Ouija: Origin of Evil. The Thursday Matinee movie collection, whose theme this month is “New Horror Classics,” continues with Mike Flanagan’s 2016 mystery-horror thriller. In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mom (Elizabeth Reaser) unwittingly invitations evil into her house by including a brand new stunt to bolster her sance rip-off enterprise. You’re invited to wittingly deliver snacks and drinks to this screening, however together with booze will unleash unspeakable evil. Fullerton Public Library, Osborne Auditorium, 353 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, (714) 738-6327. Thurs., Oct. 18, 1 p.m. Free.
MFKZ. GKIDS and Fathom Occasions current the U.S. cinema debut of the collaboration between French comedian artist Guillaume “Run” Renard, Japanese animation home Studio four¡C and these American actors whose voices are heard within the English-dubbed model: Michael Chiklis (The Defend), Giancarlo Espositio (Breaking Dangerous), Dascha Polanco (Orange Is the New Black), RZA (The Man With the Iron Fists) and Danny Trejo (Machete). After a scooter accident in a neo-urban hell, younger Angelino (Tay Lee) experiences migraines, unusual hallucinations and matches of rage-inspired superpowers. That leads him to find he’s half-human, half-supernatural alien (of the taking-over-the-planet selection). The Frida Cinema, 305 E. Fourth St., Santa Ana; thefridacinema.org. Thurs., Oct. 18, 2, four, 6 & eight p.m. $7-$10.
Anime Membership. Such animes as Bleach, Naruto, My Hero Academia, Assault On Titan and Sword Artwork On-line are streamed, and premium prizes from Crunchyroll are doled out throughout this program aimed toward ages 13-17. Cypress Library, 5331 Orange Ave., Cypress, (714) 826-0350. Thurs., Oct. 18, four p.m. Free.
Coco. The 2017 computer-animated Disney Pixar hit is a few 12-year-old (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez) who is shipped to the Land of the Lifeless. He’ll stay there endlessly until he can return to the Land of the Dwelling earlier than the Day of the Lifeless ends. Fullerton Public Library, (714) 738-6327. Thurs., Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. Free.
OC Movie Fiesta. Media Arts Santa Ana’s ninth-annual occasion consists of music, events and different particular occasions at numerous Santa Ana, Buena Park and Orange places, in addition to, in fact, documentaries, narrative options and brief movies. The Fiesta opens with Christopher Glenn Cannon’s 2017 horror movie The Home That the Satan Constructed, which is a few ghost-hunting group with a actuality present being contracted to discover a haunted theater within the Midwest. That’s adopted by Humberto Hinojosa Ozcariz’s award-winning 2017 Mexican street image Camino a Marte (Street to Mars), which has two ladies driving by means of Baja California, the place they meet a wierd man who claims to be from one other planet. The pageant continues by means of Oct. 28 with such movies as Macario and A Taxi Driver. Opening Night time at Santa Ana School, Phillips Corridor Theatre, 1454-1592 N. Bristol St., Santa Ana; www.ocfilmfiesta.org. Thurs., Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. $Three-$10. Parking, $2.
Elvira’s Film Macabre: Home On Haunted Hill. Creepy cocktails, raffles with peculiar prizes and extra spooky surprises are promised throughout Los Angeles Arts Society’s first Haunted Home Get together, which opens with stay music by New Evil. Then comes the Elvira’s Film Macabre tv episode with William Fort’s 1959 chiller starring horror icon Vincent Worth. He performs a millionaire who gives 5 individuals $10,000 in the event that they spend the night time with him and his spouse of their spooky home. Introduced with “Emergo!” The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Thurs., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. $13.
Extra Than Humorous. The brand new comedy particular by Michael Jr., who has carried out on The Tonight Present and Jimmy Kimmel Reside, was made earlier than a stay viewers. In addition to delivering standup, he’ll share three real-life tales which are stated to be inspiring and motivating. AMC Orange 30 on the Retailers, 20 Metropolis Blvd. W., Orange, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy on the District, 2457 Park Ave., Tustin, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, 1701 W. Katella Ave., Orange, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Seashore, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Seashore, (800) 967-1932; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, 26701 Aliso Creek Rd., Aliso Viejo, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium East 12, 155 W. Birch St., Brea, (714) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, 255 W. Birch St., Brea, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, 65 Fortune Dr., Irvine, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Lengthy Seashore Stadium 26, 7501 E. Carson, Lengthy Seashore, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Thurs., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. $12.50.
Silent Spooky Night time. The speakeasy, which one enters with a password and thru a telephone sales space, and Lengthy Seashore Heritage Museum proceed their semi-regular screenings of silent movies that this time are Halloween-tinged: The Haunted Citadel, The Infernal Cauldron, The Fall of the Home of Usher, Edison’s 1910 Frankenstein and The Foolish Symphonies’ The Skeleton Dance. High-quality spirits and Roxanne’s pleasant hors d’ouerves are served. The Exhibition Room-Lengthy Seashore Craft Cocktails, 1117 E. Wardlow Rd., Lengthy Seashore, (562) 826-2940; www.theexhibitionroom.com. Thurs., Oct. 18, eight p.m. $40.
