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Weekly Movie Picks: Air Guitars, Silent Films, Korean & Japanese Animé & More!

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Grindhouse
The week begins with sassy sexploitation flicks Pretty Maids All in a Row and Revenge of the Cheerleaders, then segues into Asian action with aFearless Fighters and Supermanchu and closes with a triple bill of bloody horror: The Blood Spattered Bride, Asylum of Blood and Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary.

WHEN: Mon., March 26 - Sun., April 1; various times
WHERE: The New Beverly: 7165 Beverly Blvd. (1 block West of La Brea Ave.)

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King of Documentary
Cinespace will be hosting a screening of the three winning films in the Tokion's King of Documentary contest: Georgie Greville's The Red Room, Marie Bendl's Uu — The Problem With The Car and Brian Cassidy's Call Center. Complimentary libations will be provided by Dewar's following the screening. Finally, a Cinespace event that might be worth attending.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 27; 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
WHERE: Cinespace: 6356 Hollywood Blvd. (between Caheunga & Vine)

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Rediscover Silents
Marion Wong's 1916 film The Curse of Quon Gwon, the first known feature made by Chinese-Americans, and Her Wild Oat (1927) starring quintessential 1920s flapper Colleen Moore, will unspool as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Lost and Found” film series. Both films will be accompanied by live music performed by Michael Mortilla.

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WHEN: Thursday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: AMPAS, Linwood Dunn Theater: 1313 North Vine St. (Hollywood)
COST: Tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID.