We See London, We See France [Special Screenings, Nov. 8-15]

Captain Underpants. Image courtesy Dreamworks Animation

Hymn—Sarah Brightman In Concert. The world-renowned soprano celebrates her new album, Hymn, by performing its songs live for the big screen from the Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps. AMC Tustin Legacy at the District, 2457 Park Ave., Tustin, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, 1701 W. Katella Ave., Orange, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, (800) 967-1932; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, 26701 Aliso Creek Rd., Aliso Viejo, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, 255 W. Birch St., Brea, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Foothill Towne Center Stadium 22, 26602 Towne Center Dr., Foothill Ranch, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, 65 Fortune Dr., Irvine, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, 7501 E. Carson, Long Beach, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Thurs., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. $12.50.

Twisted Pair. The fifth feature film from writer/director Neil Breen has him playing identical twins who become hybrid artificial-intelligence entities. They get torn in different directions to achieve justice for humanity. The Frida Cinema, 305 E. Fourth St., Santa Ana; thefridacinema.org. Thurs., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. $7-$10.

Thunder Road. Jim Cummings’ award-winning drama follows a cop (Cummings) who is a decent man struggling with relationship and anger issues. After he loses his mother, he endeavors to do a better job raising his young daughter (Kendal Farr). The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Thurs., Nov. 8, 8 p.m. $7-$10.

Incredibles 2. Newport Coast Elementary School’s first family movie night features this year’s animated smash hit from Disney-Pixar and director Brad Bird. Bob Parr/Mr. Incredible (voiced by Craig T. Nelson) takes care of the kids while his wife, Helen/Elastigirl (Holly Hunter), is out saving the world. Bring blankets and chairs. Food trucks will be on site; popcorn is free. The first 100 families get a surprise. Newport Coast Elementary School, Multipurpose Room, 6655 Ridge Park Rd., Newport Coast, (949) 515-6975. Fri., 5 p.m. Free.

Clue. Photo courtesy Paramount Pictures

Clue: Special Presentation in Partnership With Who Done It: The Clue Documentary. In Jonathan Lynn’s 1985 comedy-mystery based on the board game, six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery. The cast includes Madeline Kahn, Tim Curry, Eileen Brennan, Martin Mull and Christopher Lloyd. Attending this screening is Jeff Smith, director of the new making-of documentary, Who Done It. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Fri., 8 p.m. $7-$10.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The pioneering midnight movie starts with the car of sweethearts Brad and Janet (Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon) breaking down near the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry). The transvestite scientist’s home also hosts a rocking biker (Meat Loaf), a creepy butler (Richard O’Brien) and assorted freaks, including a hunk of beefcake named “Rocky.” Live shadow-cast troupe K.A.O.S. performs in Santa Ana, while Midnight Insanity does the same in Long Beach. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Fri., 11:30 p.m. $7-$10; also at Art Theatre; arttheatrelongbeach.org. Sat., 11:55 p.m. $8.50-$11.50.

The Met Live in HD: Marnie. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the title character and baritone Christopher Maltman is the man who pursues the mysterious woman with multiple identities in composer Nico Muhly’s reimagining of the Winston Graham novel that also inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s film. AMC Marina Pacifica, 6346 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, (562) 430-8790; AMC Orange 30 at the Outlets, 20 City Blvd. W., Orange, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at the District, (714) 258-7036 (no Wed., 1 p.m. show); Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Beach, (800) 967-1932; Cinemark at the Pike Theaters, 99 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, (562) 435-5754; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Foothill Towne Center Stadium 22, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; Regal Garden Grove Stadium 16, 9741 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Sat., 9:55 a.m.; Wed., 1 & 6:30 p.m. $18-$24.

Omnipresent. After Ilian Djevelekov’s drama, which is Bulgaria’s official Academy Awards entry, there is an audience Q&A. The film follows an ad-agency owner (Velislav Pavolv) whose obsession with watching family, friends and employees via hidden spy cameras ends in disaster. Art Theatre, 2025 E. Fourth St., Long Beach, (562) 438-5435; arttheatrelongbeach.org. Sat., 11 a.m. $8.50-$11.50.

