Special Screenings

Movie of the week: 

The Wild Bunch. Sam Peckinpah's ultra-violent western remains one of the classics of the genre. As the American West changes irrevocably around them, a gang of aging outlaws attempts to get away with one last score with disastrous results. Featuring a cast of heavy hitters, including William Holden and Ernest Borgnine. Regency South Coast Village, 1561 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana. Wed., 7:30 p.m. $6.

Also Showing:

Pocketful of Miracles. Thomas Mitchell made his last film and Ann-Margaret made her film debut as members of an all-star cast headed by Bette Davis, Glen Ford and Hope Lange. Directed by Frank Capra and written by Guys and Dolls inspiration Damon Runyon.The Friday Film Forum will present a preshow program of shorts, cartoons and surprises. Long Beach School for Adults, 3701 E. Willow St., Long Beach, (562) 997-8000. Fri., 7 p.m. $1 materials fee.

Rocky Horror Picture Show. Some do Pilates, some do "The Time Warp." It's okay, boys, put on some makeup and look fabulous-a lot of girls are into ambiguous sexuality. Well, at least they were in Santa Cruz. QMX Royal Theatre aboard the Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, (562) 684-4411; www.qmxroyal.com. Sat., midnight. $9.

Mail your press releases (and a videotape or disc, if available) to Special Screenings,OC Weekly, 1666 N. Main St., Ste. 500, Santa Ana, CA 92701-7417. Or send e-mail to tchild@ocweekly.com. All materials must be received at least two weeks before the screening.

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