“RiffTrax Live: Return of the Swamp Thing”: Fathom Events:
Fathom Events. Special screenings in local theaters with reduced capacity. For updated schedule, see FathomEvents.com/events. $12.50 (unless otherwise noted) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter, 973–8424), Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316–5500).
Aug. 18: “RiffTrax Live: Return of the Swamp Thing.” Live broadcast of a “riffing” performance by former Mystery Science Theater 3000 stars Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, who aim their comic heckling at a screening of Jim Wynorski’s 1989 tongue-in-cheek horror comedy sequel about a plant-based bog creature who falls for the plant-loving, vegetarian daughter of the evil scientist who created him. Ann Arbor 20 only. 8 p.m., . . . . . .