Washington, DC

3420 Connecticut Ave, NW via Tino’s Pizzeria

Thanks to Hayley for passing on from Tino’s Pizzeria in Cleveland Park:

“Who’s been missing the Movies??? We’ve got exciting news! We will be hosting our first ever MOVIE NIGHT ON THE PATIO this week on Wednesday and on Friday! The featured movie will be “What About Bob” — a summer classic! Movie starts at 8:30-get there early to grab the best spot!” Read More


3426 Connecticut Ave, NW

Update from their website:

A reader reported yesterday afternoon: “I heard a rumor that the famous uptown theatre is closing down. Is this true?? That theatre is famous to anyone who has lived and grew up in Washington DC. From Superman to Star Wars this theatre has been a showplace to many people both in the city and all over the DMV.” Read More


6th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Dylan writes: “We were walking along Pennsylvania Ave and ran into what we thought was a motorcade. Turns out they were filming, but not sure what? The entire street was blocked off.”

Robin with the answer: “Filming for Showtime’s “The President Is Missing” on Penn Ave”

From Deadline:

“Golden Globe, Tony and Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer (Ozark) has been cast as a lead opposite David Oyelowo in The President Is Missing, Showtime’s drama pilot based on the novel by President Bill Clinton and James Patterson from Christopher McQuarrie and Anthony Peckham.”

MPD had sent out an alert: Read More


Photo by Anthony Bravo

Thanks to Anthony for sending: “M St NE cycle track in NoMa getting a little extra protection today.”

Photo by Adam Hlava

Thanks to Adam for solving the Union Station Without Remorse filming query: “Confirmed Michael B. Jordan filming at Union Station now”

And now, sadly, the bad and the ugly: Read More


Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil

Louis asks: “Do you know anything about this film production?”

Could it be more of the CBS mini series about Comey’s book staring Jeff Daniels and Holly Hunter?

From MPD:

“On Thursday, December 19, 2019, a movie production and filming will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

The following streets will be closed to vehicular traffic for the event from approximately 6:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.: Read More


Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil

Been getting a lot of messages lately about a movie filming around town. IncandescentMachine reports this morning:

“Looks like a film/TV set on D btwn 17 & 18 today.”

Bootsy with the goods: “CBS is making a mini series based on Comey’s book. Today they filmed a re-creation of the 2017 Women’s March.

Jeff Daniels and Holly Hunter are among the principles.”

From Variety:

“Brendan Gleeson has been cast as President Donald Trump while Michael Kelly will play Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Jennifer Ehle will play Patrice Comey, James’ wife.

The drama is slated to being production in November, 2019 with an airdate to be announced at a later date. CBS Studios has yet to determine whether the series will air on Showtime, CBS Access or both.”


Photo by PoPville flickr user John Sonderman

More Handmaid’s Tale?

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department wishes to advise that from Friday, June 14, 2019 through Sunday, June 16, 2019, the filming of a television miniseries will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:

The following streets will temporary street closures and intermittent traffic control from Friday, June 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. to Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m: Read More


807 V Street, NW

Here are the previous best/let’s do this lists for – Carryouts, best Thai, best liquor stores, best Ramen, best Bars, best Indian and Pakistani, best Italian/Pizza/Deli, best Mexican/Salvadoran/Central/Cuban/Latin, best burgers/fries, best bakery/bagels, best Gyms, best Ethiopian , best Sushi and best bookstores.

So are we going old school Uptown or new school Landmark? Where’s your favorite theater in town these days? We could do a two parter – one for popular films and one for independent/foreign films?


3107 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW. David Cabrera and Ryan Hunter Mitchell. All photos by Reana Kovalcik

Thanks to Reana Kovalcik for sharing:

“Last weekend, Mount Pleasant’s destination for all things cinephile – Suns Cinema – celebrated its 3rd Birthday with a party and grand opening of a new, second story addition. Suns is the brainchild of founding fathers and movie-lovers David Cabrera and Ryan Hunter Mitchell, who transformed the space from a cellphone store into a boutique cinema in May of 2016. Now three years on, the two have built Suns into a neighborhood destination – a place to enjoy obscure indie films and guilty pleasure cult-classics alike, all over a carefully crafted cocktail and maybe a frozen Twix chaser. Cabrera and Mitchell have been working on an expansion of the theater for well over a year, and on their anniversary party (fittingly “future” themed), the pair formally opened the theater’s second story to the public. Read More


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