Movies in the Park wraps up its 2012 season with what I’m going to call the best decision any movie watcher could make. Is it 1980s month, or perhaps its just a coincidence, but the lineup is definitely two of the greatest movie revisits. August 5, 2012 at dusk Riverdale Park East (550 Broadview Avenue) plays host to Back to the Future (1985) starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Join Marty McFly and Doc Brown as they riddle out the more complex, and funny, consequences of time travel. August 19, 2012, the adventure continues with one of my personal favourite movies of all time, The Princess Bride (1987). Possibly the funniest romantic satiric fantasy adventure movies ever made, and bragging a host of unforgettable characters, The Princess Bride tells the story of true love, and all the misadventures that come with it. Mandy Patinkin, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal, Andre the Giant and Peter Falk star, and I don’t think I can say more. It’s too good.
Both movies start just after sunset, so check their website for when that will be on those dates. Movies in the Park is a romantic evening, a fun family event, and just a unique experience. Why not take a night on the town to a different venue? Enjoy your big screen experience under the great starry sky, the last of the outdoor events for the year. Movies in the Park is a free event held in support of Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club and Art City, St. James Town.
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