LA’s New Beverly Cinema continues its amazing run of guest programmers this February with a mini-festival from Brick and The Brothers Bloom writer/director Rian Johnson. This is a pretty exciting festival for a couple of reasons: it has a tight theme and it’s going to be showing The Brothers Bloom months early.
Yup, Rian will be showing his con man movie – which I fucking loved and will probably see a third time at this fest – as the opening movie. And then after that he’ll be showing a whole passel of con man type movies. And Rian will (I’m assuming) be on hand to introduce them, so this is a pretty good chance to get your Brick slang guides signed and on to eBay.
Here’s the line-up of films. I’ll be at as many of these as schedules allow:
February 18 & 19
The Brothers Bloom
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
February 20 & 21
House of Games
The Spanish Prisoner
February 22 & 23
The Man Who Would Be King
February 25 & 26
F For Fake
February 27 & 28
The Lady Eve
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Side note: Penitentiary 2 and Petey Wheatstraw, The Devil’s Son in Law are playing on the 24th. Not part of Rian’s program, but totally fucking awesome movies to see on the big screen with a crowd.
A new home awaits you. — By Travis Newton