Now that the party season is winding down, give your liver a well-deserved rest and score some culture points by indulging in a bit of movie watching. This January, L.A. is jam-packed with film screenings that you won't want to miss. Edgar Wright wears many hats (director/writer/producer/actor), and he's bringing his Wright Stuff screening series to L.A., presenting his fave movies every night 'til the end of the month. From Dirty Harry to Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, this eclectic mix will have something to suit everyone's tastes!
Friday, January 14 to Monday, January 31. The New Beverly Cinema, 7165 West Beverly Boulevard; 323-938-4038.
If you're after a more surreal viewing experience, check out Crazy Good: An Alejandro Jodorowsky Tribute at the Egyptian this weekend. Renowned for their mind-bending mysticism, Jodorowsky's films Santa Sangre, El Topo &The Holy Mountain, and his debut Fando y Lis, will be accompanied by Q&A sessions with his collaborators.
Saturday, January 15, and Sunday, January 16. Egyptian Theatre , 6712 Hollywood Boulevard; 323-466-3456.