Nightmares on High Street

 

Gateway Film Center is proud to present the only weekly horror film festival in the United States.  Each week Nightmares on High Street delivers a mix of central Ohio premieres, cult classics, and tributes to stars and genre master filmmakers who create edge-of-your-seat entertainment.

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THE BABADOOK

Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her 'out of control' 6-year-old, Samuel, a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel's dreams are plagued by a sinister monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called 'The Babadook' turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he's been dreaming about. His hallucinations spiral out of control and as he becomes more unpredictable and violent, Amelia is genuinely frightened by her son's behaviour. But when Amelia begins to see glimpses of a sinister presence all around her, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may be real.

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PIONEER

This conspiracy thriller is set in the early 80's, the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea has the discipline, strength and courage to take on the world's most dangerous mission. But a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey where he loses sight of who's pulling the strings. Gradually he realizes that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake.

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R100 (2013) - Jan. 30

An ordinary man with an ordinary life joins a mysterious club. The membership lasts for one year only and there is one rule: no cancellation under any circumstance. The man enters into a whole new exciting world he never before experienced where crazy love goes wilder and crazier.

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ENTER THE DANGEROUS MIND - Feb. 6

A stylish psychological thriller set against the underground dub step DJ scene that takes the audience on a dark and terrifying journey into the depths of the psychopathic mind as it threatens to explode into horrific violence.

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ALIEN OUTPOST - Feb. 6

A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.

 

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EVIL DEAD (1981) 35MM - Feb. 13

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

THE EVIL DEAD MARATHON: THREE WEEKENDS OF GROOVY
Over three consecutive weekends in February, follow the horrifying and hilarious tale of Ash over his three movies: Evil Dead in 35mm (Feb. 13-15), Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn (Feb. 20-22) and Evil Dead 3: Army of Darkness's new digital print (Feb. 27 - Mar. 1).

Buy an Evil Dead lanyard at Evil Dead 35mm, then get your ticket punched at all three movies. Got 'em all? Well, hello Mr. (or Mrs.) Fancypants -- you get a super-limited edition Evil Dead Marathon t-shirt.

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EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN (1987) - Feb. 20

The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.

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EVIL DEAD 3: ARMY OF DARKNESS (1992) - Feb. 27

A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.

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THESE FINAL HOURS - Mar. 6

As Earth approaches a cataclysm that will be its end, a self-obsessed man heads for the party-to-end-all-parties, but he ends up saving the life of a little girl who is searching for her father.

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IT FOLLOWS - Mar. 27

For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her teenage friends must find a way to escape the horrors that seem to be only a few steps behind.