Various Halloween Horror Screenings


Pumpkinhead, Halloween III and many more!

Thirty-one days just isn’t long enough for a true celebration of Halloween and all that implies, don’t you think? Not when specialty theater programmers go blood crazy and line up some stellar revival screenings. Let’s turn our eyes to Hollywood where the Silent Movie Theatre (611 N. Fairfax Avenue) has lined up the following schedule:

Thursday, October 25th

8:00pm – Hell’s Bells – A celebration of the Satanic roots of Rock & Roll featuring a found footage video mash-up, a performance by Diamondback Annie & a screening of Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Friday, October 26th

7:30pm – Possession (Director’s cut)

10:30pm – Possession (American cut)

Saturday, October 27th

7:30pm – Roky Erickson of 13th Floor Elevators presents his favorite horror movie: Creature with the Atom Brain

10:30pm – Halloween 3: Season of the Witch

Sunday, October 28th

1:00pm – Nightmare Alley

7:30pm – Onibaba

10:30pm – Hausu

Monday, October 29th

8pm – Creature Double Feature: Pumpkinhead & Rawhead Rex [Ed. note – Amazing!]

Tuesday, October 30th

8:00pm – Homo Phobia!: Jeepers Creepers & A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge hosted by Jer Ber Jones

Wednesday, October 31st

8:00pm – Haxan w/ Live Organ by the legendary Bob Mitchell. Free Halloween party to follow!

Meanwhile, the American Cinematheque is offering their own stellar lineup at the Aero Theatre (1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica):

Thursday, October 25th

7:30pm – The Haunting & The Uninvited

Friday, October 26th

7:30pm – Demon Seed & 1978’s Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Saturday, October 27th

7:30pm – Dusk-to-Dawn Horrorthon!: Return of the Living Dead, Freaks, From Beyond, The Beyond, Last House on the Left, The Children, The Gates of Hell

Wednesday, October 31st

7:30pm – The Omen

General admission price for the all-night Horrorthon is $20 general admission, $18 students/senior, $15 members. Price includes snacks, food and coffee…you’re gonna need it.

Source: American Cinematheque, Silent Movie Theatre