To get into the Christmas Spirit, we at HeyStaks (a Dublin startup based in UCD), have created a “Guess the Christmas Movie” game using word clouds made from the dialogue of different Christmas films. Thanks, and Merry Christmas.
The capital’s most disreputable midnight movie club Hollywood Babylon have a new season of movies at the Light House Cinema this summer and autumn – all from 1984, illustrated in a trailer here, by Alan Dunne.
Beverly Hills Cop – Saturday September, May 18
Purple Rain – Saturday, June 15
Revenge of the Nerds – Saturday, July 13
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom – Saturday, August 17 September 14
Dune – Saturday, September 14 August 17
Terminator + Streets of Fire (Double Bill) – Saturday, October 19
The Map, which is loosely based on the style of a vintage Los Angeles street map has its own Hollywood Boulevard and includes districts dedicated to Hitchcock and Cult British Horror movies. Like most cities it also has its own Red Light area. There’s an A-Z key at the base of the Map listing all the films featured with their release dates and names of the directors.
Josh Cooley, a Pixar story artist created ‘Movies R Fun’,a collection of illustrated movie scenes done in the style of a kids book . Unfortunately it’s sold out so you’ll just have to enjoy them online instead.