Thursday, September 18, 2014

Halloween Update: So Many Spiders!

Spider Pavilion
September 21 to November 2, 2014
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Special ticketed admission applies and includes admission to the Spider Pavilion and the Museum. Tickets are sold in half-hour intervals throughout the day at a rate of $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students with I.D., and $8 for children ages 3–12

Forget butterflies, their season is over. Time for the spiders! Harmless to humans, horrible monsters to insects you have a chance to get creeped out of them up close.

“The Pavilion's collection of colorful eight-legged creatures includes more than 300 arachnid inhabitants, such as golden silk spiders, Nephila clavipes, whose web of yellow threads can reach six feet wide and whose silk is as strong as steel. Pavilion-goers will also be captivated by spiky orb-weavers Gasteracantha geminata and the day-glo-colored orchard spiders Leucauge venusta.”

Sat, Oct 25, 2014
Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403
 General $20, Student/Senior $18, Members $15 - includes all-night snacks and coffee. No vouchers.

The ninth annual Horrorthon comes with between-film free food, giveaways, trailers, crazy shorts and all manner of surprises. It sells out. so get tickets soon.


1982, Warner Bros., 120 min. Dir. George Romero
1972, 74 min. Dir. Bill L. Norton.
gargoyles in the process.
1982, Universal, 109 min.

(LA NOCHE DE LOS MIL GATOS), 1972, 63 min. Dir. René Cardona Jr.

1983, 81 min. Dir. Douglas McKeown.

1982, 91 min. Dir. Frank Henenlotter.

(aka DOCTOR BUTCHER, M.D.), 1980, 84 min. Dir. Marino Girolami.

Art of the Americas Building, Level 2
September 21, 2014–January 4, 2015

Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s explores masterworks of German Expressionist cinema. From the stylized fantasy of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (dir. Robert Wiene, 1919) to the chilling murder mystery M (dir. Fritz Lang, 1931), cinema during the liberal Weimar era was innovative in aesthetic, psychological, and technical terms.

Halloween Reunion Signing
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014, 7:30pm
Dark Delicacies
3512 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank

15-disc-set coming out with
  full guest list:
PJ Soles, Halloween (“Lynda Vanderklok”)
Raymond O’Connor, Halloween 4 (“Security Guard”)
Tom Morga, Halloween 4
Erik Preston, Halloween 4 (“Young Michael Myers”)
Kathleen Kinmont. Halloween 4, (“Kelly Meeker”)
Matthew Walker, Halloween 5 (“Spitz”)
Frankie Como, Halloween 5 (“Deputy Nick Ross”)
Daniel Farrands, Halloween 6, Writer
JC Brandy, Halloween 6, (“Jamie”)
Jeffrey Landman, Halloween 6, (“Billy Hill”)
Daisy McCrackin, Halloween Resurrection
Brad Hardin, Halloween 6 and Halloween H20, Special FX Make-up
Adam Hann-Byrd, Halloween H20 (“Charles Deveraux”)
Chris Durand, Halloween H20, (“Michael Myers”)
Donna Keegan Avery, Halloween H20, Stunt Double JLC
Gary Glayton, Halloween Resurrection (“Young Michael”)
Caroline Williams, Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2
Alan Howarth – Composer for 5 Halloween films
Sean Clark – Documentary

Films you'll be able to check out around LA at ScreamFest
 Suburban Gothic (US) – Directed by Richard Bates, Jr. Starring Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds), Kat Dennings (Two Broke Girls), Ray Wise (Twin Peaks) Raymond has a prestigious MBA, but he can't find work. He can channel the paranormal, but chatting with a cute girl mystifies him. Kicked out of his big city apartment, Raymond returns home to his overbearing mother, ex-jock father, and beer-bellied classmates. But when a vengeful ghost terrorizes the small town, the city-boy recruits Becca, a badass local bartender, to solve the mystery of the spirit threatening everyone's lives. "The Dead Just Got Deader.” LA Premiere

 I Survived A Zombie Holocaust (NZ) – Directed by Guy Pigden. The crew of the New Zealand low budget Zombie film "Tonight They Come!" are filming in the middle of nowhere. The troubled shoot goes from bad to worse when key cast and crew are struck down by a mystery illness. The replacement runner, WESLEY PENNINGTON arrives on set fresh out of film school and bubbling with enthusiasm just in time for the mystery illness to start turning zombie extras into REAL, shuffling, un-dead Zombies. Los Angeles Premiere