Road Warrior’s Vernon Wells in Chicago for 35th Anniversary Screening

| April 24, 2017

On April 29, 2017, Vernon Wells will be at the Patio Theater in Chicago for the Sci-Fi Spectacular movie marathon, signing autographs and participating in a Q&A after the event’s 35th Anniversary screening of The Road Warrior. More details on the film lineup and vendors below, but be sure to let them know on the event’s Facebook page if you plan to attend!

 

Sci-Fi Spectacular 

Patio Theater 
6008 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 

April 29, 2017 

Doors Open at 11am. 

Noon ’til Late – All-Ages! 

SPECIAL GUEST: VERNON WELLS (star of Road Warrior, Inner Space, Fortress, Commando, Power Rangers, Weird Science). 

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
JORDAN DESCENDING by David Schmidt (9 mins.) 

Plus: Vintage Trailers, 1 minute fake 50’s trailer competition, Short Films, Prizes, Surprises!

Vendors include: 
Reel Art 
Asunder Art and Jewelry
Pretty Spooky Handmade 
Chicago Sci-Fi Horror 
House of Monsters 
Taco in a Bag 
Fluff ‘N Stuff 
Stranger PIns *
Alan’s Art * 
84 Chicago 

Presale tickets $20, Tickets are $25 
at the door, day of show. 

Presale tickets available online here: 
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2857870

Event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/375770699460493/?active_tab=about

Presale tickets at these fine stores: 
Bucket O’ Blood Books and Records 
https://www.facebook.com/Bucket-O-Blood-Books-and-Records-123602317676003/
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.

About the Author:

Jef is a writer and educator in Chicago, Illinois. He holds a degree in Media & Cinema Studies from DePaul University, but sometimes he drops it and picks it back up again. He's also the Editor-in-Chief of FilmMonthly.com and is fueled entirely by coffee (as if you couldn't tell).
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