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Hi. We meet many Saturdays to watch a wide assortment of movies and current-event videos and then talk about them. Take a look at our past events to get a feel. Then please join us sometime.

Upcoming events (2)

Let's watch and talk about Last Night in Soho

Phoenix Theatres Laurel Park

An aspiring fashion designer is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s, where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer. However, the glamour is not all it appears to be, and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker.

From Director Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, Shaun of the Dead)

Check out the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tB9WUIv9KH8

Movie starts at 5 pm (I'll update if it changes closer to the date).
Hopefully we can get some food after the movie and discuss. We can walk to a couple of good options. The theater has assigned seats. I will post my seat number so you can buy seats in that row. If you buy online, please post the seat number in the comments.

I am also posting for Reel Movie Lovers.

Let's watch and talk about Dave Chappelle's The Closer

Online event

This 72-minute show is Dave Chappelle's performance of his sixth Netflix special, The Closer, at the Fillmore in Detroit over the course of seven shows from Aug. 10 through Aug. 15.

NETFLIX LINK:
https://www.netflix.com/watch/81228510?trackId=13752289&tctx=0%2C0%2Cdb21b039fcd8e336db8eb530ce310be669b8c623%3A23d7c533cf99e2701d726ae2869c7073d9b14a0f%2Cdb21b039fcd8e336db8eb530ce310be669b8c623%3A23d7c533cf99e2701d726ae2869c7073d9b14a0f%2C%2C

NETFLIX DESCRIPTION:
As he closes out his slate of comedy specials, Dave takes the stage to try and set the record straight — and get a few things off his chest.

FULL DISCLOSURE:
This special -- from what I remember from my one viewing so far -- focuses on Chappelle's thoughts concerning transgender-related issues and on his response to feedback he's gotten to jokes he's made on this topic in the past. That said, he doesn't pass up opportunities to show his apparent inner misogynist. And THAT said, this woman can't wait to talk through ALL his observations with people at this meetup.

You might want to watch it once beforehand or at least look at the Wikipedia entry -- at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Closer_(2021_film) -- to decide whether you want to discuss it in a meetup. I've seen it once and am looking forward to seeing it again and discussing it with folks.

LOGISTICS:
I'll be starting playback on my end no later than 4:10pm ET. The show's length gives us at least 90 minutes to talk about it afterward.

I'm not planning to use any type of actual screenshare for the show itself. Instead, I'll call into the Zoom on my phone -- camera off -- for a minimal degree of a shared experience. I'll have my phone volume very low to try to avoid contributing to a lot of echoing cross-sounds as I watch the show on my TV.

After we watch the show, we'll be cameras on in the Zoom.

Looking forward to the day.

Past events (164)

Let's watch and talk about No Time to Die

Phoenix Theatres Laurel Park

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