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SHOWTIMES BY FILM

Maxine

In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx (Mia Goth) finally gets her big break. But as a mysterious killer stalks the starlets of Hollywood, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past.

Wednesday 7/17Thursday 7/18
4:00 pm
9:45 pm
4:00 pm
Roast Champs July

Join us as Justin Mays & host Brandi Augustus present a monthly lineup of the area's hottest comedians, all locked in heated battle for fun and prizes! Who will achieve the sharpest diss? Who will best mask their unraveling emotional state as they struggle to recover from said diss? Who will be crying after the show... and who will have the last laugh? Come find out the second-to-last Wednesday of each month!

Wednesday 7/17
7:30 pm
Longlegs

FBI Agent Lee Harker (Maika Monroe) is assigned to an unsolved serial killer case that takes an unexpected turn, revealing evidence of the occult. Harker discovers a personal connection to the killer and must stop him before he strikes again.

Thursday 7/18Friday 7/19Saturday 7/20Sunday 7/21Monday 7/22Tuesday 7/23Wednesday 7/24Thursday 7/25Friday 7/26Saturday 7/27Sunday 7/28Monday 7/29Tuesday 7/30Wednesday 7/31Thursday 8/1
6:30 pm
8:45 pm
6:30 pm
8:45 pm
7:30 pm
9:45 pm
5:00 pm
7:15 pm
6:15 pm
8:30 pm
6:15 pm
8:30 pm
6:15 pm
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
6:30 pm
8:45 pm
10:20 pm
8:20 pm
6:15 pm
6:15 pm
9:10 pm
6:15 pm
Stark Love

Silent-era cinematographer Karl Brown made his directorial debut with this unique passion project, shot on location in the Great Smoky Mountains near Robbinsville, NC and intended to probe Appalachian "hillbilly" life beyond their burgeoning screen stereotype as feud-prone moonshiners. Presented by Smoky Mountain Radio and the Knoxville History Project, this rare screening (presented digitally) will feature a live score by the Tennessee Theatre's house organist Freddie Brabson and introductory remarks by Jack Neely and Bradley Reeves.

Thursday 7/25
7:00 pm
Face/Off

We're beyond excited to see what terrors Nicolas Cage unleashes in LONGLEGS (screening 7/18 thru 8/1), and in celebration of our theater's patron saint we're flashing back to our favorite Deranged Killer Cage with John Woo's unbelievably balls-to-the-wall FACE/OFF.

Saturday 7/27Sunday 7/28
7:30 pm
5:30 pm
OVAExtreme

Our latest $5 wildcard series presents hand-picked oddities from the annals of home video-era anime.

Monday 7/29
8:30 pm
Skate video Night

Our Skate Video Night series presents a monthly program of top-shelf skate videos, presented on VHS and DVD curated by our friend Chris Albiston.

Tuesday 7/30
8:30 pm
The Blackcoats Daughter

We're capping our run of LONGLEGS with a flashback to director Oz Perkins's chilling and underseen debut. (Catch both films back to back on Wednesday July 31!)

Wednesday 7/31Thursday 8/1Friday 8/2
7:00 pm
7:00 pm

Join us every month for a celebration of ass-kicking chopsocky cinema, with a trailer reel and a handpicked feature presentation. Just $5!

Thursday 8/1
8:30 pm
Terrifier 2

We're teaming up once again with our friends at CreepyCon (August 2-4 at Knoxville Convention Center) for an especially gnarly special guest screening as star David Howard Thornton ("Art The Clown") and producer Michael Leavy (with an exclusive sneak peek at his new film STREAM in tow) join us for a screening of Damien Leone's notorious TERRIFIER 2!

Friday 8/2
9:30 pm
Terrifier 2

Can't make it to our Friday special guest screening? We're pleased to be offering a bonus standalone showtime on Saturday night... we won't have any special guests, but CreepyCon VIP passholders get free admission, popcorn & drink!

Saturday 8/3
9:00 pm
Tiny Stage Comedy Night

Join us for our FREE monthly live standup engagement, showcasing the best comics from Knoxville and elsewhere, courtesy of our friends at Tiny Stage Comedy!

Tuesday 8/6
7:30 pm
The Room

Join us as we welcome Greg Sestero back to Central Cinema for a special presentation of this cult masterpiece, screening back to back with director Tommy Wiseau's thrilling new sharksploitation joint BIG SHARK!

Friday 8/16
7:00 pm
Big Shark

You asked, and we listened: Tommy Wiseau's sharkploitation odyssey comes to Central Cinema with special guest Greg Sestero in tow, screening back-to-back with their notorious 2003 cult masterpiece THE ROOM!

Friday 8/16
9:30 pm