The Watching Hour Archive

The Watching Hour Archive

Here's a peek at all of the fantastic films we've played in The Watching Hour since it went weekly in August of 2009. This selection is why we were voted BEST FILM PROGRAM in WESTWORD'S BEST OF DENVER 2010 issue.
Have a suggestion for an underrated gem that you want to see? Email it to keith@denverfilm.org and expect the unexpected EVERY Friday at 10pm ONLY at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax!

Films and Events in Program...

  • The Watching Hour: Desperately Seeking Susan

    The Watching Hour: Desperately Seeking Susan

    USA , 1985 , 104 min.
    Director: Susan Seidelman Plays Friday, August 16th & Saturday, August 17th in The Watching Hour Celebrate Madonna's Birthday and say goodbye to Keith Garcia!!! 35mm presentation - Roberta (Rosanna Arquette) seeks vicarious thrills through other people's personal ads. But via a jacket, amnesia and mistaken id... more
  • The Watching Hour: 10 To Midnight

    The Watching Hour: 10 To Midnight

    USA , 1983 , 101 min.
    Director: J. Lee Thompson 35mm presentation - Stripping nude to leave no evidence of his crimes, serial killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) seems unstoppable as he murders young women who have wronged him. But he messes with the wrong person when he chooses the daughter of cop Leo Kessler (Charles Bronson) as his next v... more
  • The Watching Hour: 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom

    The Watching Hour: 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom

    USA , 2012 , 89 min.
    Director: Jordan Roberts Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed and humiliated by his brother Bruce - usually on film - his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not. 3,2,1…Frankie Go Boom is a comedy about a boy (Charlie Hunnam... more
  • The Watching Hour: ABBA - The Movie

    The Watching Hour: ABBA - The Movie

    Sweden , 1977 , 95 min.
    Director: Lasse Hallström Plays Friday, March 25th at 10pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax! Special pre-show by musical wunderkind Ian Cooke, charming you with his delightful renditions of some of ABBA's biggest hits! Click here to see the rest of the a... more
  • Hey Girl: Adventures In Babysitting

    Hey Girl: Adventures In Babysitting

    USA , 1987 , 102 min.
    Director: Chris Columbus Plays Thursday, August 1st at 7:30pm at the Sie FilmCenter Pre-show Hey Girl Happy Hour from 6pm - 7:30pm in Henderson's Lounge, sponsored by Great Divide Brewing Co! 35mm presentation - After her boyfriend cancels a date, 17-year-old Chris agrees to babysit for 15-year-old Brad and... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    The Watching Hour: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    Australia , 1994 , 104 min.
    Director: Stephan Elliott 35mm presentation - Invited to perform at a casino in remote Alice Springs, Australia, drag queens Mitzi (Hugo Weaving) and Felicia (Guy Pearce) and transsexual Bernadette (Terence Stamp) hit the road in a broken-down lavender bus named Priscilla in this campy comedy classic. Along the way, t... more
  • The Watching Hour: An Evening with Cory McAbee

    The Watching Hour: An Evening with Cory McAbee

    180 min. Denver Film Society welcomes out-of-this-world star Cory McAbee to the Starz FilmCenter for one wild, rockin' night! One ticket = 2 films + the creative mind behind the modern cult classic THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUT and his soon to be classic STINGRAY SAM!... more
  • The Watching Hour: An Evening with Heather Langenkamp

    The Watching Hour: An Evening with Heather Langenkamp

    USA , 2011 , 120 min. Actress Heather Langenkamp IN-PERSON to present I AM NANCY, do a post-film Q&A and then meet and sign autographs for her fans! Digital presentation - While Freddy Kreuger may have hordes of fans across the world wrapped around his bladed finger the truth can't be denied that this cin... more
  • The Watching Hour: Anchorman-The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    The Watching Hour: Anchorman-The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    USA , 2004 , 94 min.
    Director: Adam McKay 35mm presentation - Will Ferrell is hilarious as Ron Burgundy, a big-shot news anchor in 1970s San Diego whose reign over the newsroom is questioned when a hardworking feminist reporter, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), shows up and rocks the station with her new ideas. At first, ... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Apple

    The Watching Hour: The Apple

    USA , 1980 , 90 min.
    Director: Menahem Golan 35mm presentation - This campy cult classic charts the fortunes of fresh-faced Canadian musical duo Alphie (George Gilmour) and Bibi (Catherine Mary Stewart), who enter the Worldvision Song Contest and lose thanks to a scheming record industry titan named Mr. Boogalow (Vladek Sheybal). Though... more
  • The Watching Hour at the 30th Starz Denver Film Festival

    The Watching Hour at the 30th Starz Denver Film Festival

    The line-up of films for our 2nd year of late-night genre delights.... more
  • The Watching Hour at the 31st Starz Denver Film Festival

    The Watching Hour at the 31st Starz Denver Film Festival

    The line-up of films for our 3rd year of late-night genre delights.... more
  • The Watching Hour at the 32nd Starz Denver Film Festival

    The Watching Hour at the 32nd Starz Denver Film Festival

    These films played at the 32nd Starz Denver Film Festival November 12 - 22, 2009! Take a walk on the razor’s edge with our fine selection of alternative fare. Not for the squeamish, the subtle, or the unimaginative, these cult treats are too deviant to be shown during prime time, airing instead at ... more
  • The Watching Hour at the 33rd Starz Denver Film Festival

    The Watching Hour at the 33rd Starz Denver Film Festival

    The fifth year of our late-night celebration of films that skew just a little outside of the norm continues with a new slate of genre bending titles destined to become part of the new cult canon. Four premieres and one solidified cult classic in tribute to this year's Mayor's Career Achievement Awar... more
  • The Watching Hour at the 34th Starz Denver Film Festival

    The Watching Hour at the 34th Starz Denver Film Festival

    Get ready, constant watchers, to venture to a place where cinema cracks open to reveal its hidden core. A primal place where the fantastic meets the terrifying, where you’ll see things you thought existed only in your wildest dreams and your sweetest nightmares. This is The Watching Hour. Friday ... more
  • The Watching Hour at the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival

    The Watching Hour at the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival

    Get ready constant watchers to venture to a place where cinema cracks open to reveal its hidden core. A primal place where the fantastic meets the terrifying, where you’ll see things you thought existed only in your wildest dreams and your sweetest nightmares. This is The Watching Hour. Sponso... more
  • The Watching Hour: Back to the Future Part II

    The Watching Hour: Back to the Future Part II

    USA , 1989 , 108 min.
    Director: Robert Zemeckis 35mm presentation - As sequels go BTTF PART II is THE GODFATHER PART II of 80s science fiction comedies, plus it hashoverboards! The second part of the trilogy begins as Doc, Marty and Jennifer take the time-traveling DeLorean into the year 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFl... more
  • The Watching Hour: Bad Biology

    The Watching Hour: Bad Biology

    USA , 2008 , 85 min.
    Director: Frank Henenlotter Digital presentation - Acclaimed director Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case, Frankenhooker) is back with a twisted tale of love and weirdness. Driven by biological excess, a young man and woman search for sexual fulfillment, unaware of each other's existence. Unfortunately, they eventuall... more
  • The Watching Hour: Batman Returns

    The Watching Hour: Batman Returns

    USA , 1992 , 126 min.
    Director: Tim Burton HD Digital presentation - Trouble returns to Gotham in director Tim Burton's sequel as Batman (Michael Keaton) battles three new villains plotting to take over the city, including corrupt businessman Max Shreck (Christopher Walken), the hideous Penguin (Danny DeVito) and the mysterious Catwom... more
  • The Watching Hour: Battle Royale

    The Watching Hour: Battle Royale

    Japan , 2000 , 114 min.
    Director: Kinji Fukasaku HD Digital presentation - One of the most controversial films in history, now available for the first time ever in America! In the near future, the economy has collapsed, unemployment has soared and juvenile crime has exploded. Fearful of their nation’s youth, the Japanese government passes T... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Beaver Trilogy

    The Watching Hour: The Beaver Trilogy

    USA , 2000 , 83 min.
    Director: Trent Harris Plays Friday, June 7th at a Special Time, 730pm! As part of The Watching Hour's Weekend with Trent Harris Director Trent Harris In-Person! Digital presentation - It begins in 1979 with the chance meeting in a Salt Lake City parking lot where filmmaker Trent Harris is approached by an... more
  • The Watching Hour: Beavis & Butthead Do America

    The Watching Hour: Beavis & Butthead Do America

    USA , 1996 , 81 min.
    Director: Mike Judge 35mm presentation - After realizing that their beloved boob tube is gone, couch potatoes Beavis and Butt-head (both voiced by creator Mike Judge) set off on a cross-country expedition that takes them from Las Vegas to the nation's capital. Along the way, they're mistaken for hit men and get c... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

    The Watching Hour: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

    USA , 1982 , 114 min.
    Director: Colin Higgins Plays Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19 at 10pm in The Watching Hour! 35mm presentation - Founded in 1910 just outside of the city limits of Gilbert located in Lanville County, Texas, the Chicken Ranch has for generations been known as the best whorehouse in Texas for its wholesome fun, ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Bitch Slap

