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Take the techno-paranoia of Black Mirror, add the intergalactic body horror of John Carpenter's THE THING, adapt them into a VHS board game, and wrap it all up in a bitingly satirical Christmas-m... READ MORE

Directed by: Johnny Kevorkian

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 19th

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Back to Burgundy

Presented by À La Carte Chicago 2018 French Food Festival. Featuring a pre-film reception in the Music Box Lounge at 6pm with wine samples and a post-film discussion with Clara OrbanThree siblings reu... READ MORE

Directed by: Cédric Klapisch

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 14th

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The Big Lebowski

20th Anniversary ScreeningJeff 'The Dude' Leboswki is mistaken for Jeffrey Lebowski, who is The Big Lebowski. Which explains why he's roughed up and has his precious rug peed on. In search of recompen... READ MORE

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 17th

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Bisbee '17

Opening Night 7pm show featuring a post-film Q&A with Director Robert Greene to be moderated by Steve JamesBISBEE '17 is a nonfiction feature film by award-winning filmmaker Robert Greene set in B... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Greene

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 5th

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Blame it on Toby

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018 | Midwest Premiere | Cast and Crew in attendance for a post-film Q&AArthur Prentiss-Wilcox (Kevin J. O'Connor), one of the World's wealthiest men, is also... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Knight, Jr.

Runtime: 52 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 13th

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Body Melt

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018A mad scientist's (Ian Smith) vitamin pill causes horrific side-effects in its suburbanite consumers.

Directed by: Philip Brophy

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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Bubba Ho-Tep

Playing Monday, October 8th at 7:15pm as part of AN EVENING WITH DON COSCARELLIAfter falling into a lengthy coma following a freak accident involving hip gyration, a now aged Elvis Presley (Bruce... READ MORE

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 8th

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The Children

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018 | Chicago Theatrical PremiereTwo families gather at an upscale English estate in late December. Elaine (Eva Birthistle) and her sister, Chloe (Rachel Shelley),... READ MORE

Directed by: Tom Shankland

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 13th

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Child's Play

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018 | Don Mancini in person for a post-film Q&AGunned down by Detective Mike Norris (Chris Sarandon), dying murderer Charles Lee Ray (Brad Dourif) uses black m... READ MORE

Directed by: Tom Holland

Runtime: 87 mins

Opens on Oct 13th

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An Evening with Don Coscarelli

CONVERSATION and screening of BUBBA HO-TEPPRICING$40 Book + Film Screening/$37 for Music Box Members$10 Film Screening Only/$7 for Music Box Members***Only books purchased via the Book Stall or throug... READ MORE

Runtime: 150 mins

Opens on Oct 8th

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The Fog

Opens October 26th **New 4K Restoration**John Carpenter's first post-Halloween venture into the H.P. Lovecraft-inspired, apocalyptic vein that he would continue to mine in films like THE THING... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carpenter

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 26th

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Frankenstein

Boris Karloff had been subsisting on bit parts, playing generic gangsters and European heavies, when he got his big break—Frankenstein's Monster. So transformative was his performance of expressive gr... READ MORE

Directed by: James Whale

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 15th

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Freddy vs. Jason

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018Two horror icons face off in this supernatural movie. Disfigured serial killer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), who attacks his victims in their dreams, has lost muc... READ MORE

Directed by: Ronny Yu

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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Fright Night Part 2

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018Three years after the vampire was destroyed in Fright Night, his sister - in the guise of a mysterious performer - seeks revenge on the heroic duo who carried out th... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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Goke, Body Snatcher From Hell

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018Survivors of a plane crash contend with a bloblike alien that turns them into bloodthirsty predators.In Japanese with English subtitles

Directed by: Hajime Satô

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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Heavy Trip

Playing October 5th-11thA Doppelgänger Releasing  PresentationHailing from a small village in Northern Finland, musician Turo (Johannes Holopainen) is trying to overcome his fears by leading... READ MORE

Directed by: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 5th

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Hocus Pocus

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Al... READ MORE

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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The Invisible Man

"An invisible man can rule the world. Nobody will see him come, nobody will see him go. He can hear every secret. He can rob, and wreck, and kill!" Claude Rains makes a supremely self-effacing Hollywo... READ MORE

Directed by: James Whale

Runtime: 71 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 6th

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The Lodger

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018 | Live Score by False Gods TrioWhen a landlady (Marie Ault) and her husband (Arthur Chesney) take in a new lodger (Ivor Novello), they're overjoyed: He's quiet... READ MORE

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 13th

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Lord of Illusions

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018 | Kevin J. O'Connor in person for a post-film Q&APrivate eye Harry D'Amour (Scott Bakula) travels to Los Angeles and meets with a new client, Dorothea... READ MORE

Directed by: Clive Barker

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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The Mafu Cage

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018An astronomer (Lee Grant) stays close to her strange sister (Carol Kane) who likes to torment primates in a cage.

Directed by: Karen Arthur

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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The Mummy

With the stellar box office returns from DRACULA and FRANKENSTEIN, Universal tried (and not for the last time, either) to create a horror franchise from scratch. Mixing the newfound stardom of Boris K... READ MORE

Directed by: Karl Freund

Runtime: 73 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 27th

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Murders in the Rue Morgue

Loosely based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe, Murders in the Rue Morgue is among the most visually sophisticated and intellectually dubious films of Universal's horror cycle. Bela Lugosi stars as Dr. M... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Florey

Runtime: 61 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 20th

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Opera

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018 | Italian Uncut Version - First Time Playing in ChicagoThe staging of an opera of the famously cursed Macbeth becomes a springboard for some of Argento's most... READ MORE

Directed by: Dario Argento

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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Sappho

Live accompaniment by Music Box organist Dennis Scott | Co-presented with Chicago Film SocietyFresh from the worldwide success of Ernst Lubitsch's Madame DuBarry, Polish actress Pola Negri signed... READ MORE

Directed by: Dimitri Buchowetzki

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 14th

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Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018Angela Baker (Pamela Springsteen), a psychotic transsexual, escapes from a mental hospital and surfaces at a summer camp as a counselor who lectures her teenage char... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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SOMM 3

November 27th - One Night Only!The world of wine hasn't always been the way it is today. In 1976, Steven Spurrier held the Judgment of Paris, a blind tasting where American wines beat out the classic... READ MORE

Directed by: Jason Wise

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 27th

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Wicked, Wicked

A Part of Music Box of Horrors 2018 | In Duo-VisionSimmons (Roger Bowen), the manager of a seaside hotel in California, has a problem: Guests are turning up dead, and Sgt. Ramsey (Scott Brady), t... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard L. Bare

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 13th

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