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June 26, 2013

Movies Under The Stars Hoboken at Pier Park 2013 Summer Schedule

In a few weeks Mayor Dawn Zimmer and The City of Hoboken will be doing their Seasonal Summer series Movies under the Stars. The location is Pier A Park in Hoboken which is located  on First St. and Frank Sinatra Drive in Hoboken.

Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around at 8:15 pm in August, unless otherwise noted below. For the best seating, come early and bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair. You may bring a picnic, but alcohol consumption is not permitted and subject to a fine. 

Movies Under The Stars Hoboken Pier A Park 2013 Summer Schedule

Hoboken Movies Under the Stars Schedule for 2013

June 12 -  Skyfall (9:00pm) 2012, Rated PG-13, 143 minutes
Winner of 2 Academy Awards, including Best Song by Adele and Best Sound Editing
Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem . James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country’s most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.

June 19 – Lincoln 2012 (9:00pm) Rated PG-13, 150 minutes
Directed by Steven Spielberg,
Nominated for 12 Academy Awards including Best Picture, and winner of 2, including Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis, also stars: Sally Field, David Strathairn, Tommy Lee Jones, James Spader & Hal Holbrook. In 1865, as the American Civil War winds toward conclusion, U.S. president Abraham Lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from the United States.

Hoboken Summer Movies 2013 Outdoor Movie Screen -Les Miserables June 26th 9pm smaller

June 26 – Les Miserables 2012 (9:00pm) Rated PG-13, 158 Minutes
Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture; winner of 2 Oscars, including Best Makeup & Hair Styling, Best Sound Mixing and Best Supporting Actress Anne Hathaway. Also starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Sacha Baron Cohen & Helena Bonham Carter. In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.

July 10 – Silver Linings Playbook  2012 (9:00pm) Rated R, 122 Minutes
Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and winner of 1 Oscar, Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence. Also starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro; After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

July 17 – Argo  2012 (9:00pm) Rated R, 120 Minutes
Winner of 3 Academy Awards 2012 including Best Picture & Adapted Screenplay;

also Nominated for 7 Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actor Alan Arkin; also Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, and Tate Donovan. A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.

July 31 – Life of Pi  2012 (9:00pm) Rated PG, 127 Minutes
Nominated for 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture. Winner of 4 Oscars including Best Cinematography and Best Director. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Adil Hussain; A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

August 7 – Mary Poppins  1964 (8:15pm) Rated G, 139 Minutes
Nominated for 13 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and winner of 5 Oscars, including Best Actress Julie Andrews and Best Music. Also starring Dick Van Dyke, Ed Wynn and Glynis Johns; Mary Poppins is pretty, punctual and “practically perfect in every way.” When she takes the position of nanny at the Banks household, the often-neglected children are a little unsure of her unusual ways. But “With a Spoonful of Sugar,” her magic, wit and wisdom are easy to swallow — and prove to be just the right medicine for the ailing family.

August 14 – The Croods 2013 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 98 Minutes
Starring Nicholas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Cloris Leachman; The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures — and their outlook is changed forever.

August 21 – Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted  2012 (8:00pm) Rated PG, 93 Minutes
Starring Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith; Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style.

If you arrive early, we have scheduled live entertainment before some of the movie features. Start times listed below…

  • Wed. June 19, 7pm – musical performance by North of Somewhere,
    alternative rock trio from northern New Jersey
  • Wed. July 10, 7pm (raindate July 17th) - Circus Under the Stars,
    presented by Aerial Acrobat Entertainment,
    A unique & dazzling variety show
    filled with high flying acrobatics, ground acts & super silly characters.
  • Wed. Aug. 7th, 7pm – Preschool of Rock, musical performance for the whole family
  • Wed. Aug. 7th, 7:30pm – My Gym Hoboken, free demo

Schedules are subject to change. In case of heavy rain, film presentation will be canceled. Canceled films will be rescheduled on Aug. 14 and Aug. 21 beginning at approx. 9:30pm following the regularly scheduled film at 8:00pm or 8:15pm.  Check back for updates at this link: http://www.hobokennj.org/departments/human-services/cultural-affairs/movies-under-the-stars/

Sponsors:

Title Sponsors: Projected Images of Hudson County and the Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs

Gold Sponsors: The Applied Companies, United Water, Burgiss, Hoboken University Medical Center

Silver Sponsors: Bijou Properties, Hoboken Family Alliance, Muller Insurance, My Gym Hoboken, State Farm Insurance, Shop Rite of Hoboken

Additional Support provided by:
Singleton Galmann Realty, Wells Fargo, Riverside Realty, Haven Savings Bank, Devotion Yoga, Romparoo, Garden Street School of Performing Arts

This program is made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of The National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive and The Board of Chosen Freeholders.