    The Watching Hour: Bitch Slap

    USA , 2009 , 105 min.
    Director: Rick Jacobson 35mm presentation - Bitch Slap is a post-modern, thinking man's throwback to the B movie/exploitation films of the 1950s though 1970s, as well as a loving, sly parody of them. Inspired by the likes of Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, Kung Fu Nun and the pantheon of Blacksploitation films, Bitch... more
  • The Watching Hour: Black Christmas (1974)

    The Watching Hour: Black Christmas (1974)

    Canada , 1974 , 98 min.
    Director: Bob Clark 35mm Archival presentation - The A.V. Club’s New Cult Canon series comes back with a jingle this holiday season with a series of holiday film screenings around the country—all brought to life by our friends at Mike’s Hard Lemonade. A.V. Club film editor Scott Tobias has been covering The New... more
  • The Watching Hour: Blood Runs Cold

    The Watching Hour: Blood Runs Cold

    Sweden , 2011 , 80 min.
    Director: Sonny Laguna Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd as part of The Watching Hour Presented by Bloody Disgusting Selects In the dead of winter, Winona, a successful musician, looking to relax and find creative inspiration, returns to her hometown to stay in a cabin rented by her manager. When she a... more
  • The Watching Hour: BMX Bandits

    The Watching Hour: BMX Bandits

    Australia , 1983 , 90 min.
    Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith 35mm presentation - In this high-flying crime caper featuring plenty of daring stunts, Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman makes her film debut as Judy, a teen who helps two of her best pals, bike-riding hotshots P.J. (Angelo D'Angelo ) and Goose (James Lugton), take on a menacing gang of grow... more
  • The Watching Hour: Boogie Nights

    The Watching Hour: Boogie Nights

    1997 , 155 min.
    Director: Paul Thomas Anderson 35mm presentation - Even if the notorious 1970s porn-filmmaking milieu doesn't exactly turn you on, don't let it turn you off to this movie's extraordinary virtues, either. Boogie Nights is one of the key movies of the 1990s, and among the most ambitious and exuberantly alive American movies ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Boom!

    The Watching Hour: Boom!

    United Kingdom , 1968 , 113 min.
    Director: Joseph Losey 35mm presentation - One of John Waters' favorite films that he didn't direct is this hard to find over-the-top camp fest that was written by Tennessee Williams and stars Elizabeth Taylor at her most glamorous. The wealthy, self-absorbed eccentric Sissy Goforth (Taylor) has taken up residence ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Bound

    The Watching Hour: Bound

    USA , 1995 , 108 min.
    Director: Larry Wachowski , Andy Wachowski 35mm presentation - The Wachowskis' remarkable directorial debut is a revisionist take on the film noirs of the 1940s. Part THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, SIN CITY (a gritty detective comic book that inspired the look of the film), and THELMA & LOUISE (an admittedly key influence), BOUND bri... more
  • The Watching Hour: Bram Stoker's Dracula

    The Watching Hour: Bram Stoker's Dracula

    USA , 1992 , 128 min.
    Director: Francis Ford Coppola 35mm presentation - When Dracula (Gary Oldman) leaves the captive Jonathan Harker (Keanu Reeves) and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker (Winona Ryder) -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta (also Winona Ryder) -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing (Ant... more
  • The Watching Hour: Bring It On

    The Watching Hour: Bring It On

    USA , 2000 , 98 min.
    Director: Peyton Reed Denver FilmCenter Spirit Night! Special Pre-Film Cheer Battle by the East High School Angels! FREE Basil Doc's Pizza! Specials on spirits at Henderson's Lounge! Be Excited! BE! BE! EXCITED! 35mm presentation - The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Bugsy Malone

    The Watching Hour: Bugsy Malone

    United Kingdom , 1976 , 93 min.
    Director: Alan Parker 35mm presentation - In this unique mobster movie, Scott Baio heads up a prepubescent cast as the title character, a child gangster determined to rule over New York City. Instead of throwing fists or bullets, the Prohibition-era kiddie mobsters sling confections at one another. When Bugsy lear... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Burning

    The Watching Hour: The Burning

    USA , 1981 , 91 min.
    Director: Tony Maylam UNCUT 35mm presentation - Oh, those crazy days of slasher films, when every summer camp became a potential slaughterhouse. The Burning was one of the flood of movies that followed the success of Friday the 13th, and it's more notable today for an unexpected roster of talent than for its succe... more
  • The Watching Hour: Cadaver

    The Watching Hour: Cadaver

    South Korea , 2008 , 112 min.
    Director: Son Derek Digital Presentation - In a cold dark shaded anatomy class, 6 medical students perform their first dissection. They shiver with their first meeting of a deadly beautiful cadaver. They, still in fear, apply a scalpel on her body in turns. After the class, they start having same nightmares and ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Calvaire

    The Watching Hour: Calvaire

    France , 2004 , 88 min.
    Director: Fabrice Du Welz Screens at 10pm Friday, April 26th as part of The Watching Hour! Guest hosted by local horror maven Theresa Mercado! 35mm presentation - A traveling entertainer falls prey to a disturbed recluse in director Fabrice Du Welz's twisted, slow-burn riff on Deliverance.... more
  • The Watching Hour: Cloak & Dagger

    The Watching Hour: Cloak & Dagger

    USA , 1984 , 101 min.
    Director: Richard Franklin Screens in The Watching Hour Friday & Saturday, February 1 & 2! Juvenile actor Henry Thomas, late of E.T., is the star of Cloak & Dagger. Given to telling whoppers, Thomas finds himself in a boy-who-cried-wolf dilemma when he overhears two spies plotting to smuggle valuable in... more
  • The Watching Hour: Creepshow

    The Watching Hour: Creepshow

    USA , 1982 , 120 min.
    Director: George A. Romero Based on the E.C. comic books of the 1950s, this horror anthology includes radioactive meteorites, a creepy Father's Day party, a monster in a crate and thousands of cockroaches. Venerable horror director George Romero (Night of the Living Dead) and screenwriter Stephen King are responsible for the ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Cruel Intentions

    The Watching Hour: Cruel Intentions

    USA , 1999 , 97 min.
    Director: Roger Kumble 35mm presentation - Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn (Sarah Michelle Gellar) challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian (Ryan Phillippe), to deflower their headmaster's daughter (Reese Witherspoon) before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Cruising

    The Watching Hour: Cruising

    USA , 1980 , 102 min.
    Director: William Friedkin A selection of The Watching Hour during the Cinema Q Film Festival - Friday, July 19 at 10pm Introduced by INTERIOR. LEATHER BAR director Travis Mathews Archival 35mm presentation - For equal opportunity skank in queer cinema, you can’t get much nastier than this incendiary pair of t... more
  • The Watching Hour: Cry Baby

    The Watching Hour: Cry Baby

    USA , 1990 , 85 min.
    Director: John Waters Part of our salute to John Waters in advance of his appearance at RMCAD 35mm presentation - Helmed by director John Waters -- the king of kitsch -- this campy comedy set in 1950s Baltimore stars Johnny Depp as Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, a leather-clad street tough who leads a gang dubbe... more
  • The Watching Hour: Curtains

    The Watching Hour: Curtains

    Canada , 1983 , 89 min.
    Director: Richard Ciupka Plays in The Watching Hour Friday & Saturday, Oct 19th & 20th at 10pm 35mm presentation - A group of actresses up for a highly-coveted movie role go to the director of the film’s mansion (which is in the middle of nowhere) to audition for the part. It isn’t all fun and games though, a... more
  • The Watching Hour: Dead Snow

    The Watching Hour: Dead Snow

    Norway , 2009 , 91 min.
    Director: Tommy Wirkola 35mm presentation - The group of friends had all they would need for a successful Easter vacation; cabin, skis, snowmobile, toboggan, copious amounts of beer and a fertile mix of the sexes. Certainly, none of them had anticipated not returning home alive! However, the Nazi-zombie battalion ha... more
  • The Watching Hour: Deadgirl

    The Watching Hour: Deadgirl

    USA , 2008 , 101 min.
    Director: Gadi Harel , Marcel Sarmiento Digital presentation - Rickie and JT are high school outsiders, bullied by jocks and despised by the in-crowd. Though both would rather drop out than bear this never-ending misery, Rickie chooses to stay, if only to catch fleeting glimpses of JoAnn, his childhood crush and the current girlfri... more
  • The Watching Hour: Death Becomes Her

    The Watching Hour: Death Becomes Her

    USA , 1992 , 104 min.
    Director: Robert Zemeckis 35mm presentation - Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep run wild in this black comedy that mixes rapier wit with cutting-edge special effects. Insufferably vain, Hawn and Streep discover the secret of eternal youth -- and find that it has a few unadvertised drawbacks. The object of their affection i... more
  • The Watching Hour: Death Wish 3

    The Watching Hour: Death Wish 3

    USA , 1985 , 92 min.
    Director: Michael Winner 35mm presentation - When his friend is beaten to death by a group of thugs, vigilante Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) steps in to seek revenge. Granted permission by the police to kill punks at will, Paul engages in all-out warfare against Manny Fraker (Gavin O'Herlihy) and his powerful gang. A... more
  • The Watching Hour: Detention

    The Watching Hour: Detention

    USA , 2011 , 93 min.
    Director: Joseph Kahn Screens in The Watching Hour Friday & Saturday, November 30th & December 1st at 10pm 35mm Presentation - An apocalyptic fantasy, horror, science fiction, action- thriller, body swapping, time-traveling teen romantic comedy starring Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook and Shanley Caswell, Deten... more
  • The Watching Hour: District B13

    The Watching Hour: District B13

    France , 2004 , 85 min.
    Director: Pierre Morel 35mm presentation - Both of the leads in the French action flick DISTRICT B13 practice parkour, a kind of urban gymnastics that looks a little like skateboarding without the skateboard, and the pleasure of this short frenetic film is watching the two lithe heroes leap through windows, run up ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Dog Eat Dog

    The Watching Hour: Dog Eat Dog

    Colombia , 2008 , 106 min.
    Director: Carlos Moreno 35mm presentation - El Orejon is an agoraphobic crime boss who lives surrounded by telescopes in a luxury high-rise apartment in the center of Cali, Colombia. When his godson is killed he asks a voodoo priestess to avenge the murder by casting a deadly spell on the shooter, Eusebio. Miles awa... more
  • The Watching Hour: Doghouse

    The Watching Hour: Doghouse

    United Kingdom , 2009 , 89 min.
    Director: Jake West Digital presentation - Six men with mid-life anxiety set out for a weekend in the country in an attempt to reconnect with their masculinity. What they find is a catastrophe so horrible and bizarre that a mid-life crisis turns out to be exactly what they need to survive it. The battle of the s... more
  • The Watching Hour: Eddie - The Sleepwalking Cannibal

    The Watching Hour: Eddie - The Sleepwalking Cannibal

    Canada , 2012 , 90 min.
    Director: Boris Rodriguez Friday, April 12th & Saturday, April 13th at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour Digital presentation - Thure Lindhardt (Keep the Lights On) stars in this quirky dark comedy as Lars, a former darling of the art scene slipping away into the land of has-beens and struggling with la... more
  • The Watching Hour: Empire Records

    The Watching Hour: Empire Records

    USA , 1995 , 90 min.
    Director: Allan Moyle Digital presentation - 15th Anniversary! A funky little record shop provides the setting for this cult comedy that centers on the workers there as they try to help poor Joe (Anthony LaPaglia), the manager who really wants to buy the place, recoup his losses after his well-meaning, but dim-bul... more
  • The Watching Hour: E.T. - The Extraterrestrial

    The Watching Hour: E.T. - The Extraterrestrial

    USA , 1982 , 115 min.
    Director: Steven Spielberg 35mm presentation - To get you in the mood for this summer's Spielberg-palooza SUPER 8, The Watching Hour brings you this classic summer blockbuster for one night only! Steven Spielberg's 1982 smash hit tells the heartwarming story of the special bond 10-year-old Elliot (Henry Thomas) forges... more
  • The Watching Hour: Exte

    The Watching Hour: Exte

    Japan , 2007 , 108 min.
    Director: Sion Sono 35mm presentation - Customs agents discover a huge amount of human hair along with the bald corpse of a young girl. This arouses the curiosity of Yamazaki, a mortuary employee with a hair fetish (Ren Osugi), particularly since the girl's hair continues to grow. Now a mad hair-peddler with an ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Eyes of Laura Mars

    The Watching Hour: Eyes of Laura Mars

    USA , 1978 , 104 min.
    Director: Irvin Kershner Screens Friday & Saturday April 19 & 20 at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour during our Double Exposure film series 35mm presentation - Laura Mars (Faye Dunaway) is a very successful high-end fashion and advertising photographer. Detective John Neville (Tommy Lee Jones) notes striking... more
  • The Watching Hour: F/X

    The Watching Hour: F/X

    USA , 1986 , 109 min.
    Director: Robert Mandel 35mm presentation - The Justice Department enlists special-effects wizard Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) for the most elaborate assignment of his lifetime -- to fake the murder of a high-profile mobster (Jerry Orbach) who's about to enter the witness protection program. But Tyler's hoax turns fri... more
  • The Watching Hour: Foxes

    The Watching Hour: Foxes

    USA , 1980 , 106 min.
    Director: Adrian Lyne 35mm presentation - Four attractive girls (Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie from The Runaways among them) growing up in Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley in the late 1970s have more than their fair share of trouble and misadventure in this debut film from director Adrian Lyne. Regarded as a minor ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Foxy Brown

    The Watching Hour: Foxy Brown

    USA , 1974 , 94 min.
    Director: Jack Hill 35mm presentation - FOXY BROWN is Pam Grier's landmark Blaxploitation film, in which she creates the iconic character imitated in films by directors from Spike Lee to Quentin Tarantino. Grier plays Foxy, a toughened woman living in a drug-plagued Los Angeles ghetto who goes on a one-woman mis... more
  • The Watching Hour: Fright Night

    The Watching Hour: Fright Night

    USA , 1985 , 106 min.
    Director: Tom Holland Archival 35mm presentation - 25th Anniversary!! Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent... more
  • The Watching Hour: Girl 6

    The Watching Hour: Girl 6

    USA , 1996 , 108 min.
    Director: Spike Lee Screens Friday, June 14th & Saturday, June 15th at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour 35mm presentation - In 1996, Director Spike Lee directed a film he didn’t write, trusting playwright Suzan-Lori Parks to tell the story of down on her luck actress (Theresa Randle) who resorts to a jo... more
  • The Watching Hour: Girl Walk // All Day

    The Watching Hour: Girl Walk // All Day

    USA , 2011 , 71 min.
    Director: Jacob Krupnick This is a 21+ event! Sunday, June 10th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 10pm Screening - 9:30pm Drink Specials DANCE PARTY - Before, After and During the Screening! Official Kick Off Party for Westword Music Showcase presented by The Watching Hour Girl Walk // All Day is a feature-... more
  • The Watching Hour: Grabbers

    The Watching Hour: Grabbers

    Ireland , 2012 , 94 min.
    Director: Jon Wright Plays Friday, August 9th & Saturday, August 10th as part of The Watching Hour On Erin Island, an idyllic fishing village off the coast of Ireland, charming but somewhat work-shy Ciaran O’Shea, is tasked with greeting Lisa Nolan, a straight-laced young officer who has arrived from the mainlan... more
  • The Watching Hour: Grace

    The Watching Hour: Grace

    USA , 2008 , 85 min.
    Director: Paul Solet Digital presentation - Eight months pregnant, and preoccupied with both a natural childbirth and a pure-body lifestyle, Madeline Matheson, played with merciless compassion by Jordan Ladd, deflects her demanding mother-in-law's insistent pressure for standard hospital treatment, instead opting... more
  • The Watching Hour: Grave Encounters 2

    The Watching Hour: Grave Encounters 2

    USA , 2012 , 99 min.
    Director: John Poliquin Plays as part of the Watching Hour on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 at 10pm GRAVE ENCOUNTERS was a found-footage horror phenomenon that many people believed was just a movie. Film student Alex Wright is out to prove them wrong in GRAVE ENCOUNTERS 2. Alex is as obsessed with... more
  • The Watching Hour: Hansel & Gretel Get Baked

    The Watching Hour: Hansel & Gretel Get Baked

    USA , 2013 , 100 min.
    Director: Duane Journey Plays Friday, April 19th & Saturday, April 20th as part of The Watching Hour An intense new marijuana strain named “Black Forest” is taking Los Angeles by storm, and Gretel’s stoner boyfriend can’t get enough. But when the old woman growing the popular drug (Lara Flynn Boyle) turns out to be... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Happiness of the Katakuris

    The Watching Hour: The Happiness of the Katakuris

    Japan , 2001 , 113 min.
    Director: Takashi Miike 35mm presentation - One of an amazing seven features directed in 2001 by Japan's prolific shock auteur Takashi Miike, The Happiness of the Katakuris is a gleefully morbid musical comedy about a family of oddballs who open an inn in the mountains. Unfortunately, through no fault of their own, ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Howard The Duck

    The Watching Hour: Howard The Duck

    USA , 1986 , 111 min.
    Director: Willard Huyck 35mm presentation - In this uncommon sci-fi comedy produced by George Lucas, a cigar-chomping extraterrestrial duck named Howard (voiced by Chip Zien) is accidentally beamed to Earth by a physicist (Jeffrey Jones) and his assistant (Tim Robbins), only to find love with a pretty punk-rock sing... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Hunger

    The Watching Hour: The Hunger

    United Kingdom , 1983 , 97 min.
    Director: Tony Scott Digital presentation - Director Tony Scott's cult classic tells the story of Miriam (Catherine Denueve) and John (David Bowie), an elegant couple with a dark secret: they are vampires. Feeding on human blood, Miriam has lived for over 2000 years. Taking John as her lover, she gave him the gif... more
  • The Watching Hour: I Sell The Dead

    The Watching Hour: I Sell The Dead

    USA , 2009 , 85 min.
    Director: Glenn McQuaid Digital presentation - In I SELL THE DEAD, 19th century justice has finally caught up with two of the craftiest grave robbers in town. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, body-snatcher Arthur Blake (Dominic Monaghan / LORD OF THE RINGS, Lost) tells his life story ... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Incredible Shrinking Woman

