"The Princess Bride" Live Commentary
Jason Reitman and Rob Reiner talked their way through a screening of Reiner's 1987 fairytale/romance/adventure/comedy classic.
"Wayne's World" 21st anniversary reunion
Actors Dana Carvey and Mike Myers, producer Lorne Michaels and executive producer (and oh yeah, then-Academy president) Hawk Koch got together to celebrate their comedy's coming of age.
"Enter the Dragon"
To coincide with the opening of the poster exhibit "KICK ASS! Kung Fu Posters From the Stephen Chin Collection," the Bruce Lee movie "Enter the Dragon" got a 40th anniversary screening.
"An Academy Salute to Jackie Chan"
Continuing the martial-arts theme of spring and summer 2013, Jackie Chan came to the Academy for a tribute and a screening of "Police Story III - Supercop," where he told the audience that his favorite movie was "The Sound of Music."
A final martial-arts program was a screening of Wong Kar Wai's new film "The Grandmaster," which featured an onstage conversation between Wong and a devoted fan, "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner.
One of this summer's films in the "Oscars Outdoors" program, "Big" prompted sound editor Jerry Ross, actor John Heard and writer-producer Anne Spielberg to dance on a replica of the giant piano keyboard used in the film.
"Creature From the Black Lagoon"
As part of the Academy's multi-week celebration of Universal horror movies, "Creature From the Black Lagoon" screened in a scary double bill with "The Invisible Man."
"Hollywood Dogs: From Rin Tin Tin to Uggie"
Uggie couldn't make it, but Rin Tin Tin, Oscar, Brigitte (pictured) and their trainers took to the stage of the Samuel Goldwyn Theater - which normally doesn't even allow gum, much less dogs.
Danny Boyle may have won his Oscar for "Slumdog Millionaire," but the Academy's New York headquarters chose to celebrate the director for his directorial debut, about three friends who find their roommate dead of an overdose, and opt do hide the body and abscond with a suitcase full of cash.
"Thank God It's Friday"
The much-maligned disco movement produced a much-maligned disco movie in the 1978 Donna Summer/Village People vehicle "Thank God It's Friday," but an AMPAS New York screening in the summer of 2012 threw in drag icon Hedda Lettuce to host and included a rare clip of Summer performing on the Oscars in 1979.