Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Weekly What To Do: Film Festival Season Begins It's April

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
Wednesday, April 11 – Sunday, April 15, 2018
Regal L.A. LIVE
 $15 per screening

A new year of Indian cinema to see.

17thAnnual Dance Camera West Film Festival
April 12 – 15
Fowler Museum
Laemmle Santa Monica
Santa Monica Pier

*Special event dancing on the pier
Dance Camera West, marking its continued passion for bringing together diverse communities, cultures, and environments to experience dance through the intimate medium of film.

ScreenX Rampage Screenings
Starts Apr 12
CGV Cinemas
You can watch thisvery stupid film on three screens in the special Screen X format.

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum
Starts Apr 12
CGV Cinemas
*This is the top earner in Korea right now
Based on the local legends and stories of people who've visited the real-life abandoned hospital, GONJIAM: HAUNTED ASYLUM follows the crew of a horror web show who plan to stream live from inside the asylum. To attract more viewers, the show's host arranges some scares for the team, but as they move further into the nightmarish old building, they begin to encounter much more than expected.

Friday, April 13, 11:59pm
Nuarte Theater

The perfect movie to see on Friday the 13th.
*Actor Russell Todd in person

Monsterpalooza 2018: 10 Year Anniversary
Friday, Apr 13, 6:00 pm-Sunday, Apr 15, 6:00 pm
Pasadena Convention Center $30.00 - $38.00

On this Friday the 13th, kick off the weekend by celebrating the art of monsters and movie magic at this year's  Monsterpalooza. The event will return on it's 10 year mark with award winning FX artists, Monster Museum, makeup demos, celebrity guests, special Presentations and much more!

The Endless Screenings
Monica Film Center on Apr 13th
Playhouse 7 on Apr 20th
NoHo 7 on Apr 20th
Synopsis: Following their Lovecraftian modern cult classic SPRING, acclaimed filmmakers Moorhead and Benson return with this mind-bending thriller that follows two brothers who receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier. Hoping to find the closure that they couldn’t as young men, they’re forced to reconsider the cult’s beliefs when confronted with inexplicable phenomena surrounding the camp. 

20th Annual Film Noir Festival - NOIR CITY
Fri, Apr 13, 2018 - Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

The longest-running film noir festival in Los Angeles returns to the Egyptian Theatre with another incredible lineup of rarities, presented as they were meant to be seen - on the big screen! To celebrate the 20th anniversary of NOIR CITY: HOLLYWOOD, we delve deep into the archives to present a sizzling slate of sinister cinema - virtually all in glorious 35mm, including prints struck expressly for this series. Returning as hosts are Eddie Muller and Alan K. Rode, whose Film Noir Foundation will proudly present 10 consecutive nights of sinuous shadows, dangerous desires and bitter beauties brimming with broken dreams. Join us in NOIR CITY!

STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN 35mm Screening at the Vista!
Fri, Apr 13, 11:59 PM - 2:30 AM
Vista Theatre
4473 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, California 90027

TAKEO PAPER SHOW: SUBTLE Delicate or Infinitesimal
Japan House 2F Gallery

Japan House Los Angeles presents SUBTLE, an experimental exploration of the delicate world of paper in contemporary context. Familiar and every day, paper is featured in innovative creations that awaken acute human perception through multiple, sophisticated design experiences. Curated and directed by Kenya Hara, Art Director for the global JAPAN HOUSE project, the SUBTLE exhibition bears the influence of Japanese minimalism and invites the viewer to observe each artwork and item in detail, uncovering what may not be evident upon first look.
Saturday, Apr 14, 10:00 am- Sunday, Apr 15, 5:00 pm 
Downtown Burbank

Come join 200 award-winning artists from around the country and 20,000 patrons at the 15th annual Downtown Burbank Arts Festival!Don't miss out on this unique street festival experience that this four-block show has planned.

A solo exhibition featuring the work of Rob Sato
Saturday, April 14 - May 2, 2018
Giant Robot 2 (GR2)
2062 Sawtelle Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90025
"Join us to celebrate the work of Rob Sato. The exhibition showcases the original illustrated comic panels from a graphic novel titled, 442, each hand-painted in watercolor. 442 refers to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the heroic, segregated unit of Japanese American soldiers who fought for the United States in World War II."

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2:00 P.M.
The Frank Sinatra Hall at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre Complex
3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

War for the Planet of the Apes
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 5:00 P.M.
The Frank Sinatra Hall at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre Complex
3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Free, Must RSVP

Sakura Matsuri
(Cherry Blossom Festival)
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 10am-3pm
Brand Park, Glendale (1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201)

Sunday Apr 15, 2018 Doors: 6:00 PM Show: 6:30 PM
The Regent Theater
448 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 

It’s party time and, yes, it will be EXCELLENT at this Wayne’s World Movie Party presented by Alamo Drafthouse. This night will be WORTHY of your attendance. There will be a live Q&A with Director Penelope Spheeris, Live 80’s musical experience from the band Pop Gun Rerun, Pop-up video & merch store from Cinefile Video, Vintage record booth by Burger Records and OF COURSE a screening of the one and only Wayne’s World. One thing is certain, YOU will most definitely party on at this ZANG Movie Party with a Garth inspired drink special (YES WAY!). 
Sunday, April 15
Multiple Theaters
Survival Sunday – two great shows, one epic night.  Don’t miss The Walking Dead Season Finale and Fear the Walking Dead Season Premiere commercial free on the big screen. Worlds collide as Morgan Jones crosses over from The Walking Dead and into the new world of Fear. Watch as All Out War ends and new adventures begin.

Fans will also be treated to bonus content and a commemorative item!

Sun, April 15, 2018
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
3044 rosslyn st

Before he became King of the World by directing some of the most financially successful motion pictures of all time, this director helmed an '80s horror sequel filled with Girls, Guts, and Gills. We can't tell you the title (it's a SECRET!) but we can say this hugely entertaining, beach-set bloodbath will be presented from a RARE 16mm print from the vaults of long-running cult screening series Secret Sixteen, preceded by a cornucopia of vintage horror trailers. Co-Presented by Friday Night Frights and The Voyager Institute.

Hellbound: Hellraiser II - 30th Anniversary 
Sun, April 15, 2018
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

A Q&A with Doug Bradley, director Tony Randel, writer Peter Atkins and other cast tba moderated by Brian Collins of Birth.Movies.Death will follow the screening. Tickets are $16.00 and include a complimentary beer for guests 21+.
!Trivia - Prizes - Photo Ops!

April 15th, 2018, Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM
Game Realms
137 N Victory Blvd Burbank, California , 91502

Game Realms will be hosting our regular Valley Retro Game Swap! Fans of NES, Sega Genesis, PlayStation (and more!) can come to buy, sell and trade games with vendors, in the Game Realms courtyard!