“Big” (1988) at the Cerrito on Thursday, May 9, at 7:00.

Join Tom Hanks in the adventure of becoming “Big”at the Cerrito on Thursday, May 9, at 7:00 at the Cerrito!

“Big” brings to delightful life the old saying: “Be careful what you wish for — it might come true.”

The wish, of course, in this case is when Tom Hanks, as a twelve-year-old suburban kid Josh, wishes that he were big. Hanks is ideal for the role—just boyish enough (and goofy-looking enough). The adventures that Josh experiences after his wish comes true will keep you amazed and delighted. They include getting a real job and a romantic involvement.

Don’t miss this special movie!

“Big” plays once only on Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. Moviegoers are strongly advised to buy advance tickets at the box office or online, as the movie may 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!

Future Classics

 

Cerrito Classics will be on hiatus until September;watch for the exciting list of upcoming Classics, playing monthly, always on the second Thursday of the month, at 7:00.

“Monty Python’s Life of Brian” (1979) at the Cerrito on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00

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Partake of a unique view of history, with “Monty Python’s Life of Brian” at the Cerrito on Thursday, April 18, at 7:00!

Leave your preconceptions behind but your sense of humor intact, as the Cerrito Theater celebrates the 40th anniversary of “Monty Python’s Life of Brian.”

Highly controversial upon its original release, Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood’s depiction of all things biblical. “Monty Python’s Life of Brian is now highly ranked among movie comedies.

Set in 33 A.D. Judea, where exasperated Romans are trying to impose some order, it is a time of chaos and change with no shortage of messiahs and followers willing to believe in them.

At its center is Brian Cohen, played by Graham Chapman, a reluctant would-be messiah who rises to prominence as a result of a series of absurd circumstances providing ample opportunity for the entire Monty Python ensemble, including John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, to shine in multiple roles as they question everyone and everything from ex-lepers, Pontius Pilate and the art of haggling, to revolutionaries, crazy prophets, religious fanaticism, Roman centurions and crucifixion.

“Monty Python’s Life of Brian” plays once only on Thursday, August 18 at 7:00. As an added-on Classic, the Cerrito’s regular prices will be in effect: $12.95 for adults, $11.50 for seniors 62 and over, kids and students with I.D. It’s advisable to order your tickets in advance at the box office or online, as the show may sell out.

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!

This Week’s Classic

Don’t forget that “The Untouchables” will show at the Cerrito on Thursday, April 11 at 7:00. All seats are $9.50.

Upcoming Classics

  • Thursday, May 9, “Big” (1988)

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

“The Untouchables” (1987) at the Cerrito on Thursday, April 11, at 7:00.

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Al Capone meets Eliot Ness in “The Untouchables” at the Cerrito on Thursday, April 11, at 7:00.

In the “roaring twenties,” Al Capone ruled an empire of crime in the Windy City: gambling, prostitution, bootlegging, bribery, narcotics trafficking, robbery, and “protection” rackets. But after the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, the public reacted with outrage. An infamous poster went up everywhere, emblazoned with a large photo, labeling Capone (identified on the poster as “Alphonse Gabriel Capone) “Public Enemy No. 1,” signed by J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI.

In a dazzling array of talent, “The Untouchables” brings to life the 1930 showdown between the top crime boss and the top law enforcers in the country. Playing Capone was none other than Robert DeNiro. Prohibition agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) drove the showdown, perhaps overshadowed by a tough cop, Jimmy Malone—played by Sean Connery, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for the role. The director was Brian DePalma, with the screenplay by David Mamet.

The movie draws you into the action by capturing many of the distinctive Chicago settings of the era.

Vincent Canby of the New York Times called the movie “vulgar, violent, funny and sometimes breathtakingly beautiful.”

“The Untouchables” plays once only on Thursday, April 11 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.

Don’t miss “The Untouchables”!

Scene

Tempting choices abound 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, 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!