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Campus Cinema

Claire Stephens | Friday, February 11, 2011

NOW SHOWING: Romance, Sci-Fi and Midnight Movies

While Student Union Board (SUB) is known for its weekly Acousticafe and $3 movies, other resources around campus are appealing to students by making the cinema experience available and affordable.

February marks not only the month NDtv is playing “Star Trek” on its channel all month long, but also the start of the DeBartolo Performing Art Center’s midnight movies. Last week featured the famous cult film “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” followed by “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” this weekend, “Reservoir Dogs” next weekend, and “The Big Lebowski” on Feb. 26. Famous 1980s films “Sixteen Candles,”  “The Breakfast Club,” “Pretty in Pink” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” will be playing as part of the midnight movie series in April.

Like other organizations hoping to find a wider audience and stimulate student interest online, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center is cleverly using its Facebook page to advertise “Facebook Night @ the Cinema.” The event is this weekend and features social networking films “Catfish” and “The Social Network.” All those who “like” the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center will receive free popcorn when attending these films.

Hoping to attract a Saturday night crowd, DPAC is encouraging gamers to this weekend’s screening of “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” with the following message from its Facebook page: “GET YOUR GAME ON! Come early on Saturday at 11:30 p.m. for the midnight screening of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and game to old school Super Mario Brothers, Mario Cart 64 and more. 16 bit glory awaits you!”

With NDtv offering a night in with the television, SUB offering a romantic date with the projection screen in DeBartolo, and DPAC offering a movie night out in the THX certified cinema, students will have no problem catching a flick on campus.

Campus Cinema Round Up

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Where: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Cost: $3

Learn More: http://performingarts.nd.edu/nowshowing/

Friday: “Ed Wood”  6:30 p.m., “The People vs. Larry Flyntt” 9:30 p.m.

Saturday:”The Social Network” 6:30 p.m., “Catfish” 9:30 p.m., “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” 11:59 p.m.

Sunday: “The Great Dictator” 3 p.m.

SUB Movie

Where: 101 DeBartolo Hall

Cost: 2 for $1

Learn More: sub.nd.edu/

Friday: “The Notebook” 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Saturday: “The Notebook” 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

NDtv

Where: Channel 53

Cost: Free

Learn More: nd.edu/~sbnd/

Month of February: “Star Trek”

Late Night Food

Reckers

Open 24/7

LaFortune Student Center

Starbucks

Open until 1:30 a.m.

Burger King

Open until 10 p.m.

Sbarro

Open until 4 a.m. on Saturday

Open until 2 a.m. Monday through Friday and Sunday

Subway

Open until 1 a.m.

The Huddle Mart

Open until 4 a.m.

Open until 2 a.m. on Saturdays

Kildares Irish Pub

Open until 3 a.m. on Saturday

Eddy Street Commons

Hot Box Pizza

Open until 3:30 a.m. on Saturday

Eddy Street Commons

Legends Restaurant

Open until 2 a.m. on Saturday