Haunted Movie Series: Hocus Pocus

Salem, MA, Hocus Pocus

Magic 106.7 hosts weekly movie nights in October on Salem Common.

300 years after the Sanderson Sisters were executed for witchcraft in Salem, MA, the trio is brought back to the living world by Max, teenager lighting the mysterious black flame candle within the witches’ house. It’s up to Max, along with the help of friend Alison and sister Dani, to spend their Halloween night fighting to put an end to the Sanderson Sisters for good.

Movie starts at 6:00 PM, other entertainment will be available on Salem Common beginning at 2:00 PM

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Salem, MA, Rocky Horror Picture Show

Visit CinemaSalem for a showing of popular cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show with live shadow cast by the Teseracte Players of Boston! Show starts at 11:59 pm.

Tickets ($10) may be purchased in advance at CinemaSalem.com. (Film is rated R).

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named ‘Rocky.’

Haunted Grace Presents: “The Phantom of the Opera” (1922)

Haunted Grace is back with another year of silent films from the 20’s, underscored by chilling LIVE organ music enveloping our darkened Gothic sanctuary!
The Phantom of the Opera (1922): October 21, 7:30pm. The original, with Lon Chaney as The Phantom. From his lair in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House, a deformed “patron of the arts” kidnaps, murders and creates chaos in his quest to make the woman of his obsession a star. Run time 94 minutes.
Nosferatu (1925): October 28, 7:30pm. Max Schreck as The Count. A controversial adaptation of the Bram Stoker novel “Dracula”, the horror film standard filmed in the villages and castles of Germany. All the vampires, bats, coffins, blood and suspense you can handle. Run time 101 minutes.
Organist Ryan Patten, former Director of Music at Grace Church, reprises his creative improvisations to make these silent movies come alive (and give you goose bumps!).

Tickets ($35 for the series or $20 each) at the door or online.

 

 

 

Haunted Movie Series: ParaNorman

Magic 106.7 hosts weekly movie nights in October on Salem Common.

ParaNorman, starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse follows a young boy who finds himself caught in a local curse upon realizing that he can speak to the dead. Film debuted in 2012 and is rated PG.

Movie starts at 6:00 PM, other entertainment will be available on Salem Common beginning at 2:00 PM.

“Fright Night” Film Screening

Charley Brewster enjoys the rather simple life of a 17-year-old horror fan. He watches the movies, and really digs the late-nite horror show, “Fright Night.” But things start to get a little strange when two guys move in next door. They spend a lot of time alone together, and seem to be quite… close with each other.

This screening is part of a double feature with Let the Right One In. Musical performance by Salem Wolves.

Film is presented as part of Salem Horror Fest. For more information or to purchase tickets ($13+) see SalemHorror.com.

“Let the Right One In” Film Screening

Part vampire movie, part coming-of-age film, Tomas Alfredson’s Let the Right One In is a refreshing visit to an otherwise well trod genre. A young teen, frequently the target of schoolyard bullies, makes a new friend in a mysterious neighbor who has just moved in next door, in what Roger Ebert called “the best modern vampire movie.”

This screening is part of a double feature with Fright Night. Musical performance by Salem Wolves.

Film is presented as part of Salem Horror Fest. For more information or to purchase tickets ($13+) see SalemHorror.com.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Salem, MA, Rocky Horror Picture Show

Visit CinemaSalem for a showing of popular cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show with live shadow cast by the Teseracte Players of Boston! Show starts at 11:59 pm.

Tickets ($10) may be purchased in advance at CinemaSalem.com. (Film is rated R).

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named ‘Rocky.’

“Videodrome” Film Screening

Director David Cronenberg serves up this chilling and surreal gauge at media consumption. James Woods stars as Max Renn, President of a Canadian UHF television station known for its outrageous programming. After coming across a disturbing broadcast from far away, Renn is inspired to deliver high levels of violence to his viewers in ways previously unimagined.

Film is presented as part of Salem Horror Fest. For more information or to purchase tickets see SalemHorror.com.

“Halloween 3: Season of the Witch” Film Screening

Somewhat of a departure from the slasher genre and Halloween franchise canon, though nonetheless produced by John Carpenter and Debra Hill. Season of the Witch delves into the supernatural as terror takes root in the themes of commercialism, media manipulation, and the superstitions and traditions of All Hallows Eve.

Film is presented as part of Salem Horror Fest. For more information or to purchase tickets ($13+) see SalemHorror.com.

Haunted Movie Series: Casper

Magic 106.7 hosts weekly movie nights in October on Salem Common.

Casper starring Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, and Cathy Moriarty, follows a paranormal investigator and his daughter on a trip to an abandoned house with a few frightful (but one friendly) ghosts. Film debuted in 1995 and is rated PG.

Movie starts at 6:00 PM, other entertainment will be available on Salem Common beginning at 2:00 PM.

The Horror Show: Live Podcast

The Horror Show, hosted by Sean and Joe, are two childhood friends that discuss the horror movies you love as well as the ones you love to hate each and every week. The Horror Show’s goal is to “make horror a threat again” by weaving their specific brand of comedy and personal anecdotes into their weekly reviews and discussions about movies across the genre.

Whether it’s watching every Tobe Hooper movie ever made or trying to make sense of movies like Rumpelstiltskin and Poultrygeist, The Horror Show gives every movie a fair shot at being picked on. “The Horror Show captures the essence of horror talk in a way that few mediums can, offering levity and hilarity every week as they run through genre history.” – Shane Seymour. FANGORIA, Issue 347

Event is presented as part of Salem Horror Fest. For more information or to purchase tickets ($10) see SalemHorror.com.

“Cruising” Film Screening

Al Pacino stars in this controversial crime thriller from 1980. When human remains begin washing up in the Hudson River, the NYPD sends an undercover officer to investigate a string of murders in the Meatpacking District, in which gay men are targeted specifically.

Film is presented as part of Salem Horror Fest. For more information or to purchase tickets ($13+) see SalemHorror.com.

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