WHO IS KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE? & THEATRE OF BLOOD
Thursday, January 24
WHO IS KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE?
(1978, Ted Kotcheff) George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Morley. 35mm. Approx. 112 min.
THEATRE OF BLOOD
(1973, Douglas Hickox) London theatre critics are dropping like flies: one hacked to death, another speared, a third beheaded – maybe Vincent Price’s Edward Lionheart, self-proclaimed greatest of all actors, didn’t really die after his leap into the Thames with the award denied him by the Critics’ Circle – yet again! But his still-bitter daughter Diana Rigg (at her loveliest) claims ignorance, and Inspector Milo O’Shea remains baffled as Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Coral Browne, Robert Morley, and other Brit acting legends come to horrifically Shakespearean ends – but there’s King Lear still to come. The apotheosis of Price (“at his most richly extravagant.” – David Thomson) in a tour de force, hilarious, powerful – sometimes simultaneously – and ultimately moving. DCP. Approx. 104 min.