new Nitehawk in Park Slope throwing a Halloween party (not open yet though)
The new Park Slope location of Nitehawk Cinema (which is taking over the old Pavilion theater) had to postpone its opening to Winter 2018, but you can get a sneak peak this month as they're throwing a Halloween Party (10/31):
Start your Halloween evening with Nitehawk Cinema as we transform the former Pavilion for one night only into a haunted house and Fall Open House event with seasonal beer and giveaways provided by Brooklyn Brewery for parents, a surprise author reading with Community Bookstore from 3-5 PM, arts and crafts activities like sugar cookie decorating, free candy for trick-or-treating and a chance to win a prize from Nitehawk Cinema.
No movies are being shown but this will be the first time the doors have opened since the Pavilion's farewell bash a year ago.
Meanwhile at the Williamsburg Nitehawk, there are Halloween-themed events going all month, including a midnight screening tonight (10/6) of the late Tobe Hooper's Texas Chainsaw Massacre (tickets), and a brunch screening of his film The Funhouse Saturday morning (tickets), plus screenings of Halloween, The Monster Squad, Friday the 13th Pt. 2, The Blair Witch Project, Suspira, Evil Dead 2, and more. There's also a New Horror series with Prevenge, Raw, Tragedy Girls, and The Lure; and they're showing Mario Bava horror films every Monday, including Bay of Blood, Kill Baby Kill, Five Dolls for an August Moon, and The Black Sabbath.
Nitehawk is also hosting an annual A Night to Dismember all-night movie marathon on Saturday October 28 where they'll be showing The Masque of the Red Death, The Old Dark House, Ringu, The Babadook, and The Manitou. If you manage to stay the whole night, Sunday morning you'll get complimentary breakfast/coffee, a gift bag and discounted Lyft fare. Tickets and more info here.
Thursday night (10/5), Nitehawk screened (non-horror) documentary L7: Pretend That We're Dead that included a Q&A with L7 guitarist Donita Sparks that was part of the BrooklynVegan-presented Music Driven series.