Movie Madness University is a film appreciation program from the Hollywood Theatre and Movie Madness. Our class offerings range from in-depth four-week seminars to casual curated film series to virtual presentations. The goal of all of our programming is to help people learn more about movies; explore Movie Madness' world-class collection; and meet like-minded film lovers.
Classes are held at Movie Madness (4320 SE Belmont), in our state-of-the-art Miniplex. We aren’t allowed to promote the names of our education titles online, but feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details, or with any other questions!
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Our staff film experts go deep on some of their favorite films - and tell you what to watch next!
LICORICE PIZZA - Paul Thomas Anderson's 9th film features two novice actors, a "classic screwball comedy premise," and a drawn-from-life '70s LA setting. Read more.
THE POWER OF THE DOG - Jane Campion's triumphant return to filmmaking features a career-best performance from Benedict Cumberbatch. Read more.
THE RED SHOES - Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1948 ode to artistic obsession "dazzles more and more each year."Read more.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY - A case can also be made that 2001 is the greatest film ever made.Read more.
THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI - The breakthrough film from Italian filmmaker Lina Wertmüller, the first woman nominated for an Academy Award. Read more.
Past MMU Events
MMU has covered a wide range of films and topics, with instructors and special guests that run the gamut of film professions. Past instructors and guests include Hollywood programmers Dan Halsted and Anthony Hudson (Queer Horror), writer Robin Schiff (ROMY & MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION), author and film critic Shawn Levy, and filmmakers Peter Bogdanovich, John Sayles, and Joe Dante.
Find all past MMU events here (Hollywood and Movie Madness Members can watch recordings of past events for free!)
What is MMU?
Movie Madness University is the Hollywood Theatre's education program, featuring lectures and interactive discussions about some of your favorite films. You can find past MMU events here (Hollywood and Movie Madness Members can watch recordings of past events for free!)
Where are your classes held?
In-person classes are held at Movie Madness (4320 SE Belmont), in our state-of-the-art Miniplex.