Cinema Under the Influence

Cinema Under the Influence Cinema Under the Influence is repertory cinema pairings with full beverage service.

Cinema Under the Influence is a repertory cinema program that presents curated film pairings along with full beverage service. The films—which overlap in artist, theme, or genre—are carefully selected to illuminate different aspects of film history, technique, and aesthetic. Brief introductions and written essays from curators contextualize the relationship between the two films for viewers. Join the group for updates about upcoming Cinema Under the Influence programs. Have any questions? Comments? Suggestions for future film pairings? Let us know! BENHAM JONES Curator Media Scholar Filmmaker BRIAN ROWE Curator Social Media DJ

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Shoutout from Fordham University, where we'll have our 4/30 screening of Network. Only $10! Get tickets here: https://go...
04/19/2016

Shoutout from Fordham University, where we'll have our 4/30 screening of Network. Only $10! Get tickets here: https://goo.gl/fkCC88

Take in a special 40th anniversary screening of the classic (and still very relevant) movie "The Network" on Saturday, April 30th at 7 p.m. The event features a Q&A with New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff. Register today! bit.ly/1qWjnfs

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CUI will be coming out to play-ee-ay in Syracuse on 4/16 for the  #2016SaltCityHorrorFest with 35 mm screenings of The W...
04/01/2016

CUI will be coming out to play-ee-ay in Syracuse on 4/16 for the #2016SaltCityHorrorFest with 35 mm screenings of The Warriors and Nightbreed. And special guests like John Amplas (Actor) and Michael Gornick (Director of Photography) of George Romero's Martin will be joining us along with comedian Alex Bidwell, who will be introducing The Shining.

For tickets, go here: http://www.modernpopculture.com/product/2016-salt-city-horrorfest/

#TheShining #StanleyKubrick #JackNicholson #Martin #GeorgeRomero #Nightbreed #CliveBarker #DavidCronenberg #TheWarriors #WalterHill #JamesRemar #EventHorizon #TheBurbs #RosemarysBaby #MiaFarrow #RomanPolanski #Syracuse #filmfestival #horrorfilmfestival #horrorfestival #centralnewyork

A shoutout to #2016SaltCityHorrorFest and CUI over on Horror Asylum. Thanks, guys!To join us at the Fest and see 35 mm p...
03/23/2016
Vintage 35mm Horror Returns to the 2016 Salt City Horror Fest, Horror Movie Entertainment News...

A shoutout to #2016SaltCityHorrorFest and CUI over on Horror Asylum. Thanks, guys!

To join us at the Fest and see 35 mm prints of The Warriors and Nightbreed introduced by CUI, get your tickets here while they last: http://www.modernpopculture.com/product/2016-salt-city-horrorfest/

Huge online resource for the latest in horror entertainment. Movie news and reviews covering the horror genre. DVDs, games, interviews and giveaways.

It's always a crazy treat to see our logo on materials for other events across the country. The #2016SaltCityHorrorFest ...
03/17/2016

It's always a crazy treat to see our logo on materials for other events across the country. The #2016SaltCityHorrorFest is no exception. To get one of these bad boys yourself, go here: http://www.modernpopculture.com/product/2016-salt-city-horrorfest/

2016 SALT CITY HORROR FEST: 35mm Film Festival. Special Guests: John Russo, John Amplas, Michael Gornick + More!
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2016 SALT CITY HORROR FEST ! Special Guests John Russo & John Amplas
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Shout-out from our friends at Midtown Comics and Midtown Comics Podcast for this Saturday's Cinema Under the Influence: ...
03/09/2016

Shout-out from our friends at Midtown Comics and Midtown Comics Podcast for this Saturday's Cinema Under the Influence: Crumb. Get your $15 tickets--which include film, comics, Delta blues, and Singlecut Beersmiths--here: https://t.co/1BNyLoOBjQ

Our friends at Cinema Under the Influence are having a celebration of legendary underground comics artist Robert Crumb this Saturday, 3/12 at DCTV (87 Lafayette Street.) They'll be showing the documentary Crumb preceded by Crumb's comics on the big screen accompanied by Delta blues. Singlecut Beersmiths beer comes with a $15 ticket. Get your tickets for this evening celebrating the father of indie comics here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cui-crumb-tickets-21831292985

CUI curator Jon Hogan and Salt City Horror fest founder Jeff Meyer appeared on the New York Cine Radio podcast to promot...
03/03/2016
New York Cine Radio #198: Interview with Jon Hogan(Cinema Under the Influence) and Jeff Meyers...

CUI curator Jon Hogan and Salt City Horror fest founder Jeff Meyer appeared on the New York Cine Radio podcast to promote the 2016 Fest. Interested in seeing 35 mm prints of The Warriors, Nightbreed, The Shining, Rosemary's Baby, and more in a classic movie palace? Get your tickets here: http://www.modernpopculture.com/product/2016-salt-city-horrorfest/

cc: 2016 SALT CITY HORROR FEST ! Special Guests John Russo & John Amplas, 2016 SALT CITY HORROR FEST - Special Guests: John Ampla, John Russo, Michael Gornick, 2016 SALT CITY HORROR FEST: 35mm Film Festival. Special Guests: John Russo, John Amplas, Michael Gornick + More!, The Palace Theater

This week the gang Interviews Jon Hogan (Cinema Under the Influence) and Jeff Meyers founder of the Salt City Horror Fest happening on 4/16 in Syracuse! With your hosts Tom Seymour, Ken Powell, and Dave Leute, and James Richardson.. Here is the link ...

02/13/2016
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MUBI giving real love to Punch-Drunk Love. Check out our screening this upcoming Monday! Details here:

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Video art by Jeremy Blake. Score by Jon Brion. Film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Punch-Drunk Love.

