Tag: Chicago Horror

Weekend: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Nosferatu, Ari Lehman, Outdoor Films

Weekend: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Nosferatu, Ari Lehman, Outdoor Films
This weekend has a nice mix of classic and modern film screenings, genre plays, and exhibits. The opportunity to see free outdoor films around the city is currently in full swing thanks to several organizations. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE – (June 17th at 3pm) The Silent Film Society of... Read more »

Horror Writers! Submit to Deathscribe Now!

Horror Writers! Submit to Deathscribe Now!
Submissions are currently open for DEATHSCRIBE, WildClaw Theatre’s 11th Annual International Festival of Horror Radio Plays. WildClaw, a talented company dedicated to bringing tales of horror to the Chicago stage all year-long, seeks terrifying radio scripts running ten minutes long. These stories need to be truly scary, smart, full of dread, suspenseful, horrifying, or just... Read more »

Weekend: Hearse Show, Film Fests, Surreal Art, Dark Plays, First Jason

Weekend: Hearse Show, Film Fests, Surreal Art, Dark Plays, First Jason
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” LOWLIFE – (June 8th & 9th) Midnight. This fast-paced, bloody, bizarre film follows an addict, an ex-con, and a luchador who fail spectacularly in an organ harvesting scheme. Cinepocalypse jury award-winning film. The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Chicago Underground Film Festival – (June 6th-10th)... Read more »
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Weekend: Stanley Kubrick Filmworker Series, Juggernaut Film Fest

Weekend: Stanley Kubrick Filmworker Series, Juggernaut Film Fest
Quick rundown of highlights for the weekend and beyond… “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” STANLEY KUBRICK: The Filmworker Series at the Music Box – (June 1st-7th) THE SHINING, EYES WIDE SHUT, and more! Times vary. The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. FILMWORKER – (June 1st-7th) A documentary for Kubrick fans!... Read more »

Chicago Horror and Sci-Fi Events in May

Chicago Horror and Sci-Fi Events in May
I will be on vacation today through next weekend, so the events list is filled with screenings, horror plays, exhibits, and more genre fun going on throughout the rest of the month of May. The list is as comprehensive as it can be right now, but venues could be adding more films next week. Enjoy... Read more »

Casting Call for MIASMA: A Terror Experience

Casting Call for MIASMA: A Terror Experience
Miasma: a terror experience is an adult-only, interactive, extreme, immersive experience exploring darker psychological themes than the average person is used to having during haunt season. Their goal is to perform a truly terrifying moment for each person on a unique case-by-case basis. They’re currently casting for their upcoming show in Chicago this September (official... Read more »
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Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Fest, Ivan Albright Exhibit, Zombie Prom

Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Fest, Ivan Albright Exhibit, Zombie Prom
Festival season continues this weekend with the Chicago Critics Film Festival and the First Nations Film and Video Festival. The annual Chicago Zombie Prom takes over the Cubby Bear for a night of undead dancing and ghastly festivities. The beautiful, grotesque, macabre works of artist Ivan Albright go on display today at the Art Institute... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Celebration of Slashers, 35mm, Windy City Horrorama

Weekend Horror: Celebration of Slashers, 35mm, Windy City Horrorama
This weekend, the city will be bursting at the seams with horror madness. Two new Chicago film festivals will debut independent films from all over the world, but only one will strictly offer horror. DePaul celebrates the genre with a huge event filled with a full day of panels with horror experts and guest speakers.... Read more »

Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!

Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!
There’s always a little something for everyone to enjoy in any one of the great independent theatres in Chicago. Check out The Endless, My Friend Dahmer, A Quiet Place, RHPS Midnight Madness, Save the Green Planet, and more! 35mm and digital projection options. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: THE ENDLESS – (April 20th-26th) Justin... Read more »
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Weekend: Ichi the Killer, Basket Case, Satanic Panic, Horror Music Jam

Weekend: Ichi the Killer, Basket Case, Satanic Panic, Horror Music Jam
Happy Friday the 13th, horror fans! While there aren’t many F13-specific events going on in Chicago this weekend, Bucket O’ Blood Books & Records is having a happy hour jam session at their store tonight where they’ll be spinning horror records and drinking beer! The Music Box Theatre has some great older horror films screening... Read more »
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