Light & Shadows: Masters of Cinematography

Throughout March, the Hollywood Theatre pays tribute to some of the greatest cinematographers in the history of cinema. This series is also in honor of Vilmos Zsigmond and Haskell Wexler who both recently passed away.

mccabeposterMonday, March 7 at 7:30pm – Buy advance tickets here.
MCCABE & MRS. MILLER (1971): 35mm print! Robert Altman’s winter western about a gambler (Warren Beatty) and a prostitute (Julie Christie) who become business partners in a remote Old West mining town. Their enterprise thrives until a large corporation comes to town and attempts to put them out of business. Featuring an incredible original soundtrack by Leonard Cohen. Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.

godfatherposterMonday, March 14 at 7:30pm – Buy advance tickets here.
THE GODFATHER (1972): 35mm print! The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Starring Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Diane Keaton, and Robert Duvall. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Cinematography by Gordon Willis.

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DAYS OF HEAVEN (1978): 35mm print from the UCLA Film Archive! A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune. Directed by Terrence Malick and starring Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, and Sam Shepard, with an original score by Ennio Morricone. Featuring some of the most beautiful original light cinematography ever put on film. Cinematography by Nestor Almendros and Haskell Wexler.

secondsposterWednesday, March 23 at 7:30pm – Buy advance tickets here.
SECONDS (1966): Digital restoration! An unhappy middle-aged banker (Rock Hudson) agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity—one that comes with its own price. Directed by John Frankenheimer. Cinematography by James Wong Howe.

targetsposterTuesday, March 29 at 7:30pm – Buy advance tickets here.
TARGETS (1968): 35mm print! While making a personal appearance at a drive-in theater, an elderly horror-film star (Boris Karloff) confronts a psychotic Vietnam War veteran who’s turned into a mass-murdering sniper. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Cinematography by Lazlo Kovaks.


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