RALEIGH, NC - The Colony Theater is boasting a bevy of notable titles in their revival series Cinema Overdrive, Cool Classics, and Golden Age this spring through this coming summer. Here's what Triangle film fans can look forward to:
Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953).
The Colony Theater’s “Golden Age” series, spotlighting Hollywood classics from the ’20s through the ’60s, is serving up Howard Hawks’ 1953 romantic musical comedy classic “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” starring Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, and Charles Coburn on Wednesday, May 7th. It starts at 7:30 and admission is $5
Franco Nero in "Keoma" (1976).
Wednesday night, May 14th, the Colony Theater’s Cinema Overdrive series is presenting Enzo G. Castellari’s 1976 Spaghetti Western “Keoma,” starring Franco Nero in the title role: a half white, half Indian gunfighter, who returns from serving in the Civil War to find that his home town is under the rule of an evil tyrant named Caldwell (Donald O'Brien). It starts at 8, and admission is $5.00.
Harrison Ford in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981).
Wednesday night, May 21st, the Colony Theater's Cool Classics series presents Steven Spielberg’s 1981 action epic “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” starring Harrison Ford as the iconic archeologist/thrill seeker Indiana Jones in his first big screen adventure. It starts at 7:30, and admission is $5.00.
Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in "Casablanca" (1942).
Wednesday night, June 4th, the Colony Theater's “Golden Age” series continues with a screening of Michael Curtiz's Oscar winning 1942 classic “Casablanca,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. It starts at 7:30 and admission is $5.
Jeff Bridges is back as "The Dude" in "The Big Lebowski" (1998).
Jeff Bridges’ iconic character “The Dude” (seen here with the late great Philip Seymour Hoffman as Brandt) returns to the Colony on Wednesday night, June 18th, in their seventh annual Cool Classics screening of Ethan and Joel Coen’s 1998 comic noir masterpiece “The Big Lebowski.” It starts at 7:30, and admission is $5.00.
Marilyn Monroe shines again in "How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953).
The Colony Theater’s “Golden Age” series presents Jean Negulesco's 1953 rom com classic “How to Marry a Millionaire,” starring Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, and Marilyn Monroe, on Wednesday, July 2nd. It starts at 7:30 and admission is $5.
Cary Elwes and Robin Wright in "The Princess Bride" (1987).
Wednesday night, July 16th, the Colony Theater's Cool Classics series presents Rob Reiner's much loved 1987 fairy tale rom com “The Princess Bride,” starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Peter Falk, Fred Savage, and André the Giant. It starts at 7:30, and admission is $5.00.