Enter Moonlight Movies, the seasonal outdoor cinema that takes place in the well-intentioned (if not well-attended) waterside Cyberport Podium, in Pok Fu Lam. The line up includes Apocalypse Now (you know, “I love the smell of napalm in the morning!”), Wall Street (“I'm tapped out Marv. American Express' got a hit man lookin' for me” – sound familiar?) and, God forbid, Sex & the City (“Some labels are best left in the closet”).
This outdoor cinema is complete with bar service and bean bags, making for as great a man-date as traditional step-out, although it already has a reputation for those end-of-summer flings where human suction cups seemingly listen to the movie without ever seeing the screen. Alas, in typical Hong Kong style, this simplistic and romantic idea doesn’t come cheap, at HK$200 per head (food and drinks not included).
Then again, who can put a price on love.
Cyberport Podium, Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam
Apocalypse Now Redux on October 9, 2009; Wall Street on November 13, 2009.