THURSDAY MAY 25 DOUBLE FEATURE

THE LONG GOODBYE 7:00

Elliott Gould is Philip Marlowe, caught in the usual stew of death, betrayal and blackmail when an old friend is suspected of murder. Set in hazy, pre-yuppie 1970s Los Angeles, director Robert Altman and Gould play Marlowe as Rip Van Winkle in this condemnation of the souring American Dream. Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden and Mark Rydell co-star. (1973, 112 min, 35mm ‘Scope)

+ THE BIG FIX 9:05

When his investigation of a political smear campaign against a liberal candidate turns into a murder case, former ‘60s radical now private eye Moses Wine (Richard Dreyfuss) finds his ideals sour in the compromised era of the ‘70s. Jeremy Paul Kagan’s lively, underrated mystery in the Hammett tradition features an exceptional cast of character actors including Susan Anspach, Bonnie Bedelia, John Lithgow and F. Murray Abraham. (1978, 108 min, 35mm)

 

FRIDAY MAY 26 THEATRE RENTED

     
   


SATURDAY MAY 27 SPECIAL EVENT

THE DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY 6:00 & 10:00

The boisterous line-up of The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY 2017 features drag-royalty superstars including: MISS COCO PERU, ALASKA 5000, WILLAM, BOB THE DRAG QUEEN, LADY BUNNY, Lady Red Couture, JACKIE BEAT, HEKLINA, PEACHES CHRIST, and the acerbic heiress and producer of the show SASHA SOPRANO.

 
     
   


SUNDAY MAY 28 & MONDAY MAY 29 SPECIAL EVENT

Disney’s MOANA SING-ALONG Sun 2:00 & 7:00; Mon 1:00
Hosted by Sara Moore & Laurie Bushman.

The epic journey continues for Moana fans as Walt Disney Animation Studios introduces an all-new sing-along version of the hit, criticallylauded comedy-adventure. With all the lyrics on-screen, experience the joy of singing along to the songs you already love in the company of many other delighted, enthusiastic fans. And don’t forget the goodie bags and costume contest! Directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin), and starring the voices of Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson. (2016, full show approx 130 min, DCP)

Special Admission: $16 general / $11 youth (12-) & senior (62+)
NO PASSES OR GIFT TICKETS ACCEPTED
Tickets can be purchased day of show or in advance via
TicketWeb.

 
     
   


MONDAY MAY 29 EVENING DOUBLE FEATURE

THE UNTOUCHABLES 6:00

Brian De Palma’s big budget, strikingly authentic adaptation of the TV series charting the battle between Chicago gangster Al Capone (a grandiose Robert De Niro) and Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) during the Prohibition era. Sean Connery steals the show (and won the Oscar) as Ness’ mentor. "[David] Mamet's elegantly efficient script does not waste a word, and De Palma does not waste a shot. The result is a densely layered work moving with confident, compulsive energy." -Time (1987, 119 min, DCP ‘Scope)

+ L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 8:15

Curtis Hanson’s vivid adaptation of James Ellroy’s complex noir novel of police corruption and a series of connecting crimes in the glorious and sleazy underworld of 1950s Los Angeles. Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce and Kevin Spacey head the top-notch cast; Kim Basinger won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and Hanson won for co-writing the screenplay. (1997, 138 min, 35mm ‘Scope)

 

TUESDAY MAY 30 THEATRE CLOSED

     
   


WEDNESDAY MAY 31 DOUBLE FEATURE
Director of Photography MICHAEL BALLHAUS (1935-2017)

One of the most esteemed and influential cinematographers of the modern era, Michael Ballhaus’ style could best be described as kinetic. After establishing his reputation in Germany with key collaborator Rainer Werner Fassbinder, he relocated to the US where he shot features for such varied directors as Martin Scorsese, Mike Nichols, Robert Redford, Francis Coppola, John Sayles, James L. Brooks, and Prince.

GOODFELLAS 6:45

Martin Scorsese’s mastery of the medium was displayed in new and unexpected ways for his knowing depiction of the life and crimes of Brooklyn mobster Henry Hill. Ray Liotta is game but prime support from Robert De Niro, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino and Oscar-winner Joe Pesci provide multiple memorable moments. The fourth of seven films Ballhaus shot for Scorsese, his dazzling work cemented his reputation as one of the world’s top cinematographers. (1990, 146 min, 35mm)

+ THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN 9:25
Maria (Hanna Schygulla) marries Hermann Braun in the last days of World War II, only to have him disappear in the war. Alone, Maria uses her beauty and ambition to prosper in Germany's “economic miracle” of the 1950’s. Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s biggest international box-office success and the first part of his “postwar trilogy,” The Marriage of Maria Braun is a heartbreaking study of a woman picking herself up from the ruins of her own life, as well as a pointed metaphorical attack on a society determined to forget its past. This was the last of Ballhaus’ fifteen collaborations with RWF. (1978, 120 min, 35mm)

 
 
 
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