Matinee of the Red Death

MasqueOfTheRedDeath(1964film)No, not really, but imagine if you could combine the two? Well, tonight you can! The New Beverly Cinema is hosting a double feature of Joe Dante’s Matinee (1993) and The Masque of Red Death (1964) – one of my favorites (if I’m forced to pick) of the Corman flicks – all of that crushed velvet, Hazel Court, Vincent Price’s eyebrow-arching gothic horror goodness and if that’s not enough – Jane Asher, too.

In between films, Dana Gould  will chat with both Corman and Dante. If that’s not enough, tomorrow, the Hero Complex Gallery along with Trailers from Hell co-present artwork inspired by- and props from- the films of Corman and Dante. If you can’t make it tonight, both Corman and Dante will be there tomorrow as well.

Matinee/Masque of the Red Death  –  Fri, May 23, 7:30pm. $6 – $8New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd, LA 90036.  Buy tix HERE.

Kings of Cult Art Tribute – Sat, May 24, 7 – 10pm ; show runs through 6/8. – Hero Complex Gallery, 2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D, LA  90034   FREE but RSVP HERE 

Donna Lethal

About Donna Lethal

Donna Lethal is the author of "Milk of Amnesia" and writes for her own blog (Lethal Dose), Hair Hall of Fame, Dowager Quarterly, Find A Death, & the Valhalla Cemetery chapter in "Weird Hollywood." A native of Lowell, Mass., she's lived in Boston, NY and London before settling here. When not writing, she's hiking, soaking in a Korean salt room or in the high desert with her pit bull.
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