Directed by David Fincher. US. 1995. R. 2 hours 7 minutes. Warner. 35mm.
When retiring police Detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) tackles a final case with the aid of newly transferred David Mills (Brad Pitt), they discover a number of elaborate and sadistic murders. They soon realize they are dealing with a serial killer who is targeting people he thinks represent one of the seven deadly sins. Unsettling and influential, director David Fincher’s blend of police procedural and horror features a superb . . .
Directed by Ridley Scott. US. 1979. R. 1 hour 57 minutes minutes. Fox. Digital.
In space no one can hear you scream… But there will be plenty of screams at The Colonial when Ridley Scotts sci-fi/horror masterpiece Alien invades our theater for a 40th Anniversary screening!
On a return trip to Earth, the crew of the Nostromo is awakened by a distress signal sent from a mysterious planet. While investigating the foreign land, one of the crew is attacked by a strange . . .
Directed by John Waters. US. 1994. R. 1 hour 35 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.
Happy housewife Beverly Sutphin (Kathleen Turner) has a charmed life – a beautiful suburban home, a successful dentist husband (Sam Waterston), and two normal teenagers (Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard). However, when one of her son’s teachers speaks disparagingly of the boy at a parent-teacher conference, Bev runs the instructor over in the school parking lot. Suddenly she has an insatiable taste for murder. Six homicides later, the cops get . . .
Directed by Elliot Silverstein. US. 1977. PG. 1 hour 38 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.
A classic 70s mash-up of demonic possession and Jaws-style themes, this chiller concerns a strange black car that terrorizes the residents of a small town in Utah. It’s up to courageous Captain Wade Parent (James Brolin), the town Sheriff (John Marley) and his deputy (Ronny Cox) to stop the evil car before it sets its course for the local school parade! A fun favorite (and staple of . . .
Directed by Steven Spielberg . US. 1975. PG. 2 hours 4 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.
There’s only one way to truly welcome summer… our annual screening of Steven Spielberg’s first blockbuster – Jaws! In this summertime classic, a hungry stranger (Bruce the Shark) comes to the beaches of Amity Island and all hell breaks loose. Now, it’s up to the town’s police chief (Roy Scheider), a marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a salty shark fisherman (Robert Shaw) to stop this 25-foot . . .
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc. US. 1978. PG. 1 hour 56 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the movies… Jaws 2 swims into the Colonial! Years after the shark attacks that left Amity Island reeling, Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) finds new trouble lurking in the waters. Mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) wants to rid the beach town of the stain on its reputation. But the disappearance of a pair of divers suggests that all is . . .