Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for November 8, 2006

The Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report is a listing of classic films playing in Los Angeles for the next month. We list films made from 1999 back (with a few notable exceptions), playing in theaters, museums, and other locations.

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Drugstore Cowboy, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Gus Van Sant

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:25pm, 9:20pm

Forbidden Planet, 1956

Notes: Discussion following the film with cast members, Leslie Nielsen (TBC), Anne Francis, Earl Holliman, Richard Anderson and Warren Stevens.

Director: Fred Wilcox

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Drugstore Cowboy, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Gus Van Sant

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:25pm, 9:20pm

Friday, November 10, 2006

Double Feature

The Moon is Blue, 1953

Notes: New restoration by the Academy Film Archives.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

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Bonjour Tristesse, 1958

Notes: Recently restored print from Sony Pictures.

Director: Otto Preminger

Double Feature

Bobby, 2006

Notes: Discussion between films with director Emilio Estevez.

Director: Emilio Estevez

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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The War at Home, 1996

Notes: Second film in Emilio Estevez double feature.

Director: Emilio Estevez

Blue Velvet, 1986

Notes: Screening.

Director: David Lynch

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Bellissima, 1951

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Luchino Visconti

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Many Dreams Along The Way, 1948

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Mario Camerini

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

Wild at Heart, 1990

Notes: Screening of the X-Rated version.

Director: David Lynch

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

Tommy, 1975

Notes: Cine Insomnia

Director: Ken Russell

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Blue Velvet, 1986

Notes: Screening.

Director: David Lynch

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:50pm, 7:30pm

Wild at Heart, 1990

Notes: Screening of the X-Rated version.

Director: David Lynch

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:05pm, 9:45pm

Double Feature

Whirlpool, 1950

Notes: New print by 20th Century Fox.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

&

Bunny Lake is Missing, 1965

Notes: Recently restored print from Sony Pictures.

Director: Otto Preminger

Double Feature

Mad Max, 1979

Notes: Australian version.

Director: George Miller

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Mad Max II: The Road Warrior, 1981

Notes: Second film in George Miller double feature.

Director: George Miller

Volcano, 1950

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: William Dieterle

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Full Speed, 1934

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Mario Mattoli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Casino, 1995

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3pm, 8:40pm

Good Fellas, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 6pm

Double Feature

The Good German, 2006

Notes: Discussion between films with director Steven Soderbergh.

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 6:30pm

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Casablanca, 1942

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Anatomy of a Murder, 1959

Notes: Recently restored print by Sony Pictures.

Director: Otto Preminger

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7pm

Monday, November 13, 2006

Good Fellas, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7pm

Casino, 1995

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Bathing Beauty, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Sidney

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Ain’t Misbehavin’, 1955

Notes: Free admission. Not available on DVD.

Director: Edward Buzzell

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Grand Illusion, 1937

Notes: In French, German, and Russian with English subtitles. A Q&A session with Robert Towne precedes the screening.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 7:30pm

Young Warriors, 1983

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lawrence D. Foldes

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Malibu High, 1979

Notes: Screening.

Director: Irvin Berwick

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:30pm

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Notes: Screening

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Thursday, November 16, 2006

All The President’s Men, 1976

Notes: 30th anniversary screening, with a special panel discussion led by Newsweek film critic David Ansen. New film print from the Academy Film Archive.

Director: Alan Pakula

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 8pm

Friday, November 17, 2006

The Last Picture Show, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7pm

Double Feature

Two Lane Blacktop, 1971

Notes: Brand new 35mm print. Discussion between films with director Monte Hellman.

Director: Monte Hellman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Cockfighter, 1974

Notes: Second film in Monte Hellman/Warren Oates double feature.

Director: Monte Hellman

Double Feature

Darkman, 1990

Notes: First film in double feature.

Director: Sam Raimi

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Danger: Diabolik, 1967

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Mario Bava

Hell in the City, 1958

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Renato Castellani

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Fugitive Kind, 1960

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Hud, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Ritt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

The Princess Bride, 1987

Notes: Cine Insomnia. New 35mm print!

Director: Rob Reiner

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, November 18, 2006

The Last Picture Show, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2pm, 7pm

Hud, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Martin Ritt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 4:50pm, 9:50pm

Double Feature

The Shooting, 1966

Notes: Discussion between films with director Monte Hellman.

Director: Monte Hellman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Ride in the Whirlwind, 1966

Notes: Second film in Monte Hellman/Jack Nicholson double feature.

