FRIDAY MAY 27 DOUBLE FEATURE

MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL 7:30

It’s Square Pegs at the Round Table as England’s zaniest humorists take on the Middle Ages and convert Arthurian legend into uncontrollable lunacy! Written and performed by all your favorite Pythons, Holy Grail has been fully re-mastered in high definition and now includes the new, never-before-seen 12-minute short feature “Terry Gilliam’s Lost Animations.” *Free coconut shells* (while supplies last!) (1975, 104 min, DCP)

+ IDIOCRACY 9:30

Soldier Luke Wilson and hooker Maya Rudolph take part in a top-secret military hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years in the future in a dystopian society full of extremely stupid people. Mike Judge’s keen satire targets everything from television and film to fast food, politics, medical care, consumerism and the dialectical speech patterns of a future generation. (2006, 84 min, 35mm)

 
     
   


SATURDAY MAY 28 SPECIAL EVENT

The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY 2016 is hosted by BIANCA DEL RIO.

The May 28, 2016 shows, 6pm and 10pm, feature drag-royalty superstars including: 

  • COCO PERU 
  • VARLA JEAN MERMAN
  •  LADY BUNNY
  • ALYSSA EDWARDS
  • TRIXIE ATTEL
  • BOB THE DRAG QUEEN
  • HEKLINA & PEACHES CHRIST
  • SASHA SOPRANO
  • And Opener Lady Red Couture

Tickets: www.DQOC.com 

 
     
   


SUNDAY MAY 29 TRIPLE HARRYHAUSEN!

These three films highlight the innovative animator Ray Harryhausen and his “DynaMation” process. HEAR Bernard Herrmann’s music—the most sought after scores in soundtrack collector history!

THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD 1:30, 7:10

SEE Sinbad on his seventh voyage battle Cyclops, the two-headed Roc and a dragon!

(1958, 88 min, DCP)

+ JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS 3:15, 8:55

SEE Jason and the Argonauts at odds against harpies, the bronze giant Talos, the multiple-headed Hydra and a skeleton army!

(1963, 104 min, DCP)

+ MYSTERIOUS ISLAND 5:15

SEE castaways on a mysterious island encounter a giant crab, a giant flightless bird, giant bees and a giant Chambered Nautiloid!

(1961, 101 min, DCP)

 
     
   


MONDAY MAY 30 DOUBLE SPIELBERG

JAWS 2:15, 7:00

Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw join forces to battle a great white shark that’s been chewing up the locals off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. Steven Spielberg’s highly effective shocker set the standard for the New Hollywood popcorn blockbuster. (1975, 124 min, DCP ‘Scope)

+ JURASSIC PARK 4:35, 9:20

The ultimate theme park becomes a danger zone when the genetically designed dinosaurs populating the island go on a rampage. Sam Neill and Laura Dern are scientists and Jeff Goldblum is a mathematician invited by billionaire Richard Attenborough to an unexpectedly terrifying sneak peek. Spielberg's hugely successful adventure remains high-powered summer entertainment. (1993, 127 min, DCP)

 

TUESDAY MAY 31 THEATRE CLOSED

     
   


WEDNESDAY JUNE 1 DOUBLE PECKINPAH

BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA 7:00

Warren Oates is a broken-down American living in Mexico. When he hears that a local landowner has offered a million dollars for the head of one Alfredo Garcia, he sees an easy score and a way to make something of his life. Director Sam Peckinpah was cinema’s poet laureate of alienated men on the edge, and this is his masterpiece. (1974, 112 min, 35mm)

+ THE WILD BUNCH 9:05

Doomed outlaws attempt one last bank robbery on the Tex-Mex border circa 1913 in Sam Peckinpah’s authentic American classic. William Holden incarnates weary, honorable cutthroatery, Ernest Borgnine is his right hand man, Robert Ryan is his once friend, now foe. (1969, 145 min, 35mm ‘Scope)  

 
     
   


THURSDAY JUNE 2-SUNDAY JUNE 5

SAN FRANCISCO SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

The 21st San Francisco Silent Film Festival takes place June 2–5, 2016 at the glorious Castro Theatre.

This year's edition is jampacked with new film discoveries and restorations, and many of our favorite musicians will be back—as well as some new faces!

For the complete schedule > San Francisco Silent Film Festival

 
 
 
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