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LAist Film Calendar: $20 for 12 Hours of Terror at the New Beverly's All Night Horror Show

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It's the spook-spookiest season of all! This Saturday, the New Beverly shocks from dusk to dawn with the Third Annual All Night Horror Show. $20 nets 12 hours of terror: Dario Argento's Tenebrae ("a beautiful ballet of deplorable violence and stunning photography"), Lucio Fulci's Gates of Hell ("[a] mastery of atmosphere [... and] straight-up, old school gore"), The Evil ("one of the best haunted house pictures ever"), a sinful secret film, big-bad-buzzard-bomb The Giant Claw, The Breeders ("packed with tasteless scenes [and] an overabundance of female nudity") and killer genie flick The Outing. As if that weren't enough, there's tons of trailers and other goodies between the scares. Last year was standing room only - so get there early, and stay there late! If you're cursed with a curfew (or a case of the sleepies), the Cinefamily features two more Argento films on Thursday evening, and a pajama party Saturday night which pairs Neve Campbell vehicle The Craft with campy musical Teen Witch. Senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell will be in attendance if her schedule allows.

Laemmle's Sunset 5 halts the horror with 2012: Time for Change, which pierces through the doom-and-gloom that marks most 2012 theories. The holistic documentary links "the end" not to any apocalypse, but to a new beginning of sustainable living and expanded consciousness. Interviews include David Lynch, Sting, Ellen Page & hippies, with healthy amounts of animation to bridge the gap. An even more topical doc (particularly if you're mulling over Prop. 19) is Cash Crop, an exploration of the booming marijuana economy in Northern California. Director Adam Ross appears for Q&A sessions at the Sunset 5 Friday & Saturday evening shows. Cure those munchies with Kings of Pastry, following a French national cook-off with stakes so high it makes Hell's Kitchen look like an Easy Bake Oven.

Full list appears below. See you at the movies!

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That's all for this week. Three little words: I heart horror. Isn't it obvious?

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