Weekend Classics

American Hustlers: Grifters, Swindlers, Scammers & Cheats

American Hustlers: Grifters, Swindlers, Scammers & Cheats

Friday, February 14 - Sunday, May 4

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An eight-film tribute to the art of the con, following the recent success of David O. Russell’s multi-Oscar nominee American Hustle.


Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Friday, February 14 - Monday, February 17, 2014
35mm print "Six years before a Hollywood screenwriter’s corpse narrated Sunset Blvd., a dead-man-walking delivered the hard-boiled voiceover in another Billy Wilder inquiry... more...



The Sting

The Sting

Friday, February 21 - Sunday, February 23, 2014
DCP projection "THE STING is one of the most stylish movies of the year... The director is George Roy Hill, and the stars are those two good old buddies Paul Newman and Robert Redford.... more...



House of Games

House of Games

Friday, February 28 - Sunday, March 2, 2014
35mm print "In 1984, Joe Mantegna won a Tony for his portrayal of Ricky Roma in David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross. But when turning the play into a film, the studio wanted a bigger... more...



A Fish Called Wanda

A Fish Called Wanda

Friday, April 4 - Sunday, April 6, 2014
35mm print "A perfectly old-fashioned romantic comedy, big on caper, generous on Ealing, and heavy on the twisted stereotypes. John Cleese scripts and stars as London barrister Archie... more...



Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Friday, April 11 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
DCP projection "A charming mixture of Hawksian comedy and Fordian lyricism imbues Bogdanovich's not-too-sentimental meeting-cute between a conman (Ryan O'Neal) busy bamboozling widows... more...



Trouble in Paradise

Trouble in Paradise

Friday, April 18 - Sunday, April 20
Archival 35mm print "It's possible to prefer other Ernst Lubitsch films for their more serene stylings and more plangent emotions, but this 1932 production is probably the most perfectly... more...



The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27
35mm print "A beguilingly ribald sex comedy, spattered with characteristic Sturges slapstick (Fonda can hardly move without courting disaster) and speech patterns ('Let us be crooked,... more...



The Grifters

The Grifters

Friday, May 2 - Sunday, May 4
High-definition digital projection "The title refers to con artists like Roy Dillon (John Cusack), who makes a living palming dollar bills in bars, or Myra (Annette Bening), the feisty... more...





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