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"SHOUTING AT THE SCREEN" with Wyatt Cenac + Donwill
Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 10:15 PM (EDT)
Brooklyn, United States
reRun presents an Interactive Screening Series:
"SHOUTING AT THE SCREEN"
with Wyatt Cenac & Donwill
Back in the days before live-tweeting, the only way to express your thoughts while watching a movie was to yell them out loud to the delight of your friends, and the disgust of the old people two rows in front of you. Wyatt Cenac (Comedy Central's THE DAILY SHOW) and Donwill (Tanya Morgan) invite you to join them as they recreate the magic of Magic Johnson theaters and guide you MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000-style through the wonderful world of blaxploitation and black cult cinema. Each month, Wyatt and Donwill will screen another fine specimen from yesteryear, egging you on from the peanut gallery as the non-foam Statler and Waldorf. Get there early for cocktails and snacks, and settle in to experience moviegoing the old-fashioned and most hilarious way.
DONWILL: As a member of Tanya Morgan, Donwill has been involved in releasing underground classics like "Moonlighting" and "Brooklynati." When he is not penning great music, he can be found musing about the finer things in life at www.donwill.me
WYATT CENAC: Wyatt is a comedian who started his performance and writing career in L.A., where he spent three seasons as a writer on FOX's animated show KING OF THE HILL. In 2008, Wyatt starred in the three-time Independent Spirit Award nominee MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY, the same year he joined the news team of THE DAILY SHOW as a correspondent and writer.
Runtimes vary, but will be approximately 90 - 120 minutes.
NEXT SHOW: THURSDAY, June 7 (10:15pm, doors at 9:30pm)
(March 2011) ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY called reRun one of 8 nationwide theaters "redefining the moviegoing experience."
(April 2011) EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY praised reRun's gourmet popcorn as one of 4 nationwide theaters "giving their classic snack an upgrade."
(October 2011) TIME OUT NEW YORK singled out reRun as a "DIY trailblazer," saying they "love reRun's laid-back vibe" and "friendly staff."
(December 2011) TRAVEL AND LEISURE hailed reRun, among 9 others, as one of "The World's Coolest Movie Theaters."
(February 2012) VARIETY says reRun "raises bar for indies" and is "among the only theaters in the U.S. that provides newfound theatrical and ancillary opportunities to films without a [distributor]."
reRun is reBar's independent cinema, located just down the hall from the restaurant. Featuring 48 reclaimed car seats, full bar, gourmet snack counter, and a 12-foot screen, reRun offers just the kind of intimate art-house theater experience you'd expect from the creators of the funky gastropub reBar.
reRun provides a large theater AV experience. An all-digital 1080p HD projector, coupled with a monstrous JBL 7.1 surround pro-audio sound system make the movies projected on the twelve foot screen come alive in a sparkling show. The bar features two rotating draft taps, a broad selection of bottled craft beers, a selection of sustainable, organic, and biodynamically farmed wines, a full liquor cabinet for your imbibing pleasure, and traditional and creative snacks created by reBar's Executive Chef Jeremy Leech.
During off-hours reRun is available for private rental. Children's birthdays, corporate off-site meetings, and private get-togethers are all possible in the theater. Call Veronica at (917) 583-9343 for private bookings. Catering available for your parties through reBar.//
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