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Opens November 10The screeching strings, the plunging knife, the slow zoom out from a lifeless eyeball: in 1960, Alfred Hitchcock's PSYCHO changed film history forever with its taboo-shattering s... READ MORE

Directed by: Alexandre O. Philippe

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 10th

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The A.V. Club Presents: Beyond the Room - Get Even

Tommy Wiseau and The Room have given us countless hours of joy over the years, but for the inaugural Cinepocalypse, The A.V. Club is opening the door and taking you “Beyond The Roo... READ MORE

Directed by: John De Hart, James Paradise

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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The Ambulance

***Rare 35mm Screening with Director Larry Cohen & Eric Roberts in Attendance***Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, and Janine Turner star in a typically colorful “high concept” thriller (with humor)... READ MORE

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Animals (Tiere)

***Midwest Premiere***A married couple takes to the Swiss Alps for a six-month "break" in an effort to salvage their relationship, but an unexpected accident kick-starts a chain of events that illustr... READ MORE

Directed by: Greg Zglinski

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Applecart

***Midwest Premiere | Talent in Attendance***A whole bunch of indie horror veterans -- including Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator), Brea Grant (Beyond the Gates), AJ Bowen (The Signal), Daniel Roebuck (A... READ MORE

Directed by: Brad Baruh

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Beetlejuice

After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes... READ MORE

Directed by: Tim Burton

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 24th

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Best in Show

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly on... READ MORE

Directed by: Christopher Guest

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 29th

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Beyond Skyline

***Closing Night Film | U.S. Premiere | Talent in Attendance***The stars of The Purge: Anarchy (Frank Grillo) and The Raid: Redemption (Iko Uwais) team up to do battle against the alien apocalypse in... READ MORE

Directed by: Liam O'Donnell

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane

***Extremely Rare 35mm Screening | Presented by Director Joe Carnahan***Inspired by the independent bravery of EL MARIACHI, (the directorial debut of Robert Rodriguez shot for a measly $7000), Carnaha... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 2nd

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BPM (Beats Per Minute)

Opens November 17***Grand Prix Winner - 2017 Cannes Film Festival!***In French with English subtitlesIn Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists goes to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS,... READ MORE

Directed by: Robin Campillo

Runtime: 140 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 17th

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Bullet in the Head

***Rare 35mm Print | Curated & Introduced by Filmmaker Joe Carnahan***John Woo's epic tale of three troubled friends who go from minor street toughs to fugitives to smugglers before ending up knee... READ MORE

Directed by: John Woo

Runtime: 136 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Charismata

***Midwest Premiere | Talent in Attendance***We’re absolutely delighted to discover and present to you this wonderfully gruesome & atmospheric indie gem, submitted to us via FilmFreeway. As a rook... READ MORE

Directed by: Andy Collier, Toor Mian

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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The Crescent

***Midwest Premiere***A young widow and her two-year-old boy take shelter in a massive and inevitably creepy seaside house after the sudden death of her husband... and then scary stuff starts to happe... READ MORE

Directed by: Seth A. Smith

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Dead Shack

***Midwest Premiere | Preceded by the short film BLOOD SHED***A collection of colorfully archetypal slasher flick characters -- including (whoa!) some adults! -- head out for a "cabin in the woods" so... READ MORE

Directed by: Peter Ricq

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Dick Tracy

***Music Box Members get in free by showing their membership cards at the box office an hour before the show***Presented by The Chicago Film SocietyIf Beetlejuice can step into the cap and cowl of the... READ MORE

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 27th

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The Disaster Artist

Opens December 1stWith THE DISASTER ARTIST, James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincer... READ MORE

Directed by: James Franco

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Dec 1st

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Downrange

***U.S. Premiere | Talent in Attendance***A merciless sniper takes aim at a car full of young travelers, kicking off a shocking series of murders and a horrific night of suspense. This latest offering... READ MORE

Directed by: Ryûhei Kitamura

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Eric Roberts is the Fucking Man

