May 5, 2013
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
8pm - SANTA SANGRE - (1989, Mexico)In the 1970s, his legendary films EL TOPO and THE HOLY MOUNTAIN redefined movies as both art and entertainment while changing the face of cinema forever. And in 1989, visionary writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky returned with his modern masterpiece: It is the story of a young circus performer, the crime of passion that shatters his soul, and the macabre journey back to the world of his armless mother, deaf-mute lover, and murder. It is an odyssey of ecstasy and anguish, belief and blasphemy, beauty and madness. It is unlike any movie you have ever seen before…or ever will. Axel Jodorowsky, Blanca Guerra and Guy Stockwell star in this epic of surreal genius
10pm - WE ARE WHAT WE ARE - (2010, Mexico)Life would be hard for anyone following the unexpected death of their father. But life is harder for young Adrian, Sheila and Alfredo. Because their family is not normal. There s is a family of cannibals and their father, you see, was the hunter. So not only do they have to cope with their grief, they also have to deal with the hunger. And one of them must learn to kill if any of them are going to survive. Balancing sincere emotion with horrifying violence, Jorge Michel Grau s WE ARE WHAT WE ARE is one of the most striking debut films of recent times, a powerful and unique drama announcing the arrival of a major new talent.
Midnight - FROM DUSK TILL DAWN - (1996, USA) Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results.
May 12, 2013
Happy Mothers Day! We will be celebrating with some of your favorite mothers, so come on down for some maternal mayhem! ( a special four movie night!)
6pm - PSYCHO - (1960, USA) This one’s a classic! Psycho is a 1960 American suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh. The screenplay is by Joseph Stefano, based on the 1959 novel Psycho by Robert Bloch loosely inspired by the crimes of Wisconsin murderer and grave robber Ed Gein.
8pm - MAMA - (2013,Spain, Canada)
Mama is a 2013 horror film co-written and directed by Andrés Muschietti (credited onscreen as Andy Muschietti) and starring Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. The film, produced by J. Miles Dale and Bárbara Muschietti, with Guillermo del Toro serving as executive producer, is based on the Argentine Muschietti’s Mamá, a 2008 Spanish language short film of the same name that captured del Toro’s attention. The film deals with the story of two young girls abandoned in a forest cabin, fostered by an unknown entity that they fondly call Mama, which eventually follows them to their new suburban home after their uncle retrieves them.
10pm - MOTHER’S DAY - (2010, USA) Mother’s Day is an American psychological horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. It is a remake of Charles Kaufman’s 1980 film of the same name and was written by Scott Millam and produced by Brett Ratner. Rebecca DeMornay is the terrifying mother in this brutal gorefest. When her sons break into their childhood home and take the new owners hostage, she teaches them what torture really means.
Midnight - EXCISION - (2012, USA) This one went under the radar! It’s awesome! Excision is a 2012 American comedy horror film written and directed by Richard Bates, Jr, and starring AnnaLynne McCord, Traci Lords, Ariel Winter, Roger Bart, Jeremy Sumpter, Malcolm McDowell, Matthew Gray Gubler, Marlee Matlin, Ray Wise, and John Waters. The film is a feature-length adaptation of the 2008 short film of the same name. Excision premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival A disturbed high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother in this twisted coming-of-age shocker.
May 19, 2013
8pm - AMERICAN MARY - (2012, Can) Twisted Twins Jen and Sylvia Soska are back with their stunning follow-up to the indie hit Dead Hooker in a Trunk. AMERICAN MARY is the story of a medical student named Mary who is growing increasingly broke and disenchanted with medical school and the established doctors she once idolized. The allure of easy money sends a desperate Mary through the messy world of underground surgeries which leaves more marks on her than the so-called freakish clientele. Appearances are everything.
10pm - JUAN OF THE DEAD - (2010, Spain, Cuba) When Havana begins to fill up with zombies, Juan, a 40-year-old slacker, is forced to become a hero, defend his country and protect his own on an island that has turned into a real bloodbath.
Midnight - CHAINED - (2012, Canada) The film stars Vincent D’Onofrio as Bob, a cab driving serial killer who stalks his victims on the streets alongside his reluctant young protégé, Tim aka Rabbit. Abducted by Bob as a child, and now in his teens, Rabbit realizes that his only way to survive might be following in his captors footsteps and thus becoming like the monster who considers himself his father.