When Alibi film editor Devin D. O’Leary (yup, that’s me) isn’t busy writing about movies or talking about movies on “KASA-2 Style” or hosting Midnight Movies at the Guild Cinema, he occasionally finds time to actually make them. Recently he (that is to say “I”) wrote and produced the horror-comedy Rotgut. Shot right here in Albuquerque with a local cast and crew, the film is finally getting its long-awaited World Premiere. The low-budget gala event will take place this Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19, at the Guild Cinema (3405 Central NE) starting at 10:30pm. Tickets are $8 general admission and $6 students. The cast and crew will be there to participate in a post-film Q&A/meet-and-greet. To give you a little taste of what demented entertainment you’re in for, check out the trailer above.
If you like your vampires sexy, bloody and entirely without sparkle, come on by Alibi Midnight Movie Madness this weekend for a bracing bite of old-school erotic horror courtesty of Xan Cassavetes’ Kiss of the Vampire. The film, a modern-day tribute to the Euro-style films of Jean Rollin (Lips of Blood, The Nude Vampire) and Jess Franco (Vampyros Lesbos, A Virgin Among the Living Dead), will screen at 10 p.m. and midnight this Friday and Saturday at Guild Cinema. Stranger Factory will be there handing out door prizes. Get on over there and get your tickets, vampire lovers!
Did you know there’s a sequel to Paul Verhoeven’s 1995 trash classic / object of cult worship Showgirls? Sort of. Rena Reffel, who plays the ditzy stripper Penny in that film, got tired of waiting for somebody to make a sequel—so she went out and wrote, directed, edited, produced and starred in Showgirls 2: Penny’s From Heaven. It’s exactly as good as you think it is. Don’t believe me? Check out the trailer. We’ll be screening it at Alibi Midnight Movie Madness this Friday and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. at Guild Cinema. See you there. Bonus points if you show up in stripper attire, by the way.
If you’re in the mood for some retro-’80s ridiculousness this weekend, Alibi Midnight Movie Madness presents The FP at Guild Cinema in Nob Hill. This energy-crazed parody manages to combine the best clichés of ’80s direct-to-video dance flicks and post-apocalyptic action films. In the southern California wasteland of Frazier Park, gangs of bandana-wearing baddies battle for their turf using an ancient video game called Beat Beat Revelation. It’s The Warriors meets Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo. Check out the bombastic trailer above. Showtimes are 10:15 and midnight on Friday and Saturday.
Alibi’s Midnight Movie Madness returns to the Guild Cinema in Nob Hill this weekend for some more Japanese anime action. On Friday and Saturday, January 20 and 21, starting at 10:15, we’ll be screening Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos. This spin-off of the popular sci-fi/fantasy manga/anime series sends the Elric brothers on another perilous quest to find a solution to their continuing woes in a world ruled by magic. Check out the trailer for some slick animated action.
Alibi Midnight Movie Madness comes to the Guild Cinema in Nob Hill this Friday and Saturday night at 10 p.m. and Midnight. We’re screening Jorge Michel Grau’s freaky Mexican import We Are What We Are. This disturbing yet blackly comic fable tells the story of a family of cannibals just trying to make it work in modern-day Mexico City. Seven bucks gets you in the door. Five bucks if you’re a Burning Paradise Video Club member.
We’re doing something this weekend at Alibi Midnight Movie Madness that we don’t do very often. We’re bringing back a favorite film. Why? Well, because actress Whitney Moore from Birdemic: Shock and Terror is in Albuquerque working on a low-budget feature. To welcome her to the Duke City, we’re bringing back James Nguyen’s epic masterpiece of awful filmmaking, Bridemic. if you haven’t seen this film, you need to. It will change your life. If you have already seen it, you know what I’m talking about, and you’ll be back for more punishment. Whitney will participate in a Q&A, spilling secrets about the making of this cult sensation. Screenings will take place at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, July 23, and Saturday, July 24. Tickets are a mere $7 and available at the Guild Cinema box office.