Carol Goodman has been making art since she was a child. After graduation from Bennington College she did large landscape batiks and sold to industries and offices and later started doing pastels. She draws only from nature. Her work has hung in New York City, Amsterdam, New Jersey and in private collections in the USA and Europe.
Mondays at 7pm
You voted, we listened. These are the six audience-nominated classic films that received the most audience votes! All films will be presented in full Digital Cinema splendor. Tickets are regular admission prices.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick
In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."
- Director: Jim Sharman
- Rating: R
- Runtime: 1 hour 40 minutes
- Genre: Comedy, Musical
“Rocky Horror continues to charm. That's due in part to the honest delight we take in the freedoms this movie so cheerfully flaunts.”
– Ty Burr, Entertainment Weekly
Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah
Based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" by Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner is a haunting look at reality, memory and mortality set against the dystopian future of Los Angeles, 2019.
Rick Deckard is a former Blade Runner called out of retirement to hunt and kill four Replicants who have returned to Earth on a killing spree, determined to meet their maker, Dr. Tyrell. Through his investigation, Decker meets Rachel, Dr. Tyrell's mysterious assistant.
- Director: Ridley Scott
- Rating: R
- Runtime: 1 hour 57 minutes
- Genre: Sci-Fi
“A truly extraordinary, densely imagined version of both the future and the present, with a look and taste all its own.”
– Chicago Reader
The Classic Series is sponsored by the Fund for Williamstown, of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.
To Be Takei
Monday, April 20 at 7pmTogether with his husband Brad, actor-activist George Takei parlays his remarkable acting career and wicked sense of humor into a new role as beloved pop-culture icon and Internet phenomenon.
To Be Takei
Starring: George Takei, Brad Takei, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols
Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the Starship Enterprise, to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband Brad on this star's playful and profound trek for life, liberty, and love.
- Director: Bill Weber, Jennifer M. Kroot
- Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes
- Genre: Documentary
“To Be Takei is a celebration of a man of great resilience, infectious humor, a voracious appetite for the richness of the human experience, and the best laugh in the history of laughing.”
– Chicago-Sun Times
Sponsored by the Davis Center of Williams College as part of the Davis Center Social Justice Film Series.
The Last Unicorn
Saturday, May 9 at 11am
Digitally restored version with an in-person introduction by author/screenwriter Peter S. Beagle
The Last Unicorn
Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin, Robert Klein, Keenan Wynn, René Auberjonois
In a mystical land of witches and wizards, the demonic Red Bull has imprisoned all the unicorns—well, all except one. Determined to save her captive brothers and sisters, the last unicorn leaves the safety of her enchanted forest and, accompanied by a well-meaning but novice magician, embarks on an adventure that has enthralled audiences for over 30 years.
As the voice of the last unicorn, Mia Farrow leads an amazing cast that includes Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin and Robert Klein. Directed by animation legends Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass, the film is gorgeously animated by Topcraft, a Japanese anime company that would eventually transform into Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli.
Digitally restored and back on the big screen where it was meant to be seen, The Last Unicorn will be introduced in-person by legendary Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author and screenwriter Peter S. Beagle, who based his screenplay on his own 1968 novel. Beagle, who began writing the fantasy classic here in the Berkshires, will answer questions, meet fans and sign books and posters. “When I began work on this story, just over 50 years ago, I never imaged it would go on to reach so many people or affect them so deeply. I love getting to share my characters in person with others who care about them as much as I do.”
- Director: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
- Rating: G
- Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes
- Genre: Animation
“The Last Unicorn is an unusual children's film in many respects, the chief one being that it is unusually good. This animated fable also features a cast that would do any live-action film proud, a visual style noticeably different from that of other children's fare, and a story filled with genuine sweetness and mystery.”
– Janet Maslin, The New York Times