Friday, September 23, 2016

Halloween 2016: Horror Festivals & Screenings

Evil Dead The Musical
Fri. Sept. 16 to Sat. Oct. 15, 2016
The Garage Theatre
251 E. 7th St.
Long Beach, CA 90813
Yes, this groovy musical explores the wonder and horrors of the thrilling Evil Dead franchise with a splash zone for blood. 

It's in Long Beach, why not any of the hundreds of theaters closer to Hollywood and downtown, we don't know, but if you want a chance to see songs sung by a man with a chainsaw for an arm then you have until Oct 15 to check it out. 

Nosferatu: A Symphony in Terror
Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm through October 30

Beyond Fest 2016
Friday, September 30th – Tuesday, October 11th
Egyptian Theatre 
Free Screenings
Other events $11-$15

Check out the full schedule for this year's Beyond Fest, the quirky cousin of Fantastic Fest. Many of the screenings are free, some feature special guests, many might never be seen in theaters again or at least only have one showing months from now.

Beverly Month Long Horror
Oct 1-31
New Beverly Cinema
7165 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Horror films are playing all October at the New Beverly.

Oct 6-9

Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
$Individual  tickets or pass

It doesn't get much more indie than Shriekfest, this three-day horror film festival darkens up Hollywood with a large assortment of blood-curdling films to stick your fangs into. Go over their selection when your thirsty for a strange bit of horror.

Zombie Joe's Urban Death
Oct 7 -Nov 5
4850 Lankershim Blvd

Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group’s ALL-NEW fun and frightening, semi-immersive Haunted-Halloween theatrical attraction for 2016, steering theater-goers and thrill-seekers through a terrifying “Urban Death” maze of inexplicable horrors, unfathomable monstrosities, and the disturbed spirits that walk among us!

New Bev All-Night Horror Show!
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Starting at 7:30pm

Six Film Marathon! Sold out!
Carrie 40th Anniversary Screening and Prom
Fri, Oct 14, 8pm
929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
$25 – General Admission including Prom-Themed After Party
$75 – Preferred Seating + Exclusive Carrie Poster + New Scream Factory Blu Ray + Photo Op including Prom Themed After-Party (Limited availability)
$125 –VIP seating + Exclusive Carrie Poster & Blu-ray + Photo Op with cast/crew including After-Party + Private Pre-Party (Limited availability)

Damn, if this isn't a great Halloween event and it's for charity... Carrie is having its 40th Anniversary Screening and Prom Oct 14 at the oddly named The Theatre at Ace Hotel. A restored version of the film with some of the cast and crew and inconceivable recreation of the prom will be going on this October.

Saturday, October 15, 6:30 PM
Heritage Square Museum
3800 Homer St, Los Angeles, CA 90031
Free for Museum members and $10 for the general public.

Guests are invited to bring a picnic, blankets, chairs, and candy to enjoy a classic scary movie at Heritage Square. Feature TBD.

Oct 18-27

TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028
$Individual  tickets or pass

Enjoy two weeks of horror films on Hollywood. The festival has some of the top new frightful moves to scar your minds forever. Special parties and special releases usually come with some free movie posters or dreadful guests.

Friday, October 21, 7:30 PM

LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
$10 for LACMA Film Club members. LACMA Film Club members can purchase tickets starting at 12 pm on Monday, July 11.
$12 for LACMA members, students with valid ID, and seniors (65+); $15 for the general public.
Guillermo del Toro’s 1993 feature film debut as writer and director is a lush and frightening take on the vampire myth, which drew early admirers and established del Toro’s ability to bend genre and create sympathetic, complex monsters.
Friday Oct 21, 6pm
Hollywood Forever
6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

Garbage is playing at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Evil Dead in Concert / Live to Film
Tuesday, October 25, 8pm

The Theatre at Ace Hotel

929 South Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90015


On Tuesday, October 25, dress up and join us for a special screening of Sam Raimi's horror classic The Evil Dead (1981), with composer Joseph LoDuca's newly reimagined score performed live by LA's own wild Up chamber orchestra, and hosted by EVIL DEAD's Bruce Campbell. 

Danny Elfman: Halloween at The Hollywood Bowl: “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”
Oct 28-30
Hollywood Bowl
2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068
$35-and up

Three nights of the iconic music from The Nightmare Before Christmas from the man who wrote it himself.
Saturday, October 29, 8pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel
929 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
$29 - $99
You can start off your Halloween weekend in our eerie 1920’s style movie palace at The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA for a screening of F.W. Murnau’s 1922 silent classic Nosferatu accompanied by a live performance of the new score by L.A. Opera's chamber orchestra. After the vampire classic rolls credits, the haunting continues with a dance party featuring a lineup of DJs, drinks, tricks and treats. Costumes welcome and encouraged.

Sold out
Quentin's Horror Comedy All-Nighter
Oct 29, 8pm
New Beverly Cinema
7165 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

You'll laugh til you scream with an all-night marathon packed with ghoulish delights, featuring five horror comedy classics personally selected by Quentin Tarantino plus rare trailers, vintage shorts and other fright-filled, gruesomely hilarious surprises!