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Headphones, popcorn and a starry sky mean sweet pleasure at this intimate rooftop cinema

Once the projector screen pulls down on the rooftop of the Local Taphouse, it's time to climb on up for Tuesday movie night. Candlelit tables are set in rows facing the screen and patrons are seated after ordering a complimentary pinot noir or pilsner from the bar. It’s 7pm – twilight – and the light margin leaves time to get a head start on one of the killer burgers (here’s to extra crispy fries on the side!) before the film starts to roll.

Once it’s dark, guests are handed a set of headphones (so that the film's sound doesn't disturb the neighbours) and a red bowl filled with warm, salty popcorn. Sink into your seat, because the guys at the Taphouse have kick-ass taste in films. Table service continues throughout the screening – just ring the little silver bell on your table. And with everyone around you immersed in the film pumping through their head phones, only the friendly waitress can hear your call. 

A good flick, a tasty drink and a clear night’s sky for a tenner? Deal.

Here's the schedule:

Tue Nov 19 Lincoln
Tue Nov 26 Beetlejuice
Tue Dec 3 The Great Gatsby (2013)
Tue Dec 10 Clerks
Tue Jan 21 Silver Linings Playbook
Tue Jan 28 Catch Me if You Can
Tue Feb 4 Samsara
Tue Feb 11 The Castle
Tue Feb 18 Star Trek (2009)
Tue Feb 25 Slumdog Millionaire

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By Natasha Gammell   |  

Silent Cinema (Under the Stars) details

Address
122 Flinders St, Darlinghurst 2010

Telephone 02 9360 0088

Price $10.00

Date Tue 17 Dec 2013

Open 7pm

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