Something for everyone at the Town Hall Theatre in October
October brings a variety of movies, special screenings and events to the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy…
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN plays October 7, 9&10, Fri. & Mon., 7pm Sun. 4pm NO SATURDAY SHOW
The Phantom Of The Open follows Maurice Flitcroft (Mark Rylance), a dreamer and unrelenting optimist who managed to gain entry to The British Open Golf Championship, qualifying in 1976, and subsequently shot the worst round in Open history, becoming a folk hero in the process. Widely reviewed as “Charming as hell. ..A light and lyrical feel-good tale… exactly what you might expect from an underdog sports film… A sly little gem grounded in a fantastic performance by Rylance! It’s a story about following your passion… A marvelous feel-good film! Entertaining and uplifting!”
- This 106 minute Dramatic Comedy is Rated PG for smoking and some strong language.
Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FOQMuV0bQU
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW plays ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, October 8, 9pm LATE SHOW
In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O’Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named “Rocky.”
“Let’s do the Time Warp again.” Join us for this campy fun movie event. Dress the part, any part. Costume contests.
- This 120 minute Musical Comedy Sci-Fi film is Rated R for sexual innuendo, some profanity, violence and drug use
Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnYBwampG8U
THE WOMAN KING plays Oct. 14-17, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm, Sunday at 4pm
The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors (also known as the Amazons) who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey from foreign occupation in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Viola Davis), as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their qenslaved their people, and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for. Some things are worth fighting for.
- This 135 minute Historical Action Drams is Rated PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, some disturbing material, thematic content, brief language and partial nudity.
Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vwATtvrGWk
SEE HOW THEY RUN plays October 21-24, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm, Sunday at 4pm
In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When world-weary Inspector Stoppard (Sam Rockwell) and eager rookie Constable Stalker (Saoirse Ronan) take on the case, the two find themselves thrown into a puzzling whodunit within the glamorously sordid theater underground, investigating the mysterious homicide at their own peril.
- This 98 minute Comedy Mystery is Rated PG-13 for some violence/bloody images and a sexual reference.
Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q00qh7Ab6Mk&t=1s
LOCAL FILMS FESTIVAL plays ONE NIGHT ONLY: Wednesday, October 26, Doors at 5:30 pm
Enjoy an evening screening (75 minutes) of short films by local filmmakers… Carl Runs the Paper Directed and produced by Joey Horan and Manish Khanal, Visions of the Lost Sierra Directed by Matthew Rittenour Produced by Darrel Jury, Why Are You Here? Directed by Margaret Elysia Garcia and Tina Terrazas, Lost on Purpose Directed by Lost Sierra Productions, Meadow Restoration: Why Meadows Matter Directed by Nina Martynn Produced by Plumas Corp, Burn Scars Directed by Diego Garcia-Couoh and Plumas Charter School Capstone Trip by Diego Lozano. After the films there will be a panel discussion with the filmmakers moderated by Will Lombardi. Films screen from 6 to 8pm. $5 Admission at the door.
For more information about the films: https://www.plumasarts.org/local-films-festival.html
LABYRINTH plays October 28-31, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm, Sunday at 4pm
In this vintage 1970’s film Sarah (Jennifer Connolly) is forced by her father and her stepmother to babysit her baby stepbrother, Toby, while they are out. He does not stop crying and Sarah wishes that he would be taken away. Out of the blue, he stops crying and when she looks for him in his crib, she learns that her wish was granted, and the Goblin King Jareth (David Bowie) has taken the boy to his castle in the Goblin City in the middle of a labyrinth. Sarah repents and asks Jareth to give him back, but Jareth tells her that she has to enter The Labyrinth to rescue him before midnight. So she teams up with some allies: a collectiion of characters played by puppets produced in Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.
Directed by Jim Henson with George Lucas as executive producer.
- This 98 minute 1986 Musical Fantasy is Rated PG-13 for some violence/bloody images and a sexual reference.
Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2yd4em1I6M
MOONAGE DAYDREAM plays Nov. 4, 7&8, Friday & Monday at 7pm, Sunday 4pm NO SATURDAY SHOW
Told through sublime, kaleidoscopic imagery, personal archived footage, unseen performances, and anchored by David Bowie’s own music and words, Moonage Daydream invites audiences to immerse themselves in the unique world that is “Bowie”. David Bowie, considered one of the greatest artists of our time, has been moving culture for over 50 years. Moonage Daydream is the first film to be supported by the David Bowie Estate, which granted visionary filmmaker Brett Morgen unprecedented access to their collection.
- This 134 minute Bio-Pic Documentary is Rated PG-13 for some sexual images/nudity, brief strong language and smoking. Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSbbDCV45OI
KEPPLE FAMILY BAND HOSPICE BENEFIT CONCERT, ONE NIGHT ONLY Saturday, November 5, Doors at 6:30 pm. Advance ticket purchase is advised: https://plumas-arts.snwbll.com/ticketing/hospice-benefit-concert
LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE plays November 11-14, Friday, Saturday & Monday at 7pm, Sunday at 4pm
Based on the 1965 children’s book of the same title about Lyle, who lives in a house on East 88th Street in New York City. Lyle enjoys helping the Primm family with everyday chores and playing with the neighborhood kids. He’s the happiest crocodile any home ever had–until one neighbor insists that he belongs in a zoo. Mr. Grumps and his cat, Loretta, don’t like crocodiles, and everything Lyle does to win them over seems to go wrong. It will take all of Lyle’s charm–and courage–to reveal the hero, and friend, behind the big crocodile smile. Features vocal talents of Shawn Mendes and stars Javier Bardeem.
- This 102 minute Live Action/ Animated Family Film is Rated PG for mild peril and thematic elements.
Watch the preview… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSHecHtkXAc
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