What's Showing on Movie Marvels This Weekend!
Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16
Janice Starlin, the owner of a cosmetics firm, sees that her fading beauty is not only causing waves in her personal life but causing some prestige problems for her also-fading business. She becomes an easy mark for a pseudo-scientist, Eric Zinthrop, who claims to have developed a serum from the enzymes of wasps that will turn aging skin to youthful-looking skin. The second-best thing to a time machine. She fails to anticipate the typical hoary side- effects. -Excerpt from IMDb.
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Friday, December 22 and Saturday, December 23
CARNIVAL OF SOULS
Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around in a car with two friends. When challenged to a drag, the women accept, but are forced off of a bridge. It appears that all are drowned, until Mary, quite some time later, amazingly emerges from the river. After recovering, Mary accepts a job in a new town as a church organist, only to be dogged by a mysterious phantom figure that seems to reside in an old run-down pavilion. -Excerpt from IMDb.
Friday, December 29 and Saturday, December 30
THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS
A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he's forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car, hostage and slip into a cross-border sports car race to try to make it to Mexico before the police get him. IMDb
Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6
On an island community off of California, Tom Stewart is preparing to marry the woman he loves. His plans are threatened by his old girlfriend, Vi, who shows up secretly. During a confrontation at the top of the island's lighthouse, the railing breaks and Vi falls. Tom has a chance to save her but doesn't. Tom's relief at Vi's accident soon fades when her vengeful spirit begins showing up wherever he goes. IMDb
Friday, January 12 and Saturday, January 13
BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959)
Walter Paisley, nerdy busboy at a Bohemian café, is jealous of the talent (and popularity) of its various artistic regulars. But after accidentally killing his landlady's cat and covering the body in plaster to hide the evidence, he is acclaimed as a brilliant sculptor - but his new-found friends want to see more of his work. Hmmm, wonder where this is going. IMBb
Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20
BLOOD CREATURE (aka Terror is a Man) 1959
William Fitzgerald finds himself shipwrecked on an island whose native inhabitants have recently fled. His civilized host, the secretive Dr. Charles Girard, explains that they were superstitiously fearful of his scientific work. Now the only people on the island are the castaway, the scientist, his voluptuous wife, his sleazy assistant, his beautiful native servant and her young son. But there may be one more man on the island: it's all a matter of philosophy and semantics. Excerpt courtesy IMDb.
Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT (1949)
Starring Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming and Cedric Hardwicke
A bump on the head sends Hank Martin, 1912 mechanic, to Arthurian Britain, 528 A.D., where he is befriended by Sir Sagramore le Desirous and gains power by judicious use of technology. He and Alisande, the King's niece, fall in love at first sight, which draws unwelcome attention from her fiancee, Sir Lancelot. Excerpt from IMDb.