• December 21, 2011

    Looking for theater seats

    SEATTLE, WA — I am presently converting my garage into a family & friends, deluxe cinema and need about:

    WANTED: 20, professional, used but clean, red color cinema seats w/cup holders and 10 end caps, for a flat floor mounting.

    Will pick-up and willing to remove if required! I have advertised on Craigslist, under the Seattle-Tacoma columns, but without any luck!

    Simon Overton

  • November 28, 2011

    L.A. movie palaces get starring role

    LOS ANGELES, CA — The Los Angeles Times had a feature last week about the cinemas of downtown Los Angeles popping up frequently in recent films. Check out how many of this season’s top flicks have cameos.

  • November 22, 2011

    New Trailer for Film, “The Rep”

  • November 16, 2011

    Limited patience for limited releases

    A story in the Stony Brook Press discusses the writer’s frustration in having to go all the way into Manhattan to see a particular film in limited release. She poses the question of what would happen if certain films were released wider.

    Check it out and comment about what lengths you’ve taken to see a limited release.

  • November 7, 2011

    Boston internet theatre photo auction

    Check out the Boston Theatre Photo Lot at Heritage Auctions. The auction goes through November 13th.

  • July 15, 2011
  • June 28, 2011

    Avon Theatre Earns National Attention for “Tree of Life” Policy


    STAMFORD, CT — The Avon Theatre has garnered national attention for announcing a “no-refunds” policy for screenings of Terence Malick’s love-it-or-hate-it new film, “The Tree of Life.” After a series of heated interactions between frustrated (and sometimes angry) patrons, Adam Birnbaum, director of film programming at the Avon, posted a sign in the theater warning viewers that this was a “uniquely visionary and deeply philosophical film” that “does not follow a traditional, linear narrative approach to storytelling.”

    “We wanted to be as informative and transparent as possible with patrons in the event that they weren’t aware that this wasn’t going to be traditional story,” Birnbaum told the Stamford Advocate. “We also wanted to protect our staff and preemptively defuse any future negative interactions that patrons and staff members might have.”

  • June 17, 2011
  • June 10, 2011

    A Super “8” — Cliff Carson’s film of the Village Theatre in Tucker

    One of the great new features of the site is our new video section. In honor of the release of the J.J. Abrams-Steven Spielberg film, “Super 8”, check out Cliff Carson’s vintage, homemade film of the Village Theatre in Tucker, Georgia. It’s a classic time warp and it’s free!

    By the way, stay for the end credits of “Super 8” … and, as always, go patronize a theater this weekend.