Horror Films Old & New Slated for Screening Events
Horror films are in high demand during the Halloween season and what better way to get antiquated with some cult favorites than at a film screening. Horror films both new and old will be screening in select theaters throughout New York City.
The Film Forum will host a special screening of the 1984 cult classic “Ghostbusters” directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson on the 26th of October 2015.
The Scary Movies series now in its ninth installment begins at Film Society of Lincoln Center on the 30th of October 2015. The event will feature twelve films including the Horror SciFi anthology film, “Southbound” directed by Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner, Patrick Horvath, and Radio Silence. Also screening at the Scary Movies series event will be “The Devil’s Candy” written and directed by Sean Byrne. In addition, the Danish Horror Thriller “What we Become” written and directed by Bo Mikkelsen will also be screened. On the film line up is the much anticipated horror film from the production team behind the “Rec” franchise comes “Summer Camp” directed and co-written by Alberto Marini, with collaborative writer; Danielle Schleif. Visit the Film Society of Lincoln Center for more information on this years Scary Movies Series.
The David Cronenberg horror series will begin on the 30th of October 2015 at the Museum of the Moving Image. Slated for presentation will be some of most notable films in Horror and Scifi including the 1981 classic “Scanners” the 1979 “The Brood” and the 1983 film “Videodrome” For more information on this limited engagement screening visit the Museum of the Moving Image.
Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street” will have a midnight screening at Landmark Sunshine theater on the 30th of October 2015 and on the 31th of October 2015. Decaymag.com posted an article earlier this month on The tribute to horror visionary, Wes Craven at the IFC Center, you can get the full details in the article here.
Last but certainly not least is the early bird screening of George Romero’s 1985 zombie Horror film, “Day of the Dead” on the 31th of October 2015 at Nitehawk Cinema