May 13, 2011
SOMERVILLE, MA — CHARLIE CHAPLIN WEEKEND —– May 13-14-15!
The historic Somerville Theatre is hosting three of Charlie Chaplin’s films this upcoming weekend, all in the classic setting of the theater’s main auditorium. This is a rare opportunity for Boston area classic film fans to experience Chaplin as he was intended to be seen.
All features on the BIG screen —– in glorious 35mm, with all proper formats and aspect ratios!
Admisson for each screening: Adults: $10, Seniors 62+ & Children 12 and under: $7
CITY LIGHTS (1931)
Friday May 13 at 8pm,
Saturday May 14 at 4:30pm,
Sunday May 15 at 2pm
May 3, 2011
ST. LOUIS, MO — The one hundredth anniversary of the birth of actor and St. Louis native Vincent Price will be celebrated by a special event called Vincentennial, sponsored by Cinema Saint Louis and other presenting partners. Running from May 19-28, the event will feature showings of nearly twenty of Price’s films from his long film career, lectures and talks from film experts, exhibits of related film memorabilia, and a special tribute to Roger Corman, and an appearance by Victoria Price, author of a biography of her famous father.
A copy of the festival brochure can be viewed here.
April 28, 2011
VANDERGRIFT, PA — What is DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA?
Now in our 5th Annual Year! The ultimate trip back in time to the grand old days of drive-in cinema is back! DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA is two nights of classic horror and science fiction 35mm prints (including some new prints, and several in Technicolor and Scope) presented at an authentic, hospitable drive-in movie theater. There will be two big shows on two consecutive nights which will start at dusk and go on until really late into the night! This is the fifth year in a row that we are hosting such an event, so we encourage all East Coast (or wherever you are!) drive-in movie fanatics to attend and experience something you’ll never forget! What could be better than a weekend getaway topped off with two nights of classic monster movies on the big outdoor screen?
We realize that everything is so expensive these days, but admission is (still) only $10 a person each night! Plus, children 12 and under are free with parent or adult guardian (parental guidance is of course suggested, but this is in case you want to put the little tykes to sleep in the backseat instead of hiring a babysitter). How can you beat that? The Riverside’s concession stand is loaded with reasonably priced goodies that patrons continue to rave about, including hot foods, hot and cold drinks, candy, popcorn and much, much more! Their concession stand always gets compliments, and it’s one of the things that keeps fans of this event wanting to come back for more.
April 21, 2011
NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Join us for the 12th annual Newport Beach Film Festival. Choose from over 400 films at this year’s event running from April 28th to May 5th, 2011!
Visit the official website and click on Buy Tickets!
April 12, 2011
DALLAS, TX — April 21st, 2011, will be the 80th Anniversary of the grand opening of the Texas Theatre!
To celebrate the theatre will be running the same program they ran that night. The presentation will be on 16mm film courtesy of Jim Reid. Put on your tux or your pajamas and pretend it’s 1931 and you’re hanging with ol' Howard Hughes.
a. movietone news reel
b. B&W cartoons
d. the feature “Parlor- Bedroom & Bath” featuring the great lover Buster Keaton
April 11, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The April 2011 Calendar of Events at San Francisco’s fabulous Castro Theatre & Turner Classic Movies “Road to Hollywood” tour, have booked venerable screen actress Shirley Jones and TCM host Ben Mankiewicz to host a one-time screening of “Elmer Gantry”, also starring Burt Lancaster.
For free tickets, log on to www.tcm.com/roadtohollywood
Show time is 7:30pm on Wednesday April 20… Enjoy!
April 8, 2011
JERSEY CITY, NJ —
1 “Matrix” + 2 “Things"
= Sci-Fi on the Big Screen
A Not-For-Profit Arts Center in a Landmark Movie Palace
Includes A Special Make/Remake Presentation!
All Titles Screened in 35mm.
Friday, April 29 8PM
The Matrix Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving. Directed by the Wachowski Brothers. 1999, 136mins., Color
April 1, 2011
RED BANK, NJ — The Count Basie Theatre will be holding its annual Free Film Series started on Wednesday, March 30. The Free Film Series is presented by Friends of film, The Film Foundation and The Count Basie Theatre Foundation. Tickets are free, but must be obtained through the Count Basie Theatre Box Office. The following is a schedule of the upcoming films:
Friday, April 1 at 7:00 PM Fantasia 1940
Disney’s animated classic Fantasy
Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 PM The Black Stallion 1979
Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr
Director: Carroll Ballard Adventure
Sunday, April 3 at 7:00 PM Chicago 2002 Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere
Director: Rob Marshall Comedy/Musical
March 18, 2011
BROOKLYN, NY — Free and open to the public, Long Island University is hosting a day long course and conference at the old Brooklyn Paramount on Friday, April 15, 2011 from 9 AM to 5 PM.
There will be panels in the morning with talks about the theater and its history along with entertainment in the afternoon. For the Rock & Roll shows that were there, Sammy Sax and the MD’s with singers Leslie Anderson (Lead singer of Cleveland Still and The Dubs) and Prentiss McNeill (Former member of The Drifters). Also several Jazz groups are scheduled to appear.
See all the info at the Brooklyn Paramount page linked to above.
March 15, 2011
LOS ANGELES, CA — The Last Remaining Seats, a highly successful yearly event presenting classic motion pictures and live entertainment in several of Los Angeles' historic Broadway movie palaces will celebrate its 25th year May 25 – June 29 on Wednesdays at 8 PM.
Along with those, there will also be two special bonus screenings on Sunday June 26 at the Palace Theatre. Conservancy members recently voted on which film would be shown that day from a list of past films in the series. They chose “Sunset Boulevard” and Nancy Olson(Betty Schaefer in the film) will be there at one of the screenings. To top it all off, June 26th will be the 100th Anniversary, to the day, of the Palace.
For tickets, schedules and other information please see the Los Angeles Conservancy’s website. Tickets go on sale to members on March 20 and on April 13 to the general public. Don’t delay. Each night typically sells out in advance, sometimes just to members.