Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

REMEMBERING MIKE NICHOLS
Double Feature! Actors Richard Benjamin & Paula Prentiss In Person!
Fri, Jan 16, 2015 • 7:30pm

Mike Nichols’ first Best Director Oscar came with his second film, THE GRADUATE, whose Simon & Garfunkel score and breakout performance by Dustin Hoffman helped make it a cultural touchstone. It's paired with another film directed by Nichols and scripted by Buck Henry, the WWII-set CATCH-22.


REMEMBERING MIKE NICHOLS
Double Feature!
Sat, Jan 17, 2015 • 7:30pm

Underrated gem THE FORTUNE - a favorite of Joel and Ethan Coen - stars Warren Beatty and Jack Nicholson as hapless 1920s con men and celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. It's followed by Nichols’ sure-handed romantic comedy WORKING GIRL, a Cinderella story for the 1980s starring Melanie Griffith as a secretary with big ideas, Sigourney Weaver as the boss who steals them and Harrison Ford as the man both have eyes for.


REMEMBERING MIKE NICHOLS
Meryl Streep/Mike Nichols Double Feature!
Sun, Jan 18, 2015 • 7:30pm

A double feature of Mike Nichols films starring Meryl Streep includes a 25th anniversary screening of POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, adapted by Carrie Fisher from her semi-autobiographical bestseller, and SILKWOOD, based on the life of an Oklahoma nuclear plant worker who blew the whistle on its dangerous practices.


Tim Robbins In Person!
Tue, Jan 20, 2015 • 7:30pm

Tim Robbins stops by the theatre with the 1999 film he wrote and directed, based on the still-relevant true story of the struggle to produce an Orson Welles theatrical production in 1930s New York City. With an all-star cast including Emily Watson, Susan Sarandon, Vanessa Redgrave, Bill Murray, John Cusack and many more.


GRIT AND WHIMSY VI: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA
Wed, Jan 21, 2015 • 7:30pm

The Hollywood Reporter calls this Belgian soccer flick “a darkly comic post-colonial satire with real heart.” A Belgian beer reception follows the screening.


3-D! Newly Restored DCP! Actor Michael Cole In Person!
Thu, Jan 22, 2015 • 7:30pm

Writer-director Arch Oboler devised this “Twilight Zone”-esque sci-fi spine-tingler to showcase “Space-Vision,” which produced a widescreen 3-D image from a single strip of film. 3-D Historian Robert Furmanek introduces this new restoration, followed by a Q&A with actor Michael Cole.