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The Place Beyond The Pines @ Canada Square

  • May 9, 2013 · 6:15 PM
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Phil D is the organizer for this meetup.  If you need to contact him, please post a message on the wall, or go into his profile and email him through there.

Per MAMM policy, cellphone use by members during a movie is prohibited.  We request that you put away your phones once the previews start. If you need to check your phone for any reason, please exit the auditorium.

For (new) members: Please take the time to rate the event (not the movie) afterwards. Written feedback on the wall is also welcome if you want to talk about the movie or other things. Thanks!

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The Place Beyond The Pines

Movie synopsis:

Luke is a high-wire, motorcycle performer who travels from town to town with the carnival. While passing through Schenectady, he tries to reconnect with a former lover Romina and learns that she has given birth to their son Jason in his absence. Luke decides to give up life on the road and provide for his newfound family by working as a car mechanic. Luke's boss notices his ambition and talents, and proposes to Luke that they work as partners pulling off a string of spectacular bank robberies. This puts Luke on the radar of ambitious rookie cop Avery Cross, who is also has an infant son and is dealing with the menacing and corrupt detective who runs the local police department. The consequences of Avery's confrontation with Luke will reverberate into the next generation when their two sons must face their fateful, shared legacy.

Trailer:

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Movie

Meetup Location: I will be at the sofas just outside of the theatre entrance

Movie meetup time: 6:15pm.  Will wait 10min.

The movie starts @ 6:45pm.

Movie Running Time: 2h21m

Cost of movie: $10.99

After the movie: Boston Pizza

I look forward to seeing you there!!

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***Please keep an eye out for updates or changes to the time and venue up to the day of the event.  If you are unable to attend, change your RSVP ASAP.

I will start closing out RSVPs the night before the event, but you can still show up and I can add you to the attended list. Cancellations after the event RSVP closing time may be treated as 'No Show', unless you turn up for the film.

In order to be marked as attended you will need to show up at the meetup time as indicated, or connect with the group right outside of the screening theatre room at the end of the movie.

When you RSVP 'Yes' you are agreeing to the MAMM policy and the Liability Waiver posted in this link:

http://www.meetup.com/Mad-About-Movies-and-MORE/pages/Mad_About_Movies_and_More_POLICY_PAGE/


 

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  • Martha B

    I totally agree with you Phil, it was a little longer than it needed to be....but I still enjoyed it...and I'm ready to run away with Ryan any time he asks!

    1 · May 10, 2013

    • Phil D

      You take Ryan, I'll take Eva. ;)

      May 10, 2013

    • Martha B

      Deal!

      1 · May 10, 2013

  • Phil D

    I thought the movie was okay. The pacing was slow, they could have easily made this into a 1.5hr movie if they didn't pause or talk slowly throughout the film. Basically a three act film with a central theme that acts like bookends. The acting was pretty good, but it didn't help move this long and drawn-out film. Thanks everyone for coming out to the film and to Pickle Barrel after!

    May 9, 2013

    • Brian p.

      It was 3 hours long!.... Unfortuantely, it felt like 3 hours too :)

      1 · May 9, 2013

    • Phil D

      You might be thinking of Cloud Atlas. ;) Place was just over 2 hours, otherwise we wouldn't have been able to get to Pickle Barrel before 10pm!

      May 10, 2013

  • Yvette Hernandez, F.

    Certainly not an upbeat movie, but I enjoyed it none the less if only for its well acted cast of characters and convoluted story line. Lots of conversation around this one. Good times!

    1 · May 9, 2013

  • Phil D

    No problem. Just look for us inside. The theatre wont be crowded

    May 9, 2013

  • Vanessa

    I'm going to be late too

    May 9, 2013

  • Joyce

    The subway on Bloor west is not working so may be late as taking alternate route

    May 9, 2013

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