Pick of the Day: Talkies

I don’t know if the inspiration for this monthly event hosted by local comic Jayden Pfeifer came from Mystery Science Theatre 3000 (or MST3K for aficionados) or if the format was conceived independently. But the similarities are striking. Both involve the screening of an uber-cheesy movie with commentary being offered over top of the “action” unfolding on the screen.

Tonight’s show goes at Creative City Centre in beautiful downtown Regina. Doors are at 7:30 p.m., and there’s a $5 admission charge. And popcorn! Did I mention popcorn? To give you a taste of what the experience is like, here’s a four-minute excerpt from MST3K’s take on a movie called The Creeping Terror:

Author: Gregory Beatty

Greg Beatty is a crime-fighting shapeshifter who hatched from a mutagenic egg many decades ago. He likes sunny days, puppies and antique shoes. His favourite colour is not visible to your inferior human eyes. He refuses to write a bio for this website and if that means Whitworth writes one for him, so be it.

3 thoughts on “Pick of the Day: Talkies”

  1. Perhaps Beavis and Butthead should be sitting in the front row adding their own insults and non-sensible humor.

  2. According to Facebook the two movies being screened tonight are Santa With Muscles, starring noted thespian Hulk Hogan, and the Christmas classic Die Hard.

Comments are closed.