Knott's Berry Farm historian and author, J. Eric Lynxwiler, will give a talk on Knott's Berry Farm's journey from berry farm to theme park followed by a one hour clip reel of footage from the park the decades. Followed by a booksigning and Mrs. Knott's famous pies!
WORLDS BUILT TO ORDER: ART DIRECTORS GUILD FILM SOCIETY SERIES 2014
A new installment of our series with the Art Directors Guild Film Society features episodes of the 1960s spy series "The Prisoner," followed by a discussion on production design through the '60s with designers Nathan Crowley (the DARK KNIGHT trilogy) and Alex McDowell (MAN OF STEEL), Arnold Schwartzman, O.B.E. (Oscar-winning Director and Graphic Designer), and production designer John Muto.
The Modern School of Film’s FILM: MASTERS Series
Double Feature! Perry Farrell & Director Gus Van Sant In Person!
Hosted by Modern Film School founder Robert Milazzo, The Modern School of Film’s FILM: MASTERS series debuts at the Egyptian with a pair of 25th anniversary screenings. The 25th anniversary of the band Jane's Addiction is celebrated with an in person appearance by the band's Perry Farrell who will present the 1993 cult favorite he directed, GIFT. GIFT is on a double bill with his favorite film pick, DRUGSTORE COWBOY (also celebrating its 25th anniversary). DRUGSTORE COWBOY director Gus Van Sant will join us as well.
The new series Humans From Earth launches with SLITHER, the aptly titled horror-comedy from writer-director James Gunn (whose GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is one of this summer’s most anticipated sci-fi adventures)!
In the first of countless kaiju (“strange creature”) films from Japan, a nuclear explosion rouses a reptilian monster from the depths of the ocean; as Godzilla crushes Tokyo underfoot, the only weapon that could stop him may be too powerful to use. This seminal sci-fi film was later recut with new scenes starring Raymond Burr and released as GODZILLA, KING OF THE MONSTERS! in America.