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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Cinematic Void 2019
Double Feature! Director Dwight H. Little In Person!
Thu, Jun 20, 2019 • 7:30pm

Cinematic Void Double Feature! In 1970s-rock version PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE, a disfigured composer tries to settle the score with an unscrupulous record producer (Paul Williams). The 1989 version of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA stars NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET’s Robert Englund as the titular villain. Introduction to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by director Dwight H. Little.


TYING THE COEN BROTHERS TOGETHER
Double Feature! Author Adam Nayman In Person!
Fri, Jun 21, 2019 • 7:30pm

Coen Brothers Double Feature! In NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, Josh Brolin finds a pickup truck surrounded by a sentry of dead men with a load of heroin and two million dollars in cash still in the back. In BLOOD SIMPLE, Texas bar owner Dan Hedaya hires corrupt detective M. Emmet Walsh to kill unfaithful wife Frances McDormand and her lover.


TYING THE COEN BROTHERS TOGETHER
Double Feature! Author Adam Nayman In Person!
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 • 7:30pm

Coen Brothers Double Feature! In cult classic THE BIG LEBOWSKI, Jeff Bridges is mistaken for an uptight multimillionaire with the same last name. In THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE, small-town barber Billy Bob Thornton concocts a blackmail scheme when he learns of his wife’s (Frances McDormand) infidelity. Discussion between films with authors Adam Nayman and Peter Labuza.


TYING THE COEN BROTHERS TOGETHER
Double Feature! Actor Fred Melamed In Person!
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 • 7:30pm

Coen Brothers Double Feature! FARGO stars Oscar winner Frances McDormand as a policewoman tracking the kidnappers of a used car salesman’s wife in North Dakota’s snow-covered wasteland. In A SERIOUS MAN, Michael Stuhlbarg stars as a Jewish physics professor who can't catch a break.


Stone, Kilmer & Krieger In Person!
Thu, Jun 27, 2019 • 7:30pm

New 4K Restoration! Capturing the hedonistic chaos of the late ’60s, THE DOORS: THE FINAL CUT follows the life and times of the Los Angeles band's enigmatic and magnetic front man Jim Morrison (Val Kilmer) from cradle to grave. Discussion following with director Oliver Stone, actor Val Kilmer and Doors guitarist Robby Krieger, moderated by Jim Hemphill.


In Person Guests!
Fri, Jun 28, 2019 • 7:30pm

Caught between her movie director father Ryan O'Neal and writer mother Shelley Long, Drew Barrymore tries to divorce her parents in this underrated comedic gem. Discussion following with writer-director Charles Shyer, co-writer Nancy Meyers and actors Shelley Long and Stuart Pankin.