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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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Nosferatu the Vampyre

Wed., October 31, 2018

Directed by Werner Herzog. Germany. 1979. PG. 1 hour 47 minutes. 35mm.

Legendary director Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Fitzcarraldo) delivers this unusual take on the classic tale of Dracula starring screen madman Klaus Kinski as the vampire! Estate agent Jonathan Harker (Bruno Ganz) is dispatched to Count Dracula’s castle in Transylvania in an attempt to sell him a house in Wismar, Germany. Unbeknownst to Harker, Count Dracula is a vampire, a creature of the night, who will bring death and destruction . . .

The Fog

Fri., November 16, 2018

Directed by John Carpenter. US. 1980. R. 1 hour 29 minutes. Rialto. Digital.
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How do you follow up a screening of John Carpenter’s Halloween? With his equally terrifying cinematic follow-up to that classic film, of course! As the small seaside town of Antonio Bay prepares for its centennial celebration, a mysterious fog rolls into town – and strange things begin to occur. Carpenter’s mesmerizing modern ghost story features an all-star cast that includes Andrienne Barbeau, Jamie . . .

The Changeling

Fri., December 7, 2018

Directed by Peter Medak. Canada. 1980. R. 1 hour 47 minutes. Severin. Digital.

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Seeking refuge from the grief that has plagued him since losing his wife and daughter in an accident, noted composer John Russell (George C. Scott) moves into a giant, secluded house to work on his new piece. Soon Russell starts to feel the presence of a ghost, a boy who, under mysterious circumstances, before drowned in the bathtub. Russell seeks the assistance of a local historian . . .

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