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Two Nights of Grueling Drive-In Terror: From Exhumed Films and the Mahoning Drive In!

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Exhumed Films and the Mahoning Drive-In

In association with Grindhouse Releasing present

TWO NIGHTS OF GRUELING TERROR!

Whatever the thing in the woods is, it’s back! This time it’s on the gigantic drive-in screen of the Mahoning Drive-In Theater! On June 12th & 13th, Sam Raimi’s wildly popular 1981 horror classic, EVIL DEAD, returns to pop you in the eyes with blood, guts and chainsaw-severed limbs! Each night will also include a different over-the-top, gory horror fan favorite co-feature for your warped entertainment!

All shows start at dusk. Gates open at 6pm.

Tickets are $10 each night.

All films shown from 35mm film, with an assortment of vintage horror movie trailers!

Mahoning Drive-In Theater
635 Seneca Rd.
Lehighton, PA 18235

 

About the films: 
Friday, June 12th:

EVIL DEAD (1981)– The world may not have been quite ready for the sheer audaciousness of this low-budget, amateur film production, but in the last couple decades, this film — along with it’s first sequel — ranks as one of the most popular — if not the most popular — horror films ever made among fans. No amount of rip-offs or reboots will ever rival it. It’s the ultimate cabin in the woods horror movie. It’s unrelenting and inspired. It’s always great… and always better on the big screen! New 35mm print.

Plus

ZOMBIE (1979)– The granddaddy of Italian gut-munching living dead movies is back to bite, tear and smear maggoty slime all over the Mahoning’s enormous CinemaScope movie screen! A woman searching for her father leads to a small Caribbean island infected by a voodoo curse of walking cannibalistic death! It may have been inspired by DAWN OF THE DEAD, but the show-stopping gore, putrescent make up effects and overall queasy atmosphere of Lucio Fulci’s undead classic has often been imitated, but never duplicated. Remember: in one of the most singularly inspired moments in horror film history, a zombie takes on a shark in this movie!

Saturday, June 13th:

EVIL DEAD (1981)– In case you missed it Friday night, or just want to witness Ash’s torment by the undead once more before it goes, Sam Raimi’s modern horror classic returns for an encore experience in grueling terror!

And

PIECES (1982)– You don’t have to go Texas for a chainsaw massacre! This movie certainly proves the aforementioned statement. It is what you think it is! Not only does PIECES give one the impression that it was put together by total lunatics, but it’s also one of the most dazzlingly stupid horror movies ever made, which makes it one of the most entertaining for fans who like their horror with large reserves of the gory stuff! If you’ve seen it, you know it’s worth seeing again at the drive-in! If ever never seen it, what are you waiting for?

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Hope to see you there!

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Ryan Silberstein

Ryan is the co-founder of Filmhash, and has been writing thoughtful film reviews and pop culture commentary on and off for nine years. He spends his days at a company named one of the best to work for in the Philadelphia area. His other interests include comics, exotic coffees, experimental beer, discovering new music, and books.

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