Rescheduled movie: Punching the Clown


The St. Johns Cultural Council has reported to Historic City News that on Thursday, October 29, 2009, the doors will open and buffet dinner will start at 6:00 p.m. for the popular “Dinner and a Movie” hosted at Gypsy Cab.

Tickets for Dinner and a Movie are $20 per person. Tax and tip are extra. Your ticket includes a buffet dinner, movie, one non-alcoholic beverage and a $5 donation to the St. Johns Cultural Council. Shows sell out quickly. Reservations are a must and can be made by calling 904-824-8244.

This month’s menu:

  • Chicken Cordon Bleu
  • Vegetable of the Day
  • Seafood Creole w/Beans & Rice
  • Salad with Gypsy Dressing
  • Tortellini Pesto Genovese
  • Assorted Desserts
  • Coffee
  • Full cash bar available
  • Punching the Clown

    A modern day troubadour learns the whimsical rules of the record industry after moving out to Los Angeles and becoming the subject of a vicious rumor. Henry Phillips travels through the heartland singing his satirical folk songs to anyone willing to give him the time of day. Henry decides that it’s high time he moves to a place where people can appreciate his twisted sense of humor. A few days later, Henry is crashing his brother’s couch in L.A. But while his brother can’t get an acting gig to save his life, Henry finds success almost overnight. A few solid shows later, and Henry gets a record deal, some radio airplay, and a positive write-up in a local paper.. Unfortunately L.A. can be a fickle town, and when Henry becomes the unwitting subject of a nasty rumor, the success he’s worked so hard to achieve suddenly begins to slip from his grasp. – Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

    Running time: 90 Minutes

    Rated: Not rated, but we do not recommend this movie for children.

    Awards: Sundance Film Festival 2009 Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature

    Starring: Starring: Henry Phillips, Ellen Ratner, Audrey Siegel, Matthew Walker, Guilford Adams,Wade Kelley, Evan Arnold, Mik Scriba, Mark Cohen

    Director: Gregori Viens

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