The most complete documentary to date examining Punk’s most influential band. Featuring old club footage through giant stadium shows cut with terrific interviews. Dir. Don Letts. (80mins).
(1968). This Elvis television special captures him at the beginning of his comeback run. He looks good and he sounds great and the choreography is unbelieveably and fantastically bizarre at times. Part of our Elvis Disappearance Month Celebration!!! Dir. Steve Binder. (76 mins)
(1961) (95Ms) Directed by
Vittorio Cottafavi. Starring: Reg Park, Fay Spain, Ettore Manni, Luciano Marin, Laura Efrikian. The ever globe-trotting Hercules (Park) happens to be the right man at the right place when he saves the beautiful Iseme (Efrikian) from the deadly dragon Proteus. And lucky for Herc – she’s the daughter of Antinea (Spain), the Queen of Atlantis! Or, maybe not so lucky – it seems Antinea has designs on the Greeks, wants her daughter dead and has taken Hercules’ son captive. Enraged, Hercules brings the pain on the Atlanteans in order to save his son!
(1984). These two concerts show The Clash as they rise into “the only band that mattered” playing two blistering sets with several odd versions of their classic songs. (No Director credit) (99 mins).
(1976). Filmmakers Ivan Kral & Amos Poe were interested in the emerging Punk scene coming out of CBGBs and Max’s Kansas City. They began filming at shows and this film displays that footage with a raw and disjointed soundtrack. Dir. Amos Poe. Starring : Blondie, Television, Ramones, Heartbreakers, Patti Smith, Talking Heads & Wayne County. (85min)
Every Monday for the last 20 years – that’s 1040 straight Monday Nights!!!, we have had a different DJ at Delilah’s spinning Punk Rock from around the world. With $1 cans of beer, $2 shots of Jim Beam and free pool still being the specials and the flyer the same one I made out of cut up newspapers, Punk Rock Monday has and is where people come to play their records and check
out the best Punk Rock DJs that Chicago has to offer. We’ll have sets by some of our longest running DJs – DJ Chubby Chris, DJ Gilly & DJ Vinyl Richie. Don’t miss it !!!
(1986). Ding dong you’re dead! Evil zombies force a
messed up Vietnam Vet back to the House where his nightmare began. Starring: William Katt, George Wendt & Richard Moll. Dir. Steve Miner. (93mins)
(1979) (90Ms) Directed by John Carpenter. Starring : Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Houseman, Hal Holbrook.
The sleepy seaside village of Antonio Bay harbors a deep, dark secret – a past steeped in murder and greed. Exactly 100 years ago, a ship was wrecked on the coastline under heavy fog with no reported survivors. Now, undercover of a mysterious fog, a long forgotten horror arises to greet the villager’s descendants. The long dead souls of these mariners have returned…for vengeance!
(1984). On the road with a young Social
Distortion along with Youth Brigade and a visit with Minor Threat – one of the best punk documentaries ever. Dir. Adam Small & Peter Stuart. (78 mins)
(1987). Ash, the sole survivor of The Evil Dead, returns to the same cabin deep in the woods with his girlfriend. The two discover a mysterious tape recorder with passages from the Book Of The Dead. Little do they know that the words are powerful enough to invoke a spell that unleases the evil spirits of the forest. Dir. Sam Raimi. Starring : Bruce Campbell. (85mins)
(1969) (105Ms) Directed by William D. Brown. Starring : Alvy Moore, Thordis Brandt, John Lodge, Anthony Eisley.
Ralph Hayes (Alvy Moore – Hank Kimbal from tv’s ‘Green Acres’) leads an expedition into the swamps of Louisiana to investigate the seemingly accidental deaths of eight young women. Their research reveals that a powerful warlock (Lodge) has been doing the killing. Known as Luther the Berserk, his mission is to supply fresh blood to his newly risen, 200-year old witch queen (Brandt). And now that Dr. Hayes’ group know what’s been doing the
killing, the question is – have they arrived too late to stop this ancient horror from growing and killing even more!?!
(1983). This screening includes the 1973 documentary Looking For A Kiss, also footage from two
Dolls concerts from 1973 as well as their appearance on Don Kirshner, in addition, there is footage from two Heartbreakers shows, CBGB’s in 1975 and Irving Plaza in 1982. (87min)