Saturday, February 22

After Dark: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ screening 1-Ups other cult classic experiences

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offers late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: Columnist Nina Young first viewed “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” with her father eight years ago. Since then, the film has become a comforting background track while she cooks, showers or studies. While attending a screening of the film, Young danced in her seat to the film’s garage-rock-band score. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)


After Dark: ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ screening panelists offer in-depth look at iconic quotes

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offers late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: “The Devil Wears Prada” screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna was present at an interactive screening of the 2006 film at the 2018 Vulture Festival LA. Ardent fans gathered at The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel to listen to Brosh McKenna’s live commentary, answer trivia questions and watch Meryl Streep on screen once more. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)


After Dark: Old-school film ‘My Little Chickadee’ unites generations under classic cinema

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offers late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: The Old Town Music Hall’s screening of the comedy-Western classic “My Little Chickadee” revived the classic flick for attendees while featuring vintage 1920s elements, such as musical singalongs and comedy shorts preceding the film. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)


After Dark: Fans of The Dude take it easy in screening of ‘The Big Lebowski’

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offers late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: The Vista Theatre in Los Feliz screened the Coen brothers’ crime comedy “The Big Lebowski.” The film has garnered a large cult following since it’s initial 1998 release, inspiring a religion centered around “Dudeism.” (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)


After Dark: Tamales, live music set ambiance for ‘¡Three Amigos!’ screening

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offer late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: Hayworth Theater incorporated many local businesses for their screening of “¡Three Amigos!” such as mariachi performers from La Fonda, one of the oldest mariachi dinner-theater venues in the world. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


After Dark: ‘Beetlejuice’ screening has garish gags, invites outlandish outfits

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offers late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre in Hollywood decked out their rooftop screening of Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic “Beetlejuice” with spooky Halloween decor, such as spiderwebs, orange light and a fake dead body. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin senior staff)


After Dark: ‘The Eyes of Laura Mars’ amuses audience, critiques fashion industry

Los Angeles’ blend of midnight movies, cult screenings and historic theaters offers late-night scares and childhood nostalgia back in the theater. Join columnist Nina Young as she attends different cult screenings each week to find out why audiences stay out so late after dark. Read more...

Photo: Columnist Nina Young explored the relationship between fashion and film at the Getty Center, which screened the 1978 cult thriller “The Eyes of Laura Mars” alongside a recent exhibition on fashion photography. (Daily Bruin file photo)