Posts tagged "Horror"

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 »

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings
For the seasoned horror fan, Valentine’s Day generally means thoughts of watching fun horror films like My Bloody Valentine among others, rather than the lovey-dovey aspect shoved down consumers’ throats every February. Surely, every day with a significant other should be special, so let’s focus on the bloody good fun waiting to be had this... 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 »
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Tonight: SOV Horror Director Chester Turner Lives! Q&A, Screening, Book Party

Tonight: SOV Horror Director Chester Turner Lives! Q&A, Screening, Book Party
Chester Turner, known for directing shot-on-video insanity Black Devil Doll from Hell, was long thought to have met his demise in a car crash years ago. Turns out, he’s been just fine and has been quietly living in Illinois! Louis Justin of Massacre Video found him living in Chicago, promptly escorted him to a few... Read more »

Tonight: Snowstorm Discount for WildClaw's The Shadow Over Innsmouth

Tonight: Snowstorm Discount for WildClaw's The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The end of the holidays brought with it a heavy snowstorm looming over the Midwest. Could there be monsters in the endless drifts of snow piled all over the city? Possibly. One place sure to have such monsters is the Athenaeum Theatre on this very night! WildClaw Theatre‘s ongoing production of H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Shadow... Read more »

Creepy Christmas Gift Guide 2013

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Christmas is arriving faster than expected, as usual! Have you purchased enough creepy gifts? Granted, it’s probably too late to order much online at this point, but there are items on this list available in stores (books, toys). Plus, it’s always a good idea to bookmark a gift guide for future reference or for ideas... Read more »
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Chicago Horror Thrives with Weekend Options

Chicago Horror Thrives with Weekend Options
Whether exposed to bitter temperatures or heavy snowfall, anyone living in the Midwest can handle whatever winter may bring forth. This weekend is expected to be in the low/mid twenties, but that won’t stop horror fans from having plenty of fun. A lot of genre events are happening in and around Chicago this weekend, and... Read more »

Pretty Spooky Handmade: Horror Clothing Trunk Show

Pretty Spooky Handmade: Horror Clothing Trunk Show
Christmas is right around the corner, and now is the time to get an early start on shopping for friends, family, and ourselves. (We all do it. “One for you… One for me…”) Horror fans tend to be stuck ordering goods online, which can be frustrating when it comes to clothing. Shopping in person is... Read more »

Suspiria, Black Cat, Devil in My Ride at Terror in the Aisles Horror Fest

Suspiria, Black Cat, Devil in My Ride at Terror in the Aisles Horror Fest
Snow may have fallen, but that doesn’t mean horror festivals are over. The folks behind Movieside Films are putting on yet another great Terror in the Aisles show this Saturday, November 30th at the Patio Theater. Films screening are Dario Argento’s Suspiria, Lucio Fulci’s The Black Cat, and Gary Schultz’ Devil in My Ride. Schedule:... Read more »
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Red Clark Paints Town Red with Gray Matter Movie

Poster by The Dude Designs Tom Hodge!
Chicago filmmaker Red Clark has been making his own movies as long as he can remember, and his latest project, Gray Matter, is an adaptation of a story in Stephen King‘s Night Shift collection of short horror stories. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Clark went on to create a promising short horror film that excited... Read more »
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