Posts tagged "Zombies"

Advanced Screening for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Advanced Screening for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
We’ve got another fine opportunity to view Pride and Prejudice and Zombies before its February 5th theatrical release. In case you missed my previous contest, Screen Gems is offering a chance to see it on a first-come, first-served basis. The advanced screening will be on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00pm at AMC River East 21,... Read more »

Free Advance Screening for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES

Free Advance Screening for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES
The time has come for the release of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (official release is February 5th, 2016) with an advance screening happening in Lombard, Illinois tomorrow, Wednesday, January 20th! The screening will be held at 7:00pm at AMC Yorktown Cinema 18, 80 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148. Suggestion: it would be appropriate to... Read more »

Creepout Anniversary and Weekend Horror Events: May 8th-10th

Creepout Anniversary and Weekend Horror Events: May 8th-10th
May 8th marks the third anniversary of my very first blog post on The Chicago Creepout here on ChicagoNow, where I compared the horror genre to a refrigerator in great detail (first and last few paragraphs). I still stand by that unusual statement. The genre offers so much and it’s constantly evolving on its own,... Read more »
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Eight Little Zombies: Elgin Team Transforms Classic Children's Story

Eight Little Zombies: Elgin Team Transforms Classic Children's Story
Many classic children’s stories bring forth fond memories for adults, but most of us probably never grew up reading anything ghoulishly fun like a good old-fashioned zombie story. The idea makes perfect sense at this point in time because zombies have become completely mainstream. For instance, it wasn’t common for families to sit around the... Read more »

World War Z: Author Max Brooks Zombie Defense Lecture

World War Z: Author Max Brooks Zombie Defense Lecture
When it comes to fighting zombies, World War Z author Max Brooks is practically a household name, which is why his upcoming lecture on this subject is great news for those in need of pointers. Zombie defense training has become increasingly popular over the last few years, so it only makes sense to trust a... Read more »

October Horror Challenge Recap (As Promised)

October Horror Challenge Recap (As Promised)
Halloween season has come and gone, but most assuredly has not been forgotten. Last month, I did a post on the October Movie Challenge aka 31 Days of Horror Movies, and promised to post my tally when it was over. I hope everyone that played had fun along the way. I watched 71 films last... Read more »
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Ten Spooktastic Chicago Weekend Events Sept. 28-30

Ten Spooktastic Chicago Weekend Events Sept. 28-30
As the Halloween season quickly races near, there are plenty of activities for those eager for some good, old-fashioned fear. Macabre plays, horror festivals, dark photography, spooky tours, zombie marches, and even a Turkish Exorcist. We’ve got it all, and it isn’t even October yet. I’ve listed the top ten events in order of start... Read more »

Two-Day Monster Mash-Up Stomping Through Elgin This Weekend

Two-Day Monster Mash-Up Stomping Through Elgin This Weekend
Halloween has arrived early in Chicago in the form of a B-movie monster-themed summer fest! The Elgin Monster Mash-Up is a new “Halfway to Halloween” party for every monster-loving fan around! So, turn down the flame on those cauldrons, gather all your little goblins, hop in a hearse and get those trick-or-treat bags ready for... Read more »

Finding a Diet of Horror in the Magical Fridge of Life

For me, the horror genre is like the ultimate refrigerator. I’m talking fancy, high-tech, revolving compartments amidst a plethora of shelves, all different sizes to suit one’s fancy. This particular fridge is always so full of diverse delicacies that making a decision is often a painstaking process. Each shelf represents a different subgenre, containing various... Read more »
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