This Week At The New Beverly!

Posted by phil blankenship, February 15, 2009 10:25am | Post a Comment
This Week At The New Beverly!

Coming to the New Beverly Cinema Feb. 18-28
A week of films regarding frauds, fakers, charlatans, hoaxers, hucksters and other unsavory sorts, each selected and presented by Rian Johnson for your "viewerly" edification!

Rian Johnson exploded onto the film scene in 2005 with BRICK, a modern day film noir. Beloved by audiences and critics alike, the film is clearly the beginning of a long and brilliant career. Johnson's second theatrical release, THE BROTHERS BLOOM, will be released this year and will receive two advance screenings at the New Beverly as part of the "Festival of Fakery"!

Schedule permitting, Rian Johnson will introduce the films in person all 10 days of the festival.

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday February 15, 16, 17

New 35mm Print Of Saturday Night Fever!

Saturday Night Fever
dir. John Badham, starring John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney
Sun: 3:15 & 7:30; Mon/Tue: 7:30, Watch The Trailer!

dir. Adrian Lyne, written by Joe Eszterhas & Thomas Hedley Jr. music by Giorgio Moroder, starring Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri
Sun: 5:35 & 9:50; Mon/Tue: 9:50 Watch The Trailer!

Wednesday & Thursday February 18 & 19

Rian Johnson's Festival of Fakery

The Brothers Bloom - Special Advance Screening!
dir. Rian Johnson, starring Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane
7:30, Watch The Trailer!

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
dir. Frank Oz, starring Steve Martin, Michael Caine 
9:50, Watch The Trailer!

Friday & Saturday February 20 & 21

Rian Johnson's Festival of Fakery

Two Written & Directed By David Mamet

House Of Games (1987)
written & directed by David Mamet, starring Joe Mantegna, Lindsay Crouse
Fri: 7:30; Sat: 3:15 & 7:30, Watch The Trailer!
Read Roger Ebert's 4 Star review of the film here.

The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
written & directed by David Mamet, starring Campbell Scott, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ben Gazzara, Ricky Jay
Fri: 9:45; Sat: 5:20 & 9:45

Saturday February 21

Phil Blankenship & Amoeba Music present
New Beverly Midnights

Foxes (1980)
dir. Adrian Lyne, starring Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Marilyn Kagan, Kandice Stroh, Scott Baio, Sally Kellerman, Randy Quaid
11:59, All Tickets $7

For more information, visit

Coming Soon:

18-28: Rian Johnson's Festival of Fakery
28 Midnight: Patrick Swayze in Roadhouse

New Beverly Cinema
7165 West Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 938-4038
The New Beverly Cinema is LA's premier revival movie theater. Running for 30 years, the New Beverly is proud to bring Los Angeles the finest in independent, classic, foreign and cult film.
Tickets are available at the box office 15 minutes before each show. Cash only.

General $7.00
Student w/card $6.00
Seniors & Kids $4.00

Midnight shows: $7
Grindhouse Fest: $8

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