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August 2017

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All Shows Presented in Glorious 35mm (unless noted in 16mm)


A taut De Palma-esque psychological thriller, Wicked exposes the dark dysfunctional underbelly of an outwardly...

Niagara, Niagara

A dark, eccentric and soulful road romance, Niagara, Niagara is uplifted by stellar performances from Robin...

Wicked (Director In Person!)

Just added: Director Michael Steinberg will join us IN PERSON, schedule permitting, to discuss! A taut De...

Niagara, Niagara

A dark, eccentric and soulful road romance, Niagara, Niagara is uplifted by stellar performances from Robin...

Best Indie Movie Theater (2015)
L.A. Weekly
One of the Best Independent Movie Theaters in L.A.
CBS Los Angeles
A beloved venue for classic films.
Cinema Treasures

Kiddee Matinees

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

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

In his blockbuster sequel to Jurassic Park, director Steven Spielberg adds more dinosaurs, more action, more...

Muppets From Space

We kick off a month of Muppet mania with a madcap adventure that’s hilariously out of this world! When word...

Midnight Shows

Tickets: $8 No discounts or passes

Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino’s hit western stars Jamie Foxx as Django Unchained, a slave freed by bounty hunter Dr....

They Live (Sold Out!)

Ticket Update: this event is now SOLD OUT. Unlike other New Bev shows, we will not be holding aside a batch of...

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.