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NY: Vampires of the ’90s and much more at Yonkers Drafthouse Cinema this month

Monday, October 2, 2017 | Events, News


The Halloween celebration takes place all October long at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Yonkers, NY. Screen bloodsuckers of the 1990s, 3D thrillers old and new and many more will be showcased, many in 35mm; read on for the full lineup.

The schedule of scary stuff at the Yonkers Drafthouse (2548 Central Park Avenue) is as follows:

Monday, October 2: Neil Jordan’s INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE (pictured) in 35mm at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 3: Free Victory screening of Wes Craven’s VAMPIRE IN BROOKLYN in 35mm at 7 p.m.; Gilbert Adler’s TALES FROM THE CRYPT: BORDELLO OF BLOOD at 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 4: Roman Polanski’s THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS hosted by author Katie Skelly at 7 p.m.; HABIT with writer/director Larry Fessenden in person at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 5: Jean Rollin’s THE NUDE VAMPIRE (new restoration) at 7:30 p.m.; Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez’s THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT in 35mm with actor Michael C. Williams at 9:30 p.m.

Friday, October 6: Chris Peckover’s BETTER WATCH OUT (hosted by yours truly) at 10 p.m.

Saturday, October 7: Chris Butler and Sam Fell’s PARANORMAN in 3D at noon

Sunday, October 8: Paul Leder’s A*P*E in 3D at 3 p.m.; Drew Goddard’s THE CABIN IN THE WOODS with beer dinner at 6 p.m.; Alexandre Aja’s PIRANHA 3D at 9 p.m.

Monday, October 9: Double feature of Francis Ford Coppola’s BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA and Mel Brooks’ DRACULA: DEAD AND LOVING IT in 35mm at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 10: Alfred Hitchcock’s FRENZY at 7 p.m.; John Carpenter’s VAMPIRES in 35mm at 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 11: Jörg Buttgereit’s NEKROMANTIK (HD restoration) at 7:30 p.m.; Curt McDowell’s THUNDERCRACK! at 9:15 p.m. (adults only)

Thursday, October 12: Double feature of Jacques Tourneur’s CAT PEOPLE (new digital restoration) and Paul Schrader’s CAT PEOPLE (35mm) at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 13: Kevin Maher Geeks Out About Stephen King at 7:30 p.m.; James Isaac’s JASON X in 35mm at 10 p.m.

Saturday, October 14: Adam Green’s VICTOR CROWLEY at 7:15 p.m.; Sam Raimi’s EVIL DEAD II in 35mm at 10 p.m.

Sunday, October 15: Jack Arnold’s CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (new 3D restoration) at 2 p.m.; Andrew Leavold’s THE SEARCH FOR WENG WENG with director Andrew Leavold at 4:30 p.m.; double feature of Tobe Hooper’s LIFEFORCE (35mm) and Mario Bava’s PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES (new 4K restoration) at 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 16: Kathryn Bigelow’s NEAR DARK in 35mm at 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 17: John S. Robertson’s silent DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE with score by The Invincible Czars at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 18: Wes Craven’s THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT uncut in 35mm at 7:30 p.m.; Massimo Dallamano’s WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO SOLANGE? at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 19: Tyler MacIntyre’s TRAGEDY GIRLS (hosted by yours truly) at 7:30 p.m.; Video Vortex: Doug Robertson’s HAUNTEDWEEN at 9:30 p.m.

Friday, October 20: Nobuhiko Ohbayashi’s HAUSU in 35mm at 7:30 p.m.; Jim Sharman’s THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Movie Party at 10 p.m.

Saturday, October 21: Rob Letterman’s GOOSEBUMPS with exclusive intro by R.L. Stine at 1 p.m.; Dismember the Alamo five-movie show in 35mm at 3 p.m.

Sunday, October 22: Andre De Toth’s HOUSE OF WAX in 3D at 2 p.m.; Herbert L. Strock’s GOG in 3D at 4:30 p.m.; Temple of Schlock: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi’s WOLF GUY (new restoration) at 9:30 p.m.

Monday, October 23: Mario Bava’s KILL, BABY…KILL! (new restoration) at 7 p.m.; John Landis’ INNOCENT BLOOD in 35mm at 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 24: Dario Argento’s THE STENDHAL SYNDROME (new restoration) at 9 p.m.

Wednesday, October 25: Stan Winston’s PUMPKINHEAD with Dogfish Head Brewery in 35mm at 7:30 p.m.; George Barry’s DEATH BED: THE BED THAT EATS at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 26: Edgar Wright’s SHAUN OF THE DEAD (with new Mondo T-shirt) at 7 p.m.; Robert Rodriguez’s FROM DUSK TILL DAWN in 35mm at 9:30 p.m. (both hosted by yours truly)

Friday, October 27: Double feature of Stephen Norrington’s BLADE and Guillermo del Toro’s BLADE II in 35mm at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 28: Gil Kenan’s MONSTER HOUSE in 3D at 12 noon; George A. Romero’s THE CRAZIES (new restoration) at 8 p.m.

Sunday, October 29: Jim Gillespie’s I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER in 35mm at 8 p.m.; George A. Romero’s SEASON OF THE WITCH at 10 p.m.

Monday, October 30: John Carpenter’s THE THING (with new Mondo T-shirt) in 35mm at 7 p.m.; Joe Bob Briggs Presents: THE SENTINEL in 35mm at 10 p.m.

Tuesday, October 31: George A. Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (new 4K restoration) at 7:30 p.m.; Peter Jackson’s DEAD ALIVE with Rushing Duck Brewing Co. in 35mm at 9:30 p.m.

For more information and to pre-order tickets, head over to the Drafthouse’s website.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).