See Chinatown w/Jack Nicholson @ Alex Theatre

 

 

I haven't seen Roman Polanski's film Chinatown in decades and now that it's back on the big screen, there's no time like the present.




Roman Polanski turned out to be the perfect director to bring Robert Towne's Oscar-winning screenplay to the big screen. A bizarre, fascinating mystery in the tradition of Hammet and Chandler, this noir tale set in the water-starved Los Angeles of the 1930s features Jack Nicholson as the private eye led into a complex, volatile case by femme fatale Faye Dunaway. Polanski himself makes a cameo appearance and John Huston haunts the mystery with his sinister presence. Top-notch art direction, editing, casting and photography combine for an unforgettable drama.



IMDB describes it as: A private detective investigating an adultery case stumbles on to a scheme of murder that has something to do with water.

 But more telling is that it rates an 8.4/10 from over 130K users!

Ticketing:

http://www.alextheatre.org/patrons/purchasetickets.php

Make sure you choose the 2PM showing on Saturday, 4/27/13.

 

 

Adults:  $12.50+fees

Seniors/students/children:  $8.50+fees

 

HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE

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  • Geraldine

    I hadn't seen chinatown on the big screen for at least 30 years and it was still amazing .She's my sister I'm her mother etc.....

    1 · April 28, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Slap!

      1 · April 29, 2013

  • Chrissy

    You're welcome Chuck. :)

    April 28, 2013

  • Charles

    Finally seeing "Chinatown" on the big screen was paramount to the countless times I've watched it at home. It still hold up today. Nicholson gave a stellar performance. Thanks for organizing this event, Christie.

    1 · April 28, 2013

  • Michael and Barbara G.

    Really Enjoyed seeing CHINATOWN on the Big Screen at the Alex Theatre. Thank you, Chrissy for organizing it. Thank you. Charles for giving me your program.

    April 27, 2013

  • Thomas

    Hey, since I'm not sure I'll be able to make the 2:00pm showing -- if anyone wants to go to the 8:00 pm showing, hit me up.

    April 26, 2013

  • Thomas

    great movie. never seen it in a theater. I have a morning hike but will try to be there.

    April 26, 2013

  • Charles

    One of Nicholson's career-defining acting roles is in Chinatown. Also, a flagship in Polanski's canon of filmography. I'll be the only rooster in the bunch, but I think we'll all get along civily. LOL :-) See ya'll tomorrow at the Alex.

    April 26, 2013

  • Veronica

    Sorry, I won't be able to make it after all =(

    April 22, 2013

  • Chrissy

    The extra ticket has been sold. See you there!

    1 · April 22, 2013

  • Michael and Barbara G.

    Barbara only.

    April 21, 2013

  • Chrissy

    I have an extra ticket available for this for sale since Linelle cannot attend now. $5. Let me know if you're interested.

    1 · April 15, 2013

  • Linelle

    Sorry to miss this, but I can't be in two places at once.

    April 15, 2013

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