Why is it that big stars usually follow up their most critically acclaimed work with seriously low-brow entertainment? Natalie Portmans first postBlack Swan role is opposite Ashton Kutcher. Comic-book adaptation queen Halle Berry never bounced back from her Oscar. And after charming Elvis and stopping the show in 1964s Viva Las Vegas, the fiery-haired chanteuse Ann-Margret went on to star in Douglas Heyess camp thriller Kitten With a Whip. Ann-Margret plays a deranged teenager who imprisons a man in his suburban home with threats of a rape accusation. Who better than the king of camp himself, John Waters, to introduce tonights screening?
Fri., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., 2011