Tag Archives: horror

Leave The Light On: 8 Creepy Books for Halloween Time

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Ahem, I mean Halloween. And while there are plenty of excellent, well-known horror novels out there for you to cuddle up with this season, here are eight creepy books that might not … Continue reading

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Hollywood Museum President & Founder Donelle Dadigan Teams up with Amalgamated Dynamics Founders Alec Gillis & Tom Woodruff Jr. to Curate “30 Years of Make-Up, Monsters & Magic”!

Just in the nick of time for the commencement of the most witching month out of all 12, some eerily malevolent creature was in the process of nicking time in full ironic parallel with anything and everything reminiscent of sharpened … Continue reading

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‘The Girl With All The Gifts’ Thrills on Both The Page and The Screen

“The Girl With All The Gifts” is an excellent book by M.R. Carey, who also wrote the screenplay for the equally good film version directed by Colm McCarthy. It’s the story of Melanie, a super-bright student in a strange army … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Cured’ Presents a New Zombie Twist

“The Cured,” in theaters and on demand Feb. 23, 2018, is a smart, new Irish zombie film from director David Freyne. It makes me think that the UK really knows how to do zombism-as-infectious-disease. (See the excellent “28 Days Later” and … Continue reading

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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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