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by Paris West
July 29th, 2011

The EPIX Movie Free-For-All continues its summer screenings with a free showing of “Iron Man 2” at Coney Island in conjunction with Verizon Fios and Coney Island Flicks on the Beach.

If 2008’s Iron Man rocked your socks off, get ready – because the sequel just might melt your fillings. Robert Downey Jr. returns as Tony Stark, a billionaire weapons mogul now committed to maintaining world peace as his own mechanically enhanced alter ego. But our hero is definitely up against it this time around: not only does the U.S. government want control of his super suit, but he’ll also go toe to toe with Scarlett Johansson and (gulp) Mickey Rourke. This is rock’em sock’em popcorn fare at its finest.

Starting at 7pm there will be live music courtesy of a DJ, with the screening of a short film following. This week Rooftop will present Mary Robertson’s short film, Missed Connections; a film about those moments that have the potential to change a life’s course—that look on the subway, that flicker of attraction at the café, the one that got away. It’s a charming documentary which peers inside the online messages-in-a-bottle and asks whether love lost can be found again.

Coney Island screenings will continue every Monday night through the end of August, with screenings of New York classics like Annie Hall and Moonstruck and newer releases like Never Say Never, with Rooftop shorts before all of them.

Venue: On the Beach at Coney Island. W 12th and the beach, right near Luna Park.
Train: Take the F train to Coney Island, walk to the beach and make a left.
7:00 PM DJ
8:30 PM Rooftop Films presents Missed Connections
8:40 PM Iron Man 2
No admission charge.

ABOUT THE EPIX MOVIE FREE-FOR ALL

All summer long, the EPIX Movie Free-For-All is hosting FREE movie screenings in four NYC parks! Sit under the stars and watch movies in The East Village, Long Island City, Williamsburg and Coney Island. And not just the movies are free. EPIX is giving away prizes and swag at each event and also on FacebookTwitterFoursquare, and Online! Go to EpixHD.com/FreeForAll and sign-up for the EPIX Movie Free-For-All newsletter to find out how to enter to win a ton of really cool stuff.

What is EPIX?

EPIX is a premium channel that delivers instant access to thousands of the latest Hollywood blockbusters, concerts and comedy events on TV, On Demand and Online at EpixHD.com. Get all EPIX has to offer with Verizon FiOS and watch whenever and wherever you want!

Sign up for EPIX with Verizon FiOS and get instant access to thousands of the latest Hollywood blockbusters, concerts and comedy events on TV, On Demand and Online at EpixHD.com – all in HD – watch whenever and wherever you want!

Got to www.epixhd.com/freetrial to sign up for a free online trial of EPIX and start watching over thousands of hit movies online today!

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