Has any modern-ish movie been more misunderstood than Starship Troopers? Decried by critics as a dirt-dumb glorification of fascism and jingoism upon its 1997 release, the film has since been celebrated as a satire of fascism and jingoism. (Who would have thought that the director of RoboCop and Showgirls, Paul Verhoeven, would make a satire?) Wanna see this big-bug satire on the big screen? You can on Wednesday, June 21, when we’ll screen a 4K restoration of Starship Troopers at the Avalon Atmospheric Theater! Reserved-seating tickets for the 7 p.m. film are $11, and are on sale NOW.
What else can you expect from Starship Troopers? As the Avalon says: “Giant bugs, space flights, awesome machine guns, Neil Patrick Harris, and co-ed showers.” ENOUGH SAID. Oh, and our screening will be sponsored by our friends at Lakefront Brewery and Gruber Law Offices. Thanks, Avalon, Lakefront, and Gruber!
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