Stuck at home with nothing to do but speculate wildly about the activities of your neighbors? We’ve got just the movie for you: This August, Movie Madness University Online takes a deep dive into Joe Dante’s 1989 cult classic THE BURBS!
When a new family moves into his neighborhood, uptight suburbanite Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) soon begins to suspect that there’s more to his eccentric new neighbors than meets the eye...
In this MMU Online seminar, instructor Kia Geraths will explore the horror comedy tradition, trace director Joe Dante’s trajectory as a filmmaker, examine the film’s use of improv comedy, and take audience questions.
Your ticket provides access to a pre-recorded lecture and a spot in our virtual discussion on August 20. Please note that you will need to find and watch the film on your own. Buy tickets here.
About the instructor:
Kia Anne Geraths is a West-Coast based filmmaker and multi-media artist, specializing in directing, cinematography and editing.
What is MMU Online?
MMU Online is a virtual education program from the Hollywood Theatre and Movie Madness, featuring lectures and discussions hosted by film experts.
How does it work?
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