Drop a sawbuck, and you can see what no shortage of YouTube commenters attest is the “BEST FUCKING MOVIE EVER.” Such is the praise afforded the latest screening in Capitol Theatre’s Cult Film Series, the very cult-y Fight Club.
Four years after Seven, 1999’s Fight Club reunited director David Fincher with Brad Pitt, progressing from a “What’s in the fucking box?” duet with Morgan Freeman to a “You do not talk about Fight Club” duet with Edward Norton.
This is the film that gives the middle finger to consumer culture while itself being a touchstone of cool for teenage boys, due largely to Fincher’s grungy aesthetic, the attractive leads, and a whole lot of violence justified as Social Commentary.
Settle in for over two hours of Pitt’s abs, Meat Loaf’s bitch tits and Helena Bonham Carter looking like skeevy hot trash. 8 p.m., Sat., Jan. 12, Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater, $5, 727-791-7400, atthecap.com.