AMC Loews Georgetown 14

3111 K Street NW,
Washington, DC 20007

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Giles on November 20, 2017 at 2:04 pm

saw ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ on the Dolby Cinema screen last week and I was beyond impressed, granted the film was shot in 70mm, the DCP’s ‘Dolby Vision’ color grading looked simply gorgeous. The Dolby Atmos mix was okay not the best, but with the side walls getting audio panning, that wouldn’t be possible in 5.1 or 7.1 speaker configuration, the music and select sound effects gave an aural ‘wideness’ to the soundfield.

UFAlien on October 6, 2017 at 12:19 am

Per the Large Format Examiner’s statistics, this multiplex features the smallest so-called “IMAX” screen in the USA that isn’t crammed into a cruise ship.

FAShaffi on March 30, 2017 at 4:11 pm

gotcha, that makes sense. I did notice the exit lights reflecting back onto the screen a bit when I saw “X-Men: Apocalypