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The Parking Lot Movie (2010)

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The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary about a singular parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The film follows a select group of parking lot attendants and their strange rite of passage... See full summary »

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The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary about a singular parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The film follows a select group of parking lot attendants and their strange rite of passage. The eccentric brotherhood of attendants consist of grad students, overeducated philosophers, surly artists, middle-age slackers and more. This self-described "ragtag group of fractured poets" prefer skateboards and bicycles to cars and have at best a tolerant contempt for the people they serve. That's not to say they don't care about anything. They hang out at the lot even in their spare time, shooting the breeze or playing a spirited game of "flip cone," just because...they like it there. They conduct their own private "war" against the elites, the pretentious and obnoxious customers who park their BMWs, Hummers, Suburbans and other vehicles. They study the art of doing nothing and the knack of getting even with rude, SUV-driving dolts who treat them like inferior beings. The gradual devolution ... Written by Anonymous

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Tyler Magill: I am not a violent man but I did once swing a leadpipe at someone.
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Good Movie to pass the time
6 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well not that I would foolhardily give away any spoilers I think the title does a good job of doing that..

This movie is about a parking lot.. takes place in a parking lot.. and does not leave the parking lot. While it wasn't the longest documentary I have seen, it seemed like it. The camera work was decent and the story line was actually amusing. The first twenty minutes or so I was skeptical yet.. I still ended up watching the movie in its entirety. I must say that the movie gave me a momentary euphoric feeling but not one that could compare to lets say.. Shrek.

If you don't have anything else to watch.. this will help pass the time.


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