Find a movie with our weekly curated list of classic movies, cult movies, film festivals, and more, playing in theaters, drive-ins, and pop-ups and/or streaming online. Before you go, remember to call or check online for booking conditions and COVID-19 protocols.
The talented Mrs. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) battles a host of pesky xenomorphs in James Cameron’s 1986 action-packed sci-fi sequel. Fine Arts Theater, 8556 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. $5. 10:30 a.m. on July 24. fineartstheatrebh.com
‘Ballast’ with ‘George Washington’
UCLA Film and Television Archive “American Neorealism, Part Two, 1984-2020” The series continues and includes Lance Hammer’s 2008 indie drama about a black family in Mississippi, followed by David Gordon Green’s 2000 impressionist fable about coming of age. Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood. 7 p.m. July 24. Free ; pre-registration recommended; standby line available. cinema.ucla.edu
‘Cléo From 5 to 7’
An involved pop singer (Corinne Marchand) kills time wandering the streets of Paris waiting to hear from her doctor about a possible cancer diagnosis in Agnès Varda’s must-see 1962 French New Wave drama. Benton Museum of Art, Pomona College, 20 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont. 8 p.m. on July 28. Free. pomona.edu
“Enter the Mystery of Shaolin”
Buckle up for a heroic trio of vintage martial arts films, all presented in 16mm, with titles to come. The Frida Cinema, Calle Cuatro Plaza, 305 E. 4th St., Santa Ana. 7 p.m. July 23. $15. thefridacinema.org
“Parade of the Limelights”
A celebration of legendary sibling theater producers Fanchon and Marco includes a screening of this 1933 Busby Berkeley musical starring James Cagney. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond Street, El Segundo. 2:30 p.m. on July 24. $10, $12. oldtownmusichall.org
Marlon Brando plays the lead role of the Mafia in Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar-winning 1972 crime drama. With Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Jean Cazale and Talia Shire. Rooftop Movies at Montalbán, 1615 Vine St., Hollywood. 8:30 p.m. on July 23. $28, $58. themontalban.com
Werner Herzog’s gripping 2005 documentary tells the story of Timothy Treadwell, a lover of all things sea urchin, who met an unhappy end in 2003. American Cinematheque at Los Feliz 3, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz . 4 p.m. July 24. $8, $13. americancinematheque.com
“In the Mood for Love’s” Maggie Cheung plays a version of herself in Olivier Assayas’ 1996 meta-meditation on the art and business of film. Presented in 35mm. Brain Dead Studios at the Silent Movie Theater, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., LA 8:00 p.m. July 24. $12; advance purchase required. studios.wearebraindead.com
LA Shorts International Film Festival
This showcase of short films from around the world continues. Laemmle NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood. Various screenings until July 28. $15, $19; pass, $199. lashortsfest.com
Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Film Festival
The annual showcase continues with in-person and virtual screenings, as well as workshops, panel discussions and more. Various screenings until July 24. $8 – $175. Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood and other area locations. outfestla.org
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“The Sheikh’s Son”
Retroformat Silent Films screens this steamy romantic adventure from 1926 starring the legendary Rodolphe Valentino. Presented with live piano accompaniment by Cliff Retallick. Hollywood Women’s Club, 1749 N. LaBrea Ave., Hollywood. 8 p.m. July 23. $15, $20. eventbrite.com
Kirk Douglas rides the screen as Colossus as the titular gladiator turned rebel leader in Stanley Kubrick’s epic 1960 historical drama. Starring Laurence Olivier and Tony Curtis. Presented in 70mm. American Cinematheque at the Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. on July 24. $10, $15. americancinematheque.com
Our high-octane hero (Emile Hirsch) puts the pedal to the metal in the Wachowskis’ underrated, effects-laden 2008 live-action thriller based on the classic 1960s Japanese cartoon series. With Christina Ricci and John Goodman. The Landmark Westwood, 1045 Broxton Ave., Westwood. 10 p.m. July 22. $10. (310) 208-3250. landmarktheatres.com