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Friday, June 21, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Bamboozled - 35mm Print - FREE ADMISSION

Dryden Theatre

Wake Up!: The Cinema of Spike LeePierre Delacroix (Damon Wayans) is a television writer at the dawn of the millennium. Overworked and frustrated, Pierre believes that the internet, home video, and the rise of the internet have hurt the popularity of his chosen medium. Castigated by his boss, Pierre decides to create a show so offensive and racist that the network will reconsider what they find entertaining. Pierre is shocked that his show, Mantan: The New Millennium Minstrel Show, is an immediate success, but he rides this new wave of success and defends the show as satire

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Saturday, June 22, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Dryden Theatre

Beyond the UniverseSlacker bassist Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) is practically dating a high-schooler, Knives Chau (Ellen Wong), when a pink-haired delivery girl rollerblades through his dreams. She is Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and when Scott meets her at a party she informs him that in order for them to date, he will need to fight and defeat her seven evil exes, setting up a series of video game-style battles that escalate until the final showdown.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Petrified Forest - Vintage 35mm

Dryden Theatre

From the Camera NegLeslie Howard and Bette Davis, the stars of 1934’s Of Human Bondage, are re-united for this drama of America at a crossroads. That crossroads is located in rural Arizona, where lofty-minded wanderer Alan Squier (Howard) meets Gaby Maple (Davis), the waitress at the Black Mesa Bar-B-Q, and the daughter of its owner. Longing to escape from her drab existence, Gaby is immediately attracted to Alan, but their brief romance is cut short by the arrival of killer Duke Mantee (Humphrey Bogart) and his gang. They plan to use the restaurant as a hideout on their way to Mexico, but as the hostage situation boils over, one man’s viewpoint will have to win out.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Thunderball

Dryden Theatre

Crashing Into the 60s | Bond in the ‘60sFor the second time in four films, 007 ends up in the scenic Caribbean where he must thwart SPECTRE once again. With a budget far larger than the first three films combined, Thunderball put its money on the screen with a series of large-scale underwater action sequences.

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Thursday, June 27, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Suspicion - 35mm Print

Dryden Theatre

Hitchcock 125 | Crashing Into the 60sA classic Hitchcock psychological thriller, Suspicion stars Cary Grant as Johnnie Aysgarth, a gambling playboy who charms and elopes with wealthy and shy Lina McLaidlaw, played by Joan Fontaine. As Lina learns the hard truth about her husband, and his business partner turns up dead, she begins to suspect that he is plotting to murder her for her money. The film’s twist ending remains hotly contested to this day.

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Friday, June 28, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Gates of Heaven - 35mm Print

Dryden Theatre

Siskel & Ebert | Author/Critic Matt Singer in Person!Errol Morris’s simple document about pet cemeteries, the people who run them, and the people who bury their pets there was one of the first films championed by Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert on their film review program Sneak Previews.

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Saturday, June 29, 2024, 2 p.m.

Dryden Roundtable - Beyond the Universe: Comic Books and Film

Dryden Theatre

Dryden RoundtableAuthors Matt Singer (Marvel’s Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular: The Definitive Comic Art Collection), Kendall Phillips, and Will Scheibel join Curator of Film Exhibitions Jared Case for a discussion of comic book films and look at the titles from The Dryden’s summer film series.

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Saturday, June 29, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Dryden Theatre

Beyond the UniverseSony’s animated Spider-Man series continues with this multiverse tale featuring numerous spider-people in numerous art styles. Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), the Spider-Man from Earth-1610, has already met many of his counterparts in the previous film, but due to the ongoing effects of a collider explosion, the multiverse is collapsing.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Art of Love - 16mm Print

Dryden Theatre

Norman Jewison’s feature directing career started in comedy, with films starring the likes of Tony Curtis, James Garner, Rock Hudson, and Doris Day. Just before moving into drama with The Cincinnati Kid, he directed this farce written by Carl Reiner. Casey (Garner) and Paul (Dick Van Dyke) are struggling artists living in Paris - a writer and a painter, respectively.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

You Only Live Twice

Dryden Theatre

Crashing Into the ‘60s | Bond in the ‘60sIf Goldfinger defined what a Bond movie should be, You Only Live Twice gloriously stretched that definition to its limits. From the time that 007 emerges from an underwater casket in a perfectly dapper naval uniform, the fifth Bond film fully embraces the more waggish and absurd possibilities of the franchise

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Saturday, July 6, 2024, 2 p.m.

