See this film: Little Shop of Horrors (with special guest speaker) @ the Coolidge

After seeing, and smelling, the blossoming corpse plant at a Seattle conservatory a few months back, the first thing I (and just about everyone else) thought was, "That looks just like Audrey Junior in Little Shop Of Horrors (1960)!" Maybe Ecologist Aaron Ellison can explain if there is any connection between the two intimidating tubers when he discusses carnivorous plants after this Science on Screen screening of the film. This is not the 1986 adaptation of the stage musical version, but the original Roger Corman schlock classic about the big vegetable with a taste for human flesh. Catch the flick, featuring a very young Jack Nicholson as a masochistic dental patient and one of the greatest lines ever uttered by a plant on screen: "Feed me!" at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St, Brookline | Monday, October 3 @ 7 pm | $9; $7 students, seniors | 617.734.2500 or

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