The films of mine that I am most a fan of that I have made over the years deal with people in claustrophobic situations, like THE BIRTHDAY PARTY; it’s my favourite, and it all takes place basically in one room. About one third of THE EXORCIST takes place in one room. The Tracy Letts films that I […]Read more "Pick for 6.15.12 – “Killer Joe”"
A stray dog becomes a mad dog. -Det. Sato LACMA Presents STRAY DOG Rating: Unrated | Runtime: 122 Minutes | Year: 1949 | Trailer: Stray (Clip) Saturday, May 12th, 2012 | 7:30 PM Los Angeles County Museum of Arts 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Parking Tips: $10 Pritzker Parking Garage (Sixth St. just East of Fairfax). After 7:00 […]Read more "Pick for 5.12.12 – “Stray Dog”"
I know that I seem to be drawn to sad characters, the forlorn reject. Something about being on the outside. The outcast. But I also am intrigued by the super confident fool. He too is a reject. I’m not really interested in what’s accepted by people. I like the things, places and characters that have […]Read more "Pick for 5.3.12 – Female Surrealist Cinema: Animation"
To me, what makes it work is that you become part of this experience. You’re aware of when you started looking at it, and you know how much time you’ve spent there – so you have to make choices. You might have an appointment in half an hour – maybe you can stay another ten […]Read more "Pick for 3.24.12 – Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” – 24-Hour Screening"
Where-ever there’s smoke, there must be… somebody smoking. -Van Buren LACMA Presents ARTISTS AND MODELS & EASY LIVING Ratings: Unrated (Both Films) | Runtimes: 109 & 88 Minutes | Years: 1955 & 1937 | Trailers: Artists / Easy (No Trailer) Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 | 7:30 & 9:30 PM Los Angeles County Museum of Arts 5905 Wilshire Blvd. […]Read more "Pick for 3.22.12 – “Artists and Models” & “Easy Living”"
They say all native Californians come from Iowa. -Walter Neff LACMA Presents DOUBLE INDEMNITY Rating: Unrated | Runtime: 107 Minutes | Year: 1944 | Trailer: Double Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 | 1:00 PM Los Angeles County Museum of Arts 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Parking Tips: $10 Pritzker Parking Garage (Sixth St. just East of […]Read more "Pick for 3.13.12 – “Double Indemnity”"
All I did was I parked the car on a nice lonely road, I looked at her, and I said fuck or fight. -Timothy Fenwick Jr. LACMA Presents DINER Rating: R | Runtime: 110 Minutes | Year: 1982 | Trailer: Diner Thursday, December 1st, 2011 | 7:30 PM Gavin O’Connor and Paul Feig in Person! Los […]Read more "Pick for 12/1/11 – “Diner”"
Other writers, producers, and directors of low-budget films would often put down the film they were making, saying it was just something to make money with. I never felt that. If I took the assignment, I’d give it my best shot. -Roger Corman LACMA Presents CORMAN’S WORLD: EXPLOITS OF A HOLLYWOOD REBEL Rating: R | Runtime: 95 […]Read more "Pick for 11/10/11 – “Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel”"