HORROR AND SCI-FI CONVENTION
Just to remind everyone the major 3 day horror and sci-fi convention 'FLASHBACK WEEKEND' will be coming to Chicago on August 2-4th, 2002.
In association with CINEFANTASTIQUE magazine, FLASHBACK WEEKEND HORROR AND SCI-FI CONVENTION at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare, August 2-3-4, 2002 will feature an ?EVIL DEAD? reunion. Appearing will be Bruce Campbell and his three co-stars - Betsy Baker, Ellen Sandweiss, and Sarah York. Special effects artist Tom Sullivan will bring his ?EVIL DEAD? museum, which features original props from the Evil Dead films.
There will be appearances by director Herschell Gordon Lewis, Richard (Jaws) Kiel, Ben Chapman (?THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON?), Felissa Rose (SLEEPAWAY CAMP), James Bond novelist Raymond Benson, and director J.R. Bookwalter. Several other guests will be announced.
The afternoon convention activities at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare include a dealer?s room, guest presentations in the Grand Ballroom, and other events to be announced. The evening 35mm film screenings will take place at the nearby historic Pickwick Theatre, a beautiful 1,400-seat Art Deco movie theatre. Our guests will be introducing 35mm showings of their classic films.
35mm film presentations will include ?THE EVIL DEAD?, a 15th anniversary showing of ?EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN?, ?TWO THOUSAND MANIACS!?, ?MAD MONSTER PARTY?, and ?MOONRAKER?. We are proud to present the Chicago Premiere of the remastered 35mm director?s cut of the 1979 classic ?CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST?. A 16mm 3-D showing of ?THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON? will be featured. Many other titles will be announced.
For a full schedule of the weekend events, guests, and films, please visit the website at www.flashbackweekend.com.
For more information, please call (847) 478-0119.