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Laemmle's Anniversary Classics Series: GETTING STRAIGHT with Elliott Gould and Richard Rush in Person at the Royal April 15

Last night we were thrilled to host Eva Marie Saint at the Royal Theater for a packed 55th anniversary screening of EXODUS. Here's a shot of her interacting with a fan, autographing the original EXODUS soundtrack on vinyl. Two weeks from now we'll be joined at the Royal by GETTING STRAIGHT star Elliott Gould and director Richard Rush for the film's 45th anniversary screening. As with all of our Anniversary Classics screenings, the Q&A will be moderated by L.A. Film Critics Association President Stephen Farber. The event will be at the Royal on April 15 starting at 7:30 PM. "Never trust anyone over 30!" This mantra of the counter [...]
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Coming Soon: Mario Monicelli's 1960 Comedic Gem THE PASSIONATE THIEF, Completely Restored

On April 10th we'll be opening Rialto Pictures latest restored classic, the 1960 Italian comedy THE PASSIONATE THIEF, at the Royal and Playhouse. The film is set on a Roman New Year's Eve. A struggling actress (Anna Magnani) runs into an old acting acquaintance (Toto), who is helping a professional pickpocket (Ben Gazzara) fleece people during the hustle-bustle of New Year's Eve festivities. They embark on a series of funny adventures all over Rome at different parties, restaurants, and even the Trevi fountain. Based on stories by Alberto Moravia (The Conformist). This digital restoration was carried out by Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna star [...]
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CAN'T STAND LOSING YOU Q&A's this Weekend with Police Guitarist Andy Summers

Based on his acclaimed memoir, CAN'T STAND LOSING YOU follows Andy Summers' journey from his early days in the ‘60s music scene, to chance encounters with drummer Stewart Copeland and bassist Sting, which led to the formation of The Police. Throughout the band’s career Summers captured its history with his candid photographs. Utilizing rare archival footage and insights from the guitarist’s side of the stage, the film brings together past and present as the band members reunite for a global reunion tour in 2007. Mr. Summers and CAN'T STAND LOSING YOU producer Norman Golightly will participate in Q&A's this weekend on the following s [...]
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MAN FROM RENO Q&A's at the Royal and Playhouse Opening Weekend

A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki (Ayako Fujitani of Tokyo!) is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely places such as bookshops and hotel bars, Dave Boyle's (Surrogate Valentine, White On Rice, Big Dreams Little Tokyo) moody thriller MAN FROM RENO uncovers exhilarating new takes on genre conventions. We are opening MAN FROM RENO on Friday, March 27 at the Royal and Playhouse. The filmmaker and lead actors will participate in Q&A's on the following schedule: Playhous [...]
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EFFIE GRAY Opens Chain-Wide April 3; Royal Q&A with Twice Oscar-Nominated EFFIE GRAY Costume Designer Ruth Myers

In EFFIE GRAY, actress-screenwriter Emma Thompson portrays the forbidden realms of Victorian society through the true story of the marriage of Effie Gray and renowned art critic John Ruskin, exposing a secret world of unrequited passion hidden behind the veil of an opulent public life. Set in an era when neither divorce nor homosexuality were tolerated, EFFIE GRAY is the story of a beautiful young woman coming of age, and finding her own voice in a world where women were expected to be seen but not heard. Within the lush environs of a world brimming with art, painting, high society and feverishly bucolic scenes of the Scottish countryside, EF [...]
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