CLEARWATER - The Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater’s Cleveland Street District film series continues with a college cult classic and three freaky favorites.
Presented by 97X, the Cult Movie Series returns with three films, Animal House and The Lost Boys.
Screening on Friday, Sept. 28, at 10 p.m. after Blast Friday is Animal House. Starring John Belushi, Tim Matheson, John Vernon and Kevin Bacon in his big screen debut the film was ranked No. 1 Bravo’s Funniest Movies of All Time. Animal House is the quintessential college comedy that turned the toga party into a cult phenomenon. In keeping with the spirit of the film, moviegoers who show up in a toga get in free.
Kicking off a month of haunting treats, The Lost Boys screens on Friday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. The film follows two brothers after they move to a new town and are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires. Starring Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Haim and Corey Feldman, The Lost Boys has come to be regarded as a touchstone of 80s cinema and a seminal teenage vampire film, inspiring successors such as the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Next in line for the Capitol’s Classics Movie Series on Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. is 1954’s monster horror Creature from the Black Lagoon. A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle and a group of scientists try to capture the animal to bring it back to civilization for study. Creature from the Black Lagoon’s legacy endures as the quintessential early horror film whose influence has consistently been referenced in pop culture since its release.
Presented by Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine and Magic 94.9, Ghostbusters will screen on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 3 p.m. as part of the Family Movie Series. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver, the film became a cultural phenomenon and an instant classic upon its release in 1984. Constantly ranked high on lists of the funniest movies of all time, Ghostbusters paranormal adventures launched a multi-media franchise that continues to delight fans of all ages.
Tickets for all screenings priced at $5 are available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, by calling 727-791-7400 or online at www.atthecap.com. The Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office is open Monday through Saturday, from noon to 6 p.m. The Capitol Theatre Ticket Office opens one hour prior to show time.