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Shock and Awe: Grindhouse Returns

What do the world's first superhero to arise from a pool of toxic nuclear waste, a beachball with claws wreaking havoc on a spaceship, racist cops, and sexual liberation in Amsterdam have in common?

They're all going to be on the big screen at the Fox Theatre this coming Saturday night, as Shock and Awe: The Grindhouse Experience returns for an all-night homage to classic grindhouse films.

An all-nighter marked by a lineup of not-so-serious B-movies brings serious enjoyment, and this unique experience is a way to ensure that we'll be thoroughly entertained on Saturday night, sleeping on Sunday, and groggy enough on Monday. It wouldn't be grindhouse any other way!

blogTO has tickets to give away to a few lucky readers. Check out the trailers and read on for contest entry details.

EVENT DETAILS:
Shock and Awe at Fox Theatre, November 8th at 11:30pm - 10am.
Featuring Toxic Avenger (1985), Dark Star (1974), The Bus is Coming (1971), Sensations (1975) and an unannounced "mystery film".
Tickets are $20 at the Fox Cinema box office, Suspect Video (605 Markham Street) and Eyesore (801 Queen St. West, above Rotate This). $30 at the door, if available.

Toxic Avenger (1985):

Dark Star (1974):

CONTEST ENTRY DETAILS:
At some random time today (after 10am but before 4pm), commenting on this blog post will be enabled. The readers who place the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd comments below will each win a pair of tickets to Shock and Awe on November 8th, 2008. Do not post more than one comment or you will be disqualified (we'll be watching IP addresses). Be sure to include a valid email address on the form, and to be contacted with prize claim details.

Images from badmovies.org and timeinc.net


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