Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 - Fri, Dec 5, 2014
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Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski In Person!

HOLY FOOLS: THE ANTI-BIOPICS OF SCOTT & LARRY

Los Angeles native Scott Alexander met Indiana transplant Larry Karaszewski at USC, where they attended the School of Cinematic Arts in the 1980s. The newly-minted screenwriting team scored a big hit a few years later with PROBLEM CHILD. And though the pair have seen further success in the family comedy as well as horror genres, they’ve carved out their most notable niche in screen biographies.

With ED WOOD, Alexander and Karaszewski immortalized the man some consider the worst filmmaker of all time, working with director Tim Burton and star Johnny Depp to turn Wood’s story into a love letter to low-budget movies. THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT takes on an equally maligned but much more successful central character in the millionaire pornographer; the script earned its writers a Golden Globe award. Alexander and Karaszewski reteamed with THE PEOPLE director Miloš Forman for MAN ON THE MOON, an appropriately offbeat look at comedian Andy Kaufman, and served as producers on AUTO FOCUS, a look at the seamier side of “Hogan’s Heroes” TV star Bob Crane.

The fringes of American popular culture have provided Alexander and Karaszewski with some of their most fascinating subjects, and that’s also the case with their latest film, BIG EYES. With Tim Burton back at the helm, this portrait of painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) opens a window to a strange but wonderful soul.

Series compiled by Grant Moninger and Gwen Deglise. Program notes by John Hagelston.

We are thrilled to welcome Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski to the Aero Theatre!
Aero TheatreWed, Dec 3, 2014 - Fri, Dec 5, 2014
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Films in this Series at the Aero

At Capacity: Advance Member Screening! Screenwriters Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski In Person!
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 - 7:30pm
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Screenwriter Larry Karaszewski In Person!
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 - 7:30pm
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Screenwriter Scott Alexander In Person!
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 - 7:30pm
Aero Theatre