My recommendations for film watching this week in L.A. 3/24-4/2/16


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My recommendations for movie watching this week in L.A. 3/24-4/2/16
ff 1ON NETFLIX:  In writer/director Jason Krawczyk’s film He Never Died, Henry Rollins plays an immortal angel stuck on earth for, well, eternity.  It’s not as great a life as it may sound.  And then his daughter shows up on his doorstep and all hell (literally) breaks lose.  One of the best independents of last year.
ff 2ON HULU:   That Man From Rio is a delightful tongue in cheek action film.  Written by Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Ariane Mnouchkine, Daniel Bollenger and the director Philippe de Broca, the movie is, like Charade, one of the best Alfred Hitchcock films that Hitchcock didn’t make.  And with an Indiana Jones type ending.  Jean Paul Belmondo gets a week’s leave from the army, and ends up chasing his girlfriend, Francois Dorleac (Catherine Deneuve’s older sister who died tragically young) across Paris and all the way to Brazil due to three statues taken from the indigenous Brazilians that may or may not lead to a treasure.
ff 3FIRST RUN and OPENING: Batman v. Superman: The Dawn of Justice, Midnight Special, Lolo, Too Late, Mountains May Depart, Valley of Love, Remember, Take Me To The River, Born to Be Blue, My Golden Days

 

REVIVAL AND ART HOUSES:

 

AMERICAN CINEMATEQUE at the Egyptian: Dr. Strangelove, The Killing, 3/25; Gas, Food, Lodging, 3/25; Mildred Pierce, 3/26; The Godfather, 3/26; Johnny Guitar, The Asphalt Jungle, 3/27; Not Film, 4/1

 

AMERICAN CINEMATEQUE at The Aero:  Days of Heaven, Badland, 3/25; The Thin Read Line, 3/26; The Tree of Life, 3/27; Cape Fear, Spellbound, 3/31; To Kill a Mockingbird, The Stalking Moon, 4/1

 

LACMA: The Lady from Shanghai, 3/29

 

NEW BEVERLY: Grindhouse, 3/23-26; Jezebel, The Flame of New Orleans, 3/30-31

 

 

CINEFAMILY at the Silent Movie Theater: Eating Raoul, 3/25; The Thin Blue Line, 3/26; Stranger than Paradise, 3/26; The Bad and the Beautiful, 3/27; Liquid Sky, 3/27; Oslo, August 31, 3/29; Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

 

 

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