SOYLENT GREEN
Showings
Trumpet Blossom CafeWed, May 3 9:30 PM Buy Tickets
 
Series Info
Series:Late Shift at the Grindhouse
Dinner & a Movie
Film Info
Rating:PG
Runtime:97 mins.
Director:Richard Fleischer
Year Released:1973
Production Country:USA
Language:English
Website:www.facebook.com/ICgrindhouse
Trailer:https://youtu.be/N_jGOKYHxaQ
Description

Late Shift at the Grindhouse - Wednesdays get weird when Late Shift hosts Ross Meyer, Joe Derderian and Aaron Holmgren join up with Chef Katy Meyer from Trumpet Blossom Cafe to dig up low-budget b-movies, horror and gore-fests, and camp classics for your viewing pleasure. Buy your ticket and take a ride in our Time Machine! Punch in and earn a bonus!  PLUS-- special custom trashy trailer reel curated by Ross with cheap swag and prize giveaways!

Dinner & a Movie - Fill up on cinema! Working with select downtown restaurants, FilmScene partners to present occasional delicious special events.

This week's screening is held at Trumpet Blossom Cafe, 310 E. Prentiss St. and your ticket includes a custom meal paired with the film and a draft beer. 

Soylent Green

In the year 2022 food is scarce but people need to eat.  Science fiction paired with an organic, plant-based meal (high-energy plankton?) and a draft beer.

"Lively futuristic yarn with a splendid climax." - Halliwell's Film Guide

"Like Rollerball it’s exciting to see a future that looks so much like the '70s." - Sean Sweeney, Amoeba.com

"Soylent Green is not only better than I remembered, it's actually a good movie." - Casey McCabe, Movie Magazine International

Soylent Green is landmark screen science-fiction, a riveting entertainment and a cautionary tale that holds a mirror to a tomorrow rife with ecological disaster.  Working well again in the futuristic genre following Planet of the Apes and The Omega Man, action titan Charlton Heston portrays Thorn, a detective prowling the dank streets of a polluted, overpopulated Big Apple gone rotten in 2022.  He's trailing a murderer - and the trail leads to a stunning discovery.  Vividly realized, Soylent Green's world gains its power not just from its special effects but from its heart - a human dimension magnified by the performance of legendary Edward G. Robinson in his moving screen farewell.  

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