It's time to plan for an Austin meetup and after the Alamo thread, one of the possibilities is an arthouse film or documentary at the Violet Crown downtown. UPDATED: We'll be seeing Page One on July 14 at the Violet Crown, 7:10 showing. Ticket link. [more inside]
All 6-7 hours of Matthew Barney's CREMASTER CYCLE, complemented by psychotronic DJing by Matthew from Chicago noisemongers RUNNING and yours truly. Poster here! [more inside]
We enjoyed the hijinks of Nilbog at Horace Rumpole's excellent birthday party, so I thought local MeFites might be up for the majesty of Battlefield Earth, which is showing at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge this Friday night at 9:45 PM. (Sorry about the short notice. I just found out!) [more inside]
So at our last pizza meetup at Ranalli's, it came to my - highly dismayed - attention that several of you people have NEVER SEEN JAWS! That just can't stand. I mean, how can you call yourself a complete soul without having seen Jaws? [more inside]
92Y Tribeca is holding a NEWSIES sing-along! I already have my ticket (a steal at $10), would any of you like to join me?
From here: "Jonathan Lethem in conversation with John Hodgman for a screening and discussion of John Carpenter’s classic THEY LIVE, in conjunction with the release of Lethem’s new book about the film. Lethem will do a book signing at IFC Center directly following the event."
Another night at the movies brought to you by Chicago's most secret once-a-week motion picture venue. This week we've got two musicals on 35mm, The Littlest Rebel (1935) and Poor Little Rich Girl (1936) - plus a short, "The Pie Covered Wagon" (1932). [more inside]
...at Bank of America Cinema, Chicago's most secret once-a-week motion picture venue. Currently run by myself, goatdog, and some guy who hates the internet. This week's film is a British noir featuring weird psychodrama and drunken jazz dancing, among other things. It is unavailable on DVD. Also, our popcorn and candy are dirt cheap. [more inside]
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