Sci-Fi Spectacular | Chicago Reader

Sci-Fi Spectacular

The popular sci-fi marathon returns, amping up this time to a full 24 hours. Highlights include Roger Corman's Attack of the Giant Leeches (Sat 3/9, noon), Joe Dante's Matinee (1:15 PM), Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal (3:05 PM), Charlton Heston in Soylent Green (5 PM), Brain Damage with director Frank Henenlotter in person (7:30 PM), the 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (10 PM), John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness (midnight); Vincent Price in The Last Man on Earth (Sun 3/10, 6:30 AM), Bruce Dern in Silent Running (8:15 AM), and Don Hertzfeldt's It's Such a Beautiful Day (10 AM). Tickets are $20, $25 day of show; to order see


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