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Best Movie Outing

  • The Modern School of Film

    IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave., at 3rd St.; modernschoolof­

    Like Inside the Actors Studio, the IFC incarnation of ­former Mamet assistant Robert Milazzo’s weekly film series ($17) invites a mishmash of musicians, comedians, filmmakers, and actors to select the night’s feature presentation, then stick around for a conversation with the audience about what they’ve just seen. The pairings are inspired, as evidenced by recent meet-ups: Alan Cumming on Waiting for Guffman, Talib Kweli on The Big Lebowski, Andrew W.K. on The Elephant Man, and David Cross on Phantom of Liberty.

From the 2013 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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