Criterion Sundays: Diabolique
posted January 27, 2013 7:54 PM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Sun February 3 at 6:00 PM, ocherdraco's apartment (#4D)
192 East 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA (Map & Directions)
What's the point of having access to the masterpieces of cinema if you never actually watch them? It's time to remedy this sad state of affairs, one movie at a time. Introducing: Criterion Sundays, where each weekend we* will gather for a potluck dinner and watch one of the hundreds of Criterion Collection films available through Roku/Hulu Plus. This week: Henri-Georges Clouzot's DIABOLIQUE, the best Hitchcock film that Hitchcock never got around to making. *ocherdraco and (The Rt Hon.) MP, and friends, including non-mefites
Potluck portion (if you're interested) starts at 6 - we'll be serving some kind of (vegan) group dish - if folks can bring either a vegan food item or beverage (beer is always a good pick), that's appreciated, but what's most important is to bring yourself. Movie starts at 7 on the dot.

See you there!
posted by ocherdraco to Meetup (12 comments total)

And yes, we know it's Super Bowl Sunday. We hope you'll join us anyway.
posted by ocherdraco at 7:55 PM on January 27, 2013

Also: PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE RSVP. This is being held in our apartment, which is not infinitely large, so we need to know how many people are coming, and whether we should expect you.
posted by ocherdraco at 8:14 PM on January 27, 2013

As a film nerd, I love this, though I'm busy for the inaugural meetup. For any future ones, I own some of the Criterion films that are no longer available and/or not on Hulu, like Sid and Nancy.
posted by loriginedumonde at 3:15 AM on January 28, 2013

Great! We'll look forward to having you at a subsequent evening.
posted by ocherdraco at 4:50 AM on January 28, 2013

I love movies, and hate football. Let me check with the SO.
posted by computech_apolloniajames at 3:07 PM on January 29, 2013 [1 favorite]

We'd love to have you!
posted by ocherdraco at 4:14 PM on January 29, 2013

dag burnit, I am arriving in Brooklyn the night of Feb 4, or else I would be totally there.

I'll be in DUMBO most of the week during daylight hours, Tuesday to Thursday. I might get off my ass and propose a cafe meetup in the area.
posted by zippy at 12:35 AM on January 30, 2013

zippy, please do! I'll also be in DUMBO that week. Possibly crazy busy, but I'd make it if I could. (ocherdraco, my flight gets in at 3 Sunday, I am still pondering if I can make the timing work out!)
posted by ansate at 11:21 AM on January 30, 2013

We hope it works out for you to join us!
posted by ocherdraco at 2:01 PM on January 30, 2013

Hey, otherdraco, sorry for the late notice, but my BF has decided that he actually wants to watch the big dumb game. Argh. Have a lovely movie night, and thanks for organizing.
posted by computech_apolloniajames at 2:04 PM on February 2, 2013

No worries! Hope you can come another time.
posted by ocherdraco at 2:29 PM on February 3, 2013

Thanks for coming, ansate!
posted by ocherdraco at 7:03 PM on February 3, 2013

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