THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK at Nuart

Location: The Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Los Angeles, CA 90025

Description: The Nuart Theatre presents a midnight screening of Steven Spielberg's 1997 sequel to JURASSIC PARK. There are more dinosaurs, and Jeff Goldblum is back as Ian Malcolm, but the film itself is a rather disappointing adaptation of Michael Crichton's novel.

Date:Friday, August 31 at midnight

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Ka-Boom limited release

Location: The Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Los Angeles, CA
Dates: February 4-10
Description: Landmark Theatres presents a one-week run of the new film from Gregg Araki, which combines the filmmakers usual tropes with science fiction and fantasy elements. Araki will appear in person, along with cast members, on Friday and Saturday, February 4 & 5, at the 7:30pm and 9:50pm screenings. KA-BOOM is described as a "wild, witty, sex-drenched horror-comedy thriller" and a "hyper-stylized TWIN PEAKS."

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Kuroneko

Dates: November 19 through 25
Location: The Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Los Angeles
Description: The Nuart Theatre presents a one-week run of this hard-to-find Japanese horror classic, writer-director Kaneto Shindo's follow-up to his wonderfully creepy ONIBABA ("Demon Woman," 1964). I know KURONEKO ("The Black Cat," 1968) by reputation only, but that reputation is a strong one; by all accounts this is one of the great incarnations of a popular trope in Japanese horror: the ghost cat (i.e., female spirits of murder victims who return in feline form to extract revenge). This film has never been available on Region 1 DVD, so this will be the first opportunity that many Los Angeles residents have had to see the film.

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