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    Vengeance
    Friday, September 30
    8pm
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    Thor - Love and Thunder
    Monday October 3rd
    8pm
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    The Black Phone
    Friday October 7th
    8pm
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    Marcel the Shell
    Monday, October 10th
    8pm
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    Bodies Bodies Bodies
    Friday October 14th
    8pm
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    Movie "X"
    Monday, October 17th
    8pm
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    Top Gun Maverick
    Friday, November 4th
    8pm
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    The Bob's Burger Movie
    Monday, November 7th
    8pm
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    The Truman Show
    Friday, November 18th
    8pm
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All Shows are free with UCSB student ID

$6 for everyone else!

IV Theater

Fall 2022

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Friday September 30th

Vengeance

8:00 pm

A journalist and podcaster travels from New York City to Texas to investigate the death of a woman whom he hooked up with.

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Monday October 3rd

Thor - Love and Thunder

8:00 pm

Thor embarks on a journey unlike anything he's ever faced -- a quest for inner peace. However, his retirement gets interrupted by Gorr the God Butcher, a galactic killer who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie, Korg and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster, who -- to his surprise -- inexplicably wields his magical hammer. Together, they set out on a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher's vengeance.

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Friday October 7th

The Black Phone

8:00 pm

Finney Shaw is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who's being held in a soundproof basement by a sadistic, masked killer. When a disconnected phone on the wall starts to ring, he soon discovers that he can hear the voices of the murderer's previous victims -- and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Finney.

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Monday October 10th

Marcel the Shell

8:00 pm

Marcel, a 1-inch-tall shell, lives with his grandmother, Connie, the only residents of their town after their neighbors' sudden, mysterious disappearance. When discovered by a guest amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans and a new hope of reuniting with his long-lost family.

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Friday October 14th

Bodies Bodies Bodies

8:00 pm

When a group of 20-somethings gets stuck at a remote mansion during a hurricane, a party game gone very, very wrong ends with a dead body on the ground and fake friends at every turn as they try to find the killer among them.

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Monday October 17th

Movie "X"

8:00 pm

A group of actors sets out to make an adult film in rural Texas under the noses of their reclusive hosts, but when the elderly couple catches their young guests in the act, the cast finds themselves in a desperate fight for their lives.

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Friday November 4th

Top Gun Maverick

8:00 pm

After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete "Maverick" Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to fly it.

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Monday November 7th

The Bob's Burger Movie

8:00 pm

A ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob's Burgers, blocking the entrance indefinitely and ruining the Belchers' plans for a successful summer. While Bob and Linda struggle to keep the business afloat, the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family's restaurant. As the dangers mount, these underdogs help each other find hope as they try to get back behind the counter.

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Friday November 18th

The Truman Show

8:00 pm

He doesn't know it, but everything in Truman Burbank's (Jim Carrey) life is part of a massive TV set. Executive producer Christof (Ed Harris) orchestrates "The Truman Show," a live broadcast of Truman's every move captured by hidden cameras. Cristof tries to control Truman's mind, even removing his true love, Sylvia (Natascha McElhone), from the show and replacing her with Meryl (Laura Linney). As Truman gradually discovers the truth, however, he must decide whether to act on it.

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About Magic Lantern Films

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Magic Lantern Films takes its name from the old Magic Lantern Theater, now called the Isla Vista Theater. In the 1970s, the Magic Lantern was an art house that screened classic, independent, and foreign films. The new Magic Lantern picks up where the old one left off by screening critically acclaimed films as well as cult classics. The diverse selection of films will appeal to a variety of audience tastes. According to the film distributors Swank and Criterion who specialize in college markets, Magic Lantern Films is the most successful film program of its kind in California. Films screen on Friday nights at 8pm. Tix are free with UCSB student ID, $6 for everyone else!