The New Beverly screens two musicals from the late 1970s: Frank Pierson’s remake of A Star Is Born at 7:30 and Martin Scorsese’s New York, New York at 10:15. Scorsese’s first film post–Taxi Driver stars frequent collaborator Robert De Niro and Liza Minnelli in what was intended as a refreshing change of stylistic and tonal pace for the lauded auteur. The results didn’t match expectations: New York flopped with both audiences and critics, a reaction that is said to have worsened the filmmaker’s drug addiction. 1976’s A Star Is Born, starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, fared much better, doing gangbusters at the box office and winning several Golden Globes in addition to its Academy Award for Best Original Song. More info at

Fri., Jan. 23, 7:30-11:30 p.m., 2015
(Expired: 01/23/15)

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