Retropath!: TOMMY

Indie88 proudly welcomes Retropath!: TOMMY on Wednesday, March 20th at 8PM and Sunday, March 24th at 5PM at The Royal Cinema! Click here to purchase tickets!

Calling all nostalgia-freaks and celluloid junkies! Are you looking for the latest cinematic thrill? Retropath! has you covered. Specializing in the best flicks to stumble onto the screen, this series is guaranteed to deliver the wildest that cinema has to offer.

Who frontman Roger Daltrey, wearing a thousand-yard stare, steps into the shoes of Tommy, a deaf and blind boy whose parents (played with delirious, scene-chewing abandon by a permanently flop-sweat-soaked Oliver Reed and Ann-Margret), seek out outrageous means by which to cure him. As time passes, Tommy emerges as a messianic figure who inspires deep, popular, devotion in post-war Britian due to his wizard-like pinball skills. Between seismic blasts of electric guitar, synth, and baked beans, TOMMY combines music video and narrative, effectively capturing the tone of the music of The Who in a two hour fun-bomb. Featuring cameos by the rest of The Who, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Arthur Brown, and a young Jack Nicholson, TOMMY is the kind of aural and visual experience that movie theaters were built to play – a rollicking pop-art odyssey!” (Alamo Drafthouse)

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