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Lincoln Center screens cult films at midnight this summer

  • 01 June 2012

Oh for the bygone days of midnight movies and flicks like The Rocky Horror Picture Show — a heady time, back when men were men, except when they were Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

Relive those cult film days of yesteryear at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s first-ever Midnight Movie series, starting tonight.

Running every Friday through August 31st at the modern and modish Elinor Bunin Film Center, the series includes B-movie classics and '70s staples, including:

  • June 15th — Logan's Run, in which residents of a 23rd-century city are mandated to die at age 30

  • July 6th – Lost Highway, David Lynch’s cryptic psychological thriller

Because what's a movie without dinner, the Film Center also houses a lounge cafe by former ‘inoteca chef/owner Jason Denton, which plates up specialties like milk-braised pork belly plus wine varietals from California to Catalonia.

Concessions include all the regular treats, plus gourmet goodies like parmesan truffle popcorn and house-made pretzels.

And while the Midnight Movie series doesn't include Rocky Horror, you should still be quivering in anticipation.

The Specifics

Midnight Movies

Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center
144 W. 65th St.
b/t Broadway and Amsterdam

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