June 10, 1990 |
A great Neo-realist double feature: the first is Roberto Rossellini's raw epic of the liberation of Rome featuring Anna Magnani (left); the second is Vittorio de Sica's quietly powerful study of old age with Carlo Battisti (right). (KCET Saturday at 9 p.m., 10:45 p.m.)
January 5, 2010
On the big screen Where: The American Cinematheque, Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood When: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, birthday celebration with karaoke and trivia games; 7:30 p.m. double feature of "Elvis '56" and "Jailhouse Rock" Price: $10 general admission Contact: (323) 466-3456
January 4, 2013
Get your gangster fix with a double feature of Martin Scorsese's lauded life-of-crime classic "Goodfellas" and the Coen Brothers' equally classic mob tale, "Miller's Crossing. " Bloody and bold, these two films will have you cocking your fedora and dusting off your spats in no time. The Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., L.A. Sat. 7:30 p.m. $11. (323) 466-3456; http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com.
December 29, 2011
MOVIES The New Beverly shines a light on French filmmaker Francois Truffaut's Hitchcock phase with a double feature of his 1968 revenge tale "The Bride Wore Black," starring Jeanne Moreau as a vengeful widow, and his 1969 suspense thriller "Mississippi Mermaid," with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Catherine Deneuve. "Bride" screens in a new 35mm print. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Thu. and Fri. $8. (323) 938-4038. http://www.newbevcinema.com.
August 13, 2009
The American Cinematheque and UCLA Film & Television Archive are celebrating the cinematic dregs -- films so bad they're great. The Cinematheque's So Bad They're Brilliant fest commences tonight at the Egyptian with a juicy double feature: 1964's "Kitten With a Whip" -- meow -- starring Ann-Margret and John Forsythe, and 1983's "The Lonely Lady," with Pia Zadora. Friday brings the cult 1980 musical "Xanadu" with Olivia Newton-John as a muse and Gene Kelly in a pinball machine -- don't ask -- and " Staying Alive," the 1983 sequel to "Saturday Night Fever" directed by Sylvester Stallone and starring John Travolta.
November 29, 2007 |
Actress Brooke Adams is used to being on one side of the camera. But during a recent visit to the set of the TV series "Monk," which stars her husband Tony Shalhoub, Adams found herself behind the lens instead. The crew was on location at an old Italian villa in the California wine country and the light was just right, Adams recalls, so she snapped a photograph.