Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles July 13-19, 2012

Actor Corey Feldman and his band will perform after an outdoor screening of “The Lost Boys” at Exposition Park this weekend

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles July 13-19, 2012

This week in Hollywood, there are two red carpet premieres for “Ruby Sparks” and “Step Up Revolution”; special appearances by Billy Bob Thornton, Keith Carradine, Corey Feldman, the cast members from the 1958 version of “South Pacific” and other luminaries; Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” presented in 70MM by the Academy; and so much more! – read more –

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Is “The Amazing Spider-Man” Worth Seeing? Opening Day Quotes

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone discussing their new film “The Amazing Spider-Man” at Comic-Con in San Diego

Is “The Amazing Spider-Man” Worth Seeing? Opening Day Quotes

“The Amazing Spider-Man” (2012) swung into theaters this weekend and moviegoers in Los Angeles filled the seats to see this latest incarnation of the Marvel superhero. Opinions of the movie were decidedly mixed. Here are some opening day quotes from viewers in Hollywood of the latest blockbuster Spidey movie. – read more –

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles July 6-12, 2012

The screwball comedy “Bringing Up Baby” (1938) starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant screens at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery this weekend

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles July 6-12, 2012

This week in Hollywood, director Christopher Nolan gets his hand and footprints immortalized at Grauman’s Chinese Theater; actors Lea Thompson and John Waters make special appearances; film festivals begin honoring French films, the LGBT community and 70MM Oscar-winning movies; outdoor screenings of “Twilight,” “Bringing Up Baby” and “Stagecoach” take place; and so much more! – read more –

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles June 29-July 5, 2012

Quentin Tarantino’s “From Dusk Till Dawn” (1996) starring George Clooney, Harvey Keitel, Juliette Lewis, Selma Hayek and Cheech Marin screens at the New Beverly Cinema this weekend

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles June 29-July 5, 2012

This Fourth of July week in Hollywood, movie events include appearances by National Lampoon founder Matty Simmons at a screening of “Animal House” with the actors who play Flounder and Babs, a screening of “The Wizard of Oz” introduced by music impresario Michael Feinstein, Andy Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn in person to present her favorite film “She,” a Quentin Tarantino vampire flick, and so much more!  – read more –

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles June 22-28, 2012

The classic 1924 version of “Dante’s Inferno” – meticulously preserved by the Museum of Modern Art – screens at the Getty on Sunday. Admission is free.

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles June 22-28, 2012

This week in Hollywood, stars are out for no less than four red carpet premieres: “The Amazing Spider-Man”; the bio-pic Katy Perry: Part of Me”; “Magic Mike”; and Oliver Stone’s “Savages.” Also, the L.A. Film Festival continues; classic films screen at historic venues; and so much more!

Friday, June 22

The L.A. Film Fest presents a “Dirty Dancing” Dance-along at California Plaza at 350 S. Grand at 8:00 p.m. The Latin dance troupe Contra-Tiempo will “shadow” the dancing in the film. Admission is free.

Two eerie classic films screen at the Egyptian Theatre: “Freaks” (1932) and “Carnival of Souls” (1962) at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $11.00 at 6712 Hollywood Blvd.

The Academy presents “Raising Arizona” (1987) at its new outdoor theater at 1341 Vine St. as part of its “Oscars Outdoors” series. Tickets are $5.00.

Saturday, June 23

Disney’s “Brave” (2012) screens through August 12 with a live stage show at the El Capitan at 6838 Hollywood Blvd. Tickets are $16.00-$26.00.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (1986) airs as part of The Academy’s “Oscars Outdoors” series on Vine St. and Ivar. Admission is $5.00.

Street Food Cinema presents “Avatar” (2009) at Exposition Park on the lawn outside the Coliseum at dusk. Tickets are $10.00.

Chinatown” (1974) will screen at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery at 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. at dusk. Tickets are $10.00.

A James Bond retrospective continues at the Egyptian with a Pierce Brosnan double feature of “The World is Not Enough” (1999) and “Die Another Day” (2002) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11.00.

Sunday, June 24

The red carpet premiere of “Magic Mike” takes place at LA Live at 1000 W. Olympic Blvd. at 5:00 p.m. Anyone may watch the stars arrive for free at this L.A. Film Festival event.

The classic 1924 version of “Dante’s Inferno,” meticulously preserved by the Museum of Modern Art, screens at The Getty at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free but reservations are required.

The Devil’s Night Drive In presents “Donnie Darko” (2001) under the stars at 240 W.  Broadway in downtown L.A. Tickets are $10.00.

Step back into 1950s-noir with a double-feature screening of “L.A. Confidential” (1997) and “Devil in a Blue Dress” (1995) at the New Beverly at 7165 Beverly Blvd. Admission is $8.00.

