Video Theater

We're showing movies, non stop (24-hours a day) from Friday afternoon until Monday afternoon in Revere.

Friday 4:00 PM - The Prisoner: Arrival
After resigning, a secret agent finds himself trapped in a bizarre resort-like prison known only as The Village. Escape is said to be impossible, but that doesn't mean that Number Six, as our agent becomes known, won't try! 1967, NR.
Friday 5:00 PM - Daimajin
Samurai drama meets rubbersuit action in this 1966 classic. A giant stone statue comes to life to defeat the armies of the evil Samanosuke and rescue the true heirs of the noble Lord Hanabasa. In Japanese with English subtitles. 1966, NR.
Friday 6:30 PM - Pumzi
In Kenya's first-ever science fiction film, a young scientist fights against an oppressive government to try and rebuild life on the surface of the earth after World War III. 2009, NR.
Friday 7:00 PM - Westworld
Starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, and James Brolin and written and directed by Michael Crichton, this 1973 classic about robots gone amuck in Wild West-themed amusement park in the "far future" year of 1983 inspired the new hit series from HBO. 1973, PG.
Friday 9:00 PM - Films From Worldcon
Once again we sent our intrepid film crew to Worldcon to bring back images of everything you wanted to see but weren't able to. See actual fans doing actual fannish things.   See backstage at the Hugos!   See the legendary sharknado! See the fabled George R. R. Martin in his natural habitat! See the most fannish things possible in glorious 16mm Kludgeoscope with live organ accompaniment from the amazing Marnen Laibow-Koser. 2016, NR.
Friday 9:15 PM - Silent Movie: The Crazy Ray
In this 1924 French silent, a professor experiments absent-mindedly with a ray which stops time and freezes the entire city of Paris, save for a few people who seem to be immune to the effect and who begin to take advantage of the opportunities this brings.   We are showing a beautiful 16mm reduction of this classic, courtesy of the Library of Congress, accompanied by the live organ of the amazing Marnen Laibow-Koser.   Not to be missed! 1924, B&W, NR.
Friday 10:15 PM - Friday the 13th
Being screened by popular request (see the date). A group of teenagers working to reopen an abandoned summer camp is murdered one by one by a mysterious killer. One of the defining films of the "slasher" genre. 1980, R.
Saturday 12:00 AM - The Fighting Devil Dogs
Two marines uncover a plot by a masked villain known only as The Lightning to use a powerful lightning gun to take over the world. Made on the cheap in 1938, this Republic serial is nevertheless notable for featuring the very first masked supervillain, and for being one of the serials that inspired George Lucas. 1938, B&W, NR.
Saturday 3:30 AM - The Comedy of Terrors
Vincent Price and Peter Lorre star as a pair of dishonest and bumbling undertakers who take to murder in an attempt to drum up some business. Basil Rathbone also stars as their meddlesome landlord and Boris Karloff is their senile boss. A masterpiece of macabre comedy and not to be missed by fans of classic horror or classic comedy. 1964, NR.
Saturday 5:00 AM - Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster
Three giant monsters terrorize the island of Honshu in this Toho classic. What can be done about them? Why, the Japanese government calls in the Twins to get Mothra for help. In some ways this film feels like total excess, seeing how many monsters we can get into one movie. But it's great excess. In Japanese with English subtitles. 1965, NR.
Saturday 6:45 AM - Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
When Earth is threatened by a mysterious probe looking to find humpback whales (which are extinct in the 23rd century), Kirk, Spock and the rest of gang go on their strangest away mission yet: California in the 1980s. 1986, PG.
Saturday 9:00 AM - Zootopia
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox team up to uncover a sinister conspiracy. A smartly-written action-adventure comedy for the whole family. 2016, NR.
Saturday 11:00 AM - Superman
The first big-budget superhero movie! Escaping his doomed planet, the orphan Kal-El is raised by kindly farmers in Kansas. After his adoptive father dies, he discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil. As Superman, he battles the villainous Lex Luthor, while, as novice reporter Clark Kent, he attempts to woo co-worker Lois Lane. 1978, PG.
Saturday 1:30 PM - The Prisoner: The Chimes of Big Ben
A new Number 8 named Nadia arrives in The Village, and together Number 6 and she plot their escape. 1967, NR.
Saturday 2:30 PM - Return of Daimajin
A giant stone statue exacts revenge upon those who conquer its worshippers. 1966, NR.
Saturday 4:30 PM - Quest
Roughly based on a Ray Bradbury story, this short subject about a child in a world where people have only a short eight-day lifespan won a special award at Fantafestival in 1984.   Visually stunning work from Saul Bass. Our showing of this film last year was impaired by a technical problem so we are making a special event of re-running it again. In 16mm, 30 minutes.
Saturday 5:00 PM - You Only Live Twice
Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked. Screenplay by Roald Dahl. 1967, PG.
Saturday 7:00 PM - Deadpool
A former special forces soldier with cancer is given a second chance as a superhero in this, the eighth installment in the X-Men series. The problem is that being a superhero is hell on your personal life. One of the most successful films this year, the special effects are amazing and so is the degree to which it stays faithful to the original comic. 2016, R.
