L.A. LORE

A city like no other, Los Angeles is the home to Hollywood and many of the greatest films ever made. L.A. LORE celebrates all-time movie classics, underseen cult gems and movie masterpieces. Movie stars, gangsters, stalkers and more, Nova invites you to discover L.A. LORE.

Boyz n the Hood

Opening Date: Thursday, 4 Jul 2024

Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire), Ice Cube (Friday), and Angela Bassett (Strange Days) deliver breakout performances in writer-director John Singleton’s iconic snapshot of gang culture in 1990s Los Angeles. Tre (Gooding Jr.) is sent to live with his fa ... more

Jul 4th, 2024

Sunset Boulevard

Opening Date: Thursday, 11 Jul 2024

Billy Wilder (Double Indemnity) directs one of the all-time greatest films about Hollywood, following a screenwriter (William Holden) who develops a dangerous relationship with a silent-era movie star (Gloria Swanson) determined to make a triumphant comeb ... more

Jul 11th, 2024

To Live and Die in L.A.

Opening Date: Thursday, 18 Jul 2024

William Petersen (Manhunter) and Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) star in William Friedkin (The Exorcist)’s electric action-thriller set among the summer backdrop of 1980s Los Angeles. When his longtime partner on the force is killed, reckless U.S. S ... more

Jul 18th, 2024

Day of the Locust, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

John Schlesinger (Midnight Cowboy) directs a chilling portrait of aspiring actors and filmmakers in 1930s Hollywood, where life was cheap and success was worth killing for. In 1930s Los Angeles, Hollywood shines like a beacon to all the helpless people ... more

Jul 25th, 2024

Body Double

Opening Date: Thursday, 1 Aug 2024

Brian De Palma (Carrie) directs a ludicrously entertaining mystery-thriller of a young actor drawn into a conspiracy by spying on a beautiful woman. Witnessing a crime, he attempts to clear his own name when the police believe he is the killer. After l ... more

Aug 1st, 2024

Southland Tales

Opening Date: Thursday, 8 Aug 2024

From Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly, Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Seann William Scott lead an all-star cast in a futuristic thriller set in the years following a nuclear holocaust. Never before released in Australian cinemas! With the ... more

Aug 8th, 2024

Heat

Opening Date: Thursday, 15 Aug 2024

Michael Mann directs Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in a cat-and-mouse thriller of a master thief who continues to evade arrest by police. As he plans his final heist, a dogged detective gradually closes in on the thief and his gang. Master criminal Neil ... more

Aug 15th, 2024

Star Is Born, A

Opening Date: Thursday, 22 Aug 2024

Before there was Bradley Cooper/Lady Gaga, there was Judy Garland/James Mason. Marking Garland’s return to cinema after a four year absence, George Cukor’s film of 1954 was a memorable version that, 67 years later, many call the definitive. ... more

Aug 22nd, 2024

Los Angeles Plays Itself

Opening Date: Thursday, 29 Aug 2024

Acclaimed as the best documentary made about LA, Thom Andersen’s epic film explores how the city has been used, depicted and distorted by the movies made there while also revealing the darkest parts of its history. Consisting mostly of shots from other ... more

Aug 29th, 2024
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