Son of Monsterpalooza is over and it's back to real life for us. But before we tell you about the movies we saw at the convention, let's look at what we've got to look forward to in San Francisco this week. A big theme this week looks to be double features...
Read on to find out more.
Kubrick in Color
Tuesday 20th @ 7pm (2hrs 30min)
Adventure/ Mystery/ Scifi (IMDB)
"Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest."
Howling II: Your Sister Is A Werewolf (1985)
Tuesday 20th @ 10:45pm (1hr 30min)
Indie Film/ Horror (Google)
"After his sister is turned into a werewolf and subsequently killed, Ben White (Reb Brown) decides to help the enigmatic Stefan Crosscoe (Christopher Lee) fight the growing population of lupine monsters, along with the lovely Jenny Templeton (Annie McEnroe). Traveling to Transylvania, Ben, Jenny and Crosscoe attempt to hunt down the powerful werewolf queen, Stirba (Sybil Danning), and must face her furry followers, as well as other supernatural forces."
Wednesday 21st @ 10:15pm (1hr 32min)
Indie Film/ Action (Google)
"A woman with ESP and an interest in ancient Japanese culture becomes possessed by the spirit of an evil warrior."
Last day of BalboaCon!
Night Skies Double Feature
Mad Max (1979)
Tuesday 20th @ 7pm (1hr 28min)
Action/ Adventure/ Scifi (IMDB)
"In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang."
Mad Max II: The Road Warrior (1981)
Tuesday 20th @ 9:15pm (1hr 34min)
Action/ Adventure/ Scifi (IMDB)
"In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits."
Super Shangri-La Show Presents
The Destruction of Atlantis Double Feature
The Golden Bat (1966)
Wednesday 21st @ 7:30pm
Adventure/ Action/ Scifi (IMDB)
"The planet Icarus is on a collision course. The Super-Destruction Beam cannon is being bulit to destroy Icarus but the cannon is missing a special mineral for the lens. The team heads for a mysterious island in the middle of the Pacific. There they find ancient ruins of Atlantis but they are suddenly attacked by a strange drill shaped metal squid spaceship. It's commanded by the evil being Nazu who has engineered the collision with Icarus! He doesn't want to share the universe with humans. The action is on and the team discovers the Golden Bat who has been asleep for over 10,000 years awaiting this very moment to save the earth!
Starring Sonny Chiba!"
Atlantis: The Lost Continent (1961)
Tuesday 20th (1hr 30min)
Adventure/ Scifi (IMDB)
"After Greek fisherman Demetrios (Anthony Hall) rescues Princess Antillia (Joyce Taylor) at sea, he returns her to her home country of Atlantis. Once there, he is enslaved due to the evil machinations of Zaren (John Dall). Using sorcery, Zaren has made the inhabitants of Atlantis into slaves for mining crystals, which will then be used for a death ray to take over the world. Demetrios finds an allay in Azor (Edward Platt), a high priest who helps fight back against Zaren."
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Thursday 22nd @ 7:30pm (1hr 58min)
Drama/ War (IMDB)
"A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue."
The Crow (1994)
Monday 19th @ 9:20pm (1hr 42min)
Action/ Drama/ Fantasy (IMDB)
"A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder."
The Future Was Here Presents
Monday 19th @ 9:15pm (1hr 23min)
Animation/ Action/ Mystery (IMDB)
"A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master."
Tuesday 20th @ 7pm (2hrs 4min)
Animation/ Action/ Scifi (IMDB)
"A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only one kid and a group of psychics can stop."
Friday 23rd @ 9:15pm (1hr 47min)
Thriller/ Indie Film (Google)
"Bent on winning a Pulitzer Prize, a journalist commits himself to a mental institution to solve a strange and unclear murder."