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  • 'Plan 9' and other sci-fi memorabilia go on the auction block

    'Plan 9' and other sci-fi memorabilia go on the auction block
    He always vowed that he wouldn't die unless he could take it with him. But now that Forrest J Ackerman really is gone, the grand old man of science fiction's memorabilia collection is on the auction block. Thousands of items, including the Count Dracula...
  • Last act for Hollywood memorabilia

    Last act for Hollywood memorabilia
    They are packing up Old Hollywood and moving it to Newbury Park. That's where about 3 million film studio publicity stills, 50,000 original movie posters and 20,000 vintage fan magazines will be stored until they are auctioned off six months from now....
  • Susanna Foster dies at 84; costarred in 1943 version of 'Phantom'

    Susanna Foster dies at 84; costarred in 1943 version of 'Phantom'
    Susanna Foster, a singer and 1940s leading lady whose most famous role was the terrorized prima donna in the first talking version of "Phantom of the Opera," died Saturday of heart failure at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J., according...
  • Forrest J Ackerman, writer-editor who coined 'sci-fi,' dies at 92

    Forrest J Ackerman, writer-editor who coined 'sci-fi,' dies at 92
    Forrest J Ackerman, who influenced a generation of young horror-movie fans with Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and spent a lifetime amassing what has been called the world's largest personal collection of science-fiction and fantasy memorabilia, has...
  • '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......
  • From the Vaults: 'The Last of the Mohicans' (1920)

     
    Note: Larry's Daily Mirror posts this year focus on clips from 1920 and 1960, so I will be watching movies from those years and writing about them on alternate weeks. After last week’s post on Roger Corman’s “The Little Shop of Horrors,” Mr....
  • 'Bride of Frankenstein' comes alive in Hollywood on Saturday

     
    TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL, APRIL 22-25 You know there must have been electricity in the air when "The Bride of Frankenstein" opened in theaters on April 22, 1935. The superior sequel to Universal's 1931 landmark horror film, "Frankenstein," was...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: Gobble, gobble, 'Gossip Girl'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 29 - Dec. 5 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TALKING TURKEY: Chuck and Blair (Leighton Meester, Ed Westwick) celebrate Thanksgiving on a new episode of the teen-themed......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mega-Tsunami: 5 Years Later' looks back at the 2004 disaster

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 20 - 26, in PDF format This week's TV Movies HIGH-WATER MARK: The new special 'Mega-Tsunami: 5 Years Later' recalls the deadly 2004 tsunami, mostly through amateur video footage......
  • Happy birthday, Tall Man! 'Phantasm' turns 30

     
    Originally released in 1979, the cult gem "Phantasm," about a pair of brothers and an ice cream vendor who run afoul of the mysterious, cemetery-raiding Tall Man, has all the hallmarks of a trippy independent production from that era. It......
  • TV This Week: Rena Sofer stars in 'Always and Forever' on Hallmark

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Prime choices for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 SUNDAY The new faux documentary 'Werewolves: The Dark Survivors'......