The Movie Interruption

THE HAPPENING

Director M. Night Shayamalan
Year 2008
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo
Rating R
Run Time 91min
More Info IMDb

Rob Cantrell (who has appeared on The Colbert Report and Last Comic Standing) and a surprise cohort of comedians will be leading the charge for our screening in Yonkers.

$3 pints courtesy of Yonkers Brewing Co.

The Movie Interruption is a live comedy event that has been delighting audience across the country. Created by Doug Benson (Super High Me, Doug Loves Movies) The Movie Interruption will appeal to both comedy fans and movie lovers alike. Professional comedians  with microphones sit in the front row and make hilarious jokes through movies, some classic and some otherwise. The movies are never the same and neither are the jokes as these shows are 100% improvised every time. This May The Movie Interruption takes on the M. Night Shayamalan enviromental nightmare THE HAPPENING!

Philadelphia high-school science teacher Elliot Moore (Mark Wahlberg at his most Wahlbbergian) is discussing the disappearance of the bees with his students when the staff is summoned to the theater and briefed about a mysterious event that is currently unfolding in New York City. Citizens in the vicinity of Central Park have suddenly and inexplicably begun seizing up just before killing themselves by whatever means are at their disposal (a similar desire happened in theaters when this film premiered). As the phenomena begins to spread and talk of terrorism fills the airwaves, Elliot, his wife, Alma (Zooey Deschanel), their friend Julian (John Leguizamo), and his daughter, Jess (Ashlyn Sanchez), try to find a place to lay low. But where can you lay low from the wind? Complete with an abundance off suicides and a very heartfelt conversation with a tree The Movie Interrupiton of THE  HAPPENING has it all!

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