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Culture, The Exhibitionist New on Video: New-Wave Werewolves in <i>Howling II</i>

New on Video: New-Wave Werewolves in Howling II

The Howling was not Joe Dante's first film. He'd already co-directed Hollywood Boulevard in 1976 with Allan Arkush, 1978's Piranha by himself, and did uncredited work on Arkush's 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School. They're all classics in…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse Movie Listings October 5-11

Artists' Television Access. OpenScreening: Filmmakers show short works in progress and get feedback from viewers. Wed., Oct. 5, 8 p.m. $5; free for contributing filmmakers. To Dream of Falling Upwards: Film by Antero Alli involving spiritualism, sex, commercialism, and the…
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Film, FilmCap


Something of a departure for Hong Kong's reigning master of special-effects slapstick Stephen Chow, CJ7 is a father-son fable transparently modeled on Steven Spielberg's ET. Chow plays a single dad who works as a day laborer to send his young…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Repertory Film Listing

Commentary by Gregg Rickman ( Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. ARTISTS' TELEVISION ACCESS 992 Valencia (at 21st Street), 824-3890, This venue offers all manner of strange and unusual video and film.…
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Film, Downward Mobility

Downward Mobility

The old Lucas/Spielberg stunt of turning B-movie peekaboos into E-ticket thrill rides remains the industry standard — to the virtual exclusion of other multiplex fare, particularly when school's out. But as not every kid who remade Raiders in Super 8…
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