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Cult Cinema

Member passes are accepted at most cult films. Click on the film title to confirm.
$11 Adult // $9 Seniors (62+) & Students // $7 Members & Children <13

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Fri., November 24, 2017 thru Sun., November 26, 2017

Directed by Terry Gilliam. UK. 1975. PG. 1 hour 31 minutes. Rainbow. Digital.
Sponsored by Kevin R. Pound

Two of our screenings will be the SING-ALONG version of the film: Saturday @ 9:15pm and Sunday @ 3:45pm. 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 . . .

The Running Man

Sat., December 16, 2017

Directed by Paul Michael Glaser. US. 1987. R. 1 hour 41 minutes. Paramount. 35mm.

The year is 2017. After a global economic collapse, the U.S. is now ruled by a totalitarian government that controls the population with games shows. The most popular of all the shows, The Running Man, forces enemies of the state to run a gauntlet of mercenaries in an effort to win their freedom. So far, there have been few successes – but that was before framed policeman Ben Richards (Arnold . . .

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Fri., January 19, 2018

Directed by James Cameron. US. 1991. R. 2 hours 17 minutes. Digital.

Arnold Schwarzenegger promised us that he would be back – and he is in this blockbuster sequel to the ‘80s hit! Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton reprising her role), who defeated an evil cyborg sent back in time to kill her before she gives birth to future resistance leader John Connor, must protect her 10-year-old son (Edward Furlong) from a new, advanced liquid-metal terminator (Robert Patrick) who’s just . . .

Groundhog Day

Sat., February 3, 2018

Directed by Harold Ramis. US. 1993. 11+. 1 hour 41 minutes. Sony. Digital.

It’s hard to believe that Harold Ramis’ cosmic comic masterpiece turns 25 this year. It seems like only yesterday since it was released.  When vain, arrogant and selfish Pittsburgh weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray in his greatest role) is dispatched to Punxsutawney, PA to cover the annual Groundhog Day festivities, he believes it’s just a simple, one-day assignment and career stepping stone to the big leagues of . . .

My Neighbor Totoro

Sat., February 10, 2018

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Japan. 1988. 5+. 1 hour 26 minutes. GKids. Digital.

From acclaimed director Hayao Miazaki, comes this popular animated tale concerning a pair of sisters simultaneously coping with a move to a new house and an ailing mother who’s confined to the hospital. Not long after their arrival, the girls begin to explore their new surroundings. While wandering the nearby forest, they make the acquaintance of giant cuddly creature known as Totoro. Memorable and magical, My Neighbor Totoro is . . .

Foxy Brown

Fri., February 16, 2018

Directed by Jack Hill. US. 1974. R. 1 hour 32 minutes. MGM. 35mm.

When her policeman boyfriend is killed by the mob, Foxy Brown (the legendary Pam Grier) goes undercover in the underworld to exact vicious vengeance! The follow-up to Grier’s breakout hit Coffy, Foxy Brown is as equally action-packed, out of sight and entertaining as its predecessor. Decked out in designer duds and lighting up the screen with ageless allure, Ms. Grier is backed by a standout supporting cast . . .

After Hours

Fri., March 16, 2018

Directed by Martin Scorsese. US. 1985. NR. 1 hour 37 minutes. Warner. 35mm.

Paul Hackett (Griffin Dunne) is an average-thirtysomething stuck in a dead-end job as a computer programmer. While visiting a café after a long workday, Paul strikes up a conversation with Marcy (Rosanna Arquette). They quickly make a connection due to their shared interests and hobbies. Marcy gives Paul her number before departing. Elated, Paul casts fate to the wind and heads out on the town to meet Marcy . . .

The Breakfast Club

Sat., March 24, 2018

Directed by John Hughes. US. 1985. 14+. 1 hour 37 minutes. Universal. Digital.

On Saturday, March 24, 1984, five vastly different high-school students (wrestler Emilio Estevez, prom queen Molly Ringwald, overachiever Anthony Michael Hall, rebel Judd Nelson and outcast Ally Sheedy) must endure a day-long, in-school detention under the supervision of an arrogant assistant principal (Paul Gleason). Although uncaring and mean-spirited to each other at first, the five teens begin to share their stories as the day drags on . . .