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Fodo and friends
"Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (2003)

This Coming Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (June 14-15, 2024)

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A inspirational foreign film, the hobbits and a story without end continues our June screenings….

Geisha figure, against snowy backdrop, with parasol and dagger
“Lady Snowblood” (1973)

Friday, June 14 @ 7:30 PM

Lady Snowblood (Toho Films, 1973)

A major inspiration for Tarantino’s Kill Bill saga, this endlessly inventive film, set in late nineteenth-century Japan, charts the single-minded path of vengeance taken by a young woman whose parents were the unfortunate victims of a gang of brutal criminals. Director Toshiya Fujita creates a wildly entertaining action thriller of remarkable craft, an effortless balancing act between beauty and violence. Color, 97 min. Rated R. (Digital)

Boy rides a magical being through the nigth sky
“The Neverending Story” (1984)

Saturday, June 15 @ 2:00 PM

The Neverending Story (Warner Bros., 1984)

A magical book transports ten-year-old Bastian, a shy outcast who finds his escape in reading, to a fantastical land replete with a friendly dragon, a heroic warrior, a dying empress, and a threatening force called The Nothing. Filmed primarily in Munich by German director Wolfgang Petersen. Featuring the popular theme song composed by electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder. Color, 94 min. (35mm)

Fodo and friends
“Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” (2003)

Saturday, June 15 @ 7:30 PM

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King—Extended Edition (New Line Cinema, 2003)

The epic final battle for the fate of the world begins as the dark forces of Sauron prepare to march out of Mordor and end the reign of men. Aragorn and what remains of the Fellowship lead the combined armies of Middle Earth in a final desperate attempt to allow Frodo and Sam to destroy the One Ring. Color, 263 min. (Digital)

 

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