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B-fest 2014 line-up (spoilers)

We are proud to represent the Psychotronic Film Society (original Chicago chapter) at the annual B-fest 24-hour schlockarama again this year. Go to www.b-fest.com for more details. We have the latest line-up right here under the break:

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Skyline on DVD/Blu-ray

Lost horizon This ambitious sci-fi thriller had the earmarks of a surefire hit. It’s an alien invasion epic with lots of scary monsters, explosions and battles, spiced with a few fresh ideas and served via excellent special effects work. It’s … Continue reading

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B-fest 2007

MADNESS INCARNATE!! The B-Fest has its own website! For the latest info, go to www.b-fest.com. On Friday, January 26 – Saturday, January 27, starting at 6:00 PM, A&O Film Board will once again host their annual 24-hour B-movie marathon at … Continue reading

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes DVD

Beverly Hills chimps With the world apparently destroyed at the end of Beneath the Planet of the Apes (Oops! Um… spoiler!), no one thought it likely that there would be another sequel. The box office tally, however, disagreed with them. The … Continue reading

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Nude on the Moon DVD

Lunar nature camp Okay, all you ladies — scram! I want to talk to just the men for a while. Go check out the Buffy bulletin boards for a while or something. Are they gone? Good. Hey cats, ever want to see … Continue reading

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Kronos DVD

Giant robot gyros from space This prime example of 1950s science fiction has been much overshadowed in intervening decades by more expensive productions like Forbidden Planet. This is unfortunate, as in some ways Kronos (1957) was ahead of its time, and … Continue reading

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Godzilla 2000

Return of the King It’s been 15 years since a real Godzilla movie has been released to U.S. theaters. Sony picked up North American (plus a few other territories) rights for a cool million, so they figure on recouping on … Continue reading

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Battlefield Earth

Psychlo-tronic First of all: yes, this film based on the novel by L. Ron Hubbard is influenced by his famous cult Scientology. It stars, and was propelled into production, by its star, prominent Scientologist John Travolta, who probably wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Devil Girl From Mars DVD

Mars needs men Once I get my time machine perfected, one of the first trips I want to make is back to England in the early 1950s, if only to be in the audience for the stage production of Devil … Continue reading

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Mission to Mars

Angry Red Planet Hollywood Poor Gary Sinese. First he was left behind when the other astronauts climbed aboard Apollo 13 bound for the moon. Then he lost the title role in Being John Malkovich to (ironically) John Malkovich. Now he … Continue reading

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