It’s another month, which means another bout of retro movies. Carolina Theatre of Durham hosts retro screenings on Friday evenings. Friday, Feb. 3 sees “Evil Dead” and “Evil Dead II” back to back on the big screen as part of the 18th Nevermore Film Festival fundraiser. Following on Feb. 10, “Dirty Dancing” pairs with “Hairspray.” Dario Argento tour de force “Suspiria” and “Warlock” are back at the box office on Friday, Feb. 17. To end the month, the 18th Nevermore Film Fest hits Carolina Theatre Feb. 24-26. Retro Film Series shows start at 7 and are just $9. Nevermore single tickets are available for $10, with 10-passes for $80.
In Raleigh, Ambassador Cinemas features several classic movie nights. Cinema Overdrive screens a smattering of cult classics on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at Mission Valley. There’s also Monday at the Movies in the historic Rialto Theatre. Feb. 8 sees “The Honeymoon Killers at Mission Valley. Tickets are a mere $5. “Amelie” headlines as February’s Monday at the Movies entry on Feb. 20.
In Chapel Hill, Silverspot airs Flashback Cinema programs. These retro flicks play on Sundays and Wednesdays at 2 PM and 7 PM. Renowned classic “Gone With the Wind” is back on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1. Catch “The King & I” playing Feb. 5 and Feb. 8. Clark Gable and Claudette Clobert gem “It Happened One Night” happens on two nights: Feb. 12 and Feb. 15. And closing out the month, gangster flick “The Godfather” hits the box office on Feb. 19 and Feb. 22.
Anime fans, rejoice, as “The Ghost in the Shell” 1995 original animated film is back in theatres. See the Japanese language, English subtitled version on Feb. 7 and the English dubbed iteration on Feb. 8. Grab your tickets here. Fathom Events presents classic films on the big screen. Catch “An Affair to Remember” on Feb.12 and Feb. 15 as part of the TCM Big Screen Classic series.