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The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The Midnight Insanity presents Richard O'Brien's cult classic, glam-rock, horror musical aboard the Queen Mary. Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, (562) 694-4411 or (562) 235-8053; www.midnightinsanity.com. Sat., midnight. $8 tickets go on sale at 10:30 p.m.
The Spook Who Sat by the Door. Film version of Sam Greenlee's cult hit novel about a black man who overcomes tremendous opposition to join the CIA, only to find that once he's got the job, he's relegated to making copies and giving tours. Education 2000+ Bookstore, 309 Pine Ave., Long Beach. (562) 435-1199; www.edunow.com. Mon., 7 p.m. Free.
Undoing. Director Chris Chan Lee appears for this screening of his neo-noir thriller, set in LA's Koreatown. UCI Humanities Instruction Building, Room 100, Campus & W. Peltason drs., Irvine, (949) 824-7418; www.humanities.uci.edu/fvc. Thurs., Nov. 9. Reception, 6:30 p.m.; screening, 7 p.m. $3-$5.
White. Cinemania presents the second film in in the much-acclaimed "Three Colors" trilogy from the brilliant if friggin' impossible to spell Polish director, Krzystof Kieslowski. This film, more darkly comic than the others of the trilogy, stars Zbigniew Zamachowski as a sad sack Pole who has been dumped by his gorgeous French wife (Julie Delphy) but concocts an elaborate scheme for revenge. Cultural Stage of Art, 410-B W. Fourth St., Ste. 4, Santa Ana, (714) 543-0613. Sat., 6 p.m. $1 suggested donation.
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