Those of you that are both cinematically inclined and located in the Chicago area can look forward to the arrival of SCI-FI SPECTACULAR 7, 24 hours of Science Fiction and Fantasy on the big screen. Set to take place on March 9, 2013 at the Portage Theater (4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641) with the action running noon ’till noon, the lineup includes the family-favorite THE DARK CRYSTAL, screening on Saturday afternoon. Full lineup below, and children under 12 are only $10.
SCI-FI SPECTACULAR 7 with Special Guests: FRANK HENENLOTTER (dir. of BASKET CASE, BRAIN DAMAGE, FRANKENHOOKER) and JAY BONANSINGA (co-author of THE WALKING DEAD: RISE OF THE GOVERNOR & WALKING DEAD: ROAD TO WOODBURY).
NOON – ATTACK OF THE GIANT LEECHES (Roger Corman)
1:15pm – MATINEE (Joe Dante)
3pm – THE HEART OF THE WORLD (Guy Maddin Short)
3:05pm – THE DARK CRYSTAL (80’s Awesomeness)
5pm – SOYLENT GREEN (Heston Hysteria!)
6:45pm – ROGER CORMAN 50’s Trailer Competition
7:15pm – DEAD-ISH (Short film)
7:30pm – BRAIN DAMAGE (with FRANK HENENLOTTER in Person!)
9:45pm – CAMERA (Rare Cronenberg Short)
10pm – INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (’78 Remake)
Midnight – IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS (Carpenter Craziness)
1:45am – DARK CITY (Forbidden Futures)
Daylight Savings Time
4:50 am – SHOCK WAVES (Nazi Zombies)
6:30am – THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (Vincent Price Classic)
8:15am – SILENT RUNNING (70’s Sci-Fi Stunner)
10am – IT’S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY (Don Hertzfeldt Animation)
11am – BATTLE ROYALE (Teenage Terrors)
As always, the Sci-Fi Spectacular will also include Vintage Trailers, Dealer Tables, a Charity Auction for Vital Bridges and more.
Tickets are $20 pre-sale, $25 at the door, day of show of show. Children under 12 and Seniors are $10. Pay once, Come and go as you like.
Pre-sale tickets on-line at Brown Paper Tickets.
Tix in person at these stores:
PC HERE (4055 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago)
LAURIE’S PLANET OF SOUND (4639 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago)
GAYMART (3457 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL)
HORRORBLES (6729 W. Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, IL)
SHAKE RATTLE & READ (4812 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL)
More info? Check out https://www.facebook.com/terrorintheaisles