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.
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Directed by Wes Craven. US. 1989. R. 109 min. Universal. 35mm.
- Fri, Mar 21
- 10:10 pm
“Shocker,” written and directed by Wes Craven in 1989, was the director’s attempt to launch a new horror franchise with Universal Pictures. Craven’s 1984 classic “A Nightmare on Elm Street” was a huge success, spawning four sequels and a television series. But due to bad business deals, Craven ended up making almost nothing off of the Elm Street films. For “Shocker” he would be making all the business deals upfront himself in an effort to correct these past mistakes. Craven More »
Directed by Tom Holland. US. 1988. R. 87 min. MGM. 35mm.
- Fri, Apr 4
- 9:45 pm
“Cornered in a toy store by police, a serial killer performs a voodoo spell that transfers his soul into a talking Good Guys doll. As luck would have it, Good Guys are the impossible to find, in-demand doll of the season and all that little Andy wants for his birthday. His hardworking single mother buys the possessed doll on the black market, and before long the little thing is toddling around killing people with toy hammers. Like Freddy, the sequels turned More »
Directed by John Carpenter. US. 1983. R. 110 min. Sony. Digital.
- Fri, Jun 6
- 9:45 pm
This Plymouth Fury Runs on Evil! In 1973, Stephen King was writing novels in a cramped trailer while his wife and children slept. By 1983, he was the hottest name in horror fiction turning out instant bestsellers one after another. Taking note of King’s success, Hollywood studios began snatching up the rights to his novels. Columbia Pictures grabbed the rights to “Christine,” King’s 1983 novel about a car possessed by the evil spirit of its previous owner, before the novel More »