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All My Friends Hate Me

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 8.30 pm, film 8.45 pm. Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/286425172/

Pete (Tom Stourton) is ready to leave his youthful indulgences behind and settle down with his girlfriend, Sonia (Charly Clive). When his uni friends invite him for a country weekend away to celebrate his birthday he finds their immature ways haven’t changed and he’s baffled by their spontaneous invitation to a feral stranger from the local pub to join them. With the atmosphere turning from tense to terrifying to surreal, Pete reaches breaking point. Is he being punished? Is he being paranoid? Or is he just part of some sick joke? Directed by Andrew Gaynord from a razor-sharp script by Tom Stourton and Tom Palmer, with a cast of rising British talent, All My Friends Hate Me is a deliciously dark comedy about social paranoia.
 

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The Black Phone

Cineworld, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022 AT 6:20 PM – 8:30 PM.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/286547805/

A shy but clever 13-year-old boy, who is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.
 

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Nitram

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 5.50 pm, film 6 pm. Tuesday, July 5.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/286895820/

Nitram is a 2021 Australian biographical psychological drama film directed by Justin Kurzel from a screenplay by Shaun Grant. The film revolves around the life and behaviors of an intellectually disabled young man called "Nitram" (based on Martin Bryant), and the events leading to his involvement in the 1996 Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania, Australia. The film stars Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Essie Davis and Anthony LaPaglia.
 

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Nitram

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 5.50 pm, film 6 pm. Tuesday, July 5.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/286895820/

Nitram is a 2021 Australian biographical psychological drama film directed by Justin Kurzel from a screenplay by Shaun Grant. The film revolves around the life and behaviors of an intellectually disabled young man called "Nitram" (based on Martin Bryant), and the events leading to his involvement in the 1996 Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania, Australia. The film stars Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis, Essie Davis and Anthony LaPaglia.
Judy Davis - just love her, she is wonderful in anything she does!
She was especially great in 'Husbands and Wives' (a Woody Allen movie) and playing Judy Garland.
 

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Deliverance

Meet IFI foyer 6 pm. Film 6.10 pm;Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/287014150/

Nature and civilisation meet to violent, frightening effect in John Boorman’s Deliverance, a film that, even as it celebrates its fiftieth anniversary, retains its power to shock and disturb. Lewis (Burt Reynolds), Ed (Jon Voight), Bobby (Ned Beatty), and Drew (Ronny Cox) are four businessmen escaping the city for a canoeing trip in a remote part of the state of Georgia. Travelling in pairs, the men become separated, leaving them open to an ordeal at the hands of natives to the area that involves rape and murder. Under the leadership of Lewis, the member of the group most at home in the natural environment, the group seeks revenge and escape. Featuring elements that have passed into pop culture, and some astonishing, unfaked footage of the cast putting themselves at great risk, the film remains a singular experience.
 

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Deliverance

Meet IFI foyer 6 pm. Film 6.10 pm;Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/287014150/

Nature and civilisation meet to violent, frightening effect in John Boorman’s Deliverance, a film that, even as it celebrates its fiftieth anniversary, retains its power to shock and disturb. Lewis (Burt Reynolds), Ed (Jon Voight), Bobby (Ned Beatty), and Drew (Ronny Cox) are four businessmen escaping the city for a canoeing trip in a remote part of the state of Georgia. Travelling in pairs, the men become separated, leaving them open to an ordeal at the hands of natives to the area that involves rape and murder. Under the leadership of Lewis, the member of the group most at home in the natural environment, the group seeks revenge and escape. Featuring elements that have passed into pop culture, and some astonishing, unfaked footage of the cast putting themselves at great risk, the film remains a singular experience.
A classic!
 

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Mad God


Meet IFI foyer 6.40 pm. Film 6.50 pm. Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/287282864/

Visual effects maestro Phil Tippett, whose work can be seen in films such as Star Wars (1977), Jurassic Park (1993) and Starship Troopers (1997), devoted over 30 years to the completion of this labour of love, a dialogue-free mixture of stop-motion animation, puppetry, and live action. The resulting film is a peerless display of insane invention, a cornucopia of surreal, nightmarish imagery evocative of Švankmajer or Giger at their most extreme. With the world in torment, suffering at the hands of an angry and vengeful creator, an Assassin is sent by the Last Man (veteran director Alex Cox) to this literal Hell on Earth to destroy God. Tippett’s creation is viscerally disturbing, a world of deranged, terrifying denizens, and one of filth and fluid with an almost tangible quality not seen since Aleksei German’s Hard To Be A God (2013).
 

