Los Angeles Classic Films Early Report for January 6, 2010

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 2001 back (with a few notable exceptions), playing in theaters, museums, and other locations. This week we have a few new listings, including the Fairfax Cinemas and the New Beverly.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Lars and the Real Girl, 2007

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Craig Gillespie

Theater: Hammer Museum

Showtime: 7pm

 

Sherlock Jr., 1924

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Buster Keaton

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Tay Garnett

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Court Jester, 1955

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Melvin Frank and Norman Panama

Thursday, January 7, 2010

The Thin Red Line, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terrence Malick

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

The Adventures of Robin Hood, 1938

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Robin and Marian, 1976

Notes: Screening.

Director: Richard Lester

Double Feature

A Woman’s Secret, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: The Cinefamily

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Alice in the Cities, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Wim Wenders

Friday, January 8, 2010

Bicycle Thieves, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vittorio De Sica

Theater: Laemmle Music Hall 3

Showtime: TBD

Double Feature

Brothers, 2009

Notes: Discussion in between films with director Jim Sheridan.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

In America, 2003

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Double Feature

Billy the Kid, 1930

Notes: Screening.

Director: King Vidor

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

I Shot Jesse James, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: Samuel Fuller

Double Feature

The Lion in Winter, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Anthony Harvey

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Becket, 1964

Notes: Restored print.

Director: Peter Glenville

Sunset Boulevard, 1950

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Double Feature

Excalibur, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Boorman

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

&

Knightriders, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Romero

Double Feature

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

In the Name of the Father, 1993

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Double Feature

The True Story of Jesse James, 1957

Notes: Screening.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Left-Handed Gun, 1958

Notes: Screening.

Director: Arthur Penn

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

Santa Sangre, 1989

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Fly Away Home, 1996

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Carroll Ballard

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 11am

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Monsieur Verdoux, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Chaplin

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Verdoux: 3:35pm, 7:30pm; Leaf: 6pm, 9:55pm

&

A New Leaf, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Elaine May

Body Heat, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

Double Feature

Elvis ’56, 1987

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Alan and Susan Raymond

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Jailhouse Rock, 1957

Notes: Special guest Francine York.

Director: Richard Thorpe

Monday, January 11, 2010

The Strange Woman, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

Theater: The Bridge

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Monsieur Verdoux, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Chaplin

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

A New Leaf, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Elaine May

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Lust for Life, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

A Patch of Blue, 1965

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Guy Green

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Monsieur Verdoux, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Charles Chaplin

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

A New Leaf, 1971

Notes: Screening.

Director: Elaine May

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Dr. Strangelove, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Mouse that Roared, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jack Arnold

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Dr. Strangelove, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Mouse that Roared, 1959

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jack Arnold

Blood of a Poet, 1930

Notes: World premiere of new live score by Severin.

Director: Jean Cocteau

Theater: The Cinefamily

Showtime: 8pm

Friday, January 15, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature

Himalaya: Where the Wind Dwells, 2008

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Time Between Dog and Wolf, 2005

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Mississippi Mermaid, 1969

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: Francois Truffaut

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Nightmare Alley, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Edmund Goulding

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Swimmer, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Perry

Cliffhanger, 1993 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Renny Harlin

Theater: Fairfax Cinemas

Showtime: Midnight

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 2001

Notes: CineInsomnia screening.

Director: John Cameron Mitchell

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature

Billy the Kid Trapped, 1942

Notes: Nitrate print.

Director: Sherman Scott

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 3pm

&

Jesse James at Bay, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joseph Kane

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Nightmare Alley, 1947

Notes: Screening.

Director: Edmund Goulding

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Nightmare: 3:25pm, 7:30pm; Swimmer: 5:35pm, 9:40pm

&

The Swimmer, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Frank Perry

With a Girl of Black Soil, 2007

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Pierrot le fou, 1965

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

Crazy Heart, 2009

Notes: Discussion in between films with actor Jeff Bridges.

Director: Scott Cooper

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 8pm

&

The Big Lebowski, 1998

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joel Coen

Stavisky, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alain Resnais

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:40pm

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

Marked for Death, 1990

Notes: Screening.

Director: Dwight H. Little

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

True Grit, 1969

Notes: Screening.

Director: Henry Hathaway

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 5:30pm

&

Artificial Intelligence: A.I., 2001

Notes: Screening.

Director: Steven Spielberg

My Right to Ravage Myself, 2003

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

Starman, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Carpenter

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Fisher King, 1991

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Gilliam

8 1/2, 1963

Notes: Screening.

Director: Federico Fellini

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Monday, January 18, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

True Grit, 1969

Notes: Screening.