    The Watching Hour: The Incredible Shrinking Woman

    USA , 1981 , 88 min.
    Director: Joel Schumacher Archival 35mm presentation - Lily Tomlin stars as Pat Kramer, an ordinary housewife living in a quiet suburban environment. Her over-achieving, advertising executive husband treats her to all the goodies that his company represents. But it seems that Pat has developed an odd reaction to the c... more
  • The Watching Hour: Inferno

    The Watching Hour: Inferno

    Italy , 1980 , 107 min.
    Director: Dario Argento Archival 35mm presentation - The tenants of a Manhattan apartment are terrorized by deadly spirits. Among other equally gruesome things, they are decapitated, clawed to death by cats, burned, and attacked by a knife-wielding killer. Another stylish horror opus from the incomparable Argento. I... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Inglourious Basterds

    The Watching Hour: The Inglourious Basterds

    Italy , 1978 , 99 min.
    Director: Enzo G. Castellari See the original film that inspired Tarantino! Archival 35mm presentation - Cult favorites Fred Williamson (BLACK CAESER) and Bo Svenson (WALKING STAR) star in this Italian knock-off of THE DIRTY DOZEN. Arrested for crimes against the army, five World War II vets escape when their pr... more
  • The Watching Hour: IP Man

    The Watching Hour: IP Man

    Hong Kong , 2009 , 106 min.
    Director: Wilson Yip 35mm presentation - An occupying Japanese general (Hiroyuki Ikeuchi) challenges Chinese men to duels so he can prove the superiority of the Japanese. Ip Man (Donnie Yen) -- a Chinese martial arts master forced to work in the mines -- refuses to fight, but can resist for only so long. Revisit ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Irma Vep

    The Watching Hour: Irma Vep

    France , 1996 , 99 min.
    Director: Olivier Assayas 35mm presentation - Maggie Cheung, acting out her own role as one of the greatest stars of Asian cinema, comes to Paris to portray Irma Vep (the character created by Musidora) in a remake of the famous series Vampires directed by Louis Feuillade between 1915 and 1916. She does not speak a wor... more
  • The Watching Hour: Iron Sky

    The Watching Hour: Iron Sky

    Finland , 2012 , 93 min.
    Director: Timo Vuorensola Friday & Saturday, August 10 & 11 at 10pm at The Watching Hour Digital presentation - In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space for... more
  • The Watching Hour: Irreversible

    The Watching Hour: Irreversible

    France , 2012 , 97 min.
    Director: Gaspar Noe Screens at 10pm Saturday, April 27th as part of The Watching Hour Some things to note before you come to tonight's screening. He uses gyroscopic cameras to great effect (you might get dizzy), shocking violence (you might puke), Thomas Bangalter recorded portions of the soundtrack with "brown noi... more
  • The Watching Hour: Jack & Diane

    The Watching Hour: Jack & Diane

    USA , 2012 , 110 min.
    Director: Bradley Rust Gray Screens Saturday, July 21st at 9:30pm as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet on a summer day in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Bubbly and naïve, Diane’s charming innocence quickly begins to open tomboy Jack’s tough skinned heart.... more
  • The Watching Hour: Jackie Brown

    The Watching Hour: Jackie Brown

    USA , 1997 , 154 min.
    Director: Quentin Tarantino 35mm presentation - Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed this adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 1995 Rum Punch, switching the action from Miami to LA, and altering the central character from white to black. Ruthless arms dealer Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson), who lives with perpetually stoned... more
  • The Watching Hour: Jacob's Ladder

    The Watching Hour: Jacob's Ladder

    USA , 1990 , 113 min.
    Director: Adrian Lyne 35mm presentation - In this supernatural thriller, Vietnam veteran Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) returns home to New York City, only to be haunted by his son's death, plagued by flashbacks from the war and tortured by psychological demons. Despite support from his ex-wife (Patricia Kalember), hi... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Jeffrey Dahmer Files

    The Watching Hour: The Jeffrey Dahmer Files

    USA , 2012 , 76 min.
    Director: Chris James Thompson NOW PLAYING through March 21st at the Sie FilmCenter Digital presentation - What drives a seemingly mundane man to commit a series of acts so heinous that it captured the attention of a horrified nation? In the summer of 1991 Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested in Milwaukee and sentenced to 9... more
  • The Watching Hour: Jennifer's Body

    The Watching Hour: Jennifer's Body

    USA , 2009 , 102 min.
    Director: Karyn Kusama Plays Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th as part of The Watching Hour 35mm presentation - Demon possession, devilish cheerleaders, and Satanic rock stars are all on the chopping block with this horror comedy from the production team behind Juno. Screenwriter Diablo Cody pr... more
  • The Watching Hour: Josie And The Pussycats

    The Watching Hour: Josie And The Pussycats

    USA , 2001 , 98 min.
    Director: Harry Elfont , Deborah Kaplan Preceded by a totally "Jerkin'" Pop Pajama Party starting at 8:30pm! FREE Pizza! Drink Specials! And all the Spears/Timberlake/Aguilera/NSYNC/Backstreet your ears and eyes can handle! 10th Anniversary 35mm presentation! - Released in 2001 to cash in on the comic-to-screen blockbusters... more
  • The Watching Hour: Juan of the Dead

    The Watching Hour: Juan of the Dead

    Spain , 2011 , 100 min.
    Director: Alejandro Brugués MUST END Thursday, May 24th! 35mm presentation - Juan is 40 years old, most of which he spent in Cuba doing absolutely nothing. It’s his way of life, and he’s prepared to defend it at any cost, along with his pal Lázaro, as lazy as Juan but twice as dumb. Juan’s only emotional tie is ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    The Watching Hour: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    USA , 2005 , 103 min.
    Director: Shane Black HD Digital presentation - Petty thief Harry Lockhart (Robert Downey Jr.) gets caught up in a murder investigation by posing as an actor and heading to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition, where he finds an authentic acting coach in detective Perry Van Shrike (Val Kilmer). But the bright ligh... more
  • The Watching Hour: Krush Groove

    The Watching Hour: Krush Groove

    USA , 1985 , 97 min.
    Director: Michael Schultz Digital presentation - In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker has all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove records, including Run-D.M.C., Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, and Kurtis Blow, while Rick (Rubin) produces their records. ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Lady Vengeance

    The Watching Hour: Lady Vengeance

    South Korea , 2005 , 112 min.
    Director: Park Chan-Wook Screens Wednesday, March 6th at 9:45pm as part of our VENGEANCE IS HIS Tribute to Park Chan-Wook AND in our Women + Film Voices Film Festival! Digital presentation - After being wrongfully convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young child, a beautiful young woman (Lee Young-ae) is i... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Last Dragon

    The Watching Hour: The Last Dragon

    USA , 1985 , 109 min.
    Director: Michael Schultz 35mm presentation - A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial... A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the ... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Last Unicorn

    The Watching Hour: The Last Unicorn

    USA , 1982 , 92 min.
    Director: Jules Bass , Arthur Rankin Jr. Archival 35mm presentation on Friday for the purists and a special HD Digital presentation on Saturday with extra scenes not featured in the original print! - Only one of the mythological creatures escapes the evil King Haggard's (voice by Christopher Lee) plan to eliminate all unicorns from ... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Legend of Billie Jean

    The Watching Hour: The Legend of Billie Jean

    USA , 1985 , 96 min.
    Director: Matthew Robbins 35mm presentation - When a couple of redneck ruffians cause Billie Jean's little brother to wreck his scooter, the young woman embarks on a crusade to recover the $600 that he needs to fix the bike. But what starts out as an campaign to get the cash turns into a full-scale war with the local ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Let The Right One In

    The Watching Hour: Let The Right One In

    Sweden , 2008 , 114 min.
    Director: Tomas Alfredson 35mm presentation - Watch this before you see the unnecessary American remake! Twelve-year-old Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant), the constant target of bullies, spends his time plotting revenge and collecting news items about the grisly murders plaguing his town. But things change when he meets a new ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Lifeforce

    The Watching Hour: Lifeforce

    United Kingdom , 1985 , 101 min.
    Director: Tobe Hooper Special IN MEMORIUM screening honoring screenwriter Dan O'Bannon
    35mm presentation - When alien vampires terrorize London, it's up to a determined police inspector and an astronaut to stop them. American and British space travelers discover humanoids while exploring near Halley's Comet.... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Loved Ones

    The Watching Hour: The Loved Ones

    Australia , 2009 , 84 min.
    Director: Sean Byrne Screens in The Watching Hour Friday & Saturday, November 23 & 24 at 10pm HD Digital Presentation - Lola Stone asked Brent Mitchell to the prom, but Brent said no, and now he's screwed. What happens when Lola doesn't get what she wants? She enlists Daddy's help to throw a prom of her o... more
  • The Watching Hour: Make-Out With Violence

    The Watching Hour: Make-Out With Violence

    USA , 2008 , 105 min.
    Director: Deagol Brothers Digital presentation - "MAKE-OUT with VIOLENCE," the first feature-length film from the Deagol Brothers, is a genre-bending tale of a boy trying to fulfill his unrequited love for a girl who has risen from the dead. Set against the backdrop of a summer of cicadas and melty milkshakes, the fil... more
  • The Watching Hour: Mean Girls

