DUEL offers nerve-wracking suspense and superb action in the best MAD MAX vein from 25-year-old gunslinger Steven Spielberg. It's paired with THE CAR, a wildly deranged shocker about a mysterious black car given to mowing down anyone in its path!
Was there ever a more dangerous driver than James Bond? The car stunts in DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER and THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN still keep viewers on the edge of their seats, which is reason enough to revisit these flicks on the big screen!
Marvin Paige Legacy Screening! George Chakiris In Person! 70mm Print!
In honor of his birthday, we remember legendary casting director Marvin Paige with a classic film favorite. Join us at 5 PM for a pre-screening reception courtesy of Midcentury Productions in the lobby. Hosted by actor George Chakiris, with an introduction by film historian Foster Hirsch at 6PM. WEST SIDE STORY starts at 6:30 PM.
HIT THE GAS! THE GOLDEN AGE OF CAR CHASES
Barry Newman Double Feature! Actor Paul Koslo In Person!
Arguably the greatest American crime film ever made (with the greatest car chase!), William Friedkin's THE FRENCH CONNECTION screens on a double bill with Walter Hill's '70s noir THE DRIVER, an homage to Jean-Pierre Melville and the Euro crime film.
Charlie Chaplin’s THE GOLD RUSH turns 90 this year, and after a matinee screening of the silent masterpiece, you can follow the Tramp’s example and "pan for gold" in the courtyard or engage in a snowball fight!