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Best of Philly 2008

Phoenixville Arts & Culture

Art & Independent Films
7 nights a week
Classics
Sundays at 2:00pm
Young Audiences
Saturdays at 2:00pm
Fright Night
First Fridays at 9:45pm
Baby Nights
Mondays at 6:30pm
Matinees
Wednesdays at 2:00pm
Film Discussions
Wednesdays at 9:30pm

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
PLUS:
$1.00 per ticket service fee

Special screenings, marathons priced as noted in the show description.

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Italian All Night Splatterfest 3

Tickets $11 - $21. Buy tickets online. R. Running Time: Approx. 9 hrs.

  • Sat, Aug 30
  • 7:00 pm

We’re pulling out all the stops to bring you a line up filled with incredibly strange, ridiculously bloody, rarely screened Italian horror cinema. All shown on 35mm, the likes of this show might never make the silver screen again. If that isn’t enough, we’ll also be running retro 35mm trailers between the films. Join us and see if you can survive the madness! Films include Creepers, The Beyond, Zombie Holocaust, Cannibal Ferox and a fifth film TBA!

Adults: $20 More »

Psycho 2

Directed by Richard Franklin. US. 1983. R. 113 min. Universal. 35mm.

  • Fri, Sep 5
  • 9:45 pm

The idea of making a sequel to a Hitchcock classic sounds like a recipe for disaster. There’s no way you can top the Master of Suspense, so why bother? Richard Franklin knew he could never top Hitchcock’s shower scene or final reveal at the end of Psycho. He knew he needed to do something that could stand on its own. As a student of Hitchcock, Franklin met and studied the Master on the set of Topaz. Taking what he learned More »

Trick R Treat

Directed by Michael Dougherty. Canada. 2008. R. 82 min. Warner Bros. 35mm.

  • Fri, Oct 10
  • 9:45 pm

“Trick ’R Treat [is] the rare Halloween feature that’s as interested in the day it exploits as it is in scares. It features monsters, murders, beautiful women, and the unquiet dead, as well as a little man named Sam who takes the rules of All Hallows’ Eve very seriously. Visually, it’s the kind of thing horror fans dream of, full of throbbing oranges and reds.”

“…It’s the final night of October, and anything can happen. A young couple coming More »

Let the Right One In

Directed by Tomas Alfredson. Sweden. 2008. R. 114 min. Magnolia. 35mm.

  • Fri, Dec 5
  • 9:45 pm

“This lucid Swedish indie gem, adapted for the screen by John Ajvide Lindqvist from his novel and directed with imagination and restraint by Tomas Alfredson, releases the vampire movie from overwrought conventions like close-ups on trembling bosoms and bloody fangs, offering instead a coolly balanced and utterly compelling examination of alienation and love. Let the Right One In follows the burgeoning relationship between Oskar (Kare Hedebrant), a pale 12-year-old tormented by bullies and ignored by adults, and his new More »