Classic films and brand new genre films

EVERY Friday and Saturday at 9:00pm at SBIFF's Riviera Theatre

April 5, 2024

TOP GUN

Top Gun 4K Restoration May 24 & 25 Top Gun takes a look at the danger and excitement that awaits every pilot at the Navy’s prestigious fighter weapons school. Tom Cruise is superb as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a daring young flyer who’s out to become the best of the best. And Kelly McGillis sizzles as the civilian instructor who teaches Maverick a few things you can’t learn in a classroom. Directed by Tony Scott Written by Jim Cash, Jack Epps, […]
April 5, 2024

POINT BREAK

Point Break 4K Restoration May 31 & June 1 After a string of bizarre bank robberies in Southern California, with the crooks donning masks of various former presidents, a federal agent, Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves), infiltrates the suspected gang. But this is no ordinary group of robbers. They’re surfers — led by the charismatic Bodhi (Patrick Swayze) — who are addicted to the rush of thievery. But when Utah falls in love with a female surfer, Tyler (Lori Petty), who […]
April 5, 2024

IN A VIOLENT NATURE

In a Violent Nature June 7 & 8 When a locket is removed from a collapsed fire tower in the woods that entombs the rotting corpse of Johnny, a vengeful spirit spurred on by a horrific 60-year old crime, his body is resurrected and becomes hellbent on retrieving it. The undead golem hones in on the group of vacationing teens responsible for the theft and proceeds to methodically slaughter them one by one in his mission to get it back-along […]
April 5, 2024

THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert June 14 & 15 When drag queen Anthony (Hugo Weaving) agrees to take his act on the road, he invites fellow cross-dresser Adam (Guy Pearce) and transsexual Bernadette (Terence Stamp) to come along. In their colorful bus, named Priscilla, the three performers travel across the Australian desert performing for enthusiastic crowds and homophobic locals. But when the other two performers learn the truth about why Anthony took the job, it threatens their […]
April 5, 2024

MAD MAX FURY ROAD

Mad Max: Fury Road June 21 & 22 From filmmaker George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max trilogy, comes this return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max (Tom Hardy — The Dark Knight Rises) believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a band of survivors fleeing across the Wasteland in a war rig driven […]
April 5, 2024

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

A Clockwork Orange 4K Restoration June 28 & 29 Being the adventures of a young man…who loved a bit of the old ultra-violence…went to jail, was brainwashed…and came out cured…or was he? In a futuristic welfare state, Alex (Malcolm McDowell), a vicious young hoodlum, sleeps all day and spends his nights roaming the city with his droogs (friends), assaulting innocent people in the streets and in their homes. Finally captured by the police, Alex undergoes rehabilitation in the form of […]
April 5, 2024

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Independence Day July 5 & 6 In the epic adventure film `Independence Day,’ strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through the world’s major cities. As these extraordinary events unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a force of incredible magnitude has arrived. Its mission: total annihilation over the Fourth of July weekend. The last hope to stop the destruction is an unlikely group of people united by fate and unimaginable circumstances. Directed by Roland Emmerich Written […]
April 5, 2024

MARIE ANTOINETTE

Marie Antoinette July 12 & 13 The story of Marie-Antoinette, a naive, 14-year-old Austrian who married Louis XVI, and was unprepared for the woes of politics involved in being the Queen of France during the French Revolution. Directed by Sofia Coppola Written by Sofia Coppola Starring Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Steve Coogan, Judy Davis Year: 2006 2h 3m
April 22, 2024

PALM SPRINGS

Palm Springs July 19 & 20 When carefree Nyles (Andy Samberg) and reluctant maid of honor Sarah (Cristin Milioti) have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other. Directed by Max Barbakow Written by Andy Siara Starring Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Meredith Hagner, Camila Mendes, Tyler Hoechlin, Peter Gallagher Year: 2020 1h 30m
April 24, 2024

THIS IS SPINAL TAP

This Is Spinal Tap 4K Restoration July 26 & 27 “This Is Spinal Tap” shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real. Directed by Rob Reiner Written […]
May 8, 2024

PURPLE RAIN

Purple Rain 4K Restoration August 2 & 3 Rock star Prince makes a spectacular feature film debut in this highly autobiographical blockbuster that won both an Oscar and a Grammy award. Headstrong, vulnerable young musician The Kid (Prince) struggles with his own inner demons and with his alcoholic father who beats his mother. But the madness infects his music, fueling a sound that transforms the struggling, young rocker into a star. Directed by Albert Magnoli Written by Albert Magnoli, William […]
May 8, 2024

BLUE VELVET

Blue Velvet 4K Restoration August 9 & 10 There’s something going on behind the white picket fences of Lumberton, North Carolina. And after stumbling upon a severed human ear in a field, mystery-loving college student Jeffrey Beaumont is determined to find out what. Teaming up with the daughter of a local police detective, Jeffrey’s investigation leads him into a strange world of sensuality and violence, with the intrigue of the missing ear seemingly stemming from the relationship between a troubled […]
May 8, 2024

TWISTER

Twister 4K Restoration August 16 & 17 Two storm chasers on the brink of divorce must work together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes. Directed by Jan de Bont Written by Michael Crichton, Anne-Marie Martin Starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Jami Gertz, Cary Elwes, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lois Smith, Alan Ruck Year: 1996 1h 53m
May 12, 2024

ROMANCING THE STONE

Romancing The Stone 4K Restoration August 23 & 24 When her sister is kidnapped by thugs searching for a priceless jewel in the Colombian jungle, a romance novelist (Kathleen Turner) soon finds her own life filled with cliffhangers and danger. All alone, she sets out to rescue her sister and meets up with a handsome fortune seeker (Michael Douglas) who convinces her to beat the bandits to the treasure. Directed by Robert Zemeckis Written by Diane Thomas Starring Michael Douglas, […]