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Celebrate the birthday of our amazing Staff Writer and Blog Editor, Reggie Peralta with his pick for this month, Miloš Forman’s 1999 biopic, Man on the Moon. Doors open at 4PM, so arrive early for the “I’m From Hollywood” preshow, featuring all of your favorite Andy Kaufman bits and moments! Then the fun continues at 4:30PM with a Jim Carrey costume contest. The winner receives a free Frida pass!
Andy Kaufman (Jim Carrey) was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies or challenging women to inter-gender wrestling matches, he specialized in creating performances so real that even his close friends were never sure where the truth lay.
Renowned for Carrey’s Golden Globe-winning performance that had carried over into reality during production, Man on the Moon is a hilarious and often dark biography that is as enigmatic and provocative as the man it’s covering
Man on the Moon screens Saturday, September 2nd.