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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 »

Great Weekend for Chicago-Area Horror Fans

Great Weekend for Chicago-Area Horror Fans
If otherworldly creatures, hardcore thrillers, scissor-wielding mothers, and dinosaurs gone rogue is your cup of tea, then this is the weekend you should get out and enjoy some genre fun. Aside from the long list of films screening at local independent venues, there are a few exhibits and curious plays to check out or bookmark... Read more »

Sci-Fi Spectacular Movie Marathon April 18th

Art by Mitch O'Connell
Saturday, April 18th marks the annual Sci-Fi Spectacular event hosted by Movieside Films and Terror in the Aisles in Chicago, where the community of monster-loving fans reunite for an all-nighter of epic proportions. This blogger has never missed one Spectacular and cannot wait to join in on the fun this weekend with good friends, movies,... Read more »
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Horror Screenings through April 16th

Horror Screenings through April 16th
This weekend is a good time to play catch up in the world of recent horror movies, as several festival favorites have gained extended runs in local, independent theaters in Chicago. Otherwise, it’s a fairly slow time event-wise with–gasp!–no horror fests. Next weekend, things will get a little more busy. We’re going to do something... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Best Weekend Picks: 5 Delightfully Grim Events

Best Weekend Picks: 5 Delightfully Grim Events
Never fear, there are a few great options for horror genre fun this weekend in Chicago. Five events stood out that I think will entice many of you to suit a few different tastes. Classic horror, beach party horror, graphic exploitation, sci-fi fun and plays inspired by the Brothers Grimm! In the mood for an... Read more »
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