Film calendar

  • Thu Feb 9th, 2012 8:49am
  • Life

Snohomish County

Reel World Cinema: A series of science fiction movies will be examined in “Close Encounters: Discerning the Human Condition Through Science Fiction,” at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. A potluck begins at 6 p.m., the movie screens at 7 p.m. and discussion follows the movie. Call 425-259-7139 for details. Admission is free.

• Feb. 10: “Forbidden Planet” (1956): Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis and Leslie Nielsen star in this adaptation of “The Tempest,” with a nod toward Freud (postponed from Jan. 20 because of snow).

• Feb. 17: “Twilight Zone”: Classic episodes from the original series created by Rod Serling (1959).

• March 2: “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (1977): Steven Spielberg directed Richard Dreyfus and Melinda Dillon in a film that explores people’s deepest longings.

• March 16: “Blade Runner” (1982). Some call it the greatest science fiction movie ever. Harrison Ford, Edward James Olmos, Sean Young, Darryl Hannah and Rutger Hauer star in Ridley Scott’s masterpiece.

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 Feb. 10 through 16. Call ahead; some shows sell out. The Eames IMAX Theater is closed for renovations.

• “Rocky Mountain Express”: 1 and 4:45 p.m. daily.

• “Sea Rec 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World”: 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. and 2:15, 3:30 and 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday; 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. and 2:15 and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

• “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”: 7:15 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

• “Tornado Alley 3D”: 10:45 a.m., noon and 1:15 p.m. Friday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 10:45 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

• “The Adventures of Tintin”: noon Saturday and Sunday.

• “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”: 2:30, 4:45, 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily.