Upcoming Events – TRYLON

PSYCHO

(1960, DCP, 109m) w/Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Janet Leigh. Perhaps the most iconic of Hitchcock’s movies, Psycho is still shocking, 60 years after its debut. Trylon discount cards accepted at the door. FRI 12:45, WED 7:30, THU 5:15 TICKETS


Showings: Oct. 5 7:30, Oct. 6 5:15

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

(1951, DCP, 101m) w/Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman. Two men, each wanting a certain someone killed, meet as strangers and become accomplices. Strangers features hair-raising suspense and psychological intrigue. Trylon discount cards accepted at the door. SUN 5:15, WED 1:00, THU 7:30 TICKETS


Showings: Oct. 2 5:15, Oct. 5 1:00, Oct. 6 7:30

HORRORTHON VI: THE CURSE OF HORRORTHON

(35mm/16mm/DCP, All. Damn. Night.) Six years into our collaboration with the Cult Film Collective, we once again bring you this annual all-night marathon of movies that go bump in the night. You know the drill: those who stay to the bitter end will receive a limited-edition button and screenprinted poster designed by Tim Holly of […]

ODE TO THE WHALE OF CHRIST

(2021, DCP, 30min) A Silent Film, by David Matthew Johnson. A black and white film with a rhythmic abundance of text that scatters across the screen and a meditative pace that creates a visually compelling sensory experience. She carries He, a man eternally asleep. We witness She’s struggle carrying, feeding, bathing, and caring for He, until […]

IL DEMONIO

(1963, DCP, 98m, Italian w/ English subtitles) dir Brunello Rondi w/Daliah Lavi, Frank Wolff, Anna María Aveta. Purificata (Lavi) shakes her Italian village with stories of cursed wine, witchcraft, and demonic possession. A fascinating depiction of superstition and evil—imagine The Exorcist directed by Fellini. SAT 7:00 SUN 4:30


Showings: Oct. 8 7:00, Oct. 9 4:30

THE WHIP AND THE BODY

(1963, DCP, 87m) dir Mario Bava w/Daliah Lavi, Christopher Lee, Tony Kendall. Once cast out by his father, Kurt Menliff (Lee) returns to his family home to reclaim his title and his fiancée. This tale of death and vengeance was heavily censored in Italy for sadomasochistic imagery—viewers be warned! SAT 9:00 SUN 6:30


Showings: Oct. 8 9:00, Oct. 9 6:30

ISLE OF THE DEAD

(1945, 35mm, 71m) dir Mark Robson w/Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Katherine Emery. Trapped with a group of civilians on an island cemetery, a hard-bitten general (Karloff) must decide if a series of mysterious deaths are caused by an outbreak of plague—or by a vampire-like creature draining the life force from those around it. […]


Showings: Oct. 9 3:00, Oct. 10 7:00, 8:30, Oct. 11 7:00, 8:30

LET THERE BE DRUMS!

(2022, DCP, USA, 93m) dir Justin Kreutzmann. After the Grateful Dead’s final 50th anniversary shows in 2015, filmmaker Justin Kreutzmann (son of the Dead’s drummer, Bill Kreutzmann) realized that, for the first time, he and his dad could forge a relationship outside the shadow of the band. This inspired Justin to sit down with the […]

SUSPIRIA

(1977, DCP, 92m) dir Dario Argento w/Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci. Argento’s technicolor giallo nightmare returns to the Trylon! Follow Suzy (Harper) as her journey to a German dance school descends into a colorful and mystifying world of magic, maggots, and murder. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 4:30


Showings: Oct. 14 7:00, Oct. 15 9:00, Oct. 16 4:30

PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

(1974, DCP, 91m) dir Brian De Palma w/Jessica Harper, Paul Williams, William Finley. De Palma’s rock opera tells the story of a young composer who, conned into losing his life’s work, takes revenge on the man who scorned him. Featuring more Dutch angles and zoom shots than you can shake a stick at, Phantom is […]


Showings: Oct. 14 9:00, Oct. 15 7:00, Oct. 16 6:30

THE MAN THEY COULD NOT HANG

(1939, 35mm, 64m) dir Nick Grinde w/Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox, Roger Pryor. A scientist experimenting with suspended animation (Karloff) swears revenge on the jury that unjustly convicts him of murder. Months later, members of the jury begin dying mysteriously, and it appears the scientist is making good on his threat. But how—when he’s […]


Showings: Oct. 16 3:00, Oct. 17 7:00, 8:30, Oct. 18 7:00, 8:30

CHAMPAGNE AND BULLETS AKA GETEVEN AKA ROAD TO REVENGE

(1992, DVD, 90m) dir John De Hart w/ John De Hart, Wings Hauser, William Smith, Pamela Jean Bryan. A disgraced former cop emerges from exile, automatic weapons blazing and mediocre martial arts akimbo, to bring down a murderous satanic cult headed by his former partner. Will justice win out over evil? Will courage overcome corruption? CW: […]

THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD

(1985, 35mm, 91m) dir Dan O’Bannon w/Linnea Quigley, Clu Gulager, James Karen. This unofficial sequel to Night of the Living Dead sees a small town preparing for a Fourth of July weekend, while a gang of local punks must get to work defending it from an army of toxic, flesh-eating zombies. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 […]


Showings: Oct. 21 7:00, Oct. 22 9:00, Oct. 23 4:30

NIGHT OF THE DEMONS

(1988, DCP, 90m) dir Kevin Tenney w/Linnea Quigley, Cathy Podewell, Alvin Alexis. A group of friends goad each other into partying at the old, haunted Hull House. While performing a séance, they awaken an ancient evil. Let the party begin! FRI 9:00 SAT 7:00 SUN 6:30


Showings: Oct. 21 9:00, Oct. 22 7:00, Oct. 23 6:30

THE BLACK CAT

(1934, 35mm, 65m) dir Edward G. Ulmer w/Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Julie Bishop. An American couple honeymooning in Europe is caught in the middle of a ruinous confrontation between a Satan-worshiping architect (Karloff) and the tormented doctor he betrayed decades earlier (Lugosi). SUN 3:00 MON/TUE 7:00 8:30


Showings: Oct. 23 3:00, Oct. 24 7:00, 8:30, Oct. 25 7:00

BOY FROM HEAVEN

(2022, DCP, narrative, 126m, Arabic w/English subtitles) dir Tarik Saleh w/Tawfeek Barhom, Fares Fares, Mohammad Bakri. Egypt, Sweden. Adam, the son of a fisherman, is offered the ultimate privilege to study at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the epicenter of power of Sunni Islam. Shortly after his arrival in Cairo, the university’s highest ranking religious […]

16MM UNIVERSAL MONSTERS DOUBLE FEATURE

(16mm, approx 160m) Join us for a night of classic chills and thrills from the Golden Age of monster mayhem—with cartoons, shorts, and the whole shebang. Presented on extremely rare 16mm prints, straight from the Cult Film Collective Archive. This screening is presented in partnership with the Cult Film Collective. 7:00 $15

ROAD GAMES

(1981, DCP, 101m) dir Richard Franklin w/Jamie Lee Curtis, Stacey Keach, Marion Edward. A long-haul truck driver (Keach) and his dingo team with a hitchhiker (Curtis) to find a misogynistic serial killer on the backroads of Perth. This rarely screened adaptation of Rear Window on wheels is endearing, tense, and beautifully shot on the open […]


Showings: Oct. 28 7:00, Oct. 29 9:00, Oct. 30 5:00

PROM NIGHT

(1980, DCP, 92m) dir Paul Lynch w/Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, Casey Stevens. On the night of their high school’s prom, a group of teenagers is stalked by a mysterious murderer. Driven by revenge, the killer makes sure that prom night is one they’ll remember forever. FRI 9:00 SAT/SUN 7:00


Showings: Oct. 28 9:00, Oct. 29 7:00, Oct. 30 7:00

HAUSU

(1977, 35mm, 88m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Nobuhiko Ôbayashi w/Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Ôba. This cult masterpiece, comprosed of bizarre set pieces, subtle humor, and surreal deaths, still feels fresh four decades after it was made. Join us for this Trylon Halloween tradition—for the first or the 21st time. SUN 3:00 9:00 MON/TUE 7:00 […]


Showings: Oct. 30 3:00, 9:00, Oct. 31 7:00, 9:00, Nov. 1 7:00, 9:00

MAD GOD

(1980–2021, DCP, 83m) dir Phil Tippett. Forty years in the making, Phil Tippett’s grotesque, dialogue-free, stop-motion trip into a post-apocalyptic underworld is an absolute feast for the eyes and well worth the wait. FRI/SAT 7:00 8:45 SUN 3:00 4:45


Showings: Nov. 4 7:00, 8:45, Nov. 5 7:00, 8:45, Nov. 6 3:00, 4:45

COOLEY HIGH

(1975, 35mm, 107m) dir Michael Schultz w/Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Cynthia Davis. Cochise (Hilton-Jacobs), Preach (Turman), and friends are aimless high school seniors, dreaming of more. Shot on location in Chicago, Cooley High touched a generation of Black youth and paved the way for films like Menace II Society. SUN 6:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Nov. 6 6:30, Nov. 7 7:00, 9:00, Nov. 8 7:00, 9:00

TRAMPS!

(2022, DCP, Canada, 104m) dir Kevin Hegge. Rising from the nihilistic ashes of the punk movement in the late 1970s, a fresh crowd of flamboyant fashionistas, who would later be christened the New Romantics, began to materialize on the streets of East London, England. Repositioning the New Romantics as an art movement rather than an […]

BAND + MAD / WOMAN

BAND (2022, DCP, Iceland, 88m) dir Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir. If This Is Spinal Tap had been centered on an all-female group of Icelandic performance-artist musicians, it would look a lot like Band. singer-turned-filmmaker Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir’s hilarious and poignant portrait of the misadventures of her Post Performance Blues Band. Renowned in the underground Reykjavik music scene since […]

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