Directed by Phil Joanou. US. 1987. PG. 97 minutes. Universal. Digital.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of the great high school movies of the late 80s. Director Phil Joanou, best known for his work with U2, has a unique eye and ability to build solid tension for one Jerry Mitchell. Jerry is your average high schooler who unfortunately upsets the psychotic new kid, Buddy Reveal. Buddy challenges Jerry to a fight, today at 3PM. As the day plays . . .
The Colonial Theatre’s annual Father’s Day movie marathon event is about to boldly go where it has never gone before – the Star Trek universe. Kirk, Spock and the rest of the USS Enterprise crew are beaming down to the Colonial’s big screen on Jun 18 with three of their best cinematic adventures. The three films selected are among the most highly regarded entries in the Star Trek . . .
Directed by Steven Spielberg. US. 1975. PG. 124 minutes. Universal. Digital.
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15 year-old organist Brett Miller will play the Wurlitzer theatre organ from 4-4:30pm!
There are very few films in the history of cinema that can be considered perfect. Jaws is, without a doubt, one of them. Plagued with production problems of all sorts Jaws emerged as the first summer blockbuster and changed movies forever. This is a true classic of the silver screen and one of the . . .
Directed by Quentin Tarantino. US. 1992. R. 99 minutes. Miramax. 35mm.
Special 25th anniversary screening with a brand new 35mm print! In the fall of 1992, a 29 year-old video store clerk named Quentin Tarantino burst onto the indie film scene with a debut that set new standards for the crime thriller. Inspired by classics such as The Killing, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, and Kansas City Confidential, Reservoir Dogs focuses on the aftermath of a botched jewelry . . .
Directed by Iain Softley. US. 1995. PG-13. 107 minutes. MGM. 35mm.
A box office bomb upon its initial release, Hackers has developed a cult following among millennials who caught its frequent cable airings during the early days of the internet. A rag tag group of computer hackers (led by Trainspotting’s Johnny Lee Miller and a then unknown Angelina Jolie) try to stay one step ahead of an evil corporate security officer (Fisher Stevens) hell bent on jailing them to prevent . . .
Directed by John Badham. US. 1977. R. 118 minutes. Paramount. Digital.
Special 40th Anniversary Celebration with a pre-screening Disco Dance Party featuring the vinyl-spinning talents of the Thrifty Discount DJs! It’s hard to believe that it’s been 40 years since John Travolta strutted across the screen to the chart-topping sounds of the Bee Gees in this blockbuster slice-of-life drama. During the day, Brooklyn working stiff Tony Manero (Travolta) hustles paint and plywood in neighborhood . . .
Directed by Lance Mungia. US. 1998. PG-13. 91 minutes. Palm Pictures. 35mm.
What happens when you mix a 50s rock musical with The Road Warrior and The Wizard of Oz and then add dashes of Spaghetti Western and Shaw Brothers Kung-Fu for good measure? You get Six-String Samurai! After nuclear war has transformed most of the U.S. into a wasteland, the titular hero (Jeffrey Falcon) journeys across the devastated country with an orphan (Justin McGuire) in search of refuge . . .
Directed by Joe Cornish. UK. 2011. R. 88 minutes. Sony. Digital.
An anything-but-average aliens attack flick, this modern cult classic finds a twenty-something nurse (Jodie Whittaker), the friendly neighborhood pot dealer (Nick Frost), a visiting stoner (Luke Treadaway), and a teenage street gang (led by current Star Wars hero John Boyega) banding together to prevent an invasion of deadly creatures from taking over their council block – and the world! As funny as it is frightening, this edge-of . . .