It won’t help but there’s a save-LACMA’s-film-screening-program petition circulating online that some may want to sign and pass along. The honest truth is that over the last three or four years I’ve gone to see films at LACMA maybe twice a year, if that. If a Los Angeleno with a fanatical film-loving personality doesn’t attend a sophisticated venue like LACMA’s more than that, something’s wrong. When I’ve gone to theatrical screenings of classics films I went to the American Cinematheque theatres in Hollywood and Santa Monica. The last seriously cool LACMA event I attended was watching Rififi and listening to Jules Dassin talk about it.