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Fright Night

Member passes are accepted at most fright night films. Click on the film title to confirm.
$11 Adult // $9 Seniors (62+) & Students // $7 Members & Children <13
Special screenings and marathons priced as noted in the show description.
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The Shining

Fri., December 1, 2017

Directed by Stanley Kubrick. US. 1980. R. 2 hours 26 minutes. Warner. Digital.

Martin Scorsese calls it one of the scariest movies ever made. Stephen King declares it an abomination of his book. No matter which side of the hedge maze you fall on, everyone can agree that Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining is visually stunning, tremendously creepy and not quickly forgotten. Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), an out-of-work teacher and alcoholic, takes a job as the winter caretaker at . . .


Fri., January 5, 2018

Directed by Dario Argento. Italy. 1977. R. 1 hour 32 minutes. Fox. Digital.

Dario Argento’s classic supernatural fright fest is back on the screen in a brand new restoration from the uncut 35mm Italian camera negative! When a young American ballet student Suzy (Jessica Harper) transfers to a prestigious dance academy, she quickly realizes that something is amiss. After a rash of mysterious deaths, Suzy begins to uncover the school’s sinister secrets. Brighter, clearer and filled with rich colors, this new . . .

Burnt Offerings

Fri., February 2, 2018

Directed by Dan Curtis. US. 1976. PG. 1 hour 56 minutes. MGM. 35mm.

From Dan Curtis, the creative force behind TV’s gothic cult hit Dark Shadows, comes this eerie and engrossing haunted house thriller! Before the Rolf family (Karen Black, Oliver Reed and Lee H. Montgomery) can rent a slightly run down mansion for their summer vacation, their landlords, the Allardyce siblings (Burgess Meredith and Eileen Heckart), have one special request: the Rolfs must share the house with the reclusive old woman . . .

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Fri., March 2, 2018

Directed by Wes Craven. US. 1984. R. 1 hour 31 minutes. Warner. 35mm.

“One, two, Freddy’s coming for you!” Razor-fingered movie maniac Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) made his debut in this unforgettable fright flick from the late master of menace Wes Craven. When a group of teenage friends (led by Heather Langenkamp and Johnny Depp) run afoul of the same evil figure in their nightmares, they realize that they may have to pay for the sins of their parents. This supernatural . . .