Posts Tagged ‘Spooky Movie Film Festival’

Arts Roundup: Something Spooky This Way Comes Edition

Plus: The Post's Alexandra Petri has been commissioned to write a play about D.C.

Scared Straight: The Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival, Reviewed

In its tenth year, the Spooky Movie Film Fest grows up—sort of.

Arts Roundup: Spooky Edition

The Auschwitz-Birkenau barracks at the U.S. Holocaust Museum must return to Poland—but the museum has already secured a replacement. [Post]
AFI Silver Theatre announces the lineup for this year's Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival. [AFI Silver]
Scott McCloud (Girls Against Boys, New Wet Kojak, etc.) guests on Radio CPR's Dissonance. [Dissonance]
Ugly Purple Sweater: the exit interview [D.C. [...]

The American Scream, Reviewed

For some, Halloween is a serious occasion. They drop serious dough on elaborate costumes, plan parties, and deck out their homes with gory decorations. But for Victor Bariteau, Matt and Rick Brodeur, and Manny Souza—the subjects of Michael Paul Stephenson’s documentary The American Scream—Halloween is much more than that. It’s a way of life.
Following his [...]

ToDo ToDay: Spooky Flicks! Discounted Pub Snacks!

It’s Oct. 10, so if you’re not thinking about your Halloween costume, you’re doing it wrong. Anyone in dire need of inspiration should head to the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival. The weeklong fest opens tonight with Excision, a flick about a high-school student who “retreats into her demented erotic fantasies of flesh, death, and [...]

Spooky Movie: The Oregonian, Reviewed

At this year's Sundance Film Festival, Calvin Lee Reader's The Oregonian got the type of reception horror fans savor: massive walkouts. In a genre where repellent imagery is always welcome—mouth to anus, anyone?–this reaction is often touted as a badge of honor, a slab of red meat to true believers akin to Republican Presidential hopefuls calling Social Security “a Ponzi [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Murs, Spooky Film Festival

Our City Lights pick today is Ray LaHood's talk at the National Press Club, but today's DBB is so late, his talk is already over. Deadline fail. Here are some other Thursday options:
Tonight, Murs and fan Tabi Bonney play DC9—even though some other D.C. hip-hop artists won't go near the place. 8 p.m. $16.
It's also [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 10

This weekly assemblage is now a decagon in the aggregate, yet it retains the general shape of Week 1, in which we told you that on one side are "the deep thoughts, the innovations, the reflections, the revelations, the oddballs and the acid trips" and on the other side are "the conflicts, the punchlines, the [...]