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 31 Jul
Sat 1 Aug
10 Things I Hate About You
directed by Gil Junger in English starring Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1999)
Adapted (loosely) from Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, Heath Ledger and Julia Styles star in this raucous high school comedy, one of the finest examples of the Teen Movie Boom of the Late-90s.
Fri 7 Aug
Sat 8 Aug
directed by Robert Bierman in English starring Nicolas Cage, Maria Conchita Alonso, Jennifer Beals (1988)
The genesis of Crazy-eyed Nicolas Cage (later perfected in Kiss of Death), this unhinged portrait of a bored literary agent transforming into a vampire is one of Cage’s most enjoyable performances to watch. Sexy vampire Jennifer Beals feeds upon our schlubby protagonist on a nightly basis, leading Cage to believe he too will become a vampire. When his fangs don’t develop, in go the plastic “vampire” teeth, after which events in his life really take a turn for the weird.
Fri 14 Aug
Fri 18 Sep
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 15 Aug
Sat 19 Sep
The Rocky Horror Picture Show [35mm]
directed by Jim Sharman starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Richard O'Brien, Charles Gray, Meatloaf, Barry Bostwick (1975)
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).
The film, co-starring Meat Loaf and Richard O’Brien, bombed in its initial release but later gained a cult following at midnight showings.
Fri 21 Aug
Sat 22 Aug
The Running Man
directed by Paul Michael Glaser in English starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto (1987)
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this 80s actioner as a wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a public entertainment. Based on the novel by Stephen King, this strangely prescient blockbuster co-stars Richard Dawson as the sadistic game show host, in a delicious piece of meta-casting!
Fri 28 Aug
Sat 29 Aug
Pee-wee’s Big Adventure [35mm]
directed by Tim Burton in English starring Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton (1985)
Man-child Pee-Wee Herman owns an awesome bike that he loves with all his heart. But when he fails to make even a rudimentary attempt at bicycle theft prevention, Pee-Wee goes on a journey of discovery to find his bike and learn a lesson: that there is no basement in the Alamo! Tim Burton’s first feature, the film often veers wildly into Burton’s signature stylings, most notably during a nightmarish trip to the ER.
Fri 4 Sep
Sat 5 Sep
Female Trouble [35mm]
directed by John Waters in English starring Divine (1974)
Nice girls don’t wear cha-cha heels! In one of John Waters’ best films, Divine plays a spoiled schoolgirl who runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitchhiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes. Co-starring Mink Stole & Edith Massey!