Q Night at the Movies features Some Like It Hot 07/17
Posted on Jul 12, 2021
Q Night at the Movies presents Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe in the Billy Wilder classic Some Like It Hot. Before the film learn about the creation of the HBO crime-comedy Barry. After the feature get to know more about Wilder's lauded career, followed by a documentary about beloved local Austin venue The Saxon Pub. It all starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Q.
On Story at 7:30 p.m. Barry co-creators Alec Berg and Bill Hader talk about how they created an honest and convincing story about a bizarre anti-hero.
Feature Film Some Like It Hot at 7:59 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. While Joe pretends to be a millionaire to win the band's sexy singer, Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), Jerry finds himself pursued by a real millionaire (Joe E. Brown) as things heat up and the mobsters close in.
The Directors Billy Wilder at 10 p.m. The life and career of director Billy Wilder, who dominated Hollywood's Golden Age with films such as Double Indemnity, Some Like It Hot and Sunset Boulevard.
Nothing Stays the Same: The Saxon Pub at 10:47 p.m. Celebrate the last 30 years of live music in Austin, Texas while examining the challenges faced by musicians and music venues. This story tells how owners Joe and Judy Ables were able to build a popular and lasting music venue despite many obstacles.