Posts tagged "Chicago Horror"

Weekend: Chicago Premieres, Coen Brothers Retrospective, and More

Weekend: Chicago Premieres, Coen Brothers Retrospective, and More
The weather may be hot, but it sure feels like fall is on the way with so many genre events popping up out of the woodwork. Weekend movie premieres of Tabloid Vivant (free!), Drifted, The American Side, and Director’s Cut (check below to find information on special Q&A discussions!). The Music Box Theatre will present... Read more »

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 35mm Screening and More Weekend Fun

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 35mm Screening and More Weekend Fun
David Lynch is a creative pioneer extraordinaire. His visions and dreams often become nightmares for viewers. Whether we’re disturbed by and/or in love with his work, we’ll never forget any of it. The world of Twin Peaks has gained an enormous cult following over the years and we’ll be lucky to see a long-awaited, highly-anticipated... Read more »

Weekend: Carrie, Phantom of the Paradise to Screen at De Palma Fest

Weekend: Carrie, Phantom of the Paradise to Screen at De Palma Fest
A Brian De Palma retrospective at the Music Box Theatre will offer screenings of highlights from the director’s career in celebration of the recent documentary, De Palma, tonight through next Thursday. Genre fans may want to experience many of these on the big screen. It looks like many of the films will be in 35mm.... Read more »
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Weekend Bets: Blue Velvet 30th Anniversary, Svengoolie, Hearse Show

Weekend Bets: Blue Velvet 30th Anniversary, Svengoolie, Hearse Show
June is a busy month, so I’ve compiled a list of weekend events below for those of you who like to get out and about during the summer days. Chicago’s horror host with the most, Svengoolie, will be doing a meet-and-greet at the annual Hardcore Hearse Show in Lombard on Saturday. Printers Row Lit Fest... Read more »

The Conjuring 2 Advance Screening

The Conjuring 2 Advance Screening
A limited amount of passes have become available to us for Chicago-area horror fans to attend an advance screening of The Conjuring 2 next week, courtesy of Warner Bros. The screening will be held at AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois) at 7:00pm on Monday, June 6th! If you would like to attend this... Read more »

Hot Weekend of Horror: Gates of Hell, The Final Girls, The Witch, CUFF

Hot Weekend of Horror: Gates of Hell, The Final Girls, The Witch, CUFF
Horror and sci-fi fans spending time in the Chicago area this weekend will be happy to know there is not going to be a shortage of options available! Modern horror, horror shorts, gore, exploitation, 35mm fun, a free screening, and even a conversation with the attorneys from Making a Murderer. Read on! MOVIES: Chicago Underground... Read more »
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Memorial Day Weekend of Horror Events

Memorial Day Weekend of Horror Events
This Memorial Day weekend, genre events hit all the right spots, though some of it does fit more into a category of weirdness than horror. Something tells me you all won’t mind one bit! Be sure to check this space next week, as there will be a ton of great stuff happening! Have a great... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Zombie Prom, Chicago Critics Film Festival, and More

Weekend Horror: Zombie Prom, Chicago Critics Film Festival, and More
This weekend, a great opportunity to see new horror films is happening at the Chicago Critics Film Festival, hosted by the Music Box Theatre. Running through the 26th, all kinds of hot new films will be at your fingertips (each hand-picked by esteemed Chicago critics). Feeling too ghoulish to sit around? Head to the Chicago... Read more »

Friday the 13th and Weekend Horror Events

Friday the 13th and Weekend Horror Events
Another packed weekend full of horror-themed madness awaits! MOVIES: Green Room - Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin) directs another brilliant, unsettling thriller starring Patrick Stewart. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Runs through May 19th. Times vary. High-Rise – Ben Wheatley (Kill List, Sightseers) directs a new dramatic thriller about strange tenants... Read more »
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Weekend Horror Events and News

Weekend Horror Events and News
The weekend is already here and the options for horror fans spending time in the city looking for genre entertainment are plentiful. Both classics and modern horror are screening at your favorite local independent venues, a few goodies grace the stage, and some great exhibits are in the works. MOVIES: Green Room - Jeremy Saulnier... Read more »
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