Reading Cinemas | Stephen King Showcase this October 2018

OCTOBER – HORROR-FEST Reading Cinemas showcase Stephen King this October

WHAT: Five classic Stephen King films, featuring THE SHINING on Halloween.

WHEN: One film every Wednesday in October – Oct. 3-31 at 7 p.m.


  • Reading Cinemas Town Square 4665 Clairemont Drive San Diego, California 92117
  • Reading Cinemas Grossmont with TITAN XC 5500 Grossmont Center Drive La Mesa, California 91942

DETAILS: Reading Cinemas Town Square and Grossmont Center get into the spirit of October with “Horror-Fest” by showcasing a Stephen King film every Wednesday night including THE SHINING on Halloween. All tickets are $8.50 and shows start at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available at the box office, or guests may conveniently reserve seats in advance online, or download the Reading Cinemas app. For more information please visit Please follow us on Facebook — Reading Cinemas Town Square @TownSquare14, and Reading Cinemas Grossmont with TITAN XC @Grossmont10. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ReadingCinemas.

HORROR-FEST SCHEDULE Reading Cinemas Town Square
Reading Cinemas Grossmont Every Wednesday in October

CARRIE (1976) | OCTOBER 3 @ 7PM A true classic from the teen horror genre, filmmaker Brian De Palma’s adaptation of Stephen King’s first novel is a horrifying look at supernatural powers, high school cruelty, and teen angst. Sissy Spacek stars as a shy teenager who is the butt of practical jokes at her small-town high school. Taunted by her classmates, one of them takes pity on her and gets the class hunk to invite her to the senior prom. Meanwhile, Carrie’s biggest bully is not as forgiving, and plans a trick to embarrass her in front of the whole school. (98min, R)

MISERY (1990) | OCTOBER 10 @ 7PM Rob Reiner’s thrilling adaptation of Stephen King’s horrifying novel follows the story of a famous author who is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels. Under the terrifying care of his “number one fan” (Kathy Bates), the author realizes that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. (107min, R)

PET SEMATARY (1989) | OCTOBER 17 @ 7PM Stephen King’s best-selling novel comes to life (and death) in the backyard of a young family’s home in Maine that sits next door to a pet cemetery. This hauntingly mysterious story takes a tragic turn digging up a family secret and resurrecting unthinkable evil. Experience this eerie masterpiece of horror on the big screen…if you dare. (103min, R)

THE DEAD ZONE (1983) | OCTOBER 24 @ 7PM Ranked as one of the best Stephen King Adaptations, THE DEAD ZONE follows a man who awakens from a coma with newfound psychic abilities. Featuring stupendous acting from Christopher Walken, this vividly directed psychological thriller suspends its audience on the edge of their seats. (93min, R)

THE SHINING (1980) | OCTOBER 31 @ 7PM THE SHINING is Stanley Kubrick’s psychological horror masterpiece, a stylized classic, which continues to influence the entire genre. Inspired by Stephen King’s bestselling novel, the film stars Jack Nicholson in one of his most iconic roles – Jack Torrance, an aspiring writer and winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel. Kubrick’s signature visuals turn the cavernous, empty hotel into one of the most terrifying settings of all time, while classic horror moments from REDRUM to “Heeeeere’s Johnny” to the creepy twins continue to draw rabid fans to this enduring horror favorite. (144min, R)

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