HOLIDAYS OF HORROR PART 5: BLOOD RAGE & BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974)

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Showings

Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 1 Fri, Nov 18 10:00 PM

Description

Retro Picture Show

HOLIDAYS OF HORROR PART 5 (35mm Double Feature)

Friday, November 18th at 10:00 PM

Members $18 | Public $22

Retro Picture Show presents BLOOD RAGE and BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974). Both shown from 35mm film prints on Friday, November 18th at 10:00 PM.

BLOOD RAGE (1987)

U.S. | 82 mins | Dir. John Grissmer | 35mm

"Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without a viewing of BLOOD RAGE."

- Joseph A. Ziemba, BLEEDING SKULL!

Todd and Terry are twin bros with twin problems – namely, one of them is an axe-wielding maniac! After a literal drive-in massacre, Todd is blamed for the carnage and institutionalized, while Terry goes free. Ten years later, Todd escapes from an asylum on Thanksgiving, aka it’s time for blood to raaaaage!! Produced by whip-smart filmmaker Maryanne Kantor, directed by John Grissmer (SCALPEL), and shot in Florida, BLOOD RAGE is what happens when you combine Thanksgiving, 1970s TV star Louise Lasser, a killer synth score, and the most unbelievable gore effects in all of slasherdom, courtesy Ed French (TERMINATOR 2). Just remember, “It’s not cranberry sauce!”

Still from BLOOD RAGE (1987)

BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974)

Canada | 98 mins | Dir. Bob Clark | 35mm

Black Christmas is a stark and stylish exercise in suspense that turns everyone's favorite time of year inside out. Olivia Hussey and Margot Kidder star as two among an ill-fated handful of sorority sisters celebrating the season and semester's end when an obscene phone call interrupts the festivities. The caller rings off with a death threat, which proves all too real. Is the killer a brilliant music student (Keir Dullea) who has gotten one of the women pregnant? No one is sure. And no one can stop the deadly calls preceding the attacks.

Promotional still for BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974)