Hollywood movie events in Los Angeles this week include a tribute to Jerry Lewis by the Academy; a not-to-be-missed Busby Berkeley film that includes Carmen Miranda’s famous “tutti-fruitti” performance; a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Walter Koenig (“Chekhov” in the Star Trek films); a Julia Child-themed evening honoring the late Nora Ephron; and so much more!
Friday, Sept. 7
The Academy’s Oscars Outdoors summer movie series presents “Julie and Julia” (2009) in honor of the late Nora Ephron, with a special selection of Julia Child themed food trucks, at dusk. Admission is $5.00 at 1341 Vine St.
Alfred Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” (1959) starring Cary Grant screens at the Egyptian at 6712 Hollywood Blvd. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11.00.
Saturday, Sept. 8
Walter Koenig (“Chekhov”) will appear in person for “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” (1982) at the Egyptian at 3:00 p.m. Admission is $15.00. Koenig will also receive his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Sept. 10 at 11:30 a.m. at 6679 Hollywood Blvd.
A restored version of “Logan’s Run” (1976) will screen in the Cinerama Dome at 6360 Sunset Blvd. at $8.00 for $13.75.
Cinespia will air Woody Allen’s “Manhattan” (1979) at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery at dusk. Tickets are $10.00 at 6000 Santa Monica Blvd
The last Devil’s Night Drive In presents “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” (1985) at sundown at 240 W. 4th Street amid high rises in downtown L.A. Admission is $10.00.
Street Food Cinema will show “The Hunger Games” (2012) outdoors at Exposition Park on the lawn in front of the Coliseum. The movie begins at 9:00 p.m. and costs $10.00.
Sunday, Sept. 9
Sergio Corbucci’s spaghetti western “The Great Silence” (1968) will screen at the Cinefamily through Sept. 11. Check Times. Tickets are $12.00 at 611 Fairfax.
“Planet of the Apes” (1968) will air as part of a tribute to Rod Serling at the Billy Wilder Theater at 10899 Wilshire at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00.
A 70MM print of “Starman” (1984), starring Jeff Bridges, screens at the Egyptian at 7:30 p.m. for $11.00.
Monday, Sept. 10
Grauman’s Chinese continues its 25-Cent Movies series with “The Godfather” starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino (1972) at 6801 Hollywood Blvd. at 8:00 p.m.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive will screen two rare films with Jean Arthur — “Most Precious Thing in Life” (1934) and “If You Could Only Cook” (1935) — at the Billy Wilder at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10.00.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
The Academy will throw open the doors at the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study for a behind-the-scenes tour and the premiere of a new print of “The Mark of Zorro” (1920), starring Douglas Fairbanks. Admission is $5.00. A standby line will form at 5:30 p.m. at 1313 Vine St.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
The Busby Berkeley extravaganza “The Gang’s All Here” (which includes the famous Carmen Miranda “tutti frutti” number) will screen at the Cinefamily through Sept. 17. Check times. Admission is $12.00.
Thursday, Sept. 13
Comedian Jerry Lewis will appear at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater for the tribute “Both Sides of the Camera: The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis” at 7:00 p.m. The evening will feature clips of his films and a discussion with Hollywood tech wizards Craig Barron and Ben Burtt. Tickets are $5.00 at 8949 Wilshire.
Two James Bond adventures starring Roger Moore, “Live and Let Die” (1973) and “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977), will screen at the Bing Theater at 5905 Wilshire at 7:30 p.m. The double feature from Film Independent at LACMA costs $10.00.