The Massacre: 24 Hour Horror Marathon in Chicago!
Here is your Halloween present...and don't say we don't ever give you anything (because we know that we don't). Basically, our friends over at Portage Theater in Chicago, who always throw bitchin' film fests, are preparing for a 24 hour marathon of epic proportions. So, if you like horror movies, cinema, or historical theaters, this is your gig.
Here is the low-down:
Movieside Presents 24 hours of horror movie madness! Tickets are $20 pre-sale. $25 at the door day of show. And as always, proceeds go to a great cause!
Doors open at 11am - Show starts at Noon.
4050 N. Milwaukee Ave.,
Chicago, IL 60641
Linnea Quigley (Return of the Living Dead)
Jack Hill (director of Spider Baby, Coffy, Foxy Brown)
11:30am - Trailer Trash (Vintage Trailers & Short Films)
Noon - Un Chien Andalou (Silent with Live Organ!)
12:30pm - The Black Cat - (Karloff & Lugosi!)
1:45pm - The Curse of the Werewolf (Oliver Reed & Hammer Horrors!)
3:30pm - The Witchfinder General (Vincent Price!)
5:15pm - From The Drain (Cronenberg Rare Short!)
5:30pm - Spider Baby - (dir. Jack Hill in person!)
7:45pm - Return of the Living Dead - (Linnea Quigley in Person!)
10pm - Phantasm II (The Ball is Back!)
11:45 - The Captured Bird (Guillermo Del Toro Producer!)
Mid. - A Nightmare On Elm St. 3: Dream Warriors (Prime Time Freddy!)
1:45am Hausu (Japanese Insanity!) Presented by Chicago Cinema Society
3:15am - Nightmares (80's Anthology Awesomeness!)
5am. - Prince of Darkness (Carpenter Cult Film!)
6:45am Dead Snow (Modern Monster Mayhem!)
8:30am - Frenzy (Classic Hitchcock!)
10:30am - Halloween II (The Original!)Trailers & Short Films Include:
"Fertile Green" (High on Fire Video) by Phil Mucci
Lowcarbcomedy's "Slash and Burn"
Plus: Free Autographs & Photo Taking (with Linnea Quigley & Jack Hill)
Vendors, Vintage Trailers, Short Horror Film Contest,
Zombie Make-Up Station, Prizes, Surprizes, a live charity
auction for Vital Bridges (www.vitalbridges.org)..
Pre-sale tickets are also at these fine stores:
Laurie's Planet of Sound (4639 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago) 773.271.3569
Galactic Force Toys (1121 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago) 773.327.1369
Gaymart (3457 N. Halsted St., Chicago) 1.773.929.4272
Horrorbles (6729 W. Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn) 708.484.7370
Free Parking in the Sears Lot Around The Corner!