ATLRetro Film Reviews: Atlanta Classic Film Screenings

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*Feb. 20, 2015 – A Meanness in This World: Traveling Through Terrence Malick’s BADLANDS at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemaby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

Badlands*Feb. 18, 2015 – Splatter Cinema and the Cinevision Screening Room Shine a 35mm Light on Hannibal Lecter with THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS!by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*Dec. 7, 2014 – Don’t Get Them Jolly! GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH Gremlins 2Brings Hell-iday Cheer to Splatter Cinema at Its New Location Cinevision!by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

The Day the Earth Stood Still (2)*Oct. 19, 2014 – Stop the World, I Want To See THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL Presented by Enjoy the Film and Cinevision!by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*July 12, 2014 – Revisiting THE VISITOR, The Most Insane Non-Indie Horror Movie Ever Filmed in Atlantaby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAndrew Kemp

*July 2, 2014 – The Plaza Theatre Celebrates 50 Years of The Beatles’ A HARDA Hard Days Night DAY’S NIGHT With a Gorgeous New Restoration!by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

Sleepaway Camp*June 9, 2014 – Splatter Cinema and the Plaza Theatre Camp It Up at SLEEPAWAY CAMP!by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*June 6, 2014 – Still Trapped in the Overlook After All These Years: The Plaza Theatre Presents Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING and Documentary ROOM 237!by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck BennettInvisible Ghost

*May 27, 2014 – CIAO BELA! Celebrate the Legacy of Lugosi With a Week of Rare Screenings at the Plaza Theatre! by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

Mark of the Vampire*May 26, 2014 – MARK OF THE VAMPIRE! An Alluring But Controversial Lugosi/Browning Classic Haunts the Big Screen Once More the Plaza Theatreby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*May 17, 2014 – Hanging Out With MOTHER, JUGS & SPEED at The Strandby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAndrew KempPredator

*May 13, 2014 – The PREDATOR Hunts Some Schwarzenegger Again at Splatter Cinema at the Plaza Theatreby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

Jodorowskys Dune*April 29, 2014 – JODOROWSY’S DUNE Celebrates One Man’s Passion to Take Cinematic Audiences to Another Planetby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAndrew Kemp

*April 7, 2014 – OBEY! Splatter Cinema and the Plaza Theatre Command You To Witness John Carpeneter’s THEY LIVE.by ATLRetro Contributing WriterThey Live Aleck Bennett

*April 7, 2014 – LA BELLE ET LA BETE: Jean Cocteau’s Masterpiece of Gothic Fantasy Gets Rare Big Screen Treatment at Landmark Midtown Art Cinemaby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

Videodrome*March 6, 2014 – Long Live the New Flesh! Splatter Cinema and the Plaza Theatre present VIDEODROME! by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*March 4, 2014 – Vive la France! Emory Cinematheque: Dousing Atlanta in Art-La Grande IllusionHouse Films & Cinema of the French-Persuasion during Their Spring 2014 ‘Global French Cinema’ Series – by ATLRetro Managing Editor/Contributing Writer – Melanie Crew

*Feb. 9, 2014 – Splatter Cinema and the Plaza Theatre Unearth a Blood-Soaked Valentine With CEMETERY MAN! by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

Lawrence of Arabia*Jan. 1, 2014 – LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Was Made for the Big Screen: Why You Will Be at The Plaza Theatre, It Is Written by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAndrew Kemp

*Dec. 20, 2013 – A Very White Christmas in Atlanta: The Plaza Lets It Snow withWhite Christmas Two Bing Crosby/Irving Berlin Christmas Classicsby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*Dec. 9, 2013 – Mall Insecurity: Just A Few More Chopping Days Left Until Splatter Cine-mas at the Plaza Theatre by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

John Carpenters Vampires*Nov. 11, 2013 – Bring Me the Fangs of Alfredo Garcia: Splatter Cinema’s November Movie JOHN CARPENTER’S VAMPIRES Features Some Badass Bloodsuckers But Is a Better Western Than a Horror Movieby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*Oct. 16, 2013 – Step Right Up to CARNIVAL OF SOULS, Just One of a MacabreCarnival of Souls Menagerie of Movies at the Plaza Theatre’s October FrightFestby ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

*Oct. 8, 2013 – Splatter Cinema and the Plaza Theatre Deliver a Night of Horror with DAWN OF THE DEAD! by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

Fear and Loathing*Sept. 17, 2013 – Take a Savage Journey with Blast-Off Burlesque and the Plaza Theatre as TABOO LA-LA presents FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS! by ATLRetro Contributing WriterAleck Bennett

 

 

– Aleck Bennett is a writer, blogger, pug warden, pop culture enthusiast, raconteur and bon vivant from the greater Atlanta area. Visit his blog at doctorsardonicus.wordpress.com

Andrew Kemp is a screenwriter and game designer who started talking about movies in 1984 and got stuck that way. He can be seen around town wherever there are movies, cheap beer and little else.

(Stay Tuned. More to come….)

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