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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 »

Cinepocalypse 2019 Blasts Chicago with Genre Film Insanity

Cinepocalypse 2019 Blasts Chicago with Genre Film Insanity
Cinepocalypse 2019 is back for another incredible week of stimulating cinema! Known for bringing a ton of badass genre films to Chicago’s historic Music Box Theatre for a handful of years now, the festival (originally titled Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival) has brought an impressive roster of horror celebrities and genre directors, as well as... Read more »
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2 Weeks of Horror Screenings, Film Festivals, 35mm, Easter Haunts

2 Weeks of Horror Screenings, Film Festivals, 35mm, Easter Haunts
This week we’ve got TWO weeks of listings! Screenings, film festivals, 35mm fun, Q&As, horror plays, Easter-themed Haunted Houses, art shows, and so much more! 35mm screenings include: The Crow, Pulse, Little Shop of Horrors, Knife + Heart, and The Matrix. Rare event: Director Claire Denis will be at Doc Films next Monday for a... 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: 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 »
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Weekend: The Massacre, CHFF, Dracula, Horror Theatre, Haunted Houses

Weekend: The Massacre, CHFF, Dracula, Horror Theatre, Haunted Houses
One of the biggest movie weekends of the year! A handful of film festivals, 24-hour horror marathon (The Massacre), many haunted house openings, horror theatre, and even more on the way. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: 35mm Universal Horror Series – (Sept. 29th-Oct. 28th) The Music Box Theatre hosts a classic horror matinee series... Read more »

Chicago Film Festivals and Horror Screenings this Weekend

Chicago Film Festivals and Horror Screenings this Weekend
Halloween may be over, but the horror and sci-fi scene in Chicago certainly hasn’t slowed down! There are quite a few film festivals, screenings, and free events happening. Admittedly, the extra chilly weather has made it harder to shake off the post-Halloween blues, but it’s helpful to remember that the season runs all year-long in... Read more »

Weekend Horror: The Eyes of My Mother, I Drink Your Blood, and More

Weekend Horror: The Eyes of My Mother, I Drink Your Blood, and More
December has arrived, but this weekend’s events prove that Chicago is still stuck in October horror mode. Nothing wrong with that! A handful of premieres, small film festivals, and midnight genre fun help round out the weekend properly. MOVIES: I DRINK YOUR BLOOD – Midnight madness this Saturday at midnight, courtesy of Odd Obsession Movies.... Read more »
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