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Cinefantastique News and Reviews - Wednesday, January 30th 2008 3:13 PM
Cinefantastique Online has been keeping me busy lately. Not to worry: I will still post her on subjects related to fantasy films, mystery movies, Halloween horror, and sci-fi...
EYE poster benefit auction on eBay - Wednesday, January 30th 2008 2:52 PM
Over at eBay, there is a benefit auction of a a poster from THE EYE, autographed by star Jessica Alba. 100% of the final sale price will go to The Elizabeth Glaser...
Romero raises the Dead - in person! - Wednesday, January 30th 2008 1:25 PM
Good news for Hollywood horror fans: On Wednesday, February 13, the American Cinematheque will be previewing DIARY OF THE DEAD at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood - and George...
Diary of the Dead in Los Angeles - Monday, January 28th 2008 7:55 PM
DIARY OF THE DEAD - the latest zombie film from George A. Romero, which I previewed here - will open in on February 15 in the Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles. On February 22,...
Caturday Blogging: Evil Cat - Saturday, January 26th 2008 7:18 PM
Friday Cat Blogging is an established tradition on the Internet, because it tends to be a slow news day, leaving a vaccuum for bloggers to fill. Hollywood Gothique has made some...
Casting a Shadow: The Alfred Hitchcock Film - Friday, January 25th 2008 12:44 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is hosting an exhibition of material from the films of Alfred Hitchcock this month. The basic premise seems to be to "prove"...
The Visitor Visits L.A. - Thursday, January 24th 2008 6:38 PM
The venerable Silent Movie Theatre in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles has some interesting on-going series running at the moment - devoted to the likes of German...
Help Lay Vampire to Rest - UPDATED - Thursday, January 24th 2008 12:05 PM
This showed up in my e-mail. Because it is a worthy cause, I thought I would pass it along in case anyone out there might like to contribute. Horror fans take note: FX artist...
Recent Book Reviews: Hammer Horror & Japanese Giant Monsters - Wednesday, January 23rd 2008 1:49 PM
Love monster movies but interested in reading a book for a change? How about a book about monster movies? In fact, how about two? If this sounds appealing, check out athese...
This week's events - Wednesday, January 23rd 2008 1:41 PM
The Aero Theatre in Santa Monica is presenting a Thursday-to-Sunday tribute to Mel Brooks this week, which includes screenings of HIGH ANXIETY, HISTORY OF THE WORLD PART 1,...
DVD Reviews - Tuesday, January 22nd 2008 1:53 PM
If you're a horror film junkie eager to rent some titles even if they didn't get bit theatrical releases, here are a couple reviews to check out of films that went...
Cloverfield - Opening Night - Saturday, January 19th 2008 4:52 PM
After all the pre-release hype, CLOVERFIELD seemed like the kind of movie worthy of a trip to Hollywood, where one could enjoy the experience in a truly grand theatre, in this...
David Lynch tribute this weekend - Friday, January 18th 2008 5:44 PM
Just in case you haven't checked out our Calendar listiings to keep up to date on all the exciting events around town, I thought I would offer this reminder... This...
Cloverfield and Golden Compass reviews - Friday, January 18th 2008 5:31 PM
Well, I am heading out in a couple hours to see CLOVERFIELD. We posted a review at Cinefantastique (written by Lawrence French) that is fairly positive, so I am hoping this one...
One Missed Call review - Sunday, January 13th 2008 3:52 PM
This isn't exactly news, but the American remake of ONE MISSED CALL is not very good. Big surprise, huh? The only thing surprising to me is that they even attempted it. The...
Spirited Away - Friday, January 11th 2008 11:44 AM
The American Cinematheque will present a weekend of anime films by director Hayao Miyazaki on the weekend of February 1-2.From the press release: Creator of some of the most...
The Signal - Q&A session - Saturday, January 5th 2008 10:48 AM
THE SIGNAL was one of the best movies I saw at last October's Screamfest Film Festival in Hollywood. The premise involves a mysterious transmission that turns those who view it...
Devil Cat Video - Friday, January 4th 2008 10:46 AM
This is just a little joke in the tradition of Friday Cat Blogging...
Starting the New Year right - Monday, December 31st 2007 3:51 PM
I've been busy updating the Hollywood Gothique Calendar for 2008. It looks like the New Year is getting off to a great start, with lots of fantasy films, mystery movies, and...
Sweeney Todd at ArcLight Cinemas in Sherman Oaks - Monday, December 31st 2007 2:56 PM
I've seen SWEENEY TODD twice since the preview screening I wrote up back in October. Based on the subsequent screenings in movie theatres (as opposed to the preview screening...
Review of "The Orphanage" - Monday, December 31st 2007 2:52 PM
I have a review of THE ORPHANGE posted at Cinefantastqiue Online. This is the Spanish-language ghost story executive produced by Guillermo Del Toro; although he did not write...
Arclight Sci-Fi Screenings - Saturday, December 29th 2007 11:24 AM
Besides new releases like ALIENS VS. PREDATOR: REQUIEM and THE ORPHANAGE, the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood and Sherman Oaks have a slew of sci-fi and horror screenings...
Rocketz in Hollywood - Saturday Night - Friday, December 28th 2007 10:03 PM
In case you missed their last Hollywood show a few weeks ago, here is another chance to hear the wild psycho-billy rock-n-roll group plow through songs like "Die, Zombie, Die!"...
Season's Greetings from Hollywood Gothique! - Saturday, December 22nd 2007 3:06 PM
Actually, this photo reflects the way things are pretty much year round at the Hollywood Gothique offices. NOTE: We do apologize for the infrequent posting of late. There has...
2 Signings at Dark Delicacies - Friday, December 14th 2007 10:56 AM
Dark Delicadies bookstore in Burbank will be hosting two autograph signings this weekend. Saturday's signing is author Chelsea Quinn Yarbro with the next two St. Germaine...