Directed by Michael Radford. UK. 1984. R. 113 minutes. 35mm.
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We pay tribute to the late John Hurt with a special 35mm screening of 1984. Learn more about the National Screening Day of 1984 here.
“Director Michael Radford’s 1984, filmed in England between April and June of 1984 (the same period during which the action of George Orwell’s famous 1949 novel takes place), is a film adaptation that succeeds brilliantly. In one fell swoop, it repoliticizes the novel . . .
Directed by Bob Spiers. UK. 1997. PG. 93 minutes. Sony. 35mm.
20th Anniversary Screening! “… Somehow I found myself enjoying this limp and lurid picture. Call it gentlemanly obligation. There is a swelling wave of dissent against the Spice Girls, based on the perception that they have achieved a ludicrous measure of fame and fortune on the strength of markedly limited talents. What I particularly admire about the Spice Girls, on the other hand, is that they have achieved a ludicrous measure . . .
To celebrate the life of Joel Rickenbach, we pay tribute to our beloved family member with the 2nd Annual Joel’s Fried Gold Film Fest! From 3:30-11PM, the Colonial’s big screen will play host to three of Joel’s favorite films, or as he referred to them, slices of fried gold: The Lego Movie at 3:30PM (Phil Lord. US. 2014. PG. 100 m. WB. Digital), The . . .
Tickets on sale Mon, Apr 3!.
The Mads Are Back! Join Mystery Science Theater 3000’s Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu as they screen some of the worst movies ever made and riff, or comedically make fun of, them live in the same style as the Peabody Award-winning TV series. The Mads will riff a film and a short, and will do a Q&A afterwards. There will also be a Meet & Greet . . .
Directed by Amy Heckerling. US. 1982. R. 90 minutes. Universal. Digital.
If you want to know what the American teenage experience was like in the 1980s, look no further than Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Adapted by former Rolling Stone reporter Cameron Crowe from his popular novel, this classic comedy traces the highs and lows experienced by a melting pot of high school students played by a roster of up-and-coming young stars, including Sean Penn, Phoebe Cates, Judge Reinhold . . .
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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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 most quotable movies of all time. Get to the theater early because there is a good . . .