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River Flicks for Grownups

Pier 54 at Hudson River Park
Chambers St. to W. 59th St., New York, NY 10014 40.7301 -74.0108
at the Hudson River  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
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courtesy of Hudson River Park Trust

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Free

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No Recommendation

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at Houston St.; 1 at Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.; A, C, E at 14th St.; C, E at 23rd St.; A, C, E at 34th St.-Penn Station; A, C, E at 42nd St.-Port Authority Bus Terminal; C, E at 50th St.; 1, A, B, C, D at 59th St.-Columbus Circle

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This summer, the River Flicks program was apparently chosen at random from your perma-stoned sophomore roommate's DVD collection, which, as it turns out, isn't a bad thing. Ignoble sequels (Rocky Balboa, Superman Returns) bookend the series, but in between are timeless cable epics with scenes of transcendence dramatically illustrating this year's underdog theme: Neo whispering there is no spoon as the elevator-shaft explosion rockets him skyward toward the baddies (The Matrix); Maximus threatening the deceitful emperor on the floor of the coliseum, and I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next (Gladiator). Also, don't miss lighter fare like Beerfest and Nacho Libre. Not all those giggles from the common room were chemically enhanced.

Schedule

7/11- Rocky Balboa
7/18 - Nacho Libre
7/25 - The Matrix
8/1 - Stripes
8/8 - Gladiator
8/15 - Beerfest
8/22 - Superman Returns

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