The Cabin in the Woods
Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
H.P. Lovecraft T-shirt giveaway at each MISKATONIC UNIVERSITY screening courtesy of Out of Print. Nitehawk’s drink special for “Miskatonic University” is The Temple Sticke Altbier from Narragansett’s Lovecraft Series. Each screening will feature special giveaways courtesy of Narragansett.
Director: Drew Goddard Run Time: 105 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2012
Starring: Amy Acker, Anna Hutchison, Bradley Whitford, Brian White, Chris Hemsworth, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Jodelle Ferland, Kristen Connolly, Richard Jenkins
A Lovecraft meta-film, CABIN IN THE WOODS is an absurdist horror tale that shows the world’s existence is dependent upon a continuous human sacrifice to appease the elder gods.
When five college friends arrive at a remote forest cabin for a little vacation, little do they expect the horrors that await them. One by one, the youths fall victim to backwoods zombies, but there is another factor at play. Two scientists are manipulating the ghoulish goings-on, but even as the body count rises, there is yet more at work than meets the eye.
Drink Special: Temple Sticke Altbier
H.P. Lovecraft was born in Providence, RI in 1890, the same year Narragansett Beer was founded just down the road. Though he toiled mostly in obscurity in small-press magazines during his life, today he is universally acclaimed as the “Father of Modern Horror.” Artists from Stephen King, to Neil Gaiman, Metallica, and Guillermo del Toro cite him as a direct influence. The Narragansett Lovecraft Series of collaborations follows the spirit of his “Cthulhu Mythos,” which invited fellow authors to write in the same shared universe of ideas.
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