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This year’s edition of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Last Remaining Seats series—now in its 28th successful year—marked a milestone this weekend by returning to the long-unavailable United Artists Theatre on Broadway. I was delighted to host a screening of Back to the Future in this celebrated movie palace, which has been brought back to life as part of the trendy Ace Hotel chain. While hipsters waited for admission to its restaurant and club, Angelenos of all demographics packed the 1,600 seat theater to see a modern favorite, a mere 29 years old, that was the most popular movie of 1985. (It far outpaced other hits that year, which included Rocky IV, Out of Africa, and The...

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