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American Cinematheque: Mary and the Witch's Flower

January 21 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until January 21, 2018

The American Cinematheque presents a special three-day engagement of the anime film based on "The Little Broomstick." The film screens at 7:30pm & 9:30pm on January 19; at 4pm, 7:30pm & 9:30pm on January 20; and at 4pm & 7:30pm on January 21. MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER MEARI TO MAJO NO HANA 2017, GKIDS, 102 min, Japan, Dir: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Based on Mary Stewart’s 1971 children’s classic The Little Broomstick, director Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s follow-up to the Oscar-nominated WHEN MARNIE WAS…

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Beauty and the Beast & The Donkey Skin

January 21 @ 7:30 pm

The American Cinematheque presents more "Fairy Tales for Trouble Times" - in this case, a pair of French fantasy films with English subtitles. LA BELLE ET LA BETE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 1946, Janus Films, 93 min, Dir: Jean Cocteau The first feature directed by Jean Cocteau was a labor of love that attests to the imagination and perseverance of Cocteau and his entire production team in the face of severe deprivations posed by the Occupation. Its Gustave Doré sets…

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Greg Proops Film Club: Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

January 24 @ 7:30 pm

The Greg Proops Film Club makes its debut at the Egyptian Theatre, performing a live podcast by comedian Greg Proops before a screening of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (Tim Burton's feature-length directorial debut). PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE 1985, Warner Bros., 90 min, USA, Dir: Tim Burton The ’80s were precarious. If you weren’t careful you could be forced to feel sorry for the yuppie ratsticks in WALL STREET or find yourself actually rooting for egomaniacal Jerry Lewis to free himself in KING…

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Phantasm: Remastered

January 26 @ 11:59 am

In Phantasm (1979), two brothers (Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury) discover that their local mortuary hides a legion of hooded killer dwarf creatures, a flying drill-ball, and the demonic mortician known as The Tall Man (Angus Scrimm) who enslaves the souls of the damned. Reggie Bannister co-stars in the cult film from writer-director Don Coscarelli (Bubba Ho-Tep, John Dies at the End). 4K digital restoration!

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American Cinematheque: Don't Look Now

January 26 @ 7:30 pm

DON'T LOOK NOW 1973, Paramount, 110 min, Dir: Nicolas Roeg Director Nicolas Roeg’s atmospheric adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s story is a haunting meditation on the consequences of repressing traits inside us that could mean the difference between life and death. Antiquities restorer Donald Sutherland and wife Julie Christie, in mourning after the accidental drowning of their young daughter, journey to Venice during the off-season to help renovate a church. But their encounter with two strange sisters, one of whom…

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Forgotten Themes: Resurrecting Rejected Film Scores

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Host Tim Greiving (NPR, LA Times) examines the history of rejected films scores, using clips and commentary featuring the work of Hollywood's top composers, including Jerry Goldsmith, Ennio Morricone, James Horner, John Barry, Bernard Hermann, Alex North, Elmer Bernstein, etc.

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To Kill a Mockingbird w/ actress Mary Badham in person

January 27 @ 7:30 pm

Though remembered as a socially conscious film, To Kill a Mockingbird is notable for including numerous horror movie tropes, including a creepy "haunted" house with a strange inhabitant. The American Cinematheque's event begins with at 6:30pm with a pre-screening reception courtesy of Midcentury Productions in the lobby. There will be a discussion following the feature with actress Mary Badham (“Scout”), moderated by Foster Hirsch. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 1962, Universal, 129 min, USA, Dir: Robert Mulligan Hollywood pro Robert Mulligan pulls…

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American Cinematheque: Threads w/director Mick Jackson

January 27 @ 7:30 pm

Director Mick Jackson will appear in person after the film. THREADS 1984, Severin Films, 112 min, UK/Australia/USA, Dir: Mick Jackson As current as it ever has been, THREADS supposes that nuclear war breaks out and examines the effect it has upon the citizens of Sheffield, England. Shot in a cinema verite style and pulling no punches, THREADS captures the harrowing experiences that could happen if the bomb is ever dropped. A far cry from “duck and cover” educational films, this…

5th Annual David DeCoteau's Day of the Scream Queens! at Dark Delicacies

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

5th Annual David DeCoteau's DAY OF THE SCREAM QUEENS! For the past 30 years I have had the pleasure to work with many of the most beautiful, talented and lovely actresses in Cult movies. These amazing women have become my friends and colleagues and DAY OF THE SCREAM QUEENS is a celebration of our many years working together. Del and Sue of the best Horror Boutique in the world, DARK DELICACIES graciously offered their incredible store for this event. Every…

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 80th anniversary

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 7, 2018

Walt Disney's El Capitan Theater offers an 80th anniversary engagement of the first full-length animated film, based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs runs February 2-7, with shows at 10am, 1pm, 4pm & 7pm (subject to change, so check El Capitan's website to confirm). ALL RESERVED SEATING. Please select the section you prefer to be seated. In each section you may choose your ticket type as follows: VIP: $22 - Includes a…

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