We''re getting close to the end of the year...and we've one of our biggest and most anticipated films coming up. 'Gravity' has already raced it's way up the ratings to garner #59 on the IMDB top 250 films, and currently stands at 8.5 on the scoreboard (Rotten Tomatoes - 97%).
Starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, the film is directed by Alfonso Cuaron (Children of Men, And your Mother Too, HP: Prisoner of Azkaban) and is a Sci-Fi Thriller about amedical engineer and an astronaut working together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.
The reviews have spoken, that there is NO OTHER way to watch this film - but in IMAX 3D :)
We'll be heading to 'Kawasaki 109 IMAX Cinemas' for the 3D screening!
Date: Saturday, December 14th, 2013
Meeting Time: 11:45AM
Venue: Kawasaki 109 IMAX Cinemas
Here's a link to maps of the cinema in English and Japanese of the area along with some access directions.
Directions: 1) Once at JR Kawasaki Station, head for the West Exit.
2) Head out the ticket gate (East/West Exits) and turn left, walk down the long corridor towards Lazona Plaza.
3) Head to the left exit towards the open atrium area. Once outside, you should see a big TV screen ahead of you.
4) About 10-20 meters to the right of this big screen will be a flight of escalators, take this up and head up the next few flights of escalators to the 5th floor.
5) The cinema will be right in front of you - I'll be waiting just inside the entrance, to the right near the seating area.
(Being an IMAX 3D session, tickets will be 2200 yen (2300 yen all up with meetup fee) and will be bought in batches for those who RSVP 'YES' from today. The deadline to change your RSVP will be 6PM/1800 Thursday, the 12th of December. Please keep in mind that pre-purchased tickets are NOT refundable once they are purchased and if you do not show up, you WILL still be liable to pay for them. (Unfortunately, this also includes being ill) If you haven't attended one of our meetups before, please CALL me with your Keitai and introduce yourself prior to my purchasing tickets for you. I CANNOT allocate a ticket to you unless you do this, and you will be moved to the waiting list once I begin purchasing tickets.
Also, please keep in general, the sooner you RSVP, the better your seat. However, if you arrive late, I reserve the right to reallocate your seat, or even
***Another Important Note***-
Should you expect to be late, please CALL me WELL BEFORE the screening time and we can talk about what is to be done. My number is[masked] and email is: wyekhe_kwok(at)i_softbank_jp (Replace the (at) with @ and underscores _ with .)
The finishing time for the movie should be about 13:45/1:45pm and we'll pop into a place nearby after for a meal/drink! Please note that the 100yen meetup fee will still apply if you come, even if you didn't attend the film. Please be courteous and pay me after the movie or at the pub.
As always, if you are unsure whether or not you'll be able to attend, please RSVP 'No' with a comment stating this.
Movie Synopsis: Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalski completely alone—tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness.
For more information and trailers: please click here.
Any questions - please message, mail or call me.
Tokyo Movie Meetup Organiser
wyekhe_kwok(at)i_softbank_jp (Replace the (at) with @ and underscores _ with .)