We’re delighted to be partnering with Bristol Museum & Art Gallery this autumn for an evening of spectacular screenings themed around the circus, to coincide with ‘Clowns: The Eggs-hibition’ and Circus 250. Enter the museum after hours, be enchanted by live performers, and prepare to be drawn into the magic like never before in the incredible setting of the main hall.
The final screening of the evening is a late night showing of It, the 2017 horror movie based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name. It’s our very first Midnight At The Museum screening, a new series hosting adult-only events in this amazing space.
Seven children in Derry, Maine, are terrorised by a supernatural shape-shifting evil that emerges from the town’s sewers every 27 years. The children must overcome their worst fears in order to kill the bloodthirsty clown Pennywise.
Starring: Bill Skarsgard | Jaeden Lieberher | Finn Wolfhard
Director: Andres Muschietti
Screenplay: Chase Palmer | Gary Doberman | Cary Fukunaga
Produced: Roy Lee | Dan Lin | Seth Grahame-Smith | David Katzenberg | Barbara Muschietti
THEY SAY: “Call it a symphony of orchestral meta-horror, an elaborate waking nightmare in which you, as the dreamer, are constantly reminded of what the film is trying to do, and yet are powerless to stop it.” – Michael O’Sullivan, Washington Post, 2017
WE SAY: Even die-hard fans of the ’90s TV movie adaptation (featuring a particularly terrifying Tim Curry as the eponymous creature!) have to concede that this new imagining of Stephen King’s infamous novel is a triumph. Wonderfully unnerving, a coming-of-age drama crossed with full-blown horror carnage.
This event is hosted in partnership with Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.