Children of the Corn w/Intro and Q&A by Courtney Gains

Upper Right theater
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:10pm to 11:00pm

Special Guest Courtney Gains will be with us for a screening of Stephen King's Children of the Corn. Q&A to follow.

Courtney Gains first achieved success during the 1980s with a variety of roles in films such Children of the Corn (1984), Back to the Future (1985), Can't Buy Me Love (1987), Colors (1988), The 'Burbs (1989) and Memphis Belle (1990). His most recent credits include Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Benny Bliss and the Disciples of Greatness (2009) (which he also produced), Faster (2010), L.A.Noir (video game) , _Field of Lost Shoes and Fun House Massacre. In addition to his film work, Gains has guest-starred on several notable television shows including Seinfeld (1989), Monk (2002), In the Heat of the Night (1988), Tales from the Crypt (1989), ER (1994), JAG (1995), Nash Bridges (1996), Charmed (1998), Alias (2001), The Guardian (2001) (recurring role), _"My Name Is Earl" (2005)_, Bones , The Middle, and Mini -Series Texas Rising. Gains has also worked as and acting coach and a musician. He once performed live on stage with Phish and has a solo album. He release an EP with his band Ripple Street in 2013 and a Full LP is coming out in 2016. With over 100 credits to his name in a wide variety of roles, Gains celebrates 30 + years in the film and television business.

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Children of the Corn

Directed by
Fritz Kiersch
Courtney Gains, Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton
92 mins
 | 1984
 | United States
 | English

A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believe everyone over the age of 18 must be killed. Based on the story by Stephen King, this classic 1984 film stars Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, and Courtney Gains. Special Guest Courtney Gains will introduce the film and do Q&A afterwards. 

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