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Movies With A View: ‘Unforgiven’ This Thursday

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s 13th-annual weekly summer series “Syfy’s Movies With A View” is sadly winding down, with just one more flick following this Thursday’s, which will be a viewer’s choice. On August 23, join the masses on the Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn for “Unforgiven,” which screens at sunset. Beginning at 6 p.m., DJ Emch […]

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Syfy’s Movies With A View: ‘Barefoot In The Park’ Screens Thursday

Syfy’s “Movies With A View” will feature the Robert Redford and Jane Fonda G-rated comedy “Barefoot In The Park” tomorrow night, Thursday August 9… with only three more films left in the 13th-annual summer series. The accompanying short film is “Love Competition by Brent Hoff, with music from DJ Still Life. The event takes place […]

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Totally Meta: Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler Intro Wet Hot American Summer at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tonight’s Movie with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 is the 2001 opus (set in 1981) Wet Hot American Summer. Coincidentally, 5 of the stars of that film – Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Christopher Meloni, Michael Showalter and David Wain – are currently filming They Came Together in Brooklyn Heights. Rudd, Poehler, Showalter […]

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Season Opener For BBP ‘Movies With A View” Packs The Lawn For ‘E.T.’

The season opener for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Movies With A View” Thursday, July 5, drew thousands to the Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn to see “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial.” Sen. Daniel Squadron, BP Marty Markowitz and BPPC Executive Director Nancy Webster were all on hand, according to McBrooklyn, which also provides the photo from MK Metz. […]

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BBP’s 2012 ‘Movies With A View’ Launches Thursday July 5

The 13th annual “Movies With A View” series, sponsored by Syfy, begins its 2012 season this Thursday, July 5, with “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial.” DJ Ayres from Brooklyn Radio will kick off the evening at 6 p.m., with the FREE flick beginning at sunset. The location for “Movies” is the Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn. A […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Summer Film Series Announced

Brooklyn Bridge Park has announced its 13th-annual “Movies With A View” SyFy summer series of free films, running from the beginning of July, every Thursday through the end of August, on Pier 1. Ditch Plains and Calexio will offer food at the series, although visitors are allowed to bring their own snacks and beverages (sneer: […]

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Bark If You Like Hot Dogs

This just in: In addition to weekends, Bark Hot Dogs will now be available Thursdays at Pier 6. Also, tonight’s film on Pier 1 will be Basquiat starring Jeffrey Wright, Claire Forlani and Christopher Walken.

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Advocacy Organization Calls for Boycott of “Movies with a View”

The social change advocacy organization change.org is circulating a petition to boycott Syfy Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park because of the screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s scheduled for Thursday, August 11. As we previously noted, the 1961 Blake Edwards movie, starring Audrey Hepburn, is controversial because of Mickey Rooney’s “yellowface” portrayal of […]

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Mr. J. Goes to Movie with a View

Mommy and baby duck, Dodger the muskrat, ships and boats, the Statue of Liberty rising from the mist, tasty treats, a Gershwin score, Marty, and Woody. All for free. Such a deal! Video after the jump.

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Is Rooney’s “Racist” Turn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s Appropriate for Park Film Fest?

Audrey Hepburn in a “classic” film adapted from a novella written by former 70 Willow Street resident Truman Capote surely seems appropriate for this year’s Movies with a View in  Brooklyn Bridge Park.  That is, unless you’ve seen Breakfast at Tiffany’s — which topped Complex Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Racist Movies ever made.

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