COMING SOON: EXTE

did you know…? Chaetophobia, Trichopathophobia, Trichophobia, and Hypertrichophobia are names of phobias relating to the fear of hair! Exte film poster

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EXTE. A hair-raising Japanese-horror PREVIEW.

*** Exclusive preview of EXTE (Hair Extensions) FRI 27th JUNE *** BOOK NOW! Tickets: £8 in advance / £12 on door (Members £7/£10). 0871 7033988. www.curzoncinemas.com. In person: Curzon Soho Shaftesbury Ave, London.

The new J-Horror with brains…and HAIR! Chiaki Kuriyama (KILL BILL, BATTLE ROYALE) stars as Yuko, a budding hair stylist who is unaware that the hair extensions she uses on her clients are actually cursed… and are out for revenge. A satirical horror that delivers both in scares and laughs, this film marks director Sion Sono as one to watch. See it before the inevitable US remake!

For our hairy pre-screening party from 9.30pm, we encourage radical hairstyles, cool wigs and, if you dare…extensions.

MUSIC CONFIRMED: We are delighted to have Amanda Palmer from THE DRESDEN DOLLS DJ’ing before the screening. www.myspace.com/whokilledamandapalmer

With thanks to Revolver Entertainment and Melissa at Roadrunner Records.

Skidoo pics

We Welcome The ‘KING OF THE B’s’ on Fri 2nd May

Woop! Woop! We are pleased to announce that Curzon Cinemas and Cine-Excess will be presenting a Roger Corman tribute double bill screening on Friday 2nd May, with the man himself present to introduce his own personal selection!

First off is Corman’s masterpiece The Intruder, featuring a pre-Star Trek William Shatner in arguably his best (and most controversial) role as a man on a mission to stop the desegregation in schools and fan the flames of hatred in Southern USA.

Following that is horror classic The Masque of the Red Death starring Vincent Price and Jane Asher in this fine adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s classic story.

So if you want to see the man who launched the careers of Jack Nicholson, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorcese, Robert De Niro…(the list goes on), plus two films that deserve to be seen on the big screen, book your tickets now!

As usual the party kicks off at 9.30PM in the bar and a free beer awaits you with every ticket purchased. The introduction to the double bill will then begin at 11.30PM. If you don’t want to miss out, head to the box office on Shaftesbury Avenue, go online at Midnight Movies page or book by phone on 0871 703 3988 (booking fee applies online and by phone).

FRI 2nd MAY – Tickets IN ADVANCE: £12 / £10 members
(On Door £15 / £12.50 members)

For Roger Corman Info go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Corman
For more information on Cine-Excess, visit their website: http://www.cine-excess.co.uk

Midnight Movies 2nd May

UPDATE: GRINDHOUSE: NEW START TIME!

Hey hey. All of you who bought tickets for our SOLD OUT Midnight Movies at the Curzon Soho on Fri 28th March – well done and good for you! We would just like to let you know that the start time for the films (with trailers!) is earlier than advertised: 11pm. So please make sure you have collected your tickets by 10:30pm at the latest. We’ll see you on Friday.

Under the Influence x

And for our next trick…

MIDNIGHT MOVIES 2: FRI 28th MARCH, CURZON SOHO:

MM2 postcard

grindhouse poster

The party starts at 9.30pm in the bar with: Mayhem! Wanton dancing! Gratuitous pleasure! And a complimentary Vedett beer with every ticket (perhaps served by one of our Grindhouse Girls). DJs playing 70’s soundtracks, a goretastic Grindhouse poster competition, and some exclusive Midnight Movie goodies. Then at 11.30pm, we have the bad, the ugly and the downright exploitativeGRINDHOUSE (18): The full 3 hour version finally comes to the UK. DEATHPROOF!! A psychotic stunt man targets sexy young women in his ‘death proof’ car. PLANET TERROR!! After a bio-weapon is released, turning people into zombies, it’s up to the survivors to stop the infected. PLUS the previously unreleased trailers… the horrific “Don’t” by Edgar Wright, the brutal “Werewolf Women of the SS” by Rob Zombie and the bloodcurdling “Thanksgiving” by Eli Roth. 

Don’t miss out: be one of the first to see GRINDHOUSE on the big screen, as it was meant to be. We get fully loaded on Fri 28th March and tickets are on sale now! £6.50 adv/£10.00 door. We know which one we’d prefer! Call 0871 7033988 or book online: www.curzoncinemas.com

Midnight Movies Promo: it’s alive! alive!

check out our little lo-fi animation effort here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YYeBb549dA

…AND NOW: The latest Midnight Movies trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFFv5kDLgz0  It’s a grindhouse special!