Welcome back to the 1980s, a time when Steven Spielberg made you believe in magic, you spent most of your allowance playing Pac Man at the arcade and your bedroom wall was dominated by pictures of Molly Ringwald and Patrick Swayze from a fresh copy of Tiger Beat.
For one week this August, log out of Facebook and enter a time machine to your childhood (or the childhood you wished you had). Dust off your spandex and join us for a week of unabashed nostalgia with on screen video games, classic candy, double bills, quote-alongs and screenings that will remind you why the 80s was like, totally bitchin’. ow.ly/nPgq30drOy0
THE BREAKFAST CLUB
Recite your favourite lines from this 80s classic and relive the emotions of one of the most beloved high school movies of all time.
FRI, AUG 11 at 9:30 PM (Doors: 8:30 PM)
DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME
A documentary crew set out on a trip to John Hughes’ hometown in this road movie tribute featuring interviews with famous alumni and admirers.
SAT, AUG 12 at 2:30 PM
RAIDERS! THE STORY OF THE GREATEST FAN FILM EVER MADE
After seeing Raiders of the Lost Ark, three young boys set out to remake it shot for shot. Over 20 years later, they reunite to finish the project.
SAT, AUG 12 at 7:30 PM
*Special double bill pricing with Raiders of the Lost Ark below.
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
One of the all-time most fun movie adventures, follow our hero Indy as he tries to track down the Ark with Nazis hot on his tail.
SAT, AUG 12 at 10:00 PM
*Special double bill pricing with Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made above.
URGH! A MUSIC WAR
Travel back to 1981 and the peak of the New Wave, with performances from nearly three dozen artists including Devo, Joan Jett, The Police and many more!
SUN, AUG 13 at 8:45 PM
U2: RATTLE AND HUM
Return to the late 80s, when U2 was touring their masterpiece Joshua Tree and was poised to take over the world.
MON, AUG 14 at 6:30 PM
THE KING OF KONG: A FISTFULL OF QUARTERS
Two world class gamers go head to head for the world record in Donkey Kong in this entertaining tale of obsessive rivalry.
*Thomas Rivas will host a King of Kong Tournament of Champions, featuring classic video games (Donkey Kong, Pac Man, Galaga) played on screen before the film. Each ticket comes with a slice of pizza!
TUES, AUG 15 at 8:30 PM
Amidst the origins of hip hop in New York, follow graffiti artist Zoro as he paints the stage of a rapper’s convention featuring Grandmaster Flash, Fab Five Freddy and more.
WED, AUG 16 at 8:30 PM
Have the time of your life with this unforgettable tale of teenage self discovery and quote-a-long to your favourite lines!
THURS, AUG 17 at 9:00 PM (Doors: 8:00 PM)