Kim Newman is coming to the Phoenix Cinema (East Finchley) to present Giulio Paradisi’s 1979 sci-fi horror ‘The Visitor’ on Friday 5th September at 11.45pm. The screening is part of the Scalarama series in September and the ongoing Phoenix Nights series at the Phoenix Cinema.
Kim Newman is a novelist, critic and broadcaster. His fiction includes the Anno Dracula series, The Quorum, Life’s Lottery, Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D’Urbervilles and An English Ghost Story; his non-fiction includes Nightmare Movies and BFI Classics studies of Cat People, Doctor Who and Quatermass and the Pit. Kim also co-wrote the comic miniseries Witchfinder: Mysteries of Unland with Maura McHugh, art by Tyler Crook. He is a contributing editor to Sight & Sound and Empire magazines.
He will be presenting Giulio Paradisi’s fantastically bizarre 1979 sci-fi horror ‘The Visitor’ which stands as a completely unique fusion of horror films like ‘The Omen’ and ‘Birds’ with sci-fi such as ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ and ‘Star Wars’.
Tickets cost £7-£9.50 and can be purchased here