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Tue, Jan 7, 2014

A Tribute to Peter O'TooleSpecial Engagements Archive

My Favorite Year

Buy Tickets: 7:00 Brattle Passes Accepted

Double Feature with THE STUNT MAN

(1982) dir Richard Benjamin w/Peter O’Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Bill Macy [92 min; 35mm]
Life is hell for low-man-on-the-totem-pole Benjy Stone (Linn-Baker) when he is assigned to babysit drunken Hollywood has-been Alan Swann (O’Toole) in advance of his appearance on a TV variety show. Set during the early days of television, MY FAVORITE YEAR features a poignant and spirited performance by O’Toole as the freewheeling Swann.

“I’m not an actor. I’m a movie star!” Read Leo Racicot’s Brattle Film Note for MY FAVORITE YEAR

  • 75 YEARS OF FILM NOIR: PROTO-NOIR • October 7–14
The Brattle brings you Animated Weirdness in the fall edition of our Reel Weird Brattle late show series! Join us Sat 10/17 at 11:30 for Don Hertzfeldt's IT'S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY and THE WORLD OF TOMORROW