Tag: 35mm

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 »

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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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 »

Weekend: Chicago Film Festivals, Cult Classics, Horror Plays

Weekend: Chicago Film Festivals, Cult Classics, Horror Plays
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: 30th Polish Film Festival – (Nov. 3rd-18th) See site for the variety of films on the schedule. Dark thriller/drama WEREWOLF (Wilkołak) screens next Friday, Nov. 16th at 7:30pm at AMC Rosemont 18. It follows the story of a group of boys who survived a concentration camp, only to take... Read more »

Chicago Halloween and Horror Events Guide 2018

Chicago Halloween and Horror Events Guide 2018
The Halloween, Haunt, and Horror scene in Chicago grows exponentially each year. Take care examining this list to make sure you don’t miss out on anything great. Remember, the freaks come out at night, which means you belong out there! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: NIGHT OF THE DEMON [35mm] – (Oct.... Read more »
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Chicago Horror and Halloween Events (Part 1)

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events (Part 1)
Halloween is still a week and a half away, but Chicago is celebrating NOW. As a result, the events lists is so long and jam-packed that it’s got to be split up (for the sake of sanity). Please check back in a few days for the second half (events starting after October 25th). Good luck... Read more »

Horror Madness: Music Box of Horrors, Creepy Plays, Haunted Houses

Horror Madness: Music Box of Horrors, Creepy Plays, Haunted Houses
More Chicago horror insanity is in progress! 35mm movies, annual horrorthon, horror film screenings with several venues having a monthly horror series, macabre plays (several Frankenstein productions), haunted houses, dark art, Splatter Theater, Poe improv, haunted puppetry, and much more! (FYI – Looks like Facebook is having sync issues again, so it may help to... Read more »

Weekend: Stephen King Film Fest, Accumulator 1, Sci-Fi Fest

Weekend: Stephen King Film Fest, Accumulator 1, Sci-Fi Fest
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GREETINGS FROM CASTLE ROCK: A Stephen King Film Festival – (July 27th & 28th) Celebrate Stephen King on 35mm! The Losers’ Club curates 8 films that relate to Castle Rock in connection with the new series on Hulu. Friday films: STAND BY ME, CUJO, CREEPSHOW. Saturday films: THE SHAWSHANK... Read more »
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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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