Raleigh’s Rialto Theater is getting into the Halloween spirit on Monday with a spooky double feature of Tim Burton’s “Beetlejuice,” and Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho.”
The 1988 cult classic “Beetlejuice” stars Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis as a couple of ghosts who hire a “bio-exorcist” (Michael Keaton) to get rid of a family – made up of Winona Ryder, Jeffrey Jones and Catherine O’Hara – that’s moved into their dream house. Following that is Hitchcock’s 1960 classic thriller “Psycho,” which stars Janet Leigh as a woman who embezzles $40,000 from her employer’s client and checks into a remote hotel run by Anthony Perkins as the iconic character Norman Bates. $5. 7 p.m. Details: 919-856- 8683 or ambassadorcinemas.com.
▪ Friday night in Durham, the Carolina Theatre’s Retrofantasm series offers a double feature consisting of Kenny Ortega’s “Hocus Pocus” (1993) and Tim Burton’s “Beetlejuice” (1988). The double bill begins at 7, and admission is $9. Details: 919-560-3030 or carolinatheatre.org.
▪ Also Friday night, the N.C. Museum of Art is showing Robert Wiene’s 1920 horror classic “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” which will be accompanied by the Durham-based Mallarmé Chamber Players as part of the Sights and Sounds Concert Series. The event begins at 8 p.m. at the SECU auditorium in the museum’s East Building. $17 ($14 for museum members). Details: 919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org.
▪ Saturday night, The Cary theater is showing Laura Stolman’s 2016 documentary “Swim Team” at 7, followed by David Lowery’s 2017 surreal drama “A Ghost Story” at 9. There will be an encore of “A Ghost Story” at 2 p.m. Thursday. On Sunday, The Cary is hosting the Royal Opera House Film Package, which kicks off at 2 p.m. with “The Magic Flute.” Wednesday night, Cinema Overdrive presents Mark Rosman’s 1983 horror flick “The House on Sorority” at 7:30. Thursday night, Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya’s “The Cinema Travellers” screens at 7 as part of the Full Frame Road Show. Admission is $3 to $5 for each film except “The Magic Flute,” which is $12-$15, and “The Cinema Travellers,” which is free. Reserve at eventbrite.com. Details: 919-462-2051 or thecarytheater.com.
▪ Monday night in Durham, Duke’s Screen/Society is showing Edward Yang’s 1986 crime drama “The Terrorizers” at Richard White Auditorium as part of the Cine-East (Taiwan) series. Thursday evening at the same venue, Documenting the Middle East (Palestine) will present Mohanad Yaqubi’s 2015 documentary “Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory.” Both events begin at 7 p.m. and are free. Details: 919-660-3030 or ami.trinity.duke.edu/screensociety.