Pencil This In: Golden Globe Foreign Language Films, Dead Celeb Cookbook and Music for a School Night
Tonight begins the Golden Globe® Foreign-Language Nominee Screening Series, which leads up to a panel discussion with the directors on Saturday and the Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday. Screening tonight at the Aero in Santa Monica is Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut In the Land of Blood and Honey, in Bosnian with English subtitles. Tickets: $11.
It’s a School Nightreturns after its winter break tonight and that means an evening of live music and DJs at Bardot in Hollywood. Performing live tonight are Van Hunt, Tycho and Jacuzzi Boys with a guest DJ set by DJ Rockwell. Free with RSVP for those 21+; $10 for 18+ with RSVP. 9 pm to 2 am.
ArcLight Hollywood and KCRW host a six-film retrospective of Gary Oldman movies for the next three nights. Oldman is regarded as one of today’s pre-eminent actors and the films reflect the depth and breadth of his career. Tonight’s films are Sid and Nancy (1986) with Oldman as Sid Vicious and at 6:30 pm and JFK (1991) at 9 pm featuring his portrayal as Lee Harvey Oswald. Oldman will make an appearance and participate in a Q&A on Wednesday after the 8 pm screening of Focus Features’ Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. The free tickets will be available only via RSVP throughwww.OldmanRSVP.com.
Frank DeCaro, Sirius XM radio host and former Daily Show movie critic, is at book soup tonight to pitch his latest project: a cookbook. In The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes by 150 Stars of Stage and Screen, DeCaro collects hundreds of recipes passed on from legendary stars who fancied themselves the real celebrity chefs. Included in the book: Liberace's Sticky Buns, Sebastian Cabot's Avocado Surprise, Lawrence Welk's Vegetable Croquettes, Vincent Price's Pepper Steak, Johnny Cash's Old Iron Pot Family-Style Chili and Jerry Orbach's Trifle. 7 pm.