What You'll Get
Unlike the Roman gladiators who directly preceded them, movie stars don't stop the show by whining when spectators respectfully criticize them, nor do they get eaten by lions. Enjoy a non-stop barrage of entertainment with today's Groupon. For $37, new and existing members get a one-year Screenwriter Membership, including discount tickets, 20% off merchandise and non-alcoholic concessions, and immunity to online service fees for two people at the Belcourt Theatre, celebrating its 85th anniversary in Hillsboro Village.
The Belcourt Theatre has served up piping hot, crunchy pop culture under various monikers since its days as a silent movie house in 1925. A not-for-profit independent movie theater dedicated to preserving its precious plot of history and revitalizing Nashville culture through film, the Belcourt hosts movies, music, and live theater fresh from society's collective unconscious. With the Screenwriter Membership, you and one other person can take advantage of a year's worth of $5.75 tickets to all movies (excluding special events). The Belcourt's screenings run the artistic gamut, featuring both repertory films such as Flash Gordon and Hitchcock's classic North by Northwest, and first-run films such as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Harmony Korine's Trash Humpers. Also featured are programs such as Weekend Classics, which highlights actors and directors like Cary Grant and Akira Kurosawa, or the Midnight Movies series—screenings of cult-leaning movies from the likes of David Lynch, John Hughes, and others.
As you become a cultural voyeur, satisfy your need to nosh with 20% off all non-inebriating snacks and drinks, including candy, pizza, hot dogs, soda, and freshly popped, cuter-than-the-cob corn. You'll also pay no service fees when you buy tickets online—films and live human-people stage shows included—for one whole revolution around our flaming orb (preservation fees still apply to some concert tickets). Currently featured shows include musician Josh Rouse and the Olde Worlde Theatre's production of Peter Pan. You'll also get the monthly calendar of events mailed to you, alerting you to select special events to which your membership may grant you discounted admission.
The Belcourt Theatre's classic arched awnings and movie-palace architecture set the stage for a vintage viewing experience. Impress the elderly and youth alike with the truthful assertion that you've seen Hitchcock on the big screen.
The Belcourt Theatre was featured on Nashville Public Radio, selected by the Sundance Film Festival to screen a festival pick, and named an essential music venue by the New York Times. Yelpers give it an exceptional 4.5 stars:
- After being on the brink of permanently closing a decade ago, Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre is now thriving. – Christine Buttorff, WPLN News
- Where else can you get a beer at a movie theater? And for cheap, too. I don't know how they do it. Other theaters take note: they manage to show great films for a very reasonable price, and they don't gouge you at the concession stand. – Michael W., Yelp
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Aug 13, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Must activate by 8/13. Membership good for 1 year after activation. No cash value. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.