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  • Tim Burton revisits his old L.A. haunts

    TIM BURTON knows the dark side. He's not evil, exactly, but his films often take grotesque elements and twist them into something more endearing than repulsive. Take the Pumpkin King in "The Nightmare Before Christmas" who scares good boys and girls with...
  • PASSINGS

    Robert Quarry Actor in '70s horror films Robert Quarry, 83, a prolific actor best known for his horror-movie roles as Count Yorga and the Deathmaster, died Feb. 20 at the Motion Picture & Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills, a hospital...
  • Actors, actresses and entertainers

    Actors, actresses and entertainers Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10) Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
  • More Halloween helpers for under $3 at Z Gallerie

     
    Still shopping for ghoulish delights to grace mantels and tabletops? These should fit the bill without racking up too big a bill. At 8.5 inches tall, the glittery black skull is almost life-size and certainly passable as a shrunken head. It's at Z...
  • SXSW Day 3: The XX keep it minimal, Best Coast stays scruffy and Marina lands in the U.S.

     
    It was past 12:30 a.m. when London's the XX took the stage on the third night of music showcases at South by Southwest. But no matter, this was music built for late-night listening. The XX do a lot with very......
  • SXSW: Festival excess contradicts biz climate, but plenty of acts make an impression

     
    There isn't much that can slow the music industry's annual spring break party that is the South by Southwest conference. Despite continued declines in CD sales, concerns over a major industry merger and the recent passing of the beloved pop......
  • Jesus Christ: The Comic Book

     
    The publishing company that gave the world comic book versions of “Jason and the Argonauts” and “Vincent Price Presents” came out Wednesday with a comic book based on the life of Jesus Christ called “Jesus Christ.&...
  • Universal Studios: A walk among the stars, dead or alive

     
    Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, “One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk.” That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took...
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo I’m calling this series of mystery photos “Lucille Ball and Friends.” In going through The Times’ files of Ball photos, I was struck by the number of unfamiliar images. We’ve all seen the stills of Lucy and Ethel...
  • From the Vaults: 'House of Usher' (1960)

     
    People with funeral fetishes, I have got the movie for you, and it is Roger Corman's "House of Usher." (Yes, I am beaming affectionately at you, my dear goth friends.) The first in a rash of Corman films taken from titles by Edgar Allan Poe, "Usher" is...
  • Dave Tompkins reads from 'How to Wreck a Nice Beach' tonight at Skylight Books

     
    At its most elemental, the vocoder is an instrument of deception. A mode for veiled communication -- slang in binary code. The U.S and Russian militaries used it to compress and encrypt speech to elude enemy interception, but it soon......
  • From the Vaults: 'Spider Baby' (1968)

     
    Happy autumnal equinox, my scrappy yet plucky band of readers! The unmistakable slant of fall light is upon us now, even in the 90-degree afternoons, and with it comes my very favorite season for movie watching. Which means I have decided to quit adhering...