The Texas Chainsaw Bloodbath. Given all of the splatter flicks which have come out because the 1974 launch of Tobe Hooper’s masterpiece (splatterspiece?), you’d be forgiven for forgetting or being unaware of how distinctive The Texas Chainsaw Bloodbath was on the time. It’s impressed by the Ed Gein murders, by the best way, and also you’ll be handled to a brand new 4K restoration. The Frida Cinema, thefridacinema.org. Fri.-Solar., 2:30, 5, 7 & 9 p.m. $7-$10.
The Met Reside in HD: Samson et Dalila. Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagna, who have been final seen collectively by Reside in HD audiences in Bizet’s Carmen in 2010, sing the title roles of Saint-Saëns’ biblical epic, which is introduced in French with English subtitles. AMC Marina Pacifica, 6346 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Lengthy Seashore, (562) 430-8790; AMC Orange 30 on the Retailers, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at The District, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Seashore, (800) 967-1932; Cinemark on the Pike Theaters, 99 S. Pine Ave., Lengthy Seashore, (562) 435-5754; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Foothill Towne Middle Stadium 22, 26602 Towne Middle Dr., Foothill Ranch, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Lengthy Seashore Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; Regal Backyard Grove Stadium 16, 9741 Chapman Ave., Backyard Grove, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Sat., 9:55 a.m. (reside); Wed., 1 & 6 p.m. (taped encore; no early Tustin present). $18-$24.
The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas. Curl up on the seashore for a Halloween get together and Tim Burton’s animated musical about Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king Jack Skellington (voiced by Chris Sarandon, however sung by Danny Elfman) turning into tired of scary individuals. Then he stumbles upon brilliant and completely satisfied Christmastown, which provides him a brand new lease on life. Beachfront Cinema at Huntington State Seashore, Tower 5, Seashore Boulevard and Pacific Coast Freeway, Huntington Seashore; beachfrontcinema.com. Sat., gates open for air present, 11 a.m.; screening, 6:30 p.m. $9.99-$19.99.
1945. Photograph by Lenke Szilagyi/Menemsha Movies
1945. In Ferenc Török’s wonderful drama, two strangers arrive on the railway station outdoors a Hungarian village at 11 a.m. on Aug. 12, 1945. That day was supposed to finish with a joyous wedding ceremony celebration, however as an alternative, it’s capped by tragedy. Artwork Theatre, 2025 E. Fourth St., Lengthy Seashore, (562) 438-5435. Sat., 11 a.m. $eight.50-$11.50.
The Street to Edmond. In David Trotter’s religious comedy, suburban Denver youth pastor Cleo (Nathanael Welch) is pressured to take a two-week break by his church’s board of elders, which is suspicious over his real help for a teenage woman. So Cleo hits the street for Edmond, Oklahoma, however alongside the best way, he meets up with a person (Tripp Fuller, who wrote the screenplay with Trotter) and his lifeless father. Triangle Sq. Cinemas, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, (949) 650-4300. Sat., 6 p.m. $15.
Suburban Nightmares: A Horror Shorts Movie Pageant. At this first-time occasion, terrifying brief movies created by skilled unbiased filmmakers are introduced, with proceeds going to the Mission Viejo Movie Pageant. Have you learnt what’s actually terrifying? Screening Lifeless Hearts, Heartless, Invaders, Luna, Peek A Boo, The Quiet Room, Teddy Bears Are for Lovers, 20 Hz, and Two Birds in a funeral house! VB&B Productions, which is presenting what it hopes will turn out to be an occasion with associate Decayed Brigade, warns that these flicks are meant for mature audiences and that seating is restricted, so you need to snag tickets ASAP. Fairhaven Memorial Providers, 27856 Middle Dr., Mission Viejo; www.suburbannightmaresfilmfest.com. Sat., 7:30 p.m. $10.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Road. In anticipation of the stage musical’s Jan. 19-Feb. 16, 2019, run, the Costa Mesa theater firm presents the 2007 Oscar-winning Tim Burton movie, which was impressed by the sooner Broadway present. (Whoa . . . the layers!) Johnny Depp performs mild-mannered London barber Benjamin Barker, who’s framed by an evil decide (Alan Richman) and despatched to jail. After Barker’s launch 15 years later, he takes the identify Sweeney Todd and takes his razor to unfortunate clients as revenge. The Frida Cinema, thefridacinema.org. Sat., eight p.m. $7-$10.
The Rocky Horror Image Present. The pioneering midnight film begins with the automotive of sweethearts Brad and Janet (Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon) breaking down close to the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry). The transvestite scientist’s residence additionally hosts a rocking biker (Meat Loaf), a creepy butler (Richard O’Brien) and various freaks, together with a hunk of beefcake named “Rocky.” Reside shadow-cast troupe Okay.A.O.S. performs in Santa Ana, whereas it’s Midnight Madness in Lengthy Seashore. Artwork Theatre, (562) 438-5435. Sat., 11:55 p.m. $eight.50-$11.50.
