FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 15, 2001

Further Information Contact:
Margot Gerber/American Cinematheque at the Egyptian
323.461.2020, ext. 115


ANNETTE BENING, PATRICIA WETTIG & ALAN RICH  TO APPEAR WITH DIRECTOR IRWIN WINKLER AT AMERICAN
CINEMATHEQUE'S GUILTY BY SUSPICION SCREENING AT THE EGYPTIAN THEATRE

A discussion with Irwin Winkler, Annette Bening, Patricia Wettig and Alan Rich will take
place between RAGING BULL and GUILTY BY SUSPICION.

Tuesday, October 23 - 7:00 PM
A NIGHT AT THE EGYPTIAN WITH IRWIN WINKLER
One of the most successful and respected producers in Hollywood, Irwin
Winkler (ROCKY, THE RIGHT STUFF) has also established himself as a
highly-talented director with GUILTY BY SUSPICION, NIGHT AND THE CITY, THE
NET and the upcoming release LIFE AS A HOUSE, starring Kevin Kline.   Please
join us for a One-Night Tribute to Irwin Winkler, featuring two of his
finest films as producer and director:
Brand-New 35 mm. Print!  RAGING BULL, 1980, MGM/UA, 128 min.   Widely
regarded as one of the finest American movies of the past two decades,
director Martin Scorsese's masterpiece is a stunning b&w portrait of
prizefighter Jake La Motta (Robert DeNiro) and his harrowing, destructive
bouts in and out of the ring.  Winner of Academy Awards for Best Actor
(DeNiro) and Editing (Thelma Schoonmaker).  With Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci.

GUILTY BY SUSPICION, 1991, Warner Classics, 105 min.  Written and directed
by Winkler, GUILTY BY SUSPICION is a gripping, beautifully-acted drama of
the 1950's Communist witch hunts in Hollywood, starring Robert DeNiro as a
successful director facing the blacklist and Annette Bening as his ex-wife.
With George Wendt, Patricia Wettig, Sam Wanamaker. 
Discussion between films with Irwin Winkler, Annette Bening and Alan Rich.
SAM RAIMI TO APPEAR IN PERSON HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE'S
PRESENTATION OF THE EVIL DEAD AT THE EGYPTIAN THEATRE
Hollywood- Sam Raimi will appear in person at the Wednesday, October 31
screening of THE EVIL DEAD. There will be a free reception for all ticket
buyers from 7:30 - 8:00 PM (prior to the screening) in the Egyptian
Courtyard. At 8:00 PM (prior to the feature) is the U.S. theatrical premiere
of Bruce Campbell's (actor, THE EVIL DEAD) video documentary Fanalysis, a
documentary on horror movie fans, 2001, 28 minutes. The screening of THE
EVIL DEAD will begin at 8:30 PM. There will be a discussion following with
Director Sam Raimi and Producer Rob Tapert, schedules permitting. Editors,
please note that this information was not included in our earlier press
release.

Halloween Horror Night -- Restored 35 mm. Print!!
THE EVIL DEAD, 1983, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 85 min.  Join us Halloween
Night for a screening of a newly restored print of director Sam (SPIDERMAN,
DARKMAN) Raimi's breakthrough 1983 occult thriller THE EVIL DEAD, about a
group of five college students trapped in a demon-infested mountain cabin!!
This print has been struck off the original negative, and remixed in 5.1
Stereo sound by Anchor Bay Entertainment (who will release THE EVIL DEAD on
DVD in early 2002). 

GENERAL INFORMATION:
*       All films are presented in the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the
Egyptian unless specified otherwise. The Egyptian Theatre is located at 6712
Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.
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*       Please use 323.466.FILM and www.egyptiantheatre.com in all public
listings. Updates will be available on the web and on this public
information line.
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*       All guests are subject to their availability.
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*       Unless there is a special ticket price listed, tickets are: $8
General Admission; $7 Students/Seniors/Children; and $6 American
Cinematheque Members.
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*       Programs listed as double features are one price for both films.
There will be a 5-7 minute intermission between programs (or longer if a Q &
A is scheduled in between the screenings).
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*       Press passes to public screenings are not guaranteed. You should
take advantage of advance press screenings.
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*       All press requests for tickets or coverage must be in writing.

THE EVIL DEAD SCHEDULE CHANGES AT THE EGYPTIAN!!

The following time changes have been made for the October 31 screening of
THE EVIL DEAD:
7:30 -  8:00 PM - Reception in the Egyptian Courtyard
8:00 -  8:30 PM - Bruce Campbell's FANALYSIS
8:30 - 10:00 PM - THE EVIL DEAD

Discussion with Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert following the film

 

Reminder: Photo Op and Press Screening for EVERYTHING PUT TOGETHER is on
Oct. 17 at 5:00 PM. Call if you want this info faxed or emailed to you.

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