March 13th-24th Screenings at Story Screen

March 9, 2019

 

You've asked for it, and now you're gonna get it! We've acquired the rights to a few stupendously awesome flicks from 2018, as well as curated a collection of revival screenings we think everyone will get a kick out of. Take a look at our screenings planned for the upcoming weeks below, and get out to see our newly open movie theater at 445 Main Street, Beacon, NY. We currently are not accepting online ticketing, but rest assured we will be launching that program very soon. We'll see you there, and stay tuned for more!!

 

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday-Saturday: 12:00PM - 10:00PM

Sunday: 12:00PM - 8:00PM

 

 

 

 

NOW PLAYING:

 

 

 

 

 

HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS

 

When kids sneak into inventor Wayne Szalinski's upstairs lab to retrieve an errant baseball, his experimental shrink ray miniaturizes them. When Szalinski returns home, he destroys the device -- which he thinks is a failure -- and dumps it in the trash, throwing out the kids along with it. The four children, now 1/4-inch tall, must survive the journey back to the house through a yard where sprinklers bring treacherous storms and garden-variety ants stampede like elephants.

1989 (1h41m) Adventure

Rated PG

 

 

 

THE FAVOURITE

 

In the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead, while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots.

2018 (2h01m) Comedy-Drama

Rated R

Story Screen writer Jack Kolodziejski writes: "By all accounts, The Favourite is Yorgos Lanthimos’ best film. It’s perfectly written and acted. It’s gorgeous to listen to and look at. It tells a story with resonance and staying power. In this way, it is also his most accessible film, and is sure to attract much more favorable attention from critics and audiences alike than his more divisive previous work."

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LEPRECHAUN

 

Dan O'Grady steals 100 gold coins from a leprechaun while on vacation in Ireland. The leprechaun follows him home, but Dan locks the murderous midget in a crate, held at bay by a four-leaf clover. Ten years later, J.D. Redding and his daughter, Tory , rent O'Grady's property for the summer. When their new neighbors accidentally release the leprechaun, he goes on a murderous rampage to reclaim his gold.

1993 (1h32m) Horror

Rated R

 

 

 

 

FREE SOLO

 

Professional rock climber Alex Honnold attempts to conquer the first free solo climb of famed El Capitan's 900-metre vertical rock face at Yosemite National Park.

2018 (1h40m) Documentary

Rated PG-13

 

 

 

 

BLINDSPOTTING

 

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning in his Oakland, Calif., neighborhood. His bond with his volatile best friend soon gets tested when Collin sees a police officer shoot a suspect in the back during a chase through the streets. Things soon come to a head when the buddies attend a party at the upscale home of a young and wealthy tech entrepreneur.

2018 (1h36m) Drama/Comedy

Rated R

Story Screen Founder Mike Burdge, who listed the film as his #5 favorite movie of 2018, writes: "A fresh and intense new pillar into the figurative backbone of American Cinema, Blindspotting is almost too exciting and inspirational for its own good. Sporting an exquisitely honed in and tonally relevant/required soundtrack, the film exists on a constant high of utilizing the medium of film to communicate anything and everything it has on its mind. It's also really, really funny. Not since the likes of Spike Lee's heyday in the 90's have we received such contemporary and bold think pieces on race and culture in the American landscape, at least not as unique as the director's first line-up of his filmography. Blindspotting is one of those movies it is very easy to throw the term “necessary” and “must see” onto, and nobody would be judged wrongly for doing so. It is exactly that: a solid piece of attitude driven filmmaking with a theme of despair and a lesson on empathy and understanding the world and your place in it, and just how might one come about changing both. “Don't be who you isn't.”

 

 

 

 

 

MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO

 

This acclaimed animated tale by director Hayao Miyazaki follows schoolgirl Satsuke and her younger sister, Mei, as they settle into an old country house with their father and wait for their mother to recover from an illness in an area hospital. As the sisters explore their new home, they encounter and befriend playful spirits in their house and the nearby forest, most notably the massive cuddly creature known as Totoro.

1988 (1h40m) Fantasy

Rated G

 

 

 

 

For all inquires, contact us at StoryScreenBeacon@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

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