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70mm Shorts Program II

Presented by The Chicago Film SocietyCLICK HERE for Advance Tickets to 70MM SHORTS SHOWCASE IIThe Cinema-180 Adventure Theater sounds like a truly awful place to see a movie. In between rides at... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on May 28th

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'80's All Over - Live Podcast Recording with Special Guest Jonah Ray!

A part of Cinepocalypse 2018The podcast that covers every film released in the 1980s (month after exhaustive month) will be at Cinepocalypse to record its first-ever LIVE show! Co-hosts and well-respe... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Appearance

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Mateho (Jake Stormoen), an officer of the Inquisition and rational man of science, visits a remote monastery to investigate a bizarre murder of a monk... READ MORE

Directed by: Kurt Knight

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Await Further Instructions

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Take the techno-paranoia of Black Mirror, add the intergalactic body horror of John Carpenter's THE THING, adapt them into a VHS board game, and wrap... READ MORE

Directed by: Johnny Kevorkian

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Back to the Future

Wednesday, September 19th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILIn this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michae... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 19th

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Barry Lyndon

***Wednesday, June 6th 7:15pm Screening is free for Music Box Members***How does an Irish lad without prospects become part of 18th-century English nobility? For Barry Lyndon (Ryan O'Neal) the answer... READ MORE

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 184 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 1st

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Best F(r)iends: Volume 1

***Greg Sestero in person for a post-film Q&A***“Best F(r)iends,” starring cult-movie heroes Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero ("The Room"), is written by Sestero, the New York Times best-selling auth... READ MORE

Directed by: Justin MacGregor

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 31st

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The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From A Mythical Man

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018You've heard the tales--random chance encounters with funny man Billy Murray--some of which sound more like urban legend than reality. The Bill Murr... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Avallone

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Boogeyman Pop

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Set over the course of one summer weekend, a bat-wielding, masked killer in a rusted- out black Cadillac weaves in and out of three interlocking stori... READ MORE

Directed by: Brad Michael Elmore

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Bound

Director/Writer Lana Wachowski in attendance | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Three years before they delivered THE MATRIX (and redefined action movies forever), the Wachowski siblings offered up a... READ MORE

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Runtime: 108 mins

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Brink

North American Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Reckless police inspector Tung (Zhang Jin) is on a mission to crack down on Shing's (Shawn Yue) gold-smuggling operation, yet fails to appreh... READ MORE

Directed by: Jonathan Li

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Captain

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Based on a disturbing true story, the film follows Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), a German army deserter who stumbles across an abandoned Nazi captain... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Runtime: 118 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 3rd

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Clara's Ghost

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018In a true family affair, actor Ted Reynolds (Chris Elliot) and Clara (his real-life wife Paula Niedert Elliott), his scattered, homemaker wife, welc... READ MORE

Directed by: Bridey Elliott

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Cop Baby

North American Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Having failed a large covert operation and being cursed by a vengeful fortune teller, Major Chromov is trapped inside a baby's body. The only... READ MORE

Directed by: Alexander Andrushenko

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Danger Diva

DANGER DIVA: Robert McGinley's lo-fi sci-fi about staying analog in a digital future! Starring Molly Sides (lead singer of THUNDERPUSSY), DANGER DIVA is a music driven, cyberpunk thriller about a hard... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert McGinley

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 28th

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The Devil's Doorway

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018If you spend much time on the horror film festival circuit, you know that we've had a fantastic infusion of Irish genre films over the past few year... READ MORE

Directed by: Aislinn Clarke

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Doctor X

Rare 35mm Screening | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018The great granddaddy of body horror movies, DOCTOR X is a 1932 genre mash-up that may as well have been grafted together on the operating table w... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 76 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Domestics

Opening Night | World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018We’re kicking off Cinepocalypse 2018 with a thunderous bang in what will certainly be one of the most talked about genre films this year. I... READ MORE

Directed by: Mike P. Nelson

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Empathy Inc.

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018In this twisted, sometimes-brutal, black-and-white work from director Yedidya Gorsetman, hotshot venture capitalist Joel (Zack Robidas) has a multimil... READ MORE

Directed by: Yedidya Gorsetman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Eyes Wide Shut

After Dr. Bill Hartford's (Tom Cruise) wife, Alice (Nicole Kidman), admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an undergr... READ MORE

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 159 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 1st

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Feral

Your best friend has just been infected with a horrifying virus that will soon turn her into a rabid, rampaging cannibal-zombie. Do you: a) try to save her? or b) kill her before she kills you? That's... READ MORE

Directed by: Mark Young

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 1st

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Filmworker

Opens June 1stAfter starring as Lord Bullingdon in BARRY LYNDON, Leon Vitali gave up his acting career to toil in obscurity as Stanley Kubrick’s devoted aide-de-camp. For more than two decades, Leon p... READ MORE

Directed by: Tony Zierra

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 1st

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The Fugitive

Wednesday, May 30th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILWrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford) escapes f... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 30th

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Full Metal Jacket

Stanley Kubrick's take on the Vietnam War follows smart-aleck Private Davis (Matthew Modine), quickly christened "Joker" by his foul-mouthed drill sergeant (R. Lee Ermey), and pudgy Private Lawrence (... READ MORE

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 1st

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Gags

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Remember the photos of a horrifying clown in Wisconsin that went viral and ended up on the nightly news scaring the hell out of viewers all across the... READ MORE

Directed by: Adam Krause

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Grease

Wednesday, August 8th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILExperience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school ki... READ MORE

