Halloween Ends is notable mainly for its cockamamie plot and its reverence for the original.
J.C. Cricket’s Sex Demon is not for the faint of heart—it’s for the depraved of mind, and Chicago is blessed to have it showing one night only at the Music Box on October 26.
There are plenty of film podcasts out there that focus exclusively on the plot or style. Neither Mallory nor I is an aspiring filmmaker or film historian; we’re just two friends talking.
Why did it have to be snakes? I don’t have especially strong feelings about them, and yet in the last few years I’ve accidentally become an expert on the deranged world of snakesploitation horror cinema.
Jon Kitley of Aurora has made a friend of horror. For 22 years he’s run Kitley’s Krypt, a site devoted to horror films, ranging from the earliest silent nightmares to […]
Exorcisms, demons, girls wildly dancing in their nighties under a full moon, zombification, reincarnation, witches, ghosts, and possession all come into play as the plot lurches along.
Let’s get into it, revelers, there’s a lot of stuff to do both online and off in the next few days! FRI 1/21 Fish (and visitors) are said to go […]
There’s always something new to be scared of.
Luca Guadagnino’s remake takes too much pleasure in the destruction of women.
The visual achievement of Guillermo del Toro’s new fantasy can’t alleviate its reductive worldview.
Two psychologically loaded horror classics return for Halloween.
The annual 24-hour marathon of spooky movies returns with an impressive lineup.
The death-metal masters bring their bloody blitz to Palatine tonight.
A fest for those fascinated with serial killers, Mad Mobster True Crime & Horror Expo looks to become an annual Chicago institution.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue