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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 »

Body Horror Thursdays at Doc Films

Body Horror Thursdays at Doc Films
Exciting times are ahead, horror fans. Doc Films has announced Altered States: Body Horror in Cinema, a film series screening on Thursdays from tonight (Thursday, Sept. 29th) through December 1st! The program will offer 35mm prints with the exception of Tetsuo being DCP. Programmed by Alexander Fee. Body horror is a personal favorite subgenre. Sometimes,... Read more »
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Rare 35mm Screening of Ken Russell's The Devils

Rare 35mm Screening of Ken Russell's The Devils
This Monday, September 26th, an extremely rare 35mm screening of director Ken Russell’s The Devils (1971) will be presented by the Northwest Chicago Film Society and Odd Obsession Movies at the Music Box Theatre! Commonly regarded as one of the most controversial films of all time, it is also quite visually striking. Starring Oliver Reed... Read more »

Hot Weekend of Horror: Gates of Hell, The Final Girls, The Witch, CUFF

Hot Weekend of Horror: Gates of Hell, The Final Girls, The Witch, CUFF
Horror and sci-fi fans spending time in the Chicago area this weekend will be happy to know there is not going to be a shortage of options available! Modern horror, horror shorts, gore, exploitation, 35mm fun, a free screening, and even a conversation with the attorneys from Making a Murderer. Read on! MOVIES: Chicago Underground... Read more »

Krampus and Killer Piñatas: 25 Weekend Options

Krampus and Killer Piñatas: 25 Weekend Options
December has arrived and that means a deluge of sparkly visions of KRAMPUS will be spreading around Chicago like you’ve never seen before. Krampus only cares about the naughty children, so many of you (er, I mean, your children) will be safe… Or, not? Santa brings treats for those who have been good all year.... Read more »
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The Music Box of Horrors 2015 with Guests Ethan Embry and William Lustig

The Music Box of Horrors 2015 with Guests Ethan Embry and William Lustig
Saturday, October 24th, the Music Box Theatre will host their annual 24-hour movie marathon, The Music Box of Horrors, from noon Saturday to noon Sunday. October “horrorthons” are a great tradition for horror movie fans–myself included. There is just something extremely satisfying about the idea of lasting that long with like-minded peers doing one of... Read more »

Weekend Horror: 35mm Movies, Zombies, Puppet Fest

Weekend Horror: 35mm Movies, Zombies, Puppet Fest
I remember a time when January was the month to stay home. Cold had nothing to do with it. Blizzards, hail, and spine-shattering, freezing temps rarely keep a Midwesterner from doing anything. No, the problem back then was the lack of things to do. I used to pine for March to roll around so the... Read more »

Music Box of Horrors 2014

Music Box of Horrors 2014
October has always been the ideal time for horror movie marathons. For the past few years, Chicago horror fans have been lucky enough to have two happening in their fine city, which are the Music Box of Horrors and the Massacre. First up on Saturday, October 11th is the Music Box of Horrors, which is... Read more »
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Rare Hitchcock Film Series at the Gene Siskel Film Center

Rare Hitchcock Film Series at the Gene Siskel Film Center
A new 35mm film series at the Gene Siskel Film Center has begun and runs through September 4th, 2014. “Hitchcock: Early, Rare, and Classic” showcases ten of Alfred Hitchcock‘s early films from his British period of filmmaking that unfortunately had little screen time over the years until now. The series shines a light on the... Read more »
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