Always look on the bright side of
life this Easter Sunday -- with "Life of Brian" screening at Flicks in
Eumundi's outdoor cinema, "Flicks in the Sticks" has announced its next screening --"Monty Python's Life of Brian" -- on Sunday 4 April at the Eumundi Showgrounds.
"Easily one of the funniest movies of all time, Life of Brian is sure to appeal to lots of people", says Flicks Director Trent Harvison. "Everyone has their favourite lines and songs and this could be the most quoted movie of all time"
"Easter holiday makers will be able to experience one of the Sunshine Coast's newest attractions. Since starting in December 2009 Flicks in the Sticks has gained a loyal following who come along to each movie and dress in costume and sing along to the songs", says Trent. "We all have a great time under the stars, and it's a real family friendly environment".
The Eumundi Showgrounds gates will open to moviegoers from 5pm, with the screening starting around 6.30pmish. BYO rug, chair or blanket, with beanbags available for hire.
A full candy bar will be in operation with all the usual goodies, as well as hot meals including gourmet hot dogs, curries, noodle dishes and Mediterranean mezze plates.
"The cost is only $8 per person, and it's free for children under 3 years of age," says Trent. "The price also includes a glow light and a movie treat -- your choice of a choc-top ice cream, or drink or chocolate. It's the best value night out on the Coast!"
Flicks in the Sticks is at the Eumundi Showgrounds -- at the Cooroy end of Memorial Drive.
Flicks in the Sticks will also be screening their first movie double "Toy Story 1" and "Toy Story 2" in the Easter School Holidays on Saturday 10 April.
For more information phone 0458 128 020 or visit www.flicksinthesticks.org
A bit about the movie...
Often described as one of the funniest films of all time, Life of Brian is a hoot from start to finish. Brian Cohen is born in a stable just a few doors down from Jesus. Wise men arrive and begin to distribute gifts -- the star moves further so they take it all back and move on. Brian's life continues in a similar fashion.
Brian grows up to be an idealistic young man who resents the continuing Roman occupation of Judea, even after learning his father was a Roman Centurion - Naughtius Maximus. While attending Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, he becomes attracted to a young female rebel, Judith. His desire for Judith and hatred for the Romans lead him to join the People's Front of Judea, one of many factious and bickering separatist movements, who spend more time fighting each other than the Romans. The Jews are looking for a release from the Romans, keep looking for signs and a group decides Brian is the Messiah. He cannot convince them he is not -- with his mother (Mandy) famously declaring "He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy!" Through a series of hilarious rollercoaster events, Brian ends up on the cross. Condemned to a long and painful death, Brian finds his spirits lifted by his fellow sufferers, and the movie ends when they all break into song with "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life".
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - EUMUNDI OUTDOOR CINEMA -- ANNOUNCES UPCOMING SCREENINGS
Eumundi's outdoor cinema, Flicks in the Sticks has recently announced its screening calendar for the months of March, April and May.
Flicks in the Sticks Director Trent Harvison says "We cannot thank the community of Eumundi and nearby areas for their fantastic support over the last three months. With each screening we're steadily increasing our numbers, and the feedback that we get from patrons has been fantastic. We're getting plenty of locals coming along, as well as from Buderim and Maroochydore and even overseas visitors -- the word has gotten out that there's a family-friendly, affordable night right on our doorstep. And with the balmy weather that we've been having, what better place to be than under the stars, watching movie stars on the screen"
Movies are held about every two weeks at the Eumundi Showgrounds, on the Cooroy end of Memorial Drive. Cost is $8 per person -- single screening (children under 3 free) and includes a free gift -- which at previous screenings has been handmade chocolates, drinks, popcorn, or glow sticks. There's also a selection of hot meals available, as well as cold drinks and a full candy bar selection.
"We've just announced our next run of movies, and we reckon that there will be something screening for everyone -- so if you've been thinking of coming before, now's your chance" Trent says.
The next movie screenings at Flicks in the Sticks are:
Friday - March 12 -- Pulp Fiction (R) & Jackie Brown (MA) (Quentin Tarantino movie double) -- Adults Only
Saturday 27 March - Mamma Mia (PG) -- ABBA sing-a-long night
Sunday 4 April (Easter Sunday) -- Monty Python's Life of Brian (M)
Saturday 10 April (school holidays) -- Toy Story 1 (G) and Toy Story 2 (G) (movie double)
Friday 23 April -- ANZAC Day screening -- The Lighthorseman (PG)
Sunday May 9 -- Mother's Day screening -- Chocolat (M)
"We'd love to see you at Flicks in the Sticks" Trent says, "So come along to one of our screenings and see what everyone is raving about!"
Further information on Flicks in the Sticks can be found on the website or phone Trent on 0458 128 020.
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