***Eric Roberts in Attendance for a Live Podcast Recording***With over 476 acting credits (and growing by the day), Oscar nominated thespian and just all around badass Eric Roberts (!!!) taks part in... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Nov 2nd

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An Evening with John Hodgman

Presented by The Book Stall | CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsJoin us for an evening with writer, comedian, and actor John Hodgman, as he celebrates the publication of his new book, Vacationland: True S... READ MORE

Runtime: 120 mins

Opens on Nov 15th

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Faces Places

Opens October 27th | In French with English subtitles89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR team... READ MORE

Directed by: Agnès Varda, JR

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 27th

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Foxy Brown

***Antonia Fargas in Attendance***Cult legend, blaxploitation goddess, and overall bad-ass actor Pam Grier stars as a very angry woman who heads out for revenge after her boyfriend is murdered by a ca... READ MORE

Directed by: Jack Hill

Runtime: 92 mins

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Galaxy Quest

This modest STAR TREK spoof was a modest box-office success when it came out, yet GALAXY QUEST not only has gained in stature to become a Cult Comedy, but at a 2013 STAR TREK conve... READ MORE

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 22nd

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Get My Gun

***Midwest Premiere | Talent in Attendance***In this wonderfully executed homage to the beloved and controversial exploitation classics of the past such as Abel Ferrera's MS. 45, & Meir Zarchi's I... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian Darwas

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse

***Midwest Premiere***Three generations of women struggle through alienation, prejudice, and otherworldly fears in this stark, fascinating, and darkly beautiful German import. What the film lacks in a... READ MORE

Directed by: Lukas Feigelfeld

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Hard Times

***Brand New 4K Restoration Premiere | Curated & Introduced by Filmmaker Joe Carnahan***Charles Bronson. James Coburn. Director Walter Hill. Gambling, boozing, and boxing their way through New Orl... READ MORE

Directed by: Walter Hill

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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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 30th

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Featuring a post film discussion with Field Museum expert Shauna PriceRick Moranis stars as a preoccupied inventor who just can't seem to get his electro-magnetic shrinking machine to work. Then, when... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 28th

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Housewife

***Midwest Premiere***The director of the freaky Turkish import Baskin is back -- although this time his cast is working in English -- and the result is one of the spookiest, splatteriest giallo homag... READ MORE

Directed by: Can Evrenol

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Human Flow

Opens November 3rdOver 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. HUMAN FLOW,... READ MORE

Directed by: Ai Weiwei

Runtime: 140 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 3rd

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

***Antonio Fargas in Attendance***If you’re a big fan of flicks like Shaft, Coffy, Black Caesar, Foxy Brown, The Mack, Super Fly, and Cleopatra Jones, then you’ve probably already seen this Airplane!-... READ MORE

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Runtime: 88 mins

Opens on Nov 2nd

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It's A Wonderful Life

Tickets On Sale SoonOnline Sales for Music Box Members begin Friday, October 20th at Noon | Online Sales for General Admission begin Monday, October 23rd at Noon Tickets can be ordered over the p... READ MORE

Directed by: Frank Capra

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Dec 9th

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Jailbreak

***Midwest Premiere***Four cops have to escort a super-valuable witness to a temporary jail cell for his own protection, but then a riotous (you guessed it) jailbreak implodes and all holy hell breaks... READ MORE

Directed by: Jimmy Henderson

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Kedi

Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that m... READ MORE

Directed by: Ceyda Torun

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 29th

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King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker LarryCohen

***Larry Cohen in Attendance***Indie film legend Larry Cohen has directed cult classics like Black Caesar, It's Alive, Q the Winged Serpent, and The Stuff. Hollywood screenwriter Larry Cohen delivered... READ MORE

Directed by: Steve Mitchell

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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The Last Man on Earth

Co-presented by The Chicago Film SocietyNot to be confused with the post-apocalyptic Vincent Price vs. zombies pic adapted from Richard Matheson’s I AM LEGEND, the silent version of THE LAST MAN ON EA... READ MORE

