Category Archives: Television

Movies Till Dawn: TV Archaelogy (Part 2 – Martian Sentai Octopus Edition)

“The Martian Chronicles” (1980, Kino Lorber) Six-hour, three-part miniseries attempts to translate Ray Bradbury‘s collection of short stories and prose poems about the fallout of an attempted colonization of Mars by Earth astronauts. Screenwriter Richard Matheson uses mission commander Rock … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: TV Archaeology (Part 1 – Ash, Sid and Joan Edition)

“Ash vs. Evil Dead: The Complete Series” (2016-2018, Anchor Bay) Five-disc Blu-ray set packages the gore-soaked TV adventures of Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell), the bloviating, abuse magnet hero of Sam Raimi‘s “Evil Dead” trilogy. Here, as in the films, it’s … Continue reading

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Beyond Fest Returns to the Egyptian to Start off October Extra Spooooooooky

Co-presented by Hulu and Shudder, Beyond Fest will be taking over the historic Egyptian Theatre for two weeks of chills, thrills, and scary, scary horror. The festival kicks off tonight,  Wednesday, September 26th and will continue through Tuesday, October 9th, … Continue reading

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Aquabats Rally Fans to Save The World by September 1st at 8PM!

The multi EMMY nominated and winning Aquabats have initiated a Kickstarter campaign for their Legion of Righteous Comrades to bring back The Aquabats! Super Show! This is the kind of show the whole family can enjoy. The Aquabats! Super Show! will be … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Watch It! This Weekend (Salvation Edition)

Please note – possible spoilers in this first review. “The Good Place: Season Two” (2017-2018, Shout Factory) Hard-living but recently deceased Kristen Bell and her equally dead friend, ethics professor William Jackson Harper, find that their home in the afterlife, … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The Jim Henson Exhibition at The Skirball Center

Here are a few of the fun–and incredibly detailed–things to see at The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited, currently showing at The Skirball Center. Catch it before it moves on after September 2, 2018. (Related post: The Wonderful World of Jim … Continue reading

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Today: City Of LA and International Buster Keaton Society to Unveil Commemoration Plaque for Silent Star Buster Keaton

Today, Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., the International Buster Keaton Society, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, will unveil and dedicate a bronze plaque commemorating the original film studio of iconic Hollywood silent filmmaker and comedic … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Jim Henson at The Skirball Center

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited has arrived in L.A! Whether you were impatiently waiting or didn’t even know about it, here is some info: It’s a traveling interactive exhibit that includes 25 classic puppets and over a hundred other items … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain, Dead at 61. We Remember Him with One from the Archives

Friday morning Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his French hotel room. CNN reports that he was found by his good friend, chef Eric Ripert; they were in town to film an episode of “Parts Unknown.” The apparent cause of … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: What to Watch This Weekend (Dragon Scholar Invader Edition)

“Oh Lucy!” (2017, Film Movement) Convinced to take an English language class by her kawaii-minded niece (Shiori Kutsuna), lonely and embittered Tokyo office drone Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima) finds herself under the tutelage of John (Josh Harnett), a likable but completely … Continue reading

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