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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Weekly What To Do: It's Mostly Movies

Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie
Nov 11 and 16
Multiple Theaters

In the cleverly I'm not going to write that.

(Muffled sounds)

No, because it's stupid. They couldn't come up with a new title?

Uh, I thought this was the four new specials put together. I was a wrong, it's a theatrical release where the Major must find out who killed the Prime Minister of Japan. Dammit, Funimation marketing, please be clearer with this stuff. Now I missed the LA premiere. Ehh, should be good.

Anyone notice we're getting a lot of anime in theaters this year.

Enjoy the cyberpunk prequel series to the series you watch on Toonami, because prequels.

Friday, Oct. 13th, 9pm
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, Hollywood
6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028

Q&A with Harry Manfredini who composed the iconic movie music for eight of the Friday the 13th films

Friday The 13th Marathon
Friday, Nov 13, 7:30pm
New Bev

See Jason Voorhees slash, axe and bludgeon those stupid enough to keep coming to Crystal Lake this Nov 13, which happens to be a Friday. It's going through films one through eight, not all of them.

 Dangerous Men
Nov 13-15
The Cinefamily

This film was just bought for distribution by Drafthouse and took 26 years to make. It's suppose to be the next so bad it's good film you need to see.

Rob Schrab’s Birthday Found Crap!
Friday, November 13, 10pm
The Cinefamily

Fri Nov 12-Midnight

Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Dr, Los Angeles, California 90027

Starts Sat Nov 13
Laemmle's Royal
No wait, not what you think. This film is a messed-up love story of an older woman with an under-age boy, who happens to be really good at the arcade game Kung-Fu Master!
For those gamer history buffs that happens to be the game that started arcade beat-em-ups. Without it no Turtles in Time no nothing. Odd choice. Yes, the film is of course French.
Cinefamily invites you to this year’s edition of Found Crap, hosted by Rob Schrab. 

G1988 x The Force Awakens
Saturday Nov. 14th and Sunday Nov. 15th
11 AM - 10 PM.  
Gallery1988 (West)
7308 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA

I hope the art is based on the larger Star War continuity and not just the trailer or those pieces will be as static as the previous shows based on trailers. Know the pieces will be auctioned off online for charity with select prints being available in store. 

Saturday, November 14, 7 pm - 11 pm
The Gabba Gallery. 3126 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles

The Gabba Gallery presents Wishlist 3.0, the ever-evolving, cash-and-carry exhibition of contemporary artwork at exceptionally affordable prices. Featuring more than 60 artists and a price cap of $1000. 

Woodland Hills Ice Season Seven Opening Extravaganza  
Saturday, November 14, 11pm-11pm
Woodland Hills Ice, 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA, 91367
(Corner of Erwin St. and Topanga Canyon Blvd.)

 $10 Admission ALL DAY! (**for two hours of skating)

Opening day activities.

Horrible Movie Night: Ice Breaker
Saturday, Nov 14, 9:00 pm
NerdMelt Showroom
$8 in advance, $10 at the door

Why not be cramped in the back of Meltdown and enjoy comedians making fun of bad movies?

Your hosts for the evening, John Mathot (Disney’s Star Vs. the Forces of Evil) and Susan Wright (The Because Show podcast) will present 2000’s ICEBREAKER! Set on a mountaintop ski resort, Sean Astin stars as a ski patrol officer who must face down a group of terrorists (led by shaved-bald Bruce Campbell).

Where in the World?
November 14, 2015 - November 29, 2015
Nov 14, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801

A carefully selected group of artists have created a captivating collection of original 18"x24" spreads depicting densely-packed scenes that leave the eyes of the beholder discovering new surprises within the image with each passing minute.

Creature Features Presents Westworld Q&A with actor Richard Benjamin
Sun Nov 15, 1pm
The Theatre at Ace Hotel
929 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Soon to be a TV show on one of the premium channels, watch the movie that started it all and many say inspired parts of Terminator.

The Jew That Saved Christmas!
Nov 15-Dec 20, 3pm
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre
4850 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood

Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group proudly presents Andy Shultz's holiday comedy extravaganza "The Jew That Saved Christmas!". When Hanukkah falls on Christmas Eve, all Larry Epstein wants to do is eat Chinese food, watch movies and hide from the holidays. But when Christmas is threatened and lives are in peril, Larry is forced by the people in his life to be the Jew that saves Christmas!

Celebrating Bruce Lee: 
An Intimate Evening with Shannon Lee and Diana Lee Inosanto
Sunday, November 15, 5:00 PM
Japanese American National Museum
100 N. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012


A heavy into Bruce Lee evening, though I can't justify it without a screening of one of his films. 

Goodnight Mommy Free Screening
Monday, Nov. 16th, 9:00pm
The Cinefamily 611 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90036
Free, Must RSVP

(w/ Filmmakers Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz in person!) A new great horror movie about a Mom and her two twins, who don't believe that their Mom is their Mom.

The Brand New Testament Screening
Nov 16, 7:30pm
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

 God runs the world by Windows 98 and is a huge jerk in the French comedy The Brand New Testament. God's daughter, so fed up with his jerky actions reveals the death date of everyone on Earth then escapes to Earth. Now the begrudgingly angry old man must find her with no powers, he doesn't bring a laptop.