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Opening Today: Horton Hears a Who - Friday, March 14th 2008 10:00 AM
DR. SEUSS'S HORTON HEARS A WHO hits the big screen today, a family friendly fantasy-adventure featuring the voice talents of Jimy Carrey, Steve Carell, and Carol Burnett....
Mario Bava: Poems of Love and Death - Thursday, March 13th 2008 2:01 PM
The American Cinematheque launches its Mario Bava film festival today with a double bill of BLACK SUNDAY (a.k.a. "The Mask of the Demon," 1960) and BLACK SABBATH (a.k.a. "Three...
Joshua Jackson disucsses "Shutter" - Thursday, March 13th 2008 12:48 AM
As promised in this post from Sunday, I've written up more of Joshua Jackson's comments from the SHUTTER press junket and posted them at Cinefantastique online. Below is an...
Party on St. Patty's with the Rocketz - Wednesday, March 12th 2008 8:28 AM
The Rocketz - joined by members of Moonlight Cruisers - will be performing live on St. Patrick's Day at Spike's in the suburb of Rosemead. In case I haven't mentioned it lately,...
Shutter Press Junket Focuses on Spirit Photography - Sunday, March 9th 2008 8:20 PM
Fox is amping up the promotion on SHUTTER, the new horror film opening on March 21. There were advance screenings last week for several media outlets that don't always get such...
Battlestar Galactica music scheduled at the Roxy - Sunday, March 9th 2008 10:48 AM
Bear McCreary, who scores the sci-fi series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, recently announced details for a live show at the Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood. The performance is scheduled...
Caturday: Cat in the Brain (1990) - Saturday, March 8th 2008 4:22 PM
That Lucio Fulci sure loved kitty cats, so much so that he made a film of Edgar Alan Poe's THE BLACK CAT in 1981. That was not enough, however; cats also feature in DEMONIA (a...
Interview: Neil Marshal Directs "Doomsday" - Friday, March 7th 2008 10:54 PM
DOOMSDAY is the new post-apocalyptic thiller from writer-director Neil Marshal, who gave us DOG SOLDIERS and THE DESCENT. Although the visceral impact of those...
Opening This Week: 10,000 B.C. and CJ7 - Friday, March 7th 2008 9:19 AM
Two fantasy films are opening this week: 10,000 B.C. and CJ7. This first is a major release; the second is getting limited distribution. 10,OOO B.C. is a...
Prehistoric Pulchritude: Cave Women of the Movies - Friday, March 7th 2008 8:32 AM
With 10,000 B.C. opening today, it seems like as good a time as any to offer up a gallery of the screen's most beautiful prehistoric women. Below is a photo of the most famous,...
I AM LEGEND Alternate Ending - Thursday, March 6th 2008 8:51 AM
Check out the alternate ending for I AM LEGEND... Personally, I cannot say it is much better than the theatrical ending that was added at the last minute. Neither one does...
Genre Filmmakers Pick Their Favorite Genre Films - Tuesday, March 4th 2008 8:40 AM
Everybody's got an opinion, right? We all think we know what's good, and audiences often think critics are out of touch with public taste. So, instead of critics, what about...
Méliès Matinee - Monday, March 3rd 2008 2:30 PM
The Silent Movie Theatre in the Fairfax distrct of Los Angeles will be hosting a "Melies Matinee," devoted to the French filmmaker who pioneered special effects in the early...
A Tragedy of Galactic Proportions: Nova Express Cafe is Closing! - Sunday, March 2nd 2008 12:08 AM
Just got this in my e-mail: The Nova Express Cafe has existed to make the claim that a unique artistic cafe is an important part of the cultural ecology of the modern urban...
Caturday Blogging: The Black Cat (1934) - Saturday, March 1st 2008 3:30 PM
I cag-blogged this classic horror film quite a while back, but at that time I did not have any good images besides the poster. Here are couple that show off the titular star...
Opening Today: Penelope - Friday, February 29th 2008 8:50 AM
PENELOPE - the modern fairy tale about a young woman who must find true love to overcome a curse which had her born with the snout of a pig - opens today. The film has earned...
Youth Without Youth screening - Friday, February 29th 2008 8:44 AM
Almost overlooked this one: Francis Ford Coppola YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH will be screening on a double bill with Sidney Lumet's BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD on Sunday, March 2...
See the director and star of "The Lost" - Thursday, February 28th 2008 1:03 PM
In anticipation of its March 18 DVD debut, THE LOST (2005) is getting brief "platform" release at the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theatres in West Los Angeles. There will be a Q&A...
Home Haunt News Interview - Thursday, February 28th 2008 8:47 AM
Over at Theofantastique, John Moreland has an interview with the proprietor of Home Haunter's News & Reviews, a new e-zine devoted to specifically to amateur yard...
Mario Bava: Poems of Love and Death - Wednesday, February 27th 2008 3:05 PM
In March, American Cinematheque will be presenting another tribute to the late, great master of Italian fantasy cinema: Mario Bava, Poems of Love and Death. There will be...
Cosmic Comedy - and Pizza! - Wednesday, February 27th 2008 8:21 AM
Nova Express Cafe bills itself as featuring the best pizza in the galaxy - and they feature live entertainment. Here is a look at their upcoming events on their schedule:...
2001 coming to American Cinematheque - Tuesday, February 26th 2008 12:41 PM
I mentioned this a few days ago, but here it is again, with a few more details, courtesy of the American Cinematheque press release: The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian...
Oscar: The Morning After - Monday, February 25th 2008 9:33 PM
I did not bother to watch the Oscar telecast last night, because as a lifelong devotee of cinefantastique, I just could not summon up the enthusiasm to care about an awards show...
Caturday: The Fly (1958) - Sunday, February 24th 2008 2:26 PM
Sorry, Caturday blogging arrives one day late this week. Sometimes there just are not enough hours in the day. Anyway, this week we take a look back at a monster movie classic...
George Takei Roasts William Shatner - Sunday, February 24th 2008 2:13 PM
Most of you Trekkies out there have probably already seen this, but for those of you who haven't, here it is... This came to our attention because Takei talks about it in...