Go to http://www.newplazacinema.com to register for this discussion and to stream hard-to-find movies. Before the major water main break that shut down New Plaza Cinema’s usual weekend theatre, followed almost immediately by COVID-19, our group would be thrilled if we had a physical audience close to 200. These online events are even more successful as they’re not limited by geography.
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|We are looking forward to the The Last Picture Show discussion on May 31 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. |
[Once you register at our website, y]ou will receive the Zoom log in instructions on Friday, May 29.
But now, we want to remind you to watch the movie on your own before the group discussion, if you haven’t already.
How it Works: You Watch the Movie on your own before May 31. Then we discuss it Online Live through Zoom Technology at 4 p.m. ET on May 31.
Where to watch The Last Picture Show Amazon Prime Video – $3.99 to rent, $12.99 to purchase. Vudu – $2.99 to rent, $13.99 to purchase. YouTube – $3.99 to rent, $12.99 to purchase. iTunes – $3.99 to rent, $12.99 to purchase. Fandango – $3.99 to rent, $12.99 to purchase.
The Last Picture Show is one of the key films of the American cinema renaissance of the seventies. Set during the early fifties, in the loneliest Texas nowheresville to ever dust up a movie screen, this aching portrait of a dying West, adapted from Larry McMurtry’s novel, focuses on the daily shuffles of three futureless teens—the enigmatic Sonny (Timothy Bottoms), the wayward jock Duane (Jeff Bridges), and the desperate-to-be-adored rich girl Jacy (Cybil Shepherd)—and the aging lost souls who bump up against them in the night like drifting tumbleweeds, including Cloris Leachman’s lonely housewife and Ben Johnson’s grizzled movie-house proprietor. Featuring evocative black-and-white imagery and profoundly felt performances, this hushed depiction of crumbling American values remains the pivotal film in the career of the invaluable director and film historian Pe ter Bogdanovich.
ANDIf you are new to Zoom please watch this YouTube video. The instructor does a great job explaining how to enter a meeting: https://youtu.be/9isp3qPeQ0E
|New Plaza Cinema Classic Talk Back – The Last Picture ShowSunday, May 31, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)Organized by New Plaza Cinema|
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