Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Courtesy of our friend Larry Sternshein at the Chicago Horror Examiner :
It's time again for the annual Music Box Massacre that takes place at the famous Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. The Music Box Massacre was created by Movieside head honcho Rusty Nails in 2005, and has continued to grow every year.
Advance tickets are $28.00, and as the event often sells out, buying them ahead is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Tickets can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets or at various locations throughout the Chicagoland area, including:
Laurie's Planet of Sound (4639 N. Lincoln Ave.)
After Hours Movies (915 Foster, Evanston)
Music Box Theatre Box Office (3733 N. Southport Ave.)
Day of the show tickets are $33.
Arrive early to get the best seats! Doors open at 11:00am. There will be 30 minutes of shorts and various trailers at 11:30am. The films start at noon and continue until noon Sunday. The complete lineup of films and times are as follows:
Noon - The Phantom of the Opera (starring Lon Chaney, with live organ by Dennis Scott)
1:30pm - The Raven (with Boris Karloff & Bela Lugosi) (1935)
2:45pm - The Wolf Man (starring Lon Chaney Jr.)
4:15pm - Season of the Witch (d. George A. Romero, w/ star Jan White IN PERSON)
6:15pm - Killer Klowns From Outer Space (f/x gurus The Chiodo Brothers IN PERSON)
8pm - Rabid (d. David Cronenberg)
10:15pm - Basket Case (d. Frank Henenlotter, w/ star Kevin Van Hentenryck IN PERSON)
12:30am - Stephen King's Pet Sematary
2:30pm - The Funhouse (d. Tobe Hooper)
4:15pm - House By The Cemetery (d. Lucio Fulci)
5:45am - Theater of Blood (starring Vincent Price)
7:45am - Psycho (d. Alfred Hitchcock - 50th Anniversary)
10am - Fright Night (d. Tom Holland - 25th Anniversary)
In addition to the great films, there will be vendor tables to peruse in the lobby. Not to mention other horror fans ready to talk about all things scary in film, theater, and print. Don't miss out on the most fun you'll have in the theaters all year!