Two films typically play at midnight every Friday and Saturday. However, only one film is scheduled in advance. Please check back every Wednesday when we post information about the second midnight film playing that coming weekend.
Fri 6 May
Sat 7 May
directed by Karyn Kusama in English starring Logan Marshall-Green, Tammy Blanchard, Michiel Huisman (2015)
In this taut psychological thriller by Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer’s Body), the tension is palpable when Will (Logan Marshall-Green, Prometheus) shows up to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife Eden (Tammy Blanchard, Into the Woods) and new husband David (Michiel Huisman, Game of Thrones).
“So sweat-inducingly tense that I could only watch it through laced fingers.” —Village Voice
Fri 6 May
Sat 7 May
Mad Max: Fury Road [35mm]
directed by George Miller in English starring Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy, Nicholas Hoult (2015)
Presented on 35MM
From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes Mad Max: Fury Road, a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Winner of 6(!) Academy Awards, with nominations for Best Picture and Best Director, Mad Max: Fury Road is a critical and commercial smash, proving to be the most acclaimed blockbuster of 2015.
Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.
Fri 13 May
Fri 17 Jun
The Room [35mm]
directed by Tommy Wiseau starring Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle and Greg Sestero (2003)
This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since 2003!. “Enter The Room and leave forever changed!”
“Must be seen to be disbelieved.” —The Chicagoist
Sat 14 May
Sat 18 Jun
The Rocky Horror Picture Show [35mm]
directed by Jim Sharman starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Richard O'Brien, Charles Gray, Meatloaf, Barry Bostwick (1975)
Featuring the Midnight Madness shadowcast, who ensure what’s happening in the audience is just as entertaining as what is on screen.
This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, among other things — tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) after they stumble upon the lair of transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry).
Fri 27 May
Sat 28 May
directed by Alex Cox in English starring Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton, Tracey Walter (1984)
Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean Stanton star as “repo men” who get caught up in a series of bizarre adventures involving G-men, a nuclear scientist, UFO cultists and revolutionaries. Put your seat belt on and enjoy the wild ride in this groundbreaking, punk-rock, sci-fi black comedy!
Fri 3 Jun
Sat 4 Jun
The Final Girls
directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson in English starring Alexander Ludwig, Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Alia Shawkat, Nina Dobrev (2015)
When Max (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends reluctantly attend a anniversary screening of “Camp Bloodbath,” the infamous ‘80s horror film that starred Max’s late mother (Malin Akerman), they are mysteriously sucked into the silver screen. They soon realize they are trapped inside the cult classic movie and must team up with the fictional and ill-fated camp counselors, including Max’s mom as the scream queen, to battle the film’s machete-wielding killer. With the body count rising in scene after iconic scene, who will be the final girls left standing and live to escape this film? The Final Girls is a genre-blending horror comedy also starring Adam DeVine, Thomas Middleditch, Alia Shawkat with Alexander Ludwig and Nina Dobrev.
Fri 10 Jun
Sat 11 Jun
3 Ninjas [35mm]
directed by Jon Turteltaub in English (1992)
Saturday, June 11th screening will include a pre-party in the Music Box Lounge, sponsored by Pipeworks Brewing Co!
While their friends are spending the summer playing, three young brothers—Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum—are learning the ways of the ninja from their wise grandfather. As the boys’ FBI agent father closes in on capturing notorious arms dealer and evil ninja-master Hugo Snyder, the balance of power shifts when Snyder kidnaps the brothers. Suddenly, the boys are caught in the middle of an incredible adventure they never dreamed possible. Surrounded by danger, they must rely on their wits, as well as the ancient ninja ways, to even the odds and defeat the unscrupulous Snyder!
“. . . Crosses Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Home Alone!” —Boston Globe
Fri 24 Jun
Sat 25 Jun
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me [35mm]
directed by David Lynch in English starring Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick (1992)
This enigmatic and fascinating movie furthers the mystery of Laura Palmer, serving as both an ending and a beginning to David Lynch’s hit series. Chronicling the last week of Laura Palmer’s life, the film introduces us to Special Agent Chester Desmond (Chris Isaak), a young FBI agent who disappears while investigating a murder near Twin Peaks a year prior to Palmer’s mysterious death. While this film definitely answers some questions from the abruptly-cancelled TV series, it raises far, far more.