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Verotika is coming to Cinepocalypse for its world premiere this summer season. The horror anthology marks the directorial debut of punk metallic legend Glenn Danzig and relies on his Verotik comics. The film was introduced in August 2018, and now it is virtually prepared for the world to see.

Cinepocalypse, Chicago’s premiere pageant for electrifying and provocative style cinema, returns to the Music Field Theatre June 13th for eight days of options, shorts, occasions and surprises, together with eight implausible break-out world premieres! Topping the listing this yr is Verotika.

CFF 2019 could not be extra excited to introduce you to Verotika, the directorial debut from Misfits founder and punk/metallic legend Glenn Danzig. Glenn’s ardour for movie, the occult, and all issues ghouls ‘n ghosts has lengthy influenced his music, and now he is taking these parts to the massive display screen. That includes a plot shrouded in secrecy, a soundtrack of latest Danzig music, and primarily based on the output of his comedian ebook publishing firm Verotik-a compound of “violence” and “erotic”-this function movie anthology is a realization of his lifelong love of comics and the darkish arts. We’ll soften your face off with the world premiere of Verotika on opening night time, with Glenn in attendance.

Retaining the exhausting rock vibes going, CFF may also be presenting a tribute to iconic heavy metallic act Gwar with a particular retrospective. Cinepocalypse will salute these patron saints of debauchery with a two-tier punch of completely authentic and unparalleled cinematic chaos, with Gwar members in attendance. First with a particular retrospective screening occasion showcasing various their most extravagant quick movies, together with the Grammy-nominated Phallus in Wonderland (for the primary time on the massive display screen!). BälSäc and Sleazy P. take the stage to verbally skewer John Fasano’s 1987 Canadian cult traditional Rock ‘N’ Roll Nightmare starring (and written by) fellow rock god Thor!

A number of misplaced movies may also be ‘unearthed’ throughout this epic pageant with an outrageous prolonged minimize of Sizzling Canine… The Film and a never-before-seen ‘gore’ minimize of Tammy and the T-Rex starring Dennis Richards. Do not let anybody let you know that misplaced treasure would not exist, as a result of CFF is past thrilled to current these two world premieres, which they’re calling extra valuable than the Holy Grail.

A love story like no different (from the director of Mac and Me, no much less!), Tammy and the T-Rex is a ’90s Disney Channel film on bathtub salts, starring Denise Richards because the titular T-Rex love curiosity. Due to the Academy Movie Archive we’re capable of display screen the never-before-seen, never-known-to-exist, R-rated ‘Gore-cut’ 35mm print for the primary time ever! After which get able to return to the horny slopes of Sizzling Canine…The Film for the 35th Anniversary Producer’s Minimize 4K Restoration of the David Naughton and Shannon Tweed starring winter wonderland, PORKY’S-esque youth comedy, now with never-before-seen restored footage. The particular screening shall be hosted by Synapse Movies Don Might Jr., the A.V. Membership’s Katie Rife and Mike “McBeardo” McPadden, creator of Teen Film Hell: A Crucible of Coming-of-Age Movies From Animal Home to Zapped!

The pageant will current its annual achievement award to none apart from the esteemed Canadian actor Michael Ironside, who’s been a staple on the planet of style cinema for the previous three a long time. Ironside will settle for his award following a particular 70mm screening of the sci-fi motion movie Whole Recall. There’s loads of different thrilling stuff happening at Cinepocalypse, together with a particular screening of Tradition Shock and Satanic Panic. Caryn Waecther tackles isolation within the age of social media along with her haunting sophomore function Deadcon}, following real-life YouTubers Lauren Elizabeth and Claudia Sulewski up in opposition to vengeful ghosts much more horrifying than their devoted followers. Darkish pasts come calling again in Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala’s Sundance hit The Lodge because the destiny of a younger girl and her new, grudging step-children unravel on this star-studded psychological slowburn that includes Riley Keough, Jaeden Lieberher, Alicia Silverstone, Richard Armitage and Lia McHugh. Pollyanna McIntosh, finest identified for her function on AMC’s The Strolling Useless, strikes into the director seat for Darlin‘, a follow-up to Fortunate McKee’s 2011 movie The Girl, whereas additionally reprising her starring function within the debut that charged SXSW’s Midnight Insanity earlier this yr.

