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Weekend Horror and Sci-Fi Events this Weekend

Weekend Horror and Sci-Fi Events this Weekend
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GET OUT – (March 30th; April 1st) Best Original Screenplay 2018 Academy Award Winner! An important–and wholeheartedly freaky–film that smartly dives straight into social discussions while simultaneously causing both laughs and existential chills. Times: Friday 7:00pm & 9:30pm and Sunday at 1:30pm. (DCP) Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida... Read more »

Weekend: Blood and Black Lace, All-Night Flea Market, Horror Fest

Weekend: Blood and Black Lace, All-Night Flea Market, Horror Fest
Genre events are flooding the city these next few weekends. Choose wisely! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: MARIO BAVA Film Series – (August 4th-29th) The Gene Siskel Film Center presents Mario Bava: The Baroque Beauties of Italian Horror, a selection of nine films from the highly-admired Italian horror director throughout the month! Bava was... Read more »

Weekend Bets: Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Indie Horror, and More

Weekend Bets: Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Indie Horror, and More
This weekend is a great one for checking out art exhibits in the city. I’ve listed a handful that genre fans like yourselves might be interested in viewing. Deadly Prey Gallery, a personal favorite, will be showing some hand-painted movie posters at Comfort Film’s location in Logan Square on Sunday. These pieces are very large... Read more »
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Weekend Options: The Sadist, 70mm Film Festival

Weekend Options: The Sadist, 70mm Film Festival
Have a great, safe weekend! MOVIES: THE SADIST [35mm] – (July 1st at 7pm & 9pm) Arch Hall, Jr. stars in this Thrill Killers-themed exploitation classic from 1963. Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637. 2,001: A Space Odyssey [70mm] – (June 30th-July 6th)... Read more »

Weekend Events: Free Screenings, Book Fair, Zombie Outbreak Chicago

Weekend Events: Free Screenings, Book Fair, Zombie Outbreak Chicago
This weekend includes some great choices for cost-friendly options, including a Tarantino double feature and outdoor movies in Chicago parks. If you are looking to have a Father’s Day to remember, consider Zombie Outbreak Chicago’s apocalyptic live action zombie fighting events in Aurora! Grab some rare first edition books, posters, or vintage goodies at the... Read more »

Weekend: Bill Paxton Double Bill, Film Fests, Strangest Things Musical

Weekend: Bill Paxton Double Bill, Film Fests, Strangest Things Musical
This weekend offers quite a bit of entertainment for film fans, as there are several film fests (European Union, Juggernaut Sci-Fi/Fantasy, and the Irish Film Festival) and the Vic Theatre has a two-night only double feature of Bill Paxton’s films, Frailty and Twister. His recent untimely death was a great loss to the entertainment industry.... Read more »
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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 »

Chicago Revenge Slasher BUZZKILL... The Movie!

Chicago Revenge Slasher BUZZKILL... The Movie!
Chicago special effects artist, sculptor, and director Cyle Williamson just wants to make a feature-length movie about a guy with a buzzsaw. This simple idea came to fruition in the form of a trailer for “Buzzkill,” which screened in front of a few large audiences recently, most notably on October 22nd at The Massacre (an... Read more »

Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016

Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016
**More events added! List updated 10/27/2016** Chicago horror fans are really getting the full treatment this year. After working on event postings for many, many years, I’ve never seen as many options pop up as they have for the 2016 Halloween season. It’s time to share as many Halloween / horror events as I could... Read more »
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Friday the 13th and Weekend Horror Events

Friday the 13th and Weekend Horror Events
Another packed weekend full of horror-themed madness awaits! MOVIES: Green Room – Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin) directs another brilliant, unsettling thriller starring Patrick Stewart. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Runs through May 19th. Times vary. High-Rise – Ben Wheatley (Kill List, Sightseers) directs a new dramatic thriller about strange tenants... Read more »
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