Director: Monte Hellman

Double Feature

Superman, 1978

Notes: First film in double feature.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Batman, 1989

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Tim Burton

Teresa Venerdi, 1941

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Vittorio De Sica

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Golden Coach, 1953

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:15pm

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 1982

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Nicholas Meyer

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Out of the Past, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:20pm, 7:30pm

The Big Sleep, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Howard Hawks

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:15pm, 9:25pm

Double Feature

Superman II, 1980

Notes: First film in double feature. The only existing print is slightly faded.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 6:30pm

&

Batman Returns, 1992

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Tim Burton

Double Feature

Back Door to Hell, 1964

Notes: Brand new 35mm print. Discussion between films with director Monte Hellman.

Director: Monte Hellman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 6:30pm

&

Flight to Fury, 1964

Notes: Second film in Monte Hellman/Jack Nicholson double feature.

Director: Monte Hellman

Monday, November 20, 2006

Out of the Past, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Big Sleep, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Howard Hawks

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:15pm, 9:25pm

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Little Women, 1933

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Cukor

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Mildred Pierce, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tay Garnett

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Mildred Pierce, 1945

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tay Garnett

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Friday, November 24, 2006

Baraka, 1992

Notes: 70mm print.

Director: Ron Fricke

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Rose Tattoo, 1955

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Daniel Mann

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Casablanca, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:35pm

The Chanteuse, 1970

Notes: Anna Magnani screening.

Director: Alfredo Giannetti

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

Saturday, November 25, 2006

The Maltese Falcon, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:25pm, 7:30pm

Casablanca, 1942

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:25pm, 9:30pm

Singin’ in the Rain, 1952

Notes: For the 50th Anniversary of the film, Warner Bros. has digitally restored the sound and picture of the film.

Director: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Superman II, 1980

Notes: The Richard Donner cut.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Neverending Story, 1984

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Metropolis, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:15pm, 7:30pm

Fiddler on the Roof, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Norman Jewison

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Dark City, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alex Proyas

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:30pm, 9:45pm

Monday, November 27, 2006

Metropolis, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dark City, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alex Proyas

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Rio Bravo, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Howard Hawks

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

My Man Godfrey, 1936

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Gregory La Cava

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Metropolis, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dark City, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alex Proyas

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Thursday, November 30, 2006

Friday, December 1, 2006

Vredens Dag (Day of Wrath), 1943 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Run Lola Run, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tom Tykwer

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Trainspotting, 1996

Notes: Screening.

Director: Danny Boyle

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:10pm

Ordet (The Word), 1955 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Saturday, December 2, 2006

Run Lola Run, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tom Tykwer

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:55pm, 7:30pm

Trainspotting, 1996

Notes: Screening.

Director: Danny Boyle

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:35pm, 9:10pm

Ordet (The Word), 1955 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Vredens Dag (Day of Wrath), 1943 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Carl Theodor Dreyer screening.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:45pm

The Last Dragon, 1985

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Michael Shultz

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, December 3, 2006

Monday, December 4, 2006

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Swing Time, 1936

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Stevens

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Lover Come Back, 1961

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Delbert Mann

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Gilda, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Vidor

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Lady From Shanghai, 1948

Notes: Screening.

Director: Orson Welles

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

Thursday, December 7, 2006

Gilda, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Vidor

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Love Me Or Leave Me, 1955

Notes: A Q&A session with Bill Condon precedes the screening.

Director: Charles Vidor

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 7:30pm

Santa, 1932

Notes: Premiere of a new print in Spanish with English subtitles.

Director: Antonio Moreno

Theater: Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Showtime: 8pm

The Lady From Shanghai, 1948

Notes: Screening.

Director: Orson Welles

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

Friday, December 8, 2006

Chinatown, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Enigma of Kaspar Houser, 1974

Notes: First of a six-part film series that explores the inner landscapes of the soul in the works of five filmmakers who were influenced by the aesthetics of Caspar David Friedrich.

Director: Werner Herzog

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 7:30pm

Farewell, My Lovely, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Dick Richards

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 10pm

Escape from L.A., 1996

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: John Carpenter

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 9, 2006

Chinatown, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Roman Polanski

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:05pm, 7:30pm

Destiny, 1921

Notes: Second of a six-part film series that explores the inner landscapes of the soul in the works of five filmmakers who were influenced by the aesthetics of Caspar David Friedrich.

Director: Fritz Lang

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 4pm

Farewell, My Lovely, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Dick Richards

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:35pm, 10pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Rialto Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975

Notes: Weekly screening of the cult classic, with live enhancement by Sins O’ the Flesh

Director: Jim Sharman

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Re-Animator, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stuart Gordon

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:50pm, 7:30pm

Dead Alive, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Jackson

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:35pm, 9:15pm

Monday, December 11, 2006

Re-Animator, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stuart Gordon

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dead Alive, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Jackson

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:15pm

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Some Came Running, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Pillow Talk, 1959

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Michael Gordon

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Re-Animator, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stuart Gordon

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dead Alive, 1992

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Jackson

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:15pm

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