Blow Out

Murder has a sound all of its own!

Blow Out – Screening the Week of August 26!

Advance ticket info for Blow Out coming soon!

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA: Best Cinematography award winner!

4/4 Stars! “Blow Out is pure cinema, an exercise in elegant direction and refined style in which technique and plot merge into a singular body. And yet, the picture goes beyond pure cinema to question the mechanics of filmmaking.” (Deep Focus Review)

4/4 Stars! “Brian De Palma’s engrossing political thriller…his stylishly brilliant send-up of suspense and horror conventions that is also extremely suspenseful and often vary scary.” (Q Network)

4/4 Stars! “Best of all, this movie is inhabited by a real cinematic intelligence. The audience isn’t condescended to…we’re challenged and stimulated: We share the excitement of figuring out how things develop and unfold, when so often the movies only need us as passive witnesses.” (Roger Ebert)

Alfred Hitchcock vs Brian De Palma Film Fest!
Four classic Brian De Palma films up against the very Alfred Hitchcock films that inspired them!

Our ‘VS’ series throughout August will look like this:

Rear Window (1954) vs Sisters (1972) – the Week of August 5

Vertigo (1958) vs Obsession (1976) – the Week of August 12

North by Northwest (1959) vs Dressed to Kill (1980) – the Week of August 19

To Catch a Thief (1955) vs Blow Out (1981) – the Week of August 26

*Please take note that doors open 30 minutes before showtimes. We encourage people to arrive early. We have a small box office, a small candy bar, and a single-screen cinema, meaning that when most of an audience shows up a few minutes before showtime, it causes a bottleneck. If possible, we appreciate you arriving a little bit early to pick out your seat and get your popcorn. Thanks for your help!

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him when the media become involved, and he begins to unravel the pieces of a nefarious conspiracy. As he struggles to survive against his shadowy enemies and expose the truth, he does not know whom he can trust.
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