To become a sponsor or for further information, please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.

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August 22, 2012

City of Hoboken – End of Summer Events

Folks, can you believe it is almost the end of Summer? I can’t but the City of Hoboken has some fun family events that should wind down the Summer with a variety of choices and most of them are free….

Mayor Dawn Zimmer and the City of Hoboken invite you to

the following end of Summer events

Movies Under the Stars – Wednesday August 22nd 7pm

Location is Pier A Park – 1st Street and Frank Sinatra Park. Event is free!

  • 7:00pm: music by Preschool of Rock
  • 8:00pm: screening of Wizard of Oz
  • 9:40pm: screening of The Artist

Bring a blanket or low back chair & a picnic basket.  For more info: 201-420-2207 or

Link: www.hobokennj.org/departments/human-services/cultural-affairs/movies-under-the-star

Concerts in Sinatra Park -  Thursday August 23rd 7pm

Location is Sinatra Drive between 4th and 5th Streets.

Julio Fernandez and Friends Concert

Featuring: Gary Schreiner on piano and chromatic harmonica, Scott Ambush on bass, Benny Harrison on keyboard, guitar and vocals and Chris Infusino on drums and special musical friends.

Family Fun Nights at Shipyard Park- Tuesday, August 28th, 7pm to 8pm

Performance by Polka Dot, also known as Ron Albanese

Spaghetti Dinner Block Party – Thursday August 30th, 5pm to 8pm

Location is Sinatra Drive walkway between 1st and 2nd Streets.

Tickets on sale through Monday August  27th

Price: $20 for adults, $10 for children, $12 for seniors,  $200 to reserve a table of 10.

Dinner includes 4 kinds of pasta, meatballs, sausage, eggplant rollatini, salad, assorted rolls and breads plus dessert.
Performances by Sinatra Idol winners: David Arellano and Greg Myers

For more info go to link: www.hobokennj.org/spaghetti-dinner-block-party

A big thanks to the generous sponsors for this year’s Summer events in Hoboken….

This program is made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of The National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive and The Board of Chosen Freeholders.

For further information, please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.

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August 13, 2012

Family Events in Hoboken This Week from the City of Hoboken

Mayor Dawn Zimmer & the City of Hoboken present a week of free family-friendly events ….

Hoboken movies under the stars

Tuesday Aug. 14 

7pm to 8pm: Family Fun Night at Shipyard Park

Performance by The Guitar Bar Jr. Allstars

Featuring: Karyn Kuhl, Zeb Gould, Adam McDonough, Efrain Calderon, Boo Riners, Keith Hartel, Tom Costagliola, Dave Lambert, Rene Sevasti, Jenna Morris, Joff Jones, Alan Orth, & Andy Burton

Bring a blanket or low back chair

Wednesday Aug. 15

7pm: Circus Under the Stars at Pier A Park presented by Aerial Acrobat Entertainment: A dazzling variety show filled with high flying acrobatics, clowns & magic. Followed by…

8:15pm: Movies Under the Stars at Pier A Park: A screening of Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Bring a blanket or low back chair

Thursday Aug. 16

7pm to 9pm: Concerts in the Park at Sinatra Park Amphitheatre

Featuring a performance by The Gordys

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July 18, 2012

The Artist – Movies Under the Stars Cancelled for Tonight at Hoboken Pier A Park

Update 2:20 PM July 18: Tonight free movie The Artist at Pier Park has been cancelled as per the City of Hoboken about 10 minutes after TheBoken.com had set out the reminder for tonight’s event.

Reminder: The movie The Artist is [not] playing for free tonight [as per cancellation] , July 18th at Hoboken’s Pier A Park at 9pm. There will be a musical performance by Jay Loftus (7:30pm to 8pm) plus a screening of “Mother Hubbard Among Others”(Run Time 7:33) before the feature film.

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July 16, 2012

Hoboken Movies Under the Stars 2012 Revised Schedule

Below  is the  revised schedule for Hoboken’s Movies Under the Stars series for the Summer of 2012….

