Greenwich Library Cult Films returns Thursday, January 15th at 7:00 PM
in the second floor meeting room. (Yes, you can bring cushions.) We'll be showing 1984's Repo Man
. Here's a quick description:
Aimless young punk Otto (Emilio Estervez) gets hired by Bud (Harry Dean Stanton) to repossess cars that owners failed to make payments on. Then one day, Otto, other repo men, and government agents all race to find a certain Chevy Malibu which may or may not have dead aliens from outer space in the trunk...
This is a wild, almost surreal comedy-thriller by writer-director Alex Cox that never lags in its pacing. The musical soundtrack evokes the 80s with songs by Iggy Pop, Black Flag, and Fear, among others. All 92 minutes of it is in color and rated R for violence and language.
We'll also be having a guest speaker, my colleague Everett Perdue, who'll go in more detail about the movie and its significance (artistic and otherwise) then and now, and will answer any questions you might have.
For more info, head to our Cult Films page here. Our next film following Repo Man will be the 1963 James Bond thriller, From Russia With Love on Thursday, February 19th at 6:30 PM in the meeting room. See you there!
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