Horror, Mystery, Retro, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Retro Film Series Presents

SATURDAY SLASH-A-THON VOLUME ONE

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2:20 p.m.
Herb Freed’s GRADUATION DAY
(R, 1981, 96 min)
After the death of a high school track star during a race, a mysterious killer wearing a fencing mask begins murdering her friends and teachers. Who could the killer be? Her disgruntled coach? Her angry sister? Her violent boyfriend? As the bodies pile up, a twisted mystery unfolds, slowly revealing itself as it moves towards its bloody climax. Featuring legendary scream queen Linnea Quigley, genre film vet Christopher George, and Vanna White! Graduation Day is one of the quintessential high school slasher films of the early 1980s!

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4:40 p.m.
Allan Holzmann’s FORBIDDEN WORLD
(R, 1982, 77 min)
A science fiction horror in deep space! On planet Xarbia, an experimental life form, Subject 20, has been created by an elite group of researchers in hopes of preventing a galactic food crisis. However, when Subject 20 becomes deadly, the best troubleshooter in the Galaxy is called in to investigate.

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6:50 p.m.
Mark Rosman’s THE HOUSE ON SORORITY ROW
(R, 1983, 91 min)
After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation. Unbeknownst to them, the strict matron of their house hides a horrendous secret thought long buried. Before the end, the peril faced by this sisterhood will push them to the brink of annihilation.

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9:00 p.m.
John Hough’s THE INCUBUS
(R, 1982, 92 min)
A quiet New England town becomes the site of a grisly murder, leaving a young man dead and his girlfriend in critical condition. Sam Cordell (John Cassavetes), medical examiner at the local hospital, senses something isn’t normal about the attacker, but barely a day later, another woman is assaulted and killed. With the realization that a maniac is on the loose — and with the help of police chief (John Ireland) and newspaper columnist (Kerrie Keane) — Sam must unravel the mystery before additional murders occur, all the while unaware that his own daughter might be the next victim. An intense and disturbing supernatural slasher from the director of Legend of Hell House.

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