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Friday the 13th Kicks Off a Full Weekend of Horror

Friday the 13th Kicks Off a Full Weekend of Horror
It should come as no surprise to anyone that a ton of horror events will be rampant whenever the thirteenth falls on a Friday. As usual, this weekend is no exception. Friday the 13th brings plenty of things to choose from in and around the city of Chicago, and continues on through the weekend. It’s... Read more »

Free Screening of Lamberto Bava's Demons, Indie Horror Showcase, and More

Free Screening of Lamberto Bava's Demons, Indie Horror Showcase, and More
This Sunday, June 15th, fans around the Midwest will congregate at Reel Art Collectibles for a night of horror movies, networking and more genre festivities. Film Deviant is sponsoring a screening of Italian horror classic film Demons, directed by Lamberto Bava, along with a mini horror film fest. Five independent short horror films are scheduled... Read more »

Remembering Vincent Price

Remembering Vincent Price
Yesterday (May 27, 2014) marked what would have been Vincent Price‘s 103rd birthday. In looking back at my photos from the Vincentennial, I realized that no one has seen these photos because I didn’t have a blog back then. ChicagoNow’s “Blogapalooza Hour” tonight asks all CN bloggers to think about a person we never met... Read more »
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Chicago Horror Events: Monstrous Weekend of Options

Chicago Horror Events: Monstrous Weekend of Options
This weekend offers a huge list of options for Chicago-area fans of monsters, movies, zombies, and more. Plus, the drive-in season is now in full swing! The Midwest horror scene is thriving and the list below is verifiable proof that it’s a good place to be when you need a horror fix. The Chicago Critics... Read more »

Sci-Fi Spectacular: 16-Hr Film Fest with Doug Jones and Kyra Schon in Person

Sci-Fi Spectacular: 16-Hr Film Fest with Doug Jones and Kyra Schon in Person
The annual Sci-Fi Spectacular event in Chicago is back and the lineup is better than ever! Twice a year, Movieside puts on a festival with an all-night movie marathon. The Massacre brings 24 glorious hours of horror in October, while the Sci-Fi event is usually 14-16 hours (save for the one beautiful time it went... Read more »

Weekend Movie and Art Events: Rare Screenings, Monster Marathon

Weekend Movie and Art Events: Rare Screenings, Monster Marathon
Now that the weather is warming up a little, the temptation to leave the house will be strong. In case anyone needs more reasons than nice weather to go out, keep reading. This weekend promises more movie fun (preferably in support of indie theaters), ongoing art shows, and a few more spooks here and there.... Read more »
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Best Weekend Events: Art, Festivals, Movies, New Horror Store

Best Weekend Events: Art, Festivals, Movies, New Horror Store
This weekend, the options are plentiful in and around the Chicagoland area: a few big conventions, a new horror store grand opening, a selection of films to see on 35mm, and a few really cool ongoing art exhibits among other things! MOVIES: Sci-fi horror film Almost Human screens Friday and Saturday at Music Box Theatre... Read more »

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings
For the seasoned horror fan, Valentine’s Day generally means thoughts of watching fun horror films like My Bloody Valentine among others, rather than the lovey-dovey aspect shoved down consumers’ throats every February. Surely, every day with a significant other should be special, so let’s focus on the bloody good fun waiting to be had this... Read more »

The Asphyx: Rare British Horror May Screen in Chicago

The Asphyx: Rare British Horror May Screen in Chicago
UPDATE: EVENT HAS BEEN CALLED OFF. Due to lack of reservations, this event will not occur. Peter Newbrook’s 1973 British horror film, The Asphyx, could be screening in Chicago on March 6th, 2014 if enough people show interest. TUGG events only come to fruition if the designated amount of seats are snatched up in advance.... Read more »
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Weekend in Movies: Crispin Glover Q&A and More

Weekend in Movies: Crispin Glover Q&A and More
More snow may be on the horizon, but that doesn’t mean the city’s movie scene is going to stop being incredibly awesome. If you look hard enough, a good ten things to do or see can be found at any given time. With the announcement of the Des Plaines Theater closing, it is now more... Read more »
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