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Cinepocalypse 2019 Blasts Chicago with Genre Film Insanity

Cinepocalypse 2019 Blasts Chicago with Genre Film Insanity
Cinepocalypse 2019 is back for another incredible week of stimulating cinema! Known for bringing a ton of badass genre films to Chicago’s historic Music Box Theatre for a handful of years now, the festival (originally titled Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival) has brought an impressive roster of horror celebrities and genre directors, as well as... Read more »

Horror and Sci-Fi Events in Chicago May 24th-30th

Horror and Sci-Fi Events in Chicago May 24th-30th
Here’s another meaty list of genre events occurring in Chicago this weekend through next! Be sure to scroll down and find out more about the book signings! Have a wonderful weekend. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: HAIL SATAN? – (May 25th & 26th at noon) Charming, compelling documentary chronicling the rise of  The Satanic... Read more »

WildClaw Theatre to Host Horror Variety Show

WildClaw Theatre to Host Horror Variety Show
WildClaw Theatre presents The Brood: An Evening of the Horror Variety on Wednesday, May 29th. This one-night-only event will showcase live performers of magic, music, burlesque, drag, and possibly even puppets! The evening of dark delights will also offer a live Deathscribe favorite, secret guests, a silent auction, food, tarot card readings, raffles, a costume... Read more »
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Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Festival, Dark Arts Market

Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Festival, Dark Arts Market
Things are heating up in the land of Chicago genre events. Choose wisely! Enjoy your weekend! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL – (May 17th-23rd) Chicago critics pick their favorite acclaimed films. Genre fun includes a 40th Anniversary 35mm screening of ALIEN with actor Tom Skerritt in person! New film THE... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Hagazussa, Hail Satan?, Charlie Says

Weekend Horror: Hagazussa, Hail Satan?, Charlie Says
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: HAGAZUSSA – (May 10th & 11th) Psychedelic, folk-horror revenge tale about a shunned young witch in the 15th century. Atmospheric and chilling, it will be a treat for fans of art house cinema. Midnight at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. HAIL SATAN? –... Read more »

2 Weeks of Horror Screenings, Film Festivals, 35mm, Easter Haunts

2 Weeks of Horror Screenings, Film Festivals, 35mm, Easter Haunts
This week we’ve got TWO weeks of listings! Screenings, film festivals, 35mm fun, Q&As, horror plays, Easter-themed Haunted Houses, art shows, and so much more! 35mm screenings include: The Crow, Pulse, Little Shop of Horrors, Knife + Heart, and The Matrix. Rare event: Director Claire Denis will be at Doc Films next Monday for a... Read more »
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Win Tickets to the Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere in Chicago

Win Tickets to the Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere in Chicago
After an excruciatingly long wait, fans will soon finally find out just who will take the Iron Throne. WBEZ is hosting a live screening of the highly-anticipated Game of Thrones season 8 premiere at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre on Sunday, April 14th, 2019. WBEZ’s Nerdette Recaps Game of Thrones podcast will lead a discussion after... Read more »

Weekend: Lovecraft Party, Leprechaun Haunt, Horror and Cult Screenings

Weekend: Lovecraft Party, Leprechaun Haunt, Horror and Cult Screenings
Enjoy the diverse list of entertainment options available to Chicago horror, sci-fi, and cult cinema fans! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: BLADE RUNNER (1982) – (March 16th & 21st) Catch the original for free at local Chicago Public Libraries! Screens March 16th at 1pm at Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch (415 E. 79th St.,... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Drag Me to Hell [35mm], Little Shop of Horrors Musical

Weekend Horror: Drag Me to Hell [35mm], Little Shop of Horrors Musical
Screenings this coming week in the realm of horror for Chicagoans include: Frankenstein, Drag Me to Hell, Destiny, Lords of Chaos, Border, Burning, and more. The Little Shop of Horrors musical begins today at the Mercury Theater, Deadly Prey Gallery’s hand-painted movie poster exhibit continues at Great Lakes Tattoo, Metal Bingo, a horror fundraiser, horror... Read more »
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Valentine's Haunts, Audition, Overlord, and More Weekend Horror Events

Valentine's Haunts, Audition, Overlord, and More Weekend Horror Events
It looks like another weekend full of genre events, plays, and movies are lined up to fill up your time, stretching into next week. Valentine’s Day soldiers on with a few themed haunted houses offering both fun and frights. Have a fantastic weekend, creepers! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” EVENTS/OUTINGS: Valentine’s Day in Wonderland at... Read more »
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