Prime Gun. Earlier than Prime Gun: Maverick hits theaters in 2020, exit on the seashore and watch stay aerial acrobatics through the day and Tony Scott’s 1986 air action-drama come darkish. Macho college students of an elite U.S. fighter pilot faculty compete to be greatest within the class, together with ol’ Maverick himself (Tom Cruise), who can also be after the guts of a instructor (Kelly McGillis). Beachfront Cinema at Huntington State Seashore, Tower 5; beachfrontcinema.com. Solar., gates open for air present, midday; screening, 6:30 p.m. $9.99-$19.99.
Twilight 10th Anniversary. Has it actually been a decade since all that Staff Edward and Group Jacob crap was on the market? See the 2008 flick, based mostly on Stephanie Meyer’s New York Occasions best-sellers, which begins with Bella (Kristen Stewart) shifting to a small Washington city, the place her coronary heart and world collide with secret vampire Edward’s (Robert Pattinson). Director Catherine Hardwicke provides a particular introduction, a sneak peak of Twilight Tour . . . 10 Years Later is proven, and commemorative posters are given out. AMC Fullerton 20, 1001 S. Lemon St., Fullerton, (714) 992-6962; AMC Orange 30 on the Retailers, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at The District, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Seashore, (800) 967-1932; Cinemark on the Pike Theaters, (562) 435-5754; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Huge Newport 6, 300 Newport Middle Dr., Newport Seashore, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Foothill Towne Middle Stadium 22, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Lengthy Seashore Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Market Place Stadium, 13782 Jamboree Rd., Irvine, (844) 462-7342; Regal Backyard Grove Stadium 16, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Solar. & Tues., 2 & 7 p.m. $12.50.
The Changeling. In Peter Medak’s 1980 horror flick, George C. Scott performs a composer who grieves for his just lately deceased household by staying in a secluded historic mansion, the place he’s haunted by a specter. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Mon., 2, 5 & 7 p.m.; Wed., 5 & 7:30 p.m. $7-$10.
Friday the 13th. Counselors ignore locals’ warnings of Crystal Lake’s historical past of murders and arrange a summer time camp the place, one after the other, younger individuals begin disappearing. Director Sean S. Cunningham’s low-budget slasher flick of 1980 spawned a remake, 10 sequels and this chorus muttered underneath one’s breath whereas intently following anybody at night time within the pitch-black wilderness: “Kill, kill, kill . . .” Administrators Reduce Cinema at Regency Rancho Niguel, 25471 Rancho Niguel Rd., Laguna Niguel, (949) 831-0446. Tues., 7:30 p.m. $eight.
Night time of the Dwelling Lifeless. Photograph courtesy Picture Ten
Night time of the Dwelling Lifeless. A disparate group of parents take refuge in an deserted home to keep away from flesh eaters roaming the countryside in George Romero’s unique, über-influential, 1968 zombie flick. Previous to the horror grasp’s dying in 2017, he labored with the movie’s sound engineer, Gary Streiner, to revive and remaster the film in 4K Extremely HD from the unique digital camera unfavourable. That’s what you’ll see, along with a brand new behind-the-scenes take a look at the making of this iconic movie that invented the “zombie apocalypse.” AMC Orange 30 on the Retailers, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy on the District, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Seashore, (800) 967-1932; Cinemark on the Pike Theaters, (562) 435-5754; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Foothill Towne Middle Stadium 22, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Lengthy Seashore Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Wed.-Thurs., Oct. 25, 7 & 10 p.m. $12.50.
The Exorcist. William Friedkin’s 1973 horror masterpiece was tailored from William Peter Blatty’s best-seller. Candy 12-year-old Regan (Linda Blair) begins exhibiting unusual conduct that’s quickly accompanied by unusual occasions in her Washington, D.C., home. Her actress mom Chris (Ellen Burstyn) seeks assist from a medical physician, a psychiatrist and ultimately Roman Catholic clergymen who suspect demonic possession is the trigger. Regency South Coast Village, 1561 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana, (714) 557-5701. Wed., 7:30 p.m. $9.
It Comes at Night time. The Thursday Matinee movie collection’ “New Horror Classics” month ends with Trey Edwards Shults’ 2017 horror thriller. Two households should share a house and an uneasy alliance to maintain apocalyptic evil outdoors. True horror might come from inside, nevertheless. Fullerton Public Library, (714) 738-6327. Thurs., Oct. 25, 1 p.m. Free.
Bombs Away Reside! Demise Spa. It’s the identical present twice! First, watch Michael Fischa’s 1989 horror flick about ugly deaths on the hip Los Angeles Starbody Well being Spa. Then, see and listen to the Bombs Away podcast hosts rip the B-movie and take viewers questions. Subsequent comes Frida’s first Halloween social gathering, with the moviehouse adorned to resemble the spa from the movie. A fancy dress contest, particular refreshments and swag on the market are included. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Thurs., Oct. 25, eight p.m. $15.
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