Bullitt 50th Anniversary. Peter Yates’ 1968 action-mystery may be better known for its car chase through the streets of San Francisco than for star Steve McQueen’s steely-eyed portrayal of a daredevil cop. He tries to get to the bottom of who killed the star witness he had been protecting. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Sat.-Sun., noon, 2:15 & 4:30 p.m. $7-$10.

Bolshoi Ballet: La Sylphide. A same-day live performance of Danish master August Bournoville’s ballet on a Moscow stage is shown on U.S. cinema screens. On his wedding day, a young Scotsman is awakened with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature known as a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, he risks everything to pursue an unattainable love. AMC Orange 30 at the Outlets, (714) 769-4288; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Beach, (800) 967-1932; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; Regal Garden Grove Stadium 16, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Sun., 12:55 p.m. $18.

Die Hard. Photo courtesy 20th Century Fox

Die Hard: A Special 30th Anniversary Event. Want to feel old? This Christmas/not-Christmas movie first hit theaters 30 years ago. Yippee-ki-yay, motherfuckering Big Apple cop John McClane becomes the only hope for a small group of hostages trapped in a Los Angeles high-rise seized by terrorists on Christmas Eve. The screening event includes exclusive insight from a Turner Classic Movies host. AMC Orange 30 at the Outlets, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at the District, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Beach, (800) 967-1932; Cinemark at the Pike Theaters, (562) 435-5754; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Sun. & Wed., 2 & 7 p.m. $12.50.

Auntie Mame: MenAlive OC’s Films at the Frida. The progressive ways of Mame Dennis (Rosalind Russell), an independent woman of the 1920s left to care for her nephew (Jan Handzlik/Roger Smith) after his wealthy father dies, are challenged by the boy’s assigned executor (Fred Clark) in this multiple-Golden-Globe-winning musical from 1958. Proceeds benefit MenAlive OC Gay Men’s Choir. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Sun., 6 p.m. $15.

Ellen Warkentine: Nonsense Mouth World Premiere. The theatrical composer’s new visual album is presented to highlight the power of women’s voices through its influences, style and process. The work showcases a surreal heroine’s journey in six chapters presented by an all-female video-production team. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Sun., 7 p.m. $10-$15.

Saving Private Ryan 20th Anniversary Veteran’s Day Screening. Veterans and active military who show credentials at the box office get in free to Steven Spielberg’s 1998 war epic. During World War II’s Normandy invasion, an Army Rangers captain (Tom Hanks) leads his squad in the search for a paratrooper (Matt Damon), who is the last surviving brother of four servicemen. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Mon.-Tues., 1, 4:30 & 8 p.m. $7-$10.

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. Image courtesy DC

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm 25th Anniversary. In the stylish animated film, Batman is framed for the murder of a crime lord linked to Bruce Wayne’s new girlfriend. The Looney Tunes short Rabid Rider also screens. AMC Orange 30 at the Outlets, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at the District, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Beach, (800) 967-1932; Cinemark at the Pike Theaters, (562) 435-5754; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Big Newport 6, 300 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Foothill Towne Center Stadium 22, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; Regal Garden Grove Stadium 16, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Mon., 2 & 7 p.m. $12.50.

Kurios—Cabinet of Curiosities. Cirque du Soleil’s internationally acclaimed show goes from the big top to the big screen for one night. AMC Orange 30 at the Outlets, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at the District, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century 20 Huntington Beach, (800) 967-1932; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Big Newport 6, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Tues., 7 p.m. $15.

Restoring Tomorrow. Aaron Wolf’s film, subtitled “Recover Your Past, Reclaim Your Future,” seeks to answer a question facing religious institutions across the country: How do you re-engage the disengaged? AMC Orange 30 at the Outlets, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at the District, (714) 258-7036; Cinemark Century Stadium 25, (714) 532-9558; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Brea Stadium West 10, (714) 672-4136; Edwards Foothill Towne Center Stadium 22, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Tues., 7 p.m. $12.50.

