Los Angeles Times’ Hero Complex Film Festival takes off into its fifth year with a phenomenal lineup of genre-defining fan favorites. The screenings and live Q&As with the film’s creators and stars will be hosted by The Times’ Hero Complex editor Gina McIntyre May 30-June 1 at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatres.
Fri. May 30:
- A 10th anniversary big screen presentation of 2003’s “Battlestar Galactica” miniseries and reunion of creator Ronald D. Moore with actors Jamie Bamber, Edward James Olmos, and Mary McDonnell
Sat. May 31:
- Special advance matinee of “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and conversation with writer/director Dean DeBlois and stars Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera
- The beloved horror-comedy “Gremlins” followed by discussion with director Joe Dante
- Oscar winner James Cameron will reflect on the franchise that launched his blockbuster career between screenings of “Terminator” and “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”
Sun. June 1:
- A rare theatrical showing of the legendary “Monty Python & the Holy Grail” (and yes, there will be coconuts)
- Sigourney Weaver will discuss becoming one of the world’s most iconic – and first female – action stars between a double feature of “Alien” and “Aliens”
The Festival is the award-winning Hero Complex’s marquee event and will be presented in association with TNT’s “Falling Skies” and the Hero Initiative. Hero Complex reports on all aspects of superheroic, sci-fi, fantasy and horror entertainment. The site’s influential presence can be felt throughout the fanboy/fangirl universe, from special print editions and appearances at San Diego Comic-Con International, New York Comic-Con and WonderCon, to its popular IMAX Screening Series, which hosts upcoming genre releases throughout the year.
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