First Friday Fright Night
FRIGHT NIGHT AND CULT FILM TICKETS
$9.00 Regular Adult Admission
$7.00 Seniors (62+) & Students w/ID
$5.00 Members & Children <13
$1.00 per ticket service fee
Special screenings, marathons priced as noted in the show description.
Every First Friday the theater will go dark and the blood will run red as we refocus FFFN on straight up horror. We've spun the cult, sci-fi and MST3K screenings into a separate monthly series we're simply calling Cult Cinema. Click here to check out that line up.
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Directed by William Girdler. US. 1976. PG. 91 min. Private Collector. 35mm.
- Fri, Jun 7, 9:45 pm
Although monster movies had been around since the dawn of film, they were mostly used to fill the bottom half of a double feature or to keep drive-ins stocked with a schlock. It wasn’t until a young director named Steven Spielberg figured out that you could take a B-movie template and use it to make an A-level production. All you needed was a cast of amazing actors, a screenwriter with a background in improv comedy, a memorable score, brilliant editing, a large budget, and an ability to adapt to and overcome the challenges of filming at sea with a mechanical shark that seldom worked. The result was “Jaws.” After that film’s raging success, it didn’t take long for the imitators to hit screens. And if imitation is the highest form of flattery, then the guys who made “Grizzly” must have worshipped “Jaws.” More»
Directed by Chuck Russell. US. 1988. R. 95 min. Sony. 35mm.
- Fri, Jul 5, 9:45 pm
“This remake of the 1958 camp classic preserves the tongue-in-cheek flavor of the original, yet uses superb special effects to bring a little more flare to the man-eating blob. As opposed to the slow, oozing menace of the first film, the blob in this film is one mean protoplasm capable of great strength, speed, and jolts of electricity. More»
Directed by Tom Holland. US. 1985. R. 106 min. Sony. 35mm.
- Fri, Aug 9, 9:45 pm
“This is a clever 1980′s vampire story about a group of teenagers who slowly come to believe that one of their neighbors is a vampire. Unwittingly, the host of the late night television horror program Fright Night (Roddy McDowall) offers his help as a vampire hunter in hopes of convincing them it’s all in their heads. More»