Rated R, 97 min. Directed by Joel Coen. Starring John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya, M. Emmet Walsh and Samm-Art Williams.
Free Victory Screening: With this first film, the Coen brothers grabbed the national spotlight for their audacious visual stylings and the perception that the film and its makers sprang out of nowhere, fully formed. Read a full review of Blood Simple.
Super Krime: The World of Pulp Super Villains: A double feature of mid-Sixties East Asian weirdness is on hand here. The titles are secret and the picture quality may be a little below average, but the lunacy and pulpiness are sky high.
The IMAX theatre is shuttered until October while undergoing an update that will allow it to project 2-D and 3-D film with the new IMAX® with Laser technology. But the bonus is that, twice daily, Don Hertzfeldt's Oscar-nominated animated short film will screen in the smaller Spirit Theater. Check it out and you'll probably find yourself agreeing that Hertzfeldt was robbed by the Academy voters of his rightful statue.