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Get Out


Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 7.35 pm, film 7.45 pm.Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/287569719/

In Universal Pictures’ Get Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation. Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods). At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined. Equal parts gripping thriller and provocative commentary, Get Out is written and directed by Peele (Key and Peele) and produced by Blumhouse’s Jason Blum, as well as Sean McKittrick (Donnie Darko, The Box), Edward H. Hamm Jr. (The Box, Bad Words) and Peele. The film also stars Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men series), Stephen Root (No Country for Old Men), Milton “Lil Rel” Howery (The Carmichael Show), Betty Gabriel (The Purge: Election Year), Marcus Henderson (Pete’s Dragon) and Lakeith Stanfield (Straight Outta Compton).


Nope

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 6.50 pm, film 7 pm. Tuesday, August 16.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/287697705/

“What’s a bad miracle?” Oscar winner Jordan Peele disrupted and redefined modern horror with Get Out and then Us. Now, he reimagines the summer movie with a new pop nightmare: the expansive horror epic, Nope. The film reunites Peele with Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Judas and the Black Messiah), who is joined by Keke Palmer (Hustlers, Alice) and Oscar nominee Steven Yeun (Minari, Okja) as residents in a lonely gulch of inland California who bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery. Nope, which co-stars Michael Wincott (Hitchcock, Westworld) and Brandon Perea (The OA, American Insurrection), is written and directed by Jordan Peele and is produced by Ian Cooper (Us, Candyman) and Jordan Peele for Monkeypaw Productions
 

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The Feast

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 6.30 pm, film 6.40 pm. Tuesday, August 23.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/287840634/

Dialogue is mostly in Welsh with English subtitles.

David Rooney of The Hollywood Reporter has praised the film's visuals, calling them "elegantly creepy". He also praised the acting, which he called "solid", in addition to which, he added that "splashes of gore and the novelty of Welsh-language horror should hold the attention of genre lovers".

When a wealthy family and their guests gather for a dinner party in the remote Welsh countryside, they have little idea of what awaits them. Hosted at their luxurious new house, the family have a valuable mining venture at stake and the atmosphere is tense. The arrival of a mysterious young woman who has been hired as a waitress brings a quiet, unsettling presence to the evening. And as the night progresses, she soon begins to challenge the family’s beliefs, unravelling the illusion they’ve created with slow, deliberate, and terrifying consequences. A carnivorously chilling new horror film, THE FEAST features an outstanding cast and marks an unforgettable feature debut from Lee Haven Jones.
 

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The Invitation

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 6.10 pm, film 6.20 pm, August 30, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288050944/

After the death of her mother and having no other known relatives, Evie (Nathalie Emmanuel) takes a DNA test… and discovers a long-lost cousin she never knew she had. Invited by her newfound family to a lavish wedding in the English countryside, she’s at first seduced by the sexy aristocrat host but is soon thrust into a nightmare of survival as she uncovers twisted secrets in her family’s history and the unsettling intentions behind their sinful generosity.
 

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Three Thousand Years of Longing

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 7.40 pm, film 7.50 pm. Tuesday, September 6.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288167244/

While attending a conference in Istanbul, Dr. Alithea Binnie happens to encounter a djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. This presents two problems: first, she doubts that he's real, and second, because she's a scholar of story and mythology, she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong. The djinn pleads his case by telling her fantastical stories of his past. Eventually, she's beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both.

Running time: 108 minutes

Cast: Idris Elba, Tilda Swinton, David Collins, Kaan Guldur

Director: George Miller
 

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Thursday 13 October

M R James in Dublin - details to to be announced:

https://www.nunkie.co.uk/schedule

https://www.nunkie.co.uk/the-mr-james-project

@ramonmercado: This will be Rob Lloyd Parry doing his superb live readings of MRJ’s tales.

l’ve seen him live twice: Unmissable. No crass theatrics; no silly jump scares; just RLP as MRJ, as if reading to his pals in his study at Cambridge.

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I would love to see that, this year's tour has nothing anywhere near Coal Towers sadly.
 

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Crimes Of The Future


Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 5.20 pm, film 5.30 pm. Sunday, September 11, 2022

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288304171

As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner, Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), a celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.


Bodies Bodies Bodies

Meet in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 5.20 pm, film 5.30 pm. Tuesday, September 13, 2022

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288304171/

When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game turns deadly in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.
 

