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'Super Duper Alice Cooper' Documentary: Theatrical Screenings Announced



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The official Alice Cooper documentary, "Super Duper Alice Cooper", will premiere at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and will hit theaters nationwide beginning April 30. "Super Duper Alice Cooper" will officially premiere on April 17 and is presented by Banger Films, in association with Eagle Rock Entertainment, and distributed to theaters and venues by SpectiCast. "Super Duper Alice Cooper" will screen in over 250 U.S. cinemas and venues following the premiere (see below for a full listing). A special pre-recorded "Keep Calm & Just Ask Alice" question-and-answer session and welcome from Alice will be included exclusively with each screening. See below for a current list of U.S. theatrical and venue screenings, sorted by their original screening date. Several of the mentioned theaters and venues will show multiple screenings of "Super Duper Alice Cooper", so make sure to check your local listings for more information. April 30: Fairfax, VA - Angelika Mosaic Dallas, TX - Angelika Film Dallas Plano, TX - Angelika Film Plano San Diego, CA - Gaslamp 15 Honolulu, HI - Ward Stadium 16 Sacramento, CA - Tower Theatre La Mesa, CA - Grossmont Center 10 Rohnert Park, CA - Rohnert Park 16 Bakersfield, CA - Valley Plaza 16 New York, NY - Village East Manville, NJ - Manville 12-Plex Murrieta, CA - Cal Oaks 17 Cleveland, OH - Capitol Theatre Cleveland, OH - Shaker Square Cinemas Pittsburgh, PA - Southside Works Cinema Peoria, AZ - Arrowhead Fountains 18 Oklahoma City, OK - Bricktown 16 Chandler, AZ - Chandler Fashion 20 Moreno Valley, CA - Moreno Valley 16 Denver, CO - Northfield 18 Phoenix, AZ - Scottsdale 101 Arlington, MA - Regent Theatre Claremont, CA - Claremont 5 North Hollywood, CA - NoHo 7 Pasadena, CA - Playhouse 7 Amherst, NY - The Screening Room Inc. Chestnut Hill, MA - Showcase SuperLux Millbury, MA - Blackstone Valley 14 Cinema de Lux Dedham, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Legacy Place Bridgeport, CT - Showcase Cinemas Bridgeport White Plains, NY - City Center 15: Cinema De Lux Whitestone, NY - College Point Multiplex Cinemas Edgewater, NJ - Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas Farmingdale, NY - Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas Holtsville, NY - Island 16: Cinema De Lux Lowell, MA - Showcase Cinemas Lowell Foxboro, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Patriot Place Providence, RI - Providence Place Cinemas 16 Springdale, OH - Springdale 18: Cinema De Lux Warwick, RI - Showcase Cinemas Warwick Randolph, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Randolph Revere, MA - Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere Elmsford, NY - Greenburgh Multiplex Cinemas Yonkers, NY - Showcase Cinema de Lux Ridge Hill Bonita Springs, FL - Prado Stadium 12 May 1: San Francisco, CA - Balboa Theatre Cincinnati, OH - Esquire Theatre Columbus, OH - Gateway Film Center Sparta, NJ - Digiplex Sparta Mechanicsburg, PA - Digiplex Mechanicsburg Camp Hill, PA - Digiplex Camp Hill Williamsport, PA - Digiplex Williamsport Bloomsburg, PA - Digiplex Bloomsburg Selinsgrove, PA - Digiplex Selinsgrove Reading, PA - Digiplex Fairgrounds Solon, OH - Digiplex Solon Cinema 16 Surprise, AZ - Digiplex Surprise Pointe 14 Bloomfield, CT - Digiplex Bloomfield Lisbon, CT - Digiplex Lisbon Torrington, CT - Digiplex CINEROM Torrington Temecula, CA - Digiplex Temecula Tower 10 Apple Valley, CA - Digiplex Apple Valley 14 Bonsall, CA - Digiplex River Village Oceanside, CA - Digiplex Mission Marketplace 13 Poway, CA - Digiplex Poway 10 Westfield, NJ - Digiplex Rialto Westfield San Rafael, CA - California Film Institute May 2: Phoenix, AZ - FilmBar May 7: Athens, OH - Athena Grand May 13: Tuscon, AZ - The Loft Cinema May 19: Bridgeport, CT - Bijou Theatre "Super Duper Alice Cooper" is the twisted tale of a teenage Dr. Jekyll whose rock 'n' roll Mr. Hyde almost kills him. It is the story of Vincent Furnier, a preacher's son who struck fear into the hearts of parents as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre. From the advent of Alice as frontman for a group of Phoenix freaks in the '60s to the hazy decadence of celebrity in the '70s to his triumphant comeback as '80s glam metal godfather, we will watch as Alice and Vincent battle for each other's souls. Alice's story is told not only by the man himself, but through exclusive interviews with members of the original Alice Cooper band, Elton John, Iggy Pop, John Lydon and Dee Snider. "Super Duper Alice Cooper" is the creation of Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn at Banger Films, producers of "Iron Maiden: Flight 666" (2009 SXSW Audience Choice Winner) and "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage" (2010 Grammy-nominated and Tribeca Audience Choice Winner), and much-lauded filmmaker Reginald Harkema, winner of the TIFF Special Jury Prize for his film "Monkey Warfare". In a 2012 interview with Spinner.com, Dunn stated about the Cooper documentary: "We know Alice through various projects that we've done. We interviewed Alice for 'Headbanger's Journey'. He's also featured pretty prominently in two episodes of [the new groundbreaking documentary series] 'Metal Evolution', both in [the] Shock Rock and Early Metal U.S. [episodes]. He's a pretty fascinating character, who has been through a lot in his life. He's one of those musicians that maybe he hasn't had a hit in a long time, but everyone knows who Alice Cooper is because of his influence on pop culture and the big songs he had in the '70s. "We're exploring a different stylist approach with this film. It won't be talking heads; it's going to be more of an archival and animated journey through his career. "He's such a rich visual artist, it makes so much sense to try and do it in a different way. "I think we're just a little bit sick of doing talking head interviews, to be honest [laughs], after doing 300 of them for 'Metal Evolution'. So it's really the story of Alice's career from the '60s right up to the '80s and everything he went through — the ups and the downs, battles with alcoholism, being raised in a Christian family, rebelling against that but then coming back to faith later in his career, and moving from town to town, and trying to find his place." Alice Cooper's latest album, "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", sold 18,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 22 on The Billboard 200 chart. Cooper's previous CD, 2008's "Along Came A Spider", opened with just under 10,000 copies to land at No. 53. Recorded with longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original multi-platinum "Welcome To My Nightmare" album in 1975, "Welcome 2 My Nightmare" picks up right where they left off, with Alice trapped in his own warped mind.
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