Frank Henenlotter Hosts 'Brain Damage' Screening in Chicago   

February 26, 2013 If you live in Chicago or are going to be in the area March 8-9, you owe it to yourself to see a triple feature screening of 'Basket Case' 1, 2 and 3, hosted by the director Frank Henenlotter himself.

The triple feature screening on March 8 will precede a 24-hour marathon of horror/sci-fi films including 1978's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and the best Henenlotter movie of all time, "Brain Damage", that begins at noon March 9.



As put by the eventís Facebook page: "We're so excited to bring FRANK HENENLOTTER (Brain Damage, Frankenhooker, Basket Case) to the SCI-FI SPECTACULAR with BRAIN DAMAGE (March 9-Portage Theater) and the BASKET CASE TRIPLE FEATURE (March 8-Portage Theater)! Free autographs & picture taking!"

Here is the complete lineup for the March 9 event:

Doors Open at 11am - Noon 'til Noon

Special Guests:
FRANK HENENLOTTER (dir. of Basket Case, Brain Damage, Frankenhooker)!
JAY BONANSINGA (co-author of THE WALKING DEAD: RISE OF THE GOVERNOR & WALKING DEAD: ROAD TO WOODBURY))!

Film Line-Up:

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!)

Short films include:
REJECTED by Don Hertzfeldt

Tickets are $20 pre-sale - $25 at the door, day of show of show.

Children under 12 and Seniors pay $10.

Pay once, Come and go as you like!

Pre-sale tickets on-line: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/302719

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)

Free Parking in the Sears Lot Around The Corner.

For more info: facebook.com/terrorintheaisles


The fun takes place at the Portage Theater in Chicago. More information on the event can be found here.

Talk about this story on ESplatter's Message Board

Gotta scoop? Drop a line to

comments powered by Disqus
<< Back



Related News
Frank Henenlotter Hosts 'Brain Damage' Screening in Chicago
DVD Release Party for 'Bad Biology'
Trailer, Poster for Frank Henenlotter's 'Bad Biology'
Unjustly Forgotten Horror Movie of the Week: 1988's 'The Brain'
Excellent Zombie Film 'Deadgirl' Gets Limited Release
What's on DVD Tuesday: Amicus Box Set, 'Twin Peaks', 'Basket Case 2'
'Deadgirl' Cast and Creators to Attend Screenings
'American Scary' Captures Era of TV Horror Hosts
Trailer for Kevin Tenney's 'Brain Dead'
More 'Timecrimes' Screening Locations
'Shiver' Screening in Hollywood
Cheesy New Poster for 'Evilution'
'Mist' DVD to Feature B&W Version of the Film
Fulci's 'Cat in the Brain' Gets a DVD Release
'Bride of Chucky' Screening This Week in L.A.
Frank Darabont's Zombie TV Show Gets a Pilot
'Nightwing' 30th Anniversary Screening Tonight
'My Name Is Bruce' Promo Tour
Zombies Wanted -- 'Diary of the Dead' Friday in L.A.
Celebrating 'Creature Features' in San Francisco

Latest News
'Scarecrows' Joins Scream Factory 2015 Blu Ray Lineup
Original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Is Hitting Theaters!
'Sonno Profondo' Gets VHS Release Date
'Invasion of the Scream Queens' to Hit DVD
Jeffrey Combs to Perform Edgar Allan Poe Live