Vote for Pedro
AVON – “Napoleon Dynamite” is the type of movie that can incite long sessions of “quote volley.” The Sundance Film sensation features so many memorable lines it’s hard not to go back and forth with humourous favorites such as this one from the beginning of the movie:Don: Hey, Napoleon. What did you do last summer again? Napoleon Dynamite: I told you! I spent it with my uncle in Alaska hunting wolverines! Don: Did you shoot any?
Napoleon Dynamite: Yes, like 50 of ’em! They kept trying to attack my cousins, what the heck would you do in a situation like that? Don: What kind of gun did you use? Napoleon Dynamite: A freakin’ 12-gauge, what do you think? Town of Avon is showing the flick as part of its Lakeside Cinema each Friday until Aug. 26. Movies are shown in Nottingham Park just after dusk. Food vendors selling pizza, roasted nuts and cotton candy will be on hand, and pre-movie activities open at 6:30 p.m.
“Tonight were having the Bravo! instrument petting zoo, and every week there’s something fun,” Fraidy Aber, town of Avon event coordinator, said.Abertries to pick an ecclectic mix of movies in which most can be called classics. “Muppet Movie,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Airplane” and “Groundhog Day” are also on the bill.”If you haven’t seen these movies, this is a unique treat to see them under the stars and on the big screen,” Aber said. “Bring picnics, stretch out and have a good time.”Aber suggests bringing a blanket or sweater because the High Country tends to chill very fast after the sun descends. But don’t bring your dog. Pooches aren’t allowed to this outdoor theater and either is alcohol.
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