Movies Under the Stars 2012
Presented by Mayor Dawn Zimmer and The City of Hoboken
Co-sponsored by: Projected Images of Hudson County 
and the Hudson County Division of Cultural Affairs

These free outdoor movie screenings take place at Pier A Park, overlooking the beautiful Manhattan skyline, located on First St. and Frank Sinatra Drive.

Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around at 8:15 pm in August, unless otherwise noted below. For the best seating, come early and bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair. You may bring a picnic, but alcohol consumption is not permitted and subject to a fine.

For those who show up early, we have scheduled live musical performances & short film presentations before some of the movie screenings.

Start times listed below…..

Wednesday July 18th -

Musical performance by Jay Loftus (7:30pm to 8pm) plus a screening of  ”Mother Hubbard Among Others”, (Run Time 7:33)” Will be shown before the feature film.

Poor old Mother Hubbard has no food, no money and no clue what to do with her eccentric little dog. A short film by Puppet Heap. Based in Hoboken, founded by artist / designer Paul Andrejco, Puppet Heap boasts a team of the industry’s most talented designers, performers & craftspeople.  The workshop has a rich history of bringing dynamic characters to life for some of the biggest names in film, television and theater.

Their clients include The Walt Disney Company, Sesame Workshop, Nickelodeon, Terry Fator, Veggie Tales, Macy’s, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and many more.

Film screening:  The Artist (9:00pm) Rated PG-13, 100 minutes
Winner of 5 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Michel Hazanavicius), and Best Director (Jean Dujardin); also starring Berenice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, and Malcolm McDowell. It’s Hollywood, 1927. As silent movie star, George Valentin, wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

Wednesday July 25th -

Musical performance: Woody Guthrie Tribute Concert (begins at 7pm) The Demolition String Band & various local performers, will perform songs by Woody Guthrie in celebration of what would have been his 100th birthday.

Film screening: The Help (9:00pm) Rated PG-13; 146 minutes

Nominated for 4 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress (Viola Davis), and winner for Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer); also starring Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, and Sissy Spacek. During the peak of the 1960s civil rights movement, an aspiring author decides to write a book, gathering stories from local, African-American maids; the book unveils secrets about white employers, as well as describes the maids’ daily hardships.

Wednesday August  1st -  No movie due to Mumford and Sons concert -

Wednesday August 8th-

Musical performance by Alexandria Potosnak (7:00pm to 7:30pm)

Film screening of: Toy Story 3 (8:15pm) Rated G

Academy Award for Best Animated Film 2010; 103 minutes

Academy Award winner for Best Animated Film in 2010; starring the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty, Michael Keaton, and Don Rickles. Right before Andy leaves for college, the toys are mistakenly delivered
to a day-care center instead of the attic. It’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home.

Wednesday August 15th -

Screening of another short film by Puppet Heap before the regular feature film

Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory  (8:00pm) 1971

Rated G, 100 minutes; Stars Gene Wilder and Jack Albertson. The world is astounded when Willy Wonka, for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of his factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy, and one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate.

Wednesday  August 22nd -

Musical performance by: Preschool of Rock (7:00pm to 7:30pm) (www.preschoolofrock.org)

Wizard of Oz (8:00pm) 1939, 101 minutes;  (not rated)

Nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Cinematography; winner of Best Musical Score and Best Song (Over the Rainbow). Stars: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Frank Morgan, Bert Lehr, Jack Haley, Margaret Hamilton, and Billie Burke. Based on the popular stories of L. Frank Baum, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are caught in the path of a tornado–causing them to end up in the land of Oz. Here, she makes friends and overcomes foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz–whom everyone says can help her return home.

Schedules are subject to change. In case of heavy rain, film presentation will be canceled. Canceled films will be rescheduled on Aug. 15 and Aug. 22 beginning at 9:30pm following the regularly scheduled film at 8:15pm. Check back for updates.

For further information call Geri Fallo (201) 420-2207, at Hoboken’s Division of Cultural Affairs.

