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Chicago Horror Events this Weekend

Chicago Horror Events this Weekend
Had a great time at the Sci-Fi Spectacular Film Festival last weekend. Recap forthcoming. This weekend, there are plenty of things to do in the horror, sci-fi, and weird categories of entertainment. Browse the list for screenings, art shows, plays, and more. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GHOST STORIES – (March 23rd at 8pm)... Read more »

Weekend: The Iron Rose, They Remain, Chicago European Union Film Festival

Weekend: The Iron Rose, They Remain, Chicago European Union Film Festival
Enjoy your weekend and prepare for a very large events list next week! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: The CHICAGO EUROPEAN UNION FILM FESTIVAL – (March 9th-April 5th) The 21st annual Chicago European Union Film Festival is back, presenting 61 film premieres from 28 EU nations. Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street,... Read more »

Weekend Events January 12th through Next Week

Weekend Events January 12th through Next Week
There’s actually quite a decent selection of films currently playing in theaters, so the movie portion of this list is a little slim this weekend. I recently went to see The Shape of Water and it was just as incredible as I’d hoped. Guillermo del Toro doesn’t disappoint because he makes the kind of films... Read more »
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Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide (Part 2)

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide (Part 2)
Halloween weekend is finally here! The weather cooled down (quite a bit) and the leaves have finally changed into beautiful colors just in time! This is the second installment of the annual gigantic list of horror and Halloween events in the Chicago area and surrounding towns. The events list this year is out of control!... Read more »

The Music Box Celebrates an Evening of All Things Stephen King

The Music Box Celebrates an Evening of All Things Stephen King
In light of Stephen King‘s birthday yesterday, it seems like a good time to mention a fun upcoming event being held at the Music Box Theatre. On October 16th, the Consequence of Sound and the Music Box will present a huge party celebrating King in all sorts of ways, and attendees are encouraged to dress... Read more »

Basil Gogos, The Addams Family Cast to Headline All Night Flea Market

Basil Gogos, The Addams Family Cast to Headline All Night Flea Market
This Saturday, monster fans everywhere are heading to the Wheaton All Night Flea Market to meet cast members of The Addams Family and celebrated illustrator Basil Gogos on August 15th, from 3pm-3am! This festival runs late, so it’s a perfect time to get into the Halloween spirit a little early and meet fellow fans. Highlights... Read more »
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Halloween Horror Events October 16-19

Halloween Horror Events October 16-19
As expected, Halloween activities are already in full force around Chicagoland. The amount of events and films offered could not possibly fit into one blog post, so here is a solid four-day glance at what’s happening in horror October 16th-19th. If this seems like a lot of information packed into one blog entry, just wait... Read more »

World War Z: Author Max Brooks Zombie Defense Lecture

World War Z: Author Max Brooks Zombie Defense Lecture
When it comes to fighting zombies, World War Z author Max Brooks is practically a household name, which is why his upcoming lecture on this subject is great news for those in need of pointers. Zombie defense training has become increasingly popular over the last few years, so it only makes sense to trust a... Read more »

One-Year Anniversary of The Chicago Creepout

One-Year Anniversary of The Chicago Creepout
One year ago this week, I scripted the very first post here on The Chicago Creepout, which just celebrated a one-year anniversary on May 8th, 2013. The blog itself was created before then, but let’s go with the date of the first post on ChicagoNow. This blog was created with the sole intention to help... Read more »
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Sci-Fi Spectacular 24-Hour Fest with Frank Henenlotter [Videos]

Sci-Fi Spectacular 24-Hour Fest with Frank Henenlotter [Videos]
The Sci-Fi Spectacular on March 9th at the Portage Theater is a huge annual movie festival that will be twenty-four hours this year for the first time, with appearances by director Frank Henenlotter and Jay Bonansinga of The Walking Dead book fame. Henenlotter, a cult favorite known for his body horror comedies, will be present... Read more »
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