32 movies

The Last Picture Show

October 3, 1971

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating local beauty, Jacy, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife, Ruth. As graduation nears, both boys contemplate their futures. While Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business, each boy struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.

Earthquake

November 15, 1974

Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic earthquake destroys most of the city of Los Angeles, California.

Matinee

January 29, 1993

A showman introduces a small coastal town to a unique movie experience and capitalises on the Cuban Missile crisis hysteria with a kitschy horror extravaganza combining film effects, stage props and actors in rubber suits in this salute to the B-movie.

Popcorn

February 1, 1991

A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.

A Film Johnnie

March 2, 1914

The Tramp, a film Johnnie (someone who loiters near theaters or studios to meet stars or get a job), attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there.

The Long Day Closes

May 28, 1993

Set in Kensington, a working-class district of Liverpool, England in mid-1950s, this is the story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local 'picture-house'. All the while, his family looms large in our peripheral vision as do the menacing bullies of his school, but Bud is the centre of attention both from the camera's angle and from his doting family.

Jean and Bill are a married couple trying to scrape a living. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business - a cinema in the town of Sloughborough. Unfortunately they can't sell it for the fortune they hoped as they discover it is falling down and almost worthless.

Nagesh Thiraiyarangam

February 16, 2018

A real estate dealer, who sets out to sell his father’s old property, a movie theatre, finds that the building is possessed by a ghost

Out of Print

August 23, 2014

A documentary exploring the importance of revival cinema and 35mm exhibition - seen through the lens of the patrons of the New Beverly Cinema - a unique and independent revival cinema in Los Angeles.

Service

June 24, 2008

A struggling family (Gina Pareño, Jaclyn Jose, Coco Martin) owns a Filipino porn theater where prostitutes conduct their business.

Virgin Talkies

July 10, 2015

A priest has a crisis of faith after hearing strange voices in his church -- which used to be a village's movie theater.

Hotel Torgo

July 16, 2004

A documentary film crew follows Bernie Rosenblum to the El Paso, Texas ranch where he worked in 1966 on what is arguably the worst movie of all time.

Terror in the Aisles

October 26, 1984

A non-stop roller coaster ride through the scariest moments of the greatest terror films of all time.

The Film Fan

December 16, 1939

Porky Pig is on his way to the store to pick up some groceries for his mother when he walks by a sign saying that the local movie theater is having a "kids admitted free" day. The excited Porky rushes in and views a series of spoofs of newsreels, movie trailers, feature films, and even the Lone Ranger!

An evening at the local movie theater, including a sing-along led by Maestro Stickoutski at he Mighty "Fertilizer" organ, a "Goofy-Tone" newsreel, and the feature, "Petrified Florist," a spoof of 'The Petrified Forest (1936)' featuring caricatures of Bette Davis and 'Leslie Howard'.

Bloody New Year

May 11, 1987

Five shipwrecked English teenagers take refuge in an island hotel that is decorated for New Years. The problem is, it's early summer, and soon enough, even the walls themselves are striking out against them…

Vineland

October 4, 2009

A short experimental documentary is filmed at the last drive-in movie theater in Los Angeles, located in a desolate area called the City of Industry. Floating within a backdrop of smokestacks, beacon towers and passing trains, dislocated Hollywood images filled with apocalyptic angst are re-framed and reflected through car windows and mirrors as the displacement of the radio broadcast soundtrack collides with the projections upon and surrounding the multiple screens. In VINELAND, the nocturnal landscape is seen as a border zone aglow with dreamlike illusions revealing overlapping realities at the intersection of nostalgia and alienation.

Real Artists

March 2, 2017

In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job, but, when she discovers the truth of the modern 'creative' process, she must make a hard choice about her passion for film.

The Last Days Of Cinema

March 13, 2015

As cinemas in the city are closing their doors, the relationship between Leandro and his son Martín fades away. Leandro will try to redeem his past errors on time for Martín to be able to dream again.

Ponglang Amazing Theatre

November 28, 2007

Tomorn inherits an old and run-down theatre from his uncle. The Theatre is called Chalermpol Rama, where once was the glorious Theatre in town. Today, the Theatre has no audiences, and is facing loss profit statement. Though his uncle wants to keep the Theatre, Tomorn decides to give up when a pretty broker persuades him to trade it. One day, Tomorn meets a young cap driver named Win, who becomes his consultant, and helps him until the last day of the Theatre. Before the Theatre will be permanently closed, Tomorn has a new idea to renew the Theatre inspired by his hilarious employees. Soon, the Theatre is re-opened with music and amusement that hope to bring back joys to the audiences.

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