UM grad’s horror film gets a sneak peek outside SXSW
Ted Geoghegan has been a horror fan since he was in high school in Great Falls.
He remained a fan as an undergrad at the University of Montana, and the years he worked at Crazy Mike’s video rental stores here.
If you go
“Brooklyn 45” will have a public screening on Friday, March 17, at 9 p.m. at the Roxy Theater. For tickets, go to theroxytheater.org. The movie contains adult language and midnight-movie splatter. There will be an introduction and Q&A with the director.
Pursuing movies and writing scripts on the side here, and in New York City, has culminated in the premiere of a horror drama, “Brooklyn 45,” his third feature as director, at SXSW.
The script was completed thanks to insights from his father, an Air Force veteran.
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“The whole script came to life,” he said. “I knew exactly what everyone was supposed to do.”
It’s a “chamber drama,” in which all the action takes place in a single room. In this case, it involves a seance, in a Brooklyn brownstone apartment