October Classic Horror Series

Let us help you be very afraid in the lead-up to Halloween this year with a choice selection of terror-filled classics shown in all their gory glory on the big screen with panic-inducing surround-sound.

Nosferatu with Live On-Stage Musical Score

Sunday, October 9th at 8pm!
100th Anniversary Showing!

Nosferatu is one of the most revered films in the history of cinema (considered by many to be on of the greatest horror movies of all time) and The Invincible Czars are bringing their updated soundtrack back for the centennial in 2022! Nosferatu is most certainly the most important horror film of the silent era and one of the first vampire movies — though it was almost completely lost when Bram Stoker’s widow sued the filmmakers for copyright infringement and most of the prints of the movie were destroyed. Using a mix of acoustic and electric instruments helped. Violin, glockenspiel, organ, flute, bass clarinet, voices and vocals, music box, loops, electric guitar, bass, piano and percussion all play prominent roles in the score and are a sight to behold when performed live by only four or five players! The Invincible Czars encourage fans and attendees to dress for the Halloween season at these shows – even when it’s not close to Halloween. (1922, 94 min.) Naro ticket books not valid for this event.

“Bizarre, haunting scores”– Kerrang!

“(The Invincible Czars’ soundtrack for Nosferatu is) a brilliantly realized wedding of contemporary musical sensibility and technology with early 20th century cinema.” – Chico News Review


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The Thing

Friday, October 7th at 9:15 pm!

A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who’s human and who’s not before it’s too late. A master work of horror directed by the legendary John Carpenter. (1982, R, 109m)

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Saturday, October 8th at 9:15 pm!

After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes (Catherine O’Hara, Jeffrey Jones) and teen daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder) buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), a rambunctious spirit whose “help” quickly becomes dangerous for the Maitlands and innocent Lydia. Considered more of a black comedy than pure horror film, it features the dazzling visual effects that became a trademark of director Tim Burton. It is a favorite of both critics and audiences. (1988, 92 min.)  

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The Craft

Friday, October 14th at 9:15 pm!

After transferring to a new high school, Sarah (Robin Tunney) finds that her telekinetic gift appeals to a group of three wannabe witches, who happen to be seeking a fourth member for their rituals. Bonnie (Neve Campbell), Rochelle (Rachel True) and Nancy (Fairuza Balk), like Sarah herself, all have troubled backgrounds, which combined with their nascent powers lead to dangerous consequences. When a minor spell causes a fellow student to lose her hair, the girls grow drunk with power. They watch their spells get out of control, and the new coven soon realizes that with magic, “whatever you give comes back three-fold.” (1996, R, 105 m)

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Saturday, October 15th at 9:15 pm! 

After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become “ghostbusters” to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction. This is the classic original! (PG, 1h 47m)

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The Shining

Friday, October 21st at 9:15pm

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer’s block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack’s writing goes nowhere and Danny’s visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel’s dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family. Based on Stephen King’s best selling novel, director Stanley Kubrick’s production is one that audiences and critics alike rank among the best of modern cinematic horror films. (19080, 2h22m)  

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Saturday, October 22nd at 9:15 pm!

Climb aboard the spacecraft Nostromo for the 40th anniversary screening of Ridley Scott’s landmark sci-fi horror film, starring Sigourney Weaver and Tom Skerritt. (1979, R, 116 mins)

“One of the most perfect science fiction thrillers of all time.” – Kevin Carr, Film Threat

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Friday, October 28th at 8:15 pm!

Legendary director Wes Craven (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET) re-invented and revitalized the slasher-horror genre with this funny, clever and scary first film in the hit franchise. After a series of mysterious deaths, an offbeat group of scary movie fans become the target of a masked killer. As the body count begins, it’s clear that the rules must be followed, and everyone’s a suspect. David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, and Drew Barrymore star in this semi-satire, all-scares first instalment. (1996, R, 1h 51m)

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Hocus Pocus

Saturday, October 29th at 9:15 pm!

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. (1993, PG, 96mins)  

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, October 28th at 11:30 pm  PURCHASE TICKETS
Halloween Monday, October 31st at 9:00 pm! PURCHASE TICKETS

Rocky Horror is back at the Naro with an all new live cast made up of former Naro cast members and some brand new faces making their debut on the Naro stage! The cast: “Creatures of the Naro” is bringing all the fun you’d expect from a live Rocky Horror shadow cast and more! The movie and live show are both rated R, not recommended for those under 18. The comedy/horror/musical turned cult classic stars Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon. (R, 91m)

Due to the extreme popularity of Rocky Horror (the shows have been selling out!), we highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance through the links above.

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