Saturday 9:00 PM - Young Frankenstein
Gene Wilder stars in Mel Brook's hilarious sendup of Frankenstein and of all the Universal horror films. Dr. Frankenstein's grandson inherits his estate and begins reproducing his experiments, this time with tap dancing. 1974, PG.
Saturday 10:45 PM - Extra Bad Movie: Howard The Duck
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader. A stunningly bad live-action adaptation of a really quite good comic book series. 1986, PG.
Sunday 12:45 AM - Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post-apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen (Tina Turner). 1985, PG-13.
Sunday 2:45 AM - Futurama: Bender's Big Score
Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes. 2007, NR.
Sunday 4:15 AM - Attack The Block
An unlucky young woman and and a gang of tough inner-city kids make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into a war zone. 2011, R.
Sunday 5:45 AM - The Ice Pirates
In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found information dangerous to the rulers. A real Space Opera with sword fights, explosions, fighting robots, monsters, bar fights and time warps. 1984, PG.
Sunday 7:30 AM - Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory
When Charlie Bucket wins a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the mysterious Willy Wonka's candy factory, he finds himself in a world of pure imagination stranger than he could possibly imagine. A real trip for the whole family. 1971, G.
Sunday 9:15 AM - Kubo and the Two Strings
Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late Samurai father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. A visual tour de force and a must-see for all fans of stop motion animation. 2016, PG.
Sunday 11:00 AM - Batman
Batman and Robin must foil four of Gotham's most notorious supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people. A brightly-colored, witty camp gem. 1966, PG.
Sunday 12:45 PM - Daimajin Strikes Again
Daimajin returns for one last stomp through Edo-era Japan, this time in aid of four young boys out to rescue their enslaved parents from the evil lord Arakawa. Also known as "The Wrath of Daimajin". In Japanese with English subtitles. 1966, NR.
Sunday 2:15 PM - The Prisoner: The Girl Who Was Death
Back in London, Number 6 is trying to track down a crazed scientist who is protected by his homicidal daughter. 1968, NR.
Sunday 3:15 PM - Labyrinth
Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) has until midnight to rescue her baby brother after the Goblin King (David Bowie) abducts him. Can she and her motley crew of companions get through the labyrinth in time or will baby Toby become the newest goblin? 1986, PG.
Sunday 5:00 PM - Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon must save the Earth from the ravages of the evil Ming the Merciless. A colorful cast of characters and a memorable theme song by Queen make this big-budget version of the Flash Gordon story a winner. 1980, PG.
Sunday 7:00 PM - Captain America: Civil War
Political backlash to the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man, tearing apart the Avengers and leaving a new villain space to emerge. 2016, PG-13.
Sunday 9:30 PM - What We Do In Shadows
A documentary filmmaking team films a group of vampires sharing a house in New Zealand deal with the problems of their day-to-day unlife like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming roommate issues. 2014, R.
Sunday 11:00 PM - Dirty Movie: Flesh Gordon
Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football player Flesh Gordon! An X-rated parody of the vintage Flash Gordon serials with surprisingly good stop-motion special effects and a punny script.1974, X. 18+ only.
Monday 12:30 AM - Wizards
In a post-apocalyptic future, humankind is destroyed and the fantastic races of ancient legend emerge to repopulate the earth. In fulfillment of an ancient prophesy twin sons -- wizards -- are born to a queen of the faeries: one good, the other aggressively evil. They are destined to collide in a war that will destroy the new earth. 1977, PG.
Monday 2:00 AM - Spaceballs
This Mel Brooks parody of Star Wars stars Rick Moranis, John Candy, and a host of other young actors who later made it big. George Lucas said he was "afraid I would bust something from laughing." You'll feel the same way, and at this hour you need all the humor you can get. 1987, PG.
Monday 3:45 AM - Tron
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program. One of the first major uses of computer animation and a genuine classic. 1982, PG.
Monday 5:30 AM - The Year of Pluto
A look at the planning and launch of NASA's New Horizon's mission. 2015, NR.
Monday 6:30 AM - The Right Stuff
This film adaptation of Tom Wolfe's 1979 novel depicts the early days of the space program and chronicles not just the Mercury program but the people involved in it. In every way it is a biography of the people involved, astronauts, engineers, reporters, and families, and one of the best up-close looks at the American space program ever made. 1983, PG.
Monday 9:45 AM - For The Love of Spock
An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek. 2016, NR.
Monday 11:45 AM - The Prisoner: Fall Out
After witnessing the trials of Number 2 and Number 48 and meeting the President of the Assembly, Number 6 escapes during the chaos that follows. 1968, NR.
Monday 12:45 PM - Audience Choice
Did we show something you wanted to see while you were asleep? Is there something that you just HAVE to see again? We will run any of the movies listed for this weekend. You must arrive at 12:45 PM in order to cast your vote. Movie will begin promptly at 1 PM after setup and preparation.