Sunday, March 2
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The Hollywood Theater will air the Academy Awards live on its Big Screen for its Hollywood Awards Party. DJs Michael E Moats and Ian Pisarcik, from Top of the Line Entertainment, will emcee the event that will feature trivia, prizes, bingo, and more. There are two price levels: $10 floor seats include a small popcorn & drink ($8 for members), and the $25 VIP Balcony seating includes bottomless popcorn, champagne, and other perks. ($20 for members). Limited balcony seats available, get your tickets early at showclix. Tuxes and gown encouraged, but not required. Come walk our red carpet and root for your favorites! (Note: This event is not sponsored by or affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences).
THE FILMS OF DAVID LYNCH SERIES
Monthly, September 2013 through June 2014.
His films have been known to disturb, offend, and mystify audiences. His unique cinematic style is characterized by its dream imagery, surrealism, and meticulous sound design. The Hollywood Theater is celebrating director, filmmaker, and visual artist David Lynch with: The Films of David Lynch, a series that spotlights a different Lynch film monthly through June 2014. Upcoming movies are (times and dates to be announced later): The Straight Story, Mullholland Drive, and Inland Empire.
7:30, Thursday, March 6; 10:15 p.m., Friday, March 7; 10 p.m.,
Saturday, March 8; 7 p.m., Sunday, March 9
Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, and Robert Blake star in this drama/mystery/ thriller in which a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.
TWIN PEAKS WEEKEND
We’re showing every episode of David Lynch’s cult TV series Twin Peaks! A discounted Black Lodge Pass will get you in to see all 30 episodes (would be $28 separately), including Season 1 and Season 2 feature- length pilot episodes and a free Twin Peaks pin too! With your Black Lodge Pass you can come and go as you please to the marathon throughout the weekend – catch them all or just your favorites. The schedule is currently as follows, but please be sure to double check our March calendar when it comes out to verify times.
Thursday, March 20, 7:30-9:15 pm: Season 1, Pilot. $1 damn good coffee and $1 doughnuts will be available.
Friday, March 21, 7 pm-12:30 am: Season 1, Episodes 2-8.
Saturday, March 22, 10:30 am-3 pm: Season 2, Pilot 1-5.
Sunday, March 23, 10:30am-midnight: Season 2, Episodes 6-22.
7 pm, Saturday, March 22
As part of the Twin Peaks festivities, on at we are teaming up with DJ Zombo to host an evening devoted to Twin Peaks and David Lynch, and will include a concert by the group Silencio, the internationally renowned group that performs music inspired by the works of David Lynch. In addition to the concert, the evening will include:
FAMILY MOVIE MATINEES
Secret of NIMH
1 p.m., Saturday, March 8
(all seats $3).
The Secret of NIMH, (1982), is one of the most vibrantly animated films of its time. Roger Ebert said: “it delights our eyes.” Voices by Dom DeLuise and a young Will Wheaton and Shannon Doherty. It screens again on March 8 at 4 and 7 p.m., and 4:30 p.m., Sunday, March 9 (all seats $5)
Breakup at a Wedding
7:30 p.m., Monday, March 10
This special presentation of Breakup at a Wedding (2013) includes a Q&A with producer/writer, and participant in the reality TV series, “The Chair,” Anna Martemucci and writer/actor Philip Quinaz. In the movie, a videographer captures an engaged couple’s decision to proceed with a sham wedding after the bride calls off the ceremony. $5 all seats.
7 and 9:30 p.m., Friday, March 14
In this new documentary director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert goes in search of answers about how genetically modified foods affect our children, the health of our planet, our freedom of choice, and perhaps the ultimate question: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in place, or have we lost something we can’t gain back? These and other questions take Seifert on a journey from his family’s table to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and the lobby of agra-giant Monsanto, from which he is unceremoniously ejected. Along the way we gain insight into a question that is of growing concern to citizens the world over: what’s on your plate? Details and a trailer Tickets at ticketfly.
Kids City St. Patrick’s Day Dance Party
2 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 15
KID CITY is Pittsburgh’s new indie dance party for kids. Led by DJ KellyMom—who spins familiar kid-friendly songs that parents grew up dancing to—from The Cure to No Doubt. Art projects for kids and parents, and rotating local craft vendors. Kids free, $5 for parents.
THE ROCKY HORROR
Midnight, Saturday, March 15 (tickets)
The Junior Chamber of Commerce Players, Pittsburgh’s official Rocky Horror floorshow cast, will have you time warping in the aisles! Expect a sellout crowd. Don’t miss out—get your tickets early at showclix or at the theater. Rocky rules available at the JCCP website
The Quiet Man
2 p.m., Thursday, March 20.
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the Hollywood will screen the romance/comedy/drama The Quiet Man (1952) starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. Filmed in Ireland, the film garnered John Ford an Academy Award. All seats for the senior matinee are $5.
The Quiet Man is also our BREAKFAST AND A MOVIE feature, 11 a.m., Sunday, March 16. The event includes a light breakfast, cartoons, and door prizes. Tickets are $15; $13, members. You must get breakfast tickets by Thursday, March 13, at the theater or at showclix. Movie only (starts at 11:30) is $7 at door.
The Quiet Man also screens at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 16.
2 p.m., Sunday, March 30
The Hollywood Theater’s Silents Please! Series features silent movies with live musical accompaniment by local musicians. In March we feature Hot Water (1924), starring Harold Lloyd with music by Dale Abraham on theater organ and Tom Roberts on piano. Hot Water has some of the funniest sequences of Harold Lloyd’s career—sent off for groceries, he ends up winning a live turkey in a raffle. Walking the huge bird on a leash like a pet, Lloyd is forced to return home on a crowded trolley car. He then takes his wife and in-laws for a wild spin in his new car, and is later pursued by his sleepwalking mother-in-law. Tickets $10; $7, 65+/12- and students with valid school ID at the door. This series is supported in part by a Seed Award from The Sprout Fund (www.sproutfund.org).