This Week At The New Beverly: Horror Classics, Astaire & Rogers, Lynn Redgrave, Bring It On & More!

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This Week At The New Beverly

Our full July schedule is now available online:

Friday & Saturday, July 16 & 17

Two Classic Haunted House Tales

The Uninvited
Not Available On DVD - New 35mm Print!
1944, USA, 99 minutes
dir. Lewis Allen, starring Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp
Fri: 7:30; Sat: 3:15 & 7:30, Watch The Trailer!

Nominated for the Best Black & White Cinematography Academy Award

#3 on Martin Scorsese's 11 Scariest Horror Films Of All Time!

#6 on TCM's list of most requested classic movies not currently available on DVD.

The Uninvited is highly recommended, whether one is a ghost flick fan or not. - Craig Butler, All Movie Guide

- plus on the same bill -

The Haunting
1963, USA / UK, 112 minutes
dir. Robert Wise, starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, Fay Compton
Fri: 9:30; Sat: 5:15 & 9:30, Watch The Trailer!

#1 on Martin Scorsese's 11 Scariest Horror Films Of All Time!

A dark brooding atmosphere, disturbing psychological insights and a handful of suddenly executed surprises make this old horror as fresh and vital as the day it was made. - Film 4

What makes the film so effective is not so much the slightly sinister characterisation of the generally neurotic group, but the fact that Wise makes the house itself the central character, a beautifully designed and highly atmospheric entity.- Derek Adams, Time Out

Friday, July 16

Pulp Fiction
1994, USA, 154 minutes
written & directed by Quentin Tarantino
starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Eric Stoltz, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Uma Thurman
11:59pm, All Tickets $7, Watch The Trailer!

Nominated for 7 Academy Awards including Best Director & Picture. Winner of the Best Original Screenplay Oscar!

Like "Citizen Kane," Pulp Fiction is constructed in such a nonlinear way that you could see it a dozen times and not be able to remember what comes next. - Roger Ebert

The first masterwork of the post-modern pop culture generation... gets better with every viewing, and like good rock n' roll, needs to be played loud! - Brad Laidman, Film Threat

Saturday, July 17

Ain't It Cool News & New Beverly Midnights present

Screenwriter Jessica Bendinger and actors Cody McMains, Nicole Bilderback & Clare Kramer will appear IN PERSON, schedule permitting, to discuss the film!

Bring It On
2000, USA, 98 minutes - 10th Anniversary!
dir. Peyton Reed, starring Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford, Gabrielle Union, Clare Kramer, Nicole Bilderback
11:59pm, All Tickets $7, Watch The Trailer!

The Citizen Kane of cheerleader movies. - Roger Ebert

That rare teen-skewing film that manages to please its audience (basically by not being boring), while smuggling in clever, subversive elements for older men desperate to justify their ninety-minute leer. - Jeremy Smith, Ain't It Cool News

Sunday, Monday & Tuesday, July 18, 19 & 20

Two with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers!

Top Hat
1935, USA, 101 minutes
dir. Mark Sandrich, starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Erik Rhodes, Eric Blore, Helen Broderick
Sun: 3:35 & 7:30; Mon/Tue: 7:30, Watch The Trailer!

Nominated for 4 Academy Awards including Best Picture!

Because we are human, because we are bound by gravity and the limitations of our bodies, because we live in a world where the news is often bad and the prospects disturbing, there is a need for another world somewhere, a world where Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers live. - Roger Ebert

Finally, thanks more to Fred Astaire than any other single influence, the character of musicomedy in the cinema has now completely changed. - Time Magazine

- plus on the same bill -

Swing Time
1936, USA, 103 minutes
dir. George Stevens, starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness
Sun: 5:25 & 9:30; Mon/Tue: 9:30, Watch The Trailer!

Academy Award winner for Best Original Song "The Way You Look Tonight"

It's smart, modern, and impressive in every respect. - Variety

Of all of the places the movies have created, one of the most magical and enduring is the universe of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. - Roger Ebert

Wednesday & Thursday, July 21 & 22

Lynn Redgrave tribute

Georgy Girl
1966, UK, 99 minutes
dir. Silvio Narizzano, starring Lynn Redgrave, James Mason, Alan Bates, Charlotte Rampling, Bill Owen, Clare Kelly

Nominated for 4 Academy Awards including Best Actress Lynn Redgrave

Golden Globe winner Best Motion Picture Actress Musical / Comedy Lynn Redgrave

A natural for Lynn Redgrave's talents, and she frequently overwhelms her costars by sheer force of personality. - Variety

One of the more enjoyable romps of the 1960s... and remains a winning portrait of an era and its shifting mentalities.
- Rebecca Flint Marx, All Movie Guide

- plus on the same bill -

The National Health
1973, UK, 95 minutes - Not Available On DVD
dir. Jack Gold, starring Lynn Redgrave, Colin Blakely, Eleanor Bron, Donald Sinden, Jim Dale, Bob Hoskins


Advance tickets may be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets by clicking HERE. Advance tickets are not sold at the box office.

Currently, only general admission tickets may be purchased via this link. Discounted student, senior, etc. tickets may not be purchased in advance at this time. As always, any available tickets will also be sold at the theater box office the day of the event. Purchasing advance tickets is generally unnecessary for most shows, as the only programs that ever come close to selling out are special event shows with special guests, etc. Plenty of tickets are available at the door for nearly all of our programs.

Coming Soon:

23 & 24: Sturges' Christmas in July & Hail the Conquering Hero
24: Dennis Hopper in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
25&26, 28&29: Lost Skeleton Returns Again & Dark & Stormy Night
30 & 31: Polanski's The Ghost Writer & Knife In The Water
31: Modern Girls w/ Special Guests In Person

1-3: Fellini Satyricon & Fellini's Roma
8 & 9: Walt & El Grupo & The Three Caballeros
15 & 16: Mean Streets & Goodfellas

Schedule subject to change

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