Your Weekly Movie To-Do List
Thurs., Aug. 4
Sean Penn will be at the Aero at 7:30 for a 10th-anniversary screening of his directorial debut, The Indian Runner. He'll answer questions from the audience after the film.
Keirda Bahruth's Bob and the Monster, about the turbulent life of former L.A. post-punk fixture (and current Celebrity Rehab addiction counselor) Bob Forrest, has its official L.A. premiere at 8 p.m. at the Silent Movie Theatre. Stick around for a Q&A with Bahruth, followed by a performance by Forrest and his band, Thelonious Monster.
Fri., Aug. 5
The American Cinematheque's Nicholas Ray centennial continues at the Aero Theatre with Joan Crawford in Johnny Guitar and classic L.A. noir In a Lonely Place, starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, at 7:30. Ray is most famous for Rebel Without a Cause, but don't miss this opportunity to check out his other work.
The Color of Pomegranates, artist Sergei Parajanov's dreamlike retelling of the life of 18th-century Armenian poet Sayat Nova, screens at LACMA at 7:30 p.m.
Errol Morris' Tabloid, which follows an ambitious pageant queen who may or may not have kidnapped her Mormon crush, moves to the Monica 4-Plex this weekend, exiting the Royal, the Playhouse 7 and the Town Center 5.
Wed., Aug. 10
Get over hump day with Bill Cunningham New York, Richard Press' documentary about an 80-year-old New York Times fashion photographer and the bicycle he loves. It's at the New Beverly tonight at 7:30 p.m.
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Get the Film & TV Newsletter
Stay up to date on the best new movies with our critics' latest reviews, interviews and trailers for the films coming to a theater near you each week.