Flashback Weekend is going big this year celebrating their second decade as Chicago’s largest and longest running horror convention. Come join BD August 9th through the 11th as we check out all they have to offer including a special 35mm screening of Night of the Living Dead introduced by the legendary George Romero himself! There are of course plenty of other celebrity guests, horror dealers, and special events as you’d expect from a horror convention. Read on for all the details, a full schedule and how to get your tickets. This one one you don’t want to miss. See you there!
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Flashback Weekend 2013
Chicago Horror Convention
August 9-11, 2013
Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Special film screenings include a 35mm 45th anniversary screening of the original “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD” introduced by George A. Romero, “PET SEMATARY” introduced by Mary Lambert and the cast, and the World Premiere of the unseen Pulsepounders “TRANCERS” sequel “TRANCERS 1.5 CITY OF ANGELS” (1988) starring Tim Thomerson and Helen Hunt. Director Charles Band will be introducing the screening, and will have many surprises for the audience.
“DAWN OF THE DEAD” (1979) reunion
Scott H. Reiniger
“PET SEMATARY” reunion
Director Mary Lambert
Rob Zombie’s “THE LORDS OF SALEM” reunion
Meg Foster “John Carpenter’s THEY LIVE”
Dee Wallace “THE HOWLING, “THE HILLS HAVE EYES” “, “ET”
Patricia Quinn “THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW”
Judy Geeson HAMMER FILMS, “FEAR IN THE NIGHT”, “INSEMINOID”
Bruce Davison “WILLARD”, “X-MEN”, Rob Zombie’s “THE LORDS OF SALEM”
Tom Atkins “John Carpenter’s THE FOG”, “NIGHT OF THE CREEPS”, “HALLOWEEN 3”
Nancy Loomis “John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN”, John Carpenter’s THE FOG”
Betsy Russell “SAW 3-7”, “CHEERLEADER CAMP”, “PRIVATE SCHOOL”
Lisa Marie “ED WOOD, “MARS ATTACKS”, Rob Zombie’s “THE LORDS OF SALEM”
Kim Darby “DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK”, “HALLOWEEN: CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS”
Eileen Dietz “THE EXORCIST”, “EXORCISING MY DEMONS”
Chicago TV Horror Host legend , “CHILLERAMA: WADZILLA”
SPECIAL EVENTS INCLUDING:
The Flashback Weekend costume contest hosted by Svengoolie and the Zombie Pin-up pageant sponsored by Sinister Visions.
Evening film events at the beautiful Muvico Theaters Rosemont 18
Friday August 9, 2013 – “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD” 45th anniversary screening Introduced by George A. Romero. RARE 35mm print!
Friday August 9, 2013 11:00PM – WORLD PREMIERE – The unseen “TRANCERS” sequel “TRANCERS 1.5: CITY OF ANGELS” (1987)
In 1988, Charles Band directed the anthology film “PULSESPONDERS” which featured the first TRANCERS sequel. “PULSEPOUNDERS” was shot and edited in 1988 before circumstances prevented it from being released. “PULSEPOUNDERS” was thought to be a lost film. For the last 25 years, “TRANCERS” fans have clamored to see the unseen adventures of Jack Deth!
Recently, a “PULSEPOUNDERS” work print was discovered, and will have it’s World Premiere at Flashback Weekend 2013! “TRANCERS 1.5: CITY OF ANGELS” stars Tim Thomerson (Jack Deth), Helen Hunt (Leena), and the rest of the TRANCERS ensemble.
This World Premiere of “TRANCERS 1.5: CITY OF ANGELS” will be introduced by director Charles Band. The evening will also include special unseen footage from the “TRANCERS” set and many surprises, including a special announcement for fans of stop motion animation!
Saturday August 10, 2013 – “PET SEMATARY” Introduced by Mary Lambert, Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Miko Hughes, and Brad Greenquist
Find out more and see all the latest announcements at http://www.flashbackweekend.com