LAist Film Calendar 11/24-11/27: The Cinefamily & The Seminarian

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THE SEMINARIAN courtesy Malacca Pictures.

This Thanksgiving, the Not-So-Silent Movie Theatre cranks it far beyond 11, with the conclusion of Cinefamily's Rockvember: A Concert Film Cornucopia series! Tomorrow, go full Plymouth with a members-only potluck dinner accompanied by The Last Waltz (recorded no less than 35 years ago!). Friday's stuffed with riffs, Brits & god knows how many psychedelics for the ultimate classic rock showdown: Pink Floyd vs. Led Zeppelin! If your levies remain intact, stick around for a midnight screening of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. It's a roller coaster ride of black comedy & red gore, culminating in another deadly metal duel.

The saw may be (Cine)family, but Laemmle's Music Hall has The Seminarian, an indie drama with an equally rough family dynamic. Ryan struggles to juggle a graduate thesis, close friendships, a commitment-phobic boyfriend...and keep his sexuality a secret from his mother. Any film with two men stealing kisses in seminary school is bound to turn heads, but filmmaker Joshua Lim looks past the controversy of a closeted man & his deeply religious family. Instead, his characters examine "the paradox of love", how divine passion is intertwined with crushing heartache. The Seminarian opens exclusively at Laemmle's Music Hall, with Lim appearing for a Q&A after the afternoon screening on Sunday.

Full list appears below. See you at the movies!

All Week
The Artist (2011) (Arclight Hollywood) (The Landmark)
A Dangerous Method (2011) (Arclight Hollywood) (The Landmark)
The Descendants (2011) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
Desi Boyz (2011) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7)
Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
Garbo: The Spy (2009) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
Hugo (2011) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7)
The Ides of March (2011) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Like Crazy (2011) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7)
Melancholia (2011) (Nuart Theatre) (Lammle's BLVD) (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
Midnight in Paris (2011) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
The Muppets (2011) (The Landmark)
My Week With Marilyn (2011) (Arclight Hollywood) (The Landmark) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7)
Rampart (2011) (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
The Seminarian (2010) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
The Skin I Live In (2011) (Lammle's BLVD) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7) (Laemmle's Sunset 5) (Laemmle's Town Center 5)
Take Shelter (2011) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
Tomboy (2011) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7) (Laemmle's Royal Theatre) (Laemmle's Town Center 5)

Thursday 11/24
The Descendants (2011) (Arclight Beach Cities) (21+ show)
Inni (2011) (Downtown Independent)
Members Only Thanksgiving Potluck / The Nite Owl (1978) (free for members) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (Rockvember: A Concert Film Cornucopia)
The Swell Season (2011) (Downtown Independent)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I (2011) (Arclight Beach Cities) (Arclight Hollywood) (Arclight Sherman Oaks) (21+ show)

Friday 11/25
Back to the Future (1985) (Nuart Theatre) (Cine-Insomnia Midnight Movie)
Inni (2011) (Downtown Independent)
Leon: The Professional (1994) (Regency Academy) (Insomniac Cinema Midnight Movie)
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) (w/ director Thom Andersen) (Egyptian Theatre)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (Old Town Music Hall)
Morocco (1930) / The Westerner (1940) (New Beverly Cinema)
Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (1972) / Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same (1976) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (Rockvember: A Concert Film Cornucopia)
The Room (2003) (weekend midnight show) (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
Singin' in the Rain (1952) (w/ Patricia Kelly) (Aero Theatre)
The Swell Season (2011) (Downtown Independent)

Saturday 11/26
The 14th Three Stooges Big Screen Event (Alex Theatre)
Castle in the Sky (1986) (LACMA) (Spotlight on Studio Ghibli)
Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7) (Laemmle's Town Center 5)
French Female Directors Shorts Showcase (Egyptian Theatre)
Gone With the Wind (1939) (Egyptian Theatre)
Inni (2011) (Downtown Independent)
The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001) / The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) / The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) (Aero Theatre)
Melancholia (2011) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (Post Thanksgiving Run)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (Old Town Music Hall)
Morocco (1930) / The Westerner (1940) (New Beverly Cinema)
Robotrix (1991) (New Beverly Cinema) (New Beverly Midnights)
Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) (Live Shadowcast Midnight Show) (Art Theatre of Long Beach)
Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) (Sins O' The Flesh Midnight Show) (Nuart Theatre)
Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) (Midnight Insanity Midnight Show) (South Coast Village Regency Theaters)
Spirited Away (2001) (LACMA) (Spotlight on Studio Ghibli)
The Swell Season (2011) (Downtown Independent)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (Friday Night Frights)
Thor (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
The Wizard of Oz (1939) (The Bay Theatre)

Sunday 11/27
El Bulli: Cooking in Progress (2011) (Art Theatre of Long Beach)
The Death and Return of Superman (2011) (free event w/ cast & crew) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre)
Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7) (Laemmle's Town Center 5)
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973) / The Oblong Box (1969) (New Beverly Cinema)
Inni (2011) (Downtown Independent)
Melancholia (2011) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (Post Thanksgiving Run)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (Old Town Music Hall)
The Swell Season (2011) (Downtown Independent)
Thor (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
The Wizard of Oz (1939) (Aero Theatre)
The Wizard of Oz (1939) (The Bay Theatre)