FREE! Movies in parks all over the freaking city
Summer in New York means not wearing pants and avoiding buildings before winter sets in and it’s too bitterly cold to be outside. And as the summer winds down, New York is coming to the of the free outdoor movie season. Tonight, several burroughs are playing flicks to satisfy everyone’s cinematic taste.
Want to watch a modern love story involving mind control? Go see Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind at McCarren Park. Jim Carey and Kate Winslet try to erase their failed relationship from their minds, but realize they still love each other.
McCarren Park, Williamsburg
Corner of Bedford and N12
If you like movies that were made before you were born, go see the Sweet Smell of Success at Riverside Park South. Burt Lancaster is an evil newspaper columnist who is so enraged that his sister is marrying a jazz musician, that he hires Tony Curtis’ character to break up the relationship.
Riverside Park South, Pier 1, Manhattan
Riverside Drive between 65th and 72nd
And if you want to have sculptures to stare at while reading subtitles, see Tulpan at the Socrates Sculpture Garden. This film from Kazakhstan is about a young man trying to achieve his dreams of having his own sheep herd and marrying the only single lady who lives near him.
Socrates Sculpture Garden, Long Island City
32-01 Vernon Boulevard at Broadway
Pre-screen performances at 7pm
Movie starts at sunset