To prime every little thing off, there may also be a Kid’s Play impressed speakeasy known as ‘Rated R’, and a lot extra. Acclaimed director Joel Schumacher will even be readily available for particular screenings and Q&As for Falling Down and a uncommon 70mm print of Flatliners. You may get all the data you want concerning the occasion at Music Field Theater. Under is the complete line-up and a few pictures together with the CFF 2019 poster, the primary ever have a look at Verotika, a have a look at Tradition Shock, Satanic Panic, Tammy and the T-Rex together with a bunch shot of Gwar.

Cinepocalypse poster 2019


Culture Shock

Satantic Panic

Tammy and the T-Rex


Achoura, dir. Talal Selhami

Morocco, North American Premiere

4 childhood pals are reunited when one in all them re-surfaces after 20 years, forcing them to confront a creature straight out of a spine-chilling Moroccan legend.

Assault of the Demons, dir. Eric Energy

USA, World Premiere – Filmmaker in attendance!

Three pals should use each ability their minds can fathom to stave off a legion of mutating demons overtaking their neighborhood. Transfer over SOUTH PARK, this gore-soaked movie is finished solely in hand cut-paper animation.

Belzebuth, dir. Emilio Portes

Mexico, North American Premiere

After shedding his household in a most horrific method, a particular border agent should examine a collection of deaths involving younger youngsters, possession, and an historical demon named Belzebuth.

Bliss, dir. Joe Begos

USA, Midwest Premiere

A superb macabre painter going through the worst inventive block of her life turns to each vice she will to finish her masterpiece, spiraling right into a hallucinatory hellscape of medicine, intercourse, and an entire lotta homicide.

Hulu’s Into The Darkish: Tradition Shock, dir. Gigi Saul Guerrero

USA, Particular Presentation – Filmmaker in attendance!

This thriller follows a younger girl in pursuit of the American Dream, who crosses illegally into the USA, solely to search out herself in an American nightmare.

Darlin’, dir. Pollyanna McIntosh

USA, Midwest Premiere – Filmmaker in attendance!

A direct sequel to 2011’s cult traditional THE WOMAN, star Pollyanna McIntosh takes over the director’s chair on this coming-of-age shocker with a horror-tinged twist.

Deadcon, dir. Caryn Waechter

USA, World Premiere

The horrors and isolation of being a social media influencer run rampant in DEADCON, when a set of Youtube and Instagram stars quickly uncover there are issues scarier than 1000’s of youngsters armed with telephones asking for selfies.

Falling Down, dir. Joel Schumacher

USA, Retrospective – Filmmaker in attendance!

An unemployed protection employee, pissed off with the assorted flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out in opposition to them. Introduced in 35mm.

Flatliners, dir. Joel Schumacher

USA, Retrospective – Filmmaker in attendance!

5 medical college students experiment with “near-death” experiences till the darkish penalties of previous tragedies start to jeopardize their lives. Introduced in 70mm

Ghost Killers Vs. Bloody Mary, dir. Fabrício Bittar

Brazil, North American Premiere

On this horror-comedy massacre, 4 Youtubers with experience in supernatural occasions search recognition from their viewers whereas fixing the city legend of Bloody Mary. Put together yourselves for gut-busting hilarity and gore-soaked chaos.

GWAR Showcase

USA, Particular screening – Friends in attendance!

A retrospective of GWAR’s blood-splattered iconic heavy metallic profession, together with the Grammy nominated PHALLUS IN WONDERLAND, adopted by a Q&A!

Sizzling Canine… The Film, dir. Peter Markle

USA, 35th Anniversary 4K Producer’s Minimize Restoration World Premiere

Kindred Spirits, dir. Fortunate McKee

USA, World Premiere – Filmmaker in attendance!

Within the newest twisted work from the director of MAY and THE WOMAN, stars Thora Birch, Macon Blair, and Caitlin Stasey shine on this unapologetically darkish thriller a few deeply disturbed younger girl with a sinister agenda.

