Prepare to step back in time to revisit some relatively recent Disney classics at Hollywood’s beloved El Capitan Theatre, located just across Hollywood Boulevard from the famous Hollywood and Highland complex, home to the Academy Awards ceremony each year.
Over the next four weeks, the El Capitan will play host to Throwback Month, featuring some fan-favorite Disney films from the early 2000s, 1980s, and even all the way back to the 1960s. Here’s a look at the event’s schedule:
- August 30 – September 3 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) dir. Robert Zemeckis;
- September 6 — September 9 Enchanted (2007) dir. Kevin Lima
- Thursday, September 13 Double Feature at 7:00 pm – The Absent Minded Professor (1961) dir. Robert Stevenson + Flubber (2005) starring Robin Williams; dir. Les Mayfield (*double feature — all seats $15 includes reserved seat, VIP popcorn and 20 oz drink)
- September 14 to September 16 Flubber (2005) starring Robin Williams; dir. Les Mayfield
- September 20 to 23 Disney•Pixar’s Up (2009) dir. Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
As if that weren’t enough, tomorrow evening’s premiere performance of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” will be accompanied by a very special appearance featuring four animators who helped complete the ground-breaking noir comedy.
Special guests – Four Who Framed Roger Rabbit Animators
- Tom Sito – also The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas Fantasia 2000, Dinosaur
- Irene Parkins assistant animator Who Framed Roger Rabbit
- Andreas Deja – also The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, Oliver and Company, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Hercules, Fantasia 2000, Lilo and Stitch, Home on the Range, Enchanted, The Princess and the rorg, Winnie the Pooh (2011)
- Nik Ranieri – also The Little Mermaid, The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Hercules, Fantasia 2000, The Emperor’s New Groove, Treasure Planet, Chicken Little, Meet the Robinsons, Bolt, The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, Winnie the Pooh (2011), Wreck-it-Ralph
For more information on El Capitan Theatre’s Throwback Month, and to purchase advance tickets, be sure to visit the historic movie house’s official website.