Colin Timothy Gagnon (sacredspud) wrote,
Colin Timothy Gagnon
sacredspud

What are YOU doing tonight? (Or tomorrow, for that matter)

From the Orpheum Theatre's website, but with slightly better HTML:

Summer Camp presents: David Cronenberg's SHIVERS (1975)

Friday June 30th at Midnight
Saturday July 1st at 9pm
in the Orpheum Stagedoor
$5

SHIVERS is the first feature film by director David Cronenberg (SCANNERS, VIDEODROME) and is arguably the first example of the genre known as body horror (ALIEN, THE HIDDEN, THE BROOD, etc).

The premise follows a mysterious parasite, which can enter a person's body and unleash their bizzare sexual desires. SHIVERS brings to mind movies like NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS and mixes them with a distinctly sleazy 1970s feel. The film stars cult actresses Lynn Lowry (I DRINK YOUR BLOOD) and Barbara Steele (CAGED HEAT, BLACK SUNDAY)
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