Shriekfest Presents, a subsidiary of the Shriekfest Film Festival, to screen CHRISTINE! Shriekfest has teamed up with The Nuart Theater to bring you classic horror films every other month.
Unpopular nerd Arnie Cunningham (Keith Gordon) buys a 1958 Plymouth Fury, which he names Christine. Arnie develops an unhealthy obsession with the car, to the alarm of his jock friend, Dennis Guilder (John Stockwell). After bully Buddy Repperton (William Ostrander) defaces Christine, the auto restores itself to perfect condition and begins killing off Buddy and his friends. Determined to stop the deaths, Dennis and Arnie’s girlfriend, Leigh Cabot (Alexandra Paul), decide to destroy Christine.
The film was originally released on December 9, 1983. The story is based on the novel written by Stephen King. The screenplay was written by Bill Phillips and the film was directed by the legendary John Carpenter.
The screening is part of the midnight series and will take place on Friday, January 24, 2020, at midnight! Get your tickets here.
Shriekfest, currently in its 20th year was created in July 2001 by Denise Gossett and has grown into the longest-running and one of the largest horror and sci-fi film festivals in the country. Shriekfest is a bi-coastal festival with Shriekfest Los Angeles Oct 1-4 and Orlando on November 7th. Since its inception, Shriekfest has offered young and upcoming writers, actors, and producers a chance to have their work screened and rated by peers.
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