Sun October 31, 2021 4:00 PM

Amy Nicholson Presents CREEPSHOW

$8.00 (member) ; $13.00 (general admission)

Los Feliz 3 | Halloween costume party

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  • RELEASED IN: 1982
  • 120 MINUTES
  • DIRECTED BY: GEORGE ROMERO

ABOUT THE FILM

There hadn’t been a lot of anthology movies when the George Romero/Stephen King collaboration CREEPSHOW, a film inspired by classic EC horror comics, debuted in 1982; in comparison to the sober, big-budget thrills of POLTERGEIST and THE THING, the Romero/King effort was a refreshing blast of B-movie fun, low on budget and ambition but with a surprisingly good cast: Hal Holbrook, E.G. Marshall, Ted Danson, Leslie Nielsen, Ed Harris, Fritz Weaver and King himself. “The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill,” the segment with King (as an incredibly stupid farmer), is probably the most memorable even though it’s a short vignette compared with the others – it’s a deft takeoff of THE BLOB and a riff on those moronic victims in ’50s sci-fi movies who always want to be first in line to check out that strange light coming from over the next rise.

FORMAT: 35mm

DISTRIBUTOR: Warner Bros.