Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Yippee-Ki-Yay! Die Hard's Set for City Screening; Showbiz Insider

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Yippee-Ki-Yay! Die Hard's Set for City Screening; Showbiz Insider

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A SPECIAL screening of iconic movie Die Hard takes place in Newcastle this week.

It is being shown at the New Bridge Studios by Press Play, which create unique cinematic experiences in an array of spaces and places, in and around the city.

Take one skyscraper, whack a vest on, bare your chest, add a dozen terrorists and you've got the perfect Christmas... Step inside Press Play's Nakatomi Plaza and be greeted by a torrent of bullets, incredible one-liners and lots and lots of sweat - Merry Christmas!

But this isn't any old screening.

"You'll need your wits about you as we transport you into the chaotic world of 1980s LA surrounded by C4 explosives, SWAT teams and copious amounts of white vests. Dare you take the lift?" says a Press Play spokesperson.

"We've never met anyone that doesn't like Die Hard and there's a very good reason for that - it's about as close to perfect as you can get.

"Littered with truly iconic moments, suspense and hilarity to boot, it's still up there a quarter of a century on. …

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