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Inglourious Basterds

Gorgeous 35mm print from Quentin Tarantino's personal archive!

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September 2016

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

The Reincarnation of Peter Proud

Not-on-DVD Rarity! Suppose you knew who you had been in your previous life. Where you had lived… whom...

Happy Birthday to Me

You’ll never look at garden shears and shish kebab spears the same way again! Students at Crawford Academy...

Flash Gordon: Rocket Ship

The popular 13 chapter Flash Gordon serial condensed to an action-packed & chaotically charming sci-fi...

Flesh Gordon (Director Howard Ziehm In Person)

Just Added: Director Howard Ziehm will join us, schedule permitting, to introduce his film on Sunday, October...

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A beloved venue for classic films.
Cinema Treasures

Kiddee Matinees

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

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Join us on a fantastic adventure to an unseen world! Discover gargantuan prehistoric creatures, subterranean...

Mad Monster Party

Where can you find Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Werewolf, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the Hunchback and...

Midnight Shows

Tickets: $8 No discounts or passes

From Dusk Till Dawn

George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino star as brothers on the lam from the law, hightailing it to Mexico with a...

Alien: The Director’s Cut

Ridley Scott’s Oscar-winning outer space chiller is a ruthlessly efficient Jaws-in-space scarefest that...

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.