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  • GiltMan launches with Phantom of the Opera Halloween masks -- picture Gerald Butler, not Lon Chaney

     
    Gilt.com is an invite-only e-commerce sample sale that incites mini-frenzies with its 36-hour steep markdowns (up to 70%) on “it” labels and accessories. If you snooze for even one minute before clicking "buy," you’ll probably lose that Marc...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: Couples dance on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TOP 20 DANCERS: Ten couples perform and compete on 'So You Think You Can Dance' 8 p.m. Fox. SERIES......
  • Listen in on sound masters at the Academy's 'Horrorshow'

     
    Continuing our countdown to Halloween is another Susan King special touting what will be a cool look by many of the creators of audible terror at some of film's greatest scary tales -- from 1925's "The Phantom of the Opera"......
  • 'Splatter' is vintage Roger Corman, fresh on the Web

     
    Contributor Susan King brings us some Halloween fun with this piece on the brilliant Roger Corman aiding Netflix with his cliffhanger genius. The result being an interactive three-parter, directed by Joe Dante, called "Splatter." -- Jevon Phillips When it...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Nov. 5, 1942: Lon Chaney Jr. is preparing for a role in Universal’s remake of “The Phantom of the Opera” … well, not quite....
  • The superheroes of Japan who predated Superman and Batman

     
    Hero Complex contributor Liesl Bradner offers an intriguing look back at a forgotten age of heroics in Japan... Five years before Lee Falk’s masked-man adventures with “The Phantom” began in newspapers, a hero called Golden Bat was saving damsels...
  • 'Creature From the Black Lagoon' emerges

     
    When director Breck Eisner parted ways with Universal's remake of "Creature From the Black Lagoon" earlier this year, fans of the 1950s camp classic wondered if and when the new film would ever see the light of day. But now......
  • 'The Wolf Man,' the Hollywood history of a howling success

     
    Susan King is back on the Hero Complex with a great piece today about "The Wolf Man," the 1941 classic that has been updated with a new version that is due in theaters Feb. 12. Even a man who is......
  • 'The Wolfman' claws its way to theaters despite a cursed production

     
    This is a longer version of my story from the front page of today's Calendar section in the Los Angeles Times. Forget silver bullets, blooming wolf's bane and full-moon fever -- the real curse of "The Wolfman" was all the......
  • Anthony Hopkins on the secret of his spooky success: 'I like to act like a submarine'

     
    Anthony Hopkins is back in scary-movie mode with "The Wolfman" and the actor who was once voted the best villain in film history says he's not really sure why he has become an icon in shadowy genres of cinema. "I......
  • Gene Simmons and David Lee Roth howled for 'Wolfman' sound effects

     
    Mark Salisbury, a writer based in Britain (whose blog is right here), makes a guest appearance on the Hero Complex and will be writing more in the future. Today it's a somewhat startling revelation that two of the classic rock......
  • 'Psycho' takes a stab at history with 50th anniversary screening

     
    No surprise, when censors got a look at Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece “Psycho,” they were aghast at what they saw in a certain bathroom scene. But it may not be the part you expect. Who can forget the infamous shower......