The Massacre 2013

The 2013 Movieside Massacre took place October 12-13 at the Patio Theater in Chicago, IL. The Patio is the third home for the Massacre in the last three years after Movieside parted ways with the Music Box Theatre following the 2011 event. Last year’s Massacre was held at the beloved Portage Theater which has since […]

The Sci-Fi Spectacular 7

On March 9th through the 10th, the Sci-Fi Spectacular was held at the Portage Theater in Chicago. I am a veteran of events put on by Movieside in my wonderful city. I’ve attended The Massacre for the last five years, even flying in for two of them when I spent two depressing years living in […]

Terror in the Aisles 13

Terror in the Aisles 13 took place at Chicago’s Portage Theater on November 30 with an impressive lineup and indie genre film veteran Brian Yuzna as the special guest. That Yuzna’s appearance was coordinated with a showing of Society, his directorial debut, was the main draw of the evening. While seeing that film for the […]

The Massacre 2012

For the fifth year in a row, I attended The Massacre. In past years it has been held at the Music Box Theatre, but this year, for the first time, it was held at the Portage Theater. I attribute this change in venue to helping me stick around for the entire 24 hours. Unlike the […]