5612 Connecticut Ave, NW
Update: It was a private rental for a different movie!
Thanks to Emily for sending last night:
“big line at the Avalon Theater in Chevy Chase for the
first showing of Oppenheimer. Reminds me of the good ol’ days at Uptown.”
So which will you see first – Oppenheimer or Barbie? Or both same day/weekend? Neither?
I left my office at 4:30p Monday (G b/w 13th & 14th Streets, NW) and multiple film trucks are parked on both sides, almost the whole length of the block. They look like they’re for a movie set or something…any clue what it’s for?”
We were also asked on our Twitter and Alex replied: “Captain America”
“On Tuesday, June 27, 2023 and Wednesday, June 28, 2023, filming for a movie will occur in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be parking restrictions and street closures that motorists should take into consideration: Read More
701 7th Street, NW
Brandi writes: “Just went to the Chinatown Regal Cinema and it’s open and there was a decent number of folks. One of the employees said it’s not closing for now from what they heard.”
807 V Street, NW
“I had some unexpected charges from Atlantic Plumbing on my credit card and they told me “there was an issue that delayed the credit card settlement” and so purchases from August and October 2022 are showing up as current transactions now. Crazy!” Read More
photo by Ted Eytan
Thanks to C. for sharing her great spreadsheet of where to catch all the outdoor movie action this year.
“The 2023 version, with 47 movies in DC proper so far. (will update it as additional organizations announce their programming)”
227 Harry Thomas Way, NE courtesy NoMa BID
From a press release:
“CiNoMatic, NoMa’s free outdoor movie series at Alethia Tanner Park, is returning for its fourth season this spring. Every Wednesday night from May 3 through May 31, the NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) will show free movies under the stars.
The theme for the spring 2023 season is “Villains We Love.” The scheduled movie series features a diverse lineup of thrillers with scene-stealing, love-to-hate ‘em, bad guys: Read More
Was wondering if you know anything about the Chinatown Regal movie theater closing or not… Regal announced in January that they were closing a handful of theaters across the country, including that one … but best I can tell it hasn’t closed? Read More
photo by CTB in DC
Yesterday’s big Uptown Theatre update leads us to today’s question about movies of course. What was your favorite/last you saw at the Uptown? What’s your favorite that you’ve seen in a theater, recently? Favorite you’ve seen streaming?
3426 Connecticut Ave, NW
Thanks to a reader for passing on this intriguing update from the organizer of a proposal to revive the Uptown:
“Dear Neighbors, Friends and Supporters of the Uptown:
Thank you again for all your support and enthusiasm for our idea to revive the Uptown as a center for arts, film and education.
As you know, last week we submitted our proposal and letter of intent to lease the property. The owners got back to us this week to say that while they are impressed with our efforts and appreciate our vision, they have entered into a letter of intent with an “arts/theater group” that they believe “will change the course of the Uptown and the neighborhood.” Read More