This week in movies: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 finally comes to the Alamo Drafthouse SF, the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival starts at the end of the week, and the Hitchcock Fest comes to a close. And Monsterpalooza is days away!
Tuesday 19th @ 10pm (1hr 36min)
Fantasy/ Slasher (Google)
"During a hallucinatory incident, young Kristen Parker (Patricia Arquette) has her wrists slashed by dream-stalking monster Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund). Her mother, mistaking the wounds for a suicide attempt, sends Kristen to a psychiatric ward, where she joins a group of similarly troubled teens. One of the doctors there is Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp), who had battled Freddy some years before. Nancy senses a potential in Kristen to rid the world of Freddy once and for all."
Wednesday 20th @ 10:30pm (1hr 29min)
Fantasy/ Horror/ Scifi (IMDB)
"Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child."
Friday 22nd @ 3pm (1hr 47min)
Drama/ History (IMDB)
"Two haunting Italian tales from different centuries in the convent prison of Bobbio, caught somewhere between past and present: a young 17th century priest falls under the spell of a bewitching nun and a modern-day tax investigator tries to push a mysterious old man out of hiding."
Friday 22nd @ 11:30pm (1hr 33min)
Comedy/ Horror/ Thriller (IMDB)
"Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night."
The Giant Spider (2013)
Wednesday 20th @ 7pm (1hr 11min)
Horror/ Scifi (IMDB)
The Wall People (2014)
Wednesday 20th @ 8:30pm
"Join writer/director Christopher R. Mihm as he personally presents a special double feature of his award winning retro-styled monster movie tributes to the "drive-in cinema" of the 1950's! At 7pm: THE GIANT SPIDER: When radiation left behind by atomic weapons testing creates a gigantic killer mutant arachnid, it's up to a trio of scientists, an Army general, and a newspaper reporter and his fiancee to figure out how to stop the hungry beast from devouring the entire county in writer/director Christopher R. Mihm's ode to the giant bug films of yesteryear! At 8:30pm: THE WALL PEOPLE: A father must rescue his son from an evil entity that steals sleeping children through interdimensional portals in their bedroom walls!"
The Birds (1963)
Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd @ 7:30pm (2hrs)
"A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people."
Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd @ 5:05pm & 9:40pm (2hrs 10min)
Crime/ Drama/ Mysrery (IMDB)
"Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them."
Coming Next Week:
Tuesday 26th @ 8:30pm (2hrs 34min)
Action/ Horror/ Scifi (IMDB)
"The planet from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?"