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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party Summer Rerun Edition (Part 2)

4 a.m. “Have Gun, Will Travel: The Hanging of Aaron Gibbs” – Western Drama (1961, CBS Home Video/Paramount Home Video) The urbane gun-for-hire known as Paladin (Richard Boone, who also directed the episode) assists a woman (played by the folk … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party Summer Reruns Edition (Part 1)

12 a.m. – “Ash vs. Evil Dead: El Jefe” – Horror/Comedy (2016, Lionsgate) Once again, it’s that rare combination of stupidity and inflated ego that lands Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) in trouble with the supernatural. After accidentally unleashing monstrous demons … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Stop-Motion Moon Man Super Ape Triple Treat

12 a.m. “Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan” – Documentary (2011, Arrow Video) Reverential look at the pioneering stop-motion effects of Ray Harryhausen, whose creations in films like “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms” and “Clash of the Titans” thrilled horror and … Continue reading

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Interview: Thorsten Schütte, Director of “Eat that Question”

Tequila Mockingbird chats with Thorsten Schütte, Director of The Zappa film “Eat that Question”  How long are you in the states? I was here for two weeks, and I am traveling to San Francisco, New York, and then we stay in … Continue reading

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Scare LA – Well, Not Too Scary, But a Heap of Grisly Fun

Ever since I found out about Transworld’s Haunted Attractions Association (HAA), I’ve been envious of the massive tours of off-season haunts they attend. They are known for demos of the scariest and most complex designs of puppetry, animations and new forms of … Continue reading

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Photos: Guillermo del Toro’s “At Home With Monsters”

“At Home With Monsters,” the Guillermo del Toro exhibit currently at LACMA, can’t be more highly recommended. Culled from the director/writer’s Bleak House – his personal collection of horror, scifi and fantasy-related art and props – it is a fascinating … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Hot and Cool ’70s Crime Double Feature

Midnight – “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three” – Thriller (1974, Kino Lorber) Gritty and witty hostage thriller with Walter Matthau in full hangdog mode as a New York City Transit Authority cop who becomes the primary contact – … Continue reading

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The 3rd Annual ScareLA Previews Halloween Haunts!

This weekend, August 6th and 7th, the 3rd annual ScareLA, a hip haunting horror convention will be taking place at The Pasadena Convention Center. Fans can expect over 100,000 sq. ft. of attractions, vendors, entertainment and presentations. The 2016 convention … Continue reading

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Inaugaral Love International Film Festival Awards Night

The inaugural Love International Film Festival awards night took place recently at the Wilshire Ebel in Los Angeles and it was a smashing success. LIFF, created by actor/film maker Ata Servati, celebrates art & cinema from a global perspective while raising … Continue reading

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Midsummer Scream Provides a Preview of Halloween Chills July 20 & 31

There is a new Halloween Festival in town, Midsummer Scream, presented by Creepy LA and Theme Park Adventure. This weekend, Long Beach Convention Center features more than 100,000 square feet of vendors, makeup demonstrations, stage presentations, home haunt classes, a scavenger … Continue reading

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