The Wesleyan Fucking Film Series is Showing Purple Fucking Rain

And Jurassic Park! And Vertigo! And… The Room????

You’ve been waiting with purple breath. The day has finally come.

No, not Freshmen Move-In Day (although that is happening right now. Our photos are forthcoming, but check out the excited faces of these wide-eyed freshmen!) It’s the unveiling of the first 2012-2013 Wesleyan Fucking Film Series Calendar! Click here for the full lineup. Most notably, we’re being treated to a showing of Prince’s 1984 cinematic extravaganza Purple Rain on September 28, because the Film Board finally realized that the Artist Formerly Known as the Goldsmith Family Cinema was constructed for literally no other purpose.

Other note-worthy highlights include Hitchcock masterpiece Vertigo (for the four or five students who haven’t taken Past on Film yet), dinosaur screamfest Jurassic Park, 2012 blockbuster The Avengers (all I can make out from the blurb is “come worship at the church of Whedon,” but that says enough), and epic spaghetti western Duck, You Sucker! (which probably fills the Film Series’ Sergio Leone quota for the academic year, denying my dream of seeing Once Upon a Time in America at the Goldsmith).

In the words of esteemed Film Board curator Danny Witkin ’13, “I fully endorse this calendar. This calendar’s record of the issues important to conservatives is unparalleled. It is the single best calendar to get our country back on track.” Click past the jump for the full Film Series calendar. 

Sept 5: The Sting
Sept 6: The Man Next Door
Sept 7: The Avengers
Sept 8: Vertigo
Sept 12: Duck, You Sucker!
Sept 13: Southern District
Sept 14: The Room
Sept 15: The Awful Truth
Sept 19: The Dark Crystal
Sept 20:  Post Mortem
Sept 21: Prometheus
Sept 22: Mr. Hulot’s Holiday
Sept 26: This Is Not A Film
Sept 27: The Cinema Hold-Up
Sept 28: Purple Rain
Sept 29: Scaramouche
Oct 3: Mulholland Drive
Oct 4: Chico Y Rita
Oct 5: Jurassic Park

LINK TO FULL CALENDAR, via the Wesleyan Fucking Film Series’ Facebook page.

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