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Can You Survive 24 Hours of Horror Movies?

Can You Survive 24 Hours of Horror Movies?
This Saturday marks the first of two horror movie festivals that will last no less than twenty-four hours. The Music Box of Horrors awaits!! What other October tradition could be more memorable than spending an entire day and night (and morning!) in a big movie theater with hundreds of like-minded people in good spirits? It’s... Read more »

Hitchcock and Pod People: Classics on the Stage and Screen This Week

Hitchcock and Pod People: Classics on the Stage and Screen This Week
It is my belief that fans of cinema must try to experience as many films in 35mm (and even 16mm if you’re lucky) on the big screen as possible. Despite revival houses and documentaries currently being made about preservation efforts, it seems like 35mm is a format we fans have to consider as precious as... Read more »

Chicago Horror Weekend Fun: Zombie Prom, Bettie Page Séance, Alucarda

Chicago Horror Weekend Fun: Zombie Prom, Bettie Page Séance, Alucarda
Another weekend in the spooky city is upon us and there are a few enlightening things to do. Whatever the choice may be, try to make sure you’re somewhere that has very good air-conditioning! This kind of heat is no joke. In fact, if you think heat stroke is happening to you, head over to... Read more »
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7 Ways to Satisfy Horror/Sci-Fi Appetites in Chicago This Weekend

7 Ways to Satisfy Horror/Sci-Fi Appetites in Chicago This Weekend
No doubt, there is a surplus of madness going on this weekend in Chicago, but I’ve picked the events most likely to seduce the moviegoer who is more inclined to fall prey to the wide world of weird. We’ve got several summer movie sessions starting this very weekend, rare screening opportunities, monster festivals and a... Read more »

This Week in Movies: Fundraiser, Prom Night Gone Wrong, Kung Fu Cinema Preservation

This Week in Movies: Fundraiser, Prom Night Gone Wrong, Kung Fu Cinema Preservation
Another fun weekend of horror and just plain weird events is upon us, as there’s rarely a dull moment when it comes to oddball cinema in Chicago. The first event is a bit last minute, but it’s a fascinating way to spend a Thursday evening as an alternative to rolling around like a bloated blueberry... Read more »

Cannibal Movies and BBQs Go Hand in Mouth

Cannibal Movies and BBQs Go Hand in Mouth
Memorial Day Weekend has come and almost gone. BBQ parties and indulgences in excessive carnivorous activity have been rampant. Naturally, this brings up thoughts about cannibalism. Annual barbecues are a ritual of sorts to carnivores who crave real, juicy flesh between their teeth. I love burgers, but they have to be well done – zero... Read more »
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A Week of Apes, Zombies, and Aliens... The Usual

A Week of Apes, Zombies, and Aliens... The Usual
As it’s become normal to find horror fun in Chicago most weeks, I’m going to mention a few of this week’s highlights that may interest just about any fan of supernatural, horror and sci-fi films. Midnight movies are especially fun for those nights you spend time with friends at a bar or party, and want... Read more »

Summer Drive-In Madness Has Begun!

Summer Drive-In Madness Has Begun!
There are people out there who think the drive-in is dead. At one point in my life, I’d feared the same notion. Oh, no. Not the case. That’s just silly talk. While the number of operating drive-ins has been greatly reduced over the years, they are far from dead. In fact, there are two of... Read more »
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