Tag: Chicago Horror

This Week in Sci-Fi and Horror: Candyman [35mm], 70mm Film Fest, Dark Red

This Week in Sci-Fi and Horror: Candyman [35mm], 70mm Film Fest, Dark Red
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: CANDYMAN [35mm] – (March 9th at 7pm) One of the few films that brilliantly nails down the notion of beauty in horror. Director Bernard Rose created a perfect execution of marrying horror with romance in Candyman. Based on Clive Barker’s short story, “The Forbidden,” the 1992 film follows a... Read more »

Horror Screenings: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Lodge

Horror Screenings: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Lodge
Time for more horror listings! There are some 35mm genre screenings this week, including HENRY: Portrait of a Serial Killer and Bong Joon-ho’s MOTHER. Other options include: THE LODGE, EVOLUTION, and a Q&A with actor William Forsythe for I AM FEAR. Relax and hang out at a Stranger Things official pinball launch party. Films listed... Read more »

This Week: Valentine's Day Haunts, Nosferatu, Blue Velvet, Atlantics

This Week: Valentine's Day Haunts, Nosferatu, Blue Velvet, Atlantics
Happy Valentine’s Day! Take a stab at a few holiday haunts this weekend, catch a play (Evil Dead!), or relax at the movies with genre films like VFW, Brazil, Lady Vengeance, Nosferatu (with live organ accompaniment), Blue Velvet, Atlantics, a “Roses Are Dead” Valentine’s event screening horror shorts, and more! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!”... Read more »
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Sci-Fi/Horror Week: The Elephant Man, Mars Attacks!, The Brood, Tetsuo

Sci-Fi/Horror Week: The Elephant Man, Mars Attacks!, The Brood, Tetsuo
Another great week of genre events in the city includes screenings of: The Elephant Man, Come to Daddy, Color Out of Space, Silence of the Lambs, The Brood, Disco Godfather, Mars Attacks!, Tetsuo: The Iron Man, The Hitch-Hiker, a black-and-white version of Parasite (!), and 24 hours of b-movies at B-Fest. Be sure to catch... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Gretel & Hansel, Audition, Evil Dead Musical

Weekend Horror: Gretel & Hansel, Audition, Evil Dead Musical
Hey horror fans, Chicago horror screenings (Gretel & Hansel, Audition, The Bad Seed [35mm], Color Out of Space, Parasite, Phantom of the Opera), stage performances (Evil Dead: The Musical, BUG), and more entertainment options are readily available! Have a great week! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GRETEL & HANSEL – (through Feb. 5th) Directed... Read more »

Horror Events: Color Out of Space, Evil Dead Musical, Bug, Zombi Child

Horror Events: Color Out of Space, Evil Dead Musical, Bug, Zombi Child
Let’s get to it. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: COLOR OUT OF SPACE – (through Jan. 30th) Daily at 9:30pm; also at 11:20am Sat./Sun. The long-awaited directorial return of Richard Stanley (Dust Devil, Hardware) is finally here with a dazzling, ultra vivid, sci-fi horror film starring Nic Cage and Joely Richardson. Based on a... Read more »
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Chicago! Get Advance Tickets to See UNDERWATER

Chicago! Get Advance Tickets to See UNDERWATER
The Chicago Creepout has been given advance screening passes for subscribers to see 20th Century Fox’s upcoming sci-fi / horror thriller UNDERWATER on Wednesday, January 8th at 7:00pm in downtown Chicago. Directed by William Eubank (The Signal, 2014), the story follows an underwater research crew rushing to find safety from creatures attacking them after their... Read more »

Win Passes to See THE GRUDGE in Chicago!

Win Passes to See THE GRUDGE in Chicago!
The Chicago Creepout has been given passes for readers to see THE GRUDGE in theaters courtesy of SONY Pictures! (Before entering, please make sure you can see it at an AMC in the Chicago vicinity *after* its release, starting January 6th, and be willing to send your home address to receive the passes.) Each pass... Read more »

Holiday Horror: Krampus, Haunted Houses, Films, Craft Shows

Holiday Horror: Krampus, Haunted Houses, Films, Craft Shows
Things are picking up again in the land of spooky Chicago. Take a break from holiday prepping with one of the many entertainment options listed below (Christmas-themed haunted houses!). Be sure to check out the new section dedicated to all the holiday craft markets happening this weekend! Let’s get to it. “Don’t walk to the... Read more »
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Horror Entertainment, Holiday Markets, & More November Events

Horror Entertainment, Holiday Markets, & More November Events
Now that the inevitable post-Halloween blues have passed, it’s time to look into what horror events might be fun for fighting off stress during Thanksgiving season. This list covers a selection of screenings, events, holiday markets, horror plays, and more happening over the next two weeks! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: SANTA SANGRE –... Read more »
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