Directed by Jim Henson. US. 1986. PG. 1 hour 41 minutes. Sony. Digital.
Jim Henson’s classic fantasy is coming back to the Colonial – and you’re invited to experience its magic like never before! QUOTE-ALONG! LABYRINTH makes the audience active participants in Sarah’s quest to save her baby brother from Jareth the Goblin King! Thanks to on-screen subtitles and participation prompts, you and your fellow fans will sing David Bowie’s classic songs, quote your favorite lines, and get . . .
Directed by Jim Sharman. US. 1975. R. 1 hour 40 minutes. Fox. Digital.
Tickets on sale Fri, Sep 1 at 12:30PM.
The Colonial is once again bringing The Rocky Horror Picture Show to the stage, complete with costume contest, pre-show, full shadow cast, and prop bags for sale with everything you’ll need for participation ($5). No confetti, rice, glass bottles, super-soakers, lighters, or food from the outside will be permitted.
This show is NOT suitable for children. Anyone under . . .
Directed by Mel Brooks. US. 1974. PG. 1 hour 46 minutes. Fox. Digital.
What better way to go into Halloween (and kick off a couple of Gene Wilder classics) than with Mel Brooks’ wonderful Young Frankenstein? This hilarious and affectionate spoof of the classic horror films produced by Universal studios in the 1930’s and 40s, is rated by many as being the funniest and most accomplished parody of a classic film ever made. Written by Brooks and Wilder, and with a cast . . .
Directed by Rob Reiner. US. 1984. R. 1 hour 22 minutes. Rialto. Digital.
Before there was Best in Show and A Mighty Wind there was the original improvised mockumentary – This is Spinal Tap! Showcasing the amazing comedic and musical talents of stars Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer, This is Spinal Tap follows the titular band, a fictitious British heavy metal unit, on their latest tour and promotional campaign for their new album Smell the Glove. Once stadium headliners, the middle-aged . . .
Directed by George Roy Hill. US. 1977. R. 2 hours 3 minutes. Universal. 35mm.
Profane, profound and hilarious, Slap Shot scores a comedy hat-trick! When the player/coach (Paul Newman) of a struggling minor league hockey team learns that its current season will be its last, he scrambles to find a solution. Help arrives in the form of his new players the Hanson Brothers – a trio of siblings more concerned with brawling than winning. Realizing that the crowd wants to see fights more . . .
Directed by Terry Gilliam. UK. 1975. PG. 1 hour 31 minutes. Rainbow. 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 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 . . .