CUI has been on a martial arts kick lately. A current favorite is Lady Snowblood. Check out this recent Film Comment mag...
02/03/2016
Flower of Carnage: The Birth of Lady Snowblood - Film Comment

CUI has been on a martial arts kick lately. A current favorite is Lady Snowblood. Check out this recent Film Comment magazine article about the masterpiece.

The making of a badass: the confluence of talent that created Japanese cinema’s fierce ice queen

On April 16, CUI will be doing its first 35 mm screenings in conjunction with the 2016 Salt City Horror Fest at Syracuse...
01/20/2016

On April 16, CUI will be doing its first 35 mm screenings in conjunction with the 2016 Salt City Horror Fest at Syracuse's The Palace Theater. Benham, Hogan, and Rowe will be speaking before a screening of The Warriors and a late-night edition of Clive Barker's overlooked masterpiece Nightbreed. Get advanced tickets--which includes chances at dope raffle prizes--here: http://www.modernpopculture.com/product/2016-salt-city-horrorfest/

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2016 SALT CITY HORROR FEST - . THE SHINING,MARTIN (w/ John Amplas), NIGHTBREED, THE WARRIORS, EVENT HORIZON, ROSEMARY'S BABY, THE BURBS

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In case you missed it: CUI curators Jon Hogan, Benham Jones, and Brian Rowe shared their "Top 5 Films of 2015" lists wit...
01/06/2016
Top 5 Films of 2015 by Cinema Under the Influence

In case you missed it: CUI curators Jon Hogan, Benham Jones, and Brian Rowe shared their "Top 5 Films of 2015" lists with A BitterSweet Life: Spark Your Artistic Passion.

What were your favorite films of 2015?

If you love film, you will love Cinema Under the Influence. With popular screenings of diverse films, from Blue Velvet and Drive to Clerks and Home Alone, that began in NYC and has expanded outside...

Athens people! Did you attend Manchester to Athens? Did you go to the afterparty at The World Famous with a performance ...
11/30/2015
Cinema Under the Influence Pairs Local Brews with Joy Division Doc

Athens people! Did you attend Manchester to Athens? Did you go to the afterparty at The World Famous with a performance from Muuy Biien? Maybe you should send an email to Flagpole Magazine nominating Manchester to Athens as your favorite Athens music moment of 2015. Just send a line with your nomination and why to [email protected]. We're excited to return to your lovely city in 2016!

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No one reps Queens harder than Play Too Much. Their podcast showcases music fans discussing what they love along with a ...
11/04/2015
New Play Too Much Podcast ft Kadhja Bonet & JoJo Abot

No one reps Queens harder than Play Too Much. Their podcast showcases music fans discussing what they love along with a distinctly Queens flair. Check out the latest edition of their podcast--featuring a shout out to CUI--below.

By: Play Too Much In this week’s episode Mark and Ilana trade thoughts about Drake’s latest music video. Nestor David Pastor talks to artist Kadhja Bonet about her transition from compe…

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The always-excellent Noel Murray writing for the The New York Times about how the younger generation consumes media.
10/02/2015
YouTube’s Young Viewers Are Becoming Its Creators

The always-excellent Noel Murray writing for the The New York Times about how the younger generation consumes media.

Children who have grown up with short, quirky videos online see them as a form of communication, and they are often inspired to create their own.

Underappreciated gem from John Carpenter."DO YOU READ SUTTER CANE?"
08/21/2015
In the Mouth of John Carpenter’s Misunderstood Masterpiece

Underappreciated gem from John Carpenter.

"DO YOU READ SUTTER CANE?"

Speakeasy talked with the legendary horror director about the legacy of cult masterpiece 'In the Mouth of Madness' 20 years after the film debuted to mixed reviews and weak box office.

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Cinema Under the Influence curators Benham Jones and Jon Hogan returned to the New York Cine Podcast with Chain NYC Film...
05/18/2015
New York Cine Radio #165: Interviews with Jon Hogan, Benham Jones, Kirk Gostkowski and Len Cella

Cinema Under the Influence curators Benham Jones and Jon Hogan returned to the New York Cine Podcast with Chain NYC Film Festival Director Kirk Gostkowski to discuss our 5/23 screening of Clerks/Moron Movies, The Usual Rejects, and upcoming programs like 7/13's screening of Trapped in the Closet at Queens Comfort. Len Cella joins us at the end of the podcast, and the man is just f**king hilarious. Check it out!

Do you remember the Moron Movies from your local video store or the Tonight Show? Well we talk to the man himself Len Cella. Plus Jon Hogan, Benham Jones and Kirk Gostkowski tell us about the upcoming screening (at the Chain Theatre in LIC) of Lens film...

You might see biting satire about how sh*tty outdoor movies can be, but Cinema Under the Influence sees a movie lover vo...
05/16/2015
Outdoor Movie Guest Excited To Watch Barely Audible ‘Back To The Future’ While Sitting On Tree Root

You might see biting satire about how sh*tty outdoor movies can be, but Cinema Under the Influence sees a movie lover voicing his valuable opinion about the magic of outdoor screenings. We'll make one nice and inaudible for you, Sam!

CHARLOTTE, NC—Thrilled at the prospect of having to constantly reposition himself while straining to hear the movie’s dialogue, local man Sam Weber was excited Friday to watch a barely audible outdoor screening of Back To The Future from atop a hard, knobby tree root, sources reported.

For real, guys. We need Miles Morales onscreen. If we have to sit through another Peter Parker origin...
05/08/2015
But Spider-Man Can't Be Black

For real, guys. We need Miles Morales onscreen. If we have to sit through another Peter Parker origin...

Comic book movies are stuck, mesmerized by the illusion of change. So will the new Spider-Man be black? Of course not.

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