Pee-wee, Kermit, and James Dean on Summer Nights schedule

Indianapolis Museum of Art announces films.

April 14, 2010
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I've been critical of the Indianapolis Museum of Arts Summer Nights Film Series in the past (particularly when art-less films like "Goonies" and "Grease" have found their way onto the schedule), but this year's lineup looks solid, if not surprising or innovative. And you can't beat the atmosphere on the IMA's back porch.

The selections:

June 4: "Across the Universe"
June 11: "Rebel Without A Cause"
June 18: "The Usual Suspects"
June 25:"Pee-wee’s Big Adventure"
July 2: "Stella Dallas"
July 9: "North by Northwest"
July 16: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (Midnight)
July 23: "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" (Midnight)
July 30: "The Muppets Take Manhattan"
August 6: "A Fish Called Wanda"
August 13: "Stand By Me"
August 20: "LA Confidential"
August 27: "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

Tickets are $10 for adults. There's also a barbecue buffet for $30 (kids cheaper) on Fridays from 5:30-8, with diners getting first choice of seats for the films. more details here.

Your thoughts?

  • Fun Times
    I went one year to see The Big Lebowski and, yes, I arrived with my robe and sunglasses. Alas, my age made it impossible for me to enjoy a white russian with the rest of the crowd but it was still a great experience. Majority of the people there were huge fans of the movie and everyone was respectfully quoting it.

    I think having Monty Python will create a similar atmosphere this year. North By Northwest could also be a lot of fun to see on a giant screen.

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