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Event Recap: Sci-Fi Spectacular Movie Marathon [Photos]

The Sci-Fi Spectacular 24-Hour Marathon held at the Portage Theater on March 9th, 2013.
The Sci-Fi Spectacular (run by Movieside Films) has become an annual tradition over the past few years. It’s particularly special for fans of the annual horror movie marathon, The Massacre, which occurs each October. This year on March 9th at the Portage Theater, the sci-fi festival was a few notches cooler than before because it... Read more »

Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats: Seven Examples Why Horror Fans Aren't Hired to Design Them

Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats: Seven Examples Why Horror Fans Aren't Hired to Design Them
Let’s face it, the diehard horror fan will never, ever get permission to design their own floats for Thanksgiving Day parades – even though the ones we do see are scary enough as it is. Here are some float ideas the city will probably never grant approval for any time soon: MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN –... Read more »

Why Halloween is Like Christmas for Some

Why Halloween is Like Christmas for Some
“Halloween is like Christmas for me!” This exclamation is often heard around the spooky scene. While many state that every single day is Halloween, October 31st is a very special day in particular. Some, in fact, look forward to it all year long, even more than Christmas. It’s a nostalgic time where we reflect on... Read more »
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Got the Guts? Play the October Movie Challenge!

Got the Guts? Play the October Movie Challenge!
Hello ghouls and boils! It’s time for the October Movie Challenge! 31 Days of Horror! 31 Films to Die for! Whatever you call it, there’s a cool DIY event many horror fans play every fall. One finds out their potential stamina for marathon horror movie viewing by testing their limits with this challenge. The Chicago... Read more »

Weekend Horror/Sci-Fi Events July 27-29, 2012

Weekend Horror/Sci-Fi Events July 27-29, 2012
This weekend’s got plenty of genre-bending mayhem for all types of horror and science fiction movie fans. Zombies, Godzilla, Dinosaurs, Robots, King Kong, Dr. Who, and even Elvira will be sure to entertain. Tonight, get your zombie fix at Doc Films with Umberto Lenzi’s wild zombie gorefest, Nightmare City in 35mm! Also known as City... Read more »
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