In LA, Laemmle Theaters is one of the hallowed places to watch the best in independent and foreign films. To say that's an important part of being an LA film enthusiast would be an understatement. With eight locations all over the Greater LA region, Laemmle (say "LEM-lee") is a cornerstone for great film, previews and screenings, and events. Established in 1938, the company is still family-run by (you guessed it) the Laemmles.
Laemmle Town Center 5
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17200 Ventura Blvd.
- Nina Hoss, Germany’s exquisite answer to Kate Winslet (who’d be perfect for the Hollywood remake), is gripping in this unusual WWII psychodrama that’s too good to pass up. She plays Nelly, a Jewish concentration camp survivor whose head is swaddle...Read more
- Not since 2007’s Cassandra’s Dream has Woody Allen played it almost entirely deadly straight with a tragic male character at the heart of a drama. Irrational Man harks further back to the likes of Crimes and Misdemeanors and gives us Abe (Joaquin ...Read more
- In the unofficial book of Hollywood double standards, only teenage boys are allowed to fumble heroically into the wilds of sex. Most girls are either virginally waiting for Mr. Right or “slutty” supporting characters. So yay for indie drama The Di...Read more
- Manly, sharp-edged submarine B movies don’t come along often anymore—so consider this Cold War off-white-knuckler a welcome blast of recycled air. It helps that writer-director Todd Robinson takes on a real historical question (why, exactly, the S...Read more