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Crypticon KC movie rooms are intented for those 18+, our movies have adult content in them, such as violence, adult content, language, partial nudity not intended for children. We ask that you respect the decision to make those rooms 18+ excluding the kids movie times on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 2:05 PM.
     

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Movie rooms are on the third (3rd) floor
(RED ELEVATORS/STAIRS ACROSS FROM RED ELEVATORS)

MOVIES/FILM FEST (18+)*

*Many of the films we play contain adult content, and show violence, blood, nudity, etc. Most of the films are either rated R, or are unrated. Because of this, both of the movies rooms are 18+. Children are only allowed if they are with a parent or guardian, and are not allowed to be left alone. If you or your child may find this kind of content offensive or not appropriate, do not bring them to the Movie Rooms. We are not responsible for, and will not be monitoring if a child is in the movie room without a guardian. We are not a movie theater.

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HEADLINER - HARBINGER DOWN    
 

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A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, things get downright deadly. It seems that the Russians experimented with tardigrades, tiny resilient animals able to withstand the extremes of space radiation. The creatures survived, but not without mutation. Now the crew is exposed to aggressively mutating organisms. And after being locked in ice for 3 decades, the creatures aren't about to give up the warmth of human companionship.

     
PREMIERE - JUILIA    
 

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Making its Midwest. debut at Crypticon Kansas City, Matthew A. Brown's dark thriller, JULIA is a force to be reckoned with. A film so visually and emotional resonant, that it transcends any boundaries or limitations that are typically placed on the type of genre that the film falls under. A rare gem, led by one brave and emotionally powerful performance, a story that hooks you in and doesn't let go, and enough style to fill two movies, let alone one.

Starring THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE's Ashley C. Williams as the film's title character, JULIA, Matthew A. Brown's follows a young, soft-spoken plastic surgeon's assistant who very early on in the film, falls victim to a group of men's gang-raping. Left for dead, Julia slowly makes her way back home, and does her best to resume her life, but finds it impossible to do so. Too embarrassed to tell the police or a hospital, she begins to find solace in cutting herself and drinking alone at a nearby bar. A few visits in, Julia overhears a group of women discussing an intense form of therapy for rape, and when Julia approaches the about it, she begins one intense and very gripping descent into a life full of vengeance and self-empowerment that you don't find in a lot of the films dealing with revenge after sexual assault.

Taking part in the experimental and very hush hush therapy, Julia is trained to pick up on sleazy men and proceed to destroy their lives (and other parts of them), with the insistence that it "never becomes personal". As the film goes on, and Julia finds herself through the various means of revenge on various men, her self-empowerment and identity finally come into their own, but as she becomes more and more capable, she's faced with the choice of continuing the therapy she's knee deep in, or if she would rather go after the men who raped her and suffer whatever consequences that decision may lead to.

It's very clear from the opening scene that JULIA is no I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE or THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT. As completely entertaining and infamous as those films are, there's a lack of all things exploitation in JULIA that makes it stand so firmly on its own two feet, creating a story that while it may seem faintly familiar, never seems like a copy of anything whatsoever. Though comparisons to The Soska sister's AMERICAN MARY may come up, due to the combination of an element of rape revenge and the medical field, any similarities to any other film begins and ends right there, as JULIA seems like a breath of fresh and original air, injected into the horror/thriller genre.

Standing out so impressively in the film is Ashley C. Williams and Julia. She plays the title character with a softness and subtlety that is a stark contrast to the caricatures that a lot of films falling into the revenge category seem to offer up. It's hard to remember a performance as brave and committed as that of Williams as Julia. Her performance reels you in from the very first time she's on screen, making it impossible to not only sympathize with her, but to genuinely care for her characters. As she begins to lose her grip on herself and the therapy that seems to be working quite well, you hope that she comes out of everything in one piece, as her performance is one of the most sympathetic ones in any recent genre films. A true testament to her abilities as an actress, when Julia is committing some painfully graphic revenge on various men, you don't feel sorry for them for a single second, your thoughts and concerns stay completely fixed on William's brilliant and powerful performance.

So carefully filled with emotion and visually stunning cinematography, JULIA is a film that will no doubt be one that will have genre fans talking for a good while.

     
     
RED DOOR    
 

DIRECTOR:

David Pike

STARS:

Bilal Mir
Tiffany Shepis









     
 
SYNOPSIS: A man trapped in an office where the only way out is a door that leads straight to hell attempts to outwit his own destiny. Red Door is a film where every shot, every line, and every object has meaning in a world where nothing is what it seems. Blending German expressionism, experimental, horror, suspense, drama, and wit. With winks to Hitchcock, Mario Bava, David Lynch, and Dario Argento. Red Door is a unique original story that will leave you guessing every time you open a door.
     
     
     
COULROPHOBIA    
 

DIRECTOR:

Nate Coulombe

WRITER:

Nate Coulombe













     
SYNOPSIS: In his youth, Luke experiences a tragic accident that
takes his parents and leaves him with a lifelong fear of clowns. Years later, he
meets a woman who he seems to finally connect with, but there is a part of her
life that will challenge his. Can she help him get over his fear, or will it all
go horribly wrong?
     

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Leslie Easterbrook, Tamara Glynn, Renae Geerlings, Chris Lazzaro
     

SYNOPSIS: A youngster sneaks into a movie theater during a private showing of a long lost classic horror film. She is unaware that the theatergoers aren't what they appear to be.

     
     
OLD 37    
 

DIRECTOR:

Paul Travers

WRITERS:

Paul Travers

STARS:

Bill Moseley and Kane Hodder



Big Media Pictures -
To be publicly released in Fall of 2015
Kansas City Premiere!
     

SYNOPSIS: After losing her father and best friend in less than a year, wallflower Amy decides she won't watch life pass her by one more day. Taking cues from her flawlessly sexy neighbor Brooke, Amy attempts to flirt with her muscle car driving boyfriend, Jason. Ever the mean girl, Brooke vindictively takes it upon herself to remind Amy just how insignificant she is in this world. With the help of her nurse Mother, Amy goes under the knife. Now a dead ringer for Brooke, Amy makes her move for Jason.

Meanwhile, deep down the forgotten stretches of back road where the cool kids race their cars, two deranged brothers, Darryl and Jon Roy intercept 911 calls in their father's beat up old ambulance to exact medical atrocities upon their unlucky victims. When a careless car accident befalls Brooke and Jason, Amy gets caught in the fallout. Amy always wanted her neighbor's life, but she may get her neighbor's fate.

     
     
     
ALICE D    
 

STARS:

Kane Hodder, Al Snow



Big Media Pictures -
To be publicly released in Fall of 2015
Kansas City Premiere!


Running Time: 85 mins
     
 

SYNOPSIS: In the late 1890s the Davenport House was a famous and successful brothel, until a young prostitute named Alice killed herself there. After her death, the brothel became haunted by Alice's ghost, and was eventually abandoned. More than a century later, the old structure is renovated into a beautiful mansion. It is still rumored to inhabit the ghost of Alice. Despite this, the new owner; the rich and arrogant heir to the Davenport fortune, decides to throw a wild party for his first night in the house.

     
     
INSANE    
 

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SYNOPSIS: Escaping from the Mafia family which he had been working for, Frank is hiding in a little town in southern Italy waiting for the next step of Katia. She is the new family inheritor and wants revenge. Therefore she pays Codom, a sadomasochist who doesn’t seem to be a proper killer. Accompanied by his loyal right hand Adam, Condom will start a blood bath.

     
     
 
 
 
 
 
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