Salem Horror Fest Welcomes Linnea Quigley

Scream Queen and VHS workout legend Linnea Quigley will take on Salem Horror Fest this October. Join her for a screening of The Return of the Living Dead on Friday, October 5th at 7:00 PM plus a VIP Reception. Meet & Greets with Linnea will be held on the following Saturday and Sunday.

She has starred in more than one hundred horror films (The Return of the Living Dead, Night of the Demons, Graduation Day, and Silent Night, Deadly Night), written three books, recorded two albums, released her own horror-themed workout video, and has been an animal rights activist since the 1980s. Don’t miss your chance to party with her in the Halloween capital of the world!

Tickets available at the link… 

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CinemaSalem
1 East India Square Mall Salem, MA, 01970

 

NYC – Sharp Objects Screening + Q&A

Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, Gillian Flynn, Marti Noxon, Eliza Scanlen, and Jean-Marc Vallée appear at the 92nd Street Y for a screening and conversation with Caryn James on Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 7:30 PM.

The summer’s most gripping psychological thriller is coming to cable this July, when the eight-episode limited series Sharp Objects premieres on HBO.

Based on the bestseller by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects stars Amy Adams as reporter Camille Preaker, who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.

Get a sneak preview of a full episode and hear from Adams and fellow cast members Patricia Clarkson and Eliza Scanlen, who are joined by Flynn, showrunner Marti Noxon (Dietland) and director Jean-Marc Vallée (Big Little Lies) as they discuss the project with Caryn James (BBC Culture).

Get tickets at the link!

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10128
212-415-5500

CA – Star Wars Ship Designer Signing

Colin Cantwell, Star Wars original Ship Creator, signs at Downtime Comics on Thursday June 14th from 4pm to 7pm. Prices for the signature is $25.00 for a signed print or personal item, and $35.00 for a larger print and a selfie with Mr. Cantwell.

Star Wars ship designer, Colin Cantwell, was the original concept artist and modeler for all things that flew in the first Star Wars movie, “A New Hope”. His designs include the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, Death Star, Star Destroyer, original Millennium Falcon, Y-Wing and others. Developing the process of “Kitbashing” to build the ships, he revolutionized the modeling industry by tearing apart model kits of cars, boats and planes and re-constructing the pieces into objects such as the Star Wars ship models. In addition to his contribution to Star Wars, Colin has been involved in several other iconic projects. His credits include: working closely with Stanley Kubrick to design the space scenes and suggest the memorable music for “2001: A Space Odyssey”; Being the “Hal 9000 Computer” that conveyed the flight progress of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing to Walter Cronkite while Cronkite was broadcasting live on national TV; designing the first OmniMax theater in San Diego which later became Imax; developing the first multi-color computer monitor for HP, and much more. He also worked on several other movies including, War Games, Close Encounters of a Third Kind, and more. You can learn about Colin and his other projects on his website www.colincantwell.com.

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Downtime Comics
3375 Iowa Ave, Riverside, California 92507

NYC – Sorry to Bother You Screening + Q&A

Actor Lakeith Stanfield and director Boots Riley appear on Thursday, June 21st at 7:00 PM for a  screening of SORRY TO BOTHER YOU. Tickets available at the link…

The feature directorial debut of rapper and activist Boots Riley, “Sorry to Bother You” stars Lakeith Stanfield (“Atlanta,” “Get Out”) as a telemarketer in an alternate present-day version of Oakland who discovers a magical key to professional success that leads him into increasingly surreal adventures. Following the screening, enjoy a freewheeling conversation with Riley and Stanfield moderated by New York Times contributor Logan Hill.

ScreenTimes, presented by HBO, will celebrate and illuminate the most fascinating projects in film, television and video. After each screening, veteran New York Times contributor Logan Hill will host substantive conversations with the creative artists and stars who are defining this enthralling generation of art and entertainment.

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Florence Gould Hall
55 E 59th St, New York, New York 10022
(212) 355-6100

CA – SDCC 2018: Jay & Silent Bob Get Old LIVE

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes appear at the American Comedy Co. in San Diego on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 10:00 PM during Comic Con International!

The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Clerks 2. Now you can see them live recording their comedy podcast Jay & Silent Bob Get Old.

Ranked #1 on iTunes Comedy podcasts, Jay & Silent Bob Get Old is a sometimes touching, always hilarious look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze. These limited engagements will be recorded as the stories evolve live in front of the audience, and released for free on Smodcast.com.

This is what fans everywhere have been waiting for – an opportunity to see their heroes on stage doing what they love, telling stories.

Tickets available at the link…

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The American Comedy Co. San Diego
818 6th Ave, #B, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 795-3858

AZ – It’s Your Universe Signing

Author and voice of Ahsoka Tano Ashley Eckstein appears at Hot Topic in Arrowhead Town Center in Glendale, AZ to sign It’s Your Universe on Wednesday, June 13, 2018!

About IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE:

Ashley Eckstein grew up inspired by all things Disney. She launched Her Universe, an apparel company catering to fan girls, which has become a preferred partner for Disney and their girl power initiative.

In IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE, Ashley shares her own life lessons, as well as lessons from iconic Disney characters, as a way to inspire girls to create big dreams and work to make them a reality.

Ashley tells her story of being a little girl dreaming of being on a Disney stage, voicing the first female Jedi, Ahsoka Tano, and starting Her Universe, a blockbuster clothing line and community for fangirls.

