Get alienated at FilmBar this April
Did you hear? The Phoenix Lights are back, and this April they’re lighting up the screen at the FilmBar. Giant bugs, a scantily clad “Leeloo”, the Schwartz, and E.T. are all part of the local movie house’s “Alien April Film Series.”
The FilmBar in Phoenix is promising all sorts of fun close encounters at the April screenings of E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (with an E.T. Photo booth complete with the little alien, bike and full moon backdrop), Starship Troopers (with “Death From Above” Roughneck tattoos and an alien shooting gallery),The Fifth Element (hosted by guests Ruby Rhod & the Diva in Blue), and Spaceballs (with Light Saber duels and a pizza eating contest).
In addition to the beer & wine beverage selection at the award-winning FilmBar, there will also be food trucks present at select screenings. The special events are only happening at specific dates and times, so be sure to go to thefilmbarphx.com for complete details.
From the FilmBar press release:
E.T. the Extra Terrestrial – This timeless story follows the unforgettable journey of a lost alien and the 10-year-old boy he befriends. Join Elliot (Henry Thomas), Gertie (Drew Barrymore) and Michael (Robert MacNaughton) as they come together to help E.T. find his way back home. Friday, April 4 with First Friday E.T. Photo booth. April 4, 5, 6 & 7
The Fifth Element – Ancient curses, all-powerful monsters, shape-changing assassins, scantily-clad stewardesses, laser battles, huge explosions, a perfect woman, a malcontent hero–what more can you ask of a big-budget science fiction movie? Luc Besson’s high-octane film incorporates presidents, rock stars, and cab drivers into its peculiar plot, traversing worlds and encountering some pretty wild aliens. Friday, April 11 preshow hosted by Ruby Rhod & the Diva in Blue (Drag Performers). April 11, 12, 13 & 14
Starship Troopers – Upon graduating school, Johnny Rico volunteers for the Mobile Infantry to do his Federal Service. Far from having patriotic motives, Johnny has joined the infantry to win the heart of his girlfriend, Carmen Ibanez, who has signed up for the Fleet Academy to become a starship pilot. Starship Troopers is more than a showcase for high-tech hardware and gigantic, flesh-ripping insects. Director Paul Verhoeven turns this epic adventure into a scathingly funny satire of fascist propaganda. Saturday, April 19 with Alien Shooting Gallery & Roughneck Tattoos (all screenings). April 18, 19, 20 & 21
Spaceballs – The farce is with you in this uproarious salute to science fiction that teams comedy legend Mel Brooks with an all-star cast of cutups including John Candy (Splash), Rick Moranis (Ghostbusters) and Bill Pullman (Ruthless People)! When the evil Dark Helmet (Moranis) attempts to steal all the air from planet Druidia, a determined Druish Princess (Daphne Zuniga), a clueless rogue (Pullman) and a half-man/half-dog creature who’s his own best friend (Candy) set out to stop him! April 26 Pizza Eating Contest (Winner Crowned “Pizza The Hut”). April 27 Light Saber Duel. April 25, 26, 27 & 28