Canceled Event

Part of See It Big! Outer Space
Saturday, March 28, 2020, 3:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

The current COVID-19 crisis is a developing situation. As such, tickets for upcoming programs are not on sale and this event may be canceled or rescheduled. Please check back when the Museum reopens.

Dir. Mel Brooks. 1987, 96 mins. 35mm. Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman, Daphne Zuniga. “May the Schwarz be with you.” Mel Brooks unleashed a Star Wars parody for the ages just four years after the release of Return of the Jedi, affectionately tearing down George Lucas’s sacred cow with a serious of head-slapping one-liners and goofy, see-what-slap-sticks. The film’s villains include Rick Moranis’s penile Dark Helmet and a heap of grotesque latex known as Pizza the Hut, which should give you a pretty good idea of the film’s wondrously indifferent maturity level. Other highlights include Joan Rivers as the voice of the film’s sassy C3P0 surrogate Dot Matrix, and John Candy as a Chewbacca-like dog-man named—wait for it—Barf.

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Other Dates
March 27
8:00 pm