Posts Tagged ‘Landmark Theatres’

Arts Roundup: Pot Kettle Black Edition

Plus: How Union Arts' closing is affecting the local arts community.

Arts Roundup: Theater Wars Edition

Plus: How The Fillmore has become a haven for D.C.'s metalheads.

Landmark Theatres Sues Regal, Claims Chain Has Stranglehold on Movies in D.C.

The indie theater chain wants to show first-run commercial movies at its Atlantic Plumbing location.

Arts Roundup: Mildly Uneducated Edition

Arcade Fire's Win Butler responds to the Washington Post's negative review of the band's last album, calling it "mildly uneducated" and himself a "fucking rock star." [Stereogum]
Michelle and Barack Obama, besties with Beyonce and Jay Z 4 life. [Washingtonian]
Is there enough demand for all these new movie theaters opening in D.C.? [Housing Complex]
Also: More renderings [...]

Arts Roundup: Baby Bump Edition

This is what the U Street Landmark theater will look like. [Curbed]
The Newsroom will get a third season. [Post]
Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown to go on view at American History Museum. [Post]
An interview with local folk artist Marian McLaughlin, recently reviewed in our pages. [D.C. Music Download]
Kerry Washington's "baby bump," everybody. [WJLA]
Look at these photos [...]

Arts Roundup: Movie Theaters For Everyone! Edition

Landmark Theatres to open a six-screen movie theater near 9:30 Club. [Housing Complex]
Meanwhile, Ballston's Regal theater closed because of a burst pipe. [ARLnow]
Chris Brown and his bodyguard reject plea deal. [City Desk]
National Book Festival will be held indoors this year. [Arts Desk]
Washington National Opera announces another new commission. [Post]
Ex Hex announces 2014 tour dates. [Arts Desk]
The green-paint [...]

Comfort Is Key at Newly Renovated Bethesda Row Cinema

No one could accuse Bethesda Row Cinema of lacking a certain sheen. The Landmark-owned movie house just off of Bethesda's tony Woodmont Avenue has been a destination for film fans since it opened in 2002. But now, after a months-long renovation, the theater is more posh than ever.
The first things you might notice are the [...]

Screen Grabs: When Theaters Transition to Digital Projection, What’s Lost?

Say it’s 1975. You’re a movie-loving entrepreneur and want to open your own cinema. Couldn’t be that hard, right? Find yourself an auditorium, some padded seats, put up a screen, buy a ton of popcorn—oh, and you’ll need a projector, but nothing too highfalutin. The 35-millimeter film they were projecting 20 years ago is the same [...]

E Street and Bethesda Row Theaters Convert to All-Digital Projection

If you were at the AFI this weekend to catch Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, you were witness to a dying bit of cinema history.
It’s not the 70mm film format that Anderson used to shoot his "Scientology movie"; given that The Master is the first narrative feature shot in that large, gloriously detailed format in [...]