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This Week in Philly: Psycho, School Daze, Schlock-O-Rama, Near Dark, Cruel Intentions, and more!

This Week in Philly: Psycho, School Daze, Schlock-O-Rama, Near Dark, Cruel Intentions, and more!

Every Week, Philly has tons of film events to offer! We’re featuring as many as we can each Monday! Got an upcoming film event in the Philadelphia area? Submit it here to be featured!

Tuesday July 23rd

  • Psycho (dir. Aflred Hitchcock, 1960) 7:15 at Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Shown in conjunction with a Cinema Classics Seminar (seminar starts at 6:30) Tickets here.

  • The Night of the Hunter (dir. Charles Laughton, 1955) As part of the Ritz Classic Movie Essentials series, 7:30PM at Ritz Five.




Wednesday July 24th

  • Casablanca (dir. Michael Curtiz, 1942) 7:030PM at Ambler Theater as part of their Hollywood Summer Nights program. Get tickets here.

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (dirs. Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, 1975) as part of Python Fest, 7:30 at the Country Theater. Tickets here.

  • Cruel Intentions (dir. Roger Kumpel, 1999) 8:30 PM Haas Biergarten at La Peg, Hosted by FringeArts and PFS Young Friends Free event! Details here.

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Thursday July 25th

  • School Daze (dir. Spike Lee, 1988) 7:15 at Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Shown in conjunction with a Cinema Classics Seminar (seminar starts at 6:30) Tickets here.

  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (dir. Nicholas Meyer, 1982) 7:30PM at Ambler Theater as part of their Hollywood Summer Nights program. Get tickets here. Also at the Princeton Garden Theater.

Weekend: July 26-27th

  • Schlock-O-Rama 2019 4 different films on both Friday and Saturday Night at The Mahoning Drive-In along with vendors! Tickets and details here!

    • Friday, July 26th:

      • THE VAMPIRE’S COFFIN (1958) Dir. Fernando Mendez

      • A BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959) Dir. by Roger Corman

      • BEACH GIRLS AND THE MONSTER (1965) Dir. by Jon Hall

      • BLOOD THIRST (1971) Dir. by Newt Arnold /

    • Saturday, July 27th:

      • OCTAMAN (1971) - Dir. by Harry Essex

      • EQUINOX (1970) - Dir. by Jack Woods

      • BLOOD (1974) - Dir. by Andy Milligan

      • ROBOT VS THE AZTEC MUMMY (1958) Dir. by Rafael Portillo

Friday July 26th

  • Three O’Clock High (dir. Phil Joanou, 1987) 7PM at the Lightbox Film Center. Tickets here.

Saturday July 27th

  • Double Feature: Firestarter (dir. Mark Lester, 1984) / Near Dark (dir. Kathryn Bigelow, 1987) 7PM at the Lightbox Film Center. Tickets here.







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