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Pulp: a Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets

Buy Tickets Special Premiere Screening! Presented by Vanyaland and The Brattle (2014) dir Florian Habicht w/Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Richard Hawley [90 min; Format TBD] An infectious merging of mutually delighted spirits, Florian Habicht’s collaboration with Jarvis Cocker fixes the triumphant 2012 concert billed as UK pop rock band Pulp’s last ever within More »
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13 Ghosts

Buy Tickets (1960) dir William Castle w/Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Miner, Rosemary DeCamp, Donald Woods [82 min; 35mm] In this B-movie ghostravaganza, a poor family inherits a rundown mansion from their loopy uncle – a mansion that contains a pack of 13 spirits and a hidden treasure to boot! Castle’s gimmick for 13 GHOSTS More »
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The Tingler

Buy Tickets (1959) dir William Castle w/Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman [82 min; DCP] Possibly Castle’s most well known film, THE TINGLER contains one of his most legendary publicity stunts. The film centers on a crackpot scientist (Price) who discovers that there is an unseen parasite in the human body that he dubs The More »
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Rosemary’s Baby

Buy Tickets (1968) dir Roman Polanski w/Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer [136 min; DCP] Castle mortgaged his house to buy the rights to Ira Levin’s sensational novel before it was published, and planned to direct it himself as one last crack at a prestige picture. Unfortunately, to cover production costs he had More »
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Strait-Jacket

Buy Tickets (1964) dir William Castle w/Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson [93 min; 35mm] Though Castle was advised to abandon his often costly stunts, STRAIT-JACKET has its stunt built right into the film – it stars Joan Crawford! In STRAIT-JACKET, Crawford plays Lucy, a woman recently released from a 20 year stretch in the More »
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Homicidal

Buy Tickets (1961) dir William Castle w/Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, Eugenie Leontovich [87 min; 35mm] When a small town justice of the peace is brutally murdered, an investigation into the crime unearths some disturbing family secrets. HOMICIDAL is a gender-bending thriller that takes obvious and gleeful inspiration from Hitchcock’s Psycho. If you can’t stand the More »
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13 Ghosts

Buy Tickets (1960) dir William Castle w/Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Miner, Rosemary DeCamp, Donald Woods [82 min; 35mm] In this B-movie ghostravaganza, a poor family inherits a rundown mansion from their loopy uncle – a mansion that contains a pack of 13 spirits and a hidden treasure to boot! Castle’s gimmick for 13 GHOSTS More »
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The Tingler

Buy Tickets (1959) dir William Castle w/Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman [82 min; DCP] Possibly Castle’s most well known film, THE TINGLER contains one of his most legendary publicity stunts. The film centers on a crackpot scientist (Price) who discovers that there is an unseen parasite in the human body that he dubs The More »
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The Visitor

Buy Tickets (1979) dir Michael J. Paradise w/Paige Conner, Joanne Nail, Lance Henriksen, John Huston, Glenn Ford, Shelley Winters, Sam Peckinpah [108 min; 35mm] THE VISITOR is a crypto-Christian parable about an 8-year-old girl who is – apparently – a great threat to humanity and must be destroyed by an intergalactic warrior played by John More »
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The Old Dark House

Buy Tickets (1963) dir William Castle w/Tom Poston, Robert Morley, Janette Scott [86 min; 35mm] An American car salesman in London (played by Tom Poston, best known for his roles on Mork & Mindy and Newhart) finds himself waylaid at a rundown mansion full of eccentric family members – with a murderer on the loose. More »
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