Friday, July 22, 2011

B-Movies and Bad Science Back

Starting July 23rd the B-Movies and Bad Science Series will be returning to the La Brea Tar pits. B- Movies... hmmm well Jurassic Park they just wanted to show, anyway mostly B-Movies with bad effects and even worse science and history will be shown for free in Hancock Park underneath the stars. What the Page Museum those is a have a speaker come out and explain the inaccuracies with the movie before the feature so you learn something too.


Saturday, July 23
Jurassic Park (1993)

An unusual theme park suffers a major power breakdown that causes its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run loose. The most fascinating subject for our curators? Extracting DNA from prehistoric insects from amber! Before the film, Entomology Curator Brian Brown will reveal the possibilities of this fantastical experiment.
Saturday, July 30
Dinosaurus! (1960)

Prehistoric creatures are unleashed on the the residents of an island after a few undersea explosions. Also freed from the apocalyptic events is a Neanderthal man who faces off with an angry dinosaur!
Saturday, August 6
The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

A fame- hungry cowboy captures a dinosaur living in the Forbidden Valley and puts it in a Mexican circus, which ends in a bloody battle! Another film featuring the stop-action special effects talents of Ray Harryhausen.
Saturday, August 20
Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

In this 3rd edition of the Ice Age trilogy, Sid the Sloth’s attempt to snatch three dinosaur eggs gets him taken by the real dino mother to an underground world.
Saturday, August 27
One Million Years B.C. (1966)

A caveman is banished from his home and finds temporary shelter among a group of oceanside cave dwelling people. After a second banishment, he sets forth with a beautiful cavewoman played by Raquel Welch! Adventures begin to take shape as they face the harsh prehistoric world as a couple.