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THE ROOM

THE ROOM

A friendly, selfless man who greets everyone with a disarming "Oh, hai..." discovers that you can't trust anyone after getting engaged to a manipulative, self-serving siren who seduces his best friend and destroys his life.

SÁTÁNTANGÓ

SÁTÁNTANGÓ

Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr’s 7.5-hour magnum opus depicts the autumn return of a false prophet to an impoverished village in the Hungarian plains. A quarter century since its premiere, this masterful work of modern cinema returns to the Belcourt via the tour of a brand new 4K restoration.

DOWNTOWN 81

DOWNTOWN 81

DOWNTOWN 81 documents a day in the life of artistic innovator Jean-Michel Basquiat, just as he is poised for fame during the exciting emergence of hip hop, New York’s no wave movement, and the evolution of graffiti into a respectable art form.

LITTLE CAESAR

LITTLE CAESAR

Small-town hoodlum ‘Rico’ Cesare Bandello is fed up with robbing mom and pop shops for peanuts. He relocates childhood pal Joe Massaro and his big city ambitions Eastward, signing up with second-tier gangster Sam Vittori.

THE PUBLIC ENEMY

THE PUBLIC ENEMY

Irish-American street punks Tom Powers and best friend Matt Doyle rise up through the ranks of Chicago’s underworld as Tom devolves into a reliably ruthless killer for the city’s most notorious mobster. Just as they become accustomed to power and fortune, their boss’ accidental death sparks a bloody mob war.

THE LAST WALTZ

THE LAST WALTZ

Now a perennial kickoff to the week of Thanksgiving, we offer once again Martin Scorsese’s masterful 1978 concert film: an all-star affair, a seven-camera shoot, the final gig of The Band, and the most satisfying postlude to a Thanksgiving dinner that promoter Bill Graham could muster.

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

Before Buffy, there was…Buffy. Five years before Joss Whedon’s watershed TV show, his vampire-slaying heroine had a movie all her own featuring Kristy Swanson as the stake-wielding Chosen One—who learns that her destiny is to destroy the undead.

SCARFACE

SCARFACE

Tony Camonte is a ruthless mobster intent on building his empire in prohibition-era Chicago. Fighting off all opposition, he manages to climb to the top of the heap—but his addiction to violence and an unnatural desire to protect the innocence of his beloved kid sister threaten to derail his power.

TAMMY AND THE T-REX

TAMMY AND THE T-REX

When Michael (Paul Walker) is mauled by the local zoo’s toothier residents, his love affair with Tammy (Denise Richards) doesn’t cease—even after his brain is transplanted into an ancient animatronic predator.

VELVET GOLDMINE

VELVET GOLDMINE

American independent director Todd Haynes received the Artistic Achievement award at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival for his colorful interpretation of the U.K. glam rock scene of the early '70s, paying homage to the intermingling artistic legacies of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed and Oscar Wilde.

SEVEN SAMURAI

SEVEN SAMURAI

Desperate villagers recruit seven unemployed samurai to teach them to defend themselves against ruthless bandits.

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VI: JASON LIVES

While attempting to eradicate Jason Vorhees once and for all, traumatized loner Tommy Jarvis accidentally reanimates the killer—and the scourge of Crystal Lake goes back on the prowl for RV-ers, dopey paintball enthusiasts, and his prey of choice: camp counselors.

THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER

THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER

Two shop employees (played by Jimmy Stewart and Margaret Sullavan) can barely stand each other, without realizing that they’re falling in love through the mail as anonymous pen pals.

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII: THE NEW BLOOD

FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII: THE NEW BLOOD

The only thing standing between teenage America and immovable murderforce Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder) is a telekinetic young woman (Lar Park-Lincoln), put upon by society and the patriarchy. Who will win in this epic battle of machete versus the mind? Directed by the late gore FX master John Carl Buechler (FROM BEYOND, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4, TAMMY AND THE T-REX, TO DIE FOR).

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

An annual Belcourt tradition! Frank Capra's inverted take on A CHRISTMAS CAROL stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who's spent a lifetime giving up on his dreams in order to keep life in his small town humming. When a guardian angel named Clarence finds a despondent George poised to jump off a bridge, he shows George what life would've been like had he never been born.

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