Category: Movies

Get Advance Passes to Jordan Peele's ‘US’ Movie in Chicago

Get Advance Passes to Jordan Peele's ‘US’ Movie in Chicago
The Chicago Creepout has been given 30 pairs of Admit-Two passes to an advance Chicago screening of Jordan Peele’s highly-anticipated horror-thriller US. The film will officially release in theaters nationwide on March 22nd, 2019. After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially-conscious horror films with his directorial debut, Get... Read more »

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 »

Weekend Horror: Overlord, Pig, Valentine-Themed Markets and Haunts

Weekend Horror: Overlord, Pig, Valentine-Themed Markets and Haunts
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: OVERLORD – (Feb. 8th & 9th) Midnight mayhem! Just before D-Day, American paratroopers drop into heavy Nazi-occupied territory in France. WWII terrors are just the tip of the iceberg in regards to the horror that awaits them in an underground bunker storing creatures and mutants from ongoing Nazi medical... Read more »
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Get Passes to the HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Advance Screening in Chicago!

Get Passes to the HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Advance Screening in Chicago!
Chicago! There are currently 50 admit-two passes available to see an advance screening of HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, the highly-anticipated sequel to Happy Death Day. This horror film (directed by Christopher Landon and produced by Jason Blum) is part slasher, mystery, and comedy. The advance screening will be at 7pm on Monday, February 11th at... Read more »

Weekend: Vertigo, Evil Dead Musical, Found Footage Fest, Metal Bingo

Weekend: Vertigo, Evil Dead Musical, Found Footage Fest, Metal Bingo
Somehow, the first month of 2019 is already nearing to a close. There’s a nice mix of oddball fun to be had in the various departments listed below. As always, the movie options are chosen with a focus on the not-so-mainstream variety, as well as goodies offered by local independent venues. The Evil Dead musical... Read more »

Year-End Horror Events and Screenings

Year-End Horror Events and Screenings
Things are winding down a little as the holidays draw near, but there’s always something happening for those looking for some festive FEAR. A few haunted houses are still open, macabre plays continue on the Chicago stage, and a few choice selections in film at some of the greatest independent venues in the country. “Don’t... Read more »
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Weekend: Yuletide Terror Author Event, Christmas Haunted Houses

Weekend: Yuletide Terror Author Event, Christmas Haunted Houses
This weekend is full of holiday horror options, such as Christmas-themed haunted houses, movies & plays, and so much more. The events are piling up, with pop-up galleries and art gift shopping, Krampus fun, and SNL official exhibit’s “Schweddy Ball” costume party. Chicago film writer David Canfield will be heading a lively discussion about the... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Krampus Haunts, Krampus Oddities Market, Gremlins

Weekend Horror: Krampus Haunts, Krampus Oddities Market, Gremlins
This weekend begins the wonderful time when Krampus decides to haunt the town, the markets, and even the streets. Enjoy the scares at a few haunted houses this weekend (more next weekend!) and holiday craft markets. Anna and the Apocalypse finally screens in limited theaters, as well as good holiday classics like Gremlins. Meanwhile, The... Read more »

Holiday Horror: Krampus Mart, Deathscribe, The Woman in Black, 35mm

Holiday Horror: Krampus Mart, Deathscribe, The Woman in Black, 35mm
Weekend screenings offer fun genre entertainment, along with some 35mm options next week (FREE 35mm viewing of Night of the Comet!). Horror Theatre is still holding steady, with great selections like The Woman in Black, Deathscribe, Witch, and Frankenstein (ends Dec. 2nd!). Like it or not, the holidays are creeping up and that means an... Read more »
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Events 11/22-11/29: Chicago Pop Culture Con, The House that Jack Built

Events 11/22-11/29: Chicago Pop Culture Con, The House that Jack Built
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! Thank you kindly for reading this horror-filled blog over the years. Things are finally slowing down a bit in the land of Chicago genre entertainment, but there are still some interesting selections offered now through next week! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: SUSPIRIA (2018) – (Oct. 31st-Nov. 29th)... Read more »
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