SKATEBOARD: THE MOVIE - a new restoration of the 70s cult classic
Dec 4 & 5
Mon and Tues 8:00pm only!
Dir. George Gage - 1978 - 97m
The first feature film to depict the height of the '70s skateboard craze! Many refer to it as the BAD NEWS BEARS of the sport. Its star-studded cast includes Alan Garfield, '70s teen idol Leif Garrett, skateboarding legend Tony Alva, and iconic female freestyler and member of the Skateboarding Hall of Fame Ellen O’Neal!
"A thoroughly infectious comedy that’s the first feature film to depict the youthful skateboarding craze." - Kevin Thomas, LA Times, 1978
“If you like music, skateboarding, and movies you’ll love Skateboard. Hollywood’s first full-length feature film centered around skateboarding is a fun filled comedy.” - Peter Du Pre, Wild World of Skateboarding Magazine, 1978
“A delightful surprise, a no less invigorating Bad News Bears.” - Richard Cuskelly, LA Herald Examiner, 1978
“The cynical but loveable coach, bronzed, blond-curled Southern Californian kids, the absurdist razzmatazz of American competitive sport, and a rock soundtrack, here mesh into a rather endearing entertainment.” - Paul Thomas, Time Out