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Chicago Horror and Sci-Fi Events in May

Chicago Horror and Sci-Fi Events in May
I will be on vacation today through next weekend, so the events list is filled with screenings, horror plays, exhibits, and more genre fun going on throughout the rest of the month of May. The list is as comprehensive as it can be right now, but venues could be adding more films next week. Enjoy... Read more »

Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Fest, Ivan Albright Exhibit, Zombie Prom

Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Fest, Ivan Albright Exhibit, Zombie Prom
Festival season continues this weekend with the Chicago Critics Film Festival and the First Nations Film and Video Festival. The annual Chicago Zombie Prom takes over the Cubby Bear for a night of undead dancing and ghastly festivities. The beautiful, grotesque, macabre works of artist Ivan Albright go on display today at the Art Institute... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Celebration of Slashers, 35mm, Windy City Horrorama

Weekend Horror: Celebration of Slashers, 35mm, Windy City Horrorama
This weekend, the city will be bursting at the seams with horror madness. Two new Chicago film festivals will debut independent films from all over the world, but only one will strictly offer horror. DePaul celebrates the genre with a huge event filled with a full day of panels with horror experts and guest speakers.... Read more »
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Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!

Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!
There’s always a little something for everyone to enjoy in any one of the great independent theatres in Chicago. Check out The Endless, My Friend Dahmer, A Quiet Place, RHPS Midnight Madness, Save the Green Planet, and more! 35mm and digital projection options. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: THE ENDLESS – (April 20th-26th) Justin... Read more »

Weekend: Ichi the Killer, Basket Case, Satanic Panic, Horror Music Jam

Weekend: Ichi the Killer, Basket Case, Satanic Panic, Horror Music Jam
Happy Friday the 13th, horror fans! While there aren’t many F13-specific events going on in Chicago this weekend, Bucket O’ Blood Books & Records is having a happy hour jam session at their store tonight where they’ll be spinning horror records and drinking beer! The Music Box Theatre has some great older horror films screening... Read more »

The Hunchback of Notre Dame with Live Organ

The Hunchback of Notre Dame with Live Organ
Terror in the Aisles presents an evening of classic cinema with a screening of silent film The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) starring the great Lon Chaney! Jay Warren (Silent Film Society of Chicago) will perform live organ accompaniment, making the viewing experience all the more rewarding. Adapted from Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel, The Hunchback... Read more »
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Weekend Horror: Basket Case, Murder in the Woods, C2E2, Walker Stalker

Weekend Horror: Basket Case, Murder in the Woods, C2E2, Walker Stalker
Chicago horror fans have it good this weekend. Countless genre screenings, 35mm fun, several conventions, film festivals, and so much more. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: 34th Chicago Latino Film Festival – (April 5th-19th) AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60611. Gen. admission $13; ILCC members/students/seniors $10. ($10 on Mondays... Read more »

Weekend Horror and Sci-Fi Events this Weekend

Weekend Horror and Sci-Fi Events this Weekend
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GET OUT – (March 30th; April 1st) Best Original Screenplay 2018 Academy Award Winner! An important–and wholeheartedly freaky–film that smartly dives straight into social discussions while simultaneously causing both laughs and existential chills. Times: Friday 7:00pm & 9:30pm and Sunday at 1:30pm. (DCP) Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida... Read more »

Win Tickets to See Blumhouse's TRUTH OR DARE in Advance!

Win Tickets to See Blumhouse's TRUTH OR DARE in Advance!
Blumhouse’s TRUTH OR DARE, a supernatural horror thriller out this year from Universal, will be in theaters on Friday, April 13th. However, I’ve got 50 tickets to give away for my readers to see an advance screening on Tuesday, April 10th at 7:00pm! Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf) lead the... Read more »
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Chicago Horror Events this Weekend

Chicago Horror Events this Weekend
Had a great time at the Sci-Fi Spectacular Film Festival last weekend. Recap forthcoming. This weekend, there are plenty of things to do in the horror, sci-fi, and weird categories of entertainment. Browse the list for screenings, art shows, plays, and more. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GHOST STORIES – (March 23rd at 8pm)... Read more »
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