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‘Stand By Me’ UK Screenings

BFI, LONDON
16 Sep @ 20:45 – Stand By Me (NFT1)
30 Sep @ 15:45 – Stand By Me (NFT2)
22 Sep @ 18:15 – Stand By Me (NFT2)
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PRINCE CHARLES CINEMA, LONDON
01 Sep @ 9:00pm – Stand By Me
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Why The Movie Stand By Me 100% Holds Up Today

The movie Stand By Me is one of those great throwbacks to a time when movies were just different than they usually are today. In addition, it was a movie that seemed to handle all of the angst that was involved with growing up and attempting to develop one’s own personality while simultaneously trying not to go against one’s own culture or code. Regardless of how old the movie gets, this fact alone means that it is timeless. Read More: // here

IMA announces 2017 Summer Nights Film Series lineup

Yes, spring just arrived, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about summer, too. And with summer comes Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Summer Nights Film Series, a staple on our summer calendar here at NUVO.
Saturday, July 29: Stand By Me (1986, 89 min., R)
In the summer of 1959, four 12-year-old friends, Gordie (Will Wheaton), Chris (River Phoenix), Teddy (Corey Feldman) and Vern (Jerry O’Connell), set off to find a dead body rumored to be in the woods, creating memories and friendships that last them a lifetime, in the Rob Reiner film. Read More: // here

Jerry O’Connell’s Emotional Memories of How Stand by Me Changed His Life

More than three decades after Jerry O’Connell made his big-screen debut in the classic coming-of-age film Stand By Me, the experience is forever stamped on the actor’s memory. Read More: // here

As ‘Stand by Me’ celebrates its 30th birthday, here are 10 lesser known facts about the coming-of-age flick

Cherry is easily still the best Pez flavor… 30 years later. One of Hollywood’s greatest coming-of-age films to date, Rob Reiner’s “Stand by Me,” won the hearts of audiences worldwide from the moment it was released in 1986. Based on Stephen King’s short story, “The Body,” the movie follows four, young best friends all on a quest to find a corpse. The flick, released across the globe on Aug. 22, was a surprise smash and launched the careers of Corey Feldman, Jerry O’Connell, the late River Phoenix and Will Wheaton. In honor of the film’s 30th birthday, here are 10 little known facts about “Stand by Me:” Read More: // here

‘Stand by Me’ at 30: Why This Stephen King Movie Is Timeless

Long before ‘Stranger Things,’ Rob Reiner’s 1986 film of author’s novella combined youth, nostalgia and corpses for a landmark coming-of-age story Read More: // here

‘Stand by Me’ Turns 30! A Look Back at the Standout Cast

We may not all be able to live off cherry-flavored Pez or agree that Goofy is a dog (He is, Vern. He is.), but one thing’s for sure — it’s hard not to feel a twinge of nostalgia for Stand by Me as the cast celebrates its 30th anniversary today. The beloved coming-of-age tale revolves around a writer (Richard Dreyfuss) recalling a childhood journey taken in rural Oregon in 1959, when he and three other 12-year-old friends went searching for the body of a missing boy around their age who was hit and killed by a train near their homes, an adventure that eventually defines their lives. Read More: // here

Life After Death: Why Stephen King’s “Stand By Me” Remains Relevant 30 Years Later

The movie captured the timelessness of friendship and morbid curiosity. Read More: // here

WHY IT WORKS: STAND BY ME

Rob Reiner’s STAND BY ME turns 30 this month, and if you’ve been watching Netflix’s Stranger Things, there’s a good chance you’ve been feeling nostalgic for some of the classics of the 1980’s. While many films of the 1970’s focused on bringing a realism to the supernatural and extreme, the 1980’s often brought a sense of wonder and gravity to simple and everyday subject matter. STAND BY ME features a low-stakes plot, loosely connected scenes, and an anti-climactic ending and yet feels universally significant and remains one of the great coming of age stories in cinema. Here’s why it works: Read More: // here

Stand by Me at 30: ‘Maybe This Is How Rambo Discovered Puberty’

Thirty years ago, director Rob Reiner’s coming-of-age classic Stand by Me hit theaters and got the eponymous Ben E. King song stuck in everyone’s head for the rest of time. Richard Dreyfuss narrates this film adaptation of Stephen King’s novella The Body looking back on the summer when he and his best friends set off to look for the body of a fellow 12-year-old who had reportedly been struck by a train. Read More: // here