| May 3, 2012
"Lovely Molly," the horrific tale of a woman either demonically possessed or tragically insane, may be the film that makes Eduardo Sanchez someone other than one of the guys responsible for 1999's "The Blair Witch Project."
Which would be fine with the...
| May 13, 2012
| 11:36 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Avengers," the smash hit movie about Marvel superheroes who team up to save the Earth, crushed competitors for a second weekend with a record $103.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales and was poised to top $1 billion...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:25 PM
OPENING TONIGHT AT 9
Paranormal Activity 4
áMockumentary filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Catfish) know a thing or two about misdirecting an audience, as they proved again with 2011’s ‘‘Paranormal Activity 3.’’...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Your pulse quickens, your heart starts to race, and you feel a surge of adrenaline as you watch the monster lurking or the innocent teenage girl wander away from the campsite, alone and unaware of what is waiting in the forest.
For many horror film fans,...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 11:20 PM
About 40 “zombies” were seen roaming the Imperial Valley Mall in El Centro on Sunday night.
But no need to be afraid; no brains or limbs were bitten from the hundreds of spectators who witnessed what is thought to be the first Imperial...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:52 PM
And not just dead, but walking dead. He is a zombie at the Haunted Hayloft near Rockwood. A grave is dug in the woods and Chyle gets in it. As the hay wagons come by, the part-time zombie jumps out.
"It's fun," he said. "People scream."
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Ted Dougherty is an unassuming Glendale paralegal and classical musician with an overt dark side that reaches its monstrous zenith every October.
Dougherty stumbled upon his twisted passion in 1987 during a visit to Knott's Scary Farm, which...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Countdown to Halloween: five days.
I don't like wearing costumes, I'm not into haunted houses, candy corn is too sweet, and I prefer pumpkin pie to pumpkin carvings.
But I do like horror movies — just not the kind with umpteen sequels. I saw...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Three decades and more than 25 films into his directing career, and Barry Levinson is still mining his hometown for movie ideas.
But his latest film, a horror-mystery about a murderous parasite let loose in the Chesapeake Bay, is about as far removed...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Late October brings many strange creatures to the library, just in time for Halloween. Popular culture is once again infatuated — smitten, even — with dark characters suffering from vampiric curses, terribly monstrous afflictions and other...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:33 AM
I climb out of the car, step into damp October leaves and stare up at the Logan Square apartment building across the street. A chill rushes up the street. I notice a man standing in the front yard, shuffling back and forth. He does not appear rabid. He...