A Big Thanks to the Generous Sponsors…

Title Sponsors:  Projected Images of Hudson County and the Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs

Gold Sponsors:  The Applied Companies, United Water, P.R.omotions!  and The Shannon

Silver Sponsors:  Shop Rite of Hoboken, The Burgiss Group,  and State Farm Insurance

Additional Support provided by:  Singleton Galmann Realty, My Gym, Wells Fargo, Bijou Properties

This program is made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State,
a partner agency of The National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive and The Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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July 11, 2012

Hoboken Movies Under the Stars Tonight 7-11-2012 at 9 PM -Bridesmaids

Hoboken Movies Under the Stars 7-11-2012 Bridesmaids

Tonight at 9pm July 11th, The City of Hoboken continues its free movie night with Bridesmaids, a well received comedy somewhat along the lines of the old adage “always a bridesmaid and never a bride”.  Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy the free show.

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June 13, 2012

Movies Under the Stars Starts off with Money Ball at 9pm Tonight June13th Pier A Park

Movies Under the Stars Hoboken Summer 2012

Tonight at Pier A Park in Hoboken the showing of the movie “Money Ball” kicks off Hoboken Movies Under the Stars program for the Summer of 2012 0n most Wednesday nights. Start times are 9pm for June and July and about 8:15pm in August. Rain dates are august 15 and 23 at 9:30pm.

Below is the trailer for tonight’s movie Money Ball and the entire 2012 schedule:

The Summer 2012 Schedule is as follows:

  • June 13 MoneyBall
  • June 20 Casablanca
  • June 27 Hugo
  • July 11 Bridesmaids (Rated R)
  • July 18 the Artist
  • July 25 The Help
  • August 1 The Muppets
  • August 8 Toy Story 3
  • August 15 Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • August 22 Wizard of Oz
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May 18, 2012

Movies Under the Stars Summer 2012 Schedule Pier A Park Hoboken

Below is Hoboken’s Movies Under the Stars Summer 2012 Schedule. The City of Hoboken and the Division of Cultural Affairs puts free movies on every Summer on Wednesdays at Pier A Park in Hoboken. Pier A Park is located  1st Street and Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. It is suggested you  Bring a blanket or low back chair. For June and July movies start 9:00pm and for August the movies start at approximately  8:00pm. If a movie is cancelled due to rain, the make up dates will be either August 17 or August 24 at 9:30pm after the regularly scheduled film which starts at 8pm.

Movies Under the Stars Summer 2012 Schedule:

  • June 13 Money Ball
  • June 20 Casablanca
  • June 27 Hugo
  • July 11 Bridesmaids (rated R)
  • July 18 The Artist
  • July 25 The Help
  • August 1 (No Movie- Mumford and Sons concert instead)
  • August 8 Toy Story 3
  • August 15 Willie Wonka
  • August 22 Wizard of Oz

Key City of Hoboken employees:

  • Leo Pellegrini – Director of Human Services
  • Geraldine Fallo – Administrator of Cultural Affairs

Gold Sponsors: The Applied Companies, The Shannon, Projected Images of Hudson County, United Water, Frank Raia &
Supported in part by a Grant from the N.J. Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism

Silver Sponsors: Shop Rite of Hoboken, The Burgiss Group, Singleton Galmann Realty, and State Farm Insurance

Additional Support provided by: My Gym, Wells Fargo, Skyline Graphics, Garden St. School of the Performing Arts,
Dr. Terri Schwarzwald, D.M.D., Bijou Properties, Yelp.com, Hotel Victor Bar & Grill and Muller Insurance

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January 30, 2012

Take the Hoboken Movies under the Stars Survey for 2012

Pier A Park Movies Under The Stars Survey The City of Hoboken wants your input for their movie selection for this Summer’s movie lineup. They have a variety of Oscar worthy films from 2011 as well as some classics and kids films to choose from. Your vote will help select the films for this free movie series on Pier A Park…

 

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August 24, 2011

August 24 – Movies Under the Stars Double Feature Tonight: Toy Story 3 and The Fighter Starts at 8PM

Tonight at Pier A Park in Hoboken is the final night of Movies under the Stars for the summer of 2011. It is a double feature with Toy Story 3 kicking off at 8pm and followed by the Fighter at 9:40pm.

August 24 – Movies Under the Stars Double Feature Night: Toy Story 3 (8pm) & The Fighter (9:40pm)

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Toy Story 3
(8:00pm)
Academy Award for Best Animated Film 2010; Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty, Michael Keaton and Don Rickles.

Synopsis: The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home.

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The Fighter - (9:40pm) Winner of 2 Academy Awards 2010: Best actor Christian Bale and Best Supporting Actress Melissa Leo; also starring Mark Wahlburg and Amy Adams.

Synopsis: A look at the early years of boxer “Irish” Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

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