This weekend, while schmoozing at a holiday party, I was sharing my disbelief that movie tickets in NYC now cost around $17 and often have assigned seatings when the person next to me bellowed, with great enthusiasm, GET THE MOVIE PASS APP!!!!
This is the third person in the last week to rave about the app, so I went home and did some poking around online. Basically, it works like a subscription service: you pay just under 10 dollars a month to see as many movie as you’d like in theatres (actually, you’re limited to one movie per day, but still, you could go to a movie every single day of the year if you wanted). After signing up, you’re mailed a Movie Pass card that’s hooked up to your phone, and it works at most movie theatres — 91% of theatres in the country, to be exact (you can see a list of theatres near you that accept Movie Pass here). I’m really tempted to sign up, especially since I go to the movies at least once a month and there are so many out right now that I would immediately go see, like this one and this one.
Speaking of movies…one thing I want to do more of in the New Year is to work up the courage to go on more dates with myself, and the movies seems like a good place to start — doesn’t it sound nice to treat yourself to a glass of wine, sit at a bar with a book, then go to a showing of something no one else wants to see (with these in your bag)? I actually have never done it before, but I have friends who swear by solo movie nights. Also, Metrograph in New York accepts Movie Pass, and I’ve always wanted to check it out — they screen old films and serve cacio e pepe popcorn!
Anyway, I wanted to share this tip, even if it isn’t such a secret anymore :). Do you have Movie Pass? Anything we should know about before buying?? XO