Romeo + Juliet (1996) at midnight
Saturday, May 18, 2013:
New Beverly Midnights presents
ROMEO + JULIET
1996, USA, 120 minutes, 35mm, 20th Century Fox
Directed by Baz Luhrmann
Original play by William Shakespeare
Screenplay by Craig Pearce & Baz Luhrmann
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino,
Brian Dennehy, Paul Rudd
Sat: midnight (11:59 pm)
"Luhrmann's gleefully cinematic version of the play is so relentlessly inventive and innovative, it takes 20 minutes to get a grasp on how appropriate is his approach to the material."
- Geoff Andrew, Time Out
"Luhrmann and his two bright angels have shaken up a 400-year-old play without losing its touching, poetic innocence."
- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Screening format: 35mm
New Beverly Cinema (View)
7165 W. Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036