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The Inmates Have Taken Over the Cinema

The V Movie Marathon Update

The Inmates Have Taken Over the Cinema

Press Release
95BFM and Radio Active Present
The 2005 Annual 24Hr V Movie Marathon

An annual celebration of all things celluloid. A twenty four hour non-stop movie marathon that celebrates the very best and the very not-best of cinema.

- You must be over 18.
- You must be attending of your own freewill.
- You must love good films.
- You must love bad films.
- You must not be pregnant or attempt it.
- You must not suffer from a nervous disposition.
- You must wear deodorant
- You must wear pajamas or dressing gowns.
- You must understand why 'Howling 2' is genius.
- You must drink V

Ticket reservations for this years marathon are very busy. This is probably because word has sneaked out that this years V 24 Hour Movie Marathon promises to feature the strongest lineup in many moons. Because it sure wasn't the last press release which managed to leave off relevant information like when and where the marathon was on and threw a dead website link as icing on the top.

There were only two theatres in the whole of New Zealand brave enough to host this incredible event.

Auckland - Hollywood Cinema - St Georges Rd, Avondale
Starts Oct 29th at 6pm - Ends Oct 30th at 6pm.
[early patrons can bring bean bags for down front - no sofas/beds]

Wellington - Paramount - Courtenay Place
Starts Nov 5th at 6pm - Ends Nov 6th at 6pm
[a few space for bean bags - check with Theatre]

- Tickets are $40.
- You must be 18 to purchase one.
- Send an email saying how many tickets you want to reserve.
- Include the city.
- Tickets can then be paid for at the boxoffice on the night.
- Reply to this email - change subject line to 24HR TIX.

For more information - go directly to the Movie Marathon Website


Director/ Writer: Shane Black
Stars: Robert Downey Jr, Val Kilmer, Margaret Monaghan
[AK Only]
Watch the Trailer: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Director: greg McLean
Stars: John Jarratt
Watch the Trailer: Wolf Creek

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