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Friday, August 27, 2010

Grindhouse Releasing Presents Flashback Weekend at the Midway Drive-In

Grindhouse Releasing presents

September 10-11, 2010
The Midway Drive-In
Dixon, Illinois


GRINDHOUSE RELEASING presents FLASHBACK WEEKEND HORROR CONVENTION 2010  AT THE MIDWAY DRIVE-IN will feature 35mm screenings of classic horror and exploitation features, guest of honor Bruce Campbell in person, vintage coming attractions and concession ads, a horror dealer merchandise flea market, and more!

35mm programming will include a Friday night Triple Feature and a Saturday night "Dusk to Dawn" show. Classic horror trailers and vintage concession ads will be shown in between features. Horror vendors will be set up on the Midway Drive-In grounds on during the afternoons.

Located in northern Illinois between Dixon and Sterling, (a two hour drive from Chicago), the Midway Drive-In is home to the oldest Drive-In screen in Illinois. Hotel accommodations and campgrounds are located just minutes from the Midway Drive-In.

Bruce Campbell at the Drive-In!
Bruce Campbell (The EVIL DEAD series, TV’s “BURN NOTICE”) will be a special guest. Bruce will be signing autographs, conducting a lively Q & A and introducing a big screen presentation of his film “MY NAME IS BRUCE”. Bruce will be appearing Saturday Sept. 11, 2010.

Grindhouse Releasing presents Sam Raimi's THE EVIL DEAD on the big screen and more!!!
Grindhouse Releasing is presenting a nationwide 35mm theatrical re-release of Sam Raimi's "THE EVIL DEAD", and is giving it a big screen outdoor presentation at the Midway Drive-In. Grindhouse Releasing’s newly restored print of “THE EVIL DEAD” will be screened on Saturday Sept. 11 on the HUGE 90 foot wide Midway screen along with “EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN, and “ARMY OF DARKNESS”.

Other films screening during the weekend include “DOLLS” (1987), “THE UNDERTAKER & HIS PALS” (1966), and the  ultra gory slasher classic “PIECES” (1982) courtesy of Grindhouse Releasing.

Charles Band and his Full Moon Road Show!
The weekend will include many special events, such as Charles Band and his Full Moon Roadshow. Charles Band released many cult classics at Drive-Ins during the 70's and 80's, and we're thrilled to have him as a guest for his first Full Moon Roadshow appearance at a Drive-In!

Tickets now on Sale
Advance tickets now on sale. Visit for updates or call (847) 478-0119  for more info.

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