Director: Henry Hathaway

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Artificial Intelligence: A.I., 2001

Notes: Screening.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

The Night of the Iguana, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Huston

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

City of the Walking Dead, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Umberto Lenzi

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Night of the Zombies, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Bruno Mattei

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature

Cutter’s Way, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ivan Passer

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Michael Cimino

Amadeus: The Director’s Cut, 1984 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Milos Forman

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature

Fort Apache, 1948

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, 1949

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

Amadeus: The Director’s Cut, 1984 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Milos Forman

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 8pm

Friday, January 22, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Double Feature

The Quiet Man, 1952

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

How Green Was My Valley, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

The Wild Bunch, 1969

Notes: Kathryn Bigelow and Curtis Hanson in person.

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Raging Bull, 1980

Notes: Digitally restored.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Solaris, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Double Indemnity, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

The Blue Dahlia, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Marshall

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, 1981 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Miller

Theater: Fairfax Cinemas

Showtime: Midnight

Reservoir Dogs, 1992 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

The Adventures of Robin Hood, 1938

Notes: Free admission, reservations required.

Directors: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley

Theater: The Getty

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature (NEW LISTING)

Double Indemnity, 1944

Notes: Screening.

Director: Billy Wilder

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Double: 3:25pm, 7:30pm; Blue: 5:35pm, 9:40pm

&

The Blue Dahlia, 1946

Notes: Screening.

Director: George Marshall

Ivan’s Childhood, 1962

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 5pm

Elmer Gantry, 1960

Notes: Discussion following with actress Shirley Jones.

Director: Richard Brooks

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Godfather, 1972

Notes: Digitally restored.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Stalker, 1979

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

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 24, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Knights of the Round Table, 1953

Notes: Free admission, reservations required.

Director: Richard Thorpe

Theater: The Getty

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature

Superman, 1978

Notes: Digitally restored.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 5pm

&

Superman II, 1980

Notes: Digitally restored director’s original cut.

Director: Richard Donner

Double Feature

The Bird Who Stops in the Air, 1999

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

&

Wind Echoing in My Being, 1997

Notes: Screening.

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Double Feature

The Searchers, 1956

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Stagecoach, 1939

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Ford

Monday, January 25, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

The Jackie Robinson Story, 1950

Notes: Screening.

Director: Alfred E. Green

Theater: The Bridge

Showtime: 1pm

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

The Merry Widow, 1934

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 1pm

Double Feature

American Splendor, 2003

Notes: Free admission.

Directors: Shari Berman and Robert Pulcini

Theater: Hammer Museum

Showtime: 7pm

&

The Confessions of Robert Crumb, 1987

Notes: Screening.

Director: Robert Crumb

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm

Double Feature

Young Mr. Lincoln, 1939

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: John Ford

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Tobacco Road, 1941

Notes: New 35mm print.

Director: John Ford

The Long Riders, 1980

Notes: Screening.

Director: Walter Hill

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Dumbo, 1941

Notes: Screening.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen

Theater: El Capitan Theatre

Showtime: 10am, 12:15pm, 2:30pm, 4:45pm, 6:45pm

Dog Day Afternoon, 1975

Notes: Discussion following with Frank Pierson.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Double Feature

A Fistful of Dollars, 1964

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sergio Leone

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

For a Few Dollars More, 1965

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sergio Leone

Citizen Cohn, 1992

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Frank Pierson

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 10pm

Friday, January 29, 2010

Double Feature

Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 1975

Notes: Screening.

Directors: Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life, 1983

Notes: Screening.

Director: Terry Jones

Double Feature

The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid, 1972

Notes: Screening.

Director: Philip Kaufman

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, 1973

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sam Peckinpah

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, 1966

Notes: Digitally restored.

Director: Sergio Leone

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

The Mirror, 1974

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

Nostalghia, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 9:30pm

Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, 1985 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: Renny Harlin

Theater: Fairfax Cinemas

Showtime: Midnight

The Goonies, 1985 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: CineInsomnia screening. New 35mm print.

Director: Richard Donner

Theater: Landmark’s Nuart Theatre

Showtime: Midnight

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Double Feature

Silver Bullet, 1985

Notes: Screening.

Director: Daniel Attias

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

&

An American Werewolf in London, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: John Landis

&

The Howling, 1981

Notes: Screening.

Director: Joe Dante

Once Upon a Time in the West, 1968

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sergio Leone

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Andrei Rublev, 1966-69

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Theater: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Showtime: 7:30pm

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

Happy Birthday to Me, 1981 (NEW LISTING)

Notes: Screening.

Director: J. Lee Thompson

Theater: New Beverly Cinema

Showtime: Midnight (11:59pm)

Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, 2007

Notes: Screening.

Director: Andrew Dominik

Theater: Billy Wilder Theater

Showtime: 7pm

Better Off Dead, 1985

Notes: “Savage” Steve Holland, Curtis Armstrong, Diane Franklin, and E.G. Daily will comment on the making of this film DURING the screening.

Director: “Savage” Steve Holland

Theater: Aero Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Once Upon a Time in America, 1984

Notes: Screening.

Director: Sergio Leone

Theater: Egyptian Theatre

Showtime: 7:30pm

Monday, February 1, 2010

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, 1967

Notes: Free admission.

Director: Stanley Kramer

Theater: Skirball Cultural Center

Showtime: 1:30pm

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