Directed by: J.G. Blystone

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 11th

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The Lodgers

***Midwest Premiere | Talent in Attendance***There's been a great little flood of Irish horror films over the past several years, and their latest offering is just another example of how to combine cl... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian O'Malley

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Lowlife

***U.S. Premiere | Talent in Attendance***The sordid lives of an addict, an ex-con, and a Luchador collide when an organ harvesting caper goes very, very wrong in this wildly clever - and incredibly b... READ MORE

Directed by: Ryan Prows

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Maximum Overdrive

***Rare 35mm Screening | Curated & Introduced by Filmmaker Joe Carnahan***Stephen King's first (and last) directorial effort is certainly something to see. And hear. And (almost) smell! It's a goo... READ MORE

Directed by: Stephen King

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Mekko

Free Screening | Tickets Available at the Box Office OnlyMekko paints the portrait of a homeless Native American parolee in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As he struggles to find his way in the outside world a... READ MORE

Directed by: Sterlin Harjo

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 1st

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Mohawk

***U.S. Premiere | Talent in Attendance***The writer/director of the recent festival favorite We Are Still Here returns with his sophomore effort, a powerful & grisly period piece set during The W... READ MORE

Directed by: Ted Geoghegan

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Motorrad

***U.S. Premiere***Slasher horror by way of George Miller’s MAD MAX meets Wes Craven’s THE HILLS HAVE EYES, this violence-fueled adrenaline ride will leave you absolutely breathless. In this visually... READ MORE

Directed by: Vicente Amorim

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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National Theatre Live: Follies

Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical is staged for the first time.New York, 1971. There's a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years af... READ MORE

Directed by: Dominic Cooke

Runtime: 210 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Dec 12th

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Near Dark

**30th Anniversary 35mm Screening | Curated & Introduced by Filmmaker Joe Carnahan**Kathryn Bigelow's masterful vampire ensemble may have not made much noise upon its theatrical release in 1987 bu... READ MORE

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Night of the Living Dead

Opens October 27th**New 4K Restoration**Shot outside of Pittsburgh at a fraction of the cost of a Hollywood feature by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, George A. Romero's NIGHT OF T... READ MORE

Directed by: George A. Romero

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 27th

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Poor Agnes

***U.S. Premiere | Talent in Attendance***We've all seen our share of indie horror films in which a male serial killer locks a female victim (or two) in his basement -- and the results are usually a p... READ MORE

Directed by: Navin Ramaswaran

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Primal Rage

***World Premiere***You may have seen a few Bigfoot-related horror films over the years, but it's safe to say you've never seen a Sasquatch rampage like this. Primal Rage is a tale of a young couple,... READ MORE

Directed by: Patrick Magee

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Producers Challenge

***World Premiere***The production team at Boulderlight Pictures consists of 23-year-old JD Lifshitz and 24-year-old Raphael Margules. Alongside both Contracted films, they also produced Bad Matc... READ MORE

Directed by: JD Lifshitz, Raphael Margules

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Psychopaths

***Midwest Premiere***Prolific indie genre machine Mickey Keating (Pod, Darling, Carnage Park) returns with a tale of psychos run amok. Yes, multiple disparate psychos. It’s the execution of an infamo... READ MORE

Directed by: Mickey Keating

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Rendel

***North American Premiere***There's always room for one more ironically comedic spin on the well-worn superhero movie tropes -- doubly so when it comes from an exotic locale -- and that's part of wha... READ MORE

Directed by: Jesse Haaja

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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SECRET SCREENING

It’s a secret, so there’s nothing we can really say other than: trust us, be here, or you’ll sincerely regret it! And don’t believe any of the rumors, this one is staying a true secret!

