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August 2016

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

The Knack… and How To Get It

Mixing styles from the silent comedy era, his own absurdist TV work with Peter Sellers through tradition...


Though not without its comic and surreal moments, director Richard Lester conjures up possibly his most...

Robin and Marian

Director Richard Lester delivers his most melancholic, romantic film, with a tone not unlike his earlier...

Butch And Sundance: The Early Years

Richard Lester helms the prequel to the original George Roy Hill film starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford,...

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Kiddee Matinees

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

Safety Last!

After delighting audiences of all ages with kiddee matinee screenings of the compilation film Harold Lloyd&...

Midnight Shows

Tickets: $8 No discounts or passes

Kill Bill: Volume 2

Beware Budd, Elle and Bill… she’s coming to kill you! You’ve seen her betrayed, you’ve...

The Wicker Man (2006)

Neil LaBute’s ill-fated remake of The Wicker Man is a hoot-and-a-half, a modern camp classic that might be...

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.