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Second only to the iconic villains of horror, scream queens get their due in this Pasatiempo movie roundup. And why not? They've ben threatened with hot wax, staked through the heart, curse by witches, terrorized by headless corpses (not to mention disembodies heads), and far, far worse. Seems like they could do with a little love.
Dovetail Orchestra appears live at the Motorama to perform original scores for a series of women-directed silent films.
Italian actor and theater director Toni Servillo takes you on a guided tour of more than two centuries of art history reflected in the collection of Russia's famed State Hermitage Museum.
For more than 90 years, the annual Academy Awards have honored the best in film, whether it's actors, directors, writers, or other purveyors of celluloid dreams. Join editor and producer Paul Barnes as he presents the history of the prestigious award ceremony in all its glory and its its shame.
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Follow documentarian David Holthouse as he investigates a possible triple homicide in the deep woods of northern California. Was it gang violence? Was it a malevolent Sasquatch? Did it even really happen?
An award-winning documentary presents a series of portraits of Auschwitz survivors and the different meanings the serial numbers tattooed on their arms, as a reminder of the atrocities committed during the Holocaust, took on in the decades that followed.
Byzantine court intrigue, evil kings and queens, usurpers to the throne, peasant uprisings, slave revolts, epic battle scenes, sword fights, muscle-bound heroes, damsels in distress, monsters, magic, and sorcery — the Italian peplum features from the 1950s and 1960s have your number.
Adventure animation, rated PG, 90 minutes, Disney+ Premier Access, 3.5 chiles
These days, voice actors are well paid and well known. For decades, though, most labored in obscurity, since decades went by before voice credits became common.
Two Things. One "Thing" couldn't be more different than the other, but both of them have their fans. Whether the good-natured esprit de corps draws you more to the Howard Hawks-produced The Thing from Another World, or morbid curiosity draws you more John Carpenter's gore-splattered remake, The Thing, there's much to love in both versions.
Robin Wright directs and stars in Land, about a woman who moves to a remote mountaintop in Wyoming that she is woefully unprepared to endure.
Filmmaker Erika Cohn discusses her harrowing documentary Belly of the Beast, about human rights violations in the female criminal justice system, as part of CCA's Living Room Series.
In Supernova, partners Tusker and Sam go on a road trip when it becomes increasingly apparent that one of them is suffering from early-onset dementia.
From the district attorney's office in Dallas, where his father worked, to a career as a crime reporter in the Bay Area, to a true crime documentarian and feature filmmaker, Tiller Russell's life made him the perfect candidate to bring the Byzantine story of the criminal enterprise Silk Road to the screen.
The films in the Flatirons Food Film Festival cover a broad range of topics, from the recovery of Indigenous knowledge of food culture to the impact of waste reduction, to the neglected heritage of African American cooking our nation's cookbooks.
Imprisoned for eternity and buried deep within the Earth, an alien being is accidentally awakened by two siblings who have no idea of the ride they're in for. Their actions set off a chain of events in which the fate of the universe hangs in the balance.
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