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Arts and Entertainment

Rooftop Film Club Announces Their April Screenings Of Cult Classics & Oscar Picks

Let's go to the movies (Photo courtesy Rooftop Film Club)
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You won't have to wait until summer to get your outdoor movie fix when a rooftop screening series returns to Hollywood next month.Rooftop Film Club, which hosted screenings last summer and fall, has returned to the roof of the 89-year-old Montalbán Theater near Hollywood and Vine for another season of films. Beginning in April, they'll be showing a lineup of cult classics like Goonies, Dirty Dancing and The Big Lebowski, as well as recent Oscar nominees and winners like Straight Outta Compton, Mad Max: Fury Road and Carol. They'll also screen vintage gems like Sunset Boulevard and Casablanca.

What distinguishes these screenings from other outdoor venues around town—besides having a great rooftop view of Hollywood and beyond—are the cozy cabana seats and wireless headphones they provide. That's right, you won't have to scramble to stake out your turf with a picnic blanket or struggle to hear your favorite lines over chatty neighbors. They also offer free blankets and ponchos if it's chilly or a bit rainy, which may very well come in handy for these springtime screenings.

You also won't have to bring your own Trader Joe's-supplied picnic either, as Farmer's Belly will be serving up locally-sourced and organic street food selections. They also have classic treats for sale like popcorn and candy, as well as beer, wine and speciality themed cocktails.

The screenings are 18 and over and tickets are $17 plus a $2 booking fee. More information and tickets can be found here. All screenings start at 8 p.m.

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Wednesday, April 6: Star Wars:The Force Awakens
Thursday, April 7: Straight Outta Compton
Friday, April 8: Carol
Saturday, April 9: Tangerine
Tuesday, April 12: Casablanca
Wednesday, April 13: The Big Short
Thursday, April 14: Blade Runner
Friday, April 15: The Big Lebowski
Saturday, April 16: Pulp Fiction
Tuesday, April 19th: Dirty Dancing
Thursday, April 21: Back to the Future
Friday, April 22: Top Gun
Saturday, April 23: Mad Max: Fury Road
Tuesday, April 26: Clueless
Wednesday, April 27: Cinema Paradiso
Thursday, April 28: Amy
Friday, April 29: Goonies
Saturday, April 30: Sunset Boulevard