One of Chicago’s biggest and most anticipated events is happening this weekend at the Patio theater. The Sci-Fi Spectacular returns for another round of science fiction mayhem on April 29th starting at noon. Plus, special guest Vernon Wells from the Road Warrior and Commando will be on hand for pictures and autographs. This all ages show has doors opening at 11AM and features a stacked line-up of film favorites. Here’s the rundown.
11:45am – The Automatic Motorist (Silent Short Film with Organ)
Noon – SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE
2pm – MOTHRA VS. GODZILLA
3:45pm – DARKMAN
5:30pm – SHORTS/50’s TRAILER CONTEST
6:20pm – ROAD WARRIOR (star Vernon Wells in Person)
8:30pm – REPO MAN
10:15pm – TOTAL RECALL
12:15pm – VIDEODROME
Short films/50’s trailers include:
THE CHEERLEADER TRIALS by Count the Clock
SPACE CHILLA by Amanda Welsch
THE WINTER OF CROWLEY by James Fazzaro/JMF Filmworks
BIGFOOT WREAKS HAVOC by David ‘The Rock’ Nelson
UNSPEAKABLE TEENS by “falseFeatures”
COUNT CALCULA by Lowcarbcomedy.com
THE LAZY WEREWOLF by Derek Braasch and Anthony Cooney
GHOSTS DOING… IT by Tim Troemner
I WAS A TEENAGE CTHULU by Off-Kilter Films
SEAGULLS (STOP IT NOW) A BAD LIP READING OF THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
AUGMENTED by Ray Duran (6 mins.)
JORDAN DESCENDING by David Schmidt (9 mins.)
Plus: Vintage Trailers, 1 minute fake 50’s trailer competition, Short Films, Prizes, Surprises!
Asunder Art and Jewelry
Pretty Spooky Handmade
Chicago Sci-Fi Horror
House of Monsters
Taco in a Bag
Fluff ‘N Stuff
Presale tickets $20, Tickets are $25
at the door, day of show.
Presale tickets available online here:
Event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/375770699460493/?active_tab=about
Presale tickets at these fine stores:
Bucket O’ Blood Books and Records
AlleyCat Comics (5304 N. Clark St.) https://www.facebook.com/AlleyCatComics/
Laurie’s Planet of Sound (4639 N. Lincoln Ave.) https://www.facebook.com/lauriesplanetofsound/
Perkolator – 6032 W. Irving Park Rd. https://www.facebook.com/perkolator/
Thrift & Thrive – 6025 W. Irving Park Rd. https://www.facebook.com/thriftandthrive/
Pay Once, Come and Go As You Like!
No outside food or drinks please.
Films, Guests, Times Subject To Change.
No Returns, No Refunds.
The Patio Theater is located at 6008 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL