September 26, 2023


Arts Eternal

Things to do, movies, L.A., O.C.: ‘El Mariachi,’ ‘Wizard of Oz’

Uncover a flick with our weekly curated list of typical motion pictures, cult favorites, film festivals, etc., playing at theaters and pop-ups and/or streaming on the net. Before you go, don’t forget to simply call or examine on the internet for reservation prerequisites and other COVID-19 protocols.

‘The Crow’
Brandon Lee, son of martial arts superstar Bruce Lee, plays a slain rocker who returns from over and above the grave trying to get revenge in this atmospheric 1994 motion-fantasy mashup directed by Alex Proyas. Introduced in 35mm. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd., L.A. 2 p.m. Jan. 14. $10 advance buy suggested.

‘El Mariachi’
A guitar situation entire of guns prospects to a situation of mistaken identification, which sales opportunities to mucho mayhem, in this low-funds 1992 thriller-franchise starter set in Mexico and directed by Robert Rodriguez. Carlos Gallardo stars. In Spanish with English subtitles. Introduced in 35mm. Mystery Movie Club Theatre, 1917 Bay St., 2nd floor, downtown L.A. 8 p.m. Jan. 20. $14, $16.

‘The Emigrants’
Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow participate in a married few in 19th-century Sweden dreaming of a far better everyday living in The united states in Jan Troell’s transferring 1971 historic drama. In Swedish with English subtitles. Academy Museum of Movement Pictures, David Geffen Theater, 6067 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. $5-$10.

Film Maudit 2.
This showcase for edgy, avant-garde and/or LGBTQ-themed cinema carries on with in-particular person and digital screenings. Highways General performance Area & Gallery, 1651 18th St., Santa Monica. As a result of Jan. 23. $5, $10 passes, $65. Info and schedules at

‘Malcolm X’
Denzel Washington offers a towering functionality as the unwell-fated 1960s civil rights leader in director Spike Lee’s powerful 1992 bio-drama. With Angela Bassett and Delroy Lindo. Offered in 70mm. American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14. $10, $15.

‘Miracle Mile’
Rumors of imminent nuclear annihilation place a damper on L.A. jazz musician Anthony Edwards’ budding romance with a neighborhood waitress Mare Winningham in Steve De Jarnatt’s apocalyptic 1988 cult vintage. Presented in 35mm. American Cinematheque at the Los Feliz 3, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz. 4 p.m. Jan. 15. $8, $13.

A team of Mossad brokers seeks retribution for the slaughter of 11 Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Olympic Games in Steven Spielberg’s unflinching 2005 historic thriller. With Eric Bana, Daniel Craig and Ciarán Hinds. Presented in 35mm. American Cinematheque at the Los Feliz 3, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz. 7 p.m. Jan. 18. $8, $13.

‘Play It as It Lays’
Tuesday Weld plays a troubled actress, model and single mom in director Frank Perry’s beneath-appreciated 1972 adaptation of the bestseller by the late Joan Didion. Anthony Perkins also stars. Presented in 35mm. American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. $8, $13.

Lather, rinse, repeat: Warren Beatty is a Hollywood hairdresser-females male in Hal Ashby’s biting 1975 satire. With Julie Christie and Goldie Hawn. Alamo Drafthouse, 700 W. 7th St., downtown L.A. 6:15 p.m. Jan. 14, 9 p.m. Jan. 15. $18.

‘The Audio of Music’
The hills are alive with the seem of you-know-what in this beloved 1965 musical about a novitiate-turned-governess in pre-Globe War II Austria. Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer star. Hollywood Legion Generate-In at Write-up 43, 2035 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. 6 p.m. Jan. 16. $30 for every automobile advance buy needed.

‘The Straight Story’
A senior citizen (Richard Farnsworth) in Iowa hits the highway on his driving mower in a quest to check out his estranged brother up Wisconsin way in this simple fact-based mostly and relatives pleasant 1999 drama directed by … “Blue Velvet” filmmaker David Lynch, if you can believe that it. Mind Useless Studios at the Silent Movie Theater, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. Jan. 16. $12 progress purchase required.

‘The Wizard of Oz’
The Frida Cinema launches “Classics on French Street,” a collection of absolutely free outdoor screenings, with this timeless 1939 musical fantasy starring Judy Garland and based mostly on the writings of L. Frank Baum. Calle Cuatro Plaza, 325 E. 4th St., Santa Ana. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Totally free registration demanded.