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  • Stage frights: ‘Halloween: The Musical’

     
    In Friday's Calendar section, I highlight many of the spooky offerings coming to Orlando stages in time for Halloween, including “Halloween: The Musical.” ‘Halloween: The Musical’ The breakdown: The story is from John Carpenter...
  • John Carpenter to direct “Darkchylde”

     
    Grizzled horror vet John “Halloween” Carpenter has a gig lined up, directing the film of Randy Queen's graphic novel “Darkchylde.” It's about a southern teen cursed to become the horrific creatures she sees in her dreams....
  • 'The Thing' is loose: Universal adjusts 2011 release schedule

     
    The Universal Pictures slate is getting a little cloudy. The studio has decided to remove "The Thing," its prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter science-fiction picture, from its scheduled April 29, 2011, opening, leaving the film without a release date........
  • Tonight's music pick: Dum Dum Girls at Echoplex

     
    Don’t be distracted by the Dum Dum Girls’ vintage look - think Siouxsie and the Banshees hanging out at the malt shop or a drag race – because as cool as it may be, you’d be letting yourself get distracted from their legitmately wel...
  • Movie Preview: ‘The Ward’

     
    Amber Heard stars in this John Carpenter horror piece, so scary, apparently, that the “intro” to the trailer is all over the net. I think I got the whole thing here. Looks generic, murderous arsonist sent to a mental hospital where strange...
  • From the Vaults: 'The Eyes of Laura Mars' (1978)

     
    Like all right-thinking people, I cherish "The Empire Strikes Back," and was saddened by the death of director Irvin Kershner. But I didn't realize until reading his one of his obits that he also directed the acclaimed thriller "Eyes of......
  • Tonight's music pick: Kissing Cousins, Oh Darling @ Silverlake Lounge

     
    An all-female indie/garage rock band from Echo Park who trade in dark tones, restrained, stripped-down instrumentation and haunting vocals ... no, not current scene darlings Warpaint, but the five-piece Kissing Cousins. Though you could be forgiven for...
  • X Questions: 'The Walking Dead's' Gale Anne Hurd

     
    From films such as “The Terminator” and “Alien” to AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” producer Gale Anne Hurd has been getting action junkies’ adrenalin rushing for over two decades. But as the owner of Pasadena&#...
  • Tonight's music pick: Datarock @ Detroit Bar

     
    Norway's finest high-energy gay disco electro rock duo, Datarock is a sugar rush of glittering synthesizers and Talking Heads jangling guitar riffs. For two dudes, Datarock has a full, lush sound, syncopated disco percussion and head-bobbing bass lines...
  • Universal Studios: Halloween Horror Nights with ‘The Thing’

     
    Universal Studios has revealed a theme for one of its haunted houses for its annual Halloween Horror Nights event. It will be tied to “The Thing,” a film distributed by Universal Pictures set to open Oct. 14. It's a prequel to the 1982 John...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: ‘Crazy About Pippa’ on TLC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 7 - 13 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Aug. 7 - 13 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • ‘Halloween: The Musical’ soundtrack available for purchase

     
    Just in time for the holidays — Halloween, I mean, not those other festivities in December — the soundtrack to John B. deHaas' parody “Halloween: The Musical” has been released for downloading. The storyline is from John Carpenter&...