Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Free Outdoor Movies!

New Yorkers, bookmark this page! Here is your one-stop guide to all of the many free outdoor screening series this summer. So what are we seeing this summer?

The most well-known of the various screening venues is usually the most creative with its choices, but you can always count on a number of popular picks. All are on Monday nights.

June 21st Goldfinger
June 28th Carousel
July 5th The French Connection
July 12th My Man Godfrey
July 19th The China Syndrome
July 26th Monty Python and the Holy Grail
August 2nd Rosemary's Baby
August 9th The Goodbye Girl
August 16th 12 Angry Men
August 23rd Bonnie and Clyde

RIVER FLICKS (Hudson River Park)
Just like last year, the theme is movies from the previous summer. So I've pretty much seen all of these, but watching The Hangover outside could definitely be fun. Wednesday nights.

July 7th The Hangover
July 14th I Love You, Man
July 21st The Proposal
July 28th District 9
August 4th Julie & Julia
August 11th Public Enemies
August 18th Star Trek

Same series as above but for kids and on Friday nights. I'm always down for Muppets.

July 9th The Wizard of Oz
July 16th Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
July 23rd The Great Muppet Caper
July 30th Monsters vs. Aliens
August 6th Big
August 13th Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
August 20th Annie

SUMMER ON THE HUDSON (Riverside Park South)
Another series that seems to lean towards the recent movies. Also on Wednesday nights.

July 7th NeverEnding Story
July 14th Pan's Labyrinth
July 21st Inkheart
July 28th The Fall
August 4th Big Fish
August 11th Stranger than Fiction

MOVIES WITH A VIEW (Brooklyn Bridge Park)
Lives up to its title - this is the best view of any of these series. But you can't always hear when the subway goes by. Thursday nights.

July 8th Annie Hall
July 15th Monsters vs. Aliens
July 22nd The Big Lebowski
July 29th Rear Window
August 5th Brokeback Mountain
August 12th Dreamgirls
August 19th The Blues Brothers
August 26th Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
September 2nd Public's Choice

RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL (Movie Nights on the Elevated Acre)
More Muppets! Also Thursday nights.

July 29th Broadway Danny Rose
August 5th Auntie Mame
August 12th The Country Girl
August 19th The Muppets Take Manhattan

Watch movies on a boat. Saturday nights.

May 28th Top Gun
June 19th Field of Dreams
July 9th Ghostbusters
July 23rd The Goonies
August 6th Raiders of the Lost Ark
August 20th Rocky

I think this is a new one. Friday nights.

July 8th Laura
July 15th Double Indemnity
July 22nd Sunset Boulevard
July 29th All About Eve
August 6th Freaks
August 13th Invasion of the Body Snatchers
August 20th Night of the Living Dead
August 27th Rosemary's Baby

Not yet listed; check back later for schedule

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