Movie theaters have suffered under the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with several beloved landmarks forced to shutter due to the financial toll. But at least one iconic theater is guaranteed a grand reopening: Los Angeles’ New Beverly Cinema, owned and operated by Quentin Tarantino. The New Beverly Cinema reopening date has been set, after more than a year of being closed in response to the pandemic last March.
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UPDATE: Tickets are now on sale for the Pulp Fiction/Professional double feature.
Late summer left Los Angeles repertory fans scratching their heads as the long-running New Beverly Cinema abruptly closed for the month of September with the promise of renovations and new programming to come starting in October. As it turns out, Quentin Tarantino, who owns the theater building and has long provided financial backing to the New Bev, decided to take over programming the theater, ditching a recently-installed digital projector and committing to film-only projection. This week, the theater reopens and the first New Beverly programming under Tarantino’s stewardship has been announced.
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Quentin Tarantino has programed small film events before, but the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is about to become the filmmaker’s full-time, ongoing movie program. Unfortunately, the transition isn’t a seamless one, and is also not without some controversy. Read More »