QUENTIN TARANTINO'S MARCH MADNESS
For his birthday month, Quentin Tarantino programs the whole March 2011 calendar!
The full upcoming schedule is available online: New Beverly Cinema Friday & Saturday, March 25 & 26 Shaw Brothers Night The Avenging Eagle
1978, Hong Kong, 90 minutes The Avenging Eagle (1978) - IMDb
directed by Chung Sun; starring Ti Lung, Alexander Fu Sheng and Ku Feng
Fri: 7:30; Sat: 3:45 & 7:30 A movie that hits on all cylinders. The fighting scenes never overwhelm the actors and plot, and the choreography contains some truly outstanding weapons work
- Tony Mustafa, DVDCult.com - plus on the same bill - Duel of the Iron Fist
1971, Hong Kong, 98 minutes Duel of the Iron Fist (1971) - IMDb
directed by Cheh Chang; starring Ti Lung, David Chiang, Ping Wang, Jeanette Yu Wei, Yuan Chuan, Chih-Ching Yang, Feng Ku
Fri: 9:30; Sat: 5:30 & 9:30 Bursts at the seams with splashes of color and rage, filling each frame with crushing deathblows and screaming fits of fury.
- Glenn Heath Jr., Slant Magazine Friday, March 25 Friday
1995, USA, 91 minutes Friday (1995) - IMDb
directed by F. Gary Gray; starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, John Witherspoon, Faizon Love, Bernie Mac
Fri: 11:59pm (Midnight), All Tickets $7 Dirty, offensive, infantile and may launch a few sanctimonious opinion columns. And I mean that in the nicest way.
- Desson Thomson, Washington Post Tucker's manic torrent of dialogue works well alongside Ice Cube's put-upon exasperation, making for a memorable comic chemistry that carries the pair through a month's worth of shenanigans packed into a single wild day.
- Derek Armstrong, All Movie Guide Saturday, March 26 Incredibly rare 35mm screening of the Kung Fu / Spaghetti Western hybrid! The Fighting Fists Of Shanghai Joe
1974, Italy, 98 minutes Shanghai Joe (1973) - IMDb
directed by Mario Caiano; starring Chen Lee, Klaus Kinski, Gordon Mitchell, Claudio Undari, Carla Romanelli, Carla Mancini
Sat: 11:59pm (Midnight), All Tickets $7 March 27 - April 7 Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
The unrated combined version - the same print that screened at Cannes!
March 27 - April 5: Tickets are now SOLD OUT! Any tickets that become available will be sold first come, first served to a standby line the night of each event.
April 6 & 7: Tickets for the April 6 & 7 screenings will be sold at the box office the night of the event ONLY - no advance tickets will be sold for these final two shows. Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
2003, USA, 247 minutes
written & directed by Quentin Tarantino; starring Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen, Julie Dreyfus, Sonny Chiba, Gordon Liu, Michael Parks
March 27 - April 2: Sun: 2:00 & 7:00; Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs: 8:00
April 3 - April 7: Sun: 1:00 & 7:00; Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs: 8:00
1 & 2 midnight shows: Pulp Fiction
9 midnight show: Breaking Point
10-12: The Deer Hunter
13 & 14: The Grindhouse Film Fest Tribute To Tura Satana featuring Faster, P.ussycat! Kill! Kill!
& The Doll Squad
15 & 16: Jean Harlow in Red Headed Woman
& Libeled Lady
16 midnight show: John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness
& Love in the Afternoon
20 & 21: Sofia Coppola's Somewhere
& Lost In Translation
24 & 25: Easter Parade
& Singin' in the Rain
26 & 27: Sylvain Chomet's The Illusionist
& The Triplets of Belleville
30: The Grindhouse Film Fest Tribute To David F. Friedman
14 midnight show: Michael Caine stars in The Island
21 midnight show: Predator