Bright Lights, Big City

Dumped by his wife and aided by his buddy, a young writer goes on an alcohol/cocaine binge.


1988, 110min., Rated R

3:55pm

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FRIDAYAugust 26th

6:00

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The Monster That Challenged the World

A Navy commander (Tim Holt) leads a desert search-and-destroy mission for prehistoric sea snails.

Starring: Tim Holt, Audrey Dalton, Hans Conried | Directed By: Arnold Laven

83min., Rated G

7:45

am

The Fantasticks

Widowers (Joel Grey, Brad Sullivan) trick their respective children into falling in love by appealing to their sense of defiance and staging a feud between families.

Starring: Joel Grey, Brad Sullivan, Jean Louisa Kelly | Directed By: Michael Ritchie

86min., Rated PG

9:30

am

The Black Stallion

Shipwrecked with a wild Arabian horse, a 1940s boy (Kelly Reno) bonds with the animal on a tiny desert island.

Starring: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr | Directed By: Carroll Ballard

118min., Rated G

11:45

am

The Black Stallion Returns

Teenage Alec (Kelly Reno) jets to North Africa to win back his beloved Arabian horse, stolen by Moroccans.

Starring: Kelly Reno, Teri Garr, Vincent Spano | Directed By: Robert Dalva

103min., Rated PG

1:45

pm

Crimes and Misdemeanors

An eye doctor (Martin Landau) and a documentary filmmaker (Woody Allen) are married men with different moral dilemmas in Manhattan.

Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow | Directed By: Woody Allen

104min., Rated PG-13

3:55

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Bright Lights, Big City

Dumped by his wife (Phoebe Cates) and aided by his buddy (Kiefer Sutherland), a young Manhattan writer (Michael J. Fox) goes on an alcohol/cocaine binge.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates | Directed By: James Bridges

110min., Rated R

6:00

pm

Best Men

Shady friends (Dean Cain, Andy Dick, Sean Patrick Flanery) get in trouble while traveling to California to attend a newly released convict's wedding.

Starring: Dean Cain, Andy Dick, Sean Patrick Flanery | Directed By: Tamra Davis

89min., Rated R

8:00

pm

A Dry White Season

A white South African challenges government policies when he accuses a police captain of the murder of a black man.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Winston Ntshona, Zakes Mokae | Directed By: Euzhan Palcy

97min., Rated R

10:05

pm

Ulee's Gold

A Florida beekeeper (Peter Fonda) looks for the missing wife of his jailed son but finds thugs looking for stolen loot.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson, Jessica Biel | Directed By: Victor Nunez

111min., Rated R

12:15

am

Lenny

1950s comic Lenny Bruce (Dustin Hoffman) spurs controversy with his drug use, graphic language and marriage to a stripper (Valerie Perrine).

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner | Directed By: Bob Fosse

112min., Rated R

2:25

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Kes

A glum Yorkshire boy (David Bradley) finds a baby kestrel, a kind of falcon, and lovingly teaches it how to fly.

Starring: David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie | Directed By: Ken Loach

109min., Rated PG-13

4:30

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Chicago Confidential

A state's attorney (Brian Keith) nails a union leader (Dick Foran) for murder, then learns it was part of a mob frame-up.

Starring: Brian Keith, Beverly Garland, Dick Foran | Directed By: Sidney Salkow

73min., Rated NR