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Weekend: 35mm Trailers, XX, The Barn with Guest Ari Lehman, Comic Con

Weekend: 35mm Trailers, XX, The Barn with Guest Ari Lehman, Comic Con
It’s Friday, which means a huge bounty of choices for those in the Chicago area looking for genre entertainment. 35mm screenings, horror movies, Mardi Gras fun, puppetry, a Comic Con, and more… Enjoy! MOVIES: TRAILER APOCALYPSE [35mm] – Midnight madness at the Music Box Theatre Fri/Sat at midnight with a collection of wild, rare, vintage... Read more »

Weekend Horror: XX, Mitch O'Connell Art Signing, Indie Films

Weekend Horror: XX, Mitch O'Connell Art Signing, Indie Films
This weekend is full of indie film love, art, and more genre horror fun. All female-helmed horror anthology ‘XX’ opens tonight, followed by a whole slew of movie features and events happening on Saturday. This list also includes great events coming next week, such as Adam Rockoff’s discussion on the importance of using one’s failure... Read more »

Valentine's Horror Weekend: Aliens, Apocalyptic Punk, Haunted Houses

Valentine's Horror Weekend: Aliens, Apocalyptic Punk, Haunted Houses
Enjoy the strange vibe in the air tonight, as a triple whammy will be occurring in the sky. An emerald-green comet, a full “Snow” moon, and a lunar eclipse! Adding to that, some tense thrillers, haunted houses, and horror madness just might help you stay warm this weekend. MOVIES: HARDWARE [35MM] – (Feb. 10th &... Read more »
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Weekend Events Roundup: Autopsy of Jane Doe, Uchi-Con, and More

Weekend Events Roundup: Autopsy of Jane Doe, Uchi-Con, and More
Welcome to the weekend! It’s been an extremely tough week regarding news and world events, so these opportunities for escapism are more important than ever for one’s sanity! Aside from the usual fare at mainstream theaters, here are some films and events to help your time off be delightfully weird this weekend. MOVIES: THE AUTOPSY... Read more »

Weekend Weirdness to Close Out January in Chicago

Weekend Weirdness to Close Out January in Chicago
An incredibly great lineup of films is screening in the city this weekend. Fans of creepy, enthralling, and weird cinema have some tough choices to make! UNDER THE SKIN – (Jan. 27th & 31st) This amazing film returns to the big screen for the Gene Siskel Film Center’s “New Sensory Cinema” film series running through... Read more »

Chicago! Free Advance Screening of A Cure for Wellness

Chicago! Free Advance Screening of A Cure for Wellness
The Chicago Creepout is pleased to announce an opportunity for readers to obtain free passes to an advance screening of psychological thriller A Cure for Wellness (2017, 20th Century Fox) next week. Directed by Gore Verbinski (The Ring), the film centers around Dane DeHaan (Chronicle, Life After Beth, Valerian and the City of a Thousand... Read more »
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Horror Events for the Weekend of Friday the 13th

Horror Events for the Weekend of Friday the 13th
Happy Friday the 13th to all of you horror fans out there! It only happens a few times a year, so why not take note? Chicago has a great amount of offerings going on this weekend, though there doesn’t seem to be any Friday the 13th screenings happening publicly… I only wish this list had... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Freaks, Love Witch, Train to Busan

Weekend Horror: Freaks, Love Witch, Train to Busan
Happy New Year, everyone! Things are looking quite busy for 2017 already. Next weekend looks a bit busier, but there are some great film options opening this weekend that I’d like to recommend to those willing to fight the cold weather and enjoy some weekend genre entertainment. MOVIES: TRAIN TO BUSAN – Several brilliant horror... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Krampus, Creepy Art and More

Weekend Horror: Krampus, Creepy Art and More
The creepy Christmas events are piling up around the Chicago area! Are you ready for Krampus fun? Ghostly chillers? A Steampunk Christmas Carol? Plenty of that and more listed below. As always, I’ve included some free events so you can enjoy a fun weekend without breaking the bank. MOVIES: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER –... Read more »
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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 »
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