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Hocus Pocus

Sunday, Oct. 28

Hocus Pocus had a decent enough first release, but really found new life on television and home video in the years after its initial run in theaters. There’s always room for a fun-loving, friendly Halloween

Sunday, October 28

2:00pm
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The Cat and the Canary

Friday, Oct. 26

A touchstone of the early days of horror films, The Cat and the Canary is an expressionist and dreamlike vision of a woman trying to survive a night in a terrifying (and possibly poltergeisted) mansion

Friday, October 26

7:30pm
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The Slumber Party Massacre

Thursday, Oct. 25

Tampa Theatre, in conjunction with ZaZu Productions, LLC, presents a special “Nightmare on Franklin Street” Pajama Party, featuring the 1982 classic The Slumber Party Massacre – one of the first horror films written and directed

Thursday, October 25

7:30pm
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An American Werewolf in London

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Writer/director John Landis wrote his first draft for An American Werewolf in London in 1969, at the age of just eighteen. Twelve years later, after three enormous hits (Kentucky Fried Movie, Animal House and The

Wednesday, October 24

9:30pm
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Teen Wolf

Wednesday, Oct. 24

You know how you hear people talk about movie stars having “it?” That unnameable, ungraspable something that makes some people big stars and keeps other people small? You know if someone has “it” the first

Wednesday, October 24

7:00pm
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Hereditary

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Last year, when we showed The Babadook, we said “parenthood is scary.” And it is, but it turns out being parented is pretty dang scary too. Look, Hereditary is the kind of movie that’s best

Tuesday, October 23

8:30pm
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A Quiet Place

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Examined under a certain light, A Quiet Place seems like more gimmick than movie. It’s certainly an easy plot to explain: a family is pursued by monstrous creatures with hypersensitive hearing that attack anything that

Tuesday, October 23

6:00pm
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Eaten Alive

Monday, Oct. 22

So the thing about Psycho is: if you don’t already know what the Bates Motel is, the building itself is pretty unassuming. There’s a spooky house nearby where the creepy owner lives, but that’s no

Monday, October 22

9:00pm
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Psycho

Monday, Oct. 22

Psycho is based on a book of the same name by Robert Bloch. During its writing, Bloch was living 35 miles away from real-life murderer Ed Gein, a serial killer who flayed his victims in

Monday, October 22

6:00pm
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Hotel Transylvania

Monday, Oct. 22

Everybody needs a vacation now and then. Doesn’t matter how much you love your job, sometimes you just need to get away from everything for a while. Especially when you’re under threat of persecution by

Monday, October 22

3:00pm