Music Box Massacre 5

Friday, October 9th – Saturday, October 10th, 2009

24 hours of horror movie madness! Special guests Stuart Gordon, Art Hindle and more! Dealer tables in the lobby with amazing deals!

<cite>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</cite>

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

directed by Wallace WorsleyWallace Worsley

In this a sumptuous dramatization of Victor Hugo’s classic novel Lon Chaney plays Quasimodo, the deaf bell-ringer of the Notre Dame cathedral. Chaney is a marvel of makeup and nonverbal expression, shuffling through the streets of medieval Paris, communing with the cathedral gargoyles, and expressing a heart-rending love for a beautiful gypsy girl. (presented with recorded musical score)In this a sumptuous dramatization of Victor Hugo’s classic novel Lon Chaney plays Quasimodo, the deaf bell-ringer of the Notre Dame cathedral. Chaney is a marvel of makeup and nonverbal expression, shuffling through the streets of medieval Paris, communing with the cathedral gargoyles, and expressing a heart-rending love for a beautiful gypsy girl. (presented with recorded musical score)

<cite>The Black Cat</cite>

The Black Cat

directed by Stuart GordonStuart Gordon

The Black Cat, set in 1840 Philadelphia, has the great writer Edgar Allan Poe, struggling with alcoholism, writers block, as well as being out of ideas, short on cash, and tormented by his wife Virginia’s black cat that will either destroy his life or inspire him to write one of his most famous stories. The Black Cat, set in 1840 Philadelphia, has the great writer Edgar Allan Poe, struggling with alcoholism, writers block, as well as being out of ideas, short on cash, and tormented by his wife Virginia’s black cat that will either destroy his life or inspire him to write one of his most famous stories.

<cite>Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2</cite>

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

directed by Tobe HooperTobe Hooper starring Dennis HopperDennis Hopper

A radio host (Caroline Williams) is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall (Dennis Hopper) hunts them.A radio host (Caroline Williams) is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall (Dennis Hopper) hunts them.

<cite>Carrie</cite>

Carrie

directed by Brian De PalmaBrian De Palma

Three high school girls plot to avenge themselves on ostracized fellow student and budding telekinetic Carrie (Sissy Spacek) after they get in trouble for pelting her with tampons. When they get popular boy Tommy Ross (William Katz) to be her date for the prom, the stage is set for some heart-rending cruelty and fiery retribution. Three high school girls plot to avenge themselves on ostracized fellow student and budding telekinetic Carrie (Sissy Spacek) after they get in trouble for pelting her with tampons. When they get popular boy Tommy Ross (William Katz) to be her date for the prom, the stage is set for some heart-rending cruelty and fiery retribution.

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Can you survive the Massacre?! The Music Box Massacre has become one of the largest horror film festival events in the country. Be a part of our 24-hour horror movie marathon filled with horror classics both old and new. This year’s special guests include Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator), Art Hindle (The Brood & Black Christmas), Greg Hollimon (Strangers with Candy), and Tim Kazurinski (Shakes the Clown, Saturday Night Live). Films include Roger Corman’s Bucket of Blood, the Chicago theatrical premiere of Pontypool, and Stephen King’s Carrie and Maximum Overdrive.

Dealer tables in the lobby with amazing deals. One admission lets you come and go as you please. We encourage you to dress in a costume or bring your pajamas. See an audience filled with horror movie maniacs gone mad from too much excitement and terror.

(Films and guests subject to change.)

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