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Cinematica Classic Movies

Cinematica is Kingston's repertory cinema program, bringing classic movies to The Screening Room every month! Admission $9 general / $8 seniors + students / $6 Screening Room Film Society members

April 2014 Lineup

This April we present four Hollywood classics that gleefully dramatize some of the dark dynamics in family life. Expect ripping insults, drunken monologues, mid-century interior design, a master class in passive-aggression, attempted murder, and some of the greatest scenery-chewing ever captured on film from Bette Davis, James Mason, Liz & Dick, and an unforgettably evil 11-year-old Patty McCormack.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Wednesday April 9 @ 7pm
A former child star torments her crippled sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion. Starring Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. "I didn't bring your breakfast, because you didn't eat your din-din!"
Part of Family Plots & Twisted Ties: The Darker Side of Domestic Life in Classic Hollywood Cinema

Bigger Than Life (1956))

Wednesday April 16 @ 7pm
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity. Starring James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau. "God was wrong!
Part of Family Plots & Twisted Ties: The Darker Side of Domestic Life in Classic Hollywood Cinema

The Bad Seed? (1956)

Wednesday April 23 @ 7pm
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer. Starring Nancy Kelly and Patty McCormack. "Children can be nasty, don't you think?"
Part of Family Plots & Twisted Ties: The Darker Side of Domestic Life in Classic Hollywood Cinema

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Wednesday April 30 @ 7pm
A bitter aging couple with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. "You're all flops. I am the Earth Mother, and you are all flops."
Part of Family Plots & Twisted Ties: The Darker Side of Domestic Life in Classic Hollywood Cinema

Cult Classics

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Easter Sunday April 20 @ 7pm
The Ultimate Trip! This April 20, take an introspective journey with Stanley Kubrick's mind-bending meditation on technology, humanity and evolution. "HAL 9000: I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do."

Heathers (1988) & Mean Girls (2004) Double Feature

April 6 @ 6:30pm
Come boo and cheer your favouite high school bitches: high school black comedies Heathers and Mean Girls are playing back-to-back! Expect trivia and prizes, bottomless popcorn/pop combos, mineral water, too much candy. Look fetch: pink and plaid encouraged. Admission $12 for both films
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Past Movies

2012

  • THE GOLD RUSH and THE GENERAL - March 14
  • RULES OF THE GAME - March 21
  • CITIZEN KANE - March 28
  • SINGIN' IN THE RAIN - April 4
  • SEVEN SAMURAI - April 11
  • 8 1/2 - April 18
  • THE GODFATHER (1972) - April 25
  • BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN (1925) - May 1
  • CLERKS (1994) - May 2
  • SPARTACUS (1960) - May 16
  • THE SEVENTH SEAL (1957) - May 23
  • THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (1966) - May 30
  • THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK (1984) - June 6
  • THE BIG SLEEP (1946) - June 13
  • THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE (1991) - June 20
  • DARK PASSAGE (1947) - June 27
  • THE PRINCESS BRIDE - March 11
  • GONE WITH THE WIND - March 18 & March 25
  • FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY-OFF - April 1
  • KING OF KINGS - April 8
  • MALTESE FALCON - April 15
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS - April 22
  • AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER (1957) - April 29
  • LOONEY TUNES CLASSICS - May 13
  • MICROCOSMOS (1996) - May 27
  • CYCLING WEEK: BREAKING AWAY (1979) - June 3
  • JOHNNY GUITAR (1954) - June 10
  • TO HAVE AND TO HAVE NOT (1944) - June 24
  • TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE - March 9
  • VANISHING POINT - March 16
  • OFFICE SPACE - March 23
  • OLDBOY - March 30
  • FACE / OFF - April 6
  • FRIDAY THE 13TH - April 13
  • PULP FICTION (1994) - April 20 & 27
  • THE PROWLER (1981) - May 4
  • CLUELESS (1995) - May 11
  • GLEN OR GLENDA (1953) - May 18
  • INFERNO (1980) - May 25
  • FEMALE TROUBLE (1974) - June 8
  • ALIEN (1979) - June 15
  • PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE (1974) - June 22
  • ALIENS (1986) - June 29
  • An American in Paris (1951) - August 1
  • Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953) August 15
  • To Catch a Thief (1955) - August 29
  • Two Films by Michael Ondaatje - September 19
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) - September 7
  • The Lost Boys (1987) - September 14
  • Say Anything ... (1989) - September 21
  • Heathers (1988) - Friday, September 28
  • 400 Blows / Le quatre cents coups (1959) - September 5
  • The Cousins / Les Cousins (1959) - September 12
  • My Night at Maud's (Ma Nuit Chez Maud) (1969) - September 26
  • Godard Double Featre: My Life to Live (Vivre sa vie) (1962) & Band of
  • Outsiders (Bande à part) (1964) - October 3
  • Nosferatu (1922) - October 10
  • King Kong (1933) - October 17
  • Cat People (1942) - October 24
  • Akira (1988) - Friday, October 5
  • Purple Rain (1984) - October 12
  • El Topo (1970) - October 19
  • THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975) - October 26
  • THE SHINING (1980) - October 31
  • THE TERROR (1963) - October 31
  • SABRINA (1954) - November 7
  • FUNNY FACE (1957) - November 14
  • BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S (1961) - November 28
  • THE ROOM (2003) - November 3
  • TROLL 2 (1990) - November 10
  • PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959) - November 24
  • THE INCREDIBLY STRANGE CREATURES WHO STOPPED LIVING AND BECAME MIXED-UP ZOMBIES!!? (1964) - December 1
  • DJANGO (1966) - December 7
  • UGETSU (1953) - December 5
  • LATE SPRING (1949) - December 12
  • IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) - December 19

