Shaun of the Dead at the Arlington Drafthouse 10/31 at 7:30PM (Doors 6:30PM)

FREE ADMISSION for Members! In time for Halloween Season... Shaun of the Dead is one of the best zombie flicks AND IT's A COMEDY! IGN Movies has it listed as #21 of all time. Before you kick the bucket - you must see this comedy. If you have already seen it - you must see it again... with us!

Comedy Film Bucket List Meetup Members who RSVP'd get FREE ADMISSION!

About the Movie:
(R) (99 min) The film that made Simon Pegg a star and a hero among geeks expertly infuses horror with comedy, which isn't as easy as it looks. Pegg and director/co-writer Edgar Wright draw upon a wealth of cinematic history – from the obvious George Romero's zombie movies to Aliens and An American Werewolf in London – in much the same way as their earlier television series Spaced. Pegg and Wright carefully sprinkle the first act with setups that are dutifully (and often humorously) paid off later, like the background players who are later seen as zombies and the shots of Shaun's daily routine, which are repeated and slightly altered after the outbreak. You may not catch all of them all on the first viewing, but it's that tight structure and attention to detail make the film so much fun to watch again and again. Ultimately, Shaun of the Dead may not always be laugh-out-loud funny or terrifyingly scary, but it is a well-crafted horror comedy with a genuine appeal to fans of both genres.

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  • Amul

    Had a great time last night! Brought a few friends with me who wanted to see the movie. Looking forward to the next one!

    November 1, 2013

  • Christina F.

    Awesome as always. : )

    November 1, 2013

  • Jimmy O.

    Man, I wish I was there, but I had a midterm to take

    October 31, 2013

  • Linda

    Fun movie! Thank you for posting!!!

    October 31, 2013

  • charleston

    Thanks for the tip. Movie was great fun

    October 31, 2013

  • charleston

    Where's parking?

    October 31, 2013

    • Kirk

      Public parking across the street

      October 31, 2013

  • charleston

    Where's parking?

    October 31, 2013

  • Elizabeth

    Anyone know what the flags are for?

    October 31, 2013

    • Elizabeth

      There is an upside-down Styrofoam cup with a Korean flag stuck in it.

      October 31, 2013

    • Tiwana

      Haha. Now THAT? I have no idea. Ha!

      October 31, 2013

  • Marc

    Plans changed. Have fun.

    October 31, 2013

  • LaRue

    Any information on where or how this large group is going to meetup?

    October 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Are people planning on wearing costumes?

    October 31, 2013

  • Jean

    So looking forward to a great Halloween laugh with everyone!

    October 31, 2013

  • Dana

    The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter and Simon Pegg is major ammunition.

    1 · October 30, 2013

    • Tiwana

      I thought it was just me. Why do I love Simon Pegg so much? He's adorably funny.

      October 30, 2013

  • Jason

    Heard rumor of free parking near the Drafthouse? Anyone know where that might be?

    October 30, 2013

    • Walter V.

      There is an underground lot in the building directly across Columbia Pike from the theater - entrance is on Walter Reed across from the Rite Aid and parking after 6:30 PM is free!\

      2 · October 30, 2013

    • Jason

      Great, thanks for the parking pointers!

      October 30, 2013

  • Walter V.

    Taking DD out Trick-or-treating! Catch me on the next movie!

    October 30, 2013

  • Matthew A.

    How does the free admission thing work? Is there a list at the box office or something??

    October 30, 2013

    • Nelson F

      Just say your part the Meetup and signed up at the Meetup page. Sometimes the list is not complete.

      October 30, 2013

  • Susan

    Would love to see it again, but... it's Halloween! We'll be busy giving candy to little monsters disguised as superheroes!

    October 26, 2013

  • Chris

    This is in my top 5 list of zombie movies! Never got to see it in theatre though. Great idea!

    1 · October 26, 2013

  • Matthew A.

    to the organizer--great idea

    1 · October 25, 2013

  • Eleanor

    My fave zombie movie...By which I mean the only one I can watch without giving myself awful nightmares!

    October 25, 2013

  • Amanda J.

    I watch this movie every Halloween! So excited to see it on the big screen again!

    1 · October 23, 2013

    • Lindsay

      I watch this movie just because! I think I watched it like 3 weeks ago along with Hot Fuzz! :)

      October 25, 2013

  • Greg

    Sorry guys - wrong date in the title. It is 12/31

    October 23, 2013

    • Sam S.

      December?

      October 23, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I think he meant October. I went to the ARlington Cinema & Drafthouse website and it says 10/31

      October 23, 2013

  • Jimmy O.

    I would love to make this Meetup however I have class on Thursday night

    October 23, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I am so tempted to quote Rodney Dagerfield right now!

      October 23, 2013

    • Jimmy O.

      "I get no respect"?

      October 23, 2013

  • Jimmy O.

    Isn't today, Wednesday, 10/23? Has Shaun of the Dead already past?

    October 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Do guests of members get free admission too?

    1 · October 23, 2013

  • Subira

    Why is there a 10/20 on the event name, is that supposed to be a past date? Anyway, why not see this movie on Halloween night! Here's a trailer by the way:
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0365748/

    October 23, 2013

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