Directed by Martin Scorsese. US. 1976. R. 1 hour 54 minutes. Sony. 35mm.
In an effort to combat his growing insomnia, traumatized Vietnam War vet Travis Bickle (Robert DeNiro) takes a job as a cab driver in New York City. Navigating the unforgiving street culture of the metropolis ravages his mental state, deluding Travis into seeing himself as the crime-plagued city’s savior, free to dispense deadly justice to whomever he deems guilty. Matching DeNiro’s star performance is an extraordinary supporting . . .
Ages 16+. 1 hour 30 minutes.
Found Footage Festival hosts Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) take audiences on a guided tour of their all-time favorite VHS finds. From the curiously-produced industrial training video to the forsaken home movie donated to Goodwill, the Found Footage Festival resurrects these forgotten treasures and serves them up in a lively celebration of all things found.
Joe & Nick will stick around . . .
Directed by Terry Gilliam. UK. 1975. PG. 1 hour 31 minutes. Rainbow Releasing. Digital.
Sponsored by Kevin R. Pound
The end of November brings many cherished traditions: Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, shopping with the crazed masses on Black Friday, watching parades and football games, and gathering at the Colonial to watch one of the funniest (and most quotable) comedies of all time, Monty Python and the Holy Grail! Perhaps the Pythons’ finest film, this cult classic puts an absurdist spin on the King Arthur legend complete with . . .
Directed by Robert Houston and Kenji Misumi. Japan. 1980. R. 1 hour 25 minutes. Janus Films and the American Genre Film Archive. 35mm.
Edited and compiled from the first two films in the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Shogun Assassin follows the adventures of a medieval samurai as he wanders the countryside with his young son to seek revenge against those who murdered his wife. 1980. R. 85 min. 35mm . . .