July Is Sky High, Movie-Wise, at the Rooftop Cinema Club

"The Princess Bride" and "Point Break" are on the schedule, which covers both the Hollywood and DTLA locations.

What to Know

  • NeueHouse in Hollywood and LEVEL in DTLA
  • $17 plus fee
  • Food and sips for sale, and popcorn, too

If we picture the year like a mountain, as in one of those perfect peaks you might have drawn on a piece of construction paper when you were a schoolkid, it isn't hard to name what month sits at the mountain's peakiest, tip-toppy-iest point.

That would be July, the month that arrives at the halfway point on the calendar, a sunny, high-spirited, warm-of-air affair that it is peak-high in so many ways.

And if the seventh month has you wanting to go up, up, up, to capture some of that beyond-the-bounds energy that is July's birthright, there is a way to go higher, at least for a couple of hours, and to be entertained while you do so, too.

How? By attending a Rooftop Cinema Club night. The "rooftop" in the name is real, and not just a word to fancy-up a movie event, which means you'll actually be taking in a flick under the stars and a few stories above the street below.

Make that streets, for this annual treat happens at two spots: NeueHouse in Hollywood and LEVEL in DTLA.

Which means when you check out the new-new-new July 2019 schedule, which was just released on July 5, you'll want to double-check the location of the flick you're hoping to see.

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And those flicks? Oh goodness, there are some classics ready to jam through July. "The Princess Bride" is on the roster, and "Grease," and "Point Break," too.

"10 Things I Hate About You" and "Selena" are two of the '90s gems on the line-up, but there are more to explore.

As for treats, sips, and such? That's part of the evening, as are those comfy chairs that make for solid leaning-back, settling-in movie-watching.

Impossible Burgers, cheese and charcuterie boards, and other goodies are on the NeueHouse menu, while a bevy of food trucks shall call upon LEVEL, all month long.

A ticket is seventeen bucks, plus a booking fee, but if you want to go the unlimited popcorn route, snag the $20 ticket, plus that booking fee.

As for the peak of the year? In a sense, that can happen at any grand moment, but if we're looking at the calendar, and July's sun-bright attitude, we really are heading into the proverbial rooftop of 2019.

Why not make for an actual rooftop for a top-notch movie?

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