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Repertory Series! 'HANKSGIVING • Wednesday 11/22 – Tuesday 11/28

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Fri, Oct 27, 2017

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Alien

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ALIEN

Double Feature with THE THING (4:30, 9:30)

ALIEN (1979) dir Ridley Scott w/Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto [117 min; 35mm]
The crew aboard a far-flung starship are terrorized by a deadly alien predator in Ridley Scott’s influential sci-fi/horror hybrid.

Just for laughs…
“An empty-headed horror movie with nothing to recommend it beyond the disco-inspired art direction and some handsome, if gimmicky, cinematography.” – Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

“It is depressing to watch an expensive, crafty movie that never soars beyond its cold desire to score the big bucks.” – Frank Rich, Time Magazine

Related:
Brattle Film Notes: “Corporate Exploitation and Cosmic Perversion in Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’ (1979),” by Benjamin Sunday

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  • Premiere Engagement! BILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY • Friday 12/1 – Wednesday 12/6
Special Live Performance! MATT & BEN • Tuesday 12/5 & Wednesday 12/6 at 7:30

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