Hollywood movie events this week feature two red carpet premieres -- for "Mirror Mirror" and "American Reunion" -- plus two Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremonies -- for Malcolm McDowell and the Muppets. Also, Will Ferrell and other stars and filmmakers appear at screenings around Los Angeles; USC celebrates "100 Years of Paramount" Pictures; UCLA continues its tribute to Spencer Tracy; and more!
Friday, March 16, 2012
Malcolm McDowell gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6714 Hollywood Blvd. at 11:30 a.m. Anyone may watch the ceremony for free. In honor of McDowell, the nearby Egyptian will screen "A Clockwork Orange" (1971) and "Time After Time" (1979) at 7:30 p.m., with the actor appearing between shows for a Q&A. Tickets are $11.00.
The "Spencer Tracy: That Natural Thing" series continues with "Father of the Bride" (1950) and "The Actress" (1953) airing at 7:30 p.m. at the Billy Wilder Theater. Admission is $9.00 at 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Check dates and times for other films featured in this series this week.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
The red carpet premiere of "Mirror Mirror" (2012) starring Julia Roberts takes place at Grauman's Chinese Theatre at 10:00 a.m. It's free to watch the stars arrive at 5:00 p.m. at 6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Filmmaker Jon Jost will appear for a Q&A before his film "Angel City" (1980) at the Cinefamily at 5:00 p.m. Admission is $12.00.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
A sneak preview of "Damsels in Distress" (2012) airs at the Cinefamily at 8:00 p.m. followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Whit Stillman and star Analeigh Tipton. The cost is $12.00.
Monday, March 19, 2012
It's the red carpet premiere of "American Reunion" (2012) at 5:00 p.m. at Grauman's Chinese. Anyone may watch the stars arrive for free.
"Signs" (2002) airs at the Cinefamily at 7:30 p.m. with Doug Benson and his famous friends interrupting. The cast and directors of "Jeff Who Lives at Home" -- Jason Segal, Ed Helms, and the Duplass brothers -- will appear to help Benson. It costs $12.00 to join in the fun.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Muppets will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6834 Hollywood Blvd. in front of the El Capitan Theatre. Everyone is welcome to come and watch for free.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Filmmaker John Cameron Mitchell will present "Zero de Conduite" (1933) and "The Girl Most Likely To …" (1973) at the Cinefamily at 7:30 p.m. The show is hosted by Adam Baran, co-curator of the NYC Queer/Art/Film Festival.
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