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The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Cedar Lee / Bottlehouse Brewery

Perks is a story that has been told many times.  But the reviews have been great.  I hope you will be able to join us.

6:00 EATS

This is our first time at the BH Brewery.  It is about a 5 minute walk from the Cedar Lee from the north side of Cedar.  You could park here and eat, walk down to the theater and we will  return afterward to discuss the film.  They have perogis and Indian chutney rolls (which was very good when I had it at a festival recently).

Tips for improving your restaurant experience:

  • Print a map or enter the address in your GPS ahead of time.
  • Bring CASH to pay for your meal.
  • When you arrive, ask to sit at the "Movie Group" table.

7:30 MOVIE

Meet near the entrance door to the theater 10 minutes ahead of time or look for the group inside the theater or meet us afterward near the theater door.


We will return to the Bottlehouse Brewery for conversation.

A funny and touching coming-of-age story based on the beloved best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope, and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.


"A graceful and beguiling drama adapted from Stephen Chbosky's 1999 novel ..."


The $5.00 yearly fee (or $1.50 for one movie) goes toward charges incurred for using the MeetUp website. You can access PayPal (see link in left hand column) or pay your fee to the Organizer at the event.

CEDAR LEE 2163 Lee Road. Cleveland Heights

Parking: Paid Parking is now 24 X 7, so bring quarters. Credit cards work in the garage. The back half of the parking lot is only 25 cents for 60 minutes.  A free parking lot is on Edgewood road, one block west of Lee road at Cedar.

CAPITOL THEATER 1390 W. 65th St. Cleveland (216) 651-7295.

Parking: A free parking lot is next to the theater.

CINEMATHEQUE Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Blvd.

Parking: They have a free parking lot.

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART Films , 11150 East Blvd.

Parking: They have an attendant parking garage. There is also street parking.

CLEVELAND FILM SOCIETY. Hosts the Cleveland International Film Festival at Tower City.

Parking at Tower City: Free validated parking with movie.

LOPEZ 2196 Lee Road or New Heights Grill, 2206 Lee Road.  A half-block south of the Cedar Lee on the other side of Lee Road.  We often go to one of these places afterward for discussions.


If this is your first movie with the group, there is no fee to attend.

This group has been successful partly because members have a genuine interest in meeting fellow independent movie goers. We don't always know where to look for you, especially first timers.  Consider posting your picture and printing out the pictures of the attendees to help find everyone easier.

We have multiple meeting places:

  • Entrance door to the movie in the theater hallway 5-10 minutes before the movie starts
  • By the entrance door or ticket office after the movie
  • Reserved table at the restaurant under the name "Movie Group"

We don't always sit together in the movie theater but if you see a bunch of people talking about good movies they have seen, it is probably us. Please join in. We are always happy to get new people involved.

In the world of Independent films, it is recommended that you check back a few days before the event to make sure the movie, restaurant, location or time has not changed.

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  • Jane M.

    I regret I saw Perks when it first came out and didn't get to join you because I would have loved to have participated in the discussion. I am so proud of my nephew Ezra Miller who played Patrick. I know I am biased but I thought he was terrific! What did all of you think? I usually attend the few indie movies that make it to Crocker Park any interest in joining me let me know. Thanks, Jane

    October 20, 2012

    • Vivian

      Your nephew was amazing. I thought the entire cast was very strong. It is a very special film. Is Ezra working on anything else right now?

      1 · October 20, 2012

    • Jane M.

      Thanks so much for your response to my email and I am so thrilled that you thought highly of Ezra's performance. Here are the films he has been in:
      We Need to Talk About Kevin
      City Island
      The Perks of Being a Wallflower .
      2013 Madame Bovary (pre-production)
      I loved him in City Island and the upcoming movie he is in is "Madame Bovary." I live in Lorain county so if you are ever interested in meeting up at a movie at Crocker Pk let me know. Thanks, jane

      October 20, 2012

  • Debbie

    The movie was well acted and very engaging. I really enjoyed the discussion afterward. Great first event with the group!

    October 20, 2012

  • Jims

    I really liked this movie. It was smart, creative, very reflective. I haven't seen an American independent this well done for quite a while. Go see it.

    October 18, 2012

  • Neil A.

    I thought it was a well written, well acted film. The lead will be a star. I found myself misting up a few times. It was very difficult to hear the post film synopsis.

    October 17, 2012

  • Vivian

    movie was fantastic. As always great conversation after. Thanks so much to the person who read the book for helping us out with details.

    October 17, 2012

  • Megan M

    I am going to have to miss dinner - sorry for the late notice. But I'll make the movie.

    October 17, 2012

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