Music Box of Horrors 2012
Saturday, October 13th – Sunday, October 14th, 2012
?The 24-hour marathon of horror returns this October with new thrills and chills! With special guests Sybil Danning and Jeff Lieberman scheduled to appear!
directed by Lucio Fulci starring Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck and Cinzia Monreale
A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, after a series of supernatural ‘accidents’, she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell. Featuring Lucio Fulci’s trademark over-the-top cinematography, just remember: don’t go into the basement!
directed by Jackie Kong starring Rick Burks, Carl Crew and Roger Dauer
First they greet you, then they eat you.
directed by Tony Maylam starring Brian Matthews, Leah Ayres and Brian Backer
“A brutal horrific act made him kill and kill and kill”
directed by Douglas McKeown starring Charles George Hildebrandt, Tom DeFranco and Richard Lee Porter
They’re here and they’re hungry.
directed by Freddy Francis starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland
An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand. All because five strangers on a train let Peter Cushing do a tarot card reading! Long available only as a shitty pan-and-scan version, this staple of late-night British television is getting a rare Techniscope screening, in an original Technicolor print!
directed by Boris Rodriguez in English starring Thure Lindhardt, Dylan Smith and Georgina Reilly
Part muse. Part sleepwalking cannibal.
“Beneath the surface outrageousness lies a surprisingly, satisfyingly dark little fable about the essentially cannibalistic nature of artistic inspiration.” —Mike D'Angelo, AV Club
directed by Sam Raimi starring Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry and Dan Hicks
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while demons continue their attack. Has it really been 25 years since this puppy came out?? Bruce Campbell hasn’t aged a bit! Say it with us: Dead by dawn! Dead by dawn!
directed by Philippe Mora starring Christopher Lee, Annie McEnroe and Sybil Danning
The rocking, shocking, new wave of horror!
directed by James Whale starring Claude Rains
A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. This movie goes from laff-riot jokes to “holy shit did he just strangle that police officer??” violence in .0002 seconds and good lord does that make this film amazing!
directed by Tod Browning starring Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, and Bela Lugosi
Basically an excuse for Tod Browning and Bela Lugosi to revisit Dracula for a completely different studio, this film has all of the goofy cobwebs, bats on strings, and people looking TOTALLY SCARED that we really love in early horror movies! It’s a throw-away plot involving some murdered nobleman and a legend about a vampire, but boy do we love watching Bela Lugosi turn into a bat!
directed by Don Coscarelli starring A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury and Reggie Bannister
Where the dead are no longer that way…
directed by Jeff Lieberman starring Alexander Brickel, Katheryn Winnick, and Stephen Graham
It’s Halloween, everyone’s in costume, and a naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer in Jeff Lieberman’s latest film. This right here is the first Chicago screening of the film! With director Jeff Lieberman in person!
directed by Jeff Lieberman starring Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy and R.A. Dow
This was the night of the CRAWLING TERROR!