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Running my own midnight movie

I've got a notion to organize a movie screening of some sci-fi movie at a local theater, and sell tickets. It seems to me that the easiest legal way to do this is to buy the performance rights and rent a screen at a franchise theater. Assuming I know ahead of time what those costs are, Kickstarter could be the ticket sales mechanism. [actual question inside] [more inside]
posted by 4th number on Jul 19, 2013 - 16 answers

Short Film about a Foley Artist

I'm trying to find the name of an old short film (circa 70's-90's) about a Foley artist / showman performing Foley sound effects live to a film that is being projected in an ornate theater, with a number of props laid out in front of him. [more inside]
posted by SmileyChewtrain on Oct 27, 2010 - 12 answers

What was life like in the 1980's?

Looking for movies that evoke how it is to live in the time in which they are set. [more inside]
posted by reenum on May 24, 2010 - 35 answers

Improving social skills through TV/film/theater

My sister panics in trivial social situations. Immersing herself in everyday social encounters is not helping her make any progress, so I'm looking for ways she can feel more comfortable in social situations. [more inside]
posted by qmechanic on Apr 3, 2010 - 16 answers

Videos of plays?

Is there an archive somewhere that has films of specific productions of plays? [more inside]
posted by prior on May 19, 2009 - 6 answers

Help me revive the arts in my comatose little town

How should I go about buying/starting/running a small business? [more inside]
posted by Spike on Feb 25, 2009 - 14 answers

Where can I find film examples of English spoken with a Columbian accent?

Where can I find examples of characters in film speaking English with a Columbian accent? I'm also looking for plays in English with Columbian characters. [more inside]
posted by raygan on Apr 9, 2008 - 14 answers

Posters of Grand Guignol?

Looking for posters of Grand Guignol shows for an upcoming film set.... any ideas? [more inside]
posted by MeetCleaverTheatre on Oct 31, 2007 - 3 answers

Where can I see silent films in Dallas?

Where can I see silent films on the big screen around Dallas? [more inside]
posted by doppleradar on Sep 8, 2007 - 6 answers

How to create a full work with the actors?

How to produce and direct an collaborative, actor-created work? [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Mar 15, 2006 - 6 answers

Did movies invent slow-motion?

Did actors and directors use slow-motion movements in live theater before moving pictures? What about movements of exaggerated speed? [more inside]
posted by ontic on Jan 30, 2006 - 7 answers

Andrew Lloyd Weber: Yay or Nay?

Why do some people hate Andrew Lloyd Weber so much? [more inside]
posted by jca on Dec 27, 2005 - 50 answers

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