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Upcoming Films

  • Some Like It Hot

    • Wednesday, March 1 3:10 PM
    Billy Wilder
    United States, 1959

    35mm Print

    Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon star in Wilder’s outrageous cross-dressing comedy, selected by the American Film Institute as the funniest movie ever made.

    Lecture by David Thomson

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Past Films

  • In a Lonely Place

    • Wednesday, January 18 3:10 PM
    Nicholas Ray
    United States, 1950

    35mm Studio Print

    Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame forge a fragile romance in Hollywood. "Never were despair and solitude so romantically alluring" (Time Out).

    Lecture by David Thomson

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  • The Big Sleep

    • Wednesday, January 25 3:10 PM
    Howard Hawks
    United States, 1946

    Hawks’s classic captures Raymond Chandler’s gallows humor and abrasive romanticism, with Bogart as Marlowe and Bacall as the fast-talking woman who invites him into an impossibly intricate web of blackmail and murder.

    Lecture by David Thomson

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  • The Big Heat

    • Wednesday, February 1 3:10 PM
    Fritz Lang
    United States, 1953

    35mm Studio Print

    Obsessive detective Glenn Ford goes up against organized crime and crooked cops in Fritz Lang’s cynical noir, anchored by a magnetic performance by Gloria Grahame as the femme fatale.

    Lecture by David Thomson

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  • Bigger Than Life

    • Wednesday, February 8 3:10 PM
    Nicholas Ray
    United States, 1956

    35mm 'Scope Print

    Featuring a brilliant performance by James Mason, this searing CinemaScope saga of fifties suburban psychosis is essential Ray.

    Lecture by David Thomson

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  • Written on the Wind

    • Wednesday, February 15 3:10 PM
    Douglas Sirk
    United States, 1956

    Robert Stack, Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, and Dorothy Malone star in Sirk’s fever-dream of a melodrama about the emotional wreckage of an oil-rich family.

    Lecture by David Thomson

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  • Vertigo

    • Wednesday, February 22 3:10 PM
    Alfred Hitchcock
    United States, 1958

    35mm Print

    Detective Jimmy Stewart combs the Bay Area looking for the secret behind Kim Novak’s beauty in Hitchcock’s sinister ode to voyeurism, death, and amorous fixation. Voted best film of all time in 2012 Sight and Sound poll.

    Lecture by David Thomson

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