Easily one of the best film festivals in upstate New York, the Hudson Horror Show will be rearing its ugly head once again as the seventh installment of the event will be held at the Silver Cinemas in Poughkeepsie, NY on June 8. And what a lineup they have!
Headlined by a 20th anniversary screening of Army of Darkness, the lineup for Hudson Horror Show is, as fans of the event would expect, a combination of the classic and obscure in horror and sci-fi. Advance tickets can be purchased for just $26 on the official Hudson Horror Show website and you can ‘like’Hudson Horror Show on Facebook and followHudson Horror Show on Twitter (@HudsonHorror).
From the Press Release
Listen up you primitive screw heads! The greatest horror and exploitation film festival in the Hudson Valley, Hudson Horror Show, returns to the famed Silver Cinemas South Hills 8 in Poughkeepsie, New York on Saturday, June 8th, 2013! This show is lucky number seven and it will feature five full length classic genre films along with shorts and drive-in style trailers, all on rare 35mm film prints!
As the saying goes, either you are in, or you are in the way! Well, Pope Benedict is out and in his honor we are proud to present the Hudson Valley premiere screening of Gone with the Pope! Duke Mitchell, who directed and starred in the legendary Massacre Mafia Style, also stars and directs this similarly themed but seldom screened exploitation flick. The film was thought to be ‘lost’ as it was made in the 70’s, but not released until 2010! The discovered film was put together by the great folks at Grindhouse Releasing (including Academy Award winner Bob Murawski) and garnered rave reviews. This screening will be the first time Gone with the Pope has ever played in the Hudson Valley.
Reaction to the trailer at our last show was so over whelming, we had to find the full-length feature of the monster movie classic, Infra-Man! Starring Danny Lee from John Woo’s The Killer and featuring a pack of Asian monsters that specialize in Kung Fu, Infra-Man (also known as Super Infra-Man) is a 70’s drive in schlocktacular from the legendary Shaw Brothers. Ok, maybe it’s not a classic, but I guarantee you that you will be entertained by the sheer insanity of it all!
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D recently made the rounds in all its modern glory, so in its wake, Hudson Horror is proud to present the very best of the TCM sequels, Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2! Starring Hollywood icon Dennis Hopper and cult film legend Bill Moseley as Chop Top, TCM2 is by far the most beloved of the Chainsaw sequels and reinventions. Who would want to miss the chainsaw duel between Dennis Hopper and Leatherface? Be sure to be at Hudson Horror 7 to view a rare screening of this unrated 35mm print.
Speaking of reboots, the Evil Dead remake is upon us. While this new Evil Dead doesn’t feature an Ash, we can revel in the insanity of Bruce Campbell’s biggest battle against the Deadites in Army of Darkness! I’m sure many Hudson Horror devotees didn’t catch the final entry in the original Evil Dead trilogy theatrically in 1993 and as such we are overjoyed to present this 20th Anniversary screening of Sam Raimi’s Army of Darkness.
In addition to the films above, we’ll have a fifth mystery movie.. What could it be? An 80’s slasher? A slice of 70’s sleaze? How about a Hammer flick? Be there and find out! Besides the five movies, we’ll be showing vintage drive in trailers, we’ll have vendors selling horror merchandise, and there will be door prizes, trivia contests and so much more. We’ll see you on June 8, 2013 for Hudson Horror Show 7!
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