Waverly Midnights

America, F*** Yeah!

America, F*** Yeah!

Friday, October 19 - Saturday, January 12, 2013

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In honor of election season, a late-night tribute to the funniest (and darkest) satirical portrayals of the good ol’ US of A.


Team America: World Police

Team America: World Police

Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20, 2012
35mm print "The missing – and debatably sarcastic – link between Washington’s special-ops ideal and Gerry Anderson’s prelapsarian Thunderbirds, Team America are a cracked... more...



Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers

Friday, October 26 - Saturday, October 27, 2012
35mm print "Whatever else it is, which is plenty, Paul Verhoeven’s eye-popping 1997 epic STARSHIP TROOPERS has to be the most misunderstood and underappreciated sci-fi blockbuster... more...



Election

Election

Friday, November 2 - Saturday, November 3, 2012
35mm print "This remarkable film may be set in high school, but its satiric take on moral corruption, political chicanery, adultery and seduction is anything but juvenile. In a smart... more...



1941

1941

Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2012
35mm print "One of Steven Spielberg's most underrated films is not only a virtuoso piece of filmmaking but a flagrant piece of mean-spiritedness and teenage irreverence that underlines... more...



Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Friday, November 16 - Saturday, November 17, 2012
High-definition digital projection "To any sniveling lily-livers who suppose that John Milius, having produced Uncommon Valor, directed Conan the Barbarian and written... more...



Dr. Strangelove, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb

Thursday, March 21 - Thursday, March 28, 2013
DCP projection "Perhaps Kubrick's most perfectly realised film, simply because his cynical vision of the progress of technology and human stupidity is wedded with comedy, in this case... more...



Small Soldiers

Small Soldiers

Friday, November 30 - Saturday, December 1, 2012
35mm print "Director Joe Dante (Gremlins) is a national treasure, and his lack of recognition by the general public may actually make it easier for him to function subversively.... more...



Ishtar

Ishtar

Friday, December 7 - Saturday, December 8, 2012
35mm print "The most underestimated commercial movie of 1987—treated as a debacle at the time, partially as payback for Warren Beatty's highhanded treatment of the press—may not... more...



They Live

They Live

Friday, December 6 - Thursday, December 12, 2013
25th anniversary! DCP projection “I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I’m all out of bubblegum,” warns L.A. drifter John Nada (wrestling superstar Rowdy Roddy... more...



M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

Friday, December 21 - Monday, December 24, 2012
35mm print "Robert Altman’s MASH comes sugarcoated in associations: with the TV show, with that especially cloying laugh track, with Alan Alda. But to consider how truly provocative... more...



The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate

Friday, December 28 - Monday, December 31, 2012
High-definition digital (DCP) projection "THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE raises the same red flags today as it did in the early 1960s, when its story of political intrigue and assassination... more...



Southland Tales

Southland Tales

Friday, January 4 - Saturday, January 12, 2013
35mm print "A doom-ridden pulp cabalist with a dark sense of purpose as well as humor, Richard Kelly shoots the moon with his rich, strange, and very funny sci-fi social satire, SOUTHLAND... more...



Mars Attacks

Mars Attacks

Friday, January 11 - Saturday, January 12, 2013
High-definition digital projection "Tim Burton's attractive and funny 1996 SF extravaganza, inspired by a series of Topps trading cards, has been described as satire, but whether its... more...





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