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Creature Features

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2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
818.842.8665 http://creaturefeatures.com/

A movie-fan paradise, this memorabilia store contains an excellent selection of items related to horror, fantasy, and science fiction films, with an emphasis on classics: soundtracks, genre magazines (new and out-of-print), photographs, posters, models, toys, action figures, and countless other items. Creature Features features regularly hosts exhibitions, autograph parties, and anniversary events featuring in-person guests.

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November 2015

The Importance of Being Vincent

November 21, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:59 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Free

Creature Features launches a photographic exhibition of the life and career of the late, great horror star Vincent Price, with an opening night reception on November 21. The Importance of Being Vincent will feature materials provided by the David Del Valle Archives; David Del Valle himself will be there for opening night. Afterward, the exhibition will be available for viewing during regular hours at the Creature Features store, which are 11am to 6pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 11am to 4pm on Sunday; closed…

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October 2016

Bernie Wrightson Tribute opens

October 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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This October, Creature Features celebrates Wrightson’s life and career with a unique gallery exhibit showcasing top artists paying tribute to the master with their own original paintings and sculptures dedicated to his work. Curated by make-up FX artist John Wrightson (Bernie’s son) and gallery owner Taylor White, this event will feature artists' homages to such Wrightson creations as DC’s Swamp Thing, House of Mystery and House of Secrets, Heavy Metal’s Captain Sternn, Warren’s Creepy and Eerie and, of course, his…

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November 2016

Labyrinths & Monsters: A Tribute to Guillermo Del Toro

November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creatures Features presents this art show celebrating the tenth anniversary of Pan's Labyrinth and other works by writer-director Guillermo Del Toro. The exhibition will feature dozens of artists,  paying tribute to Toro's films. The opening night reception takes place on Saturday, November 12, 6-9pm. The show runs through November 26. Free. Open to all ages.

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Haunted Mansion Q&A Book Signing with author Jeff Baham

November 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features invites you to join them for "an afternoon of ghoulish delights" as author Jeff Baham signs the updated edition of The Unauthorized Story of Walt Disney's Haunted Mansion and also presents behind-the-scenes photos and history.  

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September 2017

Sky Captan and the World of Tomorrow Panel Discussion & CD Signing

September 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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$24.95

Creature Features hosts a panel discussion with the makers of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004): writer-director Kerry Conran, composer Edward Shearmur, production designer Kevin Conran; hosted by Daniel Schweiger. Purchase of the new soundtrack CD is required to attend.

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October 2017

The Art of Kreature Kid Adam Dougherty: Opening Reception

October 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features launches its exhibition The Art of Kreature Kid Adam Dougherty with an opening night reception. The Facebook page for the event explains: "The gallery will showcase an eye-popping display of Dougherty's creative works--from both the past and present--including a unique behind-the-scenes display of how the project was created.  The exhibit will also show the process of how the full-size props and sets were made, plus the steps to building and animating a stop motion creature from scratch. There…

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Creating Pennywise from Stephen King's IT

October 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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$7

Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr. of Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. discuss their work creating Pennywise the Dancing Clown from Stephen King's IT (2017). Gillis and Woodruff have worked on THE TERMINATOR, ALIENS, MONSTER SQUAD, TREMORS, LOGAN, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, ALIEN VS PREDATOR, SPIDER-MAN, ALIEN 3, ALIEN: RESURRECTION, STARSHIP TROOPERS, JUMANJI, ANNABELLE 2, INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE, BATMAN VS SUPERMAN, and upcoming projects including IT: PART 2, THE PREDATOR, and JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM.  

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Dr. Syn: A Retrospective

October 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features host a retrospective of Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow (1963), featuring Disney historian and author Jim Fanning.

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Dracula Retrospective with John Badham

October 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features presents a retrospective of Dracula (1979), starring Frank Langella as the immortal Count. Director John Badham will be in person to answer questions, with host Constantine Nasr. From Creature Features Facebook page: "CREATURE FEATURES, in association with LITTLE SHOPPE OF HORRORS MAGAZINE, proudly presents this live retrospective on the making of the classic 1979 film DRACULA, starring Frank Langella and Laurence Olivier and directed by John Badham (SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, WARGAMES, SHORT CIRCUIT). John Badham will join author…

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Twilight Zone Encyclopedia Book Premiere with Steven Jay Ruben

October 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features presents a Q&A with Steven Jay Ruben, author of the new book The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia. The book is available for purchase in-store or through the Creature Features website.

