Nightworld. Horror/Thriller. Directed by Patricio Valladares. Written by Loris Curci, Dimitar Hristov, Barry Keating, Milan Konjevic. Produced by cURCI, magarditch Halvadjian, Silvester Yordanov. From Gravitas Ventures. (Color, 2017, USA, 92 minutes, not rated) Starring Jason London, Robert Englund, Gianni Capaldi, Lorina Kamburova, Diana Lyubenova and Atanas Srebrev. When former LAPD officer Brett Anderson takes a job as head of security at an old apartment building in Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, he soon begins to experience a series of bizarre and terrifying events. Once he begins to delve deeper into the building’s sinister history and investigate its shadowy owners and past employees, Brett soon uncovers a malevolent force nestled deep in the bowels of the building that will do anything to be set free into our world.
“Director Patricio Valladares gets the best out of his cast and creates a wonderfully good-looking film.”—Horror Talk
Opening Night Friday, October 20 special event: An Evening with Robert Englund and Nightworld. Legendary horror film star Robert Englund will appear IN PERSON at October 20 performances. Tickets for this event are $25.
Jungle. Action/Adventure. Directed by Greg Mclean. Written by Justin Monjo. Based on a book by Yossi Ghinsberg. Produced by Todd Fellman, Mike Gabrawy, Gary Hamilton, Mark Lazarus et al. (Color, 2017, Australia/Colombia, 115 minutes, rated R) Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Thomas Kretschmann, Lily Sullivan, Yasmin Kassim, Alex Russell and Jacek Koman. A group of friends join a guide for a trek into the Bolivian jungle, searching for an Indian village. The men soon realize that the jungle is a difficult place to be.
“Radcliffe continues to showcase his versatility and watchability as a leading man.”—The Reel Bits
Somebody’s Mother. Family/ Drama.. Directed by Gabriela Tollman. Written by Gabriela Tollman and Evelyne Tollman. Produced by Gabriela Tollman, Evelyne Tollman, Karen Lavender and James Tumminia. From Indie Rights. (Color, 2017, USA, 83 minutes, not rated) Starring Gabriela Tollman, Evelyne Tollman, James Tumminia, Clement von Franckenstein, Juan Monsalves, Desean Terry. On the anniversary of her baby’s death Clare has an anxiety attack and calls her sister Anna for help. Anna arrives, but is hiding a dark secret about her own child. Clare attempts to face her grief while Anna hides from what she’s done. Hitting rock bottom, the two sisters find a way to find meaning and heal the sudden tragedy that struck their lives.
October 20- October 26, 2017. Admission: $16 each feature-length film, except as noted above. Contact venue for show times. Information: (323) 924-1644. Online ticketing: http://arenascreen.com
At Arena Cinelounge Sunset, 6464 Sunset Blvd., Lobby Level, Hollywood, CA 90028. Arena Cinelounge is Hollywood’s new home for independent films, powered by Voltaire Media. Ranked among Top 5 Indie Movie Theatres in Los Angeles by CBS2.
Arena Cinelounge Sunset is an Academy-qualified venue and is now exhibiting short subjects in addition to feature-length films.