Flashback Cinema

Halloween (1978)
October 7 & 10
Halloween (1978)(2018)
Director John Carpenter’s ORIGINAL 1970’s classic! The night HE (villain Michael Myers) came home, 15 years after committing a grisly murder…and just in time for Halloween. This is the movie that inspired a whole series of horror pictures featuring teenagers in peril, and it remains one of the most successful independent movies ever made. Jamie Lee Curtis, in her film debut, plays a babysitter who is stalked by Myers. (“You can’t kill the boogeyman.”) Rated R

Rear Window (1954)
October 14 & 17
Rear Window (1954)(2018)
One of the best from director Alfred Hitchcock, the “master of suspense.” James Stewart, confined to his New York City apartment with a broken leg, finds that “people watching” from his window helps to pass the time. Things heat up when he and his girlfriend (Grace Kelly) begin to suspect one of his neighbors of murder. Wendell Corey plays Stewart’s police detective friend. (“People do a lot of things in private they couldn’t possibly explain in public.”) Rated PG

October 21 & 24
“It’s showtime!” Michael Keaton stars as Beetlejuice (“the ghost with the most, babe”) in this supernatural comedy from director Tim Burton. Ghosts Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis need help scaring off the Deetzes, a new family that has moved into their house. They reluctantly hire “freelance bio-exorcist” Beetlejuice, whose bizarre behavior is more than they bargained for. (“THAT is why I won't do two shows a night anymore. I won't.”) Rated PG

Shining, The
October 28 & 31
The Shining(2018)
Celebrate Halloween with Stanley Kubrick’s classic thriller, based on Stephen King’s novel. Jack Nicholson (“Here’s Johnny!”) is a writer who takes a job as a caretaker of an off-season hotel with a really…bad…past. He and his family are virtually alone in the spooky old building. Or are they? Shelly Duvall, as Nicholson’s distraught wife, discovers her husband is turning into someone she barely recognizes. (“All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.”) Rated R

2001: A Space Odyssey
November 4 & 7
2001: A Space Odyssey(2018)
Before there was Star Wars, there was 2001. Director Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking and visually stunning epic, described as “the ultimate trip,” dazzles the eye in this 4K digital restoration. Kubrick and science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke wrote the script about a mysterious monolith, a manned flight to Jupiter, and the HAL 9000, a “perfect” computer that is almost human—and not in a good way. (“I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.”) Rated G

November 11 & 14
Our Veterans Day presentation of the Oscar-winning Best Picture about one of World War II’s greatest generals. George C. Scott was named Best Actor for his performance as the colorful General George S. Patton, whose genius on the battlefield was sometimes overshadowed by his outspoken and controversial opinions. Beautifully restored in 4K digital, this widescreen epic is a powerful depiction of a true American original. (“Americans love a winner...”) Rated PG

Home Alone
November 18 & 21
Home Alone(2018)
The smash comedy starring McCauley Culkin as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who is mad at his family and wishes they would disappear. When they accidentally leave for Christmas vacation without him, he gets his wish (“Yes!”). But he finds being “home alone” isn’t all fun and games (well, maybe it is) when two bungling burglars (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) force him to defend his house. (“You guys give up? Or are you thirsty for more?”) Rated PG

Christmas Story, A
November 25 & 28
A Christmas Story(2018)
We double-dog-dare you not to love this heart-warming comedy from author Jean Shepherd. 9-year old Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants only one thing for Christmas: a "Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle.” But no one else seems to think it’s a good idea ("You'll shoot your eye out, kid!"). Darren McGavin plays Ralphie’s dad (“the Old Man”), whose taste in lamps is somewhat unusual. ("Aaah! ‘Fra-GEE-lee!’ It must be Italian!”) Rated PG