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Nov 5th

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Sequence Break

***Illinois Premiere***To call this freaky dark romance a love letter to David Cronenberg's classic Videodrome would be an understatement, but hell, at least writer/director Graham Skipper at least ha... READ MORE

Directed by: Graham Skipper

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Shorts Program: Short Trip to Hell

Joe Swanberg, Zoe Bell, creepy dolls, horrifying board games, and just about the worst date gone wrong film you've ever seen are only a small part of this insane package of shorts. We love anthology's... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Shorts Program: When Females Attack!

***50% of all proceeds from this screening will be donated to Planned Parenthood***Once we whittled down our hundreds of short film submissions into a small pile of favorites, we realized that a decen... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Snowflake

***North American Premiere | Talent in Attendance***Take a dash of Tarantino, a splash of Coen brothers, and metric ton of meta-textual self-awareness, and a fast-paced series of humorously violent mi... READ MORE

Directed by: Adolfo Kolmerer, William James

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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The Sound of Music

In this classic film, Maria (Julie Andrews, in an Oscar-nominated performance) joins the von Trapp family as a governess in Austria, right before the Nazi occupation. She teaches the von Trapp childre... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Wise

Runtime: 174 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 24th

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The Square

Opens November 10th | 2017 Cannes Film Festival - Winner: Palme d'OrChristian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric ca... READ MORE

Directed by: Ruben Östlund

Runtime: 142 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 10th

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Streets of Fire

**Presented in 70mm!**Greaser street gangs and over the top power ballads reign supreme in Walter Hill's neon drenched rock & roll fantasy. A soldier of fortune returns home to rescue his kidnappe... READ MORE

Directed by: Walter Hill

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Nov 17th

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Suspiria

***40th Anniversary Screening | Jessica Harper in Attendance***The uncut, 98-minute version on a newly-discovered 35mm print! The way Argento’s classic tale of murder and paranoia inside a creepy danc... READ MORE

Directed by: Dario Argento

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Sweet Virginia

***Opening Night Film | Midwest Premiere | Talent in Attendance***A former rodeo champ with a dark past unknowingly starts a rapport with a young man who has a propensity for disturbing sociopathic vi... READ MORE

Directed by: Jamie M. Dagg

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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The Terror of Hallow's Eve

***North American Premiere | Talent in Attendance | Preceded by the short film YOUR DATE IS HERE***Young Timmy Stevens is socially awkward, obsessed with horror movies, and (of course) frequently targ... READ MORE

Directed by: Todd Tucker

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Tragedy Girls

***Illinois Premiere | Talent in Attendance***The last time we saw Alexandra Shipp and Brianna Hildebrand they were playing kick-ass superheroes (Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse and Negasonic Teenage Warhe... READ MORE

Directed by: Tyler MacIntyre

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Trench 11

***Midwest Premiere***A wartime setting always seems to add a nice sense of tone and tension to a horror tale, and that's certainly the case with this dark. claustrophobic, and unapologetically grueso... READ MORE

Directed by: Leo Scherman

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Veronica

***Midwest Premiere | Preceded by the short film WE SUMMONED A DEMON***Paco Plaza (co-creator of the widely adored [REC] franchise) returns with his first feature in several years, and while it's a ta... READ MORE

Directed by: Paco Plaza

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 2nd

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Vertigo

**Presented in 70mm!**After an incident in the field, detective John “Scottie” Ferguson (Jimmy Stewart) suffers from acrophobia and vertigo, forcing him to retire. He’s hired as a private investigator... READ MORE

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Runtime: 128 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Nov 18th

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Victor Crowley

In 2007, over forty people were brutally torn to pieces in Louisiana’s Honey Island Swamp. Over the past decade, lone survivor Andrew’s (Parry Shen) claims that local legend Victor Crowley (Kane Hodde... READ MORE

Directed by: Adam Green

Runtime: 83 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 27th

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White Christmas

Tickets On Sale SoonOnline Sales for Music Box Members begin Friday, October 20th at Noon | Online Sales for General Admission begin Monday, October 23rd at Noon Tickets can be ordered over the p... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Dec 9th

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