The popular local horror film series “Thursday Night Terrors” returns for season “8.5” with a trio of movies plus a special Tuesday night screening featuring an in-person appearance by actress Lynn Lowry.
"Terrors" opens July 15 with "Funhouse,” director Tobe Hooper's 1981 film about a group of teens who get trapped in a carnival fun house with a killer.
July 22, "Maximum Overdrive" (1986). Stephen King wrote and directed “Maximum Overdrive” based off his short story "Trucks" about what happens when inanimate objects come to life.
July 29, "Prom Night" (1980). Jamie Lee Curtis and Leslie Nielsen star in a slasher film about a killer seeking vengeance on prom night.
Tuesday night special
Actress Lynn Lowry will be on hand for a “Terrors” special event at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 featuring a screening of David Cronenberg’s film debut “Shivers.” The 1975 horror film is about parasites that infect residents of a high-rise and turn them homicidal sex addicts. Lowry will introduce the movie, participate in a post-film Q&A, sign autographs and take pictures with fans. In addition to "Shivers," she also starred in George A. Romero's "The Crazies" and "I Drink Your Blood." Tickets are $10.