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Best of Philly 2008

Phoenixville Arts & Culture

Art & Independent Films
7 nights a week
Sundays at 2:00pm
Young Audiences
Saturdays at 2:00pm
Fright Night
First Fridays at 9:45pm
Baby Nights
Mondays at 6:30pm
Wednesdays at 2:00pm
Film Discussions
Wednesdays at 9:30pm

Cult Cinema

$9.00 Regular Adult Admission
$7.00 Seniors (62+) & Students w/ID
$5.00 Members & Children <13
$1.00 per ticket service fee

Special screenings, marathons priced as noted in the show description.

Once a month we'll bring you a grab bag of cult, camp, sci-fi, MST3K, kung fu and downright badass movies. Click here to check out the First Friday Fright Night line up.

Sponsoring a film is a great way to support the Colonial and get 50 free passes to a show!

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MST3K: The Creeping Terror

Directed by Arthur Nelson. US. 1964. 90 min. MST. DVD.

  • Fri, Nov 21
  • 9:45 pm

“The particular piece of filmic anguish we must share this time with Mike and the ‘bots is “The Creeping Terror,” in which our namesake villain appears to be a drunken syphilitic Gumby trailing a moldy picnic blanket. As Mike points out, he’s neither the most nimble nor the most ferocious cannibal alien you’ve ever seen: “The creeping part is apt, but the terror part is just not happening.” However, the supporting cast are more than happy to help him out More »

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by Terry Gilliam. UK. 1975. PG. 91 min. Rainbow Releasing. Digital.

Fri, Nov 28 thru Sun, Nov 30 -- Roll over to view showtimes.

The end of November brings many cherished traditions: Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, shopping with the crazed masses on Black Friday, watching parades and football games, and gathering at the Colonial to watch one of the funniest (and most quotable) comedies of all time,“Monty Python and the Holy Grail!” Perhaps the Pythons’ finest film, this cult classic puts an absurdist spin on the King Arthur legend complete with silly swordplay, horseless horseplay, a killer bunny, and a band of knights More »

Bad Santa

Directed by Terry Zwigoff. US. 2003. R. 91 min. Miramax. 35mm.

  • Fri, Dec 19
  • 9:45 pm

The holidays have inspired a number of life-affirming movies that celebrate the joys of this very special season. They’ve also given us some brilliant comedies that celebrate the man-made madness of the season, too. Families and friends have made viewing movies such as Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Scrooged, and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation a tradition. Recently another film has started to find its audience and join this batch of skewed seasonal comedies, but this one is a bit More »