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#TBT at the Laemmle: Scrooged

December 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

“That’s the one good thing about regret: it’s never too late. You can always change tomorrow if you want to.”

A darkly comic and surreal contemporization of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, this effects-heavy Bill Murray holiday vehicle from 1988 sees the former SNL funnyman assuming the role of television executive Frank Cross, the meanest and most depraved man on earth. Cross will stoop to unheard of levels to increase his network’s ratings — even if it means mounting outrageous programs to retain an audience, such as “Robert Goulet’s Cajun Christmas” and Lee Majors in “The Night the Reindeer Died,” with an AK-47-toting Santa. Cross plots his foulest move, however, for the Christmas holiday, when he will force his office staff to mount a live production of A Christmas Carol on national television — and thus work through Christmas Eve.

Cross’s life is turned upside down with visits from three ghosts: a craggy-faced cabbie known as The Ghost of Christmas Past (David Johansen); the sugar-plum fairy Ghost of Christmas Present (Carol Kane) (who gets her jollies by bonking Frank across the face with a toaster oven); and, eventually, the caped, headless Ghost of Christmas Future, who will send Frank sliding into a crematory oven — just before he gives the sleazoid one last chance to redeem himself. Along the way, the spirits carry Frank to scenes from his past, present, and future (per Scrooge) and impart a glimpse of how he became so thoroughly rotten.

RATING: PG-13

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Laemmle NoHo 7

The Laemmle NoHo 7 Theatre opened on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 in the newly revitalized North Hollywood Arts district. The venue features stadium-style auditoriums, comfortable rocker seats with extra leg room, state-of-the-art digital projection and wall-to-wall screens.  Also, a first for Laemmle Theatres, the box office is inside the lobby so patrons can order tickets in comfort, protected from the elements. The METRO Red Line brings you within two blocks of the NoHo 7 and with dozens of dining options within walking distance, it’s a great destination for dinner and a movie! If you haven’t been to North Hollywood lately, it’s worth the trip.

DOGS: No, unfortunately dogs are not allowed inside the theater. Service dogs being an exception, of course. (Please add this line to the TBT page too)

TIME: Doors 7, Trivia Raffle 7:30, Movie 7:40

ENTRANCE: Through the main entry doors on Lankershim Blvd.

SEATING/CHAIRS: It’s an indoor movie theater. You will sit in comfy seats. Pillows and blankets are optional 😉

PARKING: Parking structure is located at 11144 Weddington St. next to the Art Institute. NOTE: THE LOT IS ALSO LABELED “5250 PARKING”). With a Laemmle validation, parking is $2 for 3.5 hours and $1.25 ea. 15 minutes thereafter.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: METRO Red Line Station: North Hollywood. METRO Bus: 152, 154, 156, 183, 224.

Details

Date:
December 15, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.laemmle.com/films/41553

Organizer

Eat See Hear

Venue

Laemmle NoHo 7
5240 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601 United States
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Website:
http://www.laemmle.com