Things to do, motion pictures in LA, OC: Disney, Olivia Newton-John

Discover a flick with our weekly curated listing of traditional motion pictures, cult favorites, movie festivals, and many others., enjoying at theaters, drive-ins and pop-ups and/or streaming on-line. Earlier than you go, bear in mind to name or examine on-line for reservation necessities and COVID-19 protocols.

‘Amadeus’ Dwell in Live performance
The music of Mozart will fill the air because the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Pacific Chorale carry out live-to-picture to accompany Miloš Forman’s Oscar-winning 1984 biodrama in regards to the 18th-century Austrian composer. Tom Hulce and F. Murray Abraham star. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. $19-$79.

‘Beauty and the Beast’
A story as previous as time is retold as soon as once more in Disney’s pleasant 1991 animated musical primarily based on the traditional fairy story. El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 10 a.m., 1, 4 and seven p.m. Aug. 19-21. $15. (800) 347-6396.

‘Cinema’s First Nasty Ladies’
This four-part collection spotlighting newly restored silent-era movies from the U.S. and Europe continues and concludes. UCLA Movie & Tv Archive, UCLA Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19, 7 p.m. Aug. 21. Free; advance registration beneficial; standby line accessible.

‘Conan the Barbarian’
What’s greatest in life? To crush your enemies, see them pushed earlier than you, to listen to the lamentations of their lady and to observe Arnold Schwarzenegger on this rip-roaring 1982 sword-and-sandal journey directed by John Milius and co-written by Oliver Stone. Alamo Drafthouse, 700 W. seventh St., downtown L.A. 6 and 9:30 p.m. Aug. 20, 7:45 p.m. Aug. 24. $18.

‘The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover’ with ‘The Baby of Mâcon’
Peter Greenaway will probably be readily available for a Q&A at this double invoice that pairs the British filmmaker’s ravishing 1989 romantic thriller starring Michael Gambon and Helen Mirren along with his 1993 historic drama starring Ralph Fiennes and Julia Ormond. American Cinematheque on the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19. $10, $15.

‘Cool Hand Luke’
What we’ve obtained right here is Paul Newman in one among his signature roles — that of an indomitable inmate sweating out his sentence at a jail camp in Nineteen Fifties Florida — on this hit 1967 drama. Academy Museum of Movement Footage, David Geffen Theater, 6067 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21. $5-$10.

‘Dr. No’
Sean Connery is Bond, James Bond, in sixtieth anniversary screenings of this 1962 espionage thriller that launched the long-lived motion franchise. Fathom Occasions, numerous native theaters (see web site). 3 and seven p.m. Aug. 21. $18, $20.

‘Five East Pieces’
A salute to Bob Rafelson contains the late filmmaker’s 1970 counter-culture story starring Jack Nicholson as a once-promising classical pianist toiling away as an oil-field employee out Kern County means. American Cinematheque on the Los Feliz 3, 1822 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz. 1:30 p.m. Aug. 20. $8, $13.

‘The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T’
A younger boy finds himself transported to a fantasy world dominated by a merciless piano trainer on this live-action 1953 musical fable co-written by beloved kids’s creator Dr. Seuss. Academy Museum of Movement Footage, Ted Mann Theater, 6067 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 11 a.m. Aug. 20. $5.

‘Gas Food Lodging’ with ‘Grace of My Heart’
Allison Anders is slated to be readily available for this double invoice that pairs the filmmaker’s 1992 indie drama starring Brooke Adams, Ione Skye and Fairuza Balk as a New Mexico mother and her two daughters, with Anders’ musical 1996 fable starring Illeana Douglas as a Carole King-like singer-songwriter. Offered in 35mm. New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd., L.A. 7:30 and 9:40 p.m. Aug. 23-24. $12; advance buy beneficial.

The dearly departed Olivia Newton-John stars reverse John Travolta on this blockbuster 1978 musical about Nineteen Fifties youngsters in love. Road Meals Cinema at Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring St., downtown L.A. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20; gates open at 5:30 p.m. $10-$24; ages 5 and youthful, free; advance buy beneficial.

HollyShorts Movie Pageant
This celebration of brief movies from all over the world continues and concludes. TCL Chinese language Theatres, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Varied showtimes by Aug. 20. Passes: $55.

‘Laurel and Hardy on the Streets of Los Angeles’
It’s all about location, location, location because the legendary comedy duo capers and cavorts in three traditional shorts shot proper right here in SoCal. Creator and historian Craig Calman hosts. Outdated City Music Corridor, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. 2:30 and seven p.m. Aug. 20. $10, $12.

‘Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters’
The life and occasions of controversial Japanese creator Yukio Mishima are dramatized in Paul Schrader’s gripping 1985 bio-drama set to a rating by Philip Glass. Mind Useless Studios on the Silent Film Theater, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. $12; advance buy required.

16mm Cartoon Celebration
Really feel like a child once more at this family-friendly providing that includes a few of your favourite cartoon characters from days of yore. The Frida Cinema, Calle Cuatro Plaza, 305 E. 4th St., Santa Ana. Midday. Aug. 20. $7.50-$10.50.

‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ in Live performance
The Drive will probably be with you as Pacific Symphony performs John Williams’ traditional rating live-to-picture to accompany a screening of this thrilling 1980 entry in George Lucas’ epic house saga. FivePoint Amphitheatre, 14800 Chinon, Irvine. 8 p.m. Aug. 20. $39-$100.