LOGAN SQUARE — Fans of horror movies, foreign and domestic, can find their frights this month at Halloween-themed Logan Square International Film Series presentations.
Presented at the Comfort Station, a refurbished former trolley stop at 2579 N. Milwaukee, the double feature films begin at 7 p.m. and are free.
Wednesday (Australia Night)
"The Tunnel": A journalist and her crew, investigating a government cover-up of homeless people who have gone missing, explore abandoned train tunnels below Sydney. Some reviewers have compared it to "The Blair Witch Project."
"Long Weekend": "Their crime was against nature, and nature found them guilty!" was the tagline for this 1978 movie about a suburban couple who go camping. When a kangaroo is run over by the husband with his car, the terror begins.
Oct. 9 (Italian Night)
"Four Flies on Grey Velvet": Released in 1971, the movie features a rock drummer being tailed by a mysterious stranger. Suspects include a club-footed neighbor.
"The Church": Demonic forces have their way with the church's occupants in this 1988 film.
Oct. 16 (Campy Night)
"Troll 2": A little boy tries to warn his family and friends that the evil trolls his late grandfather used to tell him about are real.
"Night of the Creeps": Rotten Tomatoes says this film "throws alien monsters, ax-wielding killers, flesh-eating zombies, nudity and drunken fraternity shenanigans into a blender."
Oct. 23 (What the Hell is Happening Night?)
"Blue Sunshine": From 1978, "Blue Sunshine" tells the story of murder, bald people and LSD.
"Pontypool": A deadly virus infects an Ontario town in this 2008 psychological thriller.
Oct. 30 (Japan Night)
"Hiruko": A goblin is sent to earth to behead students and assemble them on spiderlike bodies in this 1991 production.
"Wild Zero": Described as an "uber-B zombie flick," the 1999 movie stars Japanese punk band Guitar Wolf.