An actress, desperate to hold on to what's left of her career is trying to land the role of a crazy woman, literally. She decides to jump feet-first into the world of psychosis for some good, old-fashioned asylum inspiration. Betrayal, venegence, and murder - get your slasher film fix with Richard Ciupka's Curtains.
The Thing (1982)
Friday and Saturday, November 1st and 2nd at 12:00 a.m.
Scientists in Antarctica are tormented and killed by an alien with the ability to take on human form. As if working in sub-zero weather wasn't enough torture. Don't miss John Carpenter's classic, starring Kurt Russell.
Halloween weekend would simply be incomplete without William Friedkin's classic tale of demonic possession.
Saturday, November 2nd at 9:15 p.m.
Anthology Film Archives
Blood, gore, and sex - José Ramón Larraz's warped and controversial tale of the "Daughters of Dracula" is a cult horror gem. The little-seen film is screening as part of Anthology Film's series on The Golden Age of Spanish Horror Cinema.
Eli, who has survived the bubonic epidemic while away from home, is now becoming the center of attention in her village where women are being accused of practicing witchcraft. Pioneering director Anja Breien will speak after the screening as part of the museum's series Anja Breien: Games of Love and Loneliness.
After the overwheming success his album Transformer, featuring his most famous, "Walk on the Wild Side," Lou Reed took a different artistic route with Berlin, only to be written off by music critics at the time. Over three decades passed before popular demand brought the album back to life, enough to be performed for the first time by Reed himself. This documentary, directed by Julian Schnabel, captures five nights of Reed's performances at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn.
You should be... well dancin,' if you'd like, but get out of your apartment — especially when John Travolta is on the big screen grooving to the Bee Gees. While Tony Manero did all he could to get out of Brooklyn, you should do all you can to make it over to Nitehawk in this weekend.