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All Night Horrorthon at the Aero
October 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - October 28, 2018 @ 7:30 am$20 – $25
Spend all night at the Aero Theatre’s 13th annual Horrorthon! Complete with between-film free food, giveaways, trailers and crazy shorts, this movie marathon feels like rowdiest and most bizarre sleepover you’ll ever attend. Expect special appearances by the beloved Corn Gorn and his bride, Frost Nixon, Wizard Policeman, George Washingmachine and more from the Horrorthon canon. Be prepared to be showered with candy from Randy and DVDs at random. Pack your pillows and survival kits and don’t be shy…the louder you scream, the better your chances of being crowned Mister Horrorthon 2018. Oh, and did we mention stack upon stacks of free pizza and Monster drinks?
JASON X, 2002, Warner Bros., 92 min. Dir. Jim Isaac. In the year 2455, a professor takes his students on a field trip to a long-abandoned Earth, where they discover the cryogenically frozen bodies of a young woman and the hockey-mask-wearing homicidal maniac Jason. Taken aboard the students' spaceship, Jason thaws out and resumes his murderous ways.
Only Known Print! 25th Anniversary! BODY MELT, 1993, 81 min. Dir. Philip Brophy. Made down under with a slew of Australian TV stars, this satirical gore-fest kicks in when residents of a Melbourne suburb receive free samples of a new vitamin, which produces such side effects as mutations, exploding body parts and liquefying flesh.
LINK, 1986, 103 min. Dir. Richard Franklin. Elisabeth Shue and Terence Stamp star in this U.K. horror thriller in which the title creature - a super-intelligent orangutan - turns on his masters with deadly results. Featuring a Saturn Award-nominated score by Jerry Goldsmith.
MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE, 1986, Rialto Pictures, 98 min. Dir. Stephen King. Legendary horror writer Stephen King’s sole credit as a director is this mayhem-filled sci-fi film that redefines “monster trucks.” When Earth passes through the tail of a comet, inanimate objects begin to kill their human masters. As big rigs and bulldozers converge on a North Carolina truck stop, survivors led by Emilio Estevez try to hold them off and find a machine-free refuge. With music by hard-rock greats AC/DC.
30th Anniversary! ZOMBIE 3, 1988, 84 min. Dir. Lucio Fulci. Shortly before completing the sequel to his 1979 classic, Lucio Fulci became ill and left the Philippines-based production in the hands of writers Claudio Fragasso and Rosella Drudi (TROLL 2) and director Bruno Mattei (THE OTHER HELL), resulting in one of the most insanely enjoyable zombie romps in EuroCult history. After a deadly virus is stolen from a government lab, it unleashes a wildly entertaining combo of Fulci’s signature extreme violence, Fragasso-style surreal logic and big, bloody buckets of goo-spewing mayhem that must be seen to be believed.
CURTAINS, 1983, 89 min. Dir. Richard Ciupka. In this cult favorite slasher film, a group of actresses converge on a director’s mansion to audition for a part; while the filmmaker has the casting couch on his mind, someone else has murder on theirs. With John Vernon, Samantha Eggar and Linda Thorson (from TV’s “The Avengers”). “The classiest, most chilling thriller to come along in quite a while … rich in surprises of a gripping, sensuous nature.” - The Hollywood Reporter
ANTROPOPHAGUS (a.k.a. The Grim Reaper), 1980, 90 min. Dir. Joe D'Amato. This Italian-made “video nasty” sets sail with Tisa Farrow (Mia’s younger sister) and a group of tourists off to visit a Greek island, where they fall prey to insane, cannibalistic killer George Eastman.
Screening format: 35mm for all films except ZOMBIE 3 and ANTROPOPHAGUS (both DCP).