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Assault On Precinct 13 (1976) & Robocop (1987) double-bill (Reel Steel weekender)
The Reel Steel Cult Weekender is a celebration of films which hold a ‘classic’ or ‘cult’ status in cinema.
Taking place Friday March 13th – Sunday March 15th at Sheffield’s historic Abbeydale Picture House – a Grade II listed 1920’s picture palace cinema – bringing the sense of occasion to match some of cinema’s most iconic films.
The 1976 thriller Assault On Precinct 13 from legendary director John Carpenter follows a small group of law-enforcers and law-breakers, trapped inside a police station as they defend against an attack from an LA gang and try to survive the night, in this unrelenting cult classic – featuring one of John Carpenter’s most iconic film scores.
Part of our ‘Law & Order’ double-bill, alongside a special 35mm screening of another crime classic – RoboCop (1987).
While in pursuit of a sadistic criminal, Officer Alex Murphy is brutally gunned down in the line of duty. The OCP (Omni-Consumer-Products), the corporation who hold ownership of the Detroit Police Department, take Murphy and turn him into their latest weapon against crime – a cybernetically enhanced law enforcer. Released at the peak of 1980’s excess, RoboCop is an enduring social satire and sci-fi classic that continues to thrill.
Part of the 2020 Reel Steel Cult Weekender Film Festival.
Saturday March 14th
£9 – tickets here.
Doors open – 5pm
Assault On Precinct 13 – 6pm
followed by 30 minute interval
Robocop – 8pm
Age 18+ only
The 2020 Cult Weekender programme includes:
Friday The 13th (1980) – 40th Anniversary
The Evil Dead (1981)
Assault On Precinct 13 (1976)
RoboCop (1987) – presented in 35mm
Kiki’s Delivery Service (Studio Ghibli) – presented in 35mm
Howl’s Moving Castle (Studio Ghibli) – presented in 35mm
The weekend ticket (£24.00 + booking fee) gives entry to ALL films over the weekend.
Weekend ticket holders will also be able to take part in a special 35mm film projection booth tour at the Abbeydale Picture House, ahead of one of our two 35mm Studio Ghibli screenings – details on how to book will be e-mailed to you.