Alibi Midnight Movie
K Missing Kings
Aug 1 to Aug 2
Friday and Saturday 10:15pm
Dir. Shingo Suzuki - 2014 - 73m - Japan - Japanese with English Subtitles - an ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS presentation! ALL SEATS $15 - Door Prizes Courtesy of STRANGER FACTORY
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Based on the hit anime K, K MISSING KINGS picks up where the series left off. Featuring the same director and scriptwriter as the series, this movie brings the characters that you’ve grown to love in the same spirit of action, honor, and loyalty. K MISSING KINGS also sees the return of popular voice actors such as Daisuke Namikawa, Daisuke Ono, and Tomokazu Sugita, reprising their roles for the first time on the big screen.
The story starts some time after the Island Academy Incident, in which four of the seven great Kings crossed paths. Since this time, silver clansmen Kuroh Yatogami and Neko have been searching for their master, Yashiro Isana, the Silver King. Their search having turned up fruitless, the two begin to give up hope, until they encounter Anna Kushina and Rikio Kamamoto, two members of the red clan HOMRA being chased by someone.
The Crow - 20th Anniversary!
Aug 15 to Aug 16
Friday and Saturday 10:30pm
Dir. Alex Proyas - 1994 - 102m - an ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS presentation! $8 general / $6 students - Door Prizes Courtesy of STRANGER FACTORY
Before Sin City and The Dark Knight rose, there was The Crow - the 'dark, lurid revenge fantasy' (The New York Times) from director Alex Proyas (Dark City) that entranced audiences and critics alike. Featuring Brandon Lee in his final, tragic performance, The Crow is the tale of young musician Eric Draven (Lee) who, along with his fianc‚e, is murdered on the eve of their Halloween wedding. Exactly one year after their deaths, Eric is risen from the grave by a mysterious crow to seek out his killers and force them to answer for their crimes.
"It's a pleasure to welcome The Crow -- a bird of a very different feather." - Desmond Ryan, Philadelphia Inquirer
"Like one long fright night. Even though it was photographed in color, the edge-of-darkness atmosphere descends on the audience like a shroud." - Peter Rainer, Los Angeles Times
Road to Ninja - Naruto the Movie
Aug 29 to Aug 30
Friday and Saturday 10:30pm
Dir. Hayato Date - 2014 - 110m - Japan - In English - All seats $12 - An ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS presentation! -
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Long ago, a mysterious masked shinobi unleashed the Nine-Tailed Fox onto the Village Hidden in the Leaves to spread chaos and destruction. But the Fourth Hokage, Minato Namikaze, and his wife Kushina Uzumaki sealed the Tailed Beast into their newborn son Naruto to save the village, foiling the shinobi’s plan.
Years later, Naruto and his friends succeed in driving away the infamous Akatsuki, who have mysteriously returned from the dead. Upon returning to the village, the young shinobi are praised by their families for completing a dangerous mission. Reminded of how alone he is, Naruto begins to wonder what it’s like to have parents, when a strange masked figure appears before him – the same masked shinobi responsible for the death of his parents!
Witching and Bitching
Sep 12 to Sep 13
Friday and Saturday 10pm ONLY!
Dir. Álex de la Iglesia - 2014 - 115m - Spain/France - In Spanish with English subtitles - an ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS presentation!
When a bank heist in the city doesn’t all go according to plan, José and Tony find themselves in possession of some hostages and speeding through the mountains of Spain, hoping to quietly slip over the border. Not wanting to give up his custody days to his ex-wife, José has also brought his son along, for both the robbery and the ride. Little do they know that this is only the beginning of their troubles. When they decide to make a stop in a small tavern in the Basque countryside, the group encounters a series of local wackos. Falling victim to a mysterious spell, they soon find themselves the honored guests of a fractured family of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual. More colorful characters begin to enter the picture, including a pair of hapless cops hot on the trail, a defecting vixen witch and José’s controlling ex-wife, and the situation spirals further out of control, heading towards a jaw-dropping climax. From its opening moments involving a shootout between a series of street performers in costume (including Minnie Mouse, the Invisible Man and Jesus), it’s clear that director Alex de la Iglesia is in top form here. Capturing all the wit of his previous films, but employing a much more streamlined energy, he serves up the laughs, action and thrills in spades. Creative effects and frenetic, tongue-in-cheek jokes make for a visual inventive comedy with plenty of scares and surprises along the way. So grab your iron dentures and sharpened utensils. Dinner is served.
"A swift, dark and nasty horror comedy that occasionally dances into territory deemed taboo by American filmmakers." - Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
BRAZIL - the original 1986 director's cut
Sep 19 to Sep 20
Friday and Saturday 10pm
Dir. Terry Gilliam - 1986 - 131m - an ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS presentation! $8 general / $6 students
On 35mm Film!
In the dystopian masterpiece Brazil, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming everyman who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy. This cautionary tale by Terry Gilliam, one of the great films of the 1980s, has come to be esteemed alongside antitotalitarian works by the likes of George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, and Kurt Vonnegut Jr. And in terms of set design, cinematography, music, and effects, Brazil is a nonstop dazzler.
"Terry Gilliam's ferociously creative black comedy is filled with wild tonal contrasts, swarming details, and unfettered visual invention -- every shot carries a charge of surprise and delight." - Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"A superb example of the power of comedy to underscore serious ideas, even solemn ones." - Janet Maslin, New York Times
Dead Snow 2: Red Vs. Dead
Oct 31 to Nov 1
Friday and Saturday 10:15pm
Dir. Tommy Wirkola - 2014 - 100m - Norway/Iceland - in Norwegian and English with English subtitles - an ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS presentation! $8 general / $6 students
If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your girlfriend with an axe, chain-sawing your own arm off, and watching in horror as your closest friends were devoured by a zombified Nazi battalion, you’d have to assume that things couldn’t get much worse. In Martin’s case, that was only the beginning.
Picking up immediately where the original left off, Dead Snow; Red vs. Dead wastes no time getting right to the gore-filled action, leaving a bloody trail of intestines in its wake. Director Tommy Wirkola returns to the helm with a vengeance, coming up with more inventive ways to maim and dismember than you ever thought possible. Combining wry humor with horrific worst-case scenarios, this follow-up to the 2009 Midnight classic is sure to shock the weak-of-heart and delight even the most hard-core fans of the horror genre. Colonel Herzog is back, and he is not to be f&*ked with.
"Bigger, brasher, bloodier, and with more bowels, Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead is a blast." - Brian Tallerico, Film Threat