Get your roller skates and feathered hair ready to Tweet snark about the 1980 film “Xanadu!” Starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly, this is a cheese-tastic masterpiece described by IMDB.com as being a part of the “fantasy, musical and romance” genres. I personally love this film, but know that it is ripe for our live-Tweeting treatment. Find some legwarmers and prepare to be enchanted by Australia’s sweetheart, Olivia Newton-John.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 15:00 EDT (20:00 BST / 12:00 PDT)
What time is that where you are? time.is/compare
“Xanadu” (1980) starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly
The Greek muses incarnate themselves on Earth to inspire men to achieve. One of them, incarnated as a girl named Kira, encounters an artist named Sonny Malone. With the help of Danny McGuire, a man Kira had inspired forty years earlier, Sonny builds a huge disco roller rink.
What to do / How to do it:
1. Have the “Xanadu” film queued up and ready to go.
2. Hit “play” at exactly at 3:00 pm Eastern. (That’s 8:00 pm British Summer Time. Find out your time zone here: http://time.is/compare) on Saturday, October 26, 2013.
3. Use hashtag #libonj (for Olivia Newton-John, of course!) for all “Librarians & Friends Live-Tweeting a Movie” remarks for this specific movie.
4. Keep your Tweets clean, don’t be a jerk, etc, etc, etc.