2013

  • TOP HAT (1935) - January 9
  • THE RED SHOES (1948) - January 23
  • BLACK ORPHEUS (1959) - February 13
  • THE MUSIC MAN (1962) - February 27
  • CABARET (1972) - March 13
  • SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (1952) - March 27
  • SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT (1955) - January 16
  • FANNY AND ALEXANDER (1982) - February 20
  • THE MAGIC FLUTE (1975) - March 6
  • HANNAH AND HER SISTERS (1986) - March 20
  • WAYNE'S WORLD (1992) - January 12
  • GUMMO (1997) - January 26
  • DAZED AND CONFUSED (1993) - February 23
  • TRAINSPOTTING (1996) - March 9
  • DEAD MAN (1995) - March 16
  • THE BIG LEBOWSKI (1998) - March 23
  • THE PRINCESS BRIDE - April 6
  • DAYS OF HEAVEN - May 8
  • STAR TREK DOUBLE FEATURE: WRATH OF KHAN (1982) & STAR TREK (2009) - May 11
  • THE TREE OF LIFE - May 22
  • THE THIN RED LINE - May 29
  • TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE - June 2
  • Roman Holiday (1953) - June 12
  • Senso (1954) - June 19
  • Summertime (1955) - July 3
  • L'avventura (1960) - July 17
  • Journey to Italy (1954) - July 31
  • La Dolce Vita (1960) - August 14
  • Pee Wee's Big Adventure (1985) - June 8
  • Easy Rider (1969) - June 15
  • Thelma and Louise (1991) - July 6
  • Dumb and Dumber (1994) - July 20
  • Death Race 2000 (1975) - August 3
  • Wild At Heart - August 17
  • Brief Encounter - September 11
  • Lawrence of Arabia - September 18
  • 12 Hours of Terror Cult Classic Horror Marathon - September 21
  • The Room - October 5
  • Shaun of the Dead / Hot Fuzz / The World's End ("3 flavours cornetto trilogy") - October 14
  • Sing Along Grease (1978) - October 19
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) - October 25 and 26
  • Double Indemnity (1944) - October 2
  • Scarlet Street (1945) - October 9
  • Leave Her to Heaven (1946) - October 16
  • Gilda (1946) - October 23
  • THE BIG CITY (1963) - Nov 18
  • THE MUSIC ROOM (1958) - Nov 25
  • CHARULATA (1964) - Dec 2
  • TROLL 2 (1990) - Nov 7
  • BIRDEMIC (2010) - Nov 14
  • THE WICKER MAN (2006) - Nov 21
  • THE ROOM (2003) - Nov 28

2014

  • Singin' In The Rain (1952) - Jan 22
  • Mulholland Drive (2001) - Jan 23
  • Zorba The Greek - Jan 29
  • CFRC 101.9fm Presents: Aelita, Queen of Mars (1924) + live soundtrack! - Feb 12
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) - Feb 22
  • The Room (2003) - March 8
  • Fargo (1996) - March 12
  • The Evil Dead Trilogy - March 16
  • Miller's Crossing (1990) - March 19
  • Barton Fink (1991) - March 26
  • The Big Lebowski (1998) - March 29