SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
108 minutes; 2004
In another mind-bending screenplay from Charlie Kaufman, Jim Carrey and
Kate Winslet play a couple who have a terrible breakup. Joel (Carrey)
can't take the loss and undergoes an experimental treatment which erases
harsh memories from the human brain. In doing so he finds that he really
does want to remember Clementine (Winslet) no matter how painful it might
Showing: 10:15pm Friday
WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY *
98 minutes; 1971
The classic story of a mad… food scientist. See the original again
before the Johnny Depp version appears this year. And if you’re
a good boy or girl, you may even get something special when you stop by
to see this film….
Showing: 3:30pm Friday
& COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN *
83 minutes, 1948
This classic film features the best of the movie monsters including a
rare female mad scientist. If you’ve never seen them before, this
is a hilarious Abbott and Costello film to start with.
Showing: 6:15pm Saturday
PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN *
110 minutes; 1976
Now seriously mentally ill after working with Clouseau for such a long
time, Inspector Dreyfus escapes from the mental asylum and vows to destroy
Clouseau forever. He kidnaps an eminent scientist and forces him to build
a machine capable of destroying the world, with the intention of doing
so unless Clouseau is delivered to him. Ok so the scientist isn’t
mad, but his boss is, so doesn’t that count?
Showing: Midnight Friday
Not only is this the first of the Bond films (starring the sexy Sean Connery),
but it features a delightfully fiendish scientist. Bond investigates the
strange happenings on a Jamaican island and encounters the mad Dr. No,
who seeks world conquest. Honeychile Rider (Ursula Andress) is the first
of the Bond lovelies.
Showing: 11:30pm Saturday
125 minutes, 2003
Another strange and beautiful story by Tim Burton. A son trys to learn
more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths his father told
him about himself.
Showing: 5pm Friday and 9:30pm Saturday
LILO AND STITCH *
85 minutes, 2002
In a place far, far away, an illegal genetic experiment #626 is detected:
The scientist who created it is sentenced to jail, yet the experiment
manages to escape and lands in Hawaii. Smart experiment.
Showing: 1:15am Saturday (Well technically that’s
early Sunday morning, but well…you get the picture)
BLACK HOLE *
1979, 98 minutes
A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist,
on the edge of a black hole.
Showing: Noon on Sunday
SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW *
106 minutes, 2004
Set in New York City circa 1939, the film centers on a reporter who notices
that the world's scientists are disappearing. Teamed with a skilled pilot
and an adventurous colleague, it's up to her to thwart the plans of a
mad scientist bent on world domination. This is one to come and see for
the pretty pictures alone, don’t worry about the plot.
Showing: 9:30pm Thursday and 4:30pm Saturday
THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN
125 minutes, 1988
A wild and fanciful account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and
fantastical experiences with his band of misfits. Directed by Terry Gilliam
and featuring a bunch of guest appearances.
Showing: 10am on Saturday
104 min, 2004
A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks
a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues
Showing: 11:15pm on Thursday & 8:30pm on Friday
13 GOING ON 30
98 min, 2004
A 13 year old girl plays a game on her 13th birthday and wakes up the
next day as a 30 year old woman. This is a fun, fluffy film featuring
Showing: 11:30am on Friday & 7:30pm on Saturday
THE HULK *
138 minutes, 2003
Giving new meaning to the word MAD scientist, this film gives us a fresh
new look at this classic Marvel character.
Showing: 7pm on Thursday & Noon on Saturday
CHITTY BANG BANG*
144 minutes, 1968
An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make
ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes
interested in it, and resorts to skullduggery to get their hands on it.
Showing: 1pm on Friday
CAPRICORN ONE (Film Roast)
123 minutes; 1978
Join our intrepid film critics once again as they get out their razor
sharp wit. We laughed ourselves silly last year watching Barbarella with
them; now see what they do to the con’s namesake film. Please note
that audience participation is not only encouraged, it’s mandatory.
Showing: 2:30pm on Saturday
108 minutes; 1985
As we move from our Mad Scientist theme into U-Fan, this film celebrates
Mad Scientists in Training. Mitch is one of the youngest students ever
accepted to a university known for its programs for geniuses. Together
with his hyper-kinetic friends, they employ their intellects in the pursuit
of bigger blasts, practical jokes, and a deeper understanding of what
real genius is. When their final, functional laser is stolen by their
teacher for a military weapon, they decide to get even.
Showing: 1:30pm on Sunday
Island Earth *
1955, 87 minutes
This is a classic film of its time. Shot in color, its effects were quite
advanced for the period and the plot is pure 50’s SCI-FI.
Showing: 10am on Friday
an in-theme film
Come and see a collection of Independent Science Fiction, Fantasy and
Horror shorts. Film makers: If you have one you’re proud of, come
ahead of time and let us know what you have, and if we have time we’ll
show it for you.
Showing: 10am on Sunday