Greetings From Castle Rock: A Stephen King Festival

Fri, Jul 27th, 2018 to Sat, Jul 28th, 2018

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In celebration of Hulu’s highly anticipated new series Castle Rock, which premieres its first three episodes on Wednesday, July 25th, The Losers’ Club is bringing the expansive world of Stephen King to Chicago’s Music Box Theatre.

From Friday, July 27th to Saturday, July 28th, the co-hosts of the popular Consequence of Sound podcast will curate a selection of films that will take audiences into the strange small town that King has been building for decades.

In addition to screenings, the two-day event will also include a live podcast recording, talent, themed drinks and snacks, giveaways, and vendors.


ABOUT THE LOSERS’ CLUB:

Presented by the Consequence Podcast Network, The Losers' Club is a weekly podcast series dedicated to all things related to Stephen King. Each episode, the Losers gather together to read between the iconic pages and share the latest in King's Dominion, whether it's the author's oft-controversial tweets, the boldest Hollywood headlines, or his endless forthcoming projects. In the past, special guests have included Thomas Jane, Mick Garris, Jerry O'Connell, Mary Lambert, Wil Wheaton, Tom Holland, and many, many more.

Movies & Showtimes for
Greetings From Castle Rock: A Stephen King Festival

Creepshow

A FILM BY: George A. Romero
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King
STARRING: Ed Harris, Leslie Nielsen, Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau

Everyone loves a creepy story. In this iconic anthology, the terrifying mind of Stephen King collides with the pulpy horror of EC Comics for five ghastly tales. You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll wonder how Leslie Nielson could ever be so mean!

Technical Information

Production Year: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 120 mins
Format: 35mm

Cujo

A FILM BY: Lewis Teague
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King (novel), Don Carlos Dunaway
STARRING: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro

There’s something wrong with the most popular pooch in Castle Rock. Unfortunately, the only two people who know about it are a mother and child trapped in their broken-down car without food and water. Will they survive? Or will they be Cujo’s next meal?

Technical Information

Production Year: 1983
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 93 mins
Format: 35mm

The Dead Zone

A FILM BY: David Cronenberg
WRITTEN BY: Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Stephen King (novel)
STARRING: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt

A young, small-town school teacher wakes up from a five-year coma with psychic abilities: He can see the past and the future by the touch of his hand. As news of his “gift” spreads, he soon finds himself on a strange journey towards an unlikely evil.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1983
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 103 mins
Format: 35mm

The Losers' Club - Live Podcast Recording

STARRING: Randall Colburn, Justin Gerber, Mel Kassel, Dan Caffrey, McKenzie Gerber, Michael Roffman

Constant Readers and Listeners can learn all about the ins and outs of Stephen King's Castle Rock and Hulu's new series in this in-depth discussion featuring both the podcast's co-hosts and featured guests. The audience will also participate in a game featuring exclusive giveaways and prizes.

Technical Information

Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 60 mins

The Mist

A FILM BY: Frank Darabont
WRITTEN BY: Frank Darabont, Stephen King (novel)
STARRING: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

BLACK & WHITE EDITION

There’s something in the mist! Something deadly. Something unstoppable. Something out of this world. The good news is that everyone’s surrounded by delicious groceries. The bad news is they’re also stuck with each other, and crazy begets crazy.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2007
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 126 mins
Format: DCP

Needful Things

A FILM BY: Fraser C. Heston
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King (book), W.D. Richter (screenplay)
STARRING: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia

Who knew antiques could be so deadly? When a mysterious old man named Leland Gaunt sets up shop in the small town of Castle Rock, his customers soon discover everything their heart desires. Of course, each needful thing comes at a most needful price.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1993
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 120 mins
Format: 35mm

Pet Sematary

A FILM BY: Mary Lambert
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King
STARRING: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne

Life turns sour for a Midwestern family after they move to the rural college town of Ludlow, Maine. Thanks to their kooky old neighbor, they’re introduced to the dangerous powers of the Pet Sematary, where they learn that sometimes dead is better. No kidding.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1989
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 103 mins
Format: 35mm

The Shawshank Redemption

A FILM BY: Frank Darabont
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
STARRING: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton

Welcome to Shawshank State Penitentiary, where the laundry's fresh, the warden's corrupt, and the walls tend to be funny. First, you hate 'em, then you get used to 'em. After long enough, you get so you depend on 'em. Well, everyone but Andy Dufresne.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1994
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 142 mins
Format: 35mm

Stand by Me

A FILM BY: Rob Reiner
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King (novel), Raynold Gideon (screenplay)
STARRING: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Jerry O'Connell, Corey Feldman

An adaptation of King's Different Seasons novella, "The Body", this coming-of-age flick follows four teens at the end of summer 1959 who leave Castle Rock to find the missing body of Ray Brower. It's a teary adventure full of junkyard dogs, leeches, and Kiefer Sutherland.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1986
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 89 mins
Format: 35mm

Music Box Theatre

3733 N Southport Ave Chicago, IL 60613 773 871 6604