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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Dec. 12 – 14, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, December 12 (7:30 p.m.) Trading Places (Paramount, 1983 – rated R*) Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy star as a stuffy upper-class commodities broker and a homeless street hustler whose lives cross paths when they are unknowingly made part of an elaborate […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (December 5 – 7, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, December 5 (7:30 p.m.) Late Show with David Letterman (CBS, 1993-2015) Following an 11-year run of a highly popular late night variety show on NBC, David Letterman moved to CBS with Late Show with David Letterman which debuted on August 30, […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Nov. 21 – 23, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, November 21 (7:30 p.m.) Funeral in Berlin (Paramount, 1966) British Intelligence agent Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) is sent to Germany to arrange the defection of Colonel Stok (Oskar Homolka), a Russian intelligence officer posted to East Berlin, despite Harry’s suspicions of […]

At the Packard Campus — December 2019

Packard Campus Theater Schedule for December 2019 As a follow-up to the November video presentation of musical highlights from David Letterman’s late night program on NBC (from 1982-1993), the Packard Campus Theater kicks off the month with musical performers seen on Letterman’s CBS series, Late Show with David Letterman (1993-2015). Two films depicting the Battle […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (October 31 – November 2, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, October 31 (7:30 p.m.) Get Out (Universal, 2017 – rated R*) When a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s posh suburban family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister reason for the invitation. Actor, comedian and filmmaker Jordan Peele […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (October 17 – 19, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, October 17 (7:30 p.m.) I Am Legend (Warner Bros., 2007) This post-apocalyptic tale follows the seemingly last man on Earth as he struggles to survive while fending off the infected survivors of a devastating vampiric plague. A brilliant scientist, who raced […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (October 10, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, October 10 (7:30 p.m.) Kelly’s Heroes (MGM, 1970) Clint Eastwood stars as the title character in this anti-war comedy/bank-job caper directed by Brian G. Hutton. Kelly is the leader of a platoon of restless GIs in the chaos of post D-Day […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (October 3 – 5, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, October 3 (7:30 p.m.) Vibrations, 1972 (WNET, 1972) Produced for PBS by WNET, Vibrations was a Music Magazine program that ran for only one season (1972-73) and covered a wide assortment of musical genres. The selected segments for this program include […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Sept. 26 – 28, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, September 26 (7:30 p.m.) They Made Me a Criminal (Warner Bros., 1939) John Garfield stars as Johnnie Bradfield, a world-champion boxer who goes on the lam after he is falsely accused of murder and ends up on an Arizona ranch run […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Sept. 19 – 21, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (RKO, 1939) The last and least representative of the musicals Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers made for RKO, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, based on the memoirs of Irene Castle, tells of her […]