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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 8/14/2020

Pink’s is Open for Business Pink’s Hot Dogs will begin serving the hungry in Hollywood again. Eater Los Angeles reported that the venerable stand, which has been closed since March 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, announced via social media … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Out of the Past

“Jaws” (1975, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment) The unlikely trio of police chief Roy Scheider, shaggy oceanographer Richard Dreyfuss and grizzled shark hunter Robert Shaw are tasked with dispatching the 25-foot Great White preying on summer crowds on an East Coast … Continue reading

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LA Phil Explores Weimar Germany in February

The Weimar Republic took power following the First World War in Germany in 1918 and held until the ascendance of Nazism and the beginning of the slide toward the Second in 1933. While the Republic as a political entity can … Continue reading

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The Art Directors Guild Screens “Robin Hood” in Honor of Carl Jules Weyl

The Art Directors Guild Film Society and American Cinematheque presents a June 28th screening of the 1938 classic “The Adventures of Robin Hood” at Santa Monica’s Aero Theatre, to celebrate Academy Award-winning production designer Carl Jules Weyl. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia De … Continue reading

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The Annual 2015 Screening Series “Confessions of a Production Designer” At the Egyptian and Aero Theatres

The “Confessions of a Production Designer” co-hosted series by the Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque comes about once a year and offers a great opportunity for film buffs and lovers of the “Mise-en-scène” to dig deep into … Continue reading

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Yakuza-Palooza at the Egyptian Theatre

The American Cinematheque presents Yakuza-Palooza at The Egyptian Theatre on June 27 and 28, two nights of Japanese crime films, including Pale Flower, Massacre Gun and Killers on Parade. The event is hosted by Chris Desjardins, or Chris D., former band leader … Continue reading

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