Films

  • Wed Feb 1st, 2012 6:39pm
  • Life

Snohomish County

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

Feb. 8: “The Sound of Music” (1965): Based on a memoir about the real Von Trapp family, this is the story of a posulant who leaves the convent to be a governess for a widower with seven children during the rise of the Nazis in Austria. Julie Andrews stars in this iconic 1965 musical with songs like “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss,” “Do-Re-Mi” and “Climb Every Mountain.”

Feb, 22: “From Here to Eternity” (1953)

March 14: “An American in Paris” (1951)

March 28: “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962)

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. 3: “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” (1956): This classic stars Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter and Whit Bissell in a tale about a California town where the citizens have lost their humanity.

RESCHEDULED 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 is 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. 3 through 9. Call ahead; some shows sell out. The Eames IMAX Theater is closed for renovations.

“Rocky Mountain Express”: 1 p.m. daily.

“Sea Rec 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World”: 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. and 2:15, 3:30, 4:45 and 6 p.m. daily.

“Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”; 7:15 p.m. daily.

“Tornado Alley 3D”: 10:45 a.m., noon, 1:15, 2:30 and 3:45 p.m. Friday through Sunday and 10:45 a.m., noon, 1:15, 2:30, 3:45 and 5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Thursday.

“The Adventures of Tintin”: 5 and 7:20 p.m. Friday through Sunday.