The Muppets Take Manhattan – Four Nights at the Sunshine

This week’s midnight movie at the Sunshine Cinema offers a special four-night holiday run of The Muppets Take Manhattan. Eleanor Mannikka, in the All Movie Guide, writes, “Jim Henson’s Muppets find themselves in Manhattan yearning to get a musical on Broadway in this charming film that also chides show business and its foibles. Kermit the Frog has just put together a successful variety show at Danhurst college (probably somewhere between Amherst and Dartmouth), and although he would like to mount it on Broadway so he would have a hit and be able to marry Miss Piggy, he cannot find backers.

Midnight Movie at the Sunshine – Pink Flamingos

This week’s “Sunshine at Midnight” movie is a restored version of John Waters’
“camp-freak-trash-cult sensation,” Pink Flamingos (NYTimes Review). Known as one of the most notorious cult films ever made, the 1972 underground classic features the infamous transvestite performer, Divine. $9.99 // Friday, July 9th and Saturday, July 10th // Adults Only! // 143 E. Houston Street.