Posts tagged "Hitchcock"

Weekend Bets: 70mm Film Festival, They Look Like People, and More

Weekend Bets: 70mm Film Festival, They Look Like People, and More
The weekend is here, bringing good tidings of genre films around the city–especially for Hitchcock fans. The Music Box Theatre has gathered an impressive lineup for their 70mm Film Festival running February 19th through March 10th, starting with Vertigo. Hitchcock/Truffaut screens at both Facets and Doc Films over the weekend, and the Chicago Cinema Society... Read more »

Weekend Horror: 35mm Movies, Zombies, Puppet Fest

Weekend Horror: 35mm Movies, Zombies, Puppet Fest
I remember a time when January was the month to stay home. Cold had nothing to do with it. Blizzards, hail, and spine-shattering, freezing temps rarely keep a Midwesterner from doing anything. No, the problem back then was the lack of things to do. I used to pine for March to roll around so the... Read more »

Top 10 Thrills to Beat the Chills this Weekend

Top 10 Thrills to Beat the Chills this Weekend
Happy New Year, everyone! Now that I am no longer drowning in cookies, candy, and eggnog, it’s time to get back into the swing of things. The “best of” list for 2014 movies is a lengthy process. How about some killer weekend picks for now? Let’s face it. It’s cold. Really, really, really cold. Arctic.... Read more »
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Best Weekend Events: Art, Festivals, Movies, New Horror Store

Best Weekend Events: Art, Festivals, Movies, New Horror Store
This weekend, the options are plentiful in and around the Chicagoland area: a few big conventions, a new horror store grand opening, a selection of films to see on 35mm, and a few really cool ongoing art exhibits among other things! MOVIES: Sci-fi horror film Almost Human screens Friday and Saturday at Music Box Theatre... Read more »

5 Classy Horror Productions to See in Chicago

5 Classy Horror Productions to See in Chicago
Throughout the year, Chicago is ripe with stage productions everywhere you look. However, it is not often that a handful of notable horror-themed productions will simultaneously grace the stage outside the month of October. For whatever reason, January has been an impressive month for horror on the stage. I’d like to address the standouts that... 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 »
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