Halloween classic and family special to be shown at cinema

Psycho will be shown at the Curzon. Picture: Curzon Cinema

Psycho will be shown at the Curzon. Picture: Curzon Cinema - Credit: Archant

Halloween thrills and chills will be screened at Clevedon’s cinema this week.

Psycho will be shown at the Curzon. Picture: Curzon Cinema

Psycho will be shown at the Curzon. Picture: Curzon Cinema - Credit: Archant

The 60th anniversary of Psycho will be shown at the Curzon Cinema, in Old Church Road, on Saturday at 7.30pm.

The classic Alfred Hitchcock horror thriller, which prompted controversy on its release and is now often dubbed as Hitchcock’s best and scariest, makes its way back for a rare big-screen outing.

Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) is unhappy in her job at a Phoenix, Arizona real estate office and frustrated in her romance with hardware store manager Sam Loomis (John Gavin). One afternoon, Marion is given $40,000 in cash to be deposited in the bank.

Marion decides to stop for the night at the Bates Motel, where nervous but personable innkeeper Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) cheerfully mentions that she’s the first guest in weeks, before he regales her with curious stories about his mother.

Psycho will be shown at the Curzon. Picture: Curzon Cinema

Psycho will be shown at the Curzon. Picture: Curzon Cinema - Credit: Archant


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The Curzon’s Halloween special for children and families will be Pixar’s Coco.

The animated film takes you on a colour-filled, musical journey through the Land Of The Dead, Pixar-style. Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician, like his idol, Ernesto De La Cruz, when a cruel trick sends him prematurely to the after-life.

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Stuck in a world where he doesn’t yet belong, he goes on a magical quest filled with music, beauty and a lesson on the importance of family.

The perfect trick-or-treat replacement, customers are invited to come in fancy dress if they wish, ready to enjoy one of Pixar’s finest family films.

It will be screened at 2.30pm on Saturday.

Following last weeks’ sell-out screenings, The Secret Garden is back at the Curzon for another run with some evening screenings added due to popular demand. Starring Julie Walters and Colin Firth, this is the familiar childhood tale of love, loss, magical happenings and hope that has captivated hearts for generations.

The film will be shown at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Friday, Sunday and November 4, with 7.30pm screenings on Monday and Tuesday.

Tickets for all screenings must be reserved online at www.curzon.org.uk or on 01275 871000.

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