The New Beverly Returns December 1st

Ralph Meeker’s Birthday

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November 2018

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Fun Stuff

Enjoy these film-related birthdays, anniversaries and trivia during our closure for upgrades.

Jamie Lee Curtis’ Birthday

Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) – actress, scream queen, and star of Halloween (1978), The Fog...

Boris Karloff’s Birthday

Boris Karloff (November 23, 1887 – February 2, 1969) – the horror icon is best known for his...

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KODAK Reel Film
One of the Best Independent Movie Theaters in L.A.
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A beloved venue for classic films.
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Best Indie Movie Theater (2015)
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Kiddee Matinees

Tickets: $6 Free bag of popcorn for patrons ages 12 and under

Batman Returns

Celebrate a “Gotham Christmas” as Tim Burton’s massively entertaining follow-up to his groundbreaking...

Batman Returns

Celebrate a “Gotham Christmas” as Tim Burton’s massively entertaining follow-up to his groundbreaking...

Midnight Shows

Tickets: $10 No discounts or passes

Dazed and Confused (25th Anniversary)

Perhaps the greatest hang out movie of all time, Dazed & Confused was a breakthrough hit for director...

Reservoir Dogs

Seven total strangers team up for the perfect crime. They don’t know each other’s name. But they&...

New Beverly Cinema

About New Beverly Cinema

The New Beverly Cinema is a historic movie theater located in Los Angeles, California. Housed in a building which dates to the 1920s, it is one of the oldest revival houses in the region.

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Glossary of Terms

A handy guide to key cinema terms.

35mm & 16mm

The most common sizes of film stock used to shoot, print, and present movies. 35mm is preferred for commercial film and TV shoots, with multiple stocks for select shooting conditions. 16mm is more often used for lower-budget projects, commercial and industrial shoots, and previously as a “home movie” format.

4-Track Mag

A now-dormant process which allowed for multi-channel sound reproduction in theatres using magnetic striping attached to the film print. Often vulnerable to erasure and damage due to demagnetizing and detachment through aging, requiring strict storage and handling conditions. Supplanted by Dolby Stereo, an optical process requiring less delicacy and upkeep.

Aspect Ratio

This indicates the dimension of the projected image, usually measured by comparing the width to the height. For example, 1.85:1, commonly called “flat”, means the picture is 1.85 times as wide to every increment of 1 it is high, and 2.35:1, or “scope”, means the picture will be even wider.