This Week at the New Bev September 25 - October 3

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This Week At The New Beverly

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Friday & Saturday September 25 & 26

Recently made prints of Louis Malle classics

Au Revoir Les Enfants

1987, France / West Germany, 104 minutes
dir. Louis Malle, starring Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carré de Malberg
Fri: 7:30; Sat: 2:15 & 7:00, Watch The Trailer!

Four Stars - Roger Ebert

Nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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Lacombe Lucien
1974, France / West Germany / Italy, 138 minutes
dir. by Louis Malle, starring Pierre Blaise, Aurore Clément, Holger Löwenadler, Therese Giehse, Stéphane Bouy
Fri: 9:35; Sat: 4:20 & 9:05, Watch The Trailer!

Nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award

Pic is expertly directed and acted, with Aurore Clement as the fragile girl and Holger Lowenadler as her father also outstanding, as is the fine lensing that helps capture the period. - Variety

Saturday September 26

Amoeba Music & Phil Blankenship present
New Beverly Midnights

Writer Jeffrey Sherman will appear IN PERSON, schedule permitting, to discuss the film!

Up The Creek
1984, USA, 96 minutes - Not On DVD
dir. Robert Butler, starring Robert Butler, Jennifer Runyon, Stephen Furst, Dan Monahan, Sandy Helberg
11:59pm, All Tickets $7, Watch The Trailer!

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3 Stars - UP THE CREEK belongs to an honorable movie tradition, the slapstick comedy. It is superficial, obvious, vulgar, idiotic, goofy, sexy, and predictable. Those are all, by the way, positive qualities - at least, in an Undergraduate Slob Movie. - Roger Ebert

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday September 27, 28 & 29

Two Directed By John Carpenter

Actors T.K. Carter & Joel Polis will appear IN PERSON, schedules permitting, Sunday night at 7:30 to discuss their film The Thing.

Stars Anne Marie Howard & Peter Jason plus script supervisor (and John Carpenter's wife) Sandy King Carpenter will appear IN PERSON, schedules permitting, to  introduce the 9:40pm Prince of Darkness screening on Sunday.

The Thing
1982, USA, 109 minutes
dir. John Carpenter, starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Joel Polis
Sun: 3:15 & 7:30; Mon/Tue: 7:30, Watch The Trailer!

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Prince Of Darkness
1987, USA, 102 minutes - Brand New Print
dir. John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence, Jameson Parker, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Anne Marie Howard, Peter Jason
Sun: 5:25 & 9:40; Mon/Tue: 9:40, Watch The Trailer!

Wednesday September 30

One Night Only!

LA Theatrical Premiere of the Extended Death Proof

Death Proof
2007, USA, 114 minutes
dir. Quentin Tarantino, starring Kurt Russell, Zoe Bell,
Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito, Sydney Poitier, Rose McGowan
7:30, Watch The Trailer!

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Vanishing Point
1971, USA, 99 minutes - 20th Century Fox Archive Print
dir. Richard C. Sarafian, starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little
9:45, Watch The Trailer!

In a time when vacant retreads such as The Fast and the Furious are the problem, Vanishing Point is the answer.
Peter Kenis, Rolling Stone

Thursday, Friday & Saturday October 1, 2 & 3

Two Directed By Woody Allen

Woody's Newest
Whatever Works
2009, USA / France, 92 minutes
written & directed by Woody Allen, starring Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Conleth Hill, Ed Begley Jr.
Thu/Fri: 7:30; Sat: 3:40 & 7:30, Watch The Trailer!

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Annie Hall
1977, USA, 93 minutes
dir. Woody Allen, starring Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Shelley Duvall, Paul Simon
Thu/Fri: 9:25; Sat: 5:35 & 9:25, Watch The Trailer!

Winner of 4 Academy Awards:
Best Actress in a Leading Role Diane Keaton, Best Director
Woody Allen, Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Woody Allen  & Marshall Brickman, and Best Picture!

Coming Soon:

4&5: Trick 'r Treat with Creepshow
7&8: Soul Power with Wattstax
10: All Night Horror Show Part II
11-13: Freebie & The Bean with Midnight Run
14&15: Robert Altman's Nashville starring Henry Gibson
16&17: recently made prints of Pietro Germi's Divorce Italian Style & Seduced and Abandoned
18 &19: Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein with Don Knotts in The Ghost & Mr. Chicken
20: Grindhouse Film Fest presents J.D.'s Revenge & Blacula
21&22: Vincent Price stars in The Abominable Dr. Phibes & Theater of Blood
23&24: Two Featuring The Music Of Ennio Morricone
28&29: Dracula (1931) & The Bride Of Frankenstein
30: Fade to Black / Once Bitten / Teen Wolf triple feature!
31: Night of the Demons / Demons / Demons 2 triple feature!

Schedule subject to change

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