Tag: Chicago Horror

Weekend Horror: Krampus Haunts, Krampus Oddities Market, Gremlins

Weekend Horror: Krampus Haunts, Krampus Oddities Market, Gremlins
This weekend begins the wonderful time when Krampus decides to haunt the town, the markets, and even the streets. Enjoy the scares at a few haunted houses this weekend (more next weekend!) and holiday craft markets. Anna and the Apocalypse finally screens in limited theaters, as well as good holiday classics like Gremlins. Meanwhile, The... Read more »

Holiday Horror: Krampus Mart, Deathscribe, The Woman in Black, 35mm

Holiday Horror: Krampus Mart, Deathscribe, The Woman in Black, 35mm
Weekend screenings offer fun genre entertainment, along with some 35mm options next week (FREE 35mm viewing of Night of the Comet!). Horror Theatre is still holding steady, with great selections like The Woman in Black, Deathscribe, Witch, and Frankenstein (ends Dec. 2nd!). Like it or not, the holidays are creeping up and that means an... Read more »

Events 11/22-11/29: Chicago Pop Culture Con, The House that Jack Built

Events 11/22-11/29: Chicago Pop Culture Con, The House that Jack Built
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! Thank you kindly for reading this horror-filled blog over the years. Things are finally slowing down a bit in the land of Chicago genre entertainment, but there are still some interesting selections offered now through next week! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: SUSPIRIA (2018) – (Oct. 31st-Nov. 29th)... Read more »
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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 »

Frights Continue! More Horror Movies, Macabre Theatre, Haunted Houses!

Frights Continue! More Horror Movies, Macabre Theatre, Haunted Houses!
Halloween may be over, but the horror fun doesn’t stop there. Get your last haunted house fix this weekend! There are still a ton of horror stage performances available, as well as screenings and a few events. Next week, catch a free 35mm screening of Rear Window with special guest speaker Gary Rydstrom (Academy Award-winning... Read more »

Chicago Halloween and Horror Events Guide 2018

Chicago Halloween and Horror Events Guide 2018
The Halloween, Haunt, and Horror scene in Chicago grows exponentially each year. Take care examining this list to make sure you don’t miss out on anything great. Remember, the freaks come out at night, which means you belong out there! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: NIGHT OF THE DEMON [35mm] – (Oct.... Read more »
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Poltergeist III: Behind the Mirrors with Director Gary Sherman

Poltergeist III: Behind the Mirrors with Director Gary Sherman
Chicago Filmmakers presents an exclusive film event on Friday, October 26th, 2018. Director Gary Sherman (Dead & Buried, Death Line aka Raw Meat) will be in attendance offering a live director’s commentary on Poltergeist III (1988). Learn what happened behind the scenes as he takes viewers through how he created the incredible special effects in-camera.... Read more »

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events (Part 1)

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events (Part 1)
Halloween is still a week and a half away, but Chicago is celebrating NOW. As a result, the events lists is so long and jam-packed that it’s got to be split up (for the sake of sanity). Please check back in a few days for the second half (events starting after October 25th). Good luck... Read more »

Horror Madness: Music Box of Horrors, Creepy Plays, Haunted Houses

Horror Madness: Music Box of Horrors, Creepy Plays, Haunted Houses
More Chicago horror insanity is in progress! 35mm movies, annual horrorthon, horror film screenings with several venues having a monthly horror series, macabre plays (several Frankenstein productions), haunted houses, dark art, Splatter Theater, Poe improv, haunted puppetry, and much more! (FYI – Looks like Facebook is having sync issues again, so it may help to... Read more »
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Chicago International Film Festival After Dark Horror Program

Chicago International Film Festival After Dark Horror Program
The 54th Chicago International Film Festival is back for another round of screenings of over 150 new films from 50 countries. Presented by Cinema/Chicago, the festival runs October 10th-21st, 2018. The delicious part saved for those who crave the darker, more frightful side of cinema is their After Dark program. This genre program offers Chicago... Read more »
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