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Hero Complex’s 2014 Fest Lineup Boasts ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ James Cameron, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and More

Hero Complex's 2014 Fest Lineup Boasts 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' James Cameron, 'Battlestar Galactica' and More

The LA Times’ Hero Complex Film Festival, launching into its
fifth year, has unveiled its genre-happy lineup for the 2014 edition. The
screenings and live Q&As run May 30 through June 1 in Hollywood, all hosted
by HC editor Gina McIntyre.

Here’s a breakdown of what’s happening:

Fri. May 30:

·A 10th
anniversary big screen presentation of 2003’s “Battlestar Galactica”
miniseries and reunion of creator Ronald D. Moore with actors Jamie Bamber,
Edward James Olmos, and Mary McDonnell

Sat. May 31:

advance matinee of “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and conversation with
writer/director Dean DeBlois and stars Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera

·The beloved
horror-comedy “Gremlins” followed by discussion with director Joe

·Oscar winner
James Cameron will reflect on the franchise that launched his blockbuster
career between screenings of “Terminator” and “Terminator 2:
Judgment Day”


Sun. June 1:

·A rare
theatrical showing of the legendary “Monty Python & the Holy
Grail” (and yes, there will be coconuts)


Weaver will discuss becoming one of the world’s most iconic – and first female
– action stars between a double feature of “Alien” and

Tickets will go on sale April 30. Members of the Hero
Complex mailing list have 24-hour access starting April 29.


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