    The Watching Hour: Mean Girls

    USA , 2004 , 97 min.
    Director: Mark S. Waters 35mm presentation - After growing up abroad, brainy teen Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) moves to Chicago and haphazardly joins her new high school's most powerful clique. But there's hell to pay when the ex-boyfriend of the clique's menacing leader (Rachel McAdams) shows interest in being Cady's ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Miami Connection

    The Watching Hour: Miami Connection

    USA , 1987 , 83 min.
    Director: Y.K. Kim , Woo-Sang Park 35mm presentation - The year is 1987. Motorcycle ninjas tighten their grip on Florida's narcotics trade, viciously annihilating anyone who dares move in on their turf. Multi-national martial arts synth rock band Dragon Sound has had enough, and embarks on a roundhouse wreck-wave of crime-crus... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Monster Squad

    The Watching Hour: The Monster Squad

    USA , 1987 , 82 min.
    Director: Fred Dekker Do The Monster Mash With Actor ANDRE GOWER In-Person! Awhoooo! Actor Andre Gower (who played lead Squad member Sean) will be joining us at both showings of the film! Archival 35mm presentation - Dracula, the Wolfman, Frankenstein, the Mummy and Gill Man descend on a tiny town in se... more
  • The Watching Hour: My Amityville Horror

    The Watching Hour: My Amityville Horror

    USA , 2012 , 89 min.
    Director: Eric Walter Screens Friday & Saturday, March 22nd & 23rd at 10pm in The Watching Hour! Digital presentation - In 1975 the Lutz family vacated their home of 28 days at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York. Leaving behind all their belongings, the family claimed to be the victims of a terrifyin... more
  • The Watching Hour: My Bloody Valentine (1981)

    The Watching Hour: My Bloody Valentine (1981)

    Canada , 1981 , 93 min.
    Director: George Mihalka 35mm presentation containing scenes not included in its original release! - Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remai... more
  • The Watching Hour: Near Dark

    The Watching Hour: Near Dark

    USA , 1987 , 94 min.
    Director: Kathryn Bigelow 35mm presentation - “A full-blooded vampire movie which gives the well-worn mythology a much-needed transfusion by stripping away the Gothic trappings and concentrating instead on a pack of nocturnal nomads who roam the sun-parched farmlands of the modern Midwest. Kissed by a pale, mysterious... more
  • The Watching Hour: Night of the Comet

    The Watching Hour: Night of the Comet

    USA , 1984 , 95 min.
    Director: Thom Eberhardt 35mm presentation - When a comet hits Earth, nearly everyone is outside to witness the spectacle and celebrate its arrival. Unfortunately, the comet possesses deadly rays that turn all the onlookers to dust. However, teenager Regina and her Valley Girl sister Samantha survive, having been ind... more
  • The Watching Hour: Nightmare On Elm Street III - Dream Warriors

    The Watching Hour: Nightmare On Elm Street III - Dream Warriors

    USA , 1987 , 96 min.
    Director: Chuck Russell 35mm presentation - The Watching Hour is proud to present the best entry in the Nightmare series starring the one and only Robert Englund as the man of your dreams, Freddy Kreuger. Exemplifying all of the creativity that was sorely missing from the recent remake. In a medical facility, seven... more
  • The Watching Hour: Nightmares

    The Watching Hour: Nightmares

    USA , 1983 , 99 min.
    Director: Joseph Sargent Archival 35mm presentation - Not available on DVD or NetFlix! Prepare yourself for the terror of four horror tales based on urban legends designed to scare you to death. The first story 'Terror in Topanga', has a smoking addict going out to buy some cigarettes despite there being a killer in ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Oldboy

    The Watching Hour: Oldboy

    South Korea , 2003 , 120 min.
    Director: Park Chan-Wook Screens Tuesday, March 5th at 9:45pm as part of our VENGEANCE IS HIS Tribute to Park Chan-Wook! Digital presentation - Oh Dae-su is an ordinary Seoul businessman with a wife and little daughter who, after a drunken night on the town, is locked up in a strange, private “prison” for 15 ... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Oregonian

    The Watching Hour: The Oregonian

    USA , 2001 , 81 min.
    Director: Calvin Reeder Digital presentation - In this blood-spattered thriller set in the Pacific Northwest, Lindsay Pulsipher plays a strange young woman who goes on the road to leave her past behind -- a seemingly aimless voyage that brings her into contact with others as odd as herself. Lynne Compton and Matt Ol... more
  • The Watching Hour: OSS 117 Cairo, Nest Of Spies

    The Watching Hour: OSS 117 Cairo, Nest Of Spies

    France , 2006 , 99 min.
    Director: Michel Hazanavicius 35mm presentation - Colorful and action-packed, this jubilant film endearingly spoofs James Bond-style spy adventures from the 1960s. The setting is Egypt, 1955. Cairo is a veritable nest of spies, with everyone wary of everyone and plotting against everyone: the English, French, Soviets—even... more
  • The Watching Hour: OSS 117 Lost In Rio

    The Watching Hour: OSS 117 Lost In Rio

    France , 2009 , 101 min.
    Director: Michel Hazanavicius 35mm presentation - He's France's top agent, Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath (the fabulous Jean Dujardin), better known as OSS 117, agent double-one-seven (or "one seventeen" as he would have it). Suave yet clueless, a cross between James Bond and Austin Powers, OSS 117 is back for another missio... more
  • The Watching Hour: Out Of Sight

    The Watching Hour: Out Of Sight

    USA , 1998 , 123 min.
    Director: Steven Soderbergh Enjoy a pre-Valentine's romantic thriller with your sweetheart. Special "Sweetheart Concessions Combos" available (guns and handcuffs NOT included)! 35mm presentation - Florida bank robber Jack Foley (George Clooney) plays a genteel game of cat and mouse with Karen Sisco (Jennifer Lop... more
  • The Watching Hour: Over the Edge

    The Watching Hour: Over the Edge

    USA , 1979 , 95 min.
    Director: Jonathan Kaplan Screens in The Watching Hour Friday, August 2nd and Saturday, August 3rd New Granada: a typically neat and neighbourly new town for middle class families, offering all mod cons. Except, that is, for the kids, left to find the usual entertainment of drugs, drink and sex in a run-down prefab '... more
  • The Watching Hour: Paris is Burning

    The Watching Hour: Paris is Burning

    USA , 1990 , 71 min.
    Director: Jennie Livingston 35mm presentation - Penetrating the tight-knit community of minority drag queens living in New York City, Jennie Livingston's acclaimed documentary offers an early glimpse at the art of "voguing," the underground dance style later popularized by Madonna in her hit song. The film also explores... more
  • The Watching Hour: Patrick

    The Watching Hour: Patrick

    Australia , 1978 , 140 min.
    Director: Richard Franklin Archival 35mm presentation - Following in the bloody footsteps of Brian De Palma's Carrie comes Australia's offering of telekinetic terror. Part twisted love story, part supernatural thriller, Patrick tells the story of a comatose patient (Robert Thompson) who falls in love with his nubile ne... more
  • The Watching Hour: Penance Part I

    The Watching Hour: Penance Part I

    Japan , 2012 , 175 min.
    Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Part I Screens at 9:15pm Friday, February 22nd at the Sie FilmCenter Part II Screens at 9:15pm Saturday, February 23rd at the Sie FilmCenter as part of The Watching Hour during our 2013 Focus On Japanese Cinema! Digital presentation - Divided into five chapters, the film tells the st... more
  • The Watching Hour: Penance Part II

    The Watching Hour: Penance Part II

    Japan , 2012 , 100 min.
    Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Part I Screens at 9:15pm Friday, February 22nd at the Sie FilmCenter Part II Screens at 9:15pm Saturday, February 23rd at the Sie FilmCenter at the Sie FilmCenter as part of The Watching Hour during our 2013 Focus On Japanese Cinema! Digital presentation - Divided into five chapters... more
  • The Watching Hour: Perfect

    The Watching Hour: Perfect

    USA , 1985 , 115 min.
    Director: James Bridges Special Aerobics party before each showing! Pull out those legwarmers, sweatbands because it's going to get leo-tarded! FREE Basil Docs pizza! Hip thrusting contest! Feel the burn!! 35mm presentation - Perfect is pure 1980s fluff, complete with a swingin' John Travolta (mousse-filled ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Phantasm II

    The Watching Hour: Phantasm II

    97 min.
    Director: Don Coscarelli Screens in The Watching Hour Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9 at 10pm The "Tall Man" and his strange little Killer Sphere return for a second round in this sequel to the 1979 cult favorite. Mike Pearson (James LeGros) is still plagued by memories of the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm), an... more
  • The Watching Hour: Plan 10 from Outer Space

    The Watching Hour: Plan 10 from Outer Space

    USA , 1995 , 80 min.
    Director: Trent Harris Plays Friday, June 7th at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour's Weekend with Trent Harris Director Trent Harris In-Person! 16mm presentation - A woman accidentally discovers the Plaque of Kolob which leads her to discover an insidous alien plot for world domination documented by a disr... more
  • The Watching Hour: Polyester

    The Watching Hour: Polyester

    USA , 1981 , 86 min.
    Director: John Waters A selection of The Watching Hour during the Cinema Q Film Festival - Saturday, July 20 at Midnight Introduced by famed John Waters stalwart Mink Stole Archival 35mm presentation - Ladies and gentlemen, the first superstar couple of ‘80s indie cinema: Tab Hunter and Divine! This shock... more
  • The Watching Hour: Pontypool