Suspicion - 35mm Print

Dryden Theatre

Hitchcock 125 | Crashing into the ‘60s | Saturday MatineesA classic Hitchcock psychological thriller, Suspicion stars Cary Grant as Johnnie Aysgarth, a gambling playboy who charms and elopes with wealthy and shy Lina McLaidlaw, played by Joan Fontaine. As Lina learns the hard truth about her husband, and his business partner turns up dead, she begins to suspect that he is plotting to murder her for her money.

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Saturday, July 6, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Superman

Dryden Theatre

Beyond the Universe: Comic Books and Film Thirty years before the release of Iron Man, director Richard Donner’s big-screen adaptation of The Man of Steel ushered in the blockbuster era of superhero films. Christopher Reeve is perfectly cast as Clark Kent and his Kryptonian alter-ego as the film follows his life and adventures from birth to space to Earth to Metropolis, dealing with his special abilities and how to fit in to modern society.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Cincinnati Kid - 35mm

Dryden Theatre

Remembering Norman Jewison | Crashing into the ‘60sMoving from the lighter comedies of his earlier career, Jewison takes on Richard Jessup’s novel of a small-time poker player trying to make it big. Eric Stoner (Steve McQueen) is the big fish of stud poker in the small pond of New Orleans in the 1930s.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Dryden Theatre

Crashing Into the ‘60s | Bond in the ‘60sDeparting from series continuity and starring fresh-faced model George Lazenby in his only appearance as Agent 007, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is often viewed as the oddball stepsister of the Bond franchise. Under-watched and underappreciated even by aficionados, it also happens to be the greatest of all Bond films.

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Thursday, July 11, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Shadow of a Doubt

Dryden Theatre

Hitchcock 125 | Saturday MatineesThis slow-building, disquietingly cynical small-town thriller was also Hitch's avowed personal favorite of his many pictures. A suspected murderer, Charlie (Joseph Cotten, both charming and menacing in a brilliant performance) returns to his hometown to lay low for a while by visiting his teenage niece.

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Friday, July 12, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

He Got Game

Dryden Theatre

Wake Up!: The Cinema of Spike LeeSpike Lee turns his focus to his beloved game of basketball, fashioning a film that takes on the prison industrial system, the world of college recruitment, and father-son relationships.

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Saturday, July 13, 2024, 2 p.m.

Shadow of a Doubt

Dryden Theatre

Hitchcock 125 | Saturday MatineesThis slow-building, disquietingly cynical small-town thriller was also Hitch's avowed personal favorite of his many pictures. A suspected murderer, Charlie (Joseph Cotten, both charming and menacing in a brilliant performance) returns to his hometown to lay low for a while by visiting his teenage niece.

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Saturday, July 13, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Persepolis

Dryden Theatre

Beyond the Universe: Comic Books and FilmMarjane Satrapi published her autobiographical graphic novel Persepolis in 2000, providing both the words and the art. Soon after, she was producing an animated film based on the book, using her art as a model, along with filmmaker Vincent Paronnaud.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Hunger Games

Dryden Theatre

Phil(m) Fest 2024: The BlockbustersSuzanne Collins’s best-selling novels are adapted to the big screen in these large-scale films that launched many careers. Jennifer Lawrence plays Katniss Everdeen, citizen of District 12 in a dystopic future of Panem.

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Thursday, July 25, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

Dryden Theatre

Phil(m) Fest 2024: The BlockbustersNow a revolutionary leader, Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and District 13 President Alma Coin (Julianne Moore) use Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) as a symbol for the revolution. Instead of allowing her to fight alongside her fellow soldiers, they instead keep Katniss safe, creating videos to foment the fight and ensure morale is high. Katniss has other ideas, however, including rescuing Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) from his imprisonment in the Capitol.

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