Director: Alfred Hitchcock Run Time: 119 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG 13 Release Year: 1963 Starring: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies Killer animal movies can be pretty easy: tons of people are already afraid of sharks, loads of people can't stand spiders, Indiana Jones hates snakes… but birds? Hitchcock manages to take some of natures most innocuous creatures and turn them into objects of relentless horror, setting an angry murder of them loose on a quiet California town. Hitch thrusts his stranded characters into the thick of mother nature's wrath without pausing to explain the reason behind this bird-led insurrection. Besides, we all know why. (It's because people are terrible). Director Jordan Peele assigned actress Lupita Nyong'o a list of influential films in order to create "a shared language" for his new film Us. We're honoring this fun homework assignment by screening the first on his list, Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, on the opening weekend of Us, and we encourage you to watch the rest: The Shining (1980), Dead Again (1991), Funny Games (1997), The Sixth Sense (1999), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), Martyrs (2008), Let the Right One In (2008), The Babadook (2014) and It Follows (2014).
Venue: Nitehawk Cinema
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The Burning at Nitehawk Cinema
Mon | 9:30 PM
Starring: Lou David, Brian Matthews, Leah Ayres, Brian Backer, Larry Joshua Apart from early appearances by Jason Alexander and Holly Hunter, an interesting score by Rick Wakeman, and some typically ...
Nobudge Live #21 at Nitehawk Prospect Park
Mon | 7:15 pm
NoBudge is happy to present nine new narrative short films (including several NYC and Brooklyn premieres), a sampling of recent favorites from the film festival circuit and online premieres. Connected...
National Theatre Live: All About Eve at IFC Center
Mon | 7PM
Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. All About Eve t...