Corin Hardy Releases The Schedule For His Halloween Horrorthon 2022

Recent from directing the most recent collection of Gangs of London, horror aficionado and buddy of Empire, Corin Hardy (The NunThe Hallow), is internet hosting a Halloween horror weekend at The Image Home Cinema in Uckfield. Dubbing it the ‘Horrorthon’, he’s lined up a terrifying mixture of traditional horrors, a lot of that are celebrating landmark anniversaries – and there’s additionally an all-ages animated spook-fest that includes a Tim Burton double invoice, so smaller members of the family don’t really feel overlooked.

“Halloween is essential to me,” Hardy says. “I used to placed on an evening of horror motion pictures for my pals entitled ‘The Horrorthon’. This could usually happen in my bed room, then my dad and mom lounge and now, because of The Uckfield Image Home, I get to display my favorite Halloween motion pictures on the cinema with you!”

The weekend kicks off on Friday 28 October – right here’s the schedule in full.

The Misplaced Boys – Friday 28 October, 6:45pm

“Sleep all day. Celebration all evening. By no means develop previous. By no means die. It’s enjoyable to be a vampire.”

The poster quote may have been, and most probably was the one-line pitch for The Misplaced Boys – the definitive teenage vampire film of all time. Directed with rebellious candour by Joel Schumacher, it options an unbelievable ‘brat-pack’ solid together with Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patrick and Coreys Haim & Feldman. The Misplaced Boys mischievously inflects the legend of Peter Pan with an 80s dose of intercourse, medication and rock & roll vampire horror, balancing comedy, coming-of-age and depraved, generally graphic horror to exhilarating and unique impact. Incorporating spectacular and much-imitated particular make-up FX design, continuous quotable strains, ingenious cinematography and a really killer soundtrack of gothic hits, The Misplaced Boys is an actual should see on the massive display.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula – Friday 28 October, 9:10pm

“I’ve travelled oceans of time to seek out you”

Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula is the largest promoting e book of all time – other than The Bible. And Francis Ford Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula is actually essentially the most lavish cinematic rendition of the definitive vampire story. Coppola goes all out, combining splendidly ingenious, non-computer generated set design, Oscar successful particular FX make-up and lavish costumes to create a romantic, erotic, gothic horror that deliciously earns its 18 certificates. Starring Gary Oldman in a really iconic efficiency as the traditional lovesick vampire, alongside Keanu Reeves (Jonathan Harker), Winona Ryder (Mina Harker) and Anthony Hopkins because the deranged Van Helsing, Dracula, celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, is the proper film to assist kick off this yr’s Halloween Horrorthon!

Frankenweenie – Saturday 29 October, 10:30am

“While you lose somebody you like, they by no means actually depart you. They only transfer right into a particular place in your coronary heart.”

Frankenweenie is a stop-motion animated movie by visionary director Tim Burton; his homage to the story of Frankenstein and different traditional monster motion pictures. It’s also a remake of his personal quick movie of the identical title, regarding an oddball loner, Victor Frankenstein, and his beloved canine Sparky, who’s reanimated after a deadly accident claims his life. Frankenweenie options Burton’s individualistic trademark parts of mixing a robust, gothic-horror aesthetic with a heartfelt, tender and regularly humorous kids’s ‘horror’ story – it’s macabre, enjoyable and tremendous spooky. His movies are meticulously designed and crafted, and Frankenweenie isn’t any totally different, rendered in gloriously fashionable black and white.

The Corpse Bride ­– Saturday 29 October, 1:45pm

“A tragic story of romance, ardour, and a homicide most foul!”

The second within the Halloween Horrorthon Household Double-Invoice, The Corpse Bride is one other superbly macabre, darkish and fantastical world: a humorous and kooky model-animated characteristic movie directed by Tim Burton. When Victor (Johnny Depp), as a result of pre-wedding jitters, unintentionally locations his wedding ceremony ring on an previous, wizened tree department, he brings to life the Corpse Bride (Helena Bonham Carter) and should step into her undead world to determine precisely what he desires most.

Nosferatu ­­– Sunday 30 October, 3:30pm

One can solely think about what it will need to have been like to go to the cinema in 1922, through the early years of silent motion pictures, to witness one of many first horror movies of all time. This Horrorthon will have fun the 100thanniversary of Nosferatu, F.W. Murnau’s German Expressionistic interpretation of Rely Dracula (renamed ‘Rely Orlok’ for the German viewers and iconically performed by the menacing Max Schreck), with a stay piano accompaniment orchestrated within the cinema by Olivier Award-winning composer and conductor, Terry Davies. That is certain to be a critically distinctive Halloween expertise!

The Factor – Sunday 30 October, 8:30pm

“Man is the warmest place to cover”

John Carpenter’s The Factor is a remake of the 1951 Howard Hawks B-movie The Factor From One other World. It’s an modern and intense, superbly made creature characteristic ‘whodunnit’ set in Antarctica, and it’s also Corin Hardy’s favorite film of all time. It stars charismatic, grizzled Kurt Russell as Macready, a helicopter pilot who’s working with a crew of researchers once they uncover a parasitic organism buried beneath the ice. The movie options some unbelievable performances from its many ensemble character actors and explores themes of paranoia and belief as every of the boys fall sufferer to the terrifying human-assimilating monster hiding inside them. The particular results, make-up and creature FX (by younger genius Rob Bottin) had been ground-breaking in 1982 and are nonetheless a benchmark within the historical past of sensible FX and creature design. When you haven’t seen The Factor on the massive display earlier than, you’re in for a really monstrous deal with as we have fun its fortieth anniversary.

Poltergeist – Monday 31 October, 8:30pm

“They’re right here…”

Launched the identical yr as The Factor, director Tobe Hooper’s terrifying (and enjoyable) supernatural shocker Poltergeist took an all-American middle-class household residence setting, made well-known by the likes of Steven Spielberg, and haunted it with a nightmarish visitation within the guise of an invisible and malignant paranormal entity. Actually, the movie was produced by Spielberg and his manufacturing firm Amblin, who along with movies like JawsIndiana JonesShut Encounters Of The third Form and E.T. (additionally launched in 1982 – what a yr!), managed to keep up a scrumptious recipe that mixed an exciting cinematic rollercoaster journey with parts of horror, and in by no means stronger a concoction than right here. Celebrating it’s fortieth anniversary, Poltergeist is made to be seen within the cinema – the proper film to shut this yr’s Halloween Horrorthon!

Throughout the weekend, The Image Home Restaurant will probably be internet hosting the Horrorthon Bar, with spooky specials together with Corin’s personal scrumptious pumpkin soup and creepy cocktails. There are additionally free popcorn for punters sporting fancy costume, and the very best costume wins a Image Home voucher. When you’ve by no means caught these classics on the massive display beforehand, now’s your likelihood!

To e book tickets, go to, or telephone 01825 764909.

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