Don Coscarelli Double Feature: John Dies at the End (2012) & Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

On Friday, February 8th, Don Coscarelli came to the Music Box Theatre in Chicago for a double feature of his new film John Dies at the End and his beloved Elvis Presley vs. a mummy movie, Bubba Ho-Tep. The opening sequence of John Dies at the End contains a philosophical question hidden inside a joke […]

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 […]