Monday, June 25

It’s the red carpet premiere of Oliver Stone’s “Savages” (2012) at the Regency Village Theatre at 961 Broxton Avenue. Anyone may watch the stars arrive for free at this L.A. Film Fest event.

Tuesday, June 26

“Katy Perry: Part of Me” will host its red carpet premiere at Grauman’s Chinese at 5:00 p.m. at 6925 Hollywood Blvd. Anyone may watch Ms. Perry and other stars arrive for free.

Wednesday, June 27

The Academy presents a new, full-length print of “The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp” (1943) at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at 8949 Wilshire at 5:00 p.m. Thelma Schoonmaker, film editor and widow of the film’s producer Michael Powell will appear. Tickets are $5.00.

Robin Hood” (1922) starring Douglas Fairbanks will screen at the historic Orpheum Theatre at 842 S. Broadway as part of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s “Last Remaining Seats” series. Film critic Leonard Maltin will introduce the film at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $16.00.

Thursday, June 28

The red carpet premiere of “The Amazing Spider-Man” (2012) takes place at the Regency Village Theatre at 5:00 p.m. Anyone may watch the stars arrive for free.

Director Mathieu Kassovitz will appear at the Egyptian to present his films “Rebellious” (2011) and “La Haine” (2011) at 7:30 p.m. A discussion with host Guillermo del Toro will take place between films. Admission is $11.00

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Great movies about bad dads for Father’s Day

Great movies about bad dads for Father’s Day

If you really want to appreciate your dad for Father’s Day, why not check out a really good movie about bad dads?

Hollywood has made tons of movies about great dads, divorced dads who hold the family together, and inspirational dads.

Here are four great movies about not so great dads portrayed by some of Hollywood finest actors.  – read more –

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Hollywood movie events in Los Angeles June 15-21, 2012

Cinespia will screen “Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke” (1978) outdoors at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery with special guests on Saturday night

Hollywood movie events in Los Angeles June 15-21, 2012

Hollywood movie events this week include three red carpet premieres, for Disney’s “Brave,” Universal’s “Ted” starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis, and “People Like Us” starring Chris Pine; special appearances by William Friedkin, Bob Mackie, and Lou Adler; the opening of The Academy’s Oscars Outdoors series; and so much more.

Friday, June 15

The red carpet premiere for “People Like Us” (2012) starring Chris Pine takes place at LA LIVE at 1000 Olympic Blvd. at 6:00 p.m. Anyone may watch the stars arrive for free.

Los Angeles Film Festival guest director William Friedkin presents his latest, “Killer Joe,” (2012) at – read more –

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Hollywood movie events in Los Angeles June 8-14, 2012

Hollywood movie events in Los Angeles June 8-14, 2012

Hollywood movie events this week include two red carpet premieres, for “Rock of Ages” starring Tom Cruise and Woody Allen’s “To Rome With Love“; a tribute to comedian Jack Oakie; appearances by Kirk Douglas, Jane Fonda, Pat Boone, and others at special screenings; and so much more.  – read more –

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles June 1-6, 2012

The Los Angeles Conservancy will present “Tootsie” (1982) at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown L.A. on Wednesday this week. Actors Dabney Coleman and Geena Davis will attend.

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles June 1-6, 2012

This week in Hollywood, movie events include the MTV Movie Awards, a presentation of “Tootsie” at the historic Orpheum Theater with Dabney Coleman and Geena Davis in attendance, an evening honoring Hollywood dogs by the Academy, a tribute to German auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and so much more.

Friday, June 1, 2012

A Marilyn Monroe Film Festival begins at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre with “Some Like It Hot” (1959) and look-alike contest at 6925 Hollywood Blvd. A different Monroe film will air – read more –

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Hollywood movies under the stars in Los Angeles this summer

“North by Northwest” movie trailer screenshot. The 1959 thriller by Alfred Hitchcock starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint is screening as part of the Academy’s “Oscars Outdoors” series this summer in Los Angeles.

Hollywood movies under the stars in Los Angeles this summer

It is shaping up to be a fantastic summer to watch movies outdoors in Hollywood, with some the best venues finalizing their rosters. Just last month, the Academy announced its new outdoor theater on Vine Street. Other venues include the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the Devil’s Night Drive In, Street Food Cinema fests at Exposition Park, and the Paramount Ranch.

So pull out your beach chairs, dust off a blanket, and head out to enjoy a hot Hollywood movie under the stars at these outdoor venues in Los Angeles this summer. All movies screen at dusk.

Oscars Outdoors, presented by the Academy

When: Every Friday and Saturday night from June 15 to August 18:  – read more –

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