Guess what’s playing at Brooklyn Bridge Park this Thursday? Clueless! Clueless is a quintessential 90′s film that captured popular culture and fashion of the time like no other. Stylist Beverly Hills high-schooler Cher Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) helps her classmate become more popular in Amy Heckerling’s film, which was inspired by Jane Austen’s Emma. The movie is super sharp and funny; there are so many memorable moments and lines from the film.
1. Who didn’t love the Cranberries?
2. Did you wear knee-high sock because of this film? Duh!
3. Cher on high school grades: ”Some teachers are trying to low-ball me, Daddy. And I know how you say, ‘Never accept a first offer,’ so I figure these grades are just a jumping off point to start negotiations.”
4. Been there: “Christian said he’d call the next day, but in boy time that meant Thursday.”
5. Nose rings were all the rage once, weren’t they? “Dee, when your allergies act up, take out your nose ring.”
If you’re in New York, check it out – I’m sure there will be people reciting lines from the film, plus director Amy Heckerling will be there!
Thursday, July 26th
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Old Fulton St, (at Water St)
Ever think you were born in the wrong decade? Well we do, except for our love of smart phones and Tumblr, but we do sometimes wish we could travel back in time to when drive in movies were all the rage. Lucky for us this summer we can experience a time warp here in NYC with free summer movies playing throughout city parks. We shared our quick list of free screening events earlier this week and here’s our four must-see films.
Film: Ne Le dis Personne
When: Friday, July 6th
Where: Pier I In Riverside Park South
We love foreign films so we can’t wait to see Ne Le dis Personne a French film with English subtitles. This film is about a grief stricken man who one day thinks he see’s the face of his murdered wife in a crowd and who doesn’t love a French action/drama?
Film: Cinema Paradiso
When: Wednesday, July 11th
Time: 8:30PM- 10:30PM
Where: Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan
This Academy Award winning movie tells the story of a filmmakers childhood and how he fell in love with cinema. If you’re a true movie buff then Cinema Paradiso is for you!
Film: Roman Holiday
When: Monday July 16th
Where: Bryant Park, Manhattan
Roman Holiday is about a bored princess (Audrey Hepburn) who falls in love with an American Newsman while in Rome. We can never get enough of Audrey and if you haven’t seen this film it is an absolute must see!
Film: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure
When: Wednesday August 8th
Where: Pier 1 (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan
Who doesn’t love a good Tim Burton film? Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure is the story of ‘man-child’ Pee-Wee Herman and his search across the U.S for his bike which was stolen from him. Silly? Yes. Entertaining? Absolutely.
To view the entire schedule and see what movies are playing near you click here!
The “Movies with a View” series returns for it’s 12th season at Pier 1 near the Brooklyn Bridge every Thursday this summer. The best part is that it’s FREE. The series is sponsored by Syfy and includes a wide range of films from Basquiat to Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Mark your calendars!
DATES: Thursdays, July 7 – September 1
TIME: 6:00pm – 11:00pm, Music at 6:00pm, movies at sunset
LOCATION: Pier 1, Harbor View Lawn
Arrive early for the best seats: lawn capacity is limited
Thursday, July 7 – Manhattan [R]
Thursday, July 14 – Ghostbusters [PG]
Thursday, July 21 – Sweet Smell of Success [PG]
Thursday, July 28 – Basquiat [R]
Thursday, August 4 – An American Tail [G]
Thursday, August 11 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s [NR]
Thursday, August 18 – Crooklyn [PG13]
Thursday, August 25 – Rosemary’s Baby [R]
Thursday, September 1 – Public Vote – Choose your own favorite New York story! Film list for the public vote will be announced on August 25. Visit brooklynbridgepark.org to cast your vote.