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Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood. / Photo by JohnnyRokkit via LAist's flickr pool.

FILM*: The MPSE Sound Show returns to the Egyptian Theatre at 8 pm tonight with an exploration of sound found in The Dark Knight. Supervising sound editor/sound designer Richard King (War of the Worlds, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Signs) as he presents his process of creating the film’s soundscape. “Excerpts of the movie will be presented with special "pre-dubb" mixes to illustrate the variety of elements used to create an environment of serious sound.” He’ll be joined by music editor Alex Gibson and composer Hans Zimmer talk about how the musical score was shaped to fit the dark narrative of good and evil.

GAMING: Best Buy in Glendale and Pasadena is inviting gamers to celebrate the midnight launch of the videogame Fallout 3. There will be game giveaways until the game’s release. Lineups begin at 3 pm today at both locations.

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TEEVEE: The Paley Center hosts the cast and creative team from Prison Break tonight in its “Crime and Punishment” series. In Person: Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper, Matt Olmstead among others. They’ll preview an upcoming episode and tell fans what's in store for season four. Tickets are $25. The event starts at 7 pm.

BRADY: Book Soup in West Hollywood hosts Maureen McCormick tonight at 7 pm to promote her book Here's the Story. Though she’ll always be known as Marcia Brady, the oldest daughter and perfect cheerleader of The Brady Bunch, she was a mess in real life. “Haunted by the perfection of her television alter ego, Maureen landed on the dark side, caught up in a fast-paced, drug-fueled, star-studded Hollywood existence that ultimately led to the biggest battle of her life.”

MORE FILM: The Bay Theatre in Seal Beach screens Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) at 6 pm. The Francis Ford Coppola film stars Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins and Winona Ryder and it’s a perfect lead-in to Halloween.

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