Friday, June 17, 2016

Screenings in the Bay (Friday to Sunday): Cat in the Brain, Clown, Dead Rising: Endgame

Happy (very eventful) Friday guys! Today is all about legendary directors: it's Lucio Fulci's birthday, the day De Palma starts screening at select Landmark Theatres, and the day we are going to see John Carpenter perform live!! And I know we'll be seeing a lot of you guys there too. This weekend is off to the strongest start possible and full of awesome titles. Clown is finally going to be screened in a theatre and Cat in the Brain is screening just in time for its director's birthday. There is also a healthy handful of VOD titles coming out in the coming days. Read to to see what they are.

Mondo & Chiller Present
Sunday 19th @ 6:30pm (1hr 33min)
Comedy/ Horror (IMDB)
"A horror film director is stalked by a mad psychiatrist/serial killer bent on killing people to model the killings after the director's gory death scenes from his movies."

One guest will win the Mondo release of the A Cat in the Brain Original Soundtrack LP

Starts Friday 16th (1hr 47min)
Documentary (Google)
"One of the most talented, influential, and iconoclastic filmmakers of all time, Brian De Palma's career started in the 60s and has included such acclaimed and diverse films as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, Scarface, The Untouchables, Carlito's Way, and Mission: Impossible. In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with De Palma, exploring not only his life and work but also his singular approach to the craft of filmmaking and his remarkable experiences navigating the film business, from his early days as the bad boy of New Hollywood to his more recent years as a respected veteran of the field."

Cult Night
Friday 17th @ 10:30pm (1hr 32min)
Comedy/ Fantasy (IMDB)
"A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house."

Saturday 18th @ 10pm (1hr 40min)
Drama/ Fantasy/ Horror (IMDB)
"A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize that it is not a suit at all."

VOD Releases

DEAD RISING: ENDGAME drops us into the zombie-infested quarantined zone of East Mission City where investigative reporter Chase Carter must stop a secret government conspiracy.

Dark Awakening (2014)
Horror/ Mystery/ Thriller
A thriller centered on a couple who makes an old estate their new home and soon begin to see the spirits of dead children.

In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman. When the assailant's body is pulled from the Mekong River, things quickly spiral out of control.

Horror/ Thriller 
Natalie is a college graduate visiting her hometown over the 4th of July. The night she arrives, she is stalked by a sociopathic killer.

Horror/ Thriller
During one of Oregon's most violent storms, a young cellist seeks solitude and comfort in the safety of her large apartment, but soon realizes she might not be home alone.


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