Saturday, June 24, 2017
A June Night at the Cinema!
The ticket-taker with the biceps gives us a stellar smile when we arrive; and we settle in our favorite seats for the show.
Tonight's movie is the 1936 thriller "Revolt of the Zombies"!
From the makers of the now-classic "White Zombie," this didn't do as well, largely because the filmmakers stuck to clunky silent-movie-style techniques that had grown even more outdated in the years since their initial film. However, those techniques now seem almost charming and quaint with the passage of time, and the film has obtained a minor lustre now that it lacked in its own day.
The show over, we start to wander up the street to our usual cafe....and hey, the ticket-taker says he'll join us in a little bit, after he closes up....