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Poster for A Nite to Dismember 2014

A Nite to Dismember 2014

Director: Dan O'Bannon, James Whale, Sam Raimi, Steve Miner, Terrence Fisher Run Time: 432 min. Format: Various Rating: R

Nitehawk’s annual all-night horror movie screening on Halloween is back with a series of horrifying sequels!

Like all good monsters who return from the grave, Nitehawk is bringing back its all-night horror movie marathon with The Return of…A Nite to Dismember! Starting at midnight on Halloween we will celebrate our second year by presenting only the very best in horror film sequels: Evil Dead II, The Bride of Frankenstein, Friday the 13th: Part 2, Dracula: Prince of Darkness, and Return of the Living Dead. There will also be horror shorts, inspired montages, giveaways, trivia, and a costume contest plus breakfast in the morning. Hosted by Fangoria’s Sam Zimmerman and Nitehawk’s Kris King!

RSVP to Flavorpill to get a bag of tricks-and-treats at the event! (note: you’ll still need to buy a ticket)

Forget trick-or-treating, spend the nite with us!

FILMS (in order of screening)…

evildead2-pageEVIL DEAD II (Sam Raimi, 1987) – 35mm
A parody to director Sam Raimi’s original feature, Evil Dead II is a comedic take on a lone survivor (the estimable Bruce Campbell) and a group of strangers who fight the undead released after reading the Necronomicon.

bof-pageTHE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (James Whale, 1935) – DCP
Widely considered to be one of the best movie sequels in cinema, James Whale’s The Bride of Frankenstein introduces Dr. Pretorius who tries to get Dr. Frankenstein back into the human-making business in order to make a wife for the beloved Karloff monster.

friday13th2-pageFRIDAY THE 13TH: PART 2 (Steve Miner, 1981) – Digital
A new set irresponsible, sex-crazed camp counsellors are back at a camp near Crystal Lake and so is the killer…it’s not Mrs. Voorhees but the indestructible Jason!

Dracula-pageDRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS (Terence Fisher, 1966)  – Digital
Though technically the third in the Hammer Dracula series, Dracula: Prince of Darkness is the second film featuring the iconic Christopher Lee as Dracula as he seduces a group of four unsuspecting castle visitors.

returndead-pageRETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD (Dan O’Bannon, 1985) – Digital
The dead are back…Return of the Living Dead features a group of scientists who accidentally release poisonous gas that reanimates the dead, eventually turning most everyone into zombies who crave BRAINS!