    The Watching Hour: Pontypool

    Canada , 2008 , 96 min.
    Director: Bruce McDonald 35mm presentation - Shock jock Grant Mazzy has, once again, been kicked-off the Big City airwaves and now the only job he can get is the early morning show at CLSY Radio in the small town of Pontypool which broadcasts from the basement of the small town's only church. What begins as another b... more
  • The Watching Hour: Pootie Tang

    The Watching Hour: Pootie Tang

    USA , 2001 , 81 min.
    Director: Louis C.K. Friday, April 8 at 10pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Special prizes for best Pootie and Biggie Shorty get-ups and a special belt thwacking competition! Click here to see the rest of the awesome films playing in The Watching ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Popcorn

    The Watching Hour: Popcorn

    USA , 1991 , 91 min.
    Director: Mark Herrier 35mm presentation - In this off-beat horror outing, a band of film students decide to scare up some cash by holding a film festival celebrating horror films from the '50s. Its all great fun until they discover that the projectionist is a homicidal maniac. Gory violence ensues as audience memb... more
  • The Watching Hour: Possession

    The Watching Hour: Possession

    1981 , 127 min.
    Director: Andrzej Zulawski 35mm presentation - Not since HAUSU has a restored underground classic taken the world of cinephiles by storm like POSSESSION. This has long been a favorite of ours, even though it has only been available on video bootlegs and badly cut 35mm prints. Now that a new print is making the rounds, ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Psycho Beach Party

    The Watching Hour: Psycho Beach Party

    USA , 2000 , 95 min.
    Director: Robert Lee King 35mm presentation - Florence Forest (Lauren Ambrose) is a perky but unfulfilled teen. After witnessing the antics of a gang of strapping young surfer dudes at the beach one day, she decides surfing's the thing for her, and asks the group leader, the "Great Kanaka" (Thomas Gibson), to give her... more
  • The Watching Hour: Psycho II

    The Watching Hour: Psycho II

    USA , 1983 , 113 min.
    Director: Richard Franklin 35mm presentation - A sequel to one of the most popular horror films of all time, this psychological thriller received a pleasantly surprised, positive critical reception. Anthony Perkins returns as Norman Bates, who has just been released from an insane asylum after 22 years, having been jud... more
  • The Watching Hour: Rare Exports - A Christmas Tale

    The Watching Hour: Rare Exports - A Christmas Tale

    Finland , 2010 , 84 min.
    Director: Jalmari Helander 35mm Presentation - It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland, and an "archeological" dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn’t the one you want coming to town! When the local children begin mysteriously disappearing, young Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his... more
  • The Watching Hour: Razorback

    The Watching Hour: Razorback

    Australia , 1984 , 95 min.
    Director: Russell Mulcahy 35mm presentation - In the small Australian town of Gamulla: a bleak wasteland of beauty and death, Carl searches for his missing wife Beth, an American animal rights activist. Beth had foolishly arrived unequipped for the harshness of the land and the hostility of the locals. The police pres... more
  • The Watching Hour: Redline

    The Watching Hour: Redline

    Japan , 2009 , 102 min.
    Director: Takeshi Koike HD Digital presentation - REDLINE is about the biggest and most deadly racing tournament in the universe. Only held once every five years, everyone wants to stake their claim to fame, including JP, a reckless dare-devil driver oblivious to speed limits with his ultra-customized car - all the ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Reflections Of Evil

    The Watching Hour: Reflections Of Evil

    USA , 2002 , 138 min.
    Director: Damon Packard Screens in The Watching Hour Friday & Saturday, January 18 & 19! Digital presentation - Cult filmmaker Damon Packard wrote, directed, and stars in this bizarre independent feature about a sugar addict obese watch seller. Packard plays Bob, a man whose penchant for sweets is threatenin... more
  • The Watching Hour: Repo Man

    The Watching Hour: Repo Man

    USA , 1984 , 92 min.
    Director: Alex Cox 35mm presentation - Lacking role models and a purpose, baby-faced delinquent Otto (Emilio Estevez) finds a code of honor and a higher calling when he hooks up with a band of contemporary "knights": the repo men. A "seasoned" auto repossessor (Harry Dean Stanton) shows Otto the ropes, and whe... more
  • The Watching Hour: Repulsion

    The Watching Hour: Repulsion

    United Kingdom , 1965 , 105 min.
    Director: Roman Polanski 35mm presentation - The young Catherine Deneuve plays a Belgian girl stranded in '60s London, a shy beauty with no social skills. When her sister leaves their shared flat, Deneuve goes gradually, quietly, completely mad. Her world becomes Polanski's paintbox, as the director distorts reality ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Requiem for a Dream

    The Watching Hour: Requiem for a Dream

    USA , 2000 , 102 min.
    Director: Darren Aronofsky 35mm presentation - Based on the novel by Hubert Selby Jr., this gritty drama concerns four people trapped by their addictions. Harry (Jared Leto), and his best friend Tyrone (Marlon Wayans) are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY, while Harry's girlfriend Marion (Jennifer ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Return Of The Living Dead

    The Watching Hour: Return Of The Living Dead

    USA , 1985 , 91 min.
    Director: Dan O'Bannon Actor Brian "Scuz" Peck IN-PERSON Saturday with the writer/producer of the new ROTLD Documentary MORE BRAINS THommy Hutson IN-PERSON as well! Receive a ticket discount if you pre-purchase a DVD copy of the doc and get it signed by Brian and Thommy (pick up DVD at the screening) ALSO! Don't miss ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Road Games

    The Watching Hour: Road Games

    Australia , 1981 , 101 min.
    Director: Richard Franklin 35mm presentation - Hollywood's Stacy Keach stars in Australia's Road Games. Keach is a truck driver who takes the law in his own hands to capture a serial killer. When the police fail to nab the murderer of hitchhikers, Keach takes to the road, conducting his own search. En route, he ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Robocop

    The Watching Hour: Robocop

    USA , 1987 , 102 min.
    Director: Paul Verhoeven 35mm presentation - In Paul Verhoeven's landmark sci-fi thriller, the monolithic corporation controlling a futuristic, crime-riddled Detroit transforms a dead cop (Peter Weller) into a cybernetic law-enforcement unit called RoboCop -- and soon the streets are safe. But as Robo cleans up the c... more
  • The Watching Hour: Romy & Michele's High School Reunion

    The Watching Hour: Romy & Michele's High School Reunion

    USA , 1997 , 92 min.
    Director: Dave Mirkin Preceded by our own High School Reunion party at 9pm. Come dressed as you were in High School and enjoy some rocking tunes, adult punch and reinvent yourself for a new generation!! 35mm presentation - Two not-too-bright party girls (Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow) reinvent themselves fo... more
  • The Watching Hour: Rubin and Ed

    The Watching Hour: Rubin and Ed

    USA , 1992 , 82 min.
    Director: Trent Harris Plays Saturday, June 8th at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour's Weekend with Trent Harris Director Trent Harris In-Person! Digital presentation - Reclusive Rubin Farr (Crispin Glover) teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle (Howard Hesseman) on a quest to ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Saint

    The Watching Hour: Saint

    Netherlands , 2010 , 85 min.
    Director: Dick Maas Digital presentation - Jolly St. Nick gets a dark makeover in this gorefest as Niklas, a sinister medieval cleric who returns to the snowy streets of Amsterdam to avenge his death by killing innocent kids. Now a lad named Frank and a disgraced cop must stop the rampage.

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  • The Watching Hour: Scream

    The Watching Hour: Scream

    USA , 1996 , 111 min.
    Director: Wes Craven 35mm presentation - Scream is at once a slasher film and a tongue-in-cheek position paper on the "dead teenagers" movies of the late 1970s/early 1980s that plays as half-parody, half-tribute. Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell) is having a rough time lately: she's still getting over the br... more
  • The Watching Hour: Scrooged

    The Watching Hour: Scrooged

    USA , 1988 , 101 min.
    Director: Richard Donner 35mm presentation - Cold-hearted TV exec Bill Murray is about to discover the true meaning of Christmas -- the hard way. This wild, woolly spin on Dickens's A Christmas Carol sees Murray visited by three high-spirited spirits … and while there are laughs aplenty, Murray's reformation and rede... more
  • The Watching Hour: Series 7

    The Watching Hour: Series 7

    USA , 2001 , 86 min.
    Director: Daniel Minahan 35mm presentation - SERIES 7: THE CONTENDERS consists of six episodes of a fictional television game show called The Contenders. On the show, non-actors are given handguns, quickly explained the very basic rules (kill the other contestants) and told to "play," with a goal of winning by stayin... more
  • The Watching Hour: Set It Off

    The Watching Hour: Set It Off

    USA , 1996 , 123 min.
    Director: F. Gary Gray 35mm presentation - The sophomore film effort from music video director F. Gary Gray, Set It Off is a crime thriller about four women bank robbers from a housing project in L.A. Ever since her parents' death, Stony (Jada Pinkett Smith) has had to act as a parent to her little brother S... more
  • The Watching Hour: She-Devil

    The Watching Hour: She-Devil

    USA , 1989 , 99 min.
    Director: Susan Seidelman Bring in an artifact from a failed relationship with someone who did you wrong and we'll destroy them together! Items can include mixtapes, letters, texts, dumb gifts. We will NOT be burning anything, just so you know... 35mm presentation - When her two-timing husband deserts her for ... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Silent House

    The Watching Hour: The Silent House

    Uruguay , 2010 , 86 min.
    Director: Gustavo Hernández Digital presentation - Based on a true story that happened in the late 40’s in a small village in uruguay. Filmed in one single continuous shot of seventy eight minutes, “La Casa Muda” focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house which hides an obscure secret, unharmed. ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Sister Act

    The Watching Hour: Sister Act

    USA , 1992 , 100 min.
    Director: Emile Ardolino 35mm presentation - A sleeper hit that received a lukewarm reception from critics but was a success with audiences, Sister Act was star Whoopi Golberg's first bona fide smash after her Oscar victory for Ghost. Goldberg stars as Deloris Van Cartier, a Reno lounge singer who accid... more
  • The Watching Hour - Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

    The Watching Hour - Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

    USA , 1993 , 107 min.
    Director: Bill Duke 35mm presenttaion - In the sequel to the hit comedy Sister Act, Whoopie Goldberg reprises her role of Deloris Van Cartier, a Las Vegas entertainer who hid out with in a convent of nuns to avoid a nasty bunch of gangsters. In Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Deloris is persuaded ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Skatetown U.S.A.

