1972, Severin Films, 94 min, Italy/Spain, Dir: Sergio Martino

Adding an occult flavor to Italy’s giallo sub-genre, Sergio Martino diverged from the straight-razor serenade of Dario Argento’s black-gloved killers for this psychedelic nightmare. Undisputed giallo queen Edwige Fenech stars as Jane, who is plagued by recurring dreams of a knife-wielding maniac. When medication and psychotherapy fail to alleviate the visions, she turns to magic. But the black mass (conducted by Italian genre heavy Ivan Rassimov) backfires and her nightmares become all too real. Also featuring giallo regulars George Hilton and Susan Scott, ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK is a kaleidoscopic frenzy of murder and madness bathed in an acid-rock score by Bruno Nicolai.

2018, Universal, 109 min, USA, Dir: David Gordon Green

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. Master of horror John Carpenter executive produces and serves as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema’s current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum (GET OUT, SPLIT, THE PURGE, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY). Inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 shocker.

2018, 91 min, USA, Dir: Andre Gower

Though THE MONSTER SQUAD quickly vanished from theaters after its 1987 release, over the last three decades word-of-mouth has turned it into a cultural phenomenon. This new documentary takes an in-depth look into the film’s conception, response, cult status and revival. Through interviews with the cast, crew, screenwriters, directors, academics and original reviewers - as well as through never-before-seen footage - it turns the lens on an audience of self-proclaimed misfits who have kept THE MONSTER SQUAD alive for more than 30 years.

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