Legendary writer-director-producer Ralph Bakshi appears in person for a spotlight on his groundbreaking animation, beginning with this double feature of 1973's HEAVY TRAFFIC, a highly personalized view of urban America, and 1981's musical cruise through rock’ n’ roll history AMERICAN POP. Mr. Bakshi will also present a clip from his new film, and his art will be sold in the lobby.
ROGUE ANIMATOR: AN IN-PERSON TRIBUTE TO RALPH BAKSHI
Ralph Bakshi returns for a second night at the Aero, this time with his bold, hallucinogenic interpretation of hobbits and the journey they undertake to save Middle-earth in THE LORD OF THE RINGS and post-apocalyptic vision WIZARDS.
Our "movie crime dynasties" series concludes with the latest epic examination of a family on the wrong side of the law: writer-director Anurag Kashyap’s GANGS OF WASSEYPUR. Hardly your typical Bollywood film, this landmark of contemporary Indian cinema is both history lesson and riveting entertainment, with the Khans joining the Corleones among cinema’s great crime dynasties.
A series celebrating the centennial of Mexican-born actor Anthony Quinn begins tonight with a double feature of Federico Fellini's LA STRADA and Vincente Minnelli's Van Gogh biopic LUST FOR LIFE, for which Quinn won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
This sweeping epic of Arab infighting and British colonialism won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture. Anthony Quinn is part of an amazing cast that also includes Peter O’Toole (in his first feature), Omar Sharif (in his first major English-speaking role as Sherif Ali), Jack Hawkins, Claude Rains and Alec Guinness.