A NIGHT OF UNBRIDLED CINEMATIC MADNESS!

Posted by Joe on August 21, 2017

SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK


The 9th Annual Ohio 24-Hour Horror Marathon
AT THE DREXEL THEATER (2254 E. MAIN ST., COLUMBUS, OHIO)
NOON, OCTOBER 14 - NOON OCTOBER 15

A NIGHT OF UNBRIDLED CINEMATIC MADNESS! A HEART-STOPPING PLUNGE INTO YOUR NIGHTMARES! It's.....SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK - The 9th Annual Ohio 24-Hour Horror Marathon!

Nine times the horror! Nine times the fright! SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK returns from the grave for another terror-filled rotation of the planet! Through several different incarnations, the Horror Marathon has been bringing Columbus the best in new and classic terror since 1988, and regularly draws dedicated attendees from 11 different states (stretching as wide as California and New York). This year's celebration of cinematic excess features a powerhouse lineup of films, including:

  • A tribute to the late George A. Romero featuring CREEPSHOW, his beloved E.C. Comics-inspired collaboration with Stephen King, and MARTIN, his underrated ‘70s vampire drama.
  • The OHIO PREMIERE of REPLACE, the new film from director Norbert Keill. Starring genre favorite Barbara Crampton (RE-ANIMATOR) and Rebecca Forsythe (daughter of famed character actor William Forsythe), it’s hypnotic tour de force about a young woman seeking decidedly unconventional means to stop the rapid degeneration of her skin. Birth Movies Death calls it “The best thing at Fantastia International Film Festival this year, and one you absolutely must keep on your radar until you’re able to see it for yourself.”
  • The OHIO PREMIERE of SEQUENCE BREAK. Graham Skipper, well-known to horror fans for his work on BEYOND THE GATES and RE-ANIMATOR: THE MUSICAL, takes the director’s reins for this sci-fi/horror hybrid about a reclusive video game technician and the strange machine that plunges him into a dark and mysterious world. Nightmarish Conjurings lauds it as “Altered States meets Videodrome.”
  • A tribute to the late Bill Paxton with his memorable turn in Kathryn Bigelow’s modern vampire classic NEAR DARK (in GLORIOUS 35mm)!
  • A rare 35mm screening of the pre-teens battling stop-motion demons ‘80s favorite THE GATE!
  • A tribute to the late Jonathan Demme with his iconic horror masterpiece THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS!
  • The NEW DCP RESTORATION of David Lynch’s ultimate midnight movie ERASERHEAD!
  • Val Lewton and Jacque Tourneur’s atmospheric 1942 classic CAT PEOPLE!
  • Tobe Hooper’s terror at the carnival ‘80s favorite THE FUNHOUSE!
  • Connelly and Donald Pleasance in Dario Argento’s fantasy-horror shocker PHENOMENA!
  • The NEW DCP RESTORATION of Brian Yuzna’s splatterific social satire SOCIETY!

PLUS! Coffinloads of 35mm trailers and shorts! The 9th Annual Costume Contest (with $100 First Prize!) The 9th Annual Scream Contest! And more surprises!

Tickets for SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK are ON SALE at the Drexel Theatre (2254 E. Main St./cash or charge), Laughing Ogre Comics (4258 N. High St./cash only) or via PayPal at this website. Advance tix are $40, with a bump to $45 the day of show (if there are any left.) Reserve your place now for what promises to be a landmark night of terror!

BLOOD AND GUTS GALORE!

Posted by Joe on June 14, 2017

SLASH-O-RAMA


A DUSK TO DAWN EXPLOSION
OF SLASHERIFIC TERROR!
AT THE DREXEL THEATER (2254 E. MAIN ST., COLUMBUS, OHIO)
STARTING AT 10 P.M. ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

A gaggle of nubile, screaming teens! A deranged, bloodthirsty Santa Claus! The ultimate cinematic boogeyman! Yes, they’ll all be there at 10 p.m., Saturday August 19th at the Drexel Theater (2254 E. Main St.) for SLASH-O-RAMA, a shock-drenched all-‘80s, all-slasher, all-nighter! In honor of one of the most memorable decades of horror, we’ve re-christened our annual SHOCK-O-RAMA Horror Marathon kickoff event and filled it with enough knife-wielding homicidal maniacs to keep you nightmare juices flowing long after the final reel! This all-night excursion into day-glo terror includes:

PLUS!

  • The EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT of the film lineup for this fall’s 9th Annual SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK 24-Hour Horror Marathon (October 14-15)!
  • A mammoth History of ‘80s Horror 35mm trailer show throughout the evening!
  • Win prizes and glory in our ‘80s Horror Costume Contest!
  • Two free Drexel tickets and two free popcorn coupons to all who survive the entire night!

Tickets for this unholy undertaking are $20 and are on sale now. Tickets are available for purchase at Laughing Ogre Comics (4258 N. High St./cash only), the Drexel Theatre (2254. E. Main St./cash or charge), or via PayPal at this website. IT'S A MID-SUMMER HORROR EXTRAVAGANZA LIKE NO OTHER!

RISING FROM THE DEAD - FALL 2017!

Posted by Joe

More information coming soon!

IT'S OVER FOR THIS YEAR!

Posted by Joe

At approximately 12 Noon EDT on October 16th, the undead flesh-eating behemoth known as SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK was felled by a smart-targeted U.S. military nuclear strike. A government plot to prevent the dead from voting? We'll let you, the discerning zombie constituency decide. But rest assured, no amount of goverment-sponsored hijinks can keep the Horror Marathon down for long! It will rise again next year for another assault on your senses...and you brains. AAAEEEOOUUUGGGHHHH!!!

GET READY TO ROCK FROM THE SHOCK!

Posted by Joe on October 10, 2016

SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK


The 8th Annual Ohio 24-Hour Horror Marathon
AT THE DREXEL THEATER (2254 E. MAIN ST., COLUMBUS, OHIO)
NOON, OCTOBER 15 - NOON OCTOBER 16

Deneuve, devils, and the dead...SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK is coming up, and here's the schedule for this year's marathon:

Tickets for SHOCK AROUND THE CLOCK are on sale at the Drexel Theatre (2254. E. Main St./cash or charge), Laughing Ogre Comics (4258 N. High St./cash only) or via PayPal at this website. Advance tix are $40, with a bump to $45 the day of show (if there are any left.) SEATING IS VERY LIMITED THIS YEAR, SO GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

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