Posts tagged "Chicago Horror"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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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Chicago Movies: Help the Midway Drive-In Stay Open

Chicago Movies: Help the Midway Drive-In Stay Open
The Midway Drive-In still needs help in order to stay open this year. Digital projectors cost somewhere around $125,000 and the owners (Mike and Mia Kerz, Flashback Weekend) are calling on fans to help them in the home stretch to keep this establishment afloat. Paramount Pictures is no longer going to issue film prints, therefore... Read more »

5 Classy Horror Productions to See in Chicago

5 Classy Horror Productions to See in Chicago
Throughout the year, Chicago is ripe with stage productions everywhere you look. However, it is not often that a handful of notable horror-themed productions will simultaneously grace the stage outside the month of October. For whatever reason, January has been an impressive month for horror on the stage. I’d like to address the standouts that... Read more »

Tonight: SOV Horror Director Chester Turner Lives! Q&A, Screening, Book Party

Tonight: SOV Horror Director Chester Turner Lives! Q&A, Screening, Book Party
Chester Turner, known for directing shot-on-video insanity Black Devil Doll from Hell, was long thought to have met his demise in a car crash years ago. Turns out, he’s been just fine and has been quietly living in Illinois! Louis Justin of Massacre Video found him living in Chicago, promptly escorted him to a few... Read more »
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Tonight: Snowstorm Discount for WildClaw's The Shadow Over Innsmouth

Tonight: Snowstorm Discount for WildClaw's The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The end of the holidays brought with it a heavy snowstorm looming over the Midwest. Could there be monsters in the endless drifts of snow piled all over the city? Possibly. One place sure to have such monsters is the Athenaeum Theatre on this very night! WildClaw Theatre‘s ongoing production of H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Shadow... Read more »
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