#DRIVEINMOB KAIJULY 2015 – Godzilla 1985 & Godzilla vs. Biollante

7/2/15
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

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We’ll be watching a giant monster double feature every Thursday this month! Up first are the two movies that reintroduced Godzilla in the 80s and started the Heisei era of films.

Join us all on Twitter Thursday night under the hashtag #DriveInMob

8pm EST GODZILLA 1985 (aka The Return of Godzilla)

10:00 pm EST GODZILLA vs. BIOLLANTE (1989)

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#driveinmob Revisits Mars Needs Women and Creature from the Haunted Sea

6/25/15
More throwback fun with a couple of classics from the TCM Drive-In days!

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Join us all on Twitter on Thursday night under the hashtag #DriveInMob

8:00 pm est Mars Needs Women (1967)

Tommy Kirk and his Martian pals come to Earth to find new girlfriends, and luck out when they run into Yvonne Craig.

9:30 pm est Creature From the Haunted Sea (1961)

Cuban loyalists, the CIA and American mobsters are all after after Cuba’s national treasury, but a sea monster has other plans for them! Roger Corman discovered that there were tax incentives if you made a film in Puerto Rico, and this is a result!

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#driveinmob becomes #tcmdrivein once again!

6/18/15

#driveinmob becomes #tcmdrivein once again!
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We’re tweeting along to a full night of monster bug movies on TCM!

Four years ago, we first started organized tweetalongs when the TCM Drive-In programming launched for the month of June 2011. This Thursday’s BUGGING OUT lineup on TCM is a perfect way to celebrate our 4th year of tweetalongs! #tcmparty and #driveinmob unite!

Join us Thursday night on Twitter using the hashtag #tcmdrivein!

Here is the great lineup!

  • 8:00 PM The Fly (1958)

  • 9:45 PM Mothra (1962)

  • 11:45 PM Them! (1954)

  • 1:30 AM The Wasp Woman (1960)

  • 2:45 AM The Swarm (1978)

  • 4:45 AM The Cosmic Monster (1958)

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#DriveInMob was the subject of a university study…?

#driveinmob was used as part of a Rowan University project to “create a study around a particular Twitter hashtag or keyword.”

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This was the assignment, it looks to be from Fall of 2013:

http://williamwolff.org/courses/wec-fall-2013/wec-assignments-f13/wecf13-semester-long-study-of-a-community-on-twitter/

Man, Professor Bill Wolf likes using #brucespringsteen community examples, right?

And this is the resulting “Pecha Kucha on the #driveinmob Fan Community” by “TW”:

This Wikipedia sandbox entry on The Drive-In Mob was part of the assignment – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Winkel36/sandbox

(more re this here: https://rummagethis.wordpress.com/2013/12/13/my-gift)

It’s a good thing that “fans gently poking fun at their fan object” is legal in all 50 states.

So how do we get that Wikipedia sandbox article to become a real live boy and approved for publishing on Wikipedia…?

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#driveinmob Tribute to Sir Christopher Lee

6/11/15

Tonight we are watching two absolute classic horror movies the celebrate the work of the great Christopher Lee, one of our all-time favorites.

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Join us all on Twitter on Thursday night under the hashtag #DriveInMob

8:00 PM EST HORROR OF DRACULA (1958)

 

9:30 PM EST THE WICKER MAN (1973)

 

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Happy 4th Anniversary, Driveinmob!

June 2nd was the 4th anniversary of the 1st ever classic movie tweetalong, where we pre-organized a Twitter meet up for the first night of the “TCM Drive-in” programming that was happening every Thursday in June 2011 using the hashtag… #tcmdrivein! It turned out to be so much fun, with so many like-minded and wonderful people joining in, that we continued doing weekly Thursday tweetalongs ever since! That’s 209 consecutive weeks of movie tweetalongs! We will be revisiting some of those 1st tweetalong movies that gave birth to hashtag communities like #driveinmob and #tcmparty all through June.

Check back here, join us Thursday nights at 8pm EST using the hashtag #driveinmob or say hi to us on Twitter: @driveinmob, @shelflifecc, @culturalgutter and @gcdb!

These were our first #tcmdrivein movies from 2011:

June 2, 2011
6:00 PM – Thunder Road
8:00 PM – Godzilla, King of the Monsters 1956
9:45 PM – Rodan 1957
11:15 PM – Ghidorah, The Three-Headed Monster 1965
1:00 AM – Godzilla vs. Monster Zero 1970
2:45 AM – Dinosaurus! 1960
4:15 AM – The Valley of the Gwangi 1969

June 9, 2011
8:00 PM – Them! 1954
9:45 PM – The Cosmic Monsters 1958
11:15 PM – Tarantula 1955
12:45 AM – The Black Scorpion 1957
2:30 AM – The Giant Claw 1957
4:00 AM – The Wasp Woman 1959

June 16, 2011
8:00 PM – Attack of the 50 Foot Woman 1958
9:30 PM – Village of the Giants 1965
11:00 PM – Queen of Outer Space 1958
12:30 AM – Mars Needs Women 1968
2:00 AM – The Cyclops 1957
3.30 AM – The Manster 1962

June 23, 2011
8:00 PM – It Came From Beneath the Sea 1955
9:30 PM – The Monster that Challenged the World 1957
11:00 PM – The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms 1953
12:30 AM – The Giant Behemoth 1959
2:00 AM – The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues 1955
3:30 AM – Creature From the Haunted Sea 1961

June 30, 2011
8:00 PM – The Blob 1958
9:30 PM – The H-Man 1958
11:00 PM – The Magnetic Monster 1953
12:30 AM – X: The Unknown 1956
2:00 AM – The Thing From Another World 1951
3:30 AM – It! The Terror From Beyond Space 1958

And here is an article about the fun that was had that month, by @icmovies!

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And make sure to tune in to TCM on June 18th for a full night of monstrous bug movies:

8:00 PM The Fly (1958)
9:45 PM Mothra (1962)
11:45 PM Them! (1954)
1:30 AM The Wasp Woman (1960)
2:45 AM The Swarm (1978)
4:45 AM The Cosmic Monster (1958)

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