Film calendar

  • Thu Jun 28th, 2012 8:49am
  • Life

Snohomish County

Thursday evening Mystery Movies: The series starts with a Sherlock Holmes double feature. The films start at 7 p.m. July 5. Tickets are $5, at the box office of Historic Everett Theatre: 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; or by phone at 425-258-6766; www.everetttheatre.org.

• “Terror by Night” (1946): Holmes steps in when the fabulous Star of Rhoedia is stolen on the train from London to Edinburgh and the son of the diamond’s owner is murdered. Which passenger is responsible? With Basil Rathbone as Holmes, Nigel Bruce at Watson and Alan Mowbray. Plays with “the Woman in Green” (1945): Holmes and Watson suspect the fiendish villain Dr. Moriarty may be involved when women in London turn up murdered — with a finger missing.

Special screening: Other movies are being shown at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-6766; www.everetttheatre.org.

• “Grease” singalong, June 29: Two showings, at 8 p.m. and midnight; $10 at the box office in advance or one hours before curtain, or call 425-258-6766.

• “Rocky Horror Picture Show” June 30: Midnight; the cult classic $10 at the box office in advance or one hours beofre curtain, or call 425-258-6766.

Note: See both “Grease” (June 29) and “Rocky Horror” (June 30) for $15.

• “Lord of the Rings” trilogy: Extended versions of the film not previously seen in theaters. One movie each weekend. Tickets are $10 general, $8 for seniors and military. A three-movie pass is $25.

• “The Fellowship of the Ring”: 7 p.m. July 6, 2 and 7 p.m. July 7, 2 and 7 p.m. July 8.

• “The Two Towers”: 7 p.m. July 13, 2 and 7 p.m. July 14, 2 and 7 p.m. July 15.

• “The Return of the King”: 7 p.m. July 20, 2 and 7 p.m. July 21 and 2 and 7 p.m. July 22.

Reel World Cinema: The theme for this summer series of six films is “Coming of Age: Courage Beyond Conformity,” stories of kids trying to negotiate the tricky passage from youth to adulthood. A potluck dinner runs from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by the film and discussion from 6 to 10 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Call 425-259-7139 for details. Free.

• “Rebel Without A Cause” June 29: The iconic coming-of-age film stars James Dean, in his last film, and Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo, who also died young (1955).

• “The Graduate” July 20: Dustin Hoffman is Benjamin Braddock, newly graduated from college. He is trapped in an affair with Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft) as his attraction to her daughter, Elaine (Katharine Ross), grows (1967).

• “Stand by Me” July 27: Four boys in the fictional Castle Rock, Ore., set out on Labor Day to find the body of their missing classmate. The cast includes Richard Dreyfus (the grownup Gordie, the narrator) and Wil Wheaton (the young Gordie), River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Keifer Sutherland and John Cusack (1986).

• “Dead Poet’s Society” Aug. 10: Robin Williams is the inspiring new poetry teacher at and alumnus of the stodgy Welton Academy. He teaches his students to “seize the day” (1989).

• “Winter’s Bone” Aug. 24: An Ozark teenager, Ree, is forced to raise her two young siblings and care for her ill mother while hunting down her father so they don’t lose the house. Stars Jennifer Lawrence who went on to play Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” (2010).

• “Never Let Me Go” Sept. 7: Three friends grow up in Hailsham, a strange boarding school until secrets are revealed. Starring Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightly and Andrew Garfield (2010).

Seattle

Pacific Science Center’s Imax films: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001; www.pacsci.org. Most tickets are $6 to $10.50. Shows run June 29 to July 5. Call ahead; some shows sell out.

• “Prometheus,” 12:45, 3:25, 6:05 and 8:45 p.m. Friday through Monday.

• “Mysteries of Egypt,” 10:15 a.m. daily.

• “To the Arctic,” 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. daily.

• “Rock of Ages,” 4:30 and 7:15 Friday through Monday.

• “Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs,” 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. daily.

• “The Amazing Spider-Man,” 12:01 a.m. and 2:15, 5, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m. Tuesday; and 2:15, 5, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.