Sunday April 1
Starting today, New Beverly Cinema will be showing “Hugo” and “The Adventures of Tintin” in 2D. This double feature continues through Tuesday April 3.
Cinefamily continues its “The Unbelievable Genius of Andrzej Zulawski” program with “Boris Godounov” followed by two screenings of “Possession” which has been extended through Wednesday April 4.
American Cinematheque concludes its “Low Rider: The Super-Charged Cinema of Steve McQueen” program at the Egyptian Theatre with “The Thomas Crown Affair” followed by “The Getaway.”
Meanwhile at the Aero Theatre, American Cinematheque will have a busy day starting with a series of Bugs Bunny cartoon classics to celebrate “rabbit season.” This will be followed by a Three Stooges double feature of “The Three Stooges Meet Hercules” and “The Outlaws Is Coming.”
Monday April 2
Cinefamily will have their final encore screening of Andrzej Zulawski’s “On The Silver Globe.”
Tuesday April 3
Cinefamily will have a sneak preview of season 2 of the Adult Swim show “Eagleheart.” Appearing at the theatre will be the show’s star Chris Elliott who will participate in a Q&A afterwards.
Wednesday April 4
New Beverly Cinema will start showing one of 2011’s most underrated movies, “Pariah.” Playing with it will be “My Summer of Love” which won the Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film of 2005. This double feature will repeat on Thursday April 5.
Cinefamily will present as part of “The Silent Treatment” program two Harold Lloyd classics: “For Heaven’s Sake” & “Why Worry?” Lloyd’s granddaughter Suzanne Lloyd will be there to introduce them as well as to celebrate his birthday (there will be cake for all!).
The Aero Theatre will be screening director Robert Altman’s take on the western genre, “McCabe and Mrs. Miller.”
Thursday April 5
Cinefamily will have a Pheromone Party which is an adventurous love-in for singles. Attendees must wear a white cotton t-shirt that has been slept in for 3 consecutive nights without being washed, but you are however encouraged to wash yourself. Screening that evening will be the early 1970s soft core movie “The Naked Ape.”
The Egyptian Theatre will screen Norman Jewison’s classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof.”
The Aero Theatre will be showing Hungarian director Béla Tarr’s reportedly last movie “The Turin Horse.”
Friday April 6
The AMIA Student Chapter at UCLA will present a double feature at New Beverly Cinema of Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief” followed by the Bruce Willis box office turkey (which has since gained a cult following) “Hudson Hawk.” This will repeat on Saturday April 7.
Cinefamily begins a week-long engagement of 1968’s “Pretty Poison” starring Anthony Perkins in one of his post-“Psycho” roles, and it will be presented in a brand new 35mm print. Following it will be the opening night party for “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” which will play through Saturday April 7.
The Egyptian Theatre will have a Jim Henson double feature of “The Dark Crystal” which is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, and “Labyrinth” which will be screened in a brand new 35mm print.
The Aero Theatre will show Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Temptation of Christ,” and actress Barbara Hershey will be there in person for a discussion afterwards.
The Nuart Theatre will start a one-week engagement of “The Island President” which tells the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives. Then at midnight, their Cine Insomnia program will screen the 1977 cult classic “House.”
Saturday April 7
New Beverly Cinema’s program of New Beverly Midnights will be screening Jonathan Demme’s Best Picture winner “The Silence of the Lambs.”
The Egyptian Theatre will be showing the classic “Ben Hur” in its original Ultra Panavision extra-wide aspect ratio.
The Aero Theatre will be presenting the IndieCon seminar “Fade In and Action!” for the writer-director, and Charles Shyer will be one of the guests. In the evening they will show “Los Angeles Plays Itself” which is a must for history buffs and cinema enthusiasts alike.
The Regent Theatre will have a midnight screening of Tommy Wiseau’s so-bad-it’s-good “The Room,” a movie you must see with an audience.
The Nuart will as always be doing their Saturday midnight screening of the mother of all cult classics, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” featuring a live performance from Sins O’ The Flesh.
Non-Muppet Movies Directed by Jim Henson
“Hugo” – Martin Scorsese Redeems 3D
“The Adventures of Tintin” – Steven Spielberg Gets Animated