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films in a pub

Posted: June 12th, 2002, by Chris H

Someone has looked into my mind and decided “let’s show films in a pub”. Big up to Blackfriars in the Merchant City, they show films FREE at 9pm on Tuesdays. Last night I saw Jesus’ Son, a US indie film that was about last year, it’s pleasant company for 90 minutes of your life. Drugs, sex, black comedy, sweet/nauseating bits and the main character is called Fuckhead. I did feel slightly cheated though: there’s no Velvet Underground on the soundtrack despite title and the characters being on heroin. Next week they’re showing Me Without You then it’s Requiem for a Dream.

Tonight should be fun. Not just OXES, not just I’m Being Good but also Fighting Red Adair and Sam’s Hot Car Lot, who i’ve heard things about. I’ll be the one skulking by the bar, sporting the soon-to-be fashionable “rats gnawed my skull” hairstyle.

Chris H

Chris was hit by a brick as a child and lost the popular culture part of his brain. This affliction means he is only able to listen to obscure japanese noise bands and watch films with overtly complex storylines. His other interests include skulking, editing documents, taunting policemen and entering undecipherable handwriting contests. He lives in an enormous underground laboratory where he spends many hours trying to un-invent television.

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