The Parkway Theater has always and will continue to show films from local and Hollywood independent filmmakers representing a wide variety of viewpoints. Raising consciousness about film and its relevance to modern life and culture and integrating that understanding into community offerings to educate people about the possibilities for gaining a positive voice for change through film and the arts are mission goals of the Community Reel Arts Center.
And this October they have some great films! The Parkway is in Pittsburgh’s McKees Rocks neighborhood at 644 Broadway Ave. You can learn more at their official site.
Bodies, Bodies, Bodies (2022): When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.
It’s playing 9/25 – 3:15 pm, 9/29 – 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm, 9/30 – 7:30 pm and 10/2 – 4:00 pm.
Pearl (2022): Filmmaker Ti West returns with another chapter from the twisted world of X, in this astonishing follow-up to the year’s most acclaimed horror film. Trapped on her family’s isolated farm, Pearl must tend to her ailing father under the bitter and overbearing watch of her devout mother. Lusting for a glamorous life like she’s seen in the movies, Pearl finds her ambitions, temptations, and repressions all colliding in this stunning, technicolor-inspired origin story of X‘s iconic villain.
Pearl is showing on 10/14 – 7:00 pm; 10/15 – 5:30 pm, 7:30 pm and 9:30pm; 10/16 – 1:15 pm and 3:00 pm; 10/20 – 9:15 pm.
Deep Red: Also known as The Hatchet Murders, this is a 1975 Italian giallo film directed by Dario Argento and co-written by Argento and Bernardino Zapponi. It stars David Hemmings as a musician who investigates a series of murders performed by a mysterious figure wearing black leather gloves.