Free Advance Screening: KNOCK AT THE CABIN
Tue. January 31st, 7:00 PM
AMC Boston Common
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Free Advance Screening: KNOCK AT THE CABIN

January 31st, 7:00PM at the AMC Boston Common! While vacationing at a remote cabin, a young girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand that the family make an unthinkable choice to avert the apocalypse. With limited access to the outside world, the family must decide what they believe before all is lost.

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Free Advance Screening: M3GAN

January 4th, 7:00PM at the AMC Boston Common! From the most prolific minds in horror—James Wan, the filmmaker behind the Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring franchises, and Blumhouse, the producer of the Halloween films, The Black Phone and The Invisible Man—comes a fresh new face in terror.

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Free Advance Screening: The Menu

November 16th, 7:30PM at the AMC Boston Common! A couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.

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World's 50 Best Genre Festivals 2021
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Best Horror Festivals in the World 2021
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Best of Boston® 2018 – Best Film Festival
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