The Arkadin Cinema & Bar in St. Louis Announces Their Scary Outdoor October Line-up – Vincent Price, Lucio Fulci, Silent Hitchcock and Much More!
“Why should you be afraid to die? Your soul has been dead for a long long time.”
Halloween month just got better in St. Louis as The Arkadin Cinema and Bar announces their spooky October line-up. The Arkadin Cinema, a local independent theater hosts a super-fun outdoor film series that takes place in the back lot at The Heavy Anchor (5226 Gravois Ave in St. Louis) Showtime is 8:00. Enter through the front of The Heavy Anchor. Proof of vaccination or negative Covid test from the past 72 hours is required for all events. All events are 21+.Limited seating available. They have some chairs available, but it’s strongly recommended that you bring your own chair, if you can. Masks are required for entry and must be worn when not eating or drinking.
For more details and ticket information, visit the Arkadin website HERE
Here’s the kooky, spooky line-up:
October 1: 8:00 pm
“One of the 100 greatest movies of all time!” -Empire At once a searing supernatural shocker and a sensitive portrait of high-school loneliness, Brian De Palma’s Carrie shows that for a film to be truly terrifying, it helps if we…$9
October 6: 8:00 pm
Presented by long-time STL cult film series STRANGE BREW “Fright Night dances on a tightwire between satire and terror!” -Chicago Tribune Writer-director Tom Holland perfectly blends horror and comedy in this popular, well-made send-up of the old “Chiller Theater”-style horror shows…$9
October 8: 8:00 pm
“After you see Dead Alive, you want to race out of the theater and recommend it to your sickest friends right away.” -Los Angeles Times The delightfully gonzo tale of a lovestruck teen and his zombified mother, Dead Alive is…$9
October 13: 8:00 pm
Silents, Please STL presents Alfred Hitchcock’s THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG (1927) — FREE!
“The first true Hitchcock movie.” -Alfred Hitchcock With his third feature film, The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut. This haunting…Free
October 15: 8:00 pm
“A bloody visual feast…the most extravagant screen telling of the oft-filmed story.” -Variety With dizzying cinematic tricks and astonishing performances, Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 version of the oft-filmed Dracula story is one of the most exuberant, extravagant films of the…$9
October 20: 8:00 pm
“An expressionist horror-ballet…The Masque of the Red Death moves with a sinuous, unselfconscious elegance” -The Guardian Death and debauchery reign in the castle of Prince Prospero (Vincent Price), and when it reigns, it pours! During a devastating 12th-century plague called…$5
October 22: 8:00 pm
“Delirious, deranged, gonzo or just gone, baby, gone — no single adjective or even a pileup does justice to House.” -New York Times How to describe Nobuhiko Obayashi’s indescribable 1977 movie House (Hausu)? As a psychedelic ghost tale? A stream-of-consciousness bedtime story?…$9
October 29: 8:00 pm
“A goony, gloomy, endlessly enjoyable joy-buzzer of a movie, one that merely needed a good thirty years or so for viewers to catch up with!” -Yahoo! Movies Unfairly derided upon its release for eschewing Michael Meyers in favor of a…$9
October 30: 6:30 pm
It’s Halloween eve, and we’ll be playing some whacked-out horror movies on the backlot all night long! Tickets reserve you a seat, where you can watch some or all of our night of insanity. The program will include… ZOMBIE, FRANKENHOOKER, and THINGS…$9