As part of its ongoing monthly film series, this February FilmBar brings your favorite Fantasy films to the big screen for a whole month. Frolic in front of our Fantasy photo booth on First Friday. Screenings of Labyrinth, Conan the Barbarian & the Neverending Story will take you to faraway places. Love is in the air, with our Valentine’s Day screenings of Romeo and Juliet & The Princess Bride with complimentary Candy & Champagne. Tickets, show times & trailers can be found here: http://goo.gl/ovG1JT (additional show times added during the month).
Labyrinth. David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly invite you into a magical universe where nothing is what it seems. Babysitting infant stepbrother Toby isn’t young Sarah’s (Connelly) idea of fun. Frustrated by his crying, she secretly imagines the Goblins from her favorite book, Labyrinth, carrying Toby away. When her fantasy comes true, a distraught Sarah must enter a maze of illusion to bring Toby back from a kingdom inhabited by mystical creatures and governed by the wicked Goblin King (Bowie). Feb 1, 2 & 3
First Friday Fantasy Photo booth. Be transported to a magical faraway land while you pose in our free photo booth (photos later posted on the FilmBar Facebook page). Feb 7 (8-10pm)
Conan the Barbarian. Following his parents’ savage murder, young Conan (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is captured by the cold-blooded Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones) and spends the next fifteen years in agony during which Conan builds an incomparable body and an indomitable spirit. Aided by his companions Subotai the Mongol (Gerry Lopez) and Valeria, Queen of Thieves (Sandahl Bergman), Conan sets out to take revenge on the warlord who killed his family. Friday February 7th Interactive Screening hosted by Jose Gonzalez (The Torch Theatre) with Inflatable Swords. Feb 7, 8 &9.
Romeo and Juliet. Perhaps the greatest love story of all time in its first Broadway staging in 36 years stars Orlando Bloom, who rose to fame in the Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films. Bloom makes his Broadway debut opposite the Tony nominated Condola Rashad (A Trip to Bountiful, Stick Fly). Feb 14 with complimentary Candy & Champagne. Feb 14, 16 & 18
The Princess Bride. A lowly stable boy, Westley (Cary Elwes), pledges his love to the beautiful Buttercup (Robin Wright), only to be abducted and reportedly killed by pirates while Buttercup is betrothed to the evil Prince Humperdinck. Even as Buttercup herself is kidnapped by a giant, a scheming criminal mastermind, and a master Spanish swordsman, a mysterious masked pirate (could it be Westley?) follows in pursuit. As they sail toward the Cliffs of Insanity. Feb 14 with complimentary Candy & Champagne. Feb 14, 15 & 17
The Neverending Story. When young Bastian borrows a mysterious, ornately-bound book, he never dreamed turning a page would draw him into a shimmering fantasy world of racing snails, hang-glider bats, soaring luckdragons, puckish elves, a Childlike Empress, the brave warrior Atreyu and a slab-faced walking quarry called a Rock Biter. Feb 21, 22 & 23
Growing up my mom always said that tv would rot my brain, and she was mostly correct. Growing up with shows like Knight Rider and the A-Team has left me with a longing for more campiness, which could be attributed to said rot. Not many people watch an old show like The Greatest American Hero and think to themselves "They should totally remake this", but I my friends are not one of them. I'm Mike by the way. I grew up in Mesa and other than having an awful taste in classic television, I also really dig movies, comics and gaming. Baseball is a big passion in my life as well. Follow me on twitter @polluxmike or facebook https://www.facebook.com/mike13teevee