The Seattle Cinema Scene is a guide to the city’s art-houses and theaters that specialize in the old, the unknown and cult classics available to filmgoers on a daily basis. For specific screen-times, click the theatre’s name.
A bevy of options at CC this week, from the complete Back to the Future trilogy to the goofy melodrama happenings of The Hand that Rocks the Cradle. In between one can also find the muscle-bound, sword-swinging Krull and the comedy gold of Heathers.
Grand Illusion Cinema
The documentary Intangible Asset Number 82 is available, following the life of Korean Shaman Kim Seok- Chul, as well as short-film collection Nine Nation Animation.
Metro Cinemas continues their “Single Ladies” series with the film Laura, while the Egyptian is hosting for its Midnight Madness Disney’s animated wonder Fantasia. Also, Varsity Theatre will be running the original, uncut edition of the classic film The Man Who Fell to Earth.
Northwest Film Forum
The perfection that is Taxi Driver is available up on Cap Hill, newly re-mastered. The other choice is the highly divisive Jean Luc-Godard picture Film Socialisme, which has been labeled both one of the best and worst movies of the past year, with few in between.