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Spooky film screenings in New Orleans

From B movies to vampire flicks


Bad Taste — The monthly camp and B-movie night screens Japanese horror films. 9 p.m. Wednesday. Bar Redux (801 Poland Ave.)

Bride of Frankenstein — Boris Karloff is the monster in this 1935 film. 10 a.m. Sunday. Prytania

Candyman — An urban legend starts to seem real in this horror movie set at Chicago's Cabrini-Green housing project. 8 p.m. Wednesday. Catahoula Hotel (914 Union St.)

Creature from the Black Lagoon — The 1954 film is an early 3-D movie and is considered a classic by horror fans. 8 p.m. Friday. The Drifter Hotel (3522 Tulane Ave.)

Disney Junior at the Movies: Halloween Party! — Kids are invited to dress up for screenings of Halloween-themed shorts. 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, 12:55 p.m. Saturday. Elmwood, Regal

From Dusk till Dawn and From Dusk till Dawn II — The Tarantino-written movies are screened. 9 p.m. Monday. Bar Redux (801 Poland Ave.)

Loup Garou Horror Film Festival — Horror films are screened, and there are Q&As and performances by bands including The Tomb of Nick Cage, 66 Crush and Bad Signs. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Bar Redux (801 Poland Ave.)

Nosferatu — The 1922 vampiresque movie is a touchstone for horror fans. 10 p.m. Sunday. Prytania

Return of the Living Dead, Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2 and They Live — A quartet of '80s horror movies is screened. 8 p.m. Tuesday (Halloween). Bar Redux (801 Poland Ave.)

RiffTrax: Night of the Living Dead — Mystery Science Theater 3000 writers deride George A. Romero's zombie classic. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Elmwood, West Bank, Slidell, Regal

The Dead Walk!: A Zombie Double Feature — George A. Romero's classic zombie flicks Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead are screened back to back. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. The Broad Theater.

Ringu — This Japanese horror film was remade in the U.S. as The Ring. 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Happyland Theater (3126 Burgundy St.)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show — An engaged couple forgets to leave a trail of breadcrumbs when they find a castle in the woods. Midnight Friday-Saturday, 10 p.m. and midnight Tuesday (Halloween). Prytania

Room 237 — In the documentary, people with varying levels of credibility expound on their theories about The Shining. 7 p.m. Friday and 9 p.m. Sunday. Happyland Theater (3126 Burgundy St.)

The Shining — All work and no play, etc. 7 p.m. Saturday. Happyland Theater (3126 Burgundy St.)

Silk Scream — The locally produced horror movie features two silkscreen shop employees teaming up to solve murders. 10 p.m. Wednesday. Prytania

Suspiria — Dario Argento's film set at a ballet school is famous for its use of color. 8 p.m. Thursday. Rice Mill Lofts (522 Montegut St.)

Vampir-Cuadecuc — The film is a making-of documentary from the set of Jess Franco's Count Dracula and also explores vampirism. 7 p.m. Sunday. Zeitgeist

Victor Crowley — A recent film in the Louisiana-set Hatchet horror franchise. 10 p.m. Monday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Halloween). Prytania

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