Tickets: $6 - $10. Buy tickets online.
- Sat, Jul 14, 11:00 am
- Sat, Jul 14, 3:15 pm
“Working from a script by Edmund North (Patton), taken from a story by Harry Bates, Robert Wise directs the movie with a minimum of spectacle. A UFO lands in Washington D.C. in the opening scene and leaves at the end. In between, we meet a placid visitor named Klaatu (Michael Rennie) and an intimidating giant of a robot named Gort with incredible powers of destruction and little inclination to employ them unless necessary. But the focus remains on humanity. After getting shot while trying to introduce himself, Klaatu disappears into the streets of Washington, takes the name Carpenter (possible symbolism alert), and befriends a widowed mother (Patricia Neal) and her son (Billy Gray). With the son in tow, he wanders the U.S. capital, seeing reminders of the principles we profess and balancing them against the newfound destructiveness that brought him there in the first place, all while attempting to convey a simple, disturbing message to the leaders of Earth: They’ve reached a point where they’re either going to have to live with each other or not live at all.” (Keith Phipps, The A.V. Club)
Doors open 30 min before show time.
The Blob (Irvin Yeaworth, 1958, 82 min, 35mm, Sony)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise, 1951, 92 min, Fox)
- $6 – $10
- On sale June 1.
- Prices do not include the $1.00 per ticket service fee. This fee will be calculated at checkout.
- Please note you must exchange your ticket for a wristband when you arrive at the theatre.