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Offbeat Movie Musicals: DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG
Thursday, June 2, 2011
7:00 PM-7:45 PM
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Love ‘em or Hate ‘em -- Offbeat, Contemporary Movie Musicals
Silly, dark, creepy, or campy -- mind-bending musicals from the likes of David Byrne, Spike Lee, John Turturro, and more!
NOTE: These films are intended for adult audiences - some contain adult themes, situations, and language. Please see ratings, below.
Thursday, June 2, 7:00pm -- DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG, 2008, Non-Rated (43 minutes)
When he's not busy breaking the law or trying to get close to his secret crush, Penny (Felicia Day), supervillain wannabe Dr. Horrible (Neil Patrick Harris) boasts about his exploits via his Internet video blog and dreams of defeating his nemesis, Captain Hammer (Nathan Fillion). Conceived during the 2008 Hollywood writers' strike, Joss Whedon's quirky musical comedy originally debuted as an online miniseries.
Thursday, June 9, 6:45pm -- THE BIG GAY MUSICAL, 2009, Non-Rated (90 minutes)
Life imitates a play, and that's just the thing for sending up the Bible in this no-feathers-barred fantasia that swirls around Paul (Daniel Robinson) and Eddie (Joey Dudding), the leads in a musical called "Adam and Steve Just the Way God Made 'Em." Offstage, the pair act out the story of their own star-crossed lives: Paul, recently dumped, just wants to stay in, while Eddie's still coming out. But rest assured that the show tunes will go on.
Thursday, June 16, 6:45pm -- ROAD, MOVIE, 2009, Non-Rated (97 minutes)
Reluctant to take over his father's flailing hair-oil business, young Vishnu (Abhay Deol) becomes the sole proprietor of a traveling cinema after he hops on a truck containing a library of film reels and a film projector. During his odyssey across the Rajasthan desert, he befriends a young runaway, a gorgeous gypsy and others in this funny and romantic adventure, a hit at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Genre: Bollywood Language: Hindi with translation