Movie events in Hollywood this first week of spring include a 24-hour movie montage of thousands of film clips keeping time; the red carpet premiere of "Margarine Wars"; a metal biopic event complete with DJs, the filmmakers, and the subject of the movie present to spice things up; foreign film double features in Italian, French, and Japanese; a silent movie classic; and more.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Christian Marclay's "The Clock" (2011) airs at the Bing Theater beginning at noon for 24 hours. The film is a timepiece synchronized to local time, and is made up of thousands of film and television moments, with star cameos. Admission is free from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and is otherwise included in the $10.00 admission to the County Museum of Art. Enter at Wilshire and Spaulding.
"Last Days Here" (2011), a film about Bobby Liebling of the metal band Pentagram, will air at the Cinefamily at 8:00 p.m. for $12.00. Liebling and the filmmakers will be present for a Q&A, and LSDjs Nuge and J Roy will spin tunes before and after the film. The movie continues through March 29 at 611 Fairfax.
A Fernando Di Leo double feature of "The Italian Connection" (1972) and "Il Boss" (1973) screens at the The Egyptian at 6712 Hollywood Blvd. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11.00. Both movies are in Italian with English subtitles.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Andrzej Zulawski's "My Nights Are More Beautiful Than My Days" (1989) screens at the Cinefamily at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $12.00. Check dates and times for more of the filmmaker's classics at the Cinefamily this week.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
"The Living End" (1992) airs at the Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., at 7:00 p.m. for $10.00. This screening is part of the "NQC @ 20: Revisiting New Queer Cinema" series. Screenwriter and director Gregg Araki and actors Mike Dytri and Craig Gilmore will appear in person.
Federico Fellini's "La Dolce Vita" (1961) will screen at the New Beverly through March 27, in Italian with English subtitles, for $8.00. Check times.
Monday, March 26, 2012
"Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" (2011) airs at the Cinefamily with Doug Benson interrupting. The evening begins at 7:30 p.m. and costs $12.00.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Charlie Chaplin's "The Circus" (1928) airs at the Cinefamily at 7:30 p.m., preceded by the rarely seen Chaplin short "Pay Day" (1922).
Thursday, March 29, 2912
The red carpet premiere of "Margarine Wars" (2012), starring Robert Loggia, Doris Roberts, and Dee Wallace, takes place at the Arclight Cinema at 6360 Sunset Blvd. at 5:00 p.m. Anyone may watch the stars arrive for free.
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