Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for December 6, 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, December 6, 2006

Double Feature

The Hi-Lo Country, 1998

Notes: Discussion between films with director Stephen Frears.

Director: Stephen Frears

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Dirty Pretty Things, 2001

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Stephen Frears

Gilda, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Vidor

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Auntie Mame, 1958

Notes: Reception and party preceding the screening at 6pm.

Director: Morton DaCosta

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

The Lady From Shanghai, 1948

Notes: Screening.

Director: Orson Welles

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

Thursday, December 7, 2006

True-Life Adventures, 1960

Notes: DVD release celebration. Discussion following with Roy Disney and a panel of some of the filmmakers. This will be highlights from some of the entries.

Directors:

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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

The Rainbow Trail, 1925 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lynn Reynolds

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

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

Aliens, 1986

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: James Cameron

Theater: Linwood Dunn Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

Goodfellas, 1990

Notes: Discussion between films with producer Irwin Winkler.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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They Shoot Horses, Don’t Theyr, 1969

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Sydney Pollack

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

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, 1977

Notes: Lorne Peterson will introduce the screening and sign copies of his new book.

Director: George Lucas

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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

Edward Scissorhands, 1990

Notes: Discussion following the film with Matthew Bourne.

Director: Tim Burton

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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

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

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Stagecoach, 1939

Notes: Film critic Kevin Thomas will introduce the screening.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Imagine: John Lennon, 1988

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrew Solt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:25pm

Stagecoach, 1939

Notes: Screening

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: TBA

Thursday, December 14, 2006

The Cheat, 1915 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Imagine: John Lennon, 1988

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrew Solt

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:25pm

Friday, December 15, 2006

Double Feature
The Pink Panther, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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A Shot in the Dark, 1964

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Blake Edwards

Double Feature

Johnny Guitar, 1954

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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True Story of Jesse James, 1957

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Passion of Joan of Arc, 1928

Notes: Third 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: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Apartment, 1960

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

American Graffiti, 1973

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: George Lucas

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:50pm, 7:30pm

Diary of a Country Priest, 1951

Notes: Fourth 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: Robert Bresson

Theater: Getty Villa

Showtime: 4pm

The Return of the Pink Panther, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

Double Feature

They Live By Night, 1948

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 6pm

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On Dangerous Ground, 1952

Notes: Second film in Nicholas Ray double feature.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Double Feature
The Pink Panther Strikes Again, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Blake Edwards

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Revenge of the Pink Panther, 1978

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Blake Edwards

Heart of Glass, 1976

Notes: Fifth 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

Double Feature

In a Lonely Place, 1950

Notes: First film in Nicholas Ray double feature.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 9:30pm

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Party Girl, 1958

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

The Apartment, 1960

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:50pm

Dr. Strangelove, 1964 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Stanley Kubrick

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 17, 2006

Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:55pm, 6pm, 9:05pm

The General, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 4:25pm, 7:30pm

Double Feature

Cronos, 1993

Notes: Discussion between films with director Guillermo del Toro.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 6:30pm

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The Devil’s Backbone, 2001

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Double Feature

Bigger Than Life, 1956

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Wind Across the Everglades, 1958

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Nicholas Ray

The Iron Mask, 1929 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Allan Dwan

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Monday, December 18, 2006

The General, 1927

Notes: Screening.

Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:55pm, 6pm, 9:05pm

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Ben Hur, 1959

Notes: Free admission

Director: William Wyler

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Black Christmas, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bob Clark

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Double Feature

Rebel Without a Cause, 1955

Notes: First film in the Nicholas Ray double feature.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Bitter Victory, 1957

Notes: This is the restored, original uncut version.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Thursday, December 21, 2006

It’s a Wonderful Life, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Capra

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

The Awful Truth, 1937

Notes: Restored 35mm print.

Director: Leo McCarey

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Theodora Goes Wild, 1936

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Richard Boleslawski

Friday, December 22, 2006

Two or Three Things I Know About Her, 1967

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

White Christmas, 1954

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Curtiz

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

Ruggles of Red Gap, 1935

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Leo McCarey

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Cluny Brown, 1946

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

West Side Story, 1961

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 8pm

Saturday, December 23, 2006

Two or Three Things I Know About Her, 1967

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

West Side Story, 1961

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 4:30pm, 8pm

Lawrence of Arabia, 1962

Notes: In 70mm.

