FLASHBACK CINEMA: CLASSIC MOVIES ON THE BIG SCREEN

SUNDAYS & WEDNESDAYS at 2PM & 7PM

At Palladium, Casa Blanca, Embassy & Cibolo.

 

JUNE 30 & JULY 3

JAWS (1975)

A killer shark is terrorizing vacationers at Amity Island in this adaptation of Peter Benchley’s best-selling novel.The summer blockbuster that made director Steven Spielberg a household name and earned John Williams an Oscar® for his ominous score. (“Duunnn dun…dun dun.”) It’s been over 40 years and folks still think twice about going into the water.  (“You’re going to need a bigger boat.”) Rated PG 

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JULY 7 & 10

THE SANDLOT (1993)

Coming-of-age comedy about friendship and baseball. In the summer of ’62 new kid in town Scotty Smalls wants to fit in, but there’s a problem: he can’t play baseball! Before summer is over, he will make new friends, and together they will confront “the Beast,” a mysterious dog with a scary reputation.  The scene where Ham teaches Scotty how to make s’mores is a classic. (“You’re killing me, Smalls!”) Rated PG 

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JULY 14 & 17

JURASSIC PARK (1993)

Before there was a World, there was a Park. This is the ORIGINAL, directed by Steven Spielberg, based on Michael Crichton’s best-selling book. Billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) creates a theme park inhabited by cloned dinosaurs and invites scientists (Sam Neill, Laura Dern) and his grandchildren to preview the attraction. What could go wrong? (“Welcome to Jurassic Park.”) 

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JULY 21 & 24

THE MATRIX (1999)

Futuristic action thriller that became a word-of-mouth hit and a landmark 90’s movie. Keanu Reeves is Neo, a hacker who discovers reality is not what it appears to be (“Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real?”)  With mind-blowing stunts and visual effects that bend the laws of physics. (“Unfortunately, no one can be told what the matrix is. You have to see it for yourself.”) Rated R 

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JULY 28 & 31   

BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985)

Classic time-travel comedy from Steven Spielberg & Robert Zemeckis.  80’s teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) teams up with mad scientist Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd). (“Doc, are you telling me you built a time machine … out of a DeLorean?”) Marty is transported to the year 1955 and must find a way to get "back to the future."  ("Roads?  Where we're going, we don't need roads!") Rated PG

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AUGUST 4 & 7

TOP GUN (1986)

Tom Cruise stars as Navy fighter pilot “Maverick” in this blockbuster that is the perfect 1980’s blend of action, patriotism and romance.  The soundtrack album, with songs by Kenny Loggins and Berlin, including the Oscar®-winning Take My Breath Away, went platinum nine times. Kelly McGillis plays a flight instructor romantically drawn to the reckless Cruise. (“I feel the need…the need for speed!”)Rated PG

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AUGUST 11 & 14

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986)

Kurt Russell is Jack Burton, a trucker helping his friend (Dennis Dun) rescue his fiancée from the clutches of an evil sorcerer in San Francisco’s Chinatown. (Yes! It has comedy, romance, martial arts AND special effects!). Kim Cattrall gives an assist to Russell, who is delightfully inept as an action hero who only wishes he were Indiana Jones. (“Sooner or later I rub everybody the wrong way.”) Rated PG-13

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AUGUST 18 & 21

THE BIG LEBOWSKI (1998)

“The Dude abides.” Jeff Bridges is Jeffrey (“The Dude”) Lebowski in this comedy about mistaken identity, kidnapping and bowling. Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen and co-starring, Steve Buscemi (“Walter, what’s your point?”), John Goodman (“You cannot drag this negative energy into the tournament.”) and Julianne Moore. And yes, that rug really tied the room together. Rated R

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AUGUST 25 & 28

SOUTH PACIFIC (1958)

Romantic musical set in the South Seas during World War II, filled with glorious Rodgers & Hammerstein songs (“Bali Ha'i may call you…”) that will make you feel “younger than springtime.” Navy nurse Mitzi Gaynor is “ a cockeyed optimist” who’s “in love with a wonderful guy” (French plantation owner Rosanno Brazzi). (“Some enchanted evening, you may see a stranger...”) Not rated

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