Play It Again, Sam
So imagine that Casablanca was not made in 1942, but today. Drunken dinner party conversation topics: In 2007, would Ilsa get on the plane with Victor or stay in the desert with Rick? How much bare Ilsa flesh would we see? During the slow sex scene between Rick and Ilsa in a smoke-filled room—you know that'd be in there—which musical "artist" would provide the soulful backing music? (Answers: Rick; at least one nipple; Sade.) Yes, you may thank the celluloid gods that the movie was made in 1942, and you can even pay them homage by attending a midnight screening Friday and Saturday at the Inwood Theatre, 5458 W. Lovers Lane. The movie will also play at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 214-764-9106.
Sept. 8, midnight; Sept. 8-9, 11 a.m.
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