New Beverly Halloween Film Fest & All-Night Horror Show

With Halloween rapidly approaching, the New Beverly Cinema has scheduled a slew of fantasy and horror films for your viewing pleasure. The scares kick off with a double dose of demonic discourse tomorrow night: CURSE OF THE DEMON and FAUST, two black-and-white classics that deserve to be seen on the big screen. There is an all-night horror show on Friday, followed by double bills of TASTE OF FEAR/ REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN, ANGUISH/HEADLESS EYES, HOMICIDAL/STRAIGHT-JACKET, MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN/CANDYMAN, and SHAUN OF THE DEAD/RIKI-OH, plus a midnight screening of THE WRAITH on Saturday the 25th. Check out the complete schedule below the fold.

Title: Curse of the Demon & Faust
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: A double bill of devilish flicks. The first is Jacques Tourneur atmospheric masterpiece about a psychiatrist out to debunk a demon that turns out to be real. The second is F. W. Murnau's silent adaptation of the famous legend.
Start Date: 2008-10-15
End Date: 2008-10-16

Title: All Night Horror Show
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: titles to be announced
Date: 2008-10-18

Title: Taste of Fear & Revenge of Frankenstein
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: A double bill of scary Hammer films: the first a psychological thriller, the second a superior sequel to CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN.
Start Date: 2008-10-19
End Date: 2008-10-20

Title: Anguish & Headless Eyes
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: A double bill of exploitation horror, involving gouged eyes. Yummy1
Date: 2008-10-21

Title: Homicidal & Straight-Jacket
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: Two thrillers from gimmick-meister producer-director William Castle, the second starring Joan Crawford.
Start Date: 2008-10-22
End Date: 2008-10-23

Title: The Wraith
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: Goofy supernatural thriller about a supernatural force seeking revenge on the open roads of the desert - basically HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER in a car instead of on a horse. Midnight
Date: 2008-10-25

Title: Midnight Meat Train & Candyman
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: Two horror films inspired by the work of Clive Barker.
Start Date: 2008-10-29
End Date: 2008-10-30

Title: Shaun of the Dead & Riki Oh
Location: New Beverly Cinema - 7165 West Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles (323) 938-4038 www.newbevcinema.com
Description: Oddball pairing of a zombie comedy with an Asian film about an imprisoned martial artist battling corrupt prison officials.
Start Date: 2008-10-31
End Date: 2008-11-01