Films that do more than bump in the night!


Horror Fest at the Somerville


Starting Oct 12 and running through Oct 31, the Somerville Theatre and Garen Daly present a collection of new, old, and even schlocky horror films all designed to evoke fear and perhaps laughter.

Starting on Saturday October 12th with a mini-marathon of horror and sci-fi, the festival has films from 1920 to 2013. The 1920 film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, will be shown with live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis. The festival will wrap on Halloween with two of the best modern horror films, William Friedkin’s THE EXORCIST and Kathryn Bigelow’s ground breaking NEAR DARK.

Tickets are $10 for individual shows and are available at the Somerville Theatre box office or on line at the theatre’s website.

Below are the films and their scheduled times. For additional information please contact Ian Judge at the Somerville Theatre 617-625-4088 or Garen Daly at 603-593-3610.

Saturday October 12 Noon to Midnight! 9 Films! One Price – $35!
WestworldPlanet of the ApesCabinet of Dr Caligari
(w/live music) • TremorsForbidden PlanetDr CyclopsThe Invisible Man Forbidden PlanetAdventures of Buckaroo Banzai

BAD MILO Sun 10/13 @ 8 pm
(2013) In this allegorical gore romp, Duncan’s stress manifests itself as a demon who pops out of his butt. Embrace your inner demon. Oh, yeah, pretty good cast too. Directed by Jacob Vaughan.

NIGHT MONSTER Mon 10/14 @ 8 pm & Wed 10/16 @ 10 pm
(2013) Premiere A dimension traveling Civil War slave lives by sucking the energy out of serial killers. When he saves an 18-year-old, a new, perilous journey begins. Director: Edgar Michael Bravo

(2012) Estranged antiques collector inherits a house with lingering spirit Directed by Rodrigo Gudiño of Rue Morgue fame.

APPARITIONAL Wed 10/16@ 8 pm
(2013) East Coast Premiere A reality TV show on ghosts gets more than they bargained for. Great cast includes Dee Wallace. Directed by Andrew P. Jones

THE CHANGLING Thu 10/17 @ 8 pm
(1980) Award winner! George C Scott is staying at a secluded historical mansion when he finds his life being haunted by the presence of something sinister. Crisp! Intelligent! Chilling!.

GINGER SNAPS Thu 10/17 @ 10 pm
(2000) Award Winner! Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.

HAUNTER Sun 10/27 8:00 pm
(2013) Boston Premiere. Abigail Breslin stars in this moody chiller from the director of Splice & The Cube. A teenaged ghost reaches out from the grave to save an innocent from suffering her fate

Argento’s DRACULA in 3D Mon-Wed 10/28 – 30 @ 8 pm
(2012) Boston Theatrical Premiere. Dario Argento, the master of Italian horror, returns with a classic retelling of a dentrified gentleman with a hemocentric diet and a taste for comely women. Shot in & shown in 3D. Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner) is Van Helsing.

NEAR DARK Thu 10/31 @ 10 pm
(1987) Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘finger lickin’ good’ vampire flick about a small town boy, a roving band of vampires and one nasty ass bar scene.

THE EXORCIST Thu 10/31 @ 8 pm
(1973) William Friedkin’s take on Blatty’s book is THE definitive horror film. Everything else is compared to it. See it w few hundred of your closest friends.