Rita Hayworth shines in the title role of this biblical epic, as the woman whose Dance of the Seven Veils bewitches King Herod (Charles Laughton). Discussion following the film with L.A. Opera Maestro James Conlon and actor Stephen Fry.
We celebrate the centennial of author Anthony Burgess with a screening of Stanley Kubrick's classic adaptation of his dystopian tale of charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge, who undergoes an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government to solve society's crime problem.
Director Mark Pellington and actress Shirley MacLaine visit the Aero Theatre with a sneak preview of THE LAST WORD, the story of a once successful businesswoman in tight control of every aspect of her life. As she reflects upon her accomplishments, she's suddenly inspired to engage a young local writer, Anne Sherman (Amanda Seyfried), to pen her life's story.
Our tribute to actress Shirley MacLaine concludes with two comedy classics: THE APARTMENT, in which Jack Lemmon climbs the corporate ladder by lending out his apartment for extramarital affairs, and BEING THERE, with Peter Sellers as an empty-headed gardener mistaken for a genius.
In one of the most iconic Westerns of all time, lawman Gary Cooper must face a gang of killers alone. Introduction by author Glenn Frankel, who will sign his book, High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic, in the lobby at 6:30 PM.
GASLIGHTING AND TORMENTING: FROM HITCH TO THE LOVE WITCH
Director Anna Biller joins us with her indie feature THE LOVE WITCH about a beautiful young witch whose desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder. Followed by Technicolor noir LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN with Gene Tierney as a gorgeous-but-devious mantrap.