• Sat, October 27 at 1:45 pm

    MESSIAH OF EVIL

    Dir. Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz, USA, 1973, 90 min., R, 35mm, Part of 12 Hours Of Terror

    From the writing team of AMERICAN GRAFFITI—and, er, HOWARD THE DUCK—comes this waaay underrated sleeper sometimes called “the American Suspiria!” When the moon runs red in the sky above Point Dune, California, the dark stranger will return. As lovely Marianna Hill makes her way to the sleepy coastal town to find her father (whose home is also Monte Baragon's beach house in the 1945 MILDRED PIERCE), she uncovers something with the potential to unmake society and leave all life trembling in its wake. There's nowhere to be safe from this nameless army of the once-were-alive who bleed from their eyes.