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Happy Halloween from Trailers from Hell: Darren Bousman on 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood October 30, 2013 at 12:09PM

Trailers from Hell gets in the Halloween spirit this week with director Darren Bousman introducing "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
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Tim Curry in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
Tim Curry in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"

Trailers from Hell gets in the Halloween spirit this week with director Darren Bousman introducing "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."

“Let’s do the Time Warp again!” And again. And again. Although virtually ignored in its initial rollout, Jim Sharman and Richard O’Brien’s movie version of their wacky horror musical stage show has since become the longest running theatrical release in movie history through endless audience-participation midnight screenings. Its knowing spoofery of 40s and 50s sci fi/horror movies was actually shot at Bray Studios, home of the Hammer Films it lovingly lampoons.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.