EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENTS START OCTOBER 28 AT ARENA CINEMA HOLLYWOOD: THE CREEPING GARDEN, BARE, AT GRANNY'S HOUSE; TOKYO TRIBE HELD OVER
The Creeping Garden.Directed and produced by Tim Grabham and Jasper Sharp. From 108 Media. Color, 2015, U.K., 81 minutes, not rated. Documentary. The Creeping Garden is a feature length documentary exploring the work of fringe scientists, mycologists and artists, and their relationship with the extraordinary plasmodial slime mould. October 28- November 5, 2015. Contact venue for show times.
"A stylish and quirky nature doc with unexpected appeal."---Hollywood Reporter
Bare. Written and directed by Natalia Leite. Produced by Leite, Chad Burris and Alexandra Roxo. From Sundance Selects. Color, 2015, USA, 88 minutes, not rated. Starring Dianna Agron, Paz De La Huerta, Chris Zylka, Louisa Krause, Mary Price Moore and Lora Martinez-Cunningham. A young girl in Nevada becomes romantically involved with a female drifter who introduces her to a life of stripping, drugs, and metaphysical experiences that teach her what happens when real life catches up with dark fantasy. October 30- November 5, 2015. Fri. at 9:00, Sat. at 8:00, Sun. & Mon. at 9:00, Tues. at 6:00, Wed. at 7:30, Thurs. at 9:00.
Winner- Las Vegas International Film Festival.
At Granny's House. Directed and written by Les Mahoney. Produced by Mahoney and Tammy Ridenour. From Indie Rights. Color, 2015, USA, 83 minutes, not rated. Thriller. Starring Rachel Alig, Bill Oberst Jr., Laura Lee, Les Mahoney, Glenda Morgan Brown and Nissa Von Reiter. A typical Midwest house. A sweet little old lady. When a gorgeous young caretaker moves in to help out, Granny's house becomes a macabre place of death- and illicit romance- in a murderous thriller with twists and turns reminiscent of Hitchcock. October 30- November 5, 2015. Fri. at 7:30. Sat. at 4:30, Sun. at 4:00, Mon. at 6:00, Tues. at 7:30, Wed. at 9:00, Thurs. at 7:30.
Winner- Colorado Film Festival
"I had a blast...It's a fabulous thriller!"---Hickey's House of Horrors
And held over for a second week:
Tokyo Tribe. Directed by Shion Sono. Written by Sono and Santa Inoue. Produced by Yoshinori Chiba and Nobuhiro Iizuka. From XYZ Films. Color, 2015, Japan, 116 minutes, not rated. Sci-Fi/Musical. Starring Tomoko Karina, Hitomi Katayama, Akihiro Kitamua, Ryohei Suzuki, Shota Sometani and Kokone Sasaki. In an alternate Japan, territorial street gangs form opposing factions collectively known as the Tokyo Tribes. Merra, leader of the Wu-Ronz tribe of Bukuro joins forces with heavy hitting sadistic gangster Buppa of Buppa Town. With Buppa's support, Merra aims to initiate a gang war between the Wu-Ronz and the Musashino Saru, and in a confrontation between the two attempts to kill popular member of the Musashino Saru - Kai. By mistake, Merra instead kills Kai's friend Tera (a Musashino Saru member beloved by members of all Tribes since before their formation). This leads to the joining of forces between all of the Tokyo Tribes in an all out war against Merra and Buppa's forces. October 23- November 5, 2015. Contact venue for show times.
"It's pure entertainment, folks."----Japan Times
Admission: $12 each feature. Information: (323) 306-0676. Online ticketing: http://arenascreen.com
LOST IN THE SUN AND
WRECKER BEGIN EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENTS AT ARENA CINEMA HOLLYWOOD ON NOVEMBER 6
Lost in the Sun. Written and directed by Trey Nelson. Produced by Clay Floren, Clay Pecorin and Aimee Shieh. From E1 Entertainment. Color, 2015, USA, not rated. Action/ Thriller. Starring Josh Duhamel, Josh Wiggins, Lynn Collins, Emma Fuhrmann, June Griffin Garcia and Rebecca Chulew. The story of John, a small time crook, who finds an unlikely accomplice in Louis, a newly-orphaned teenage boy. As their open-road adventure progresses and John drags the kid on a string of robberies, the pair forge an unexpected and powerful bond.
Wrecker. Directed by Michael Bafaro. Written by Bafaro and Evan Tylor. Produced by Bafaro, Tylor, John A. Curtis and Don Knodel. From XLRator Media. Color, 2015, USA, not rated. Action/ Thriller. Starring Anna Hutchinson, Andrea Whitburn, Jennifer Koenig, Don Knodel, Michael Dickson and Kurtis Maguire. Best friends Emily and Lesley go on a road trip to the desert. When Emily decides to get off the highway and take a "short cut," they become the target of a relentless and psychotic trucker who forces them to play a deadly game of cat and mouse.
November 6- November 12, 2015. Contact venue for show times. Admission: $12 each feature. Information:
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