Movie Club Slacker
I apolgize for not being on top of setting up the time/meeting for my pick. It's been a tad hectic. So for that reason and because I don't have an eve free for a long while, I'm temporarily taking myself out of the club.
Please carry on the torch and let the next in line name their pick (I think that would Jon). I'll come back to the fold, but probably not until August or September.
Be well my little raisinets.
Today was brought to you by the letter 'M'
Some of you may already know this...but The Shins will be playing here soon. And, while they may not be a movie, their music was in a movie that Movie Clubbers enjoyed. Plus, a precedent has already been set. The details:
Who: The Shins featuring an opening act straight from New Zealand, The Brunettes
Where: Hec-Ed Bank of America Arena
When: Friday, May 13th, with doors opening at 7pm
Cost: $15 for students and $22 for general public
This Friday night I'm having a bit of a get together. Nothing fancy, just some conversation and drinks. My very good friend Timmer from Duquesne and we'll be celebrating his presence here in the Emerald City.
Also, you can see my new little house, which'll be fun too.
This is not a house warming. Just a get together. Probably start around 7 or so.
I'll email ya'll with directions.
Trivia & Movie
Hey, anyone interested in Trivia tommorow? Scott Taylor's brother is living on Alki and there's a pub by him doing Trivia on Tuesdays. 3 slots left on the team, so get em while they're hot.
Also, I believe the movie club pick only plays Monday through Friday. Anyone want to go to a 7pm showing with me Wednesday or Thursday?
I hope no one has a seizure.
Sandy Hollywood, 16, running 'round the gravel green
Cinneclub, I'm finally paying my dues. Saw Mystic River a few weeks ago, caught In America last weekend or so, and Monster is coming via Netflix. Mystic River was flawed, but still an interesting watch. I thought that In America would bore the hell out of me, but it was much better than expected. My eyes actually watered up a bit. Granted I was a bit boozed up, tired, and laying on my side, but the movie was still quite touching. And I didn't fall asleep....I still need to see the infamous Hotel Rwanda and Inside Deep Throat, but I will be caught up after that. Yay me.
Also, I want to formally recommend two movies - City of God and The Ballad of Jack and Rose
City of God blew my mind. Death and carnage on the streets on Rio. Based on a true story too. Remarkable, beautiful, disturbing, and unforgettable movie. See it if you haven't.
Tonight I saw The Ballad of Jack and Rose, which officially opens on the 1st (free tickets courtesy of phil b). Great soundtrack (3 or 4 dylan songs), great acting, slightly disturbing, beautiful, and tragic. See it fools.
Also, movie club should have an expedition to see Emma's movie pick. imax films are always better in groups. And I don't think we've all seen each other in a while. Boooooo
"Knockin' on the door, I say, "Who is it and where are you from?"
Man says, "Freddy!" I say, "Freddy who?" He says, "Freddy or not here I come."
Poor boy 'neath the stars that shine
Washin' them dishes, feedin' them swine"
Music after Movie Club?
On Monday night (after our appointed movie club time), Jeff, Shawn and I are going to see M. Ward at the Tractor. I happen to have an extra ticket and wanted to know if one (or more of you - tix still available) would like to come along.
The cost is only $8 which just happens to be cheaper than one of those movies we go see.
Let me know!
Movie Club Dinner Postponed
Tonight's Movie Club Dinner Has Been Moved To Next Monday.