After the CRIME WAVE/THE OBSESSION OF BILLY BOTSKI show Wednesday at The Grange you will have one last chance to see MR. LOBO host on stage before he and his wife Dixie move to the tinsel plated East Coast for gleaming pastures. BE AT THE CREST SATURDAY 7PM FOR A DOUBLE BILL OF MEN IN SUITS AND BEAST WISHES!
Sacramento movie monster fans, comic fans, and overall cinema creature fans come join us on January 12th for Hollywood Creatures and Collectibles presentation of the double feature screening “Men In Suits” and “Beast Wishes”. Men In Suits is an insightful documentary exploring the history of creature suits and the actors who bring them to life! Featuring some of the most iconic movie characters put on film. Beast Wishes chronicles the story of how Bob and Kathy Burns became the goodwill ambassadors of sci-fi and horror film fandom. This amazing couple have spent their lives nurturing the creative spark in talented people, many of whom went on to become award-winning masters in the Hollywood makeup and special effect industries. Between both films, some of the biggest names in creature acting and special fx are interviewed…Doug Jones (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth)Tom Woodruff Jr. (The Alien films)Haruo Nakajima (Godzilla, Ultraman)Bob Burns (The Ghost Busters, Invasion of the Saucer Men)Brian Steele (Hellboy II, Predators)Douglas Tait (Zathura, Knights of Badassdom)John Alexander (Gorillas In The Mist, Men In Black)Van Snowden (H.R. Pufnstuff, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters)Misty Rosas (Congo, Sid The Science Kid)Michelan Sisti (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dinosaurs)Camden Toy (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel)Bobby Clark (Star Trek). Oscar-winning makeup and F/X artists Rick Baker (Gorillas in the Mist, Ed Wood), Chris Walas (The Fly), Alec Gillis (Alien vs. Predator) and Dennis Muren (The Empire Strikes Back, Jurassic Park), Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead) and Steve Wang (Predator), directors John Landis (An American Werewolf in London), Guillermo Del Toro (director, Pan’s Labyrinth), William Malone (The House on Haunted Hill) and Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Howling).
Screening is followed by a Q&A hosted by Mister Lobo, with actor and creature designer Tom Woodruff JR (The Alien Films), actor Doug Jones(Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Hellboy 2, Pan’s Labyrinth), Brian Steele (Underworld:Evolution, Predators, Terminator Salvation) the legendary Bob and Kathy Burns as well as filmmakers Frank H. Woodward and Trish Geiger & Frank Dietz. MEN IN SUITS composer Mars Homeworld will be on the panel as well. Sacramento local Nicole Chilelli, winner of Season 3 of SyFy channel’s FACE OFF will be joining as a guest as well! Join us after the Q&A for a reception in cooperation with Formoli’s Bistro. Both general admission and VIP Tickets are availble at Tickets.com. VIP Tickets are limited.
SEE YOU THERE, MONSTER KIDS!