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Weekend Horror: The Eyes of My Mother, I Drink Your Blood, and More

Weekend Horror: The Eyes of My Mother, I Drink Your Blood, and More
December has arrived, but this weekend’s events prove that Chicago is still stuck in October horror mode. Nothing wrong with that! A handful of premieres, small film festivals, and midnight genre fun help round out the weekend properly. MOVIES: I DRINK YOUR BLOOD – Midnight madness this Saturday at midnight, courtesy of Odd Obsession Movies.... Read more »

Weekend Entertainment Options: Horror, Noir, Sci-Fi, Dark Art

Weekend Entertainment Options: Horror, Noir, Sci-Fi, Dark Art
This weekend offers some great genre options for getting out before the upcoming holiday festivities. It’s also nice to walk around and enjoy the brilliant colors the autumn leaves are still offering this week before the rumored snowstorm hits. Enjoy! MOVIES/EVENTS: THE HANDMAIDEN – (through Nov. 24th) Intoxicating crime thriller from director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy,... Read more »

Chicago Revenge Slasher BUZZKILL... The Movie!

Chicago Revenge Slasher BUZZKILL... The Movie!
Chicago special effects artist, sculptor, and director Cyle Williamson just wants to make a feature-length movie about a guy with a buzzsaw. This simple idea came to fruition in the form of a trailer for “Buzzkill,” which screened in front of a few large audiences recently, most notably on October 22nd at The Massacre (an... Read more »
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Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016

Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016
**More events added! List updated 10/27/2016** Chicago horror fans are really getting the full treatment this year. After working on event postings for many, many years, I’ve never seen as many options pop up as they have for the 2016 Halloween season. It’s time to share as many Halloween / horror events as I could... Read more »

Pontypool Q&A at Horror of the Humanities IV

Pontypool Q&A at Horror of the Humanities IV
The DePaul Humanities Center presents their fourth annual “Horror of the Humanities” Halloween event on October 26th, which will take a good long look at the film Pontypool (2008). Director Bruce McDonald and star Stephen McHattie (The Strain, Haven, Watchmen) are scheduled to appear for a lengthy discussion! Stephen currently has a recurring role on... Read more »

Chicago! Watch 24 Hours of Horror Movies at The Massacre This Saturday

Chicago! Watch 24 Hours of Horror Movies at The Massacre This Saturday
The Massacre 24-hour horror movie marathon–a long-standing annual tradition for many Midwest horror fans like myself–is happening this weekend at the Patio Theater in Chicago. Movieside Films has lined up all kinds of entertainment for attendees this year, including THREE celebrity guests, star Giovanni Frezza (The House By the Cemetery, Manhattan Baby), director Tommy McLoughlin... Read more »
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Weekend Horror: Festivals, Free Screenings, 35mm Terror!

Weekend Horror: Festivals, Free Screenings, 35mm Terror!
Choosing which delicious terror to enjoy this weekend is going to be a difficult one. Choose wisely, my horror-loving friends! Many of the stage performances will run a while longer. Plenty of free screenings for the budget-conscious, haunted houses, and great festivals like the Chicago International Film Festival and the Music Box of Horrors! 52nd... Read more »

Stay Up All Night at the Music Box of Horrors 2016

Stay Up All Night at the Music Box of Horrors 2016
The Music Box of Horrors returns this year on Saturday, October 15th, once again programmed by Will Morris, assistant programmer at Cinefamily in Los Angeles. Running from noon Saturday to noon on Sunday this weekend, the annual horror movie marathon will offer plenty of 35mm prints, a short film block, special guests, vendors, contests, and... Read more »

Win Passes to an Advance Screening of Ouija: Origin of Evil

Win Passes to an Advance Screening of Ouija: Origin of Evil
The Chicago Creepout has been given a limited amount of passes to offer readers a chance to see an advance screening of Ouija: Origin of Evil on Tuesday, October 18th. Said to be a prequel instead of a sequel, this story takes place in the year 1965. Directed by Mike Flanagan (Absentia, Before I Wake,... Read more »
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Weekend Horror Extravaganza: Films, Haunts, Stage Frights, Dark Art

Weekend Horror Extravaganza: Films, Haunts, Stage Frights, Dark Art
Pumpkins purchased, decorations have probably been up since September, pumpkin spice-flavored foods consumed, candy at the ready. However, are you prepared for this weekend? Chicago horror is ready for you. UNDER THE SHADOW – Chicago premiere of Iranian director Babak Anvari’s tense horror thriller that’s been highly recommended from festival-goers. Watch the trailer HERE. Facets... Read more »
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