Late Nights

Friday nights at 9:45, join us for the best cult, genre, and other outré film on the Amherst Cinema big screen.

After reinventing the zombie film with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, George Romero made his first color horror film THE CRAZIES, another social commentary cloaked in exploitation trappings about a small Pennsylvania town decimated by the accidental release of a dangerous biochemical weapon in the water supply.
Fri, 5/25
In the night skies near his Muncie, Indiana home, power repairman Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) experiences something out of this world. His close encounter sets into action an amazing chain of events.
Fri, 6/1
Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. When a single mother and her two sons move to the sleepy seaside California town of Santa Clara, they discover much more than they anticipated.
Fri, 6/8
This Stephen King adaptation by genre master Brian De Palma features a star-making and Oscar-nominated performance from Sissy Spacek.
Fri, 6/15
Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all things biblical with their second film.
Fri, 6/22
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" - or, rather, a homicidal boy in Stanley Kubrick's eerie 1980 adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel.
Fri, 6/29