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Fearsome flicks


10/22/15
By Ryan Lessard news@hippopress.com



Catch a spooky silent movie from the 1920s, a 1970s slasher or a paranormal comedy from the 1980s — or have a rip-roaring musical experience at any of the 13 screenings of the Halloween mainstay Rocky Horror Picture Show.

See a screening of the Tim Burton 1988 classic Beetlejuice at Cinemagic Stadium 10 (2454 Lafayette Road, Route 1, Portsmouth, 319-8788, cinemagicmovies.com) on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. for $8.
The 1927 silent horror film The Cat and the Canary will play at the Flying Monkey in Plymouth (39 S. Main St., 536-2551, flyingmonkeynh.com) on Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. with live musical accompaniment by (Hippo associate publisher!) Jeff Rapsis. Admission is $10.
Watch and interact with the Rocky Horror Picture Show, a musical about a young couple stumbling upon the mansion of a transvestite scientist and other wacky characters. It’s playing on Oct. 23 at 9:30 p.m. at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord, 224-4600, redrivertheatres.org) for ages 16 and up and again on Oct. 24 for ages 18 and up. Props are provided and participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters. Tickets are $15 for non-members.
It’s also showing at Chunky’s Cinema Pub in Pelham (150 Bridge St., 635-7499) and Nashua (151 Coliseum Ave., 880- 8055, chunkys.com) on Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. for $12.99, which includes a $5 food voucher. You can bring your own props, but check chunkys.com for the rules first. 
The musical is also playing at the Rochester Opera House (31 Wakefield St., Rochester, 335-1992, rochesteroperahouse.com) on Oct. 28, Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. and on Oct. 31 at 7 and 10 p.m. Regular admission is $18. Students and seniors pay $14.
Or catch a raucous screening at the Cinemagic in Hooksett (1226 Hooksett Road, 644-4629), Merrimack (11 Executive Park Drive, 423-0240) and Portsmouth (2454 Lafayette Road, Route 1, 319-8788, cinemagicmovies.com) on Oct. 31 at 10 p.m. for $8.
See a screening of The Shining, the Stanley Kubrick movie based on the Stephen King novel about a father who descends into insanity after taking his family to an empty hotel, at Chunky’s in Pelham (150 Bridge St., 635-7499) and Nashua (151 Coliseum Ave., 880- 8055, chunkys.com) on Oct. 23 at 9:30 p.m. for $3.
Enjoy the 1920 silent movie classic Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde with live music accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre (40 Main St., Wilton, 654-3456, wiltontownhalltheatre.com) on Oct. 25 at 4:30 p.m. for free. Donations are encouraged.
See the latest installment of the “creature feature” series at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord, 224-4600, redrivertheatres.org) with Tremors on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. Admission is $12 for non-members.
Check out the 1925 silent movie The Phantom of the Opera at the Portsmouth Music Hall (28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, 436-2400, themusichall.org) on Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. with live music accompaniment by Steam Crunk and Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys. Admission is $13 and proceeds help fund the Portsmouth Halloween Parade.
You can catch TCM presents the 1931 Dracula with Bela Lugosi as a double feature with Spanish Dracula at the Cinemagic in Merrimack (11 Executive Park Drive, 423-0240), Hooksett (1226 Hooksett Road, 644-4629) and Portsmouth (2454 Lafayette Road, 319-8788, cinemagicmovies.com) on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. for $8.
Take part in a Ghostbusters quote-along at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord, 224-4600, redrivertheatres.org) on Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $15 for non-members.
Check out John Carpenter’s Halloween, about a man who killed his sister as a child on Halloween and escapes from a mental hospital 15 years later to kill again, at the Cinemagic in Merrimack (11 Executive Park Drive, 423-0240) and Portsmouth (2454 Lafayette Road, Route 1, 319-8788, cinemagicmovies.com) on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. for $15.
It’s also showing at Chunky’s Cinema Pub in Pelham (150 Bridge St., 635-7499) and Nashua (151 Coliseum Ave, 880- 8055, chunkys.com) on Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. and on Oct. 30 at 9:30 p.m. for $3 per person.
Enjoy one of Alfred Hitchcock’s first thrillers, the 1927 silent film The Lodger, about a Jack-the-Ripper-like killer on the loose, with live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord, 224-4600, redrivertheatres.org) on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. for $10.
Watch Hocus Pocus, a story about a coven of evil witches accidentally unleashed by teenagers in Salem, Mass., on Oct. 31 at Red River Theatres (11 S. Main St., Concord, 224-4600). Check redrivertheatres.com for price and showtime. 





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