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Things to do, movies in LA, OC: ‘Star Wars,’ LGBTQ comedy



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Discover a flick with our weekly curated checklist of basic films, cult favorites, movie festivals, and many others., enjoying at theaters, drive-ins and pop-ups and/or streaming on-line. Earlier than you go, bear in mind to name or examine on-line for reservation necessities and COVID-19 protocols.

‘Aguirre, the Wrath of God’ with ‘Fitzcarraldo’
Klaus Kinski performs a megalomaniacal conquistador within the former and a would-be rubber baron within the latter on this double invoice of bona-fide art-house classics directed by the estimable Werner Herzog, who will probably be available for a Q&A as a part of a monthlong retrospective of his movies. American Cinematheque on the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. June 25. $10, $15.

‘Again to the Future’
Michael J. Fox is fairly McFly for a white man in Robert Zemeckis’ lighthearted 1985 time-travel comedy. With Christopher Lloyd. Road Meals Cinema on the Autry Museum, 4700 Western Heritage Approach. Griffith Park, L.A. 8:30 p.m. June 25. $10-$25; advance tickets required.

‘Barry Lyndon’
Ryan O’Neal stars because the titular 18th-century Irish rogue and social climber in Stanley Kubrick’s visually ravishing 1975 adaptation of Thackeray’s Nineteenth-century novel. Introduced in 35mm. Mind Useless Studios on the Silent Film Theater, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. June 29. $12; advance buy required.

‘However I’m a Cheerleader’
Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, Melanie Lynskey and RuPaul star in Jamie Babbit’s LGBTQ-themed 1999 satire. Cinespia at Hollywood Ceaselessly Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. 9 p.m. June 25. $22.

Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Ted Knight and Rodney Dangerfield hit the hyperlinks in Harold Ramis’ class-conscious 1980 comedy set at a schmancy nation membership. Drive-In on the Roadium Open Air Market, 2500 W. Redondo Seaside Blvd., Torrance. 8:15 p.m. June 24. $25 per automotive; tickets additionally out there on-site.

‘Fist of Fury’
Martial arts famous person Bruce Lee kicks ass and doesn’t hassle taking names on this 1972 motion thriller. Alamo Drafthouse, 700 W. seventh St., downtown L.A. 9:30 p.m. June 25, 7:30 p.m. June 27. $18.

‘Exhausting Eight’
A salute to Philip Baker Corridor contains the late, nice character actor reverse John C. Reilly in Paul Thomas Anderson’s moody 1996 crime drama a few veteran gambler and his younger protégé. Introduced in 35mm. American Cinematheque on the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. June 24. $8, $13.

‘Hedwig and the Indignant Inch’
John Cameron Mitchell directs and stars on this big-screen adaptation of the rollicking stage musical a few transgender rock singer from East Berlin; with Michael Pitt, Andrea Martin. The Landmark Westwood, 1045 Broxton Ave., Westwood. 3, 5:15 and seven:30 p.m. June 25. $10.

‘The Legend of Boggy Creek’
One thing Sasquatch-like lurks within the Arkansas swamps on this low-budget, documentary-style 1972 creature characteristic. American Cinematheque on the Los Feliz 3, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz. 7 p.m. June 27. $8, $13.

‘Misplaced Freeway’
Twenty-fifth anniversary screenings of a brand new 4K restoration of David Lynch’s sometimes terrifying, confounding and surreal 1997 fable. With Invoice Pullman and Patricia Arquette. Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd., West L.A. 2:20, 5:10 and eight p.m. June 24-26, 4:40 and seven:30 p.m. June 27-30. $7-$14. (310) 473-8530.

‘Paris Is Burning’
Ballroom tradition in Nineteen Eighties NYC is well known on this landmark 1990 LGBTQ-themed documentary. Alamo Drafthouse, 700 W. seventh St., downtown L.A. 8 p.m. June 27. $18.

‘Return of the Jedi’
In case you ignore the cuddly-wuddly Ewoks … and the truth that our heroes must blow up but one other Demise Star … and that Darth Vader is redeemed in the long run regardless of having been personally accountable for the deaths of scores of harmless younger Jedis-in-training … this 1983 space adventure was not a foul strategy to wrap up the unique “Star Wars” trilogy. The Frida Cinema, Calle Cuatro Plaza, 305 E. 4th St., Santa Ana. 1:30, 4: 30 and seven:30 p.m. June 24 and 26; 4:30 and seven:30 p.m. June 25. $7.50-$10.50.

‘Russian Ark’
Take a guided tour of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, on this logistically spectacular 2002 historical fantasy that was shot in a single single, steady 96-minute take. Mind Useless Studios on the Silent Film Theater, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. June 24. $12; advance buy required.

‘The Sting’
Despair period con artists Robert Redford and Paul Newman attempt to pull a quick one on crime boss Robert Shaw on this 1973 caper directed by George Roy Hill. Previous City Music Corridor, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. 2:30 and seven p.m. June 25, 2:30 p.m. June 26. $10, $12.

‘The Enchanted Cottage’

“This Girl’s Work: Producer Harriet Parsons,” the UCLA Movie & Tv Archive’s salute to this glass ceiling-breaking studio government, contains this fantastical 1945 melodrama starring Dorothy McGuire and Robert Younger. Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood. 7:30 p.m. June 27. Free; advance registration really helpful; standby line out there.