“Office Space” (1999) at the Cerrito on Thursday, March 14, at 7:00.

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Enjoy some laughs with “Office Space” at the Cerrito on Thursday, March 14, at 7:00.

In a stroke of genius, writer-director Mike Judge (better known as the creator of “Beavis and Butthead”, “King of the Hill,” and “Silicon Valley”) created a hilarious satire of the corporate world—which resonates with anyone who has held a soul-crushing job.

Peter Gibbons (played by Ron Livingston) is a cubicle slave, imprisoned at a soulless software company, Initech, where the workers are either automatons or emotionally dysfunctional, including one who is stapler-obsessed. They’re presided over by an unctuous phony, played by Gary Cole, a symbol of everything that’s wrong with the corporate world.

Jennifer Aniston humorously plays a woman with whom Peter gets involved—who has a similarly soul-crushing job at the nearby chain restaurant.

Through a bizarre twist of fate, Peter undergoes a personality shift, leading to a revenge plot with his two work buddies.

Watch what happens!

“Office Space” plays once only on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. Moviegoers are strongly advised to buy advance tickets at the box office or online, as many shows sell out. All seats are $9.50. Arriving early is a good idea, in order to choose your seat and also order delicious food and wine or beer.

Scene

So many choices at Scene! There are flatbread pizzas, a charcuterie and cheese sampler, baked sandwiches, “bites,” salads, desserts, and much more. You can enjoy them there, or have them brought to your seat while you watch the movie. The atmospheric food/wine bar is a fun place to hang out, with special wines and beers available. Check it out!

Upcoming Classics

  • Thursday, April 11, “The Untouchables” (1987)
  • Thursday, May 9, “Big” (1988)

Cerrito Classics play monthly, always on the second Thursday of the month, at 7:00.

Extra Classic in April!

There will be a special Classic showing on Thursday, April 18, of Monty Python’s “Life of Brian” (1979) at 7:00. Regular prices will be in effect. Don’t miss it!

“Pretty in Pink” (1986) at the Cerrito on Thursday, February 14, at 7:00.

Retro-80s Valentine’s Event: “Pretty in Pink” at the Cerrito on Thursday, February 14 at 7:00

John Hughes defined teen films in the 1980s: from the fun-loving hijinks of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (1986), to the angsty misfits turned unlikely-community in “The Breakfast Club” (1985), to the awkward and endearing teen rom-com of “Pretty in Pink” (1986).

Molly Ringwald (also of “The Breakfast Club” and “Sixteen Candles”) stars as Andie, the misfit, artsy, intelligent girl from the “wrong side of the tracks,” who develops a very unlikely romantic relationship with the upper-class Blane, played by Andrew McCarthy. As their budding relationship develops, these two must navigate not just the inevitable issues class and economic divide and of typical teen angst, but also the influences of their dubious friends: most notably Blane’s closest friend Steff (James Spader), and Annie’s love-struck, and eternally endearing, childhood friend Duckie (Jon Cryer).

This film also gives us other great in-depth characters with Harry Dean Stanton portraying Annie’s out-of-work father, and Annie Potts as the youthful, punky record store owner.

The movie scores very high on Rolling Stone’s list of “Greatest Soundtracks of All Time,” including tracks by The Smiths, INXS, and Otis Redding with “Try A Little Tenderness.”

“Pretty in Pink” strikes a human chord across all age groups—and does it enjoyably.

“Pretty in Pink” plays once only on Thursday, February 14 at 7:00 p.m. Moviegoers are strongly advised to buy advance tickets at the box office or online. All seats are $9.50. Arriving early is a good idea, in order to choose your seat and also order delicious food and wine or beer.

Scene

There are so many temptations at Scene, such as flatbread pizzas, a charcuterie and cheese sampler, baked sandwiches, “bites,” salads, desserts, and much more. You can enjoy them there, or have them brought to your seat while you watch the movie. The atmospheric food/wine bar is a fun and friendly place to hang out, with special wines and beers available. Check it out!

Upcoming Classics

  • Thursday, March 14, “Office Space” (1999)
  • Thursday, April 11, “The Untouchables” (1987)
  • Thursday, May 9, “Big” (1988)

Cerrito Classics play monthly, always on the second Thursday of the month, at 7:00.

“Vertigo” (1958) at the Cerrito on Thursday, January 10, at 7:00.

Don’t miss one of the all-time best movies, “Vertigo” at the Cerrito on Thursday, January 10 at 7:00 p.m.!

James Stewart plays an ex-police officer who suffers from an intense fear of heights; Kim Novak plays…a mystery woman…but so much more. In this mesmerizing film, there is so much to draw you in.

Some reasons why you should see “Vertigo”:

  • Top ranking—“Vertigo” is rated as AFI’s number one mystery, among many other honors.
  • Cinematographic feast—in 1996, “Vertigo” was given perhaps the most painstaking restoration in film history, bringing the color and sound to breathtaking life. Scenes of San Francisco in 1958 show it as a hypnotic setting where fantasy and reality converge.
  • Often considered Hitchcock’s best movie—and uniquely revelatory as to his deepest obsessions.
  • It’s the 80th anniversary of the film—when will you next be able to see it on the big screen?

“Vertigo” plays once only on Thursday, January 10 at 7:00 p.m.—and is expected to sell out. Accordingly, moviegoers are strongly advised to buy advance tickets at the box office or online. All seats are $9.50. Arriving early is a good idea, in order to choose your seat and also order delicious food and wine or beer.

Scene

There are so many temptations at Scene, such as flatbread pizzas, a charcuterie and cheese sampler, baked sandwiches, “bites,” salads, desserts, and much more. You can enjoy them there, or have them brought to your seat while you watch the movie. The atmospheric food/wine bar is a fun and friendly place to hang out, with special wines and beers available. Check it out!

Upcoming Classics

  • Thursday, February 14, “Pretty In Pink” (1986)
  • Thursday, March 14, “Office Space” (1999)
  • Thursday, April 11, “The Untouchables” (1987)

Cerrito Classics play monthly, always on the second Thursday of the month, at 7:00.