Movie: Alice in Wonderland in 3D

SpockSoc’s first movie outing for 2010 will be this week. We’ll be going to see Alice in Wonderland in 3D at the Randwick Ritz – 7pm on Wednesday the 10th. We discussed it at the screening on Friday. Since it’s 3D, tickets cost $16 each, with an extra dollar if you don’t already have glasses – it’s the same regardless of the day of the week, so we’re going on Wednesday (as opposed to Tuesday as we usually do).

If you haven’t been to the Ritz before, here’s a map:

http://www.whereis.com/nsw/randwick/45-st-pauls-st?id=3DD8DB2CCA7EF1

If the map didn’t work properly, it
ple of blocks directly East of the uni (East is uphill when you’re on campus). If you’re at uni already, your best bet is to walk up High Street until you hit Avoca, then angle right onto Belmore Road, and at the next intersection, angle further right onto Perouse Road. St Paul’s is left at the roundabout. You could also start from the other corner of the uni (behind the AGSM) and cut through the hospital – it’s a bit more direct, but it also involves cutting through the hospital.

If you’re catching the bus from elsewhere, the 372, 373, 376, 314 and 315 routes all stop just around the corner. The 370 stops a little further away, but it doesn’t run after about 7pm or so. Parking is… limited, unless you know the sneaky tricks, or park about three or four blocks away.

In any case, we’re going to meet up inside the lobby, in front of the doors to Cinema 1 (left of the ticket booths) starting from 6:30. Considering the slightly short notice, I won’t be collecting numbers beforehand – simply buy your own tickets, and SpockSoc will refund you $2 if you show me your membership card. I won’t wait much past the posted starting time of the movie, so don’t be late. =Þ

Incidentally, I won’t need to give out directions for future movie outings, so they won’t need to be quite so wordy. We’ll sometimes arrange to meet up for dinner, but the starting time for this particular movie makes it a little tricky – we might head out for food afterwards if people are interested.) =)

Watchmen @ RITZ

Watchmen Poster
Watchmen Poster

O-Week is over, and session one is due to start. And what better way to kick things off than with a trip to the movies? Watchmen is coming out next week, and SpockSoc is going to arrange a trip to go and see it at the 9:15pm screening on Tuesday the 10th of March. Members will be able to get tickets for $5 each. Bargain!

The movie is three hours long, so if this is going to be a problem, then let me know. We’re going to meet up outside the cinema at 7:30 so we can go and have some dinner somewhere nearby if people so desire, then again at 9:00 so we can go in as a group, and so I can hand out tickets and collect money.

Currently I’ve got seventeen people coming. Remember: if you want to come, let me know before Sunday. It’s fine to bring friends and/or family too – just let me know the numbers.  (Send me an e-mail – select President from list.) Please RSVP by Sunday the 8th at the absolute latest.

For those who are new the area, here’s a map to the Ritz:

http://www.whereis.com/nsw/randwick/1-st-pauls-st?id=62F637069CAE82

If that doesn’t work properly, the address is 39 St Paul’s Street, Randwick. That’s a block and a bit east of the Prince of Wales Hospital, which is itself just east of the uni. If you’re at uni already, your best bet is to walk up High Street until you hit Avoca, then angle right onto Belmore Road, and at the next right, angle further right onto Perouse Road. St Paul’s is left at the roundabout. You can also go up Barker Street (if you happen to be starting on that side of the campus) then left onto Perouse Road when you run out of Barker, then right at the next roundabout.

If you’re catching the bus from elsewhere, the 372, 373, 376, 314 and 315 routes all stop just around the corner. The 370 stops a little further away, but it doesn’t run after about 7pm or so. Parking is… limited, unless you know the sneaky tricks, or park about three or four blocks away.
As for screenings, based on comments and suggestions during O-Week, we’re making a couple of changes to the schedule, but we’ll definitely be starting in Week 1 with Mystery ScreeninG Atlantis season five. For those who missed it when we showed season four, I’ll give a brief recap at the screening. We’re still not sure which room we’ll be in, but rest assured we’ll definitely have a room by then, and I’ll let you know where it is closer to the date.

For those new to SpockSoc, all screenings are free for members. During the night, you’ll be able to order pizza – any type you like, within reason – and someone (usually me) will go up to Pizza Hut and get them. Pizza costs $5 per half, and you also get a can of drink.

Keep an eye here for the latest details. You can also find information on our website:

http://www.spocksoc.com

We also have a Yahoo! Groups mailing list, for discussion and the latest news in the word of Sci-Fi and Fantasy from our Chief of Staff. You’ll find that at:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/spocksocmem

As well as a Facebook group for finding other members, SpockSoc Group

Hope to see you at the screenings!

-Joel
el presidente

SciFi Movies

Hi All and Welcome to the SpockSoc Movie free for all.

This Friday we are having a Sci Fi (and possibly some fantasy) movie night. Please bring your favourite Sci-Fi movies, old and new, VCR or DVD.

We will be taking a vote on the night and we will watch the winners. Hopefully we can get a wide selection and range of movies to fit everyone’s taste.

There will be a pizza run during the night, the usual $5 for half a pizza and drink.

Date: Friday, 3/10/08
Time: 5pm – 11pm
Location: Goldstein G06, UNSW

About

SpockSoc is a UNSW ARC social club for students and staff interested in Science Fiction and Fantasy.

We hold weekly screenings of new and old TV shows and Movies, usually on Friday night at 5pm.

Usually there is a pizza run, $5 for half a pizza and drink.
Please ensure you have warm clothes as no food is allowed to be consumed in UNSW rooms so we need to eat outside.

Club Executive for 2014/2015

President  – Sarah
Vice President – Jessica
Secretary  – Samantha
ARC Delegate/Publicist – Ben
Treasurer – Kathrin
Webmaster – James