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Monsters Popping Up In The Quad-Cities This Weekend At Pop-Up Horror Market!

May 20th, 2021
Monsters Popping Up In The Quad-Cities This Weekend At Pop-Up Horror Market!

A new event, the Pop-Up Horror Market, presented by Midwest Monster Fest, is skulking into town this weekend!  Tickets are on sale now for the Pop-Up Horror Market Presented by Midwest Monster Fest May 22 from noon – 7pm at Rock Island County Fairgrounds in East Moline! $6 in advance and $10 day of Great way to celebrate half way to Halloween! Guest announcements coming soon! Now taking vendor applications send an email to mwmonsterfest@gmail.com with all your info and what kind of items you sell. Click on the link here for tickets!  Read More

Horror Film Night Stalking Into Rock Island’s Rozz Tox Friday

April 29th, 2021
Horror Film Night Stalking Into Rock Island's Rozz Tox Friday

Death Stitch Custom Clothing and Rozz-tox  presents Horror Cinema in the Garden, a series of outdoor films starting at 6 p.m. Friday at Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. The films being shown include: -Spring Fever 2020 directed by Izzy Sutton & Chris McElyea -The Wicker Man 1973 directed by Robin Hardy runtime 88mins -Highway to Hell 1991 directed by Brian Helgeland runtime 94 mins -Night of the Creeps 1986 directed by Fred Dekker runtime 88mins all films and times subject to change As always this is a FREE admission event hosted by the 365 Horror Film Club. Some of these films are rated... Read More

Dr. San Guinary’s Creature Feature Rises From The Grave To Haunt Quad-Cities TV!

June 28th, 2020
Dr. San Guinary's Creature Feature Rises From The Grave To Haunt Quad-Cities TV!

The Quad Cities has a new remedy for all that ails them, as Dr. San Guinary brings his Creature Feature T.V. program to the Saturday night airwaves at 11 p.m. starting on July 4th on COZI 6.3. The one-hour program, hosted by Doc and his cast of cutie nurses and wacky characters, showcases a wide variety of horror and science fiction schlock classics, as well as locally produced material and shorts from around the globe. The show, which sometimes gets a little risqué with its cheesy comedy, is aimed at teenagers and adults, with lots of pop culture references and in-jokes from the last 40 years,... Read More

And The Scariest Horror Film Of All Time Is…

November 1st, 2019
And The Scariest Horror Film Of All Time Is...

QuadCities.com visitors had a bloody great time selecting the most diabolical and deviously frightening horror flick of all time! Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, The Exorcist, The Ring, The Hills Have Eyes, The Shining, Dracula, The Blob, Nightmare on Elm Street, Rosemary’s Baby, It, The Conjuring, Poltergeist, The Omen, The Evil Dead, Saw, Insidious, It Follows, Cabin in the Woods, and Blair Witch Project. Almost 1200 people skulked over to our survey, and after a gory battle, the TOP FIVE left standing are: (tie) The Exorcist (tie) The Shining It The Conjuring Blair Witch Project  Read More

Is The New ‘Pet Sematary’ The Cat’s Meow, Or Ghostly Dog Doo?

October 30th, 2019
Is The New 'Pet Sematary' The Cat's Meow, Or Ghostly Dog Doo?

As big names in horror go, you can’t get much bigger than Stephen King, and this year saw the release of a new film version of his classic “Pet Sematary,” which is now available on video and streaming for your viewing pleasure as Halloween quickly approaches. So what’s the verdict on the new flick? I reviewed it earlier this year, and here’s my take. In the 1989 original  film“Pet Sematary” pets buried in a spooky backwoods cemetery come back to life. When a tragedy befalls a child of Louis and Rachel Creed (Jason Clarke and Amy Seimetz), the lure of having... Read More

Dissecting One Of The Best Horror Films of 2019: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’

October 29th, 2019
Dissecting One Of The Best Horror Films of 2019: Jordan Peele's 'Us'

One of the most controversial and most talked about horror films of this year or any recent year has been Jordan Peele’s critically-acclaimed “Us,” which is now available on video and streaming services. I saw “Us” in Austin, at South By Southwest, where it premiered in March, and I’m still letting my thoughts on “Us” and its meaning percolate. Here are 10 possible explanations for plot points in “Us.” WARNING: SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE FILM. It has been pointed out by someone other than me that “Us” is, basically, “U.S.”, i.e. United States. There... Read More

Beck And Woods’ “Haunt” Local Theaters This Week!

September 12th, 2019
Beck And Woods’ “Haunt” Local Theaters This Week!

Since they were boys growing up in Bettendorf, devouring Stephen King novels and vintage chillers, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods have loved thrillers and horror films. With “A Quiet Place,” the two created a screenplay for a classic of their own. And this week, they take it to a new level. “Haunt” is the latest major studio film from the duo, and the first they’ve written AND directed. It also stars a Quad-Cities actor with whom they’re quite familiar – Justin Marxen, with whom they’ve worked for close to two decades going back to their time in the Quads. Most of Marxen’s role and... Read More

Beck And Woods Hosting ‘Haunt’ Screening At Putnam

September 12th, 2019
Beck And Woods Hosting 'Haunt' Screening At Putnam

Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, the writers behind the Oscar-nominated “A Quiet Place” will return to their hometown of the Quad-Cities to host a screening of their new film, “Haunt,” their first directorial and screenwriting debut for a major studio. You can join the Bettendorf natives, on Saturday, Sept. 14, to see “Haunt” on the Putnam Museum’s GIANT Screen. (Rated R) For just $9 tickets ($8 seniors, college students and military), you’ll experience this brand-new movie written and directed by the Beck/Woods duo. Members save $1 on tickets. Space is... Read More

Midwest Monster Fest Stalks Into the Quad-Cities

September 11th, 2019
Midwest Monster Fest Stalks Into the Quad-Cities

It’s alive! It’s terrifying! It’s MIDWEST MONSTER FEST! The product of the Dr. Frankensteinian mind of creator and producer Jeff O’Neil, the festival features everything from a tribute to “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” featuring a number of its stars to a costume contest, podcasting, merchandise booths, horror-themed events and more. It’ll creep into the Spotlight Theater in Moline Sept. 14-15, with show hours of Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “If you like horror movies as much as I do, this is everything you would want in a festival,” O’Neil said. “There... Read More

What’s The Good News For September?

September 4th, 2019
What’s The Good News For September?

We’re falling into fall, but we’re also falling into a lot of great things that are going to make it an awesome autumn in the Quad-Cities! Here’s some of the good news going on around the community! Haunt Opening Friday The 13th! “Haunt,” the directorial debut of Scott Beck and Brian Woods, the former Quad-Citians who go by the name Bluebox Films, will debut in theaters worldwide Friday, Sept. 13. Beck and Woods, who wrote the Oscar-nominated “A Quiet Place,” also wrote “Haunt,” which was produced by Eli Roth, popular for the “Hostel” films and his work with Quentin Tarantino. While... Read More