Giallo: Five Notes in Black: One of this Italian horror master's very best works, Deep Red features Blow-Up's Hemmings as a jazz pianist in Rome, who is suspected of having committed a murder before becoming a target himself. Argento's florid camerawork and spooky Gremlin music are in ample evidence here.
Signature Program: This 1977 Japanese film is a surreal, indefinable piece of horror/comedy, a must-see film for lovers of the inscrutable, the grotesque, the funky, and the eccentric. Read a full review of Hausu (House).
Afternoon Tea: Hitchcock’s first American film remains one of his creepiest. This Daphne du Maurier story relates the plight of a new bride who lives in the shadow of her husband’s former wife. The performances are first-rate, and Anderson as the obsessively attached maid Mrs. Danvers is a perverse gem.
Halloween at the Haunted Drive-in. In this prescient John Hughes comedy, two nerdy teen boys create the woman of their dreams – except in Hughes' world, dreams are never wet and girls are always pretty in pink.
The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.