Webster University Film Series Presents Halloween Creep Out: Three by John Carpenter
October 25, 2011
What: The Thing - Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills. Carpenter’s gory homage/ remake of Howard Hawk’s The Thing From Another planet features his long time go-to man, Kurt Russell as R.J. McReady. (John Carpenter, 1982, USA, 109 min)
When: Friday, October 28 at 7:30 pm
What: The Fog - A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an old leper colony, is the target for revenge by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths. Featuring a Scream Queen Trilogy: Adrienne Barbeau, Jaimie Lee Curtis and Janet Leigh. (John Carpenter, 1980, USA, 89 min)
When: Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 pm
What: Halloween - A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood escapes on a mindless rampage while his doctor (Donald Pleasence) chases him through the streets. (John Carpenter, 1978, USA, 91 min)
When: Sunday, October 30 at 7:30 pm
Trailer for The Thing
For more information please visit the Film Series website.
Where: Webster University, Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119
Cost: $6 for the general public, $5 for seniors (60 +), students from other schools and Webster alumni, and $4 for Webster University staff and faculty. FREE to Webster University students with proper ID.
The Webster University Film Series receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council - a state agency.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based University providing a network of international residential campuses. Founded in 1915, Webster University’s campus network today includes metropolitan, military and corporate locations around the world, as well as traditional campuses in Asia, Europe and North America. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.