Flashback Cinema




Alien (1979)
January 21 & 24
Alien (1979)(2018)
The ORIGINAL, from director Ridley Scott, about a spaceship stalked by an alien creature with a serious attitude. It’s the perfect blend of science fiction and horror (“In space no one can hear you scream”). Sigourney Weaver, in a star-making role, plays Lieutenant Ripley: tough as nails and with a healthy skepticism about taking extraterrestrial remains back to earth. (“This thing bled acid. Who knows what it's gonna do when it's dead.”) Rated R

Gone With the Wind (1939)
January 28 & 31
Gone With the Wind (1939)(2018)
This epic love story set against the backdrop of the Civil War received 10 Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Hattie McDaniel). Vivien Leigh won Best Actress for her classic portrayal of Scarlett O’Hara, who goes from carefree southern belle (“Fiddle-dee-dee!”) to indomitable heroine (“Tomorrow…is another day!”). Clark Gable plays Rhett Butler, the charming rogue who pursues her. (“Frankly, my dear…”)

Gigi (1958)
February 4 & 7
Gigi (1958)(2018)
Winner of 9 Academy Awards® (the most for any musical), including Best Picture. Lerner and Loewe, the team that created My Fair Lady, collaborated on this romance set in Paris at the turn of the 20th century. Leslie Caron is the high-spirited Gigi and Louis Jourdan is the jaded aristocrat who falls for her. Maurice Chevalier and Hermione Gingold perform a memorable duet in a movie filled with hummable songs. (“Ah, yes…I remember it well.”)

Casablanca (1942)
February 11 & 14
Casablanca (1942)(2018)
Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a Resistance leader, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

Wizard of Oz (1939), The
February 18 & 21
The Wizard of Oz (1939)(2018)
Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

True Grit (1969)
February 25 & 28
True Grit (1969)(2018)

Godfather, The
March 4 & 7
The Godfather(2018)
A 1940s New York Mafia family and struggles to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father, Don Vito Corleone, to his youngest son, who begins a violent mob war against the man who shot his father.

Quiet Man, The
March 11 & 14
The Quiet Man(2018)
A retired American boxer returns to the village where he was born in Ireland, where he finds love.