Adventure Time

Valley Bike Month is in full swing with cyclists whipping out their favorite velocipedes. It’s doubtful, though, that even the sleekest of fixies could be as cool as the vintage red Schwinn in Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, which screens Saturday, April 13. The 1985 Tim Burton-helmed film chronicles the cross-country quest of nattily dressed man-child Pee-wee Herman (played by Paul Reubens) to track down his pilfered bike. Danny Elfman’s score quirks out perfectly with the twists and turns of the fun and occasionally demented journey. Pee-wee’s odd charm is played to the hilt and explains why his staggering mid-to-late 1980s popularity endures today -- even garnering a guest spot in last week’s WrestleMania.

Sat., April 13, 9:30 p.m., 2013


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