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Jameson Cult Film Club: The Blues Brothers

We’re on a mission from God.

– Elwood Blues

If ever a movie lent itself to the Jameson Cult Film Club experience, I think that The Blues Brothers is it. Hosted by the Jameson Cult Film Club as a way of celebrating cinema, the events see the team trying to bring the movies to life, offering a rather immersive experience. It’s a wonderful way to honour classic films, and I think that The Blues Brothers really embodies the best type of film for that sort of adaptation. After all, it is a movie so famed for its cult status and audience participation that John Landis and Dan Ackroyd actively recruited fans from screenings to appear in Blues Brothers 2000. Second to The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Blues Brothers is a movie were the energy and exuberance really can’t be confined to the screen, and I think that’s why the team were able to do such a wonderful job with it.

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Win! Tickets to the Jameson Cult Film Club Screening of ‘The Blues Brothers’…

The Jameson Cult Film Club have teamed up with the m0vie blog to offer one lucky reader a pair of tickets to the electrifying screening of the iconic comedy, The Blues Brothers (1980) in a secret Dublin location on May 8th. This very special screening promises to transport the audience right into the world of Jake and Elwood Blues as they resurrect their old blues band and run from the Illinois Law Enforcement! Join the ‘Blues Brothers’ along with the California Highway Patrol at this exclusive Jameson Cult Film Club screening on May 8th in the Joilet Correctional Centre (Dublin) – get onto www.jamesoncultfilmclub.ie and register for free tickets (shades optional!)

More info after the jump.

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