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December 2019

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Upcoming Shows

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

Carol (Ed Lachman In Person)(Sold Out)

Award-winning cinematographer Ed Lachman will join us IN PERSON, schedule permitting, to discuss! This show is...

Far From Heaven

Set the in the picturesque 1950’s Connecticut suburbs, Todd Haynes’ Far From Heaven earnestly channels...

The Thin Man

William Powell and Myrna Loy star as Nick and Nora Charles in director W.S. Van Dyke’s big screen...

Cinema of the Year (2018)
KODAK Film Awards
#1 Film Venue of 2017
KODAK Reel Film
One of the Best Independent Movie Theaters in L.A.
CBS Los Angeles
A beloved venue for classic films.
Cinema Treasures
Best Indie Movie Theater (2015)
L.A. Weekly

Kiddee Matinees

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

A Christmas Story

Based on the writings of author Jean Shepherd, Bob Clark’s beloved family favorite A Christmas Story...

A Christmas Story

Based on the writings of author Jean Shepherd, Bob Clark’s beloved family favorite A Christmas Story...

Midnight Shows

Tickets: $15 No discounts or passes

Reservoir Dogs

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

Don’t Open Till Christmas

Sure, you’ve seen the holiday horror films with the killer dressed in Santa’s red suit and cap, now...

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.