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Space Jam – Tuesday, August 2 1996/G/1 hour 40 minutes Sunset: 8:50pm
Swackhammer, owner of the amusement park planet Moron Mountain is desperate get new attractions and he decides that the Looney Tune characters would be perfect. He sends his diminutive underlings to get them to him, whether Bugs Bunny & Co. want to go or not. Well armed for their size, Bugs Bunny is forced to trick them into agreeing to a competition to determine their freedom. Taking advantage of their puny and stubby legged foes, the gang selects basketball for the surest chance of winning. However, the Nerdlucks turn the tables and steal the talents of leading professional basketball stars to become massive basketball bruisers known as the Monstars. In desperation, Bugs Bunny calls on the aid of Micheal Jordan, the Babe Ruth of Basketball, to help them have a chance at winning their freedom.
Labyrinth – David Bowie Night & 30th Anniversary
Tuesday, August 9 1986/PG/1 hour 41 minutes Sunset: 8:40pm
David Bowie has never been more fascinatingly enigmatic on-screen than in this hugely-imaginative collaboration between Jim (THE MUPPETS) Henson, George (STAR WARS) Lucas, Terry (MONTY PYTHON) Jones and The Thin White Duke himself. A selfish 16-year old girl (Jennifer Connelly) is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the evil Goblin King (Bowie). Lots of tunes, plenty of cute characters to cheer on, exciting adventure, and a grand magical pre-CGI time guaranteed for all. So, get glammed up and Let’s Dance to some pre-show, career-spanning Bowie music videos as we celebrate the remarkable talent of this amazing superstar!
Purple Rain – Prince Night – Tuesday, August 16 1984/PG/1 hour 51 minutes Sunset: 8:25pm
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here in celebration of 1 of the most electric, energetic and eccentric musicians ever 2 tear up a movie screen: we’re pleased 2 screen Prince’s first feature film outdoors in Stanley Park 4 the first time ever. The Purple One plays a young Prince-ish musician who must contend with a rival singer (Morris Day, of The Time), a burgeoning romance (Apollonia Kotero), and his own dissatisfied band (The Revolution, playing themselves), as his star begins 2 rise. The many concert sequences here are truly mesmerizing. Come get the funk out with a jukebox selection of Prince videos on our big screen before the show, 2. Guest Note: Some scenes and content may not be suitable for all audience members. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.
Dirty Dancing –
Tuesday, August 23 1987/PG/1 hour 40 minutes Sunset: 8:15pm
We wrap up the 2016 Evo Summer Cinema series with the return of one of our most-requested favourites. Spending the summer of ‘63 at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman (Jennifer Gray) falls in love with the camp’s hunky dance instructor, Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze). You know what happens next… some life lessons learned and a lot of Dirty Dancing, of course! Come have the time of your life one last time this summer in Stanley Park – but remember: no one puts Baby in a corner. So don’t do that.