CINEPOCALYPSE 2018

CINEPOCALYPSE 2018

One of Team Gregula’s favorite film festivals, CINEPOCALYPSE, is returning to Chicago this veekend and ve couldn't be more hex-cited! Formerly known as the Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival, CINEPOCALYPSE is the Midwest’s largest gathering of genre films and fans. The full slate of 2018 programming and guests is frightfully fang-tastic for the sophomore year of this rebranded film fest. Taking place June 21-28 inside Chicago’s majestic Music Box Theatre located at 3733 N Southport Avenue.

CINEPOCALYPSE 2018 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • A Lifetime Achievement Award for the legendary Ernest R. Dickerson
  • Special 35mm screenings of both JUICE and DEMON KNIGHT - Director Ernest R. Dickerson in attendance
  • Special screening of BOUND - Director Lana Wachowski in attendance
  • 25th Anniversary screening of JUDGEMENT NIGHT - Director Stephen Hopkins in attendance
  • '80’s All Over - Live Podcast Recording vith special guest Jonah Ray
  • THE DOMESTICS - Opening Night Film (World Premiere)
  • KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE - Closing Night Film (30th Anniversary Screening)

FILMS:

  • THE DOMESTICS  (World Premiere)
  • BOOGEYMAN POP  (World Premiere)
  • EMPATHY INC. (World Premiere)
  • GAGS (World Premiere)
  • MALICIOUS (World Premiere)
  • AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS (World Premiere)
  • HOVER (World Premiere)
  • THE RUSSIAN BRIDE (World Premiere)
  • THE APPEARANCE (World Premiere)
  • THE BRINK (North American Premiere)
  • THE COP BABY (North American Premiere)
  • LUCIFERINA (North American Premiere)
  • THE SECRET POPPO (U.S. Premiere)
  • THE BILL MURRAY STORIES: LIFE LESSONS LEARNED FROM A MYTHICAL MAN (Midwest Premiere)
  • THE CAPTAIN (Midwest Premiere)
  • CLARA’S GHOST (Midwest Premiere)
  • THE DEVIL’S DOORWAY (Midwest Premiere)
  • HEAVY TRIP (Midwest Premiere)
  • A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN (Midwest Premiere)
  • PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH (Midwest Premiere)
  • RELAXER (Midwest Premiere)
  • SATAN’S SLAVES (Midwest Premiere)
  • SEVEN STAGES TO ACHIEVE ETERNAL BLISS BY PASSING THROUGH THE GATEWAY CHOSEN BY THE HOLY STORSH (Midwest Premiere)
  • SUMMER OF ’84 (Midwest Premiere)
  • WHAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE (Midwest Premiere)
  • WOLFMAN’S GOT NARDS (Midwest Premiere)
  • THE RANGER (Illinois Premiere)
    Bound (Writer/Director Lana Wachowski in attendance)
  • JUICE (Writer/Director Ernest R. Dickerson in attendance)
  • TALES FROM THE CRYPT PRESENTS: DEMON KNIGHT (Director Ernest R. Dickerson in attendance)
  • JUDGMENT NIGHT (Director Stephen Hopkins in attendance)
  • HOWARD THE DUCK (Rare 70mm Screening)
  • DOCTOR X (Rare 35mm Screening)

SPECIAL GUESTS:

  • Director Ernest R. Dickerson
  • Director Stephen Hopkins
  • Comedian Jonah Ray
  • Director Lana Wachowski 
  • Special Effects Artists The Chiodo Brothers

Enjoy some summer scares this June by attending CINEPOCALYPSE 2018 to keep the horror hot and hip! For more information and to purchase badges, click HERE.

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