Watch a classic on us.
Our Know Poe Film Festival begins with a free screening of The Pit and the Pendulum at 7 p.m. today at the Atlas Cinemas at Great Lakes Mall.
That's right. As part of our month-long celebration of Edgar Allan Poe, you can see this classic film (starring Vincent Price and directed by Roger Corman) on the big screen in the comfort of an air-conditioned theater.
You don't even have to register. Just show up. Bring the whole family if you want. (However, you should know that this movie has a couple moments that might scare the kids. We are talking about Price and Poe, after all.)
And that's just the beginning. For the next four weeks, we'll be offering free screenings of classic Vincent Price films that were inspired by Poe.
The showing times are:
- Thursday, July 3, 7:00 p.m. The Pit and the Pendulum
- Thursday, July 10, 7:00 p.m. The Raven
- Thursday, July 17, 7:00 p.m. Tales of Terror
- Thursday, July 24, 7:00 p.m. The Masque of the Red Death
So that's the deal: A classic horror movie on the big screen, short films by local filmmakers and all for free.
So how are you spending your Thursday night?
Visit Mentor Library's website for more information on the month-long Know Poe celebration. There are programs for kids, teens and adults and they're all free.