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

GRIT AND WHIMSY V: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA
Screening + Belgian Beer Reception!
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 • 7:30pm

Drawing inspiration from classic giallos, this dreamlike mystery from Belgium drips with style as well as blood. A man returns from a trip to discover his wife has vanished from their Brussels apartment. As the police scratch their heads, he questions some strange fellow tenants – who only lead him further down the rabbit hole...


A CENTENNIAL SALUTE TO ALEC GUINNESS
Double Feature!
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 • 7:30pm

Alec Guinness is a vacuum cleaner salesman in pre-Castro Cuba who's offered the opportunity to spy for his country in Carol Reed's OUR MAN IN HAVANA. It's paired with Ronald Neame's post-WWII psychological drama TUNES OF GLORY.


ELI WALLACH: THE QUINTESSENTIAL CHAMELEON
Fri, Aug 22, 2014 • 7:30pm

Steve McQueen makes his first star turn alongside Yul Brynner, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter and Horst Buchholz as gunmen hired to safeguard a Mexican farm village from marauding bandit chieftain Eli Wallach.


DESPERADO WITH A CAMERA: THE CINEMA OF ROBERT RODRIGUEZ
Family Matinee!
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 • 3:00pm

A brother and sister duo have no idea that their parents are retired international spies until mom (Carla Gugino) and dad (Antonio Banderas) are kidnapped. Robert Rodriguez's delightful family adventure was a worldwide hit, launching several sequels.


ELI WALLACH: THE QUINTESSENTIAL CHAMELEON
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 • 7:30pm

Sergio Leone’s surreal masterpiece of the American West during the last days of the Civil War follows a trio of equally violent and unrepentant gunslingers (Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef) who engage in a jaw-dropping series of double and triple crosses to get their hands on a fortune in stolen Confederate gold.


ELI WALLACH: THE QUINTESSENTIAL CHAMELEON
Double Feature!
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 • 7:30pm

See Eli Wallach's remarkable film debut in Elia Kazan’s controversial film BABY DOLL (from Tennessee Williams’ first original screenplay, based on his play), followed by his performance in 1961 Western THE MISFITS, costarring Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift.