Film calendar

  • Wed Jun 20th, 2012 6:51pm
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Snohomish County

Classic Films: Classic movies at Galaxy Monroe theater, 1 Galaxy Way, Monroe (One block north of U.S. 2 on Kelsey Ave.; 360-863-0909.

“Psycho” June 27: Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh in the classic horror film with the classic bloody shower scene (1960).

Film noir: A series of movies from the 1940s with an introduction by film noir expert Jon Noe. The film starts at 7:30 p.m. 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

“The Crooked Way” June 28: A World War II vet (John Payne) with amnesia has no recourse but to head home to Los Angeles where someone might recognize him. He is recognized — as a missing gangster. And now the crime boss (Sonny Tufts) is out for revenge (1949).

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

“The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily”: Wolfgang von Goethe’s fairytale of spirituality and wisdom, considered his greatest work. Showing at 8 p.m. June 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. June 24; $10 general, $7 for seniors, students and military, available at the box office one hour before the show screens.

“Grease” sing-along, 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 Horrow 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.

Reel World Cinema: Final film of six that look at six issues underlying the political campaigns this season: immigration, the environment, influence peddling, the plight of returning veterans, the struggle between corporations and labor unions, and predatory capitalism. 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 and open to all.

“Margin Call,” June 22: Thirty-six hours in the life of a Lehman Brothers-like investment bank trying to decide what to do with its “toxic” assets. With Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany and Jeremy Irons.

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 22 to 28. Call ahead; some shows sell out.

“Prometheus,” 12:45, 3:25, 6:05 and 8:45 p.m. daily.

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

“To the Arctic,” 11:30 a.m. daily.

“Rock of Ages,” 4:30, 7:15 and 10 p.m. daily.

“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.

Skagit Valley

“Good Night and Good Luck” (2005): A screening of the film about esteemed journalist Edward R. Murrow’s battle to bring down Sen. Joe McCarthy during McCarthy’s hunt for Communist subversives in the early days of the Cold War. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion about Morrow, who lived in Skagit County during his childhood. The movies stars George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson and David Strathairn as Murrow; 5:30 p.m. June 24 at The Historic Lincoln Theatre, 712 South First St., Mount Vernon.Tickets are $9, $8 for Seniors &students, $6 12 &under, available by calling the box office at 360-336-8955, or in person. Box office hours are noon to 5 p.m., and one hour before showtime.