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Bravestorm

Junya Okabe • Japan

Sat. Nov. 4 • Midnight • Cinemapolis

In modern day Tokyo, two friends eke out a living by fighting in an underground arena, but then find themselves surrounded by aliens hell-bent on destroying them! In Tokyo 2050, a world devastated by the apocalypse offers only one route to survival: become the next ultimate battle-Mecha pilot!

An adaptation of the 1970s TV series of the same name, BRAVESTORM is an improbable mix of The Matrix, The Terminator and Evangelion. But trust us, it works! 1,000 ideas per second on screen and no time to rest, this is a perfect midnight movie for Fantastik fans! Don’t miss this North American premiere, you will not get a chance to see it elsewhere!

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Samurai Rauni

Mika Rättö • Finland

Sat. Nov. 11 • Midnight • Cinemapolis

Rauni terrorizes the villagers in his small town. A drunkard and a bully, his unwavering commitment to the way of the samurai is only surpassed by his boorishness.

Rauni keeps the villagers on their toes, but is surprised to learn that someone has taken out a contract on his head. He sets off to discover who would have the gall to challenge his position in the village, let alone test his warrior’s prowess. Slashing like a blind man in a forest trying to fending off ghosts, he strikes at all the likely candidates, leaving a trail of carnage in his path.

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Zombiology

Alan Lo • Hong Kong | China

Fri. Nov. 10 • Midnight • Cinemapolis

When an adorable-yet-sinister chicken monster incites a zombie plague, it's up to two friends—the self-proclaimed "Double Dragons of Heaven and Earth"—to fight back, rescue their loved ones, and face the most dangerous threats of all: their own fears. Also: sentient and mobile eggs explode heads! This surreal experience balances heart with silliness to create a fresh take on the zombie apocalypse.

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