Photos: Cinespia's 'Rocky Horror' Party Was A Major Time Warp
Decked out in wild costumes, fans of The Rocky Horror Picture Show gathered for a special Halloween screening party at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
On Saturday night, Cinespia hosted an interactive screening of the cult classic movie where costumes were mandatory and audience participation very welcome. The evening included a costume contest with prizes, a "shadow cast" performing throughout the screening, a Halloween circus with contortionists and magicians, as well as a big dance party at the end. Not surprisingly, attendees brought their A-game to the costume party, even if many of them veered from the movie's theme.
Keeping with tradition, we saw many moviegoers dressed as characters from the film, including plenty of Dr. Frank N. Furters—the notoriously "sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania"—lots of maid-outfit-clad Magentas, and even an impressive Riff Raff and Magenta in their golden sexy spacesuits. We didn't spot too many Brads and Janets, but then again, they might have blended in with their plainclothes outfits. Other guests decided to plot a different costume course from other movies, dressing up as everyone from the twins from The Shining to the Suicide Squad, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Thor. We also saw plenty of scary clowns, calacas for Diá de los Muertos, and even Kurt and Courtney.
Plenty of fans participated throughout the screening, tossing rice and toilet paper at the appropriate moments, donning newspapers on their head and using squirt guns to create a rainstorm. There was also lots of dancing throughout the film, especially during classics like the "Time Warp." And before and after the show, fans took to the dance floor for a glam dance party as DJs played.