Ghouls, ghosts and vampires find new home at The Royal Cinema
Halloween comes out to play in The Royal Cinema’s October lineup
September 29, 2014, TORONTO – In their continued dedication to bringing audiences entertaining, timely film, The Royal Cinema (608 College St.) presents their 2014 Halloween heavy October lineup. Along with these festive favourites, The Royal also proudly presents the first run of Kite (2014) and A Thousand Times Goodnight (2013). Featuring a presentation of audience favourites, The Royal Cinema’s spook-tacular lineup includes matinees of The Monster Squad (1987) and Beetlejuice (1988) throughout the month along with Halloween themed features in the days leading up to Halloween itself.
These features include: Roman Polanski’s terrifyingly sublime Rosemary’s Baby (1968) ; Dario Argento’s giallo classic The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) on 35mm; The Carrier (1988) presented byLASERBLAST Video Nights; and the 80’s creature slasher film Neon Maniacs (1986) on 35 mm.
The monthlong Halloween celebration will culminate in a triple bill on Oct. 31 including Tobe Hooper’s suburban horror classic Poltergeist (1982), the kung fu ghouls of Mr. Vampire III (1987) and dead dates banging on your door in Night of the Creeps (1986).
The Royal invites movie-goers to get their fill of monsters, ghosts, goblins and seasonal horror at their hub for Halloween where beer, wine and candy will be served. Tickets are available for purchase starting at $10 for adults (matinees/late nights $8), $8 for students and seniors (matinees/late nights $6) and $5 for children under 14.
Year round complimentary VIP passes are available to the media upon request.
The full October lineup includes:
1st run titles:
Opening Friday, October 3, 2014
A Thousand Times Goodnight (2013)
Opening Friday, October 24, 2014
2nd run titles:
The F Word (2014)
Opening Friday, October 3, 2014
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Opening Saturday, October 11, 2014
20,000 Days on Earth (2014)
Opening Sunday, October 19, 2014
Special programming includes:
Black Museum presents:
Playtime is Over: Killer Dolls, Marionettes & Automatons in Horror Cinema
Wednesday, October 8 at 9:00 p.m.
Spectacular Optical presents:
KID POWER! Book Launch with screening of The Bad News Bears (1976)
Saturday, October 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
Monday, October 27, 9:00 p.m.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Tuesday, October 28, 9:00 p.m.
Neon Maniacs (1986)
Thursday, October 30, 9:30 p.m.
Friday, October 31, 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Vampire III (1987)
Friday, October 31, 9:00 p.m.
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Friday, October 31, 11:00pm.
About The Royal
Originally built in 1939, The Royal Cinema is a historic Art Moderne movie house located in the heart of Toronto’s Little Italy. Following extensive upgrades and renovations, the 480-seat indie/art house theatre is also a digitally equipped event venue suited for live concerts, screenings, film festivals, corporate events, multimedia exhibition and more. For more information visit: www.theroyal.to
Theatre D Digital
During the daytime, Theatre D operates out of The Royal as a film and television post-production studio. The main theatre becomes a Dolby-approved 5.1 mix room and four picture editing suites are located upstairs. Esteemed Canadian directors such as Atom Egoyan (Chloe, Adoration), Deepa Mehta (Heaven on Earth), Bruce McDonald (The Husband), Sarah Polley (Stories We Tell) and Kari Skogland (Stone Angel) have mixed and/or edited their projects there. For more information visit:http://theatred.com