Clairidge Classics: Blockbusters

Every Saturday and Tuesday in July + August!

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Introducing… Clairidge Classics, our new monthly series of contemporary classic films presented on the big screen as they were meant to be seen!

Join us every Saturday at 11:00 AM and Tuesday at 7:30 PM for these special screenings of the films that define the form!

July + August 2023

Classic Blockbusters


JAWS (1975)
Saturday, July 1 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, July 4 @ 7:30pm
When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature.


SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977)
Saturday, July 8 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, July 11 @ 7:30pm
John Travolta gives a sensual and intelligent performance as the troubled Tony Manero – Brooklyn paint store clerk by day and undisputed king of the dance floor by night.


E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
Saturday, July 15 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, July 18 @ 7:30pm
Journey back to the magic and adventure of “one of the great American films” (Leonard Maltin) with E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, the beloved masterpiece from Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg. Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore and Robert MacNaughton star in the unforgettable story of a lost alien and the 10-year-old boy who helps him find his way home. Digitally remastered for optimal picture and sound, this astounding story is sure to thrill viewers of all ages again with its timeless message of trust, courage, and the overwhelming power of friendship.


MEN IN BLACK (1997)
Saturday, July 22 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, July 25 @ 7:30pm
MEN IN BLACK follows the exploits of agents Kay (Jones) and Jay (Smith), members of a top-secret organization established to monitor alien activity on Earth. The two MiB find themselves in the middle of the deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist (Vincent D’Onofrio) who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.


THE MUMMY (1999)
Saturday, July 29 @ 11:00am
Tuesday, August 1 @ 7:30pm
Dashing legionnaire Rick O’Connell and Beni, his weasel of a companion, stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death; his body will remain undead for all eternity as a punishment for a forbidden love.

THE BODYGUARD (1992)
Saturday, August 5 @ 11am
Tuesday, August 8 @ 7:30pm
This box office blockbuster stars Academy Award-winner Kevin Costner and Grammy Award-winner Whitney Houston in a romantic suspense thriller about an ex-secret service agent-turned-professional-bodyguard, who never leaves anything up to chance, until he meets a pop superstar-turned-actress whose fabulous career takes a life threatening turn when she becomes the target of an obsessive fan. Written by Lawrence Kasdan , The New York Post calls this film “Costner’s sexiest role to date,” and Gannett News Service calls it “an entertaining, suspenseful, romantic thriller… Costner and Houston generate sparks!” Featuring the chart-topping #1 album of the year by Houston (10,000,000 records sold to date — the biggest-selling CD worldwide of all time!)


THE MATRIX (1999)
Saturday, August 12 @ 11:00am
Sunday, August 13 @ 7:30pm
A theatrical blockbuster at the time of its release in 1999, THE MATRIX proved to be a mind-blowing advancement in cinematic visual effects. et in the 22nd century, THE MATRIX tells the story of a computer hacker (Keanu Reeves) who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth. In addition to amazing effects, the stellar cast, including Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving and Joe Pantoliano, helped make THE MATRIX a modern sci-fi classic.

 

 

Featured Films in this Series:

coming soon

Raiders of the Lost Ark

July 27 & 30

Dr. Indiana Jones, a renowned archeologist and expert in the occult, is hired by the U.S. Government to find the ark of the covenant, which is believed to still hold the Ten Commandments.

coming soon

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

July 20 & 23

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.

coming soon

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

July 13 & 16

Video game adventurer Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.

coming soon

Eno

July 26 - August 1

The groundbreaking generative documentary about visionary musician and artist Brian Eno, a film that’s different every time it’s shown.

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