The MADS: Live Movie-Riffing with MST3K’s Frank Conniff & Trace Beaulieu

Push the button, Frank! Join “Mystery Science Theater 3000” madmen Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu as they screen some of the worst movies ever made, with live comedic riffing in the style of their Peabody award-winning TV series. Pop in for one movie or make it a double-feature — then stick around for a free meet-and-greet following the shows.

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Cartoon Fest 2018

Experience vintage animations as they were meant to be seen… on the big screen!

The 2018 Cartoon Fest will feature the works of a famous animator to be announced at a later date. Don’t miss this fantastic annual festival that’s fun for the whole family!

 

“Tombstone” (1993)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

After a successful career as a lawman in the 1880s, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona in the hopes of getting rich in obscurity. There, he is reunited with his brothers and his old friend Doc Holliday. Earp’s hopes for a quiet retirement are dashed when a band of outlaws called The Cowboys start causing problems in the region with various acts of random violence. The Cowboys’ climactic confrontation with Holliday and the Earps is based on real life events from the gunfight at O.K. Corral.

Director: George P. Cosmatos
Writers: Kevin Jarre
Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott
Duration: 130 minutes
Genre: Action, biography, drama
MPAA: Rated R for violence

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

“Trading Places” (1983)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Louis Winthorpe is a well-off businessman who bickers with his bosses about whether it’s a person’s environment or heredity that determines how well they do in life. When Winthorpe bumps into street hustler Billy Ray Valentine, he assumes Valentine is trying to rob him and has him arrested. Upon seeing how different the two men are, Winthorpe’s bosses at the firm decide to make a wager about what would happen if Winthorpe was stripped of his job, home, and social life while Valentine was given Winthorpe’s job. Hilarity ensues when each tries to adhere to the other’s lifestyle.

Directors: John Landis
Writers: Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy
Duration: 116 min
Genre: Comedy
MPAA: Rated R for language, some nudity/sexuality, and drug content

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

“Chasing Amy” (1997)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

New Jersey comic book authors Holden McNeil and Banky Edwards have been best friends for 20 years. They spend their time working in their studio, and partying hard in the evenings. But their friendship hits a rough patch for the first time in their life when a beautiful young lesbian woman named Alyssa Jones enters their life and Holden falls in love with her despite their incompatibility. Along with his own confusing and overwhelming emotions, Holden must confront Banky’s jealousy and Alyssa’s very rich past.

Directors: Kevin Smith
Writers: Kevin Smith
Starring: Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Ethan Suplee
Duration: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, drama, romance
MPAA: Rated R for strong sex-related dialogue, language, sexuality, and drug content

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

“Dirty Dancing” (1987)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Frances “Baby” Houseman, a priveleged daddy’s girl, spends the summer at a resort in upstate New York’s Catskill Mountains. Baby’s family expects her to go to college, join the Peace Corps, and marry a doctor. However, Baby becomes infatuated with the resort’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle, a man whose means are vastly different from her own. Baby and Johnny’s lives entangle when she fills in as his dance partner — their chemistry is undeniable and they fall in love, but everything crumbles when Baby’s parents find out.

Directors: Emile Ardolino
Writers: Eleanor Bergstein
Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach
Duration: 100 min
Genre: Drama, music, romance
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for sexuality and violence

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

“A Life Less Ordinary” (1997)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Heaven resembles a modern police department, and its angels are given “cases” to ensure that mortals on Earth find love. Now, a new rule is in place for O’Reilly and Jackson, two underperforming angel partners: they must successfully resolve their next case by helping two mortals fall in love, or else they will be forced to stay on Earth forever. Robert Lewis, a janitor in L.A., takes his boss’ daughter Celine hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. In order to maintain their positions in Heaven, O’Reilly and Jackson offer some unsolicited help to bring this unlikely couple together.

Directors: Danny Boyle
Writers: John Hodge
Starring: Ewan McGreggor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter
Duration: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, crime, fantasy
MPAA: Rated R for violence and language

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

“Wayne’s World” (1992)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Wayne is still living at home and can’t seem to hold a steady job, but he does have his own public-access TV show.. A local station spots the show and decides to hire Wayne and his sidekick, Garth, to do their show professionally, but the two men find that the nature of their show changes with all of the studio’s red tape and product placements. Wayne falls for a bass guitarist and uses his contacts to help her career along, knowing that Ben Oliver, the sleazy advertising guy who is ruining their show, will probably take her away from him if they fail.

Directors: Penelope Spheeris
Writers: Mike Myers
Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe
Duration: 95 min
Genre: Comedy, music
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for sex-related dialogue

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

“Waiting For Guffman” (1996)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Small town Blaine, Missouri is preparing for a celebration of its 150th anniversary. Corky St. Clair, an off-off-off-off-off-Broadway director, is putting together an amateur theater show about the town’s history, starring a local dentist, a couple of travel agents, a Dairy Queen waitress, and a car repairman. He invites Broadway theater critic Mr. Guffman to see the opening night of the show. Told in mockumentary style, the film follows the efforts of the less-than-talented cast members and the anxiety leading up to Mr. Guffman’s arrival.

Directors: Christopher Guest
Writers: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy
Starring: Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O’Hara
Duration: 84 min
Genre: Comedy, mockumentary
MPAA: Rated R for brief strong language

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

“A Few Good Men” (1992)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee is a young Navy lawyer who has never seen the inside of the courtroom. For his first case, he must defend two Marines stationed at Guantanamo Bay who have been accused of murdering a colleague. Tensions arise between the inexperienced and lazy Kaffee — who wants to arrange a plea bargain — and another lawyer, Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway — who believes the case should go to court. Kaffee eventually agrees to go to trial when evidence arises that the accused Marines were given a mandatory “code red” command from their superiors to violently haze the victim.

Directors: Rob Reiner
Writers: Aaron Sorkin
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore
Duration: 138 min
Genre: Drama, thriller
MPAA: Rated R for language

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery