Cult Classics Dune (1984) David Lynch’s infamous, psychedelic sci-fi tale of space, spice and sand worms is a dazzling visualization of an allegedly un-filmable book – albeit a sometimes-inscrutable one. Sept 24, 25 & 30 The Card Counter Redemption is the long game in Paul Schrader’s The Card Counter. Told with Schrader’s trademark cinematic intensity, the revenge thriller tells the story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past decisions. NOW PLAYING The Eyes of Tammy Faye The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, starring Oscar-nominees Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield. NOW PLAYING Prisoners of the Ghostland In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has gone missing. NOW PLAYING Blue Bayou From award-winning writer/director Justin Chon (Gook, Ms. Purple), Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. NOW PLAYING The Lost Leonardo The Lost Leonardo tells the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million, claimed to be a long-lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci. NOW PLAYING Loft Staff Selects Interstellar In this blockbuster space adventure from acclaimed director Christopher Nolan, a former spaceship pilot must leave his family and a slowly dying Earth behind to lead an expedition beyond this galaxy, in hopes of discovering a new future for humanity. Sunday, Sept 26 Special Events Manhattan Short Film Festival 2021 Don’t miss the 24th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, featuring 10 great new shorts from around the world – and YOU help select the winner! Tuesday, Sept 28 WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI New 4K Restoration! In The Mood For Love With its aching musical soundtrack and exquisitely abstract cinematography, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the past decade of cinema, and is a milestone in Wong’s redoubtable career. Wed, Sept 29 Cult Classics The Exorcist: Director’s Cut A blockbuster film that changed the face of horror cinema, The Exorcist is a tour-de-force of terror, and this extra-creepy Director’s Cut from 2000 features even more devilish shenanigans cut from the original release! October 1 & 2 Titane The winner of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Palme d’Or, Titane is a thrillingly unique vision from Julia Ducournau (Raw) that deposits the viewer directly into its director’s headspace. Starts Oct 1 Franken-Flicks Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Comedy duo Bud Abbott and Lou Costello join forces with Universal’s menagerie of famous monsters in the frightfully funny, and wildly popular, horror/comedy extravaganza. Monday, Oct 4 Essential Cinema Free Admission! El Norte A work of social realism imbued with dreamlike imagery, the Oscar-nominated El Norte is a lovingly rendered, heartbreaking story of hope and survival, which critic Roger Ebert called a Grapes of Wrath for our time. Tuesday, Oct 5 International Horror! House (Hausu) A hallucinatory head trip about a schoolgirl who travels with six classmates to her ailing aunt’s creaky country home and comes face-to-face with evil spirits, a demonic laser-eyed house cat, a bloodthirsty piano, and other ghoulish visions. Wednesday, Oct 6 Cult Classics Suspiria (1977) Featuring stunning cinematography, a killer soundtrack by rock group Goblin, and some of the most gruesome murders ever committed to celluloid, Suspiria is Argento’s crowning achievement in horror and a film unlike any other. October 8 & 9 Lamb From A24 comes this striking debut feature from Icelandic director Vladimar Jóhannsson – a dark and atmospheric folktale about motherhood and the consequences of defying the will of nature. Starts Oct 8 Special Events The Rocky Horror Picture Show Let’s do the Time Warp again as we welcome Rocky Horror back to The Loft Cinema! Join the Heavy Petting shadow cast for a special “prime time” edition of the campy cult classic that will always make us shiver with antici … pation. Saturday, Oct 9 Franken-Flicks Bride of Frankenstein One of the most popular horror films of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein, the legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen’s most misunderstood monster, who now longs for a mate. Monday, Oct 11 Lesbian Looks Presents Fanny: The Right to Rock With Fanny drummer Alice de Buhr in person for a post-screening Q&A! Fanny celebrates the untold story of one of the most important rock bands you’ve never heard of. Tuesday, Oct 12 International Horror! Raw A grisly, viscerally-charged experience, Raw is art-house horror of the highest order – a darkly funny coming-of-age story with a truly bloody heart. Wednesday, Oct 13 Special Events Beetlejuice Halloween Party! It’s Showtime! Put down your Handbook for the Recently Deceased and get ready to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year with the ghost with the most, that bonkers bio-exorcist, Beetlejuice! Thursday, Oct 14 Cult Classics Tales from the Hood In this homage to classic horror anthologies, a mortician tries to scare a gang of teens by trapping them in his funeral parlor and telling them four strange tales of terror, revenge and zombies … from the Hood! October 15 & 16 The Rescue The new film from the Academy Award-winning directors of Free Solo, The Rescue chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. Starts Oct 15 Franken-Flicks Frankenstein (1931) “It’s alive!” The great Boris Karloff stars as the screen’s most memorable monster in the gruesome granddaddy of all horror films, directed by James Whale and based on Mary Shelly’s classic novel. Monday, Oct 18 International Horror! Brand-new 4K restoration! Possession Banned upon its original release in 1981, Andrzej Żuławski’s crazed, stunningly choreographed nightmare of a marriage unraveling is an experience unlike any other. Wednesday, Oct 20 Special Events Hocus Pocus Halloween Party! This Halloween season, let us put a spell on you as we party with the Sanderson Sisters at a frighteningly funny screening of Hocus Pocus! Thursday, Oct 21 Cult Classics Jennifer’s Body Director Karyn Kusama (The Invitation) teams up with screenwriter Diablo Cody (Juno) to unleash a genre-bending horror flick that combines violence with high camp to craft an incisive satire on female relationships October 22 & 23 Special Events Rebekah Del Rio in person! Mulholland Drive Don’t miss this very special 20th anniversary screening of David Lynch’s Mullholland Drive, with vocalist Rebekah Del Rio live in concert after the movie! Rebekah Del Rio will perform her songs from the film (including “Llorando”) and the TV series Twin Peaks! Saturday, Oct 23 Loft Staff Selects Prisoners Prisoners, the English language directorial debut from acclaimed filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Dune, Blade Runner 2049) is a tense, haunting and gorgeously-shot thriller with an all-star cast. Sunday, Oct 24 Franken-Flicks Young Frankenstein Mel Brooks’ hilariously “abby-normal” homage to 1930s monster movies is one of the strangest, funniest, most brilliantly conceived comedies to escape from Hollywood. Monday, Oct 25 Special Events Director/star Greg Sestero in person! Miracle Valley/The Room Double Feature Don’t miss the Arizona Premiere of the new thriller Miracle Valley, the directorial debut of The Room star and The Disaster Artist author Greg Sestero, who stars in the film! Wednesday, Oct 27 International Horror! Let the Right One In It seems that Oskar has finally found a soulmate when Eli moves in next door. She’s a strange young girl, who only comes out at night … and whose arrival coincides with a series of inexplicable disappearances and murders. Thursday, Oct 28 Cult Classics 4K Restoration! Halloween (1978) Carpenter’s low-budget fright flick terrified the world and became not only a landmark in modern horror, but also one of the most successful independent films ever made, setting the standard for the onslaught of teens-meet-maniac killer movies to come. October 29 & 30 The French Dispatch Acclaimed filmmaker Wes Anderson pays homage to the literary world and brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city. Starts November 5 Loft Film Fest 2021 Loft Film Fest 2021 Celebrating its eleventh year in 2021, the Loft Film Fest is dedicated to showcasing the best independent, foreign and classic films, as well as celebrating the work of established and emerging directors, writers, producers and actors. Nov. 10 - 18 Loft Staff Selects 4K Restoration! Tampopo Writer/director Juzo Itami’s ‘80s arthouse hit Tampopo is a sweet, sexy and surreal delight that remains one of the most delectable food films ever made. But consider yourself warned: Don’t see this on an empty stomach! Sunday, Nov 21 Streaming Exclusives Virtual Cinema The Loft Cinema brings the Arthouse Cinema experience to the comfort of your home! These streamings titles are arthouse exclusives, and not available on other streaming platforms. Click below to view all of the current titles being offered! Private Theater Rentals We are now renting Screen 3 to groups of up to 20 people! Get the family together for special private screening or enjoy a movie night with a close group of friends!