5/29/08

BATMAN Night! (a.k.a. The Dork Knight)



After the success of HULK Night and KISS Night, THE SCI FI SCREENING ROOM is proud to present...BATMAN Night!…

Wednesday June 4th @ 7:00 PM
at the Theater Under St. Mark’s
94 St. Mark’s Place (btw 1st Ave and Avenue A)
L-train to 1st Ave, F/V to 2nd Ave, R-train to 8th St, 6 to Astor Pl.
Just 7 bucks!

Kevin Maher (that's me!) and Nick Nadel share bootleg Batman, fan films, the 1943 serial, the 1980's cereal, as well as some Superfriends clips, 1960's out-takes, and other Batman rarities. Plus a visit from Batman Strikes writer Matthew K. Manning.

The evening will also include BAT-KUs (Batman Haikus), Bat-trivia, and Bat-prizes.

Plus an after-party at the Hanger Bar (217 E. Third Street) complete with Bat-cocktails and utility belt snacks. If Nick drinks enough, he'll do the Bat-Dance on the bar.






NOTE: This show is an editor's pick on BAT-BLOG.com, that's like the New York Times of Batman blogs.

They Live

5/27/08

Fantastic Planet



I have a good ear for BATMAN.

Adult Films Inspired by Science-Fiction




Pretty self-explanatory. This was the first episode that had to be significantly re-written. There were some dirty jokes that got cut. I will save them for my memoirs.

Thanks for THE APPLE Night!


Thanks to everyone who attended The Sci Fi Screening Room's presentation of THE APPLE. For those of you who couldn't make it -- you missed out on a lot of fun. We opened the show with a musical number from BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS. Co-host Raven Snook stole the show. She read an excerpt from ICED (written by APPLE cast-member Ray Shell), shared an email exchange with APPLE actress Miriam Margolyes (who says "the film was made by a madman") and delighted the crowd with a rousing sing-a-long of SPEED. (see video.)



I did trivia, prizes and actually convinced the audience to eat complimentary APPLE JACKS cereal.

Before the night was over, we gave an audience member an APPLE-style glitter-glam makeover (I'm only sorry I don't have before and after photos.) And we gave everyone in the audience free glitter and B.I.M.s to wear. I've never seen a more attractive audience in all my life.

Thanks audience. This is not the kind of movie one should see alone.




5/9/08

Join us for THE APPLE Night!

After the success of HULK Night and KISS Night, THE SCI FI SCREENING ROOM is proud to present...THE APPLE Night!…

This Wednesday (May 14th @ 7PM)
at the Theater Under St. Mark’s
94 St. Mark’s Place, btw 1st Ave and Avenue A
L-train to 1st Ave, F/V to 2nd Ave, R-train to 8th St, 6 to Astor Pl.
Just 7 bucks!




THE APPLE: it’s Xanadu meets George Orwell in this flamboyant, dystopian Adam & Eve story set in the nightmarish future of 1994 (as imagined in 1980.) Audiences will love to see na├»ve Catherine Mary Stewart mutate into a drug-fueled glam-pop super-star (Hubba-hubba!) THE APPLE invokes the spirit of Frank Zappa’s concept-album Joe’s Garage, albeit in a non-satirical way. If you like Phantom of the Paradise, but wished it was dumber, gayer and made in Berlin by one-half of Golan-Globus, this is the movie for you!

The show is hosted by Kevin Maher (American Movie Classics’ The Sci Fi Department) and Raven Snook (www.ravensnook.com) providing trivia, prizes, drinking games, free glitter and a sing-a-long.

After the movie the evening continues with Atomic X @ Beauty Bar (231 E. 14th Street, btw 2nd and 3rd Aves) It’s an all-night glam-rock party hosted by Joey Nova. Expect the DJ to be playing plenty of David Bowie, New York Dolls, and selections from The Apple soundtrack. There will be a makeup artist doing glam makeovers and glitter manicures to get you feeling like a glam-pop super-star. Plus there’s an open bar from 10 – 11 and apple-flavored drink specials throughout the night!


Watch the Sci Fi Department’s episode about THE APPLE:

The Lost Subgenre: Sci Fi Buddy Cop Movies



In this action-packed episode I team up with funnyman Andres du Bouchet. Also appearing are Will Carlough and James Moles.