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
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))!
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.
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.