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Celebrate Hard Times During the Holidays With Midnites For Maniacs At Castro and Roxie Theatres

Celebrate Hard Times During the Holidays With Midnites For Maniacs At Castro and Roxie Theatres

Jesse Hawthorne Ficks (the Maniac) returns yet again to the Castro and Roxie Theatres Friday, December 20 with his final event of 2013. Appropriately enough, he’ll be screening Christmas films which, as per usual Maniac style, are underappreciated or underrated in some way. Ficks doesn’t…

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Midnintes for Maniacs Brings ‘Acid Westerns’ to Castro and Roxie Theatres

Midnintes for Maniacs Brings ‘Acid Westerns’ to Castro and Roxie Theatres

Resident Maniac of San Francisco, Jesse Hawthorne Ficks, returns November 8, with an “Acid Westerns” triple bill that begins at The Castro Theatre and wraps up at the Roxie Theater. Kicking things off at The Castro is a Johnny Depp double feature, with this year’s…

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Midnites For Maniacs Returns with Back To School: Suburban Utopia

Midnites For Maniacs Returns with Back To School: Suburban Utopia

San Francisco’s best running underground film series returns tomorrow, September 20, with its patented triple bill. Playing on the September theme of beginning a new school year, the bill is being presented as Back to Skool: Suburbian Utopia. Host Jesse Hawthorne Ficks, rightfully self-dubbed The…

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Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright Invaded San Francisco

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright Invaded San Francisco

Thanks to MiDNiTES FOR MANiACS founder and host Jesse Hawthorne Ficks, San Francisco was host to the world’s first triple feature screening of Edgar Wright’s The Blood & Ice Cream Trilogy. Despite nearly 150 fans of the series sending Ficks “creative exercises” in hopes of…

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