The Triangle Indie Film Meetup Group Message Board › Sword of Groovy Movie Film Series - Carolina Theatre - Aug 31 - Sept 2 (Labo
Looking for something to do over Labor Day weekend? The Carolina Theatre in Durham is hosting the Sword of Groovy Movie Film Series with some classic films featuring some bad ass people swords. Individual tickets are $6.00 or a weekend pass is $25.
To find out more, check out the Carolina's website here: http://www.carolinath...
The films included are:
John Milius' Conan the Barbarian
Fri, Aug 31@7:00 pm | Sat, Sep 1@9:30 pm | Sun, Sep 2@7:00 pm
Conan the Barbarian is the blockbuster that turned Arnold Schwarzenegger into a global superstar. After enduring the murder of his parents and his enslavement by evil cult leader Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones), Conan sets out on a mission of vengeance. Oliver Stone contributed to Milius's screenplay, and the production design by comic artist Ron Cobb represents a perfect cinematic realization of Robert E. Howard's fantasy world.
John Boorman's Excalibur
Fri, Aug 31@9:30 pm | Sat, Sep 1@7:00 pm | Sun, Sep2@9:30 pm
This lush retelling of the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is a dark and engrossing tale. All the elements of Sir Thomas Malory’s classic Le Morte D'arthur are here: Arthur (Nigel Terry) removing the sword Excalibur from the stone; the Round Table’s noble birth and tragic decline; the heroic attempts to recover the Holy Grail; and the shifting balance of power between wily wizard Merlin (Nicol Williamson) and evil sorceress Morgana (Helen Mirren).
Sam Raimi's Army of Darkness
Sat, Sep 1@3:15 pm | Sun, Sep 2@5:15 pm
Bruce Campbell returns as Ash (hero of the first two Evil Dead flicks), a hardware-store clerk who is magically transported---along with his beat-up Oldsmobile and a chainsaw attachment for his severed left forearm---to the brutal battlefields of the 14th century. He quickly assumes power and unites his band of medieval knights against the dreaded Army of the Dead.
Sat, Sep1@1:00 pm | Sun, Sep 2@3:00 pm
Star Wars meets The Lord of the Rings in this exciting sword and sorcery fantasy! The planet of Krull is under attack from the huge fortress of The Beast. Two opposing kingdoms are brought together by Prince Colwyn and Princess Lyssa who are to be married. Alas, come the wedding day, the Beast's troops arrive and kidnap Lyssa. Now, Colwyn must to come to terms with the idea that he is King and must save Lyssa, imprisoned in the Beast's fortress.
The Sword and the Sorcerer
Sat, Sep1@5:00 pm | Sun, Sep2@1:00 pm
Meet Talos, a daring mercenary who conquers castles and dungeons alike with his lethal three-bladed sword. But when Talos learns that he is the prince of a kingdom controlled by an evil sorcerer, he is thrust into the wildest fight of his life. Can Talos rescue the beautiful princess and slay the warlock? Or will be fall prey to the black magic of medieval mayhem? Starring Lee Horsely, Kathleen Beller and Simon MacCorkindale.