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After Yang

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IFI foyer 6.20 pm. Film 6.30 pm. Sunday, September 25, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288657662/

Yang (Justin H. Min) is a humanoid robot, who married couple Jake (Colin Farrell) and Kyra (Jodie Turner-Smith) have acquired as a companion for their adopted daughter Mika to help her to understand more about her Chinese heritage. When Yang malfunctions, Jake searches for a way to repair him but he’s led first to a back-street technician and later to a museum curator, who uncovers some startling facts about the techno-sapien’s previous existence. Koganada’s delicate, melancholic film, his follow up to Columbus (2017), explores both a robot contemplating what it means to be human, and a man trying to understand the workings of an artificial consciousness.


Don't Worry Darling

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in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 6.30 pm, film 6,40 pm. Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288622946/

Alice (Pugh) and Jack (Styles) are lucky to be living in the idealized community of Victory, the experimental company town housing the men who work for the top-secret Victory Project and their families. The 1950s societal optimism espoused by their CEO, Frank (Pine)—equal parts corporate visionary and motivational life coach—anchors every aspect of daily life in the tight-knit desert utopia. While the husbands spend every day inside the Victory Project Headquarters, working on the “development of progressive materials,” their wives—including Frank’s elegant partner, Shelley (Chan)—get to spend their time enjoying the beauty, luxury and debauchery of their community. Life is perfect, with every resident’s needs met by the company. All they ask in return is discretion and unquestioning commitment to the Victory cause. But when cracks in their idyllic life begin to appear, exposing flashes of something much more sinister lurking beneath the attractive façade, Alice can’t help questioning exactly what they’re doing in Victory, and why. Just how much is Alice willing to lose to expose what’s really going on in this paradise?
 

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Thursday 13 October

M R James in Dublin - details to to be announced...

I have a fantastic (if slightly condensed) audio version of An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street, by Sheridan Le Fanu, of whom James was a great fan. (It's read, very effectively, by Nigel Davenport).

The first time I ever stayed in Dublin - way back in the early 90's - I found myself in a kip on, yes, Aungier Street. I'll admit to wondering - in the early hours of the morning - whether I was in the same house, and whether it was worth risking an encounter with a ghastly old man with a skipping rope in his hand just to go to the toilet across the hall.

I was not initially keen on Lloyd Parry's readings - but he's grown on me. He has some connection to the Swan River Press (they published his book, Ghosts of the Chit Chat) - which is I think a Dublin based publisher. Their catalogue is well worth looking at for anyone interested in 'the literature of the fantastic', as they put it. And they used to run some sort of festival of ghost stories, but not since the pandemic, I believe.
 

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Smile

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in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 6 pm, film 6,10 pm. Tuesday, October 4, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288817736/

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can't explain. As an overwhelming terror begins taking over her life, Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.


Bram Stoker's Dracula 30th Anniversary 4K Restoration

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in Cineworld Cafe (floor 1) 7.20 pm, film 7.30 pm. Monday, October 10, 2022.

https://www.meetup.com/dublin-horror-society/events/288818221/
 

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It's on in Tallaght so I probably won''t get to it.

Warning to the Curious – Two Ghost Stories by M R James

Performed by Robert Lloyd Parry

;Sometimes, you know, you see him, and sometimes you don't. It’s just as he pleases. I think: he's there, but he has some power over your eyes...

M R James first wrote his ghost stories to perform to friends in Kings College Cambridge in the year leading up to World War One. Now, over a century after their first publication, Nunkie Theatre Company have bought two of the eeriest and most entertaining back to life in this gripping, candlelit one-man show.

Lost Hearts was among the first stories the author wrote and it offers one of his most memorable villains, the predatory scholar Mr Abney. It is paired here with perhaps James’s most poignant and personal work: A Warning to the Curious, in which a young archaeologist is haunted and hunted by the guardian of an ancient treasure.

The English seaside has never looked so menacing.

;Lloyd Parry’s mastery of the role is itself an act of possession.

The New Yorker

Performer Robert Lloyd Parry has been touring several shows based on the works of M R James around the UK since 2007, and he appeared as the author in Mark Gatiss’s acclaimed BBC Documentary: “M R James: Ghost Writer.” He has also adapted and performed works by H G Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, Saki and H P Lovecraft.

Date Thursday October 13th

Time 8:00 pm

Venue The Civic Main Space

Admission €8 / €5

https://redlinefestival.ie/events/a-warning-to-the-curious
 
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