LAist Film Calendar 07/12/07-15: 'Hackers' and 'Hipster Holocaust'

One of my wife's dream double features is a "Damn The Man!" night pairing counter-culture classics Hackers & Empire Records. Thanks to Something Old, Something New, the Association of Moving Image Archivists' monthly series at the New Beverly, half her dream will come true. Friday & Saturday, their "Tales of Technology" program screens Hackers (1995) in glorious 35mm, accompanied by 711 Ocean Drive (1950), ripe for rediscovery from Sony's archives. In a time when hacking a mainframe would've required a three-hole punch, this techno noir leveraged then-emerging technologies of phone-tapping & local broadcasting for its "expose of the $8,000,000,000 gambling syndicate" (& that's in 1950s money!). Speaking of local, sequences shot in & around the Sunset Strip show vintage landmarks like Sherry's Restaurant (now The Key Club).

After hacking the planet, take advantage of the Friday the 13th & hack some people. When we posted Jon D.A.'s horror short Hipster Holocaust a few weeks back, Arcata-based filmmaker William Burgess was quick to inform us that he had already made a feature-length Hipster Holocaust (2011) horror flick...wait for it...before it was cool! When two uninvited guests disrupt a vapid mansion party of sex & drugs & vintage clothes, the hedonism hits the skids & the hip hits the fan! Burgess' work gets the (Laemmle's) Royal treatment at its midnight premiere, with the director in person & the cast in pieces! Make your own double feature by streaming D.A.'s short while waiting in line for Burgess' feature!

Full list appears below. See you at the movies!

ALL WEEK

Ballplayer (2011) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
Cocktail (2012) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7)
Easy Money (2010) (Nuart Theatre)
Farewell, My Queen (2012) (Laemmle's Royal Theatre)
The Intouchables (2011) (Laemmle's Fallbrook 7) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
Top Priority: The Terror Within (2012) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
Trishna (2011) (The Landmark)
Unforgivable (2011) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
Union Square (2012) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7) (Laemmle's Town Center 5)
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre)

THURSDAY 07/12

Channel 101 (free event) (Downtown Independent)
Damsels in Distress (2011) / Kicking and Screaming (1995) (New Beverly Cinema)
The Do-Deca-Pentathalon (2012) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre)
Fat Kid Rules the World (2012) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Gimme Shelter (1970) (Egyptian Theatre) (This Must Be the Place: Music on the Big Screen)
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) (free 3D screening w/ producer Lori Forte) (USC School of Cinematic Arts)
Mini Cinema (w/ free popcorn & drinks) (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
People vs. The State of Illusion (2012) (w/ director Austin Vickers) (Art Theatre of Long Beach)
RAWcross America (2012) (free premiere screening) (Downtown Independent)
A Star Is Born (1954) (Aero Theatre) (Classics and Restorations on the Big Screen)
You Only Live Twice (1967) / A View to a Kill (1985) (LACMA)

FRIDAY 07/13

711 Ocean Drive (1950) / Hackers (1995) (New Beverly Cinema)
Battle Royale (2001) (Nuart Theatre) (Cine-Insomnia Midnight Movie)
Beauty and the Beast (1946) / La Nuit Fantastique (1942) (LACMA) (French Film Fridays)
Blind Revenge (2010) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
Deep Blue Sea (1999) (w/ director Renny Harlin) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (Friday Night Frights)
Farewell, My Queen (2012) (w/ Diane Kruger at 7pm screening) (Laemmle's Royal Theatre)
Ghost (1990) (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences) (Oscars Outdoors)
Hipster Holocaust (2011) (midnight show) (Laemmle's Royal Theatre)
Hook (1991) / The Princess Bride (1987) (Downtown Independent)
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) / A Simple Plan (1998) (w/ Billy Bob Thornton) (Egyptian Theatre)
Nipples and Palm Trees (2011) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
The Pact (2012) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
Poppy (1936) (Old Town Music Hall)
Seven Men From Now (1956) / Decision at Sundown (1957) (UCLA Film & Television Archive @ Hammer Museum) (Ride Lonesome: The Films of Budd Boetticher)
Stitch in Time (2012) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
Taxi Driver (1976) / The Collector (1965) (Aero Theatre) (Classics and Restorations on the Big Screen)

SATURDAY 07/14

711 Ocean Drive (1950) / Hackers (1995) (New Beverly Cinema)
Baseball, Dennis, and the French (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Bernie (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Bill W. (2012) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
Cat Ballou (1965) (Autry National Center) (What is a Western?)
Gone With the Wind (1939) (Aero Theatre) (Classics and Restorations on the Big Screen)
Hairspray (1988) (Hollywood Forever Cemetery) (Cinespia Screenings)
I Heart Shakey (2012) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
The Matchmaker (2010) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
The Moderns (1988) (Egyptian Theatre) (Staff Pick)
Party Girl (1995) (w/ director Daisy von Scherler Mayer) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (CinemaDiscotheque)
PeeWee's Big Adventure (1985) (Eat See Hear) (Bloch Field at The Port of Los Angeles)
Poppy (1936) (Old Town Music Hall)
Prank (2012) (premiere screening w/ cast & crew) (Downtown Independent)
The Princess Bride (1987) (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences) (Oscars Outdoors)
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)
Rollerball (1975) (New Beverly Cinema) (New Beverly Midnights)
Silent Serials (Egyptian Theatre)
The Tall T (1957) / Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) (UCLA Film & Television Archive @ Hammer Museum) (Ride Lonesome: The Films of Budd Boetticher)
Your Sister's Sister (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)

SUNDAY 07/15

Baseball, Dennis, and the French (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Bernie (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Bill W. (2012) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
I Heart Shakey (2012) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Noho 7)
Jason and the Argonauts (1963) (Aero Theatre) (Classics and Restorations on the Big Screen)
The Leopard (1963) (Aero Theatre) (Classics and Restorations on the Big Screen)
The Matchmaker (2010) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)
Poppy (1936) (Old Town Music Hall)
Shane (1953) (The Bay Theatre)
South Pacific (1958) (w/ special guests) (Egyptian Theatre) (The Egyptian at 90)
Tokyo Olympiad (1965) (Cinefamily @ Silent Movie Theatre) (The Body Athletic)
Tour de France (Art Theatre of Long Beach) (Bike Film Fest)
El Velador (2011) (UCLA Film & Television Archive @ Hammer Museum) (Archive Documentary Spotlight)
Your Sister's Sister (2011) (weekend morning show) (Laemmle's Playhouse 7)