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Critic’s Choice Cinema Presents Screen Screams in October

Extremely pleased to announce the extension of our CRITIC’S CHOICE CINEMA IN THE CROWN at the Carolina Theatre into October with a horror series we’re calling SCREEN SCREAMS. Mondays will showcase 3 top-shelf Hammer films and Wednesdays will unleash a … Continue reading

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Hands of the Ripper (Peter Sasdy, 1971)

“Sumptuous as a Merchant-Ivory production and savage as one of George Romero’s zombie movies, Hands of the Ripper mixes the strain of psychological horror evident in Hammer’s filmography (Scream of Fear, for example) with the increasingly graphic levels of gore … Continue reading

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Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter (Brian Clemens, 1974)

“By the early 1970s, Hammer Film Productions’ flagship Dracula and Frankenstein franchises were suffering from a severe case of enervation—a certain bloodlessness, if you will. One tack taken by Hammer was to open up production facilities to non-studio talent with … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: June 7 – 9

Black Narcissus (Michael Powell, 1947) – 5/5 One of the great exemplars of Technicolor cinematography (provided by Jack Cardiff, who also lensed Powell’s equally ravishing follow-up The Red Shoes [1948]) – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A … Continue reading

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