Big Screen Revival Series at Culver Plaza Theatres

posted by WMCulver on June 17, 2008 at 10:47 am

CULVER CITY, CA – This Wednesday, the revival series at the Culver Plaza Theatres starts with Pulp Fiction 6/18/2008 at 7:00 pm.
Then 6/25 – Casablanca, 7/2 – Ghostbusters, 7/8 The Wizard of Oz, 7/15 – Singin in the Rain, 7/23 – Labyrinth, 7/30 – Scarface, 8/6 – Grease

All shows are one night only at 7:00 PM and all seats are $7.00.

Official Website

Culver Plaza Theatres, 9919 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA
Across from Sony Studios and the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Theaters in this post

Comments (2)

markinthedark on June 17, 2008 at 12:52 pm

Hope their projectionist is on the ball. Last time I was there I saw 3:10 to Yuma in an auditorium that was staggering shows with another film. 3:10 was a 2.35 Scope film and the other film must have been 1.85 flat. When 3:10 started they had the wrong lens in the projector so and the picture was squished. This went on for a few minutes until I made a comment to an employee. They then put in the scope lens but left the 1:85 plate installed so the picture was a narrow strip with the top and bottom cut off. Then they put in the right plate but lens and squished again! This went back and forth for a bit for 10 minutes until they got it right, followed by another couple minutes to get the screen masking right. I almost walked out but really wanted to see Yuma on the big screen and this was the last place it was playing. I emailed the management at the address on their website but never got a response. So, again, I hope the projectionist is on the ball when handling these films of various ages, aspect ratios etc.

markinthedark on June 17, 2008 at 1:48 pm

I hope I don’t scare anyone from this series. I think any theatre that has the guts to put on a series of classics should receive support. Especially an independent 2nd run house that programs a nice variety of films (Hollywood, Independent and Foreign) like the Culver Plaza does. I just hope theatre management saw my comments so they can make a good effort to have quality control with presentation. I do not know if they ever received or read my email.

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