Tag: Chicago Horror

Weekend: Lovecraft Party, Leprechaun Haunt, Horror and Cult Screenings

Weekend: Lovecraft Party, Leprechaun Haunt, Horror and Cult Screenings
Enjoy the diverse list of entertainment options available to Chicago horror, sci-fi, and cult cinema fans! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: BLADE RUNNER (1982) – (March 16th & 21st) Catch the original for free at local Chicago Public Libraries! Screens March 16th at 1pm at Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch (415 E. 79th St.,... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Drag Me to Hell [35mm], Little Shop of Horrors Musical

Weekend Horror: Drag Me to Hell [35mm], Little Shop of Horrors Musical
Screenings this coming week in the realm of horror for Chicagoans include: Frankenstein, Drag Me to Hell, Destiny, Lords of Chaos, Border, Burning, and more. The Little Shop of Horrors musical begins today at the Mercury Theater, Deadly Prey Gallery’s hand-painted movie poster exhibit continues at Great Lakes Tattoo, Metal Bingo, a horror fundraiser, horror... Read more »

Get Advance Passes to Jordan Peele's ‘US’ Movie in Chicago

Get Advance Passes to Jordan Peele's ‘US’ Movie in Chicago
The Chicago Creepout has been given 30 pairs of Admit-Two passes to an advance Chicago screening of Jordan Peele’s highly-anticipated horror-thriller US. The film will officially release in theaters nationwide on March 22nd, 2019. After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially-conscious horror films with his directorial debut, Get... Read more »
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Valentine's Haunts, Audition, Overlord, and More Weekend Horror Events

Valentine's Haunts, Audition, Overlord, and More Weekend Horror Events
It looks like another weekend full of genre events, plays, and movies are lined up to fill up your time, stretching into next week. Valentine’s Day soldiers on with a few themed haunted houses offering both fun and frights. Have a fantastic weekend, creepers! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” EVENTS/OUTINGS: Valentine’s Day in Wonderland at... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Overlord, Pig, Valentine-Themed Markets and Haunts

Weekend Horror: Overlord, Pig, Valentine-Themed Markets and Haunts
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: OVERLORD – (Feb. 8th & 9th) Midnight mayhem! Just before D-Day, American paratroopers drop into heavy Nazi-occupied territory in France. WWII terrors are just the tip of the iceberg in regards to the horror that awaits them in an underground bunker storing creatures and mutants from ongoing Nazi medical... Read more »

Get Passes to the HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Advance Screening in Chicago!

Get Passes to the HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Advance Screening in Chicago!
Chicago! There are currently 50 admit-two passes available to see an advance screening of HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, the highly-anticipated sequel to Happy Death Day. This horror film (directed by Christopher Landon and produced by Jason Blum) is part slasher, mystery, and comedy. The advance screening will be at 7pm on Monday, February 11th at... Read more »
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Weekend: Vertigo, Evil Dead Musical, Found Footage Fest, Metal Bingo

Weekend: Vertigo, Evil Dead Musical, Found Footage Fest, Metal Bingo
Somehow, the first month of 2019 is already nearing to a close. There’s a nice mix of oddball fun to be had in the various departments listed below. As always, the movie options are chosen with a focus on the not-so-mainstream variety, as well as goodies offered by local independent venues. The Evil Dead musical... Read more »

Year-End Horror Events and Screenings

Year-End Horror Events and Screenings
Things are winding down a little as the holidays draw near, but there’s always something happening for those looking for some festive FEAR. A few haunted houses are still open, macabre plays continue on the Chicago stage, and a few choice selections in film at some of the greatest independent venues in the country. “Don’t... Read more »

Weekend: Yuletide Terror Author Event, Christmas Haunted Houses

Weekend: Yuletide Terror Author Event, Christmas Haunted Houses
This weekend is full of holiday horror options, such as Christmas-themed haunted houses, movies & plays, and so much more. The events are piling up, with pop-up galleries and art gift shopping, Krampus fun, and SNL official exhibit’s “Schweddy Ball” costume party. Chicago film writer David Canfield will be heading a lively discussion about the... Read more »
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Bring a Poncho and Get Spattered with Blood at Evil Dead the Musical!

Bring a Poncho and Get Spattered with Blood at Evil Dead the Musical!
EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL is coming to town in January! Black Button Eyes Productions presents the Chicago storefront premiere of this production to finish their 2018-2019 season. A direct parody of the 1981 beloved classic directed by Sam Raimi, this hilarious production celebrates the spirit of the Evil Dead films with all the laughs and... Read more »
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