With prompts for journal entries and quotes from iconic Disney characters, Ashley shows how princesses, Jedi, and superheroes were great role models for choosing her own path.

The Revolution GROWS!

ATOMIC CRUSH EVENTS ANNOUNCES COMIC CON REVOLUTION EXPANSION & DATES FOR ALL 2019 EVENTS

 The Revolution GROWS!

 

Ontario Show Year 2 Brings in 7,489 Attendees! 

Inaugural Event To Launch At The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois June 1st & 2nd  

 West Palm Beach, Florida at The Palm Beach County Convention Center on March 2nd & 3rd  

 Ontario, California at the Ontario Convention Center on May 18th & 19th

New York, NY – May 29, 2018 | Atomic Crush Events (ACE) is excited to announce the expansion of Comic Con Revolution to Chicago in 2019 as well as the dates for returning events in West Palm Beach, Florida and Ontario, California.  Additionally, year 2 of the Ontario, California show attendance grew to 7,489.

ACE will be launching Comic Con Revolution Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Center in Rosemont, Il on June 1st & 2nd, 2019.  Attendees can expect to see some of the best and most exciting talent the industry has to offer headlining the guest list.  Also to be expected is a diverse exhibitor list that will include a large artist alley, comics, vintage comics, toys, games, cosplay and more.

“The team at Atomic Crush Events launched Comic Con Revolution in Ontario and West Palm Beach in back to back years.  Adding Chicago next year was a natural fit,” said ACE co-founder Mike Scigliano.  He added, “Chicago is a great comic book town.  We want to give the fans a true comic convention that focuses on comic books that is packed with artist, creators, dealers and publishers.”

“The Inland Empire proved to us once again that creating a Comic Convention for the area was the correct move,” said Drew Seldin, ACE co-founder.  “As the fans continue to support the conventions, we will continue to build a show for everyone.  We’re already starting to plan for 2019 to make year 3 even better.”

March 2nd & 3rd, 2019 sees Comic Con Revolution West Palm Beach (CCRWPB) return to the Palm Beach County Convention Center for its second year while expanding to two full days.  Comic Con Revolution Ontario (CCRONT) returns for its third year at the Ontario Convention Center on May 18th & 19th, 2019.

Guest announcements and ticket sale dates for all events will be forthcoming.  Our guest lists will focus on artists, creators, dealers and publishers from all aspects of the comics industry.

Each CCR will host a Cosplay Revolution Costume Contest giving all contestants the opportunity to win our one-of-a-kind Revolution medals.

Ontario 2019 will see the 2nd annual Joe Kubert Distinguished Story Teller Award bestowed upon a worthy recipient.  The 1st annual award was presented to Stan Sakai.

All Comic Con Revolution shows are celebrations of the incredible men and women who have made comics their profession.   At all CCR shows kids 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult ticket.

Information about all Comic Con Revolution events is available at www.comicconrevolution.com

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About Comic Con Revolution

Comic Con Revolution was founded on very simple principles.  We are excited to celebrate comics and the creative arts.  At the absolute core of what we do are the creators themselves.  The people who create the comics, games, toys, film, movies and more that we all love.  Without their tireless dedication to creating the fantastic worlds we all get lost in, events like Comic Con Revolution would not be possible.  We strive to create the best possible experience for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike.  Our team of event industry veterans are dedicated to working hard to create that experience for each of you.

About Atomic Crush Events

Atomic Crush Events is an event consultation and management company that was founded on experience and innovation.  Bringing together expertise in event management, marketing, sales and business development to create a unique team that can analyze and identify the best course of action when developing a live event.  Our philosophy is simple – create the best experience possible for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike.

More information is available at www.atomiccrushevents.com

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For More Information Contact:

Mike Scigliano – mike@atomiccrushevents.com

Drew Seldin – drew@atomiccrushevents.com

James Ross – james@atomiccrushevents.com

OH – Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan Screening + Q&A

William Shatner appears at the Taft Theatre on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM.

Set your phasers to stun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with William Shatner, live on stage. In this unique evening you’ll enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen. Following the movie, one of Hollywood’s most recognizable figures, William Shatner, will take to the stage to share fascinating and humorous behind the scenes stories from portraying the original “Captain James T. Kirk” in the Star Trek television series and movies as well as his career spanning over 50 years as an award winning actor, producer, director and writer. Fans will also have a chance to ask William their question during the audience-led Q&A.

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Taft Theatre
317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 232-6220

CA – Fatman on Batman LIVE + Signing

Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats, Comic Book Men) and Marc Bernardin (Static Shock, Genius, Castle Rock) appear at Scum & Villainy Cantina on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM for a live recording of FATMAN ON BATMAN to talk about all the news in movie make believe, terrific TV and anything that squeaks in Geek!

As a bonus Marc will be signing comics with Adam Freeman (Alphas, X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, The Authority, The Highwaymen) the hour before the show!

Tickets available at the link…

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Scum & Villainy Cantina
6377 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028

NYC – One Last Thing Q&A

Actor Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Jack Ryan) and director Tim Rouhana appear at BUILD Studio on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM to discuss the film, One Last Thing.

Dylan Derringer, a lonely dentist in Florida, is confronted by a figure from the past bringing news that sends him on an eventful and ultimately life-altering journey of discovery.

Free tickets available at the link..

BUILD Studio
692 Broadway, New York, NY 10012

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