    The Watching Hour: Skatetown U.S.A.

    USA , 1979 , 98 min.
    Director: William A. Levey 35mm presentation - Enjoy this gooey relic of a by-gone time that most of us can't remember (and some of us are trying hard to forget!). It's about a time when disco was king and roller skates were thought to be the transportation of the future. The film tells the tale of a boy and girl caugh... more
  • The Watching Hour: Slither

    The Watching Hour: Slither

    USA , 2006 , 95 min.
    Director: James Gunn 35mm presentation - From the director of the up-coming Super comes this tribute to the sci-fi B-movies of yesteryear about a small country town unprepared for the onslaught of an alien attack in the form of fast moving, leech like creatures that begin turning the residents into brainle... more
  • The Watching Hour: Smiley Face

    The Watching Hour: Smiley Face

    USA , 2007 , 88 min.
    Director: Gregg Araki FREE Brownie with every ticket purchased! Buy a bunch and share them with your buds! 35mm presentation - Imagine one of the fast paced, thrilling segments of Run Lola Run but if the heroine was stoned and you have Gregg Araki’s new comedy starring hilarious ingénue Anna Faris ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Southland Tales

    The Watching Hour: Southland Tales

    USA , 2007 , 144 min.
    Director: Richard Kelly 35mm presentation - Writer/ Director Richard Kelly’s long awaited follow-up to 2001 cult hit Donnie Darko starts with a literal bang: on July 4, 2005 a nuclear explosion in Texas ignites World War III. Jump to the future of 2008: while it occupies the entire Middle East and North Korea... more
  • The Watching Hour: Spend The Night With Christeene

    The Watching Hour: Spend The Night With Christeene

    70 min.
    Director: PJ Raval Screens Friday, July 20th at 10pm as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival and presented by The Watching Hour - Christeene Vale, DJ JJ Booya and director PJ Raval IN-PERSON! Post performance dance party presented by Damn Gurl* in our lobby included in your ticket! Get ready Denver for the nigh... more
  • The Watching Hour: Stan Helsing

    The Watching Hour: Stan Helsing

    USA , 2009 , 90 min.
    Director: Bo Zenga Digital presentation - It's Halloween night and video store clerk Stan Helsing just got stuck with a last minute request to deliver some videos.   With his best friend, his best friend's date, and a smoking hot ex-girlfriend waiting to go to a party, Stan convinces them to take a side trip to... more
  • The Watching Hour: Streets of Fire

    The Watching Hour: Streets of Fire

    USA , 1984 , 93 min.
    Director: Walter Hill Plays Friday & Saturday, July 12th & 13th at 10pm in The Watching Hour! Archival 35mm presentation - Romance and violence collide in this rock 'n' roll fantasy set against a background of highly stylized urban decay. A sexy female singer (Diane Lane) is kidnapped by a gang of vicious ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Stunt Rock

    The Watching Hour: Stunt Rock

    Australia , 1978 , 86 min.
    Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith 35mm presentation - Australian stuntman Grant Page goes to Los Angeles to work on a television series. He uses his spare time to lend his expertise to rock band Sorcery, whose act features duels between the King of the Wizards and the Prince of Darkness, with his cousin playing the Prince. Pa... more
  • The Watching Hour: Sugar Hill

    The Watching Hour: Sugar Hill

    USA , 1974 , 91 min.
    Director: Paul Maslansky Archival 35mm presentation - In this hybrid of classic Blaxploitation action and supernatural thriller, a woman whose fiance has been killed by the mob summons an army of gruesome undead zombies to gain vengeance for his death.

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  • The Watching Hour: Suspiria

    The Watching Hour: Suspiria

    Italy , 1977 , 97 min.
    Director: Dario Argento 35mm Archival UK Technicolor print featuring 5 minutes never before shown on US screens! Print on loan from the archives of the National Media Museum, Bradford, England - Dario Argento's masterpiece of horror, with its assault of garish colors, booming soundtrack and horrifically dreamlike se... more
  • The Watching Hour: Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance

    The Watching Hour: Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance

    South Korea , 2002 , 129 min.
    Director: Park Chan-Wook Screens Monday, March 4th at 9:45pm as part of our VENGEANCE IS HIS Tribute to Park Chan-Wook! Digital presentation - Unable to afford proper care for his sister dying from kidney failure, Ryu (Shin Ha-kyun - Lady Vengeance, JSA, Save The Green Planet) turns to the black market... more
  • The Watching Hour: Tank Girl

    The Watching Hour: Tank Girl

    USA , 1995 , 104 min.
    Director: Rachel Talalay 35mm presentation - In the year 2033, a comet has turned Earth into a rainless wasteland, and a mega-corporation controls all of the remaining water. In an attempt to end the evil reign of the company's CEO (Malcolm McDowell), Rebecca (Lori Petty) and her shy friend (Naomi Watts) hijack a sto... more
  • The Watching Hour: Tears of the Black Tiger

    The Watching Hour: Tears of the Black Tiger

    Thailand , 2000 , 110 min.
    Director: Wisit Sasanatieng Plays Friday, June 21st & Saturday, June 22nd at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour 35mm presentation - In the countryside of Thailand, a gang of outlaws makes the region unsafe. Among them is the handsome gun hero Dum, who became unwillingly involved in the bandit life. Handsome Dum m... more
  • The Watching Hour: Teen Witch

    The Watching Hour: Teen Witch

    USA , 1989 , 90 min.
    Director: Dorian Walker 35mm presentation - Louise (Robin Lively) was just another misfit teenager who pined for a handsome boy and a popular life—until a chance meeting with Madame Serena (Zelda Rubinstein, Poltergeist) reveals she is a direct descendant of Salem witches! Now, if she can figure out how to use her p... more
  • The Watching Hour: Terminator 2 - Judgment Day

    The Watching Hour: Terminator 2 - Judgment Day

    USA , 1991 , 137 min.
    Director: James Cameron 35mm presentation - A sequel to the sci-fi action thriller that made him and star Arnold Schwarzenegger A-list Hollywood names, writer/director James Cameron upped the ante with this follow-up by employing a more sweeping storyline and cutting-edge special effects. Linda Hamilton returns as ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Thale

    The Watching Hour: Thale

    Norway , 2012 , 76 min.
    Director: Aleksander Nordaas Digital presentation - Next up from the Norwegian folklore is ”Thale”, revolving the mythical hulder, a tailed, female forest creature. “Thale” is the story of a certain hulder, found by two crimes scene cleaners in a concealed cellar. The creature never utters a word, unable to tell her tale... more
  • The Watching Hour: Thank God It's Friday

    The Watching Hour: Thank God It's Friday

    USA , 1978 , 89 min.
    Director: Robert Klane 35mm presentation - The Zoo is the hottest disco in town, and on the night of the big dance contest, a wild assortment of disparate characters find themselves out on the floor together. DJ Bobby Speed (Ray Vitte) is convinced that broadcasting the show live on the radio waves and having the C... more
  • The Watching Hour: The House by the Cemetery

    The Watching Hour: The House by the Cemetery

    Italy , 1981 , 87 min.
    Director: Lucio Fulci 35mm presentationA deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings, ripped throats, and stabbings with a fireplace poker. The killer needs fresh body parts to rejuvenate his cells. He also has maggots for bloo... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Last American Virgin

    The Watching Hour: The Last American Virgin

    USA , 1982 , 92 min.
    Director: Boaz Davidson 35mm presentation - Nice guys finish last in Boaz Davidson's remake of his own Israeli film LEMON POPSICLE. A love triangle intrudes upon the carefree shenanigans of three horny teenage pals, and what at first glance seems another formulaic teen sex comedy — albeit a remarkably un-P.C. one — ... more
  • The Watching Hour: John Carpenter's The Thing

    The Watching Hour: John Carpenter's The Thing

    USA , 1982 , 108 min.
    Director: John Carpenter Screens Friday, October 14th at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour! Original Production Manager Robert Latham Brown IN-PERSON to introduce the film and talk about his experience making THE THING! In partnership with Regis University 35mm presentation - Scientists working in Antarctica... more
  • The Watching Hour: Thirst

