Source: RYSE Center
RYSE’s Justice Reelz Presents “The Box” and “Alone”
On April 8 at 7 p.m. RYSE Center in Richmond will be presenting two short films at the Cerrito on the subject of juvenile solitary confinement. Admission to the two movies—”The Box” and “Alone”—will be free. You can get your tickets by clicking on this link. This event is supported by the City of El Cerrito, the office of County Supervisor John Gioia, and Rialto Cinemas. Please come see these locally-produced documentaries on this important topic.
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Chills come to the home town!
The “Master of Suspense” is at it again! In “Shadow of a Doubt,” Alfred Hitchcock set and filmed the thriller in our own backyard…the idyllic town of Santa Rosa in 1943. You can even go see the house in which it was filmed.
Hitchcock described the acclaimed movie as his favorite, and the Oscar-nominated script was written by Thornton Wilder, Sally Benson, and Hitchcock’s own wife, Alma Reville.
Teresa Wright plays the teenager who wishes her beloved Uncle Charlie would come visit and liven things up…and that is exactly what happens…but not at all in the way she wants. Uncle Charlie, superbly played by Joseph Cotten, starts acting oddly…and then…
You will be on the edge of your seat as the story unfolds…Hitchcock style.
“Shadow of a Doubt” plays once only on Thursday, April 9 at 7:00. All seats are $8.00. Moviegoers are advised to get advance tickets at the box office or online, as shows may sell out. Arriving early is a good idea, in order to choose your seat and also order delicious food and wine or beer.
Have you visited Scene yet? It’s the atmospheric wine/food bar on the right side of the lobby–a great place to enjoy a special menu, such as panini, snacks, and salads—or have them brought to your seat while you enjoy the movie! Scene opens daily at 4:30, with happy hour prices until 6:00.
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The Old West comes to life in Tombstone!
One of the greatest movie Westerns, John Ford’s My Darling Clementine is hardly the most accurate film version of the Wyatt Earp legend, but it is still one of the most entertaining. Henry Fonda stars as former lawman Wyatt Earp, who, after cleaning up Dodge City, arrives in the outskirts of Tombstone with his brothers Morgan (Ward Bond), Virgil (Tim Holt), and James (Don Garner), planning to sell their cattle and settle down as gentlemen farmers. Yet Wyatt, disgusted by crime and cattle rustling, eventually agrees to take the marshalling job until he can gather enough evidence to bring to justice the scurrilous Clanton clan, headed by smooth-talking but shifty-eyed Old Man Clanton (Walter Brennan). Almost immediately, Wyatt runs afoul of consumptive, self-hating gambling boss Doc Holliday (Victor Mature, in perhaps his best performance). When Doc’s erstwhile sweetheart, Clementine (Cathy Downs) comes to town, Earp is immediately smitten. However, Doc himself is now involved with saloon gal Chihauhua (Linda Darnell). The tensions among Wyatt, Doc, Clementine, and Chihauhua wax and wane throughout most of the film, leading to the legendary gunfight at the OK Corral, with Wyatt and Doc fighting side-by-side against the despicable Clantons.
“My Darling Clementine” plays once only on Thursday, March 12 at 7:00. All seats are $8.00. Moviegoers are advised to get advance tickets at the box office or online, as shows may sell out. Arriving early is a good idea, in order to choose your seat and also order delicious food and wine or beer.
Visiting Scene could become a habit! It’s the atmospheric wine/food bar on the right side of the lobby–a great place to enjoy a special menu, such as panini, snacks, and salads—or have them brought to your seat while you enjoy the movie! Scene opens daily at 4:30, with happy hour prices until 6:00.