Landmark Westwood Theatre

1045 Broxton Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA 90024

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hdtv267
hdtv267 on July 1, 2020 at 5:45 pm

Thanks for clearing that up.

MSC77
MSC77 on July 1, 2020 at 1:26 pm

MrMarin and hdtv267: The theater depicted in the news report was the Coronet.

hdtv267
hdtv267 on June 27, 2020 at 2:24 pm

It might be the Bruin. The marquee looks to resemble theirs.

MrMarin
MrMarin on June 26, 2020 at 1:58 am

Is this the theater shown in the news report at the 2:41 mark of the video below?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbg2hxTWjU8

BRADE48
BRADE48 on February 10, 2020 at 10:10 pm

The Regent has been re-named The Landmark Westwood

https://www.landmarktheatres.com/los-angeles/the-landmark-westwood#

silver
silver on June 17, 2019 at 12:32 am

Interesting development: Landmark’s Regent Theatre in Westwood Village apparently will continue to exist. The articles from 2017 above said the property owners intended to close it and convert the space into restaurants.

However, Landmark tweeted this on June 12:

TheRegent will be temporarily closed from Friday, June 14 through mid-October 2019 for a brand new remodel!

twitter.com/LTLosAngeles/status/1138898749177192448

Also, in this week’s Landmark Theatres Los Angeles weekly email (June 13) was this information:

“REGENT THEATRE TEMPORARY CLOSURE: The Regent will be closed for renovations beginning June 16. The theatre will reopen this fall with a new bar, auditorium seating and other exciting upgrades. In the meantime, please visit us at The Landmark and the Nuart! See you at the movies!”

CStefanic
CStefanic on August 15, 2018 at 7:36 pm

I saw a few films there. Nightcrawler and Star Trek into Darkness among them. I like this little venue. They should do more with it – it would be a great place to show rep cinema. They took out their 35mm projectors though. Not too late to get them back!

OldSchoolBx1970
OldSchoolBx1970 on May 15, 2018 at 9:13 pm

I wonder what this movie theater was like during the 70’s and 80’s periods

BRADE48
BRADE48 on June 5, 2017 at 4:31 pm

The theatre seems to be remaining open at least through the summer. They have Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed Live at Pompeii booked for September 13.

fred1
fred1 on February 23, 2017 at 8:14 am

The theater is schedule to close http://www.lamag.com/askchris/classic-landmark-regent-theatre-westwood-closing-50-years/

silver
silver on February 23, 2017 at 12:10 am

Learned something from that lamag article link above: I had no idea Laemmle created the place out of warehouse space back in the 60’s. (Always thought of it as a Mann).

And that’s quite a long list of Westwood Village closures the Regent will get added to: Crest, Festival, Plaza, National, Mann 4, and UA Westwood…

neeb
neeb on February 22, 2017 at 10:33 pm

http://www.lamag.com/askchris/classic-landmark-regent-theatre-westwood-closing-50-years/

And its days are numbered…

rivest266
rivest266 on August 6, 2016 at 8:52 am

September 9th, 1966 grand opening ad in the photo section.

Robert L. Bradley
Robert L. Bradley on December 18, 2014 at 9:37 pm

I went there last week to see ST. VINCENT. They’re STILL not using their curtain.

BRADE48
BRADE48 on September 4, 2014 at 5:49 pm

THEATRE IS STILL OPEN per the Landmark theatres website and Facebook. They have a indie Animated film HENRY & ME opening Friday the 5th, THE ROOM this Saturday at Midnite. A new cult film FATEFUL ENDINGS Friday Sept 12 @ Midnite and One Time Showing of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Sunday afternoon the 14th. There are no listings for today they Indonesia Film Festival 3rd and 4th.

richjr37
richjr37 on September 4, 2014 at 4:44 pm

Apparently,it has as of Tuesday night. I wonder if the lease ran out and Landmark decided not renew it. In any case,another L.A. single screen gem gone.

Richie_T
Richie_T on September 4, 2014 at 2:17 pm

Is this theater closed?

Robert L. Bradley
Robert L. Bradley on November 12, 2012 at 10:19 pm

Why doesn’t the Regent use their curtain any more? For 15 minutes before the show started, I just stared at a white screen. I know they have a curtain, so why don’t they use it? It adds to the atmosphere of going to the movies.

William
William on November 29, 2011 at 9:55 pm

Robert, I was lucky to run afew of the Westwood houses, the National, Avco, Crest, Odeon (aka: Festival), Plaza and the Regent Theatre. And spent many hours with friends at the Village and Bruin Theatres.

Robert L. Bradley
Robert L. Bradley on November 29, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Thanks for the information, William. Cineplex Odeon bought most of our union theatres in Richmond, Virginia, and we had a great contract with them. They even gave us a nice bonus when they sold the theatres. When Regal took over, we got a two-year contract, then they refused to negotiate another contract. We took them to court and won a big settlement, but we didn’t return to work. That was the end of Local 370. I’m sorry to hear that the Westwood theatres no longer have projectionists, as I always enjoyed going to them because of their high-quality presentations. The Regent is the only Westwood theatre where the presentation was below par on my visits.

William
William on November 29, 2011 at 3:12 pm

You should add under the Previously Operated by Laemmle Theatres.

William
William on November 29, 2011 at 3:10 pm

@Robert L. Bradley, No Landmark Theatres does not have regular projectionists in their theatres. They use floor staff or Asst. Managers to run their booths. The days of having a projectionist in booths is long gone, even in Los Angeles. There are only a few Union Projectionist jobs left in Los Angeles. At one time there was a union projectionist in every booth in Westwood. Then the Mann Theatres signed a new contract with Projectionist Local-150, to share operators. 1)Village and Bruin Theatres 2)National and Plaza Theatres 3)Regent and Westwood Quad The Cineplex Odeon Theatre (later the Mann’s Festival) had it’s own projectionist. But in last year as a Cineplex Theatre the job was share job with the Pacific’s Crest Theatre. And when Mann Theatres took over the Odeon and renamed it the Festival. That job got added to the National and Plaza Theatres job. The GCC Avco Cinemas always had a Union operator till AMC took over. When the Avco opened it was a two man booth.

BRADE48
BRADE48 on November 29, 2011 at 2:04 pm

Landmark Regent has taken over the Midnight Showings of THE ROOM on Dec 3. It was a mainstay at the Sunset 5. I’m curious to see what Landmark starts booking in there now that the AVCO is gone.

Robert L. Bradley
Robert L. Bradley on August 23, 2011 at 6:21 pm

I saw “One Day” at the Regent at the 4:35 matinee, and it drew a pretty good crowd. I noticed that the past two times I have been to the Regent, the picture was a little out of focus? Don’t they have a projectionist, or do they share him with the Village and Bruin? I was a union projectionist in Virginia for 30 years, and I checked my focus constantly and fine-tuned it when necessary. Apparently, they just turn it on and walk away from it. If I report it, the employee looks in at the picture and says it looks okay to them.

richjr37
richjr37 on April 25, 2011 at 3:58 pm

oops,clearly,i meant theatre,not thatre.