CLASSIC MOVIES on Flashback Cinema

JANUARY 5 & 8 (ELVIS’S BIRTHDAY)                       

ELVIS: THAT’S THE WAY IT IS (SPECIAL EDITION) (2001)

The legendary Elvis Presley at the peak of his powers, filmed live at the International Hotel in Las Vegas in the summer of 1970. The original version was re-cut 30 years later to replace fan footage with more concert footage and that “special edition” presented here is the closest you’ll come to seeing Elvis live in concert. With 19 songs, including many Elvis favorites. (“Thank you. Thank you very much.”) Rated PG

 

JANUARY 12 & 15                                           

BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT (2007)

Futuristic sci-fi thriller (presented in 4K Digital) about a world in which androids (“replicants”) serve humans and “blade runners” (Harrison Ford) track down renegade replicants. 25 years after the film’s 1982 release director Ridley Scott created this definitive Final Cut (minus the much-maligned voice-over of the original). Sean Young plays the enigmatic, alluring Rachel. (“She’s a replicant, isn’t she?”) Rated R

 

JANUARY 19 & 22

HARRY POTTER & THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS (2002)

Harry Potter and his friends return for their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. New adventures abound, including a flying car, giant spiders, an enchanted diary, as well as some new characters. Kenneth Branagh is hilarious as the vain Gilderoy Lockhart, author of “Magical Me.”  ("Let me introduce you to your new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher…me!”) Rated PG

 

JANUARY 26 & 29

GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)

Epic love story set against the backdrop of the Civil War; won 10 Oscars® including Best Picture & Best Supporting Actress (Hattie McDaniel). Vivien Leigh won Best Actress for portraying Scarlett O’Hara, who goes from carefree southern belle (“Fiddle-dee-dee!”) to indomitable heroine (“Tomorrow…is another day!”). Clark Gable plays Rhett Butler, the charming rogue who pursues her. (“Frankly, my dear…”)

 

FEBRUARY 2 & 5

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (1944)

Judy Garland shines in this classic MGM musical about an American family anticipating the World’s Fair in turn-of-the-20th century St. Louis. With original songs “The Boy Next Door,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” and “The Trolley Song,” all of which became Garland standards. 7-year-old Margaret O’Brien almost steals the show as Garland’s younger sister. (“Wasn’t I lucky to be born in my favorite city?”) 

 

FEBRUARY 9 & 12

TITANIC (1997)

Director James Cameron’s romantic epic that became a box office phenomenon. Leonardo DiCaprio (“I’m the King of the World!”) and Kate Winslet star as young lovers who meet on history’s most famous doomed ocean liner (he’s from steerage, she’s first class). Winner of 11 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, with special effects that still dazzle on the big screen. (“But this ship can’t sink!”) Rated PG-13