Things to Do on Halloween in Chicago

Things to Do on Halloween in Chicago
In case you’re still searching for something fun to do on October 31st and live in the Chicago area, here are a few options that won’t break the bank! Halloween will once again be a little different this year, so please follow all city guidelines and be prepared to show proof of vaccination (card or... Read more »

Night Teeth Advance Virtual Screening

Night Teeth Advance Virtual Screening
The Chicago Creepout has an opportunity for readers to snag an access link to see NIGHT TEETH online for free on October 18th before its release on Netflix! Synopsis: To earn some extra cash, quirky college student Benny (Jorge Lendeborg, Jr.) moonlights as a chauffeur for one night. His task: drive two mysterious young women... Read more »

Two Welcome to the Blumhouse Virtual Premieres on October 7th!

Two Welcome to the Blumhouse Virtual Premieres on October 7th!
The Welcome to the Blumhouse Collection (four brand new horror films) hits Amazon Prime this October. Right now, fans have an opportunity to choose between two of the films, The Manor and Madres, to see for free online one day before they release. But HURRY! The deadline to sign up for the access link is... Read more »
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Virtual Advance Screening of THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE

Virtual Advance Screening of THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE
Hello, my fellow creepies! It’s time to start the spooky season off right and watch some horror movies! Enjoy this free offer of attending a virtual advance screening of THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE on Monday, October 4th (official release is October 6th on Netflix) in the comfort of your own home. Based on Stephanie... Read more »

Fear Street Virtual Advance Screening!

This month, Netflix released FEAR STREET, a horror trilogy based on R.L. Stine’s horror series about the sinister history of a little town called Shadyside. They’re hosting virtual screenings in advance of each film’s release. Once fans enter to obtain their “Fear Pass,” they are granted access to screening links for watching the films before... Read more »

This Week in Sci-Fi and Horror: Candyman [35mm], 70mm Film Fest, Dark Red

This Week in Sci-Fi and Horror: Candyman [35mm], 70mm Film Fest, Dark Red
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: CANDYMAN [35mm] – (March 9th at 7pm) One of the few films that brilliantly nails down the notion of beauty in horror. Director Bernard Rose created a perfect execution of marrying horror with romance in Candyman. Based on Clive Barker’s short story, “The Forbidden,” the 1992 film follows a... Read more »
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Horror Screenings: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Lodge

Horror Screenings: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Lodge
Time for more horror listings! There are some 35mm genre screenings this week, including HENRY: Portrait of a Serial Killer and Bong Joon-ho’s MOTHER. Other options include: THE LODGE, EVOLUTION, and a Q&A with actor William Forsythe for I AM FEAR. Relax and hang out at a Stranger Things official pinball launch party. Films listed... Read more »

This Week: Valentine's Day Haunts, Nosferatu, Blue Velvet, Atlantics

This Week: Valentine's Day Haunts, Nosferatu, Blue Velvet, Atlantics
Happy Valentine’s Day! Take a stab at a few holiday haunts this weekend, catch a play (Evil Dead!), or relax at the movies with genre films like VFW, Brazil, Lady Vengeance, Nosferatu (with live organ accompaniment), Blue Velvet, Atlantics, a “Roses Are Dead” Valentine’s event screening horror shorts, and more! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!”... Read more »

Sci-Fi/Horror Week: The Elephant Man, Mars Attacks!, The Brood, Tetsuo

Sci-Fi/Horror Week: The Elephant Man, Mars Attacks!, The Brood, Tetsuo
Another great week of genre events in the city includes screenings of: The Elephant Man, Come to Daddy, Color Out of Space, Silence of the Lambs, The Brood, Disco Godfather, Mars Attacks!, Tetsuo: The Iron Man, The Hitch-Hiker, a black-and-white version of Parasite (!), and 24 hours of b-movies at B-Fest. Be sure to catch... Read more »
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Weekend Horror: Gretel & Hansel, Audition, Evil Dead Musical

Weekend Horror: Gretel & Hansel, Audition, Evil Dead Musical
Hey horror fans, Chicago horror screenings (Gretel & Hansel, Audition, The Bad Seed [35mm], Color Out of Space, Parasite, Phantom of the Opera), stage performances (Evil Dead: The Musical, BUG), and more entertainment options are readily available! Have a great week! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GRETEL & HANSEL – (through Feb. 5th) Directed... Read more »
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