Tag Archives: horror

Movie Review: “The Monster”

“The Monster,” directed by Bryan Bertino (“The Strangers”), is the odd, intense story of a mother and daughter who are attacked by a supernatural creature after their car stalls on a forest road at night. Kathy (Zoe Kazan) is a … 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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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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Guillermo del Toro Creeps Up LACMA

August 1st through November 27th, fans of horror, fantasy and science fiction should head to LACMA for director Guillermo del Toro’s “At Home With Monsters,” an exhibit of art, artifacts and props from his own Bleak House collection (see video). The exhibit will … Continue reading

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Heed Cthulhu’s Call at The Lex Theatre

Sick of this accursed heatwave? Longing for the thrills and chills of the Halloween season to commence? No need to pray to the Great Old Ones, just slither on down to the little theater on the corner of Lexington and … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Monstrous Bodies”

“Monstrous Bodies,” subtitled “Feminine Power in Young Adult Horror Fiction”, is an academic work by June Pulliam, published by McFarland. When I first saw the cover, I immediately thought of the “Ginger Snaps” movie trilogy, because the first movie, especially, is … Continue reading

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Zombie Joe’s “Pieces” Leaves the Audience in Stitches

What if the girl you loved most in the world had sex with you (as usual) one last time, then left a Dear John note for you the next morning, with no forwarding information–and your name just happened to be … Continue reading

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Maniac: A Horror Remake That Takes Your Breath Away!

About a month ago I had the opportunity to view a special IFC screening of a very interesting Horror movie called Maniac at the TCL Chinese Theater, formerly the Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Elijah Wood stars in this remake of a … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Dapper Cadaver- Props From the Darkside in Burbank

Located in a warehouse near some train tracks and the Burbank airport is a fascinating prop house called Dapper Cadaver. Opened in 2006 by the very friendly husband and wife team BJ & Eileen Winslow, this particular prop shop deals … Continue reading

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Cinefamily presents “The Hands of Orlac” scored live by Hauschka

Tomorrow (Oct. 23) at 7:30pm, Cinefamily hosts a screening of the 1924 silent German Expressionist horror film The Hands of Orlac. The film, which tells the story of a pianist whose hands are replaced by those of a murderer, will … Continue reading

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