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Bruce Campbell Horror Film Fest Returns with Killer Lineup

Bruce Campbell Horror Film Fest Returns with Killer Lineup
The third annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival returns to Rosemont, Illinois in conjunction with Wizard World Chicago this weekend, starting tonight! Running Thursday, August 18th through Sunday, August 21st, the fest offers rare screenings and world premieres of the most talked about films in the world of horror today. Fans will get exclusive peeks... Read more »

Weekend: Godzilla Mini-Fest, Flashback Horror Con

Weekend: Godzilla Mini-Fest, Flashback Horror Con
A few festivals highlight the weekend’s best bets around the Chicago area. The annual Flashback Weekend Horror Convention is already gearing up and Godzilla fans may want to check out a small, cool festival going on in Niles. A few genre flicks can be seen at local independent cinemas, along with ongoing plays and exhibits.... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Fulci, Chicago Frights, First Jason

Weekend Horror: Fulci, Chicago Frights, First Jason
The weekend events list returns with a bloody vengeance full of midnight madness, haunt cons, apocalyptic zombie mayhem, and more. On a personal note, I’d like to thank the kind comments from many of you for understanding my absence the last week or two. Medical emergencies in the family and the internet going down for... Read more »
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Weekend: Chicago Premieres, Coen Brothers Retrospective, and More

Weekend: Chicago Premieres, Coen Brothers Retrospective, and More
The weather may be hot, but it sure feels like fall is on the way with so many genre events popping up out of the woodwork. Weekend movie premieres of Tabloid Vivant (free!), Drifted, The American Side, and Director’s Cut (check below to find information on special Q&A discussions!). The Music Box Theatre will present... Read more »

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 35mm Screening and More Weekend Fun

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 35mm Screening and More Weekend Fun
David Lynch is a creative pioneer extraordinaire. His visions and dreams often become nightmares for viewers. Whether we’re disturbed by and/or in love with his work, we’ll never forget any of it. The world of Twin Peaks has gained an enormous cult following over the years and we’ll be lucky to see a long-awaited, highly-anticipated... Read more »

Weekend Bets: Blue Velvet 30th Anniversary, Svengoolie, Hearse Show

Weekend Bets: Blue Velvet 30th Anniversary, Svengoolie, Hearse Show
June is a busy month, so I’ve compiled a list of weekend events below for those of you who like to get out and about during the summer days. Chicago’s horror host with the most, Svengoolie, will be doing a meet-and-greet at the annual Hardcore Hearse Show in Lombard on Saturday. Printers Row Lit Fest... Read more »
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The Conjuring 2 Advance Screening

The Conjuring 2 Advance Screening
A limited amount of passes have become available to us for Chicago-area horror fans to attend an advance screening of The Conjuring 2 next week, courtesy of Warner Bros. The screening will be held at AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois) at 7:00pm on Monday, June 6th! If you would like to attend this... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Zombie Prom, Chicago Critics Film Festival, and More

Weekend Horror: Zombie Prom, Chicago Critics Film Festival, and More
This weekend, a great opportunity to see new horror films is happening at the Chicago Critics Film Festival, hosted by the Music Box Theatre. Running through the 26th, all kinds of hot new films will be at your fingertips (each hand-picked by esteemed Chicago critics). Feeling too ghoulish to sit around? Head to the Chicago... Read more »

Friday the 13th and Weekend Horror Events

Friday the 13th and Weekend Horror Events
Another packed weekend full of horror-themed madness awaits! MOVIES: Green Room - Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin) directs another brilliant, unsettling thriller starring Patrick Stewart. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Runs through May 19th. Times vary. High-Rise – Ben Wheatley (Kill List, Sightseers) directs a new dramatic thriller about strange tenants... Read more »
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Chicago Zombie Prom: Ghoulish Attire Encouraged

Chicago Zombie Prom: Ghoulish Attire Encouraged
The largest undead dance of the year is set to return as Zombie Army Productions will host their 8th Annual Chicago Zombie Prom party at The Cubby Bear on Saturday, May 21st, 2016. It is required to dress in zombie attire, but the great thing about that is the variety of zombie types there are... Read more »
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