Posts tagged "Midway Drive-In"

Weekend Horror: Drive-In Fest, Hack/Slash, Splatter Theater, & More

Weekend Horror: Drive-In Fest, Hack/Slash, Splatter Theater, & More
The Halloween horror season is rushing in faster than a witch on a broomstick set to warp speed. Buckle down those pointy hats because things are not going to slow down for almost two more months! This weekend, the horror options in Chicago contain some heavy hitters like Flashback Weekend’s Drive-In horror fest, Splatter Theater,... Read more »

Chicago Movies: Help the Midway Drive-In Stay Open

Chicago Movies: Help the Midway Drive-In Stay Open
The Midway Drive-In still needs help in order to stay open this year. Digital projectors cost somewhere around $125,000 and the owners (Mike and Mia Kerz, Flashback Weekend) are calling on fans to help them in the home stretch to keep this establishment afloat. Paramount Pictures is no longer going to issue film prints, therefore... Read more »

Chicago Horror: Weekend Events Sept. 20-22

Chicago Horror: Weekend Events Sept. 20-22
As always, there are plenty of events to tide Chicago horror fans over this weekend, plus a few festivals outside the city that are well worth attending. It’s only going to get more eventful over these next two months. The Halloween season has officially begun! Saturday, meet Svengoolie at Lisa Marie Varon‘s Squared Circle restaurant... Read more »
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In the Name of Horror, Vote for the Midway Drive-In

In the Name of Horror, Vote for the Midway Drive-In
Drive-ins and horror movies go together as spectacularly as peanut butter and jelly, which is why the Midway Drive-in needs our vote. Owned and operated by Mike and Mia Kerz (who also run Flashback Weekend Horror Con), the Midway has been dedicated to the preservation of what they accurately call “The Drive-In Horror Legacy.” A... Read more »

Deadite Triple Feature at Midway Drive-In!

Deadite Triple Feature at Midway Drive-In!
Horror nights at the drive-in tend to leave memories engrained in our minds for years to come, and this weekend will be no exception thanks to the favored “Deadite” theme! Evil Dead franchise fans will rejoice and gather together at this one night only event at the Midway Drive-In presented by Flashback Weekend! Saturday, June... Read more »

It's Drive-In Season!

It's Drive-In Season!
The good old days of the drive-in experience are not completely confined to our precious memories. New memories can still be created at a few select locations still in operation here in the Midwest. Even better, it’s still possible to see a classic horror movie under the stars in 2013! Sadly, these remaining drive-ins have... Read more »
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Dusk to Dawn Horrorfest at Midway Drive-In

Dusk to Dawn Horrorfest at Midway Drive-In
Are you an insomniac of the horror movie-loving variety, or just a diehard fan? Saturday, September 22nd, the Midway Drive-In has a treat for you! It’s a night of bloodshed on the big, 90 ft. screen under the stars! Mayhem with vampires, zombies, and hardcore revenge! Near Dark is one of my top favorite films!... Read more »

As Movie Lovers, We Must Save Drive-Ins Like the Midway

As Movie Lovers, We Must Save Drive-Ins Like the Midway
Mention the word “Drive-In” to someone over the age of 30 and you’ll most likely see a wistful, nostalgic look on their face. I grew up going to them, as did many of my friends. I wasn’t old enough to truly appreciate the experience, as I remember being annoyed that the picture on the screen... Read more »
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