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Saturday October 26th 2019 - Hollywood Cinema Avondale
4pm - Highlander film screening
6pm - Q and A panel with Christopher Lambert
Tickets $25.00

Get ready fans because there can be only one! We speak of CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT will be here for the screening, in person at the Hollywood! There will be a hosted Q&A before the movie.

A box office failure that found a well deserved cult status.

In the Scottish Highlands of 1536, Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) survives a mortal wound and is banished from his village. Years later, he meets master swordsman Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez (Sean Connery, an actual Scotsman playing a Spaniard who’s actually an ancient Egyptian) who reveals the truth: Ramirez and MacLeod are immortals, part of a race of many who can only die when the head is cut from the body. The the winner receives a transfer of power from the deceased called "The Quickening”. Theirs is an ancient battle that will bring the few remaining immortals together until only one remains. In New York City the final fight is about to begin, and in the end there can be only one. Cut through the ham acting and cheesy dialogue of Highlander and you get a film full of “sheer fiery bravado, pace, and larger than life fiction.” (Matt Ford, BBC) Director Russell Mulcahy, a noted music video director, who directed some of the most memorable music videos of all time, used his trademark fast cutting, tracking shots, and neon glow to tell this raucous story that features some of the heaviest music by Queen.

“Highlander has no equal among sword-and-sorcery flicks. [It features] awesome swordfights, an awesome score, and a time-bending plotline that only a philistine could dislike.” – Christopher Null, FilmCritic.com

*Christopher Lambert was first seen in Luc Besson’s Subway- an arthouse hit that made him a star, he was then cast in Greystoke, The Legend of Tarzan where he became internationally famous. Fans love him for his ability to switch form acting in fun trash like the Kickboxer series to then acting for the Coen Brothers. Lets not forget that he played Raiden in Mortal Kombat.
Beowulf in Beowulf and a personal fave of ours is Fortress, by Stuart Gordon. 

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