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Halloween Horrorthon - Thursday, October 4th 2007 11:12 AM
Only last August, the American Cinematheque was offering up their annual Festival of Fantasy, Horror, and Science-Fiction Films. Now comes October, which pretty much demands...
Shriekfest this weekend - Thursday, October 4th 2007 10:55 AM
This weekend's annual Shriekfest horror films festival launches tonight with a party at Joseph's Cafe (1775 Ivar Avenue in Hollywood), starting at 7:00pm. Prices is 420,...
Halloween Haunted House tour - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 1:01 PM
The Grier Musser Museum is an old-fashioned Queen Anne house in downtown Los Angeles that exhibits antique collections on Saturdays throughtout the year. This Halloween,...
The Black Cat creeps onto the stage - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 10:36 AM
A theatrical version of Edgar Allan Poe's story "The Black Cat" (which has inspired many, many movies) will open this Friday. at Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group (ZJU, for...
Hollywood goes to Hell (House) on Thursday - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 10:24 AM
Hollywood Hell House begins this week and runs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday throughout October. Tours begin at 8:30, running at fifteen minute intervals; the last begins...
Hollywood Cemetery tours - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 10:11 AM
The Hollywood Cemetery walking tour is more historical than Halloween; nevertheless, it is appropriate for the October season. I took the tour around Halloween several years...
Spooky Halloween hike - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 10:03 AM
The Los Angeles chapter of the Outdoor Club offers a Spooky Halloween Hike this Sunday. 80 hardy hikers will go on a 6-mile 2 1/2-hour night-time walk, passing the Forest Lawn...
Poltergeist returns - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 9:56 AM
To celebreate the 25th anniversary of POLTERGEIST, the film will sceen in a handfull of theatres around the country on Thursday, October 4. Los Angeles area fans interested in...
October Scarefest - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 9:43 AM
The Halloween season is heating up and lots of stuff is happening. One event that might fall through the cracks if we're not careful is the October Scarefest. This is a festival...
Seeing Things: Ghost Polaroids - Tuesday, October 2nd 2007 4:09 PM
Our old friends at Drkrm, the gallery that hosted horror-themed showings such as Haunted Hacienda and Nevermore, are at it again, with an exhibition scheduled for this month...
Spooky House and Turbidite Manor video - Sunday, September 30th 2007 9:36 AM
In 2005 (review) and 2006 (review), Turbidite Manor joined forces with Spooky House in Northridge, California. Spook House of course has been haunting for over a decade and a...
Two more Halloween attractions open tonight - Friday, September 28th 2007 11:00 AM
Disneyland began its Halloween Time presentation on September 21, and Knott's Scary Farm truly launched the season with the opening of its annual Halloween Haunt last night ....
Knotts Scary Farm begins tonight! - Thursday, September 27th 2007 11:26 AM
Well, the Halloween season officially begins today, with the opening of Knotts Berry Farm's annual Halloween Haunt. The undisputed leader in Halloween attractions will run on...
A chance to speak to those from The Other Side - Wednesday, September 26th 2007 5:08 PM
I've mentioned before that THE OTHER SIDE will be getting a one-week run in Los Angeles, prior to its DVD debut on October 2. Now comes word that the 7:30pm screening on Friday,...
Haunting Knott's Scary Farm - Wednesday, September 26th 2007 8:30 AM
The Orange County Register has posted an article about Knott's Scary Farm's annual Halloween Haunt, which opens tomorrow. Reporter Ellyn Pak interviewed some of the...
Playboy Halloween costumes - Tuesday, September 25th 2007 8:49 AM
BuddyTV.Com has an article (basically a glorified press release) about a new line of costumes offered by one of our advertisers, Annies Costumes, which is part of...
Updated info for Fright Fair - Monday, September 24th 2007 11:25 AM
Just updated our page devoted to the annual Fright Fair Harvest Festival and Halloween Haunt. Their old website (www.frightfair.com) - which dates back to when they were just a...
Molar Manor updates - Sunday, September 23rd 2007 5:56 PM
Molar Manor is a Halloween haunt we have yet to experience ourselves, yet it sounds exciting and we plan to make it a priority this October. Their official website recently...
Hellraiser 20th Anniversary DVD - Thursday, September 20th 2007 3:02 PM
Anchor Bay Entertainment plans to open the Lamont Configuration on October 23, unleashing a 20th anniversary edtion DVD of Clive Barker's HELLRAISER, the film that introduced...
Visit The Other Side next week - Thursday, September 20th 2007 2:36 PM
THE OTHER SIDE - a nifty little action-packed horror film that got some attention on the festival circuit last year - is coming to DVD on October 2. Prior to that, on September...
1408 gets alternate ending on DVD - Tuesday, September 18th 2007 4:09 PM
1408, which seems likely to remain the biggest-grossing horror film of 2007 despite unexpectedly high returns for HALLOWEEN, is set to hit video store shelves on October 2....
Screaming Forehead screening - Tuesday, September 18th 2007 2:53 PM
Oops, our Calendar is not quite up to date - we've been so busy looking foward to Halloween that a few more pressing events are in danger of slipping through the cracks. Case...
Looking forward to the House of Restless Spirits - Sunday, September 16th 2007 10:03 PM
As we look foward to this year's Halloween season, one yard haunt on my list is the House of the Restless Spirits. I've never experienced it, but it comes highly recommended by...
Halloween season begins after Labor Day - Sunday, September 16th 2007 9:54 PM
The New York Times has an article titled "After Labor Day, Go Directly to Halloween," which details the push to start merchandising the holiday early in September instead of...
Dragon Wars review - Sunday, September 16th 2007 3:01 PM
I wrote about the Hollywood premier for DRAGON WARS here, but I glossed over details of the actual film. You can read my full review at Cinefantastique Online.