Stephen King’s “Thinner” Reunion Presented by the Oceanside International Film Festival, January 20, 2024

Stephen King’s Thinner Reunion Coming to Oceanside, Jan. 20

(Oceanside, California, January 10, 2024 – Special to the US Times) The Oceanside International Film Festival proudly presents the STEPHEN KING’S “THINNER Special Reunion Screening on Saturday, January 20th, 2024, Brought to you by Visit Oceanside.

This Exclusive Event features a special big screen presentation of the classic thriller with appearances by Legendary Horror Film Director Tom Holland, with Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, and Makeup and Visual Effects Artist, Vincent J. Guastini. All will all be on hand for a not-to-miss retrospective Q&A discussion on Tom’s career in filmmaking and a behind the scenes discussion about the film. There will also be an opportunity for a limited meet and greet after the screening.

In STEPHEN KING’S THINNER, an obese lawyer (Billy Halek, played by Robert John Burke) finds himself growing “Thinner” when a mysterious carney (Michael Constantine) places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime (Joe Mantegna) to help persuade the old man to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate lawyer as he draws closer to his own death, & grows ever thinner by the day. 

When: January 20th, 2024

Doors Open: 4:00pm

Film Starts at: 5:30pm

Where:The Star Theatre

402 N Coast Hwy Oceanside CA 92054

Save the date and get your tickets now for the Cast and Crew Reunion of Stephen King’s “Thinner” Reunion.

A bit of interesting trivia popped up! Oceanside’s very own Carly Starr Brullo Niles, Co-Programer and Creative Director of the OIFF, Founder of Love Machine Films, and Executive Director of KOCT worked on the film. We are curious how she handled all that blood!

Held every February at the historic Brooks Theater, the Oceanside International Film Festival is an opportunity for independent filmmakers to have their work screened in the County’s North Coast region. It also gives attendees a chance to view local and international cinema at a locale in Southern California known for its rich history, beautiful beaches, and unique artistic community.

Running February 20th – 24th, 2024, OIFF strives to highlight the importance of storytelling and points of view of diverse cultures from around the world. We are dedicated to presenting stories that foster hope, create emotion, inspire action, and shine a spotlight on the voices that tell them – with a focus on specialized curation that brings attendees, filmmakers, and Hollywood legends together under one venue.

For all upcoming Special Events, Festival Dates, Submissions & Schedules, visit & follow the OIFF on Instagram & Facebook!

OIFF 2024 will be held from Tuesday, February 20th to Saturday, February 24th.