Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Costume Designer Arianne Phillips In Person!
Thu, Dec 12, 2019 • 7:30pm

Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME... IN HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. Discussion following with costume designer Arianne Phillips.


Triple Feature! Terry Gilliam In Person!
Fri, Dec 13, 2019 • 7:30pm

Terry Gilliam Triple Feature! In the new THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE, cynical advertising director Adam Driver finds himself trapped in the delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker (Jonathan Pryce) who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In TIME BANDITS, an 11-year old history buff Kevin discovers a time-and-space portal in his bedroom wall. In THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN, the mythical Baron (John Neville) sets off with pint-sized Sarah Polley to save a city in trouble. Discussion following THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE with director Terry Gilliam.


Double Feature! Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski In Person!
Sat, Dec 14, 2019 • 7:30pm

Tim Burton’s biopic ED WOOD stars Johnny Depp as the legendary schlock director whose love for moviemaking was so intense that it almost made the quality of his work irrelevant. DOLEMITE IS MY NAME stars Eddie Murphy as comic Rudy Ray Moore. who strikes out on his own to make the 1975 blaxploitation classic DOLEMITE. Discussion between films with screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.


Double Feature! Edward Norton & Hawk Koch In Person!
Sun, Dec 15, 2019 • 4:00pm

Double Feature! In MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN, Edward Norton stars as a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome and trying to solve the murder of his mentor. In PRIMAL FEAR, Norton is a former altar boy accused of murdering a priest. Discussion between films with actor Edward Norton and PRIMAL FEAR producer Hawk Koch. Join us at 3:00 PM in the lobby, where Koch will sign his new book, Magic Time: My Life in Hollywood.


Free Screening!
Mon, Dec 16, 2019 • 7:30pm

In 70mm! THE AERONAUTS is set in 1862, when daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. This screening is free with RSVP.


CHRISTMAS NOIR: A HARDBOILED HOLIDAY
Matinee Screening!
Tue, Dec 17, 2019 • 1:00pm

Christmas Noir Matinee! In Nicholas Ray’s debut, THEY LIVE BY NIGHT, Farley Granger and Cathy O’Donnell are star-crossed lovers in a darkly romantic and melancholy adaptation of Edward Anderson’s depression-era crime classic Thieves Like Us. Free to Cinematheque members.