School of Rock Food Drive Screening. Frida and Cal State Fullerton’s Capstone Comm 464 Public Relations Management class screen Richard Linklater’s 2003 comedy and, in lieu of admission tickets, accept donated food items for Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. For each item an attendee gives, she or he gets a raffle ticket toward a prize. In the flick, a struggling pub rocker (Jack Black) finds meaning in life as a prestigious prep school’s substitute teacher. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org/event/school-of-rock-food-drive-screening. Tues., 7:30 p.m. Click on the special link for desired food items.

Agave: The Spirit of a Nation + Tequila & Mezcal Tasting Reception. Nick Kovacic and Matthew Riggieri primarily filmed in the mountains and highlands of Oaxaca and Jalisco, Mexico, to document the cultural significance of the agave plant and the families trying to save it. The event begins with a reception featuring mezcal and tequila samplings. The Frida Cinema; thefridacinema.org. Wed., reception, 7 p.m.; screening, 7:30 p.m. $25 (includes tastings). 21+.

Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams. Filmed over 20 years, Mat Whitecross’ documentary tells the story of one of the world’s biggest bands, in its members’ own words. Live performance and behind-the-scenes footage is included in the one-night-only cinematic event. Art Theatre; arttheatrelongbeach.org. Wed., 7 p.m. $8.50-$11.50.

The Rider. International Film Club presents writer/producer/director Chloë Zhao’s 2017 western. After suffering a near-fatal head injury, a young cowboy (Brady Jandreau) undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. A light dinner and discussion follows. UC Irvine, McCormick Hall, Humanities Gateway 1070, first floor, Campus and West Peltason drives, Irvine, (949) 824-6117. Wed., 7 p.m. Free, but RSVP required.

The Pink Panther. Photo courtesy Mirisch G-E Productions

The Pink Panther. Blake Edwards kicked off a franchise with this 1963 comedy-mystery centered on bumbling French police Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers). He investigates the disappearance of the Pink Panther, the largest diamond in the world, which is believed to have been snatched by a famous cat burglar known as the Phantom. Regency South Coast Village, 1561 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana, (714) 557-5701. Wed., 7:30 p.m. $9.

The Maltese Falcon. The Thursday Matinee film series, whose theme this month is “Birds of a Feather,” continues with writer/director John Huston’s 1941 noir mystery that he adaptated from Dashiell Hammett’s novel. A private detective (Humphrey Bogart) takes a case involving three eccentric criminals, a beautiful liar (Mary Astor) and their quest for a priceless statuette. Fullerton Public Library, 353 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, (714) 738-6327. Thurs., Nov. 15, 1 p.m. Free.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. Family Movie Night presents David Soren’s 2017 animated comedy in which two overly imaginative pranksters (voiced by Kevin Hart and Thomas Middleditch) hypnotize their principal (Ed Helms) into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Fullerton Public Library, (714) 738-6327. Thurs., Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. Free.

Bandstand. It’s a recording of a Broadway stage performance of the musical about A former soldier (Corey Cott) trying to rebuild his singer/songwriter career with a band of fellow World War II veterans. AMC Orange 30 at the Outlets, (714) 769-4288; AMC Tustin Legacy at the District, (714) 258-7036; Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Foothill Towne Center Stadium 22, (949) 588-9402; Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, (844) 462-7342; Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26, (844) 462-7342; www.fathomevents.com. Thurs., Nov. 15, 7 p.m. $18.

Kusama: Infinity. Yayoi Kusama overcame impossible odds to bring her radical artistic vision to the world. This documentary shows how she became the top-selling artist on the planet. Art Theatre; arttheatrelongbeach.org. Thurs., Nov. 15, 8 p.m. $8.50-$11.50.

Matt Coker has been engaging, enraging and entertaining readers of newspapers, magazines and websites for decades. He spent the first 13 years of his career in journalism at daily newspapers before “graduating” to OC Weekly in 1995 as the paper’s first calendar editor. He went on to be managing editor, executive editor and is now senior staff writer.

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