Close Encounters of the Third Kind returning to theaters for 40th Anniversary

Sony Pictures will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s classic sci-fi epic Close Encounters of the Third Kind by re-releasing the film in theaters on September 1st, 2017, remastered in 4K. After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about ….

Cult classic film noir horror Donnie Darko returning to theaters

In conjunction with their upcoming home video Collector’s Edition release (available Here), Arrow Films has announced the March 31st theatrical debut of the 4K restoration of Richard Kelly’s cult hit Donnie Darko. Following a wildly successful re-release in the UK for its fifteenth anniversary, the film will return to theaters in cities across America. Fifteen ….

AMC Television is currently streaming a batch of iconic martial arts films that inspired their own high-flying action series Into the Badlands. The movies are completely free for a limited time, with no login required to view them. The films include Shaolin, Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zen, Let the Bullets Fly, The Man From Nowhere, Tai Chi Zero and Tai Chi Hero.

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RZA to premiere live re-score of cult classic 36th Chamber of Shaolin during Beyond Fest in Hollywood

Wu-Tang Clan, award winning musician and filmmaker RZA will premiere his live re-score of the martial arts epic, Lau Kar-leung’s The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, during next month’s Beyond Fest, the highest attended genre film festival in the U.S. According to Beyond Fest’s website, RZA first saw The 36th Chamber of Shaolin on television when ….

Cult classic Phantasm and new sequel Phantasm: Ravager heading to theaters

Well Go USA Entertainment announced that the company has nabbed North American rights for Don Coscarelli’s iconic Phantasm series, including an all-new 4K restoration of the original 1979 cult classic Phantasm: Remastered, never-before-seen HD restorations of 1994’s Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead and 1998’s Phantasm IV: Oblivion, and the long-anticipated debut of the fifth ….

Pusher director Nicolas Winding Refn to appear during IFC Center’s “Nordic Noir” thriller screening series

This Friday, IFC Center in New York City will host the screening series “Cold Cases: The Department Q Trilogy and the New Nordic Noir,” a 15-film survey of twenty years of crime films from Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The series starts this Friday, June 17th and runs through Thursday, June 23rd. Police procedurals, grisly ….

Downtown Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse opening this summer

Austin-based cinema chain Alamo Drafthouse, known for its strict “no talking, no texting” policy, as well as it’s themed revival cult film screening nights, has announced that their Downtown Brooklyn theater location is set to open Summer 2016. Currently in its final phase of construction, the flagship theater, located at 445 Gold Street – at ….

Enter the Dragon, Rumble in the Bronx and more screenings announced for this year’s Old School Kung Fu Fest

The folks at Subway Cinema will present the 2016 edition of the Old School Kung Fu Fest at the brand new arthouse cinema Metrograph, from April 8th through the 10th. This year’s event is being dubbed a tribute to legendary Hong Kong studio Golden Harvest, the home of everyone from Bruce Lee, to Sammo Hung, ….

John Singleton, Stacy Keach, Eva Marie Saint and more to present screenings during 7th annual TCM Classic Film Festival

Turner Classic Movies will open the 7th annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 28th with a 40th Anniversary screening of Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman’s 1976 political thriller All The President’s Men. The festival, set to take place April 28 – May 1 in Hollywood, will also include tributes to the following screen legends: ….

Nitehawk Cinema unleashes Legend of 90’s Kung Fu screening series

Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn is having a retrospective screening series of kung fu movies for their ongoing Midnite cult film series. Go get your eyes peeled back all January as Nitehawk unfolds the Legend of 90’s Kung Fu. All screenings will be presented in 35MM. The series includes screenings of: Once Upon a Time in ….

Free screening of horror comedy Fear Town, USA this weekend

Tomorrow, December 12th, Videology in Brooklyn, New York will host a free screening of Troma’s comedic slasher film, Fear Town, USA, according to Troma Entertainment President and creator of The Toxic Avenger, Lloyd Kaufman. Fear Town, USA is directed by Brandon Bassham, director of The Slashening and a contributing writing to both Saturday Night Live ….