Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!
Director: James DeMonaco Run Time: 86 min. Release Year: 2013
Starring: Adelaide Kane, Edwin Hodge, Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder
Given the country’s overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Plot Synopsis: Two friends discover a sinister entity has taken residence in their hometown.
I had temporarily moved back to my hometown when the confluence of a global pandemic, prevalent social justice issues, and heated US presidential election brought out the worst in the community. I suddenly found myself feeling like a stranger in the same neighborhoods I rode my bike through as a kid.
In a lot of ways, “Straw Men” is about out-growing people and places that stay stagnant, only to find that your roots are still ensnared.
Writer/ Director, Neil Willoughby