Silver Screen Slayer

The noir detective flick was good for about two things: highly stylized filmmaking that keeps Christopher Nolan in a permanent state of arousal; and liberal, unapologetic overuse of cliché. Chock full of classy dames and private dicks, the genre left a lasting impression on filmmaking, but man…if you took a shot every time some one used the term “cement coffin” or “ace”, you’d be hammered before the main character doffed his fedora for the first time. Camp Death Productions lovingly parodies film-noir in Silver Screen Slayer, giving a wink and a nod to the detectives and damsels that spouted monologues and worked hard to pick up on clues that were practically beating them over the head. Be a part of the glamour, style and silliness during its run at the Magnolia Lounge, 1121 First Avenue, from June 12 until June 22. The show plays on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 to $25 and may be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/701375..
Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Starts: June 12. Continues through June 22, 2014
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