Bringing together the odd, eerie, thrilling, and downright weird, this is the home of cult classics
HIDEO NAKATA | JAPAN | 1998 | 96 MIN
January 6 | 9:30 PM | Film Center /// January 20 | 9:00 PM | Film Center
Arguably the most influential, and terrifying, Japanese horror film of the past 25 years finds a journalist investigating the mysterious deaths linked to viewings of an old VHS tape.
DAVID CRONENBERG | USA | 1986 | 96 MIN | R
January 7 | 7:00 PM | Film Center /// January 27 | 7:00 PM | Film Center
Jeff Goldblum and David Cronenberg team up in the one-of-a-kind creature feature about a peculiar, dare we say sexy, scientist slowly becoming the titular bug when an experiment goes horribly wrong.
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET
WES CRAVEN | USA | 1984 | 92 MIN | R
January 7 | 9:15 PM | Film Center /// January 27 | 9:15 PM | Film Center
A group of teenagers experience shared nightmares about a sweater-wearing terror that begins to creep into their reality in Freddy’s debut that is as chilling and imaginative as ever.
POSSESSION in 4K
ANDRZEJ ZULAWSKI | FRANCE, WEST GERMANY | 1981 | 124 MIN | R
February 3 | 9:30 PM | Film Center /// February 11 | 8:30 PM | Film Center
A Valentine’s Day film for the adventurous finds the always provocative Andrzej Zulawski crafting his most visually alluring and arresting film about the sinister, possibly otherworldly, forces behind a marriage’s demise.
SCOTT SANDERS | USA | 2004 | 84 MIN | R
February 15 | 7:30 PM | Film Center /// February 25 | 8:30 PM | Bourse
In this callback to the iconic Blaxploitation era, a CIA agent struggles to obtain revenge while fighting to protect his community from dangers brought by a surprising source.
TALES FROM THE HOOD
RUSTY CUNDIEFF | USA | 1995 | 98 MIN | R
February 24 | 9:30 PM | Bourse
In the presence of three drug dealers, a funeral director eerily recounts four horrifying tales wrapped in relevant racial and social commentary.
THE HIDDEN on 35MM
JACK SHOLDER | USA | 1987 | 97 MIN | R
March 17 | 9:00 PM | Film Center
Kyle MacLachlan is an idiosyncratic FBI agent investigating a series of out of this world murders, but first he will have to gain the trust of a local, brash detective in this pitch-perfect 80s thrill ride.
PAST AFTER HOURS SCREENINGS
POSSESSION | YOU’RE NEXT | THE WARRIORS | THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL | THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL | YOU DON’T NOMI + SHOWGIRLS | ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK | PET SEMATARY | GANJA & HESS | THE HOLY MOUNTAIN | ARREBATO | DEEP RED | STARSHIP TROOPERS | HOUSE | THE BROOD | LIQUID SKY | ALIENS | THE THING | THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE | BATTLE ROYALE | HALLOWEEN | FRIGHT NIGHT on 35MM | BORN IN FLAMES | ROSEMARY’S BABY on 35MM