Tag: Chicago Horror

WildClaw Theatre to Host Horror Variety Show

WildClaw Theatre to Host Horror Variety Show
WildClaw Theatre presents The Brood: An Evening of the Horror Variety on Wednesday, May 29th. This one-night-only event will showcase live performers of magic, music, burlesque, drag, and possibly even puppets! The evening of dark delights will also offer a live Deathscribe favorite, secret guests, a silent auction, food, tarot card readings, raffles, a costume... Read more »

Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Festival, Dark Arts Market

Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Festival, Dark Arts Market
Things are heating up in the land of Chicago genre events. Choose wisely! Enjoy your weekend! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL – (May 17th-23rd) Chicago critics pick their favorite acclaimed films. Genre fun includes a 40th Anniversary 35mm screening of ALIEN with actor Tom Skerritt in person! New film THE... Read more »

Chicago! See Horror Film MA in Advance!

Chicago! See Horror Film MA in Advance!
Win Tickets to an advance screening of horror film MA (starring Octavia Spencer) in Chicago! The Chicago Creepout has been given 25 pairs of passes to offer subscribers to the blog to attend an early viewing of the movie. Everybody’s welcome at Ma’s. But good luck getting home safe. Oscar® winner Octavia Spencer stars as... Read more »
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Weekend Horror: Hagazussa, Hail Satan?, Charlie Says

Weekend Horror: Hagazussa, Hail Satan?, Charlie Says
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: HAGAZUSSA – (May 10th & 11th) Psychedelic, folk-horror revenge tale about a shunned young witch in the 15th century. Atmospheric and chilling, it will be a treat for fans of art house cinema. Midnight at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. HAIL SATAN? –... Read more »

2 Weeks of Horror Screenings, Film Festivals, 35mm, Easter Haunts

2 Weeks of Horror Screenings, Film Festivals, 35mm, Easter Haunts
This week we’ve got TWO weeks of listings! Screenings, film festivals, 35mm fun, Q&As, horror plays, Easter-themed Haunted Houses, art shows, and so much more! 35mm screenings include: The Crow, Pulse, Little Shop of Horrors, Knife + Heart, and The Matrix. Rare event: Director Claire Denis will be at Doc Films next Monday for a... Read more »

TONIGHT! Paradigm Grey Sci-Fi Anthology Screening

TONIGHT! Paradigm Grey Sci-Fi Anthology Screening
The Sci-Fi Spectacular presents a special screening of PARADIGM GREY tonight, March 28th, at 7:00pm. Be sure to arrive early to catch members of the cast and crew at 6:30pm! (Doors open at 6pm.) Paradigm Grey is a sci-fi thriller anthology film created from a collaboration of six Chicago-based film companies who joined forces aiming... Read more »
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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 »
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