Throughout Dallas-Fort Worth, theaters will begin showing the new James Bond movie, "Skyfall," at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 9. In addition to the midnight showings, there are several 007-themed parties planned this weekend in Dallas.
'Skyfall' Watch Party at Plush, Dallas
1400 Main St., Dallas, TX
Plush will be hosting one of the hippest "Skyfall" watch parties in Dallas on Friday, November 9. The event is promoted by Ultimat, and the club's "Ultimat Packages" will feature discounted bottles of liquor and champagne. DJ Seth Lowery will be playing hip-hop, mash-up, and electro beats all night. Best of all, admission to the "Skyfall" 007 watch party includes free movie passes.
The party will run from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Friday night. To make reservations, call either 888-65-PLUSH or 214-606-1203. There is no cover for women; men must forfeit a cover charge of $15. Stylish attire is required.
'Skyfall' Dance Party at the Texas Theatre, Oak Cliff
231 W. Jefferson Blvd., Dallas, TX
The historic Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff, which played the first James Bond film, "Dr. No," will be featuring "Skyfall" this weekend. It will show the movie at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, but the theater also has a dance party planned for Saturday, November 10. The party on Saturday will begin at 8:45 p.m. The theater's bar will be serving martinis -- shaken, not stirred -- all night.
The party itself is free, but a movie ticket costs $9.50. There is no dress code, but many people will be in costume.
James Bond Party at the Londoner, Uptown
2909 Thomas Ave., Dallas, TX
On its Facebook page, the Londoner put out a call for an Aston Martin. Thus far, they have not found someone willing to donate the classic Bond car for a night. However, the Londoner is going ahead with its red-carpet event on Friday night, November 9. Everyone is invited to this black-tie party sponsored by Stoli, and according to the Londoner's Facebook posting, there will be drink specials. Call 214-979-2333 for details.
Dallas Movie Fans' 'Skyfall' Gathering
Cinepark 17 and IMAX Theatre
11819 Webb Chapel Road, Dallas, TX
Dallas Movie Fans, a group of cinema enthusiasts, has organized a gathering on Meetup.com for Saturday, November 10. They will be meeting at 4 p.m. at the Cinemark 17 and IMAX Theatre. The movie shows at 4:20 p.m., and tickets cost $11.
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