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What is a Movie Night, really?

What is Movie Night? A movie is chosen, either via a meta question or simply by royal decree. How is it supposed to work? At the agreed time, we all gather in the main site chatroom and press start ...
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Movie Events and Ratings

No, we shouldn't limit our movie nights to PG-13-or-under movies. TL;DR: The movie itself isn't being hosted on SE, so its content is irrelevant. In any case, ratings applied by the MPAA and FCC ...
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Movie Night! Make your fantasies come true on Tuesday the 30th!

The Princess Bride (1987) A much-quoted cult classic. Sweet and sometimes silly, it's essentially a love story but with plenty of well-done action too. Or to put it another way: Fencing, fighting, ...
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Movie Night! Tuesday the 22nd. Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE sci-fi fantasy film!

My nomination is the 1980 classic, Flash Gordon. It has everything: Brian Blessed!1 Max Von Sydow! Topol! Timothy Dalton! Richard O'Brien!2 Sam J. Jones! A brilliant soundtrack by Queen! ...
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What is a Movie Night, really?

Are all participants supposed to find access (rent a DVD, dig out an old VHS, search on Youtube) to the same movie and all press play on the same instant? Yes. Often people will be out of sync by a ...
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October Movie Night - Galaxy Quest - 2017-10-06 11:00 PM GMT / 12:00 PM BST

Galaxy Quest +3 bonus points for ~3.7k star-trek questions. Is it a parody or a sci-fi comedy in its own right? This movie is so awesome it is hard to tell! Galaxy Quest is an acknowledged homage to ...
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October Movie Night - Galaxy Quest - 2017-10-06 11:00 PM GMT / 12:00 PM BST

Spaceballs, +4 bonus points (star-wars) Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can ...
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

WATCHED: Thursday 28th of July Fantastic Four (2015) Why don't we watch a newer film, while the hate is still fresh in our minds? Fantastic Four is described by many as the worst superhero movie of ...
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

WATCHED: Tuesday 31st of May Batman: The Movie (1966) Available on Amazon Video for free with Prime membership (in the US). Why should we watch this? 1. Bat Shark Repellent Spray 2. Batman ...
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How will we celebrate Harry Potter epilogue day on Sci Fi SE?

Main Site There is not much you can do here beyond the normal functions. Ask questions and provide new answers to old questions could be focused on Harry Potter posts. Edits would be tricky as they ...
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October Movie Night - Galaxy Quest - 2017-10-06 11:00 PM GMT / 12:00 PM BST

I'm going to assume that pastiches are also valid and nominate Kung Fury, a pastiche of cheesy 80s films involving time travel and martial arts. Sometime in the early 1980s, Miami-Dade Police ...
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October Movie Night - Galaxy Quest - 2017-10-06 11:00 PM GMT / 12:00 PM BST

What We Do in the Shadows Bonus points: 0 Parodies: Vampire genre Official: Yes Main site tag: vampire Written and directed by our good mates Taika Waititi (Thor: ...
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"Ladies Night" Movie Night - The Terminator. Tonight!! (April 15th) at 10pm UTC / 11pm BST/ 6pm EDT

The Terminator Movie Night was a success. We had a good number of participants (7) as well as a slightly higher number of lurkers (8). On the downside, despite the "Ladies Night" motif we only had one ...
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

Steel (1997, IMDb, Wiki) Shaquille O'Neal's foray into the superhero genre as John Henry Irons (a character introduced during DC Comics' seminal Reign of the Supermen series) was less than well-...
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I'd love to know whether

I can't see how this could be a good question on the main site Agreed. Would it be suitable as a chat room event theme, as a possible way to draw in new contributors? Sure! This site used to ...
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

Condorman He can really fly! Best bit: the hidden car reveal (see also trailer above). And the car can go on water: A film for true geeks!
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

The Wild World of Batwoman, available for free on YouTube via its MST3K treatment. In this zero budget cheapie a busty Batwoman enlists her beauteous bevy of Batgirls (when they are not dancing the ...
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Movie Night! Make your fantasies come true on Tuesday the 30th!

Stardust (2007) One of the best films I've seen. It ticks ALL the boxes. Whatever you want, Stardust has it. Romance: an emotional and convincing love story at the heart (pun intended!) of the plot ...
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

The Spirit (2008) Rotten Tomatoes Score: 14% We had all the makings for a good movie: Frank Miller, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, and Eva Mendes.
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

Tank Girl. Tank. Girl. TANK GIRL!!
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991, IMDb, Wiki) In stark contrast to this film, which was well done and downright gritty, its sequel The Secret of the Ooze is a complete ...
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

Catwoman (2004, IMDb, Wiki) Considered one of the worst films of all time, this movie fell flat on its face in its attempt to bring a stand-alone Catwoman to the big screen. Let's rejoice in its ...
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Movie Night: Return of the Jedi (and It's a Trap!)

I want to watch RotJ on Tuesday at 11 pm UTC. Upvote this answer if you agree with the statement above. (I'll only be counting upvotes, not downvotes.)
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Movie Night! Tuesday the 22nd. Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE sci-fi fantasy film!

Highlander 2: The Quickening A critic called this film "the sound of a franchise flushing itself down the drain". Recently reviewed by our very own @JackBNimble, Highlander 2 is arguably uniquely ...
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There has been an awakening...another Movie Night! Force Awakens on Monday the 11th!

At 17 watchers / lurkers at the highest points, this was one of our most successful movie nights ever!! Thanks to all of the attendees for making this an awesome movie night — it was a blast! ...
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Movie Night! Nominate your favourite TERRIBLE comic book film!

Batman and Robin IMDB, wikipedia
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Holy reverse polarity Batman, what do we do now? Have a Movie Night on Tuesday, May 31!

I'm ready. Even if this movie is amazing, not terrible.
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Movie Night! Fantastic Four: come watch this "malformed curio" on Thursday the 28th!

Yes. Please listen to the Fantastic Four Medley on an endless loop for the next 10 days in order to really get yourselves in the mood.
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