Director: David Lean

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

The Long, Long Trailer, 1954

Notes: Screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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The First Time, 1952

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Frank Tashlin

Rushmore, 1999 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: Wes Anderson

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 24, 2006

Two or Three Things I Know About Her, 1967

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

Bullitt, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Yates

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 3:20pm

Dirty Harry, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Don Siegel

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5:30pm

Monday, December 25, 2006

Double Feature

Unfaithfully Yours, 1948

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Preston Sturges

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

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Christmas in July, 1940

Notes: Second film in double feature

Director: Preston Sturges

Two or Three Things I Know About Her, 1967

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Bullitt, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Yates

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dirty Harry, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Don Siegel

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Two or Three Things I Know About Her, 1967

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Double Feature

The Egg and I, 1947

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Chester Erskine

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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It’s a Gift, 1934

Notes: Second film in screwball comedy double feature.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Bullitt, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Peter Yates

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dirty Harry, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Don Siegel

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Two or Three Things I Know About Her, 1967

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Double Feature

The Bank Dick, 1940

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Eddie Cline

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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It’s a Gift, 1934

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Double Feature

George Washington Slept Here, 1942

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: William Keighley

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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It’s in the Bag, 1945

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Richard Wallace

Pandora’s Box, 1929

Notes: Screening.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Diary of a Lost Girl, 1929

Notes: Screening.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

Thursday, December 28, 2006

Two or Three Things I Know About Her, 1967

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm

Double Feature

The Awful Truth, 1937

Notes: Restored 35mm print.

Director: Leo McCarey

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Ruggles of Red Gap, 1935

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Leo McCarey

Double Feature

The Ghost Breakers, 1940

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: George Marshall

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, 1948

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Irving Pichel

Pandora’s Box, 1929

Notes: Screening.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

Dancing Mothers, 1926 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Herbert Brenon

Theater: Silent Movie Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

Diary of a Lost Girl, 1929

Notes: Screening.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:45pm

Friday, December 29, 2006

Rules of the Games, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print for the first time in 40 years, complete digital restoration.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:50pm

Double Feature

My Man Godfrey, 1936

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Gregory La Cava

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

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I’ll Give a Million, 1938

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Walter Lang

Double Feature

The More the Merrier, 1943

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: George Stevens

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Too Many Husbands, 1940

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Wesley Ruggles

Sunset Boulevard, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 7:30pm

All About Eve, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 9:40pm

Pulp Fiction, 1994

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, December 30, 2006

Rules of the Games, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print, complete digital restoration.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 1:45pm, 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:50pm

Sunset Boulevard, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 2:50pm, 7:30pm

All About Eve, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Theater: New Beverly

Showtime: 5pm, 9:40pm

Double Feature

Unfaithfully Yours, 1948

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Preston Sturges

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Christmas in July, 1940

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Preston Sturges

Double Feature

Phffft!, 1954

Notes: Restored 35mm print. Not on DVD.

Director: Mark Robson

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Everybody Does It, 1949

Notes: Not on DVD.

Director: Edmond Goulding

Blue Velvet, 1986

Notes: Midnight Madness at the Rialto

Director: David Lynch

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 31, 2006

Rules of the Games, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print, complete digital restoration.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 1:45pm, 4:30pm, 7:15pm

Monday, January 1, 2007

Rules of the Games, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print, complete digital restoration.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:50pm

Double Feature

A NIght at the Opera, 1935

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Sam Wood

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

&

Monkey Business, 1931

Notes: Second film in double feature.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Double Feature

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, 1948

Notes: First film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Charles Barton

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

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Arsenic and Old Lace, 1944

Notes: Second film in screwball holidays double feature.

Director: Frank Capra

Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Rules of the Games, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print, complete digital restoration.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:50pm

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Rules of the Games, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print, complete digital restoration.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:50pm

Thursday, January 4, 2007

Rules of the Games, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print, complete digital restoration.

Director: Jean Renoir

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: 4:30pm, 7:15pm, 9:50pm

Friday, January 5, 2007

Conan the Barbarian, 1982

Notes: Cine Insomnia.

Director: John Milius

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, January 6, 2007

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, January 7, 2007

Monday, January 8, 2007

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

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