The Horror of Chicago Amusement Parks in The Fury
Get creeped out by Brian De Palma's movie 'The Fury,' including a horrific scene at a now-shuttered Chicago amusement park
It's Halloween week, so let's talk horror in Chicago movies! 🎃
The Fury is a 1978 supernatural thriller directed by Brian De Palma. The movie revolves around a secret government agency that conducts experiments on individuals with psychic abilities. In this virtual event, we'll cover the creepy plot as well as the film's:
Themes and characters
Representations of Chicago, paying special attention to one sequence in an indoor amusement park called Old Chicago
If you never seen The Fury, released onto Blu-ray in 2013, here are 5 ways to watch:
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