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Shocking Around the Clock in Bexley this Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden Shocking Around the Clock in Bexley this Weekend

The time has come again to test your mettle and stay up for 24 solid hours of blood spilling, victim-killing mayhem. Running from noon on Saturday, October 14 to noon(ish) on Sunday, October 15, Shock Around the Clock returns this weekend to Bexley’s Drexel Theatre, so gird your loins. Once again the brainchild of Bruce […]

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Nightmares Film Festival, Year 2 at Gateway Film Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Nightmares Film Festival, Year 2 at Gateway Film Center

Tis the season for scary movies, and Gateway Film Center has a whole slew of gifts for you. The Nightmares Film Festival—four days of festival-caliber indie horror and big-name genre premieres—returns for its second year October 19 – 22. Jason Tostevin, festival co-founder and programmer, sees big things for year two. “The word is out,” […]

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Overnight B-Movie Marathon Hits Gateway Film Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Overnight B-Movie Marathon Hits Gateway Film Center

If Halloween season is starting early this year, then its official kickoff is Dr. Bob Tesla’s 24 Hour Wild Eye Marathon at Gateway Film Center. An offshoot of the monthly midnight program Monster Movies with Dr. Bob, the 24-hour horror marathon runs from 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16 through midday Sunday, September 17, promising a […]

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Double Feature of 80s Nostalgia Comes to Town

Hope Madden Hope Madden Double Feature of 80s Nostalgia Comes to Town

Many a horror fan has a soft spot for those campy VHS-bound classics of the 80s. Mike McGraner—Emmy award winning director of Fritz the Nite Owl—certainly does. He’s indulging this interest with the monthly double feature series, Terror from the Eighties. “There is something about 80s horror specifically that keeps calling to me,” McGraner explains. […]

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Director William Lustig Visits Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Director William Lustig Visits Gateway

The charming Bill Lustig, recovering from a foot fracture, spent an evening of B-movie fun at Gateway Film Center this weekend. Lustig is best known for directing a slew of low budget horror and action films through the late 70s and 80s. This beloved output includes the Maniac Cop series, two of which screened with the […]

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Nightmares Film Festival Comes to Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Nightmares Film Festival Comes to Gateway

Who wants to be scared? ‘Tis the season, after all, and the Gateway Film Center has a Halloween lineup aimed at those ready to celebrate. Their Nightmares Film Festival runs from Thursday, October 20 through Sunday, October 23 and promises “the world’s premier program of horrific, dreadful and weird movies.” The brainchild of GFC President […]

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Evil Dead Trilogy Featured at The Drexel on Saturday

Hope Madden Hope Madden Evil Dead Trilogy Featured at The Drexel on Saturday

You’ve heard of Christmas in July. Why not Halloween in August? Bruce Bartoo and Joe Neff are ready to celebrate with Shock-o-Rama. The fun-size version of their Halloween treat Shock Around the Clock – an annual horror movie marathon held at the Drexel theatre – Shock-o-Rama is an overnight triple bill of horror that promises […]

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