Friday, October 21, 2011

ZIA Records & Synapse Films present special one-night screenings of Frankehooker & Maniac Cop at The Royale on October 29th!

ZIA Records and Synapse Films are proud to present a special one-night screening of Frankenhooker and Maniac Cop on Saturday, October 29th at The Royale in Mesa, AZ! Join us for Halloween weekend and catch two classic Horror films to improve your weekend!

Frankenhooker screening at 10PM and Maniac Cop screening at 8PM. Tickets for each show available at The Royale for $8, visit them online at Special Limited Edition prints by Victor Moreno on sale and available at the one-night screenigns for just $10!

Frankenhooker tickets - click here

Maniac Cop tickets - click here

More about the films...

From Frank Henenlotter, the creator of the BASKET CASE trilogy and BRAIN DAMAGE, comes FRANKENHOOKER, a gory horror-comedy twist on the Frankenstein legend.

When Jeffrey Franken's fiancée is chopped to pieces by the blades of a remote-controlled lawnmower, he uses his dubious medical knowledge to try to bring her back to life. He reassembles his beloved Elizabeth using the body parts of New York City's finest prostitutes, and resurrects her during a heavy lightning storm. Unfortunately for Jeffrey, his dear Elizabeth's brain is scrambled and she runs amok on 42nd Street, turning tricks and bringing high-voltage death to her customers!

Innocent people are brutally killed on the streets of New York by a uniformed police officer. A young cop, Jack Forrest (Bruce Campbell, TV's BURN NOTICE and The EVIL DEAD Trilogy) finds himself marked as the chief suspect after his wife is murdered. As Lieutenant Frank McCrae (Tom Atkins, DRIVE ANGRY and LETHAL WEAPON) investigates, the death toll rises and he suspects a mysterious police cover-up. This maniac cop must be stopped, but it might not be so easy. He seems inhuman, and ready to take on the entire police force, hell-bent on revenge!
Restored and remastered from original vault materials by Synapse Films, MANIAC COP looks and sounds better than ever in this brand-new 2011 high-definition transfer, featuring newly remixed DTS-HD Master Audio surround sound! Long considered a classic of the horror genre, MANIAC COP was written and produced by Larry Cohen (IT'S ALIVE, PHONE BOOTH) and directed by William Lustig (MANIAC, VIGILANTE).

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