Movie

The Ohio Ocean Foundation and Canton Palace Theatre present A Plastic Ocean

The Ohio Ocean Foundation and Canton Palace Theatre present the documentary A Plastic Ocean, followed by a panel discussion.

Synopsis:

A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: Free, reservations suggested
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 42 minutes

Sci-Fi Double Feature: Plan 9 from Outer Space and The War of the Worlds

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a sci-fi double feature with Plan 9 from Outer Space (1958) and The War of the Worlds (1953).

Synopsis:

Plan 9 from Outer Space –  After the embarrassing failure of the first eight plans, a group of evil aliens enacts plan nine – resurrecting the dead to take over the Earth.

The War of the Worlds – When a scorching meteor-like object crashes to Earth, a scientist waits three ill-fated days for the object – a spaceship filled with Martians – to cool.  Meanwhile, the extraterrestrials continue their invasion of the planet.

Details

SHOWTIMES: 7:30 PM for Plan 9 from Outer Space, 9:10 PM for War of the Worlds
INTERMISSION: 8:50 PM – 9:10 PM
DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $5 per movie or $7 for both, general admission
RATING: Plan 9 from Outer Space – Not rated, The War of the Worlds – G
RUN TIME: Plan 9 from Outer Space – 1 hour 9 minutes, The War of the Worlds – 1 hour 25 minutes

Silent Film Special: The Gold Rush

The Canton Palace Theatre hosts a special presentation of the silent film “The Gold Rush” starring Charlie Chaplin, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 1 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 35 minutes

Special Film Presentation: Pulp Fiction

A special one-night-only screening of the Quentin Tarantino’s classic, “Pulp Fiction” on Canton’s largest screen!  More details coming soon.

Synopsis:

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster & his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Featuring:

  • Movie-themed concessions
  • Costume contest

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
SHOWTIME: 7:30 PM
ADMISSION: $6, general admission. Tickets also available at the door.
RATING: R
RUN TIME: 2 hour 34 minutes

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