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August 2022

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Upcoming Shows

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

The Thing

While our allotment of advance tickets has sold out online, some additional tickets will be available to...

Body Snatchers

Imagine… you’re gone and someone else is living inside your body. Abel Ferrara’s dread-laced...

American Badass: A Michael Madsen Retrospective (Michael Madsen In Person)

While our allotment of advance tickets has sold out online, some additional tickets will be available to...

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: $10 Free bag of popcorn for patrons ages 12 and under

Cartoon Club

Calling all animation aficionados! Join us for a celebration of the art and history of one of our favorite...

Sleeping Beauty (IB Tech Print)

Disney’s spellbinding classic shines bright in stunning scope I.B. Technicolor 35mm! Spurned by the royal...

Midnight Shows

Tickets: $10 No discounts or passes

Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning

Fresh off helming the sleazy grindhouse classic Savage Streets, director Danny Steinmann drives the Friday the...

Inglourious Basterds

Once upon a time in Nazi occupied France… You haven’t seen war until you’ve seen it through the eyes 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.