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Close Encounters: Visual History Panel Discussion + Book Signing

October 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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$49.99

Creature Features celebrates the release of Harper Designs' CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND: THE ULTIMATE VISUAL HISTORY with an unprecendented Q&A assembling author Michael Klastorin with three of the film's key visual FX MASTERS: Douglas Trumbull, Dennis Muren and Greg Jein (schedules pending). Historian and soundtrack producer Mike Matessino moderates this in-depth discussion behind the film's history and impact on genre cinema, followed by the signing of the book. The event will also include a display of original props…

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November 2017

In Conversation with Scoring Engineer Bruce Botnick

November 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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CREATURE FEATURES celebrates the 35th Anniversary of POLTERGEIST and E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL with a lively discussion about the music with legendary scoring engineer BRUCE BOTNICK and Soundtrack Producer MIKE MATESSINO, who recently co-produced the new 35th Anniversary Remastered Edition of E.T. for La-La Land Records. Botnick's other recording credits include JURASSIC PARK, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and A.I.

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Art of the Buffy-verse: Opening Night Reception

November 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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$5

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Creature Features offers an exhibition of artwork inspired by the hit television series and the 1992 feature film. Opening night reception on November 11 includes refreshments and surprises. The show runs through Sunday, November 26th, during regular gallery hours.

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Stephen King's It Score Retrospective w/guests

November 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features, Watertower Music and Film Music Media present this live retrospective and LP + CD signing headlining Benjamin Wallfisch and Richard Bellis, the composers responsilble for the film and TV versions of Stephen King's IT. Moderated by Kaya Savas of Film Music Media, this in-depth exploration on scoring for the King cinematic universe will also feature prolific writer/director Mick Garris, whose filmography of King adaptations THE STAND, THE SHINING, BAG OF BONES and DESPERATION, and composer Nicholas Pike from Garris'…

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December 2017

Cinefantastique 50th Anniversary Reunion

December 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features hosts a 50th anniversary reunion of key personnel from Cinefantastique magazine, the "Magazine with a Sense of Wonder," which pioneered a serious, critical approach to reviewing and reporting horror, fantasy, and science fiction films. The reunion will feature a question-and-answer panel, hosted by Hollywood Gothique's Steve Biodrowski (who has served as Cinefantastique's west coast correspondent and editor), along with such guests as Don Shay (Cinefex), Steve Jay Rubin (The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia), and more to be announced. Seating is limited.…

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January 2018

Bright: MakeupSymposium

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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$8
Bright Symposium

Creature Features presents a makeup symposium for the Netflix movie Bright, starring Will Smith. Guests include Alec Gills & Tom Woodruff, Jr of Amalgamated Dynamics and Christopher Nelson.

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Forgotten Themes: Resurrecting Rejected Film Scores

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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$15
Forgotten Themes

Host Tim Greiving (NPR, LA Times) examines the history of rejected films scores, using clips and commentary featuring the work of Hollywood's top composers, including Jerry Goldsmith, Ennio Morricone, James Horner, John Barry, Bernard Hermann, Alex North, Elmer Bernstein, etc.

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February 2018

Curse of the Werewolf: A Look Back w/ Mike Hill & Yvonne Romain

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Creature Features, 2904 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
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Creature Features celebrates the 1961 horror classic, Curse of the Werewolf with an in-depth retrospective of film clips, vintage memorabilia, and a discussion with the film's bewitching co-star, Yvonne Romain, making a rare L.A. appearance, along with sculptor Mike Hill. Starring Oliver Reed and directed by Terence Fisher, with a script by John Elder (a pseudonym for producer Anthony Hinds) based on the book "The Werewolf of Paris" by Guy Endore, this Technicolor horror film ranks among the best werewolf movies…

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