    The Watching Hour: Thirst

    South Korea , 2009 , 133 min.
    Director: Park Chan-Wook 35mm presentation - A priest becomes a vampire…another man’s wife is coveted…a deadly seduction triggers murder. Thirst is the new film from director Park Chan-wook (Old Boy, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance). Already a boxoffice smash in Korea, Thirst was honored with ... more
  • The Watching Hour: Ticked Off Trannies With Knives

    The Watching Hour: Ticked Off Trannies With Knives

    USA , 2010 , 90 min.
    Director: Israel Luna HD Digital presentation - Some girls are simply not to be messed with. And so it is with the fabulous heroines Bubbles Cliquot (Krystal Summers), Tipper Sommore (Jenna Skyy), Rachel Slurr (Willam Belli) and Emma Grashun (Erica Andrews). All respect is given to them in Pinky La'Trimm's (Kelexi... more
  • The Watching Hour: Tokyo Godfathers

    The Watching Hour: Tokyo Godfathers

    Japan , 2003 , 92 min.
    Director: Satoshi Kon 35mm presentation - This animated tale tells the unlikely story of three misfit roommates -- Gin (a former professional cyclist), Hana (a transvestite) and Miyuki (a young runaway) -- who find an abandoned baby in a dumpster on Christmas Eve. The wacky group then heads to the big city in sear... more
  • The Watching Hour: Trailer War!

    The Watching Hour: Trailer War!

    USA , 2012 , 113 min. Screens Friday & Saturday, December 21st & 22nd as part of The Watching Hour! HD Digital presentation! - Unleashed from the vaults of the Alamo Drafthouse, a meticulous selection of the best, strangest and most amazing coming attraction trailers in the world! Most have never been avai... more
  • The Watching Hour: Trapped In The Closet Sing-Along

    The Watching Hour: Trapped In The Closet Sing-Along

    USA , 2012 , 90 min.
    Director: R. Kelly Special encore Presentation in The Watching Hour Saturday, December 29th at 10pm! Digital presentation - In TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET, R. Kelly’s classic hip hopera, Kels takes on the role of Sylvester, who has a simple one-night stand with a preacher’s wife and then ends up in a web of p... more
  • The Watching Hour: Trash Humpers

    The Watching Hour: Trash Humpers

    USA , 2009 , 78 min.
    Director: Harmony Korine 35mm presentation - A film unearthed from the buried landscape of the American nightmare, Trash Humpers follows a small group of elderly "Peeping Toms" through the shadows and margins of an unfamiliar world. Crudely documented by the participants themselves, we follow the debased and s... more
  • The Watching Hour: Tremors

    The Watching Hour: Tremors

    USA , 1990 , 95 min.
    Director: Ron Underwood 35mm presentation - Hick handymen Val McKee (Kevin Bacon) and Earl Bassett (Fred Ward) can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite am admonition from a shapely seismology coed (Finn Carter) who's picking up odd readings on her equipm... more
  • The Watching Hour: Trick 'R Treat

    The Watching Hour: Trick 'R Treat

    USA , 2008 , 82 min.
    Director: Michael Dougherty Friday & Saturday, October 29 & 30 at 10pm Click here to see the rest of the awesome line-up in The Watching Hour! HD Digital presentation - In writer-director Michael Dougherty's fright fest, Halloween's usuall... more
  • The Watching Hour: Troll 2

    The Watching Hour: Troll 2

    USA , 1990 , 95 min.
    Director: Claudio Fragasso Archival 35mm presentation - The shelves of hell’s own video store are surely lined with copy after VHS copy of Troll 2, a 1991 horror movie that raises one profoundly compelling question: “What the #*@% is going on here!?” For a new generation of moviegoers determined to find answers,... more
  • The Watching Hour: Troop Beverly Hills

    The Watching Hour: Troop Beverly Hills

    USA , 1989 , 100 min.
    Director: Jeff Kanew Wear your Girl Scout or Brownie badge sash and get a FREE small popcorn! 35mm presentation - Shelly Long stars as a spoiled Beverly Hills housewife who decides -- in an effort to disprove her husband's characterization that she's a selfish trophy wife -- to become the leader of her da... more
  • The Watching Hour: Turkey Shoot

    The Watching Hour: Turkey Shoot

    Australia , 1982 , 93 min.
    Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith Part of the Wizards Of Oz-Ploitation series in The Watching Hour 35mm Archival presentation - This low budget sci-fi movie from director Brian Trenchard-Smith (Dead End Drive-In, Stunt Rock, BMX Bandits) is a dystopic vision of the year 2000, where a totalitarian government ind... more
  • The Watching Hour: UHF

    The Watching Hour: UHF

    USA , 1989 , 97 min.
    Director: Jay Levey 35mm presentation - Television executive R.J. Fletcher (Kevin McCarthy) tries to sabotage the wild success of a rival low-rent, wacky station run by slovenly dreamer George Newman (Weird Al Yankovic) and Bob (David Bowe) -- leading to a telethon showdown. Only George's on-air local misfits ca... more
  • The Watching Hour: Velvet Goldmine

    The Watching Hour: Velvet Goldmine

    USA , 1998 , 124 min.
    Director: Todd Haynes 35mm presentation - Loosely based on the experiences and personalities of David Bowie and Iggy Pop, VELVET GOLDMINE is a wild, glitter-laced trip through the 1970s era of Glam rock. Fictional characters Brian Slade... Loosely based on the experiences and personalities of David Bowie and Igg... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Weird World Of Blowfly

    The Watching Hour: The Weird World Of Blowfly

    USA , 2010 , 89 min.
    Director: Jonathan Furmanski Digital presentation - The Weird World of Blowfly tells the story of Clarence Reid, a Miami musician who wrote and produced romantic and spiritual songs for some of the greatest Southern soul and R&B acts of the 1960s and ’70s. He is also the gonzo performer Blowfly, Clarence’s freaky alter e... more
  • The Watching Hour: Welcome to the Dollhouse

    The Watching Hour: Welcome to the Dollhouse

    USA , 1995 , 88 min.
    Director: Todd Solondz 35mm presentation - Twelve-year-old Dawn Wiener (Heather Matarazzo) is perhaps the most put-upon adolescent in film history in Todd Solondz's bitterly hilarious black comedy Welcome to the Dollhouse. Dawn is bright but awkward, both physically and socially, and is appallingly unpopular... more
  • The Watching Hour: Wet Hot American Summer

    The Watching Hour: Wet Hot American Summer

    USA , 2001 , 97 min.
    Director: David Wain 35mm presentation - 1980s teen comedies finally get the parody they so richly deserve with Wet Hot American Summer, the first feature film from writer/director David Wain and co-screenwriter Michael Showalter, formerly of the sketch comedy troupe the State. It's the last day of the summer sea... more
  • The Watching Hour: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

    The Watching Hour: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

    USA , 1988 , 104 min.
    Director: Robert Zemeckis 35mm presentation - If you ask watching Hour curator Keith Garcia what his favorite movie in the world is he's gonna tell you this one (in fact you can read a piece he wrote on it right HERE) Dir... more
  • The Watching Hour: Willow

    The Watching Hour: Willow

    USA , 1988 , 126 min.
    Director: Ron Howard Friday & Saturday, March 1st & 2nd at 10pm as part of The Watching Hour! Digital presentation - 25th Anniversary Digital Restoration! Though Willow was one of director Ron Howard's few box-office disappointments, it definitely deserves a second look. At once an epic celebration and a... more
  • The Watching Hour: The Wizard

    The Watching Hour: The Wizard

    USA , 1989 , 100 min.
    Director: Todd Holland Archival 35mm presentation - Corey Woods (Fred Savage) breaks his emotionally troubled brother, Jimmy (Luke Edwards), out of an institution and they head for California. On the way, Corey realizes that Jimmy's a world-class video gamer, and a girl (Jenny Lewis) they meet on the road leads the... more
  • The Watching Hour: I Heart Huckabees

    The Watching Hour: I Heart Huckabees

    USA , 2004 , 107 min.
    Director: David O. Russell Screens 10pm Saturday, August 10th Curated by Kickstarter backer! Five years after achieving commercial and critical success with his film Three Kings, director and screenwriter David O. Russell returns to the more idiosyncratic territory of his earlier work with this intelligent and offbea... more
  • The Watching Hour: Xmas POPS! Sing-Along!

    The Watching Hour: Xmas POPS! Sing-Along!

    2012 , 105 min. Screens Friday & Saturday, December 14th & 15th as part of The Watching Hour! Hosted by The Action Pack's Henri Mazza! Free Santa Hats, Jingle Bells and Good Tidings for all! Digital presentation - It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the Action Pack’s XMAS POPS Sing-Along i... more
  • The Watching Hour: Vacation!

    The Watching Hour: Vacation!

    USA , 2010 , 90 min.
    Director: Zach Clark Screens as part of The Watching Hour Friday & Saturday, January 11th & 12th at 10pm! Digital presentation - Ah, summertime in America. Good friends, good cocktails, good times, lots of sex…and death? What starts as a (somewhat) wholesome summer vacation soon turns into a hipster’s tw... more
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