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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.
Dance with the Dead - Sunday, September 16th 2007 10:06 AM
Gregg Bishop, who directed the nifty low-budget sleeper THE OTHER SIDE, is gearing up for his next project, and he's looking for extras to appear in the opening sequence. The...
Legoland Brick or Treat - Friday, September 14th 2007 10:52 AM
Just added info on Legoland's Brick-or-Treat to our Professional Haunts page. This might be a good one if you have young kids, but it is a bit of a drive for Los Angeles...
Halloween Houses - Friday, September 14th 2007 10:17 AM
The Los Angeles Times has some info up on houses you might want to visit on Halloween - not because they are decorated yard haunts but because their facades appeared in famous...
Six Flags goes gross for Halloween - Friday, September 14th 2007 9:56 AM
CNNMoney.com has posted an article featuring announcements by Six Flags Inc. about what to expect at the annual Halloween celebrations in their various parks scattered across...
Dragon Wars Premier - Friday, September 14th 2007 3:06 AM
Thanks to the American Cinematheque and Freestyle releasing, Hollywood horror fans got a sneak peak at DRAGON WARS, the Korean produced fantasy film opening Friday. A premier...
Hatchet's Victor Crowley in person! - Thursday, September 13th 2007 3:25 PM
Writer-director Adam Green has announced that there will be another special screening of HATCHET on Friday at the ArcLight Cinemas. As he did last Friday, Green will be there in...
KTLA to air refurbished Star Trek - Thursday, September 13th 2007 1:28 PM
In what must ranks as one of the strangest examples ever of tinkering with a classic, in honor of its 40th anniversary, the original STAR TREK television series has been...
AFI to screen Star Wars, The Birds, Beauty and the Beast - Thursday, September 13th 2007 12:57 PM
One of the nice things about living in Hollywood is that, even in the era of home video, there are still plenty of opportunitiies to see classic movies on the big screen. The...
Vincent Price on DVD - Tuesday, September 11th 2007 1:55 AM
A ton of horror DVDs come out this week, including two box sets featuring the films of Vincent Price, who was pretty much the King of Horro in the 1950s and 1960s. You can read...
The Film Crew: Mystery Science Theater reborn - sort of - Monday, September 10th 2007 5:41 PM
I imagine I'm not the only MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 fan who years for the old days when bad sci-fi movies were skewered on a weekly basis. Well, if watching DVDs of old...
Indiana Jones and the New Title - Monday, September 10th 2007 5:39 PM
Everyone has known for awhile that a new Indiana Jones adventure was filming, but we’ve all been calling it INDIANA JONES IV. Thankfully, actor Shia LeBeouf (DISTURBIA,...
Witchfinder General on DVD this Tuesday - Saturday, September 8th 2007 6:13 PM
All things come to him who waits. And it has been a long wait for the 1968 cult classic WITCHFINDER GENERAL to reach U.S. shores in its original, unaltered form. This...
Hatchet hacks its way into Hollywood - Friday, September 7th 2007 5:12 PM
HATCHET launches with a midnight movie preview at the ArcLight Cinemas on Thursday. Be among the first to enjoy this cool horror flick. On Friday, writer-director Adam Green...
Jackson Manor 2007 designs - Friday, September 7th 2007 3:04 PM
Jackson Manor - one of our favorite amatuer yard haunts - has posted a preliminary desing for their 2007 presentation on their blog: Check out the full-size version here.In...
Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood - Friday, September 7th 2007 2:24 PM
Just got a press release regarding Universal's big haunt for October 2007. It hits a lot of points that have been made before on this blog, but there are some more details you...
The Future of Sci-Fi - and the Genre's Best & Worst - Friday, September 7th 2007 1:25 PM
At the Venice Film Festival, where he was premiering the latest (and presumably last) version of BLADE RUNNER, Ridley Scott proclaimed that science fiction cinema is dead,...
Dragons to invade Hollywood - Thursday, September 6th 2007 5:33 PM
DRAGON WARS - a South Korean monster movie about dragons reviving in modern day Los Angeles - opens on Friday, September 14. You can get a jump on the rest of the country...
Rock & Film Horror Fest - Wednesday, September 5th 2007 12:53 PM
The Califonria Institute of the Abnormal Arts (which used to host a monthly horror double bill screening) is looking for entries for its Rock & Film Horror Fest, which takes...
How to Write a Horror Film - Wednesday, September 5th 2007 12:31 PM
This year's Screenwriting Expo is offering lectures on how to write and sell a horror screenplay. Appropriately, the sessions take place at the end of October, near Halloween....
THEM preview screening - Tuesday, September 4th 2007 2:34 PM
THEM is a German horror film - about young couple in a secluded farmhouse terrorized by forces that they cannot see - that has been touring the country in limited engagements...
Interview with Hatchet-Man Adam Green - Tuesday, September 4th 2007 1:02 AM
Starting Friday, Hollywood horror fans can enjoy HATCHET - an homage to '80s slasher films - at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. The film will be playing in approximately two...
Space Odyssey to Oz - Monday, September 3rd 2007 3:34 PM
2001: A Space Odyssey is playing at the Nuart Theatre on Friday at midngiht. Sunday afternoon, the Aero Theatre is screening the 1939 classic THE WIZARD OF OZ. I can't help...
Halloween vindicates P.T. Barnum - Sunday, September 2nd 2007 12:39 AM
Barnum claimed you would never go broke underestimating the taste of the American public, and what more proof do you need that he was right? HALLOWEEN - the misguided, poorly...