SPOOKY SEASON | 35mm | Sunday, October 1 at 3:30pm | The amazing 1984 fantasy is a generation-traumatizing classic, featuring such nightmares as the Swamp of Sadness, Sphinx Gate, and The Nothing.
SPOOKY SEASON | Monday, October 2 at 7:30pm | Guillermo Del Toro’s third film features the writer/director’s signature mix of creepy atmosphere, melancholy history, and fantastic special effects in this “Spanish Gothic” tale of a haunted orphanage.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES x SPOOKY SEASON | Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30pm | Vicaria is a brilliant teenager who believes death is a disease that can be cured. After the brutal murder of her brother, she embarks on a dangerous journey to bring him back to life, injecting the classic “Frankenstein” story with fresh innovation and social relevance.
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND X SPOOKY SEASON | Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 8pm | Edgar Wright’s 2007 action-comedy about a skilled London police officer (Simon Pegg) transferred to a village where the easygoing officers object to his fervor for regulations, as a string of grisly murders strikes the town.
STAFF PICKS x SPOOKY SEASON | Monday, October 9 at 7:15pm | Don’t read anything about this, don’t watch the trailer, just prepare for a ride that’s one million times wilder than what you’re expecting. Picked by the entire Little staff!
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND x SPOOKY SEASON | Friday, October 13 at 8pm | Jason Voorhees is accidentally freed from his watery prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND x SPOOKY SEASON | Saturday, October 14 at 8pm | A ragtag group in Pennsylvania barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a horde of flesh-eating ghouls. George A. Romero’s film completely redefined the modern zombie genre, and remains as affecting, influential, and terrifying today as it did in 1968.
SPOOKY SEASON | Monday, October 16 at 7:30pm | A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences in Ari Aster’s directorial debut from A24. Starring Toni Collette.
HIGH FALLS WOMEN IN FILM x SPOOKY SEASON | Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30pm | Valeria’s joy at becoming a first-time mother is quickly taken away when she’s cursed by a sinister entity. As danger closes in, she’s forced deeper into a chilling world of dark magic that threatens to consume her.
SPOOKY SEASON | Thursday, October 19 at 7:30pm | Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, the famous horror hostess Elvira battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake, in this campy, 80s horror-comedy.
SPOOKY SEASON | Friday, October 20 at 7:30pm In David Lynch’s 1977 feature debut, Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND x SPOOKY SEASON | 35mm | Saturday, October 21 at 8pm | When teenagers see a comet crash outside their sleepy small town, they discover a pack of murderous alien circus clowns, hellbent on harvesting and eating people in bloody rampage. Goofy, inspired, and filled with imaginative creatures and special effects, this cult classic is more fun than a cotton-candy cocoon.
SPOOKY SEASON | Sunday, October 22 at 3:30pm | Scheming demon brothers Wendell (Keegan-Michael Key) and Wild (Jordan Peele) enlist the aid of 13-year-old Kat — a tough teen with a load of guilt — to summon them to the Land of the Living.
WXXI CLASSICAL PRESENTS x SPOOKY SEASON | Sunday, October 22 at 7pm | A barber (Johnny Depp) returns to Victorian London after wrongful imprisonment by Judge Turpin (Alan Rickman). Now mad, seeking revenge, and calling himself Sweeney Todd, he joins meat-pie shop owner Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter) in finding a way to simultaneously satisfy his bloodlust and her need for cheaper pie filling.
SPOOKY SEASON | Monday, October 23 at 7:30pm | A former circus artist escapes from a mental hospital to rejoin his armless mother–the leader of a strange religious cult–and is forced to enact brutal murders in her name as he becomes “her arms”.