Tag: Horror

Win Passes to See THE GRUDGE in Chicago!

Win Passes to See THE GRUDGE in Chicago!
The Chicago Creepout has been given passes for readers to see THE GRUDGE in theaters courtesy of SONY Pictures! (Before entering, please make sure you can see it at an AMC in the Chicago vicinity *after* its release, starting January 6th, and be willing to send your home address to receive the passes.) Each pass... Read more »

Block Cinema's Perspectives on Horror Film Series

Block Cinema's Perspectives on Horror Film Series
This month, Block Cinema will take a critical eye deep into the history of horror cinema with a selection of screening events. Each film will be introduced by a special guest, leading into in-depth discussions and highlights. These screenings are absolutely FREE. October 10th (7pm-10pm) – THE ELEPHANT MAN [35mm] (1980) – David Lynch accomplished... Read more »

The Dark Matters 24-Hr Horror Film Challenge

The Dark Matters 24-Hr Horror Film Challenge
Do you have what it takes to organize and film a short horror movie within the span of one day? Side Street Studio Arts presents the Dark Matters 24-Hr Horror Film Challenge, a contest for filmmakers to create a short film within 24 hours for a cash prize. PRIZES: 1st Place winners receive the SLEEPLESS... Read more »
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WildClaw Theatre Presents Deathscribe HELLeven

WildClaw Theatre Presents Deathscribe HELLeven
WildClaw Theatre returns with DEATHSCRIBE: HELLeven, their 11th Annual International Festival of Horror Radio Plays! Deathscribe is a one-night-only annual event taking place on Monday, December 3rd, 2018, at 8:00pm. Chicago actors and directors will be bringing the top five original nightmares to life at Lincoln Hall (2424 N. Lincoln, Chicago), accompanied by a live... Read more »

THE THING: Artbook Signing at Chicago Comics

THE THING: Artbook Signing at Chicago Comics
Printed in Blood recently published The Thing: Artbook, a comprehensive illustrated book containing over 375 new pieces of art by over 350 artists from all over the world. The massive, 400-page hardcover book celebrates the 35th anniversary of director John Carpenter’s legendary horror film, The Thing. This book is the first release in their new... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »
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