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A Bucket of Blood


HEADHUNTERS—Twisty thriller from Norway starring Aksel Hennie as a corporate recruiter who takes out his dislike of his clients by robbing their houses. Co-starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Synnøve Macody Lund. Directed by Morten Tyldum. Reviewed this issue. North Park

SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN—This year’s second and presumably last big-budget adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale. Starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, and Bob Hoskins. Directed by Rupert Sanders. Reviewed this issue. Delevan Drive In, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In


A BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959)—Roger Corman’s follow-up to Little Shop of Horrors is another gruesome comedy filmed at breathtaking speed on leftover sets, starring the legendary Dick Miller as a wannabe artist who rises to glory at the local beatnik hangout with his all-too realistic sculptures. With great sax music by Paul Horn and future game show host Bert Convy as a narc. Fri, Thu 7:30pm. Screening Room

CINEGAEL—Annual day-long showcase of Irish-made and -themed films. See the feature this issue. Fri 2–10pm. Albright-Knox Art Gallery 1285 Elmwood Ave. (

THE CORPSE GRINDERS (1972)—In this cult classic from the director of Astro Zombies, Ted V. Mikels, house cats turn murderous when they eat food in which the secret ingredient is human corpses. As hilariously cheap as anything Ed Wood ever made—the corpse-grinding machine alone is worth the price of admission. Starring no one you’ve ever heard of (it’s hardly the kind of movie actors would use as a stepping stone to Hollywood). Fri, Thu 9pm. Screening Room

D.O.A. (1950)—Film noir classic starring Edmond O’Brien as an ordinary guy trying to find out who poisoned him in the few days before he dies. With Pamela Britton and Beverly Garland. Directed by Rudolph Maté, better known as a cinematographer who worked with Carl Dreyer. Sat 9pm, Thurs 7:30 pm. The Screening Room

SCARLET STREET (1945)—Fritz Lang’s prototypical film noir starring Edward G. Robinson as an unhappily married bank teller whose artistic abilities are exploited by a young woman (Joan Bennett) and her lover (Dan Duryea). Sat 7pm. Screening Room