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This Week in Sci-Fi and Horror: Candyman [35mm], 70mm Film Fest, Dark Red

This Week in Sci-Fi and Horror: Candyman [35mm], 70mm Film Fest, Dark Red
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: CANDYMAN [35mm] – (March 9th at 7pm) One of the few films that brilliantly nails down the notion of beauty in horror. Director Bernard Rose created a perfect execution of marrying horror with romance in Candyman. Based on Clive Barker’s short story, “The Forbidden,” the 1992 film follows a... Read more »

Horror Screenings: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Lodge

Horror Screenings: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Lodge
Time for more horror listings! There are some 35mm genre screenings this week, including HENRY: Portrait of a Serial Killer and Bong Joon-ho’s MOTHER. Other options include: THE LODGE, EVOLUTION, and a Q&A with actor William Forsythe for I AM FEAR. Relax and hang out at a Stranger Things official pinball launch party. Films listed... Read more »

Sci-Fi/Horror Week: The Elephant Man, Mars Attacks!, The Brood, Tetsuo

Sci-Fi/Horror Week: The Elephant Man, Mars Attacks!, The Brood, Tetsuo
Another great week of genre events in the city includes screenings of: The Elephant Man, Come to Daddy, Color Out of Space, Silence of the Lambs, The Brood, Disco Godfather, Mars Attacks!, Tetsuo: The Iron Man, The Hitch-Hiker, a black-and-white version of Parasite (!), and 24 hours of b-movies at B-Fest. Be sure to catch... Read more »
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Music Box of Horrors 2019 with Guests Neil Marshall and John Hancock

Music Box of Horrors 2019 with Guests Neil Marshall and John Hancock
It’s that time of the year again, when hundreds of horror fans congregate to film festivals in search of that special feeling one gets when seeing a mind-blowing film, or even to see an old favorite horror flick larger than life on the giant screen. The Music Box of Horrors returns Saturday, October 19th, running... Read more »

Weekend Horror: The Massacre, Splatter Theater, Film Festivals, & More

Weekend Horror: The Massacre, Splatter Theater, Film Festivals, & More
Chicago horror fans, get ready for another huge weekend of horror. It’s going to be that way for a while, of course! The Massacre 24-hr film festival returns Saturday, while Splatter Theater returns to the stage with buckets of blood in tow. Countess Dracula will also spray fans with blood, and, since it’s raining, maybe... Read more »

August Events: Society with Brian Yuzna Q&A, Gags the Clown, Creepers

August Events: Society with Brian Yuzna Q&A, Gags the Clown, Creepers
The remainder of August is filled with quite a few dark entertainment options that are sure to be a good time. This includes 35mm screenings of Society (with director Brian Yuzna in person!), Robocop, Creepers, Dead Ringer, RHPS, and The Terminator, as well as a 16mm viewing of Arsenic and Old Lace. Try some wacky... Read more »
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Discover the Horror Book Release Party & Screening

Discover the Horror Book Release Party & Screening
As a lifelong horror fan, Jon Kitley has been living and breathing the horror film genre in all of its various, glorious forms for over five decades, and what better way to celebrate surpassing the milestone of 50 years than to compose a book about what a long, strange trip it’s been? Published earlier this... Read more »

Weekend: Lovecraft Party, Leprechaun Haunt, Horror and Cult Screenings

Weekend: Lovecraft Party, Leprechaun Haunt, Horror and Cult Screenings
Enjoy the diverse list of entertainment options available to Chicago horror, sci-fi, and cult cinema fans! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: BLADE RUNNER (1982) – (March 16th & 21st) Catch the original for free at local Chicago Public Libraries! Screens March 16th at 1pm at Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch (415 E. 79th St.,... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Drag Me to Hell [35mm], Little Shop of Horrors Musical

Weekend Horror: Drag Me to Hell [35mm], Little Shop of Horrors Musical
Screenings this coming week in the realm of horror for Chicagoans include: Frankenstein, Drag Me to Hell, Destiny, Lords of Chaos, Border, Burning, and more. The Little Shop of Horrors musical begins today at the Mercury Theater, Deadly Prey Gallery’s hand-painted movie poster exhibit continues at Great Lakes Tattoo, Metal Bingo, a horror fundraiser, horror... Read more »
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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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