Posts tagged "Horror"

Win Passes to See IT COMES AT NIGHT Early!

Win Passes to See IT COMES AT NIGHT Early!
The Chicago Creepout has been offered an opportunity to share this contest with readers to win a pair of passes to see an advance screening of new horror thriller IT COMES AT NIGHT by director Trey Edward Shults (KRISHA) via A24 Films. The advance screening will be on Thursday, June 1st at 7:00pm in downtown... Read more »

Chicago Revenge Slasher BUZZKILL... The Movie!

Chicago Revenge Slasher BUZZKILL... The Movie!
Chicago special effects artist, sculptor, and director Cyle Williamson just wants to make a feature-length movie about a guy with a buzzsaw. This simple idea came to fruition in the form of a trailer for “Buzzkill,” which screened in front of a few large audiences recently, most notably on October 22nd at The Massacre (an... Read more »

Legendary Director Bert I. Gordon to Appear at the Sci-Fi Spectacular

Legendary Director Bert I. Gordon to Appear at the Sci-Fi Spectacular
The annual Sci-Fi Spectacular presented by Movieside Films returns to the Patio Theater for more sci-fi madness lasting around fourteen hours! As if the movies aren’t exciting enough, fans will also get to meet legendary director/writer/producer Bert I. Gordon! “Mr. B.I.G.” directed B-movie gems like Empire of the Ants, The Amazing Colossal Man, War of... Read more »
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Fan Premiere Event for THE BOY Horror Film

Fan Premiere Event for THE BOY Horror Film
STX Entertainment presents a limited, one-night-only fan event for the red carpet premiere of upcoming horror film The Boy on Wednesday, January 20th. Only fifteen cities will offer these premieres, each with a different social media star present to kick off festivities. The Chicago screening will be hosted by internet personality Kenny Holland, along with... Read more »

New Monthly Horror and Sci-Fi Book Clubs at Bucket O' Blood

New Monthly Horror and Sci-Fi Book Clubs at Bucket O' Blood
The start of a new year means fresh beginnings, new horizons, and any other phrase we use for early January as being a prime time to do something new for ourselves. Bucket O’ Blood Books & Records (owned by Grant and Jennifer Mckee) is an indie bookstore showcasing a heavy emphasis on horror, science fiction,... Read more »

Horror of the Humanities 2: KILL LIST Screening with Ben Wheatley Q&A

Horror of the Humanities 2: KILL LIST Screening with Ben Wheatley Q&A
Wednesday, October 29th, The DePaul Humanities Center presents a variety of horror exhibits that spotlight horror found in modern life surrounding race, gender, technology, and more. “Horror of the Humanities 2” is their second annual Halloween-themed event which aims to explore the connection between horror and humanity. The exhibits have been paired with a relevant... Read more »
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Evil Dead Musical Splatters onto Chicago Stage

Evil Dead Musical Splatters onto Chicago Stage
*Update: Special new offer available! Get tickets for $49.99 using offer code “EVIL” when purchasing. Includes Splatter Zone seats, if desired! Toronto’s long-running hit show, Evil Dead: The Musical, begins its very first North American tour next week and the production is scheduled to run in Chicago September 23rd through October 12th at the Broadway... Read more »

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 »
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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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