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Monster Weekend | Future Cinema Presents Dirty Dancing | Otway: The Movie & Q&A | Open Air Screenings |

Monster Weekend, London

The BFI's ambitious season Gothic: The Dark Heart Of Film casts a celebratory shadow of gloom over the next four months. Proceedings begin this weekend, as the forecourt of the British Museum hosts screenings of such monstrous classics as Jacques Tourneur's occult mystery Night Of The Demon, and Terence Fisher's definitive Hammer reworkings of Dracula and The Mummy. There's horror-themed music beforehand, and fancy dress is encouraged, though using the Ancient Egypt galleries as a prop store is forbidden.

British Museum, WC2, Thu to 31 Aug, bfi.org.uk

Future Cinema Presents Dirty Dancing, London

Somehow, Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey's star-cross'd, 1960s-by-way-of-the-1980s fairytale has become the definitive summer outdoor movie, to the extent you'd have thought everyone in the country had seen it outside the comfort of a cinema by now.

See full article on The Guardian - Film News