Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention

Flashback Weekend
August 5-7, 2016

Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Rosemont, IL

Flashback Weekend 2016 Schedule


Phantasm Remastered

PHANTASM REMASTERED

Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention presents two special advance screenings of the eagerly awaited 4K digital restoration of Don Coscarelli’s 1979 Horror Classic “PHANTASM”. In addition to “PHANTASM: REMASTERED” in a stunning 4K process and remixed 5.1 stereo sound introduced in person by Don Coscarelli, each showing will also include an extended trailer for “PHANTASM V: RAVAGER”.

4K Restoration of PHANTASM

 “PHANTASM: REMASTERED” screenings at the
Carmike Muvico Rosemont 18
9701 Bryn Mawr Ave.  Rosemont, IL  60018
www.carmike.com
Just a short walk from the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare.

“PHANTASM: REMASTERED” tickets now on sale at HERE or at the theater box-office.

“PHANTASM: REMASTERED” Showtimes

  • Fri.  Aug. 5, 2016 at 10:00 pm
  • Sat. Aug. 6, 2016 at 11:30 pm

Located in Rosemont off of River Road and 294, the Carmike Muvico Rosemont 18 features elegant stadium seating, state of the art Sony 4K digital projection, and Bogart’s;  a full service bar and restaurant.  Phantasm fans will be able to enjoy their favorite alcoholic beverages during the movie.

Carmike Muvico Rosemont 18


20th Anniversary Screening of SCREAM

Flashback Weekend presents a 20th anniversary outdoor showing of the original 1996 Wes Craven classic “SCREAM” on a giant inflatable screen on Saturday August 6, 2016. The screening will be presented in the Crowne Plaza courtyard and will be introduced by Neve Campbell, Matthew Lillard and Skeet Ulrich along with many surprises. Seating is limited, so get your tickets now!

SCREAM


Special Photo Op with Matthew "Shaggy" Lillard and The Mystery Machine from Scooby Doo

Our biggest guest ever, literally! “The Mystery Machine" from the movie Scooby Doo will be appearing all three days, and we have a Special Photo Op with Matthew Lillard (Shaggy) and the iconic van. Get your tickets for this very special photo op HERE, courtesy of CelepPhotoOps.com.

Mystery Machine


Saturday Afternoon at the Crowne Plaza: The 11th Annual Sinister Visions COSTUME CONTEST

Flashback Weekend 2015
The 2015 Costume Contest Winners with Svengoolie

Join us Saturday August 6 (Time TBD) in your favorite ghoulish costume for our 11th Annual Sinister Visions Costume Contest and compete for fun and prizes! The contest will be hosted by Chicago Television legend “SVENGOOLIE”! All ages welcome!

Prizes are awarded for First, Second and Third Place, and there's a Kids Category for ages 12 & under. Winners are determined by audience applause.

This event is sponsored by Sinister Visions inc.

THERE IS NO PRE-REGISTRATION: Contestants should start assembling outside of the room in which the event will be held (it'll be in the program at the show) starting 30 minutes prior to the event. Chad Savage will be there to direct you as necessary.


Krueger Costume Contest

Flashback Weekend pays tribute to the “Man of your Dreams” Freddy Krueger with the Krueger Costume Contest hosted by John Laflamboy. Get the full details and enter the contest HERE.

Krueger Costume Contest


Svengoolie!


Click HERE to Purchase Your Celebrity Photo Op Ticket!

