Here is a list of classic movies, film festivals, etc., in L.A. for Oct. 6-13:
Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis play the titular parapsychologists in Ivan Reitman’s hit 1984 comedy; with Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts, Ernie Hudson. Various theaters. Sun., Thu., 4 and 7 p.m. $12.50. fathomevents.com
The Maltese Falcon Humphrey Bogart plays Dashiell Hammett’s famed detective Sam Spade in John Huston’s classic 1941 thriller; with Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Elisha Cook Jr. Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. Tue., 1 p.m. $6. americancinematheque.com
Coco A young boy undertakes a fantastical adventure in the animated 2017 Pixar tale inspired by Mexico’s Day of the Dead. El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Thu., 7 p.m.; Fri.-next Sun., 10 a.m., 1, 4 and 7 p.m. $11-$20. (800) 347-6396. elcapitantickets.com
Dracula Bela Lugosi plays the titular vampire in Tod Browning’s 1931 thriller based on the Bram Stoker terror tale. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. Fri., 8:15 p.m.; Sat., 2:30 p.m. $8, $10. (310) 322-2592 oldtownmusichall.org
Dance performances in L.A. for Dec. 8-15 include several different productions of “The Nutcracker” and two chances to see the Mexican holiday show “Nochebuena”
New runs, chairlifts and places to eat and sleep will tempt skiers and boarders on the slopes of California and beyond.
Americans love Christmas ornaments. The latest trends in tree trimming: Weird, unique and offbeat decorations.
Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis stars in John Carpenter’s 1978 horror classic about a young woman terrorized by a masked killer; with Donald Pleasence, P.J. Soles. Landmark Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd., West L.A. Fri., 11:59 p.m. $12. landmarktheatres.com
Frankenstein Boris Karloff plays the mad doctor’s monster in James Whale’s 1931 thriller based on the Mary Shelley novel. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. Sat., 8:15 p.m.; next Sun., 2:30 p.m. $8, $10. (310) 322-2592 oldtownmusichall.org
Mad Monster Party? Classic movie monsters assemble in this tune-filled 1967 stop-motion animated comedy featuring the voices of Boris Karloff and Phyllis Diller. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd., L.A. Sat., next Sun., 2 p.m. $6. thenewbev.com
2019 Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation New, classic and recently restored short films. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Sat., 3, 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. $9, $12. (213) 237-2800. redcat.org