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Midnight Movies at the Clay Theatre - 2/28 through 4/20

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Fri & Sat, Feb 28 – Mar 1: THE PRINCESS BRIDE
Scaling the Cliffs of Insanity, battling Rodents of Unusual Size, facing torture in the Pit of Despair. This is not just your basic, average, everyday, ordinary, run-of-the-mill fairy tale! Director Rob Reiner’s comic fantasy of a perpetually kidnapped and rescued princess features an all-star cast, including Christopher Guest, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal, Andre the Giant, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Peter Cook, Wallace Shawn, Fred Savage and Peter Falk.

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Sat, Mar 8: THE ROOM, with your host Michael
THE ROOM is an electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies, starring writer/director Tommy Wiseau as a successful banker with a great respect for—and dedication to—the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa (Juliette Danielle). As the film depicts friendships and relationships in the lives of its five major characters, it raises life's real and most-asked question: "Can you really trust anyone?" A midnight cult sensation, this quirky black comedy has been running for over 10 years in Los Angeles and is ready to take the rest of the country by storm. You'll want to be there for the devastation it will leave in its wake! www.theroommovie.com

Fri & Sat Mar 14-15: BOTTLE ROCKET
Wes Anderson, director of The Darjeeling Limited, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and the new The Grand Budapest Hotel, made quite an impression on audiences with this debut feature, a gently comic story of three devoted, would-be thieves who prove the importance of friendship, honor and duty as they ineptly pursue a life of crime. Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Robert Musgrave and James Caan star.

Sat, Mar 22: REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA
Featuring the shadow cast Amber’s Sweets
In the year 2056—the not so distant future—an epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants...for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession and hunted by villainous Repo Men. In a world where surgery addicts are hooked on painkilling drugs and murder is sanctioned by law, a sheltered young girl searches for the cure to her own rare disease as well as information about her family's mysterious history. After being sucked into the haunting world of GeneCo, she is unable to turn back, as all of her questions will be answered at the wildly anticipated spectacular event: The Genetic Opera. Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III andIV), this futuristic horror rock opera stars Alexa Vega (Spy Kids), Anthony Stewart Head (TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), world-renowned opera singer Sarah Brightman (Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera"), Paris Hilton (House of Wax), Ogre (from the band Skinny Puppy) and Terrance Zdunich, with appearances by Bill Moseley (The Devil's Rejects) and Paul Sorvino (GoodFellas). www.repo-opera.com/

Sat, Mar 29: THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
With The Bawdy Caste performing live
The longest-running midnight movie of all time stars Tim Curry as the kinky yet endearing “transsexual from Transylvania” Dr. Frank N. Furter, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick as his hapless guests Brad and Janet, Meat Loaf as motorcycle-riding rough trade and author Richard O’Brien as the hunchbacked butler Riff Raff. It’s harmless musical fun—a delightful spoof of Hollywood horror movies and Old Dark House melodramas. THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW was the first—and is still the best—interactive movie experience! www.rockyhorror.com

Fri & Sat Apr 4-5: SHARKNADO
When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. Man should not be afraid of sharks, but sharks should fear man… But should man fear sharks? Directed by Anthony C. Ferrante and stars Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, and John Heard.

Sat, Apr 12: THE ROOM, with your host Michael
(See Mar 8 listing above for description)

Fri, Sat &Apr 18-20: THE BIG LEBOWSKI
From the Academy Award-winning Coen Brothers (Fargo, No Country for Old Men) comes a hilariously quirky comedy-thriller about bowling, avant-garde art, nihilistic Austrians and a guy named...The Dude. Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) doesn't want any drama in his life...heck, he can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, The Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Co-starring John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, John Turturro and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Information: (415) 346-1124 or online.
Advance tickets online.

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