SESSION: Wednesday 24th June at 7:30pm



Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – 20th Anniversary

(1998, dir. Terry Gilliam, w/ Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin)

The big-screen version of Hunter S. Thompson's seminal psychedelic classic about his road trip across Western America as he and his large Samoan lawyer searched desperately for the "American dream"... they were helped in large part by the huge amount of drugs and alcohol kept in their convertible, The Red Shark. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 55555(Astor rating)

Repo Man

(1984, dir. Alex Cox, w/ Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter, Olivia Barash)

Repo Man will start at approximately 9:54pm, and finish at approximately 11:32pm.

Frustrated punk rocker Otto quits his supermarket job after slugging a co-worker, and is later dumped by his girlfriend at a party. Wandering the streets in frustration, he is recruited in the repossession of a car by a repo agent. After discovering his parents have donated his college fund to a televangelist, he joins the repossession agency (Helping Hand Acceptance Corporation) as an apprentice "repo man". During his training, he is introduced into the mercenary and paranoid world of the drivers, befriended by a UFO conspiracy theorist, confronted by rival repo agents, discovers some of his one-time friends have turned to a life of crime, is lectured to near cosmic unconsciousness by the repo agency grounds worker, and finds himself entangled in a web of intrigue concerning a huge repossession bounty on a 1964 Chevy Malibu driven by a lunatic government scientist, with Top Secret cargo in the trunk. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 55555(Astor rating)