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 8th

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Heavy Trip

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Hailing from a small village in Northern Finland, musician Turo (Johannes Holopainen) is trying to overcome his fears by leading the an unknown heav... READ MORE

Directed by: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Home Alone

Wednesday, July 11th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILWhen bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night bef... READ MORE

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jul 11th

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Hover

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Set in a near future where environmental strain has caused food shortages around the world, the film envisions a world where technology provides a nar... READ MORE

Directed by: Matt Osterman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Howard the Duck

In 70mm | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Is it a guilty pleasure, a trainwreck, or a misunderstood masterpiece? The world may never agree, but there's one thing you can definitively say about George... READ MORE

Directed by: Willard Huyck

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Jun 21st

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Judgment Night

Director Stephen Hopkins in attendance | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Already a veteran of rough, tough genre flicks after A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1985) and Predator 2 (1990)... READ MORE

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Juice

A part of Cinepocalypse 2018After years of working as a celebrated cinematographer on such iconic films as John Sayles' THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET and Spike Lee's DO THE RIGHT THING, Ernest Dicke... READ MORE

Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Lowlife

Cinepocalypse Jury Award Winning Film Returns: What happens when you throw together a fallen Mexican wrestler with serious rage issues, a just-out-of-prison ex-con with a regrettable face tattoo, and... READ MORE

Directed by: Ryan Prows

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 8th

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Luciferina

North American Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Nineteen-year-old nun-in-training Natalia (newcomer Sofia Del Tuffo) reluctantly returns home to say goodbye to her dying father. However, wh... READ MORE

Directed by: Gonzalo Calzada

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Malicious

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018When young college professor Adam (Josh Stewart, THE COLLECTOR, INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 4) and his pregnant wife Lisa (Bojana Novakovic, DRAG ME TO HELL) s... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Winnick

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Mighty Ducks

Wednesday, June 13th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILAfter reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) gets arrested for drun... READ MORE

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jun 13th

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National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Academy Award-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s SHERLOCK, THE IMITATION GAME) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT... READ MORE

Directed by: Lyndsey Turner

Runtime: 240 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 30th

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A Prayer Before Dawn

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Based on the remarkable true story of Billy Moore (Joe Cole), a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thailand's most notorious prisons. He is... READ MORE

Directed by: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Astute horror fans know the long and colorful history of the Puppet Master franchise: kicked off in 1989 and boasting no less than ten wild sequels,... READ MORE

Directed by: Sonny Laguna, Tommy Wiklund

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Wednesday, June 27th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILThe year is 1936. Adolf Hitler is on a quest for the legendary Ark of the Covenan... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 118 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jun 27th

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The Ranger

Illinois Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Jenn Wexler's feature debut THE RANGER has been tearing up film festivals across the South since its premiere at SXSW, and now this wildly energeti... READ MORE

Directed by: Jenn Wexler

Runtime: 77 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Relaxer

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018With the impending Y2K apocalypse fast approaching, Abbie (Joshua Burge) is issued the ultimate challenge by his older brother (David Dastmalchen)--... READ MORE

Directed by: Joel Potrykus

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Rocky Horror Picture Show

This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, among other things — tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) after... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 16th

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The Room

This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Wiseau

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 15th

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The Russian Bride

World Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018A Russian woman (Oksana Orlan) travels with her 11-year-old daughter (Kristina Pimenova) to America, with plans to marry an eccentric billionaire baro... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael S. Ojeda

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Satan's Slaves

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018Joko Anwar's remake of the 1980s Indonesian horror classic SATAN'S SLAVES proves that two things are universal: Nostalgia and the power of a good ha... READ MORE

Directed by: Joko Anwar

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Secret Poppo

U.S. Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018In this largely improvised comedy from the directors of MEATHEAD GOES HOGWILD, Hall of Fame Architect and untrained actor Nick Luzietti (also a Chicago... READ MORE

Directed by: Nevi Cline, Zach Harris, Sean Pierce

Runtime: 86 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Seven Stages To Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through The Gateway Chosen By The Holy Storsh

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018A small-town Ohio couple (Kate Micucci and Sam Huntington) thinks they've found the perfect, inexpensive Los Angeles apartment, except for one catch... READ MORE

Directed by: Vivieno Caldinelli

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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The Shining

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and hi... READ MORE

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 144 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 1st

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Space Jam

Wednesday, August 22nd at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILSwackhammer (Danny DeVito), an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attract... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 22nd

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Summer of '84

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018For 15-year-old Davey (Graham Verchere), the thought of having a serial killer in his suburban town circa the 1980s is a scary yet exciting prospect... READ MORE

Directed by: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight

A part of Cinepocalypse 2018For his third time in the director's chair -- after the celebrated Juice (1992) and the cult classic Surviving the Game (1994) -- Ernest Dickerson teamed up with Tales from... READ MORE

Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Top Gun

Wednesday, September 5th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILIn one of the loudest, dumbest, and sweatiest of all 80s action films, T... READ MORE

Directed by: Tony Scott

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 5th

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Twister

Wednesday, July 18th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILDuring the approach of the most powerful storm in decades, university professor D... READ MORE

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Jul 18th

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What Keeps You Alive

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018WHAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE, Colin Minihan's artfully suspenseful follow-up to his 2016 film IT STAINS THE SANDS RED, opens with two women pulling up to a... READ MORE

Directed by: Colin Minihan

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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Wolfman's Got Nards

Midwest Premiere | A part of Cinepocalypse 2018A heartfelt documentary exploring the power of the 1987 cult film The Monster Squad and its 30-year impact on its rabid fan base, the cast and crew,... READ MORE

Directed by: André Gower

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 21st

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