This is the weekend when the movie industry re-reads its status messages and hits its own “like” button over and over again: The Oscars! If you fell behind on your screeners, it’s not be too late to catch up (or at least, prepare for 2011′s films). Brokelyn’s got you covered with a guide to nominees you can watch on Netflix, plus a roundup of matinee deals and cheapest theaters in Brooklyn, to get the big-theater experience without the big cost. If you really lurve movies, find out how to get close up on set as a movie extra. Or you can catch up on the classics with free bar movies all year long. And if all this doesn’t quite inspire you to brave the rains, remember: those free outdoor summer movies from last summer will be back this year, just a mere four months away!
There’s no shortage of free classic & cult cinema around town this summer, but sometimes the lure of that ultra-hyped, big-budget blockbuster is nigh inescapable. Luckily, the good, old matinee’s still alive and well in Brooklyn. A handful of theaters sell single-digit tickets at off-hours, while others are a relative bargain all the time. You can even find a break on 3D if you know where to look. Here’s an updated list of Brooklyn theaters with matinee pricing: (more…)
Double features may be a thing of the past (at least official double features—we do know people who routinely do the DIY version) but the matinee is alive and well in Brooklyn. A handful of theaters sell single-digit tickets at off-hours, while others, like the Kent theater on Coney Island Avenue, offer bargain seats all the time: $7.75 no matter when you go. (The Ziegfeld, it ain’t.) Here’s a list of cheap and discounted tix at theaters around the borough: (more…)
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