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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 »

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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Weekend Bets: 70mm Film Festival, They Look Like People, and More

Weekend Bets: 70mm Film Festival, They Look Like People, and More
The weekend is here, bringing good tidings of genre films around the city–especially for Hitchcock fans. The Music Box Theatre has gathered an impressive lineup for their 70mm Film Festival running February 19th through March 10th, starting with Vertigo. Hitchcock/Truffaut screens at both Facets and Doc Films over the weekend, and the Chicago Cinema Society... Read more »

Horror of the Humanities 3: Antiviral Q&A with Brandon Cronenberg

Horror of the Humanities 3: Antiviral Q&A with Brandon Cronenberg
Director Brandon Cronenberg will be making an appearance on Thursday, October 29th in Chicago at DePaul’s Humanities Center for their third annual Halloween event. This event takes a deeper look at the horrors within everyday life and the connection between horror and humanity. The means to which they’ll display everyday horrors in “Horror of the... Read more »

Weekend Movies Impress with Evil Dead [35mm], Devil's Carnival, Metropolis, and More

Weekend Movies Impress with Evil Dead [35mm], Devil's Carnival, Metropolis, and More
Moviegoers can rejoice in the exceptional options available around Chicagoland this weekend. Even better, the weather is going to be considerably cooler by Saturday, so break out those favorite horror movie hoodies and hats! Here is a quick list full of worthy options! Metropolis – Fritz Lang’s mesmerizing 1927 sci-fi film screens on Saturday, September... Read more »
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Weekend: Nightmare on Elm Street Tribute Screening and More

Weekend: Nightmare on Elm Street Tribute Screening and More
It may be September, but it’s going to be a hot weekend and the best way to cool down is to enjoy a relaxing evening inside a movie theater watching genre weirdness. Zardoz has strangeness in spades, which has a midnight run this weekend. While he was largely known for his important contributions to the... Read more »

Weekend Horror Events in Chicagoland

Weekend Horror Events in Chicagoland
Another great weekend filled with unique genre events is happening around Chicagoland, and there’s certainly no worry about the options being slim pickings. Wizard World Comic Con takes over Rosemont as usual this time of year, with the 2nd Annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival being the focal point for horror fans. If that’s not... Read more »

Weekend Events: Films, Zombies, Demonic Cats

Weekend Events: Films, Zombies, Demonic Cats
Chicago has got a million things going on this weekend. As far as horror and sci-fi fans go, it’s a winner. A few horror cinema fan favorites have gotten extended runs, a few film festivals are offering new works not available in theaters, and a few events highlight zombies and mummies in unforgettable ways. MOVIES:... Read more »
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Upcoming Horror: Body(s) Trailer Premiere [Video]

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A new, intriguing short film is coming soon from Chicago film production company Vitamin Pictures. Body(s) was directed by Daniel DelPurgatorio (creative director at Vitamin Pictures) whose previous sci-fi/horror film Other won multiple awards at festivals including Fantasia, Screamfest, SXSW, and Elvira’s Horror Hunt. Other simply blew me away. It’s insanely impressive and mesmerizing. I... Read more »
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