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Movie Monday: ‘Holliston’ (‘The Big Bang Theory’ Meets ‘Evil Dead II’) Screening at Chicago Fear Fest

I decided to share this press release I also received in regards to Chicago Fear Fest. Mainly because ‘Holliston’ sounds like quite a combo and I LOVED the poster.


“HOLLISTON” film makers Adam Green & Joe Lynch to appear at CHICAGO FEAR FEST

April 13-14, 2012 MUVICO THEATERS Rosemont 18, Rosemont, IL

From writer-director Adam Green, “HOLLISTON” is the new weekly horror-comedy sitcom presented by FEARnet, cable television’s premier horror, thriller and suspense channel. “HOLLISTON” premieres Tuesday April 3, 2012 on the FEAR.NET cable TV network.

Described as “The Big Bang Theory” meets “Evil Dead II”, “HOLLISTON” is set in Holliston, MA and follows the lives of Adam (Adam Green) and Joe (Joe Lynch), two friends chasing the dream of becoming successful horror movie filmmakers while struggling to make ends meet in their post-college jobs at a Boston cable access station where they also host a late night movie program called “The Movie Crypt.”

Episodes of “HOLLISTON” will be screened at CHICAGO FEAR FEST, including the “HOLLISTON” pilot and an advance screening of a “HOLLISTON” episode.

Film makers from “HOLLISTON” appearing at the Chicago Fear Fest include:

Adam Green – Star-Director-Writer-Executive producer of “HOLLISTON”. Adam Green is the director of “HATCHET” 1 & 2, “FROZEN”, co-director of “SPIRAL”, and director of the “CHILERAMA” segment “THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKENSTEIN”. Adam is also writing and producing “HATCHET 3”.

Joe Lynch – Star and Executive Producer of “HOLLISTON”. Joe Lynch directed “WRONG TURN 2”, the “CHILLERAMA” segment “ZOM B MOVIE”, and the upcoming “KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM”.

Sarah Elbert – Producer of “HOLLISTON”. Sarah Elbert produced “HATCHET” 1 & 2, and will be producing the upcoming “HATCHET 3”.

CHICAGO FEAR FEST is presented by Chicago-based Horror Enterprises Flashback Weekend (Horror Conventions & Drive-In Film Fests), Horror Society (Web-Based Horror News & Horror Film Fests), Sinister Visions (Horror Website & Graphic Design), and Zombie Army Productions (Haunted House Design & Film Production),

All of the CHICAGO FEAR FEST selections will screen at Chicago’s premiere movie going experience; the Muvico Theaters Rosemont 18 located in Rosemont, IL (

CHICAGO FEAR FEST will showcase the very best in cutting edge independent horror films. The lineup will include short films, feature films, celebrity guests, panel discussions and Q & A’s. Festival after-parties will be held at Bogart’s, a full service bar and grill located on the second floor of the Muvico Theaters Rosemont 18.



Courtney Mroch
Courtney Mroch, otherwise known as HJ's Ambassador of Dark and Paranormal Tourism, is an author, traveler, and ghost enthusiast. When she's not writing, jaunting, or planning her next trip, it's a safe bet you'll find her in one of three places: on a tennis court somewhere, on a yoga mat somewhere, or watching a horror movie somewhere. She currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

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