The Hudson Horror Show returns to Poughkeepsie, NY, on November 16, and this installment of the event is bringing some truly iconic Kurt Russell films as well as some forgotten gems.
Headlined by Russell’s classics Escape From New York and The Thing, this edition of Hudson Horror Show may end up being the best one yet. In addition to those two films, you’ll also get Invasion of the Bee Girls and Horror Express as well as a fifth “mystery” film which won’t be announced until the day of the show.
The last event completely sold out so if you’re interested in attending, we’d recommend you get yourself moving and order your tickets today. Plus, yours truly will be there hosting and handing out goodies!
From the Press Release
Hudson Horror Show is proud to announce our full lineup for the Hudson Valley’s horror and exploitation film festival, Hudson Horror Show. HHS #8 will be on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Silver Cinemas South Hills 8 in Poughkeepsie, NY. Doors open at 12 noon, and the show starts at 1PM.
Headliner #1 is the 1981 sci-fi/action classic Escape From New York. John Carpenter directed one of the most amazing genre casts ever featuring Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasance, Isaac Hayes, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Lee Van Cleef and of course Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken, who we all heard was dead.
Headliner #2 is the 1982 horror/sci-fi thrill ride John Carpenter’s The Thing. Carpenter and Russell teamed up again for one of the scariest films ever made, which boasts amazing creature and special effects from Rob Bottin. Thirty years after both Carpenter classics were originally released, we are thrilled to present these movies the way they were meant to be seen: off real 35mm film!
If the alien from The Thing doesn’t scare the pants off you, well, you just might want to take your pants off anyway for Invasion of the Bee Girls. Starring cult film icon William Smith (Red Dawn, Grave of the Vampire) and the beautiful Anitra Ford (Big Bird Cage), this sci-fi/horror/exploitation hybrid has the sexiest murdering space aliens ever seen. With a fun script written by Nicholas Meyer (who later wrote and directed Star Trek II and Star Trek VI), Invasion of the Bee Girls is one of the best “B” movies ever made.
Next stop is Poughkeepsie for the runaway train that is the Horror Express! Starring Christopher Lee, Telly Savalas and Peter Cushing, this British/Spanish co-production mixes the Goth trappings of Hammer Studios with the blood and sexiness of Euro cult films. If you only see one movie with a frozen ape monster that shoots laser beams from his eyes and turns people into zombies while on a train, Horror Express is it!
The fifth movie for the show will be a Mystery Horror Movie! No kidding around this time. It won’t be blaxploitation or a giant monster movie; it’s a full on horror movie. But you’ll have to come to the show to find out what it is!
Our last show was a complete sell out, and tickets for this show are already selling faster than ever before. Don’t miss it; get your tickets now! Advance tickets are just $26.00. If any tickets remain the day of show, they will be available for $30.00, cash only. As always we’ll have vendors selling toys, DVD’s, t-shirts and all other merchandise. If you are interested in being a vendor, or if you have a question about the show, visit the official website and shoot us an email.
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