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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Halloween Update: Zombie Fest, Hellraiser & More

We're getting closer to Halloween! The weekend is chocked full of frights. All the major haunts are open and there's so many scary movies to see. Keep checking back if you don't have anything scary on your calendar.

 Here's our full guides for Halloween:
Starting this week


Long Beach Zombie Fest
October 19-21
Rainbow Lagoon Park
$5 Fri * $13 Sat/Sun
(Get an extra $1 OFF using promo code YELP)
Children under 12 Free when accompanied by an adult.
DOES NOT include Food or Drinks.
Fri. 5-10PM * Sat/Sun 3-10PM

"Hordes of rotting revelers are rising from their graves preparing to invade the Rainbow Lagoon. Long Beach Zombie Fest scares up a hell of a good time in truly macabre fashion with an assortment of activities for the whole family to enjoy. You're invited to shuffle your corpses to Long Beach for three days of fun this Halloween season. The wannabe walking dead will channel their inner zombie at this three-day festival as they take over Long Beach."

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
5700 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free, Must Register

"Zombies, witches and Sadakos of night! Put your Halloween costume on and join our Halloween themed conversation café, Tea Time! You will enjoy Japanese snacks and tea while you chat with native Japanese speakers. All levels welcome! Japanese language experience is not necessary."


Killppetto's Toy Shop
October 20-21, 27-28, 31
907 N. California Street
Burbank, CA 91505
Free, Donations accepted 
We've never been, but another home haunt with a great reputation. If in Burbank, get in line and be ready to be scared just like if you were going to a theme park.


Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Zombie - Midnight
Friday, October 19 at 11:55 PM – 1:30 AM

Landmark's Nuart Theatre
11272 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90025

Lucio Fulci's ZOMBIE plays at midnight on October 19! Digitally remastered from the original negative and completely uncut!

Sunday, October 14th, 2018, 12:00pm-10pm
The Montalbán, 1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
$13 - $64
“Nostalgic Nebula + The Montalbán present a special 10-hour celebration of horror legend Clive Barker’s immortal Hellraiser series. In addition to having Hellraiser I & II, we will have your favorite merchandise, collectibles and costumes for Halloween and Horror Classic the Montalbán starting at 12 Noon”

Elvira's Movie Macabre: House on Haunted Hill
THURSDAY October 18, 2018 7:00 PM
The Frida Cinema
305 E 4th St, Ste 100
Santa Ana, California 92701

"At 8pm, sit back with your favorite horror movie snack treats as we present the classic ELVIRA'S MOVIE MACABRE, starring the “Mistress of the Dark” on screen, as she takes on William Castle’s 1959 classic chiller THE HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL! The movie features none other than horror icon Vincent Prince at his ghoulish best, along with the film’s iconic EMERGO wonder effect!"

Friday, October 19th, 2018, 8:00pm
The Montalbán, 1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
The Montalbán & The Hollywood Chamber Orchestra present: RE-ANIMATOR screening with special guest Q&A. That’s right, the film with a live orchestra. 

16mm 80s Horror Sequels Movie Marathon
Saturday, October 20, 2:00 PM
Dynasty Typewriter
2511 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90057

"We know that you want a powerhouse 12-hour session of ‘80s horror franchise sequels projected from nothing but rare film prints -- because we do too. Join splatterpunks Secret Sixteen, Friday Night Frights, The Mall and The Voyager Institute as they unlock a celluloid sarcophagus of terrifying beauty.  These horror sagas are our beloved let’s get down with six high-energy installments where a beloved franchise hit its peak, or got rrrrrrrreal loose in the best way possible. The Secret Sixteen mission: to project horror/cult rarities exclusively from the portable, wonderous 16mm format.  Hints are dropped, but titles are never revealed until they unspool onscreen."

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
October 21, 2018 - 11:00 am
Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
Courtyard Level, Hammer Museum
Free admission
Abbott and Costello face the world’s most notorious monsters in this gleeful spoof of Universal’s own classic horror movie franchises. The comic duo star as hapless delivery men unwittingly transporting the bodies of Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man, but end up delivering old-fashioned scares with hilarious antics.

The Exorcist
Mon, Oct 22, 7:30pm
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA, 90211

"In honor of the film’s 45th anniversary, the Academy will host a celebratory screening of the director’s cut, featuring an onstage discussion with director William Friedkin and actress Ellen Burstyn."
Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. on October 4th.

The Woman In Black 
October 17 - November 11
Pasadena Playhouse
$25 and up

"Witness Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story that has kept London’s West End on the edge of its seat for the past 28 years! A man obsessed, believing his family has been cursed by a ghostly woman in black, tells his terrifying story to exorcise the fear that grips his soul." 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
5700 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free, Must Register