The Lodge, dirs. Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala

UK/U.S.A, Midwest Premiere

On this psychologically unsettling slowburn, a younger girl and her soon-to-be new stepchildren discover themselves snowed in at a distant winter cabin. In fact, unusual and scary occasions happen concluding in a closing act that may depart you shaken.

The Lurker, dir. Eric Liberacki

USA, World Premiere – Filmmaker in attendance!

A bunch of highschool theatre college students (led by Scout Taylor-Compton), have a good time their closing efficiency of Romeo & Juliet by dying by the hands of a savage killer, on this Chicago-set slasher that provides new which means to the expression “the present should go on!”

Mope, dir. Lucas Heyne

USA, Midwest Premiere – Filmmaker in attendance!

The tragic and really icky true story of two finest pals and low-end Mopes (slang for wannabe porn stars) who sought fame however gained infamy in a 2010 homicide at a San Fernando valley porn firm’s warehouse.

The Mute, dir. Bartosz Konopka

Poland, North American Premiere

Two knights set off to christen a small pagan village hidden deep inside the mountains, utilizing vile strategies to take management of the foreigners minds and souls. THE MUTE is a spectacle fabricated from visuals and ambiance mixed to create an exciting, savage, and mystical epic.

Punta Muerto (Useless Finish), dir. Daniel de la Vega

Argentina, North American Premiere

A thriller author is suspected of homicide when a colleague turns up lifeless within the actual method that’s specified by his newest, extremely praised ebook. To show his innocence, he should discover the true killer, on this beautiful B&W throwback to ’40s mysteries and movie noir.

Rock N’ Roll Nightmare, dir. John Fasano

Canada, Particular dwell film riff occasion with members of GWAR

At a farmhouse in the course of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band in search of inspiration to document their new LP will quickly discover themselves in a livid confrontation with the Prince of Darkness himself, in addition to GWAR!

Satanic Panic, dir. Chelsea Stardust

USA, Midwest Premiere

A pizza supply woman on the finish of her monetary rope has to battle for her life – and her ideas – when her final order of the night time seems to be to a bunch of high-society Satanists in want of a virgin sacrifice.

The Swerve, dir. Dean Kapsalis

USA, World Premiere – Filmmaker in attendance!

Holly appears to have all of it, however there are troubling indicators that each one isn’t proper as her life begins to spiral uncontrolled. Each a stellar portrait of despair and a horrific drama, this haunting replace on a traditional tragedy comes from a brand new author/director raised on the movies of Bergman, Polanski, and Hitchcock.

Tammy & the T-Rex, dir. Stewart Raffill

USA, Unique R-rated ‘Gore-Minimize’ 35mm World Premiere

From the director of MAC AND ME, comes a love story like no different. Starring DEnise Richards and the late nice Paul Walker. Oh, and naturally a T-Rex.

Whole Recall, dir. Paul Verhoeven

USA, Retrospective – Movie Visitor in attendance!

Introduced in 70mm.

“See you on the celebration Richter”. Villain extraordinaire Michael Ironside in attendance for one of many best sci-fi motion movies of all time! From filmmaker Paul Verhoeven and starring Arnold Schwarzenneger. You recognize this one!

Verotika, dir. Glenn Danzig

USA, World Premiere – Filmmaker in attendance!

That includes a plot shrouded in secrecy, a soundtrack composed solely of latest Danzig music, and primarily based on the output of his long-running, mature comedian ebook publishing firm Verotik-a compound of “violence” and “erotic”-this function movie anthology is Glenn Danzig’s directorial debut!

Villains, dirs. Dan Berk & Robert Olsen

USA, Midwest Premiere

When a pair of painfully amateurish criminals break right into a suburban residence, they bump into a darkish secret within the basement that two sadistic owners will do something to maintain from getting out on this black-comic thriller.

Why Do not You Simply Die, dir. Kirill Sokolov

Russia, Midwest Premiere – Introduced by L’Étrange Pageant

A detective brings collectively a horrible group of individuals in his residence, every one in all whom has a motive to need revenge. With loads of darkish Russian humor, this rip-roaring rampage of violence and gore performs extra as an evil Looney tunes than your primary gross-out expertise. Introduced by L’Etrange Pageant in Paris.

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