Friday Aug. 5, 2016

Crowne Plaza
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Registration Booth Open
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Dealers room open (Ballrooms 2-5)
4:00 pm - 8:45 pm | Celebrity signings (Ballrooms 2-5)
8:10 pm | Matthew Lillard & The Mystery Machine Photo-Ops (Ballroom 5)*
*separate ticket from Celeb Photo-Ops required

Crowne Plaza Ideation Lounge
4:00 pm - 9:15 pm | Celeb Photo Ops - Separate tickets required | SCHEDULE

Crowne Plaza Ballroom 1
4:00 pm - 7:40 pm | “ASH VS EVIL DEAD” Season One - Episode One - Commentary by Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell (pre-recorded) - Introduced by Jill Marie Jones & Ted Raimi

Carmike Muvico Rosemont 18
(Located on the North side of the parking garage)
10:00 pm | Bloody-Disgusting.com presents “WORLD OF DEATH” episode*
*Ticket for “PHANTASM: REMASTERED” required
10:10 pm | “PHANTASM: REMASTERED” 4K restoration introduced by Don Coscarelli.*
*Separate ticket required, available HERE

Saturday August 6, 2016

Crowne Plaza
9:30AM - 5:45 pm | Registration Booth Open
10:00AM - 6:45 pm | Dealer room (Ballrooms 2-5)
10:00AM - 6:00 pm | Celebrity signings (Ballrooms 2-5)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Svengoolie autograph signings - Balmoral Room
5:00 pm | Matthew Lillard & The Mystery Machine Photo-Ops (Ballroom 5)*
*separate ticket from Celeb Photo-Ops required

Crowne Plaza Ideation Lounge
11:00 am - 4:30 pm | Celeb Photo Ops - Separate tickets required | SCHEDULE

Crowne Plaza Ballroom 1
11:00 am - 11:10 pm | Convention Opening Remarks
11:10 am - 11:20 am | "WORLD OF DEATH" Episode
11:20 am - 11:40 am | John Russo Q & A
11:40 am - 12:00 pm | Eugene Clark Q & A
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Ted Raimi & Michelle Jones Q & A
1:00 pm | The Krueger Costume Contest
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Julian Sands Q & A
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Adrenne King, Amy Steel, Melanie Kinnaman, Tiffany Helm, Kathleen Kinmont Q & A
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Rob Zombie's "31" Panel, with Malcolm McDowell, Meg Foster, Judy Geeson, Pancho Moler & David Ury
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm | "WISHMASTER" presented by Robert Kurtzman & Andrew Divoff
4:20 pm - 5:00 pm | 11th Annual Sinister Visions Costume Contest hosted by Svengoolie
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm | Ron Fitzgerald - Phantasm-Themed Dark Magic
6:00 pm | “THE CRAFT” (1996) - Introduced by Rachel True

Crowne Plaza Lower level - Midway Room - Movie Screenings
12:00 pm "WARLOCK" (1989)
2:00 pm "EVIL DEAD 2" (1987)
4:00 pm "YOU'RE NEXT" (2013)

Crowne Plaza Outdoor Courtyard
8:15 pm | Giant Screen Outdoor Movie! “SCREAM” (1996)* hosted by Neve Campbell, Matthew Lillard, and Skeet Ulrich
*Separate ticket required

Carmike Muvico Rosemont 18
(Located on the North side of the parking garage)

11:30 pm | “PHANTASM: REMASTERED” 4K restoration introduced by Don Coscarelli *
*Separate ticket required, available HERE

Sunday August 6, 2016

Crowne Plaza
10:30 am - 3:00 pm | Registration Booth Open
11:00 am - 4:00 pm | Dealer room (Ballrooms 2-5)
11:00 am - 4:00 pm | Celebrity signings (Ballrooms 2-5)
3:35 pm | Matthew Lillard & The Mystery Machine Photo-Ops (Ballroom 5)*
*separate ticket from Celeb Photo-Ops required

Crowne Plaza Ideation Lounge
11:15 am - 3:35 pm | Celeb Photo Ops - Separate tickets required | SCHEDULE

Crowne Plaza Ballrooms 1
11:45 am - 12:00 pm | Bloody-Disgusting.com presents “WORLD OF DEATH” episode
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Sharni Vinson Q & A
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm | Rachel True Q & A
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Slashers – Chris Durand, Bob Elmore, & Tom Morga
2:00 pm | Svengoolie live on stage emceeing “ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN” (1948)
Audience participation, prizes, & surprises!

Times and Events Subject to Change