News // CLASSIC MOVIES SCREENING IN LOS ANGELES, AUGUST 2018

Classics, new and old, are screening all-month long throughout Los Angeles.



Whether you're looking for respite from the heat of a Los Angeles summer, or are a self-described cinephile, the number of classic films screening around Los Angeles each month are a movie-lover's delight.


August sees classic comedies, fan favorite animated films, and highbrow awards contenders hit some of the city's most precious theaters. Here's a rundown of where you can catch cinema's best in the town which built the movies.


AUGUST 3rd


AIRPLANE!, 1980

Dirs. Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen

7:30p.m., Aero Theatre

Discussion following the film with directors Jim Abrahams and David Zucker.


AUGUST 4th


CHINATOWN, 1974

Dir. Roman Polanski

Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston

7:00p.m., Theatre at the Ace Hotel


AUGUST 5th


WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, 1966

Dir. Mike Nichols

Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal

7:30p.m., Aero Theatre

Discussion following the film with George Segal and Foster Hirsch.


AUGUST 7th


STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE, 1977

Dir. George Lucas

Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

8:00p.m., Hollywood Bowl

Live score performed by LA Phil.


AUGUST 11th


PRETTY WOMAN, 1990

Dir. Garry Marshall

Starring Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Jason Alexander

8:30p.m., Will Rogers State Historic Park


AUGUST 15th


GREASE, 1978

Dir. Randal Kleiser

Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

7:30p.m., Samuel Goldwyn Theatre

Q&A with Randal Kleiser, John Travolta, Didi Conn, Olivia Newton-John, and Barry Pearl. Hosted by Mario Lopez.


AUGUST 17th


APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX, 1979

Dir. Francis Ford Coppola

Starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert DuVall

7:30p.m., Egyptian Theatre


AUGUST 19th


LADY AND THE TRAMP, 1955

Dirs. Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske

Starring Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee

3:00p.m., The Wiltern


AUGUST 22nd


THE JOY LUCK CLUB, 1993

Dir. Wayne Wang

Starring Tamlyn Tomita, Ming-Na Wen, France Nuyen

7:30p.m., Samuel Goldwyn Theatre

25th Anniversary Screening with discussion after the film featuring Amy Tan, Janet Wang, and Ron Bass.


AUGUST 26th


HOLLYWOOD HOME MOVIES: TREASURES FROM THE ACADEMY FILM ARCHIVES

2:30p.m., Old Town Music Hall

A screening of intimate home movies from Golden Age stars and peeks at mid-century L.A., presented by Lynne Kirste and Randy Haberkamp.


For a look at the entire month, click here for Revival Hub's calendar.

© 2018 by Scottie Knollin.

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