Thursday through Sunday

The Birds (1963)

Birds begin to take over a small town in northern California, launching mysterious attacks on the humans who live there.

“An audacious use of science fiction apocalypse to dramatize intimate emotional insecurity.” David Thomson.

“One of the greatest films of all time.” Federico Fellini.

With Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette.

Directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Evan Hunter (based on the story by Daphne du Maurier). Photographed by Robert Burks. Music by Bernard Herrmann. Universal. 120 minutes.

Thursday through Sunday (March 5-8) at 7:30, plus weekend matinee at 3:20.

 

Psycho (1960)

After stealing money from her boss, a woman drives to a small roadside motel, run by a peculiarly gentle young man with a mysterious mother

“Despite decades of parody and imitation, this picture has lost none of its power to manipulate audience’s emotions. Pure filmmaking at its finest.” Leonard Maltin.

With Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Lurene Tuttle, Simon Oakland, Frank Albertson, Patricia Hitchcock.

Directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Joseph Stefano, from the novel by Robert Bloch. Photographed by John L. Russell, Jr. Music by Bernard Herrmann. Paramount. 109 minutes.

Thursday through Sunday (March 5-8) at 5:30 and 9:45.