When comedian Dave Stratton received a copy of campy 1983 horror movie Sleepaway Camp for his bachelor party, his friends Matt Russell and Kyle Duncan Graham naturally decided to make a drinking game out of watching it. In 2010, they turned their love of beer and crappy movies into a full-fledged, Halloween-themed event, Drinkaway Camp, at the iO West Theater. “It started gaining traction and we were, like, can we actually do this in public?” Graham says. Indeed, the Competitive Drinking Film League was born and has been held monthly at the Virgil for the past year, giving new meaning to the term Sunday Funday. This month's Sunday night drinking game, dubbed “Jurassic Puke,” is set to the 1993 dinosaur epic Jurassic Park. After the movie-specific rules are announced at 9 p.m., costume-clad drinkers will be divided into three teams, named after characters in the film: Team Grant, Team Hammond and Team Dinosaur. The prize? “Getting hammered is its own reward,” Graham says. The Virgil, 4519 Santa Monica Blvd., E. Hlywd;. Sunday, April 13, doors 7 p.m., movie 9 p.m.; free, $5 beers on tap. (323) 660-4540, thevirgil.com.
Sun., April 13, 9 p.m., 2014
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