Friday, November 6, 2015

Thursday December 3rd @ 7 pm!! The timeless classic tale of a twisted sister...


I saw this one for the first time when I was about ten years old and have been wanting to screen this as part of my series ever since we started showing pictures at Schlafly.   

December 2 is my birthday so I figured it was a good time to do it since it is one of my favorites starring two infamous leading ladies of the silver screen in one unforgettable film!

Happy Birthday to Me!!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Last month we had an Ed Wood classic...this month we have Ed Wood!

Thursday November 5th at 7 pm 

Ed Wood
Tim Burton
1994
Johhny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker

An ambitious but troubled movie director
tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support.

Running Time : 127 minutes
Rated R

Screens in The Crown Room at Schlafly Bottleworks

$6 admission

Food and drink available for purchase from Schlafly

All screening rights reserved.

Presented by "Culture Shock" A Film Series, Schlafly Bottleworks, Real Living Gateway Real Estate, Cinema St. Louis and YOU!

Funds generated after expenses from this screening support production of
A FIT KID, an active lifestyle development program produced by Helping Kids Together.
HKT promotes cultural diversity and social awareness through universally designed programming and events that get kids active and involved in the arts and culture.

Thank you for your support!

Amy & Mia

Monday, September 28, 2015

Screening Thursday October 1: The Ed Wood Classic Plan 9 From Outer Space

Plan 9 From Outer Space
1959
Edward D. Wood Jr.

Bela Lugosi, Vampira, Lyle Talbot
79 minutes

Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb).

75 minutes

A Film Series is produced by Atypical, LLC and made possible with the help of Schlafly Bottleworks, Real Living Gateway Real Estate and Cinema St. Louis.  Funds generated after expenses help HKT produce events and programs for kids that get them active and involved in the arts and culture.   

$6 admission

Food and drink available for purchase from Schlafly

Schlafly Bottleworks
The Crown Room
7260 Southwest Avenue
Maplewood, MO 63143

The Crown Room opens at 630

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Up Next: Something I have been wanting to see for a long time: Nosferatu

Thursday September 3, 2015 @ 7pm

Nosferatu
A Symphony of Horror
1922

F.W. Murnau
Max Schreck, Gustav van Wangenheim, Greta Schroeder
                   
Based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, this silent film classic was hailed by the late Roger Ebert as a horror masterpiece and one of the greatest films of all time.  The Vampire, Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and his real estate agent's wife.   Filmed in Germany and backed by a haunting score that is as telling as the story itself.

81 minutes

Screens in The Crown Room at Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood

Co Hosted by Tom Stockman

$6 admission

Food and drink available for purchase from Schlafly.

www.afilmseries.com

Presented by A Film Series, Schlafly Bottleworks, Real Living Gateway Real Estate, Cinema St. Louis and YOU!

Funds generated after expenses from this screening go to support production of A FIT KID,
an active lifestyle development program produced by Helping Kids Together.

HKT promote cultural diversity and social awareness through universally designed programming and events that get kids active and involved in the arts and culture. Thank YOU for YOUR support!

amyb@afilmseries.com


Amy Barnes 314 221 3085 or amyb@afilmseries.com

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Up Next: On Thursday August, 6th, we begin a repeat of A Universal Monster Series with Dracula starring Bela Lugosi

Howdy All,

We have been on a summer hiatus due to much needed surgery for the junior partner of Atypical, LLC.

As an advocate for the practice of Universal Design I am very proud to do a repeat of a series we did in 2014: A Universal Monster Series, showcasing the classic monsters of Universal Pictures.

If you aren't aware of what Universal Design is, it is a design concept and process that enables a diverse population to participate in daily life by making things not just more accessible but doing so in a way that blends into the environment so as not to stigmatize.  It is a much needed practice in not just the built environment but also in the planning of events and programs and I see the lack of it--as well as the need for it--everyday in the life I live with my daughter and in my work in the real estate industry when I show people property.

Universal Design makes living life easier for everyone. Please look it up and read all about it.

My siblings and I grew up watching spooky movies and Dracula was by far one of my favorites.  It still is so Mia and I hope to see you out and about at Schlafly.

Cheers  to you,

Amy







Friday, April 3, 2015

Special Thanks to Marty Smigell from St. Louis Audubon Society for the Pre-show Talk on Birds!!

He even brought along a crow and an owl!  It was a very interesting presentation to say the least. Did you know crows can count?  And they remember faces??  They are one of the most intelligent species.  I did not know any of these things wouldn't have without Marty Smigell taking the time to represent The Audubon Society at our screening.  Thank you SO much Marty!!

We had an adopted crow growing up:  Crowbaby was his name.  One day I was sitting in the kitchen with my mom, I was probably 8 or 9 and she gets a call from Windsor High School asking her to come get the crow.  It really wasn't even our bird; it lived between our house and the neighbors estate behind us.  I have no idea how the school knew to call us.   Maybe Crowbaby told them if he was such a smarty.

Our screening of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds was a hit too.  One of my all time faves.  I notice something new every time I watch it but my favorite is still..."You're evil!!  Evil!!!!!!....."

I think what I admire most of all after this last screening is Tippi Hedren and her strength and determination. Of all the women in the movie actually.  Tippi was the most uninhibited though and that is an admirable trait in my book. .

Thanks to Schlafly, Tom Stockman and Everyone who came out to join us!! We are so happy to be able to produce this series.

See you next time for King Kong!!

Amy and Mia


Friday, March 6, 2015

Spring is almost here!! And with this comes...Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds on Thursday April 2 @ 7 pm. Co Hosted by Tom Stockman with Special Guest Speaker Marty Smigell, Vice President of St Louis Audubon Society



The Birds
1963
Alfred Hitchcock

Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.

Rated PG-13
119  minutes

Thanks to all who came out for Super Size Me!

A big thanks to all who came out to Super Size Me.  It was a nice crowd and the petrified Happy Meal on display and curated by Liz Erker was the icing on the cake that has my daughter Mia saying she will never eat McDonald's again.


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Screening Thursday March 5th: Super Size Me



Super Size Me
2004
Morgan Spurlock

First time director Morgan Spurlock takes a look at the subject of obesity in the United States, specifically zeroing in on the business and culture surrounding the nation's fast-food industry in this 2004 documentary.  In addition to studying the marketing of fast food to American children and unsuccessfully attempting to gain an interview with McDonald's executives, Spurlock attempts to become one of his own subjects by documenting a one month binge during which he survived only on items from the McDonald's menu, forcing himself to eat three meals a day and try every offering at least once.

Rated PG-13
96 minutes

All ages encouraged.

Special intro by Liz Erker, MS 
Registered Dietitian with Signature Medical Group

You might want to think twice about rolling through the drive-thru after this one...



Monday, January 26, 2015

Happy New Year!

We are taking a brief intermission.

Stay tuned for 2015 calendar.

Thank you for your patronage.

The Management