Presented in partnership with Sound Unseen
Rare, once-in-a-lifetime performance by 80s New Wave sensation Josie Cotton plus a screening of the 1983 cult classic, "Valley Girl" (35mm, starring Nicolas Cage), with an introduction by Mike "McBeardo" McPadden, film geek and author of 2019's 'Teen Movie Hell.'
Directed by Tobe Hooper // Strange and creepy happenings beset an average California family when ghosts commune with them through the television set. Initially friendly and playful, the spirits turn menacing. When five-year-old daughter Carol Ann (Heather O’Rourke) goes missing, parents Steve (Craig T. Nelson) and Diane (JoBeth Williams) turn to a parapsychologist for help. Viewers also receive a helpful tip for using lightning and thunder to determine the distance of approaching storms.
Directed by Don Coscarelli // The residents of a small town have begun dying under strange circumstances, leading young Mike (Michael Baldwin) to investigate. After discovering that the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm), the town's mortician, is killing and reanimating the dead as misshapen zombies, Mike seeks help to lure out and kill the Tall Man from his older brother, Jody (Bill Thornbury), and the local ice cream man Reggie (Reggie Bannister).
Directed by George A. Romero // Halloween month at The Parkway kicks off with 1982’s Creepshow — five shocking exercises in the ghouls-and-gags style of classic ‘50s horror comics — directed by zombie maestro George A. Romero and written by master-of-horror Stephen King.
Directed by George Lucas // Featuring a pre-movie musical set celebrating the swingin' heyday of American rock-a-billy, R&B, country and blues by The Bad Companions!
Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show Part 1 + What is it? 35mm Presentation
Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show Part 2 + It is fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE 35mm Presentation
Directed by Steven Spielberg // Intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones, on the trail of fortune and glory in Old Shanghai, is ricocheted into a dangerous adventure in India. Joined by his faithful companion Short Round and Steven Spielberg’s wife, Indy goes in search of the magical Sankara stone, and uncovers an ancient evil which threatens all who come into contact with it.
Directed by Paul Verhoeven // In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. Leading the charge in their war on crime is a near-deceased cop turned crime-eradicating cyborg played by the bottom half of Peter Weller’s face.
Directed by Alex Cox // A young punk rock enthusiast (Emilio Estevez) finds himself partnered with a jaded repossession agent (Harry Dean Stanton) and subsequently caught up in the pursuit for a mysterious car that might be connected to extraterrestrials.
Opening musical set by the Twin Cities' premiere Wanda Jackson tribute band, Kinda Fonda Wanda!
This stunning film version of Frank Herbert's classic science fiction epic follows an intergalactic warrior's messianic rise, and the battle for control of a planet and it’s natural resource – a spice that is the most valuable substance known in the universe.
The Warriors centers on a New York City gang who must make an urban journey of 30 miles, from the north end of The Bronx to their home turf in Coney Island in southern Brooklyn, after they are framed for the murder of a respected gang leader.
When his mother and father are killed in a raid by the evil sorcerer Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones), Conan is sent to a slave camp. As the years pass, he develops into a powerfully-built man (Schwarzenegger) , still determined to get revenge for his parents' death and solve the riddle of steel.
When Sally (Marilyn Burns) hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin (Paul A. Partain), set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door.