Laser Blast Presents Dark Night Returns + Lady In White (1988)

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Laser Blast Presents Dark Night Returns + Lady In White (1988)
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We're ba-aack!
THE LASER BLAST FILM SOCIETY returns from a two month hiatus with our 2nd annual tribute to the YTV programming block of the 1990s: DARK NIGHT!

Starting at 7:00 PM:
PJ Paul McGuire and PJ “Fresh” Phil Guerrero will once more join Laser Blast hosts Justin Decloux and Peter Kuplowsky to take the denizens of The Royal Cinema on a nostalgic and nightmarish descent into all manner of traumatic children's programming, including episodes of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK and EERIE, INDIANA!

BUT THAT'S NOT ALL:
Following this marathon of 90's nightmares, THE LASER BLAST FILM SOCIETY will also be screening a children's film that undoubtedly terrorized its target demographic upon its release:

LADY IN WHITE
Dir. Frank LaLoggia
Cast: Lukas Haas, Len Cariou, Alex Rocco
1988
STARTS AT 9:30 PM

"LADY IN WHITE tells a classic ghost story in such an everyday way that the ghost is almost believable, and the story is actually scarier than it might have been with a more gruesome approach.... [An] insidious atmosphere." - Roger Ebert

"A good ghost story...done so with grace, class, and a lot of heart." - Daily Dead

LADY IN WHITE is the perfect film to stumble upon on a chill October evening. The film begins on Halloween in 1962 when a young boy (a prepubescent Lukas Haas) catches sight of the ghost of a murdered girl and soon finds himself being stalked by the girl's killer while being instinctively pulled toward the home of the mysterious 'Lady in White.' What follows is a potent mix of supernatural horror, Spielbergian nostalgia, some smuggled-in progressive polemics and a shocking children-in-peril suspense that only a legitimate “child-murdering” antagonist can provide. Independently produced as a passion project by writer/director Frank LaLoggia, LADY IN WHITE was quietly released in theatres before languishing on home video shelves for years. It occasionally popped up on children's television blocks and unwittingly traumatizing a generation of tykes, but now, following its recent Blu-Ray re-issue, the LBFS is proud to return this sublime seasonal spook'em-up to the big screen! We guarantee that you will not find a better Halloween treat this year. (Justin Decloux)
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By: The Royal Cinema - Toronto

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