Friday, August 28, 2009

September '09 (and a bit of good news!)

Hey, did you hear? They saved film at LACMA! For a year, at least. So, try to refrain from mocking the generous folks at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association during the next Golden Globe Awards, eh?September is almost upon us, and our many illustrious revival/repertory houses have announced their calendars. Obviously, the following is not an exhaustive list (use the links on the right side

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Save Film at LACMA

If any of my six or seven regular readers from long, long ago still have this blog appearing in their reader: Hi, there! I'm terribly sorry to have let Southland Cinephiles lie dormant for half a year. As Dorothy Parker once said: "Time doth flit, oh shit."I fully intend to get this blog up and running again, though it'll be a completely revamped format. The time it took to create a weekly

Sunday, February 8, 2009


Hi folks. This week's listings'll be a bit late. Long week of work and a trip up north made getting the list together impossible. I'm typing this post on my Blackberry seated in front of the Guava and Java in San Francisco International Airport...I wish my thumbs could take the punishment a new posting would require, but alas, you'll have to use the links to the right for now.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

SCREENINGS: Monday, February 2 - Sunday, February 8, 2009

Pictured above: Vanessa Redgrave in The Devils, screening at Midnight at the Nuart Theater on Friday. The same day I fly out to San Francisco for the weekend, dammit dammit dammit!AERO THEATRE1328 Montana Ave. (@ 14th St.)Santa Monica, CAThursday, February 57:30 PM -- Frankenstein (dir. James Whale, 1931)Followed by -- The Mummy (dir. Karl Freund, 1932)Friday, February 67:30 PM -- Sons of the

Sunday, January 25, 2009

SCREENINGS: Monday, January 26 - Sunday, February 1, 2009

It was a sad story how we became two lonely two-legged creatures, and you can hear all about it when Hedwig and the Angry Inch plays this Friday at midnight at the Nuart Theater! The video above is "The Origin of Love", a song to give one chills.AERO THEATRE1328 Montana Ave. (@ 14th St.)Santa Monica, CAWednesday, January 287:30 PM -- Psycho (dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)Followed by -- The Birds (

Sunday, January 18, 2009

SCREENINGS: Monday, January 19 - Sunday, January 25

Pictured above: Hey, Cary. Quit running away. He's just trying to tell you that you dropped your wallet. North by Northwest plays at both the Aero and the New Beverly this week.AERO THEATRE1328 Montana Ave. (@ 14th St.)Santa Monica, CAWednesday, January 217:30 PM -- Confidentially Yours (dir. Francois Truffaut, 1983)Thursday, January 227:30 PM -- North by Northwest (dir. Alfred Hitchcock,

Sunday, January 11, 2009

SCREENINGS: Monday, January 12 - Sunday, January 18

Pictured above: Paul Robeson stars in The Emperor Jones, playing at the Billy Wilder Theater this week as part of the UCLA Film & Television Archives's HOLLYWOOD ON THE HUDSON: FILMMAKING IN NEW YORK 1920–39 series. The film initially suffered heavy cuts by censors when it was made, but the bulk of the excised dialogue has been restored by the Library of Congress.Was it just me, or did the