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January 31, 2008|Susan King

The American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre celebrates The Neo Noir World of the Coen Brothers, with 1984's "Blood Simple" (the iconoclasts' first film) and the 1996 Oscar winner "Fargo" (starring Frances McDormand, pictured) on Friday, plus 1990's "Miller's Crossing" and 1991's "Barton Fink" on Saturday. Joel and Ethan Coen are up for four Oscars for "No Country for Old Men." . . . At the Aero tonight, "The Reflecting Pool" has its L.A. premiere. The thriller is about a journalist and a grieving father who implicate the U.S. government in the World Trade Center attacks (american cinematheque.com). . . . Alain Resnais' 1962 hit "Last Year at Marienbad" visits the Nuart on Friday in a new 35-millimeter print (landmarktheatres .com). . . . The Alex Film Society marks its 14th season Saturday in Glendale with 1962's "To Kill a Mockingbird" (alexfilmsociety.org). . . . On Wednesday, the Silent Movie Theatre starts a monthlong homage to John Barrymore with 1920's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (silentmovietheatre.com).

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-- Susan.King@latimes.com

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