Retropath!: THE SWIMMER
Aug
17
8:00 pm20:00

Retropath!: THE SWIMMER

Frank and Eleanor Perry's The Swimmer holds a powerful lens on the main character, slowly breaking apart Ned Merrill to reveal a truth that cannot be expected. It is equal parts bizarre, uncomfortable, enthralling and devastating, offering a perfect counter-balance to the sunny rays of August.


Retropath!: KISS ME DEADLY
Jun
20
8:00 pm20:00

Retropath!: KISS ME DEADLY

Robert Aldrich's Kiss Me Deadly is a masterpiece in film noir cinema. It effectively marries the tropes of the genre with cold war horrors, as personified in the infamous briefcase - one of the most iconic MacGuffins to exist on film.

Retropath!: STRAIT-JACKET
May
17
8:00 pm20:00

Retropath!: STRAIT-JACKET

With a combination of Joan Crawford at the helm, king of schlock William Castle behind the camera, and Robert Bloch (who most know for penning Psycho, another little story about a bad mom!) writing the script, Strait-Jacket is an assured Retropath! favourite.

Retropath!: PRIVILEGE
Apr
13
8:00 pm20:00

Retropath!: PRIVILEGE

In a dystopic alternate reality 1970s, we find Steven Shorter (Paul Jones of Manfred Mann), a disillusioned pop star who has been manipulated by the church and state into being a messianic figure to his listeners.

Retropath! presents: THE HONEYMOON KILLERS
Mar
10
8:00 pm20:00

Retropath! presents: THE HONEYMOON KILLERS

The Honeymoon Killers is a sordid masterpiece - written and directed by Leonard Kastle and inspired by the true story of 'The Lonely Hearts Killers", a dangerous duo named Raymond Ferandez and Martha Jule Beck, who murdered as many as 20 women between 1947 and 1949, by answering lonely hearts ads in newspapers.

Retropath! presents: PARENTS (1989)
Jan
26
8:00 pm20:00

Retropath! presents: PARENTS (1989)

[...] the movie makes you feel like you mixed Nyquil with Prozac and you’re trying not to freak out." - Jason Soto

"[...] meat never looked more distasteful." - The Worldwide Celluloid Massacre

Ten year-old Michael Laemle has a couple of problems on his plate. He just moved to a new neighbourhood, he's got no friends, he's painfully shy around the other kids at school, he's plagued with nightmares, and to top it all off: he's pretty sure his parents are cannibalistic killers.

Ladies of Burlesque and Retropath! present: FEMALE TROUBLE
Dec
15
8:00 pm20:00

Ladies of Burlesque and Retropath! present: FEMALE TROUBLE

Does the thought of WHITE CHRISTMAS and IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE make you want to puke? If yes, then we have the holiday event for you! Join fellow trash connoisseurs as Ladies of Burlesque and Retropath: A Bizarre Cinema Showcase co-present a yuletide celebration of teenage delinquency, unwed mothers, and crime sprees with FEMALE TROUBLE—John Waters' smutty exercise in debasement and degradation!

Retropath! presents: ROD SERLING BIRTHDAY BASH!
Dec
13
8:00 pm20:00

Retropath! presents: ROD SERLING BIRTHDAY BASH!

Imagine, if you will, a more important event than Christmas taking place on December 25. 92 years ago on Christmas day, Esther Cooper Serling and Samuel Lawrence Serling welcomed their little bouncing baby boy into the world: the inevitably smokey sci-fi powerhouse behind such shows as The Twilight Zone and The Night Gallery, Rod Serling.