Tag: Portage Theater

Nightbreed / Terror in the Aisles Event Recap

Anne Bobby spreads the word on The Cabal Cut.
July 13th, 2012 was a night to remember. We fans knew in our hearts that this would be the case. History was being made, and we were all a part of it. Friday the 13th at the Portage Theater. History! Restoration Director Russell Cherrington and Nightbreed star Anne Bobby (“Lori”) were on hand to answer... Read more »

Hitchcock and Pod People: Classics on the Stage and Screen This Week

Hitchcock and Pod People: Classics on the Stage and Screen This Week
It is my belief that fans of cinema must try to experience as many films in 35mm (and even 16mm if you’re lucky) on the big screen as possible. Despite revival houses and documentaries currently being made about preservation efforts, it seems like 35mm is a format we fans have to consider as precious as... Read more »

20+ Year Wait Is Over for Nightbreed Fans

20+ Year Wait Is Over for Nightbreed Fans
It took over two decades for this to happen… Clive Barker’s NIGHTBREED released in 1990. It is a very unique, dark, extraordinary film about outsiders and who the true monsters really are. Well, it’s much more than that. A film that’s always struck a chord with me, it instantly became one of my favorite films... Read more »
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Monsters and Comics Collide for Weekend Show

Monsters and Comics Collide for Weekend Show
A day at the movies for a marathon of monster madness is a day well spent. There is something nostalgic about it. Once you enter those glorious double doors into the dark theater, it’s just you and the projector, escaping present dilemmas and falling back into the old days of hiding out at the movies.... Read more »

This Week in Movies: Fundraiser, Prom Night Gone Wrong, Kung Fu Cinema Preservation

This Week in Movies: Fundraiser, Prom Night Gone Wrong, Kung Fu Cinema Preservation
Another fun weekend of horror and just plain weird events is upon us, as there’s rarely a dull moment when it comes to oddball cinema in Chicago. The first event is a bit last minute, but it’s a fascinating way to spend a Thursday evening as an alternative to rolling around like a bloated blueberry... Read more »

A Week of Apes, Zombies, and Aliens... The Usual

A Week of Apes, Zombies, and Aliens... The Usual
As it’s become normal to find horror fun in Chicago most weeks, I’m going to mention a few of this week’s highlights that may interest just about any fan of supernatural, horror and sci-fi films. Midnight movies are especially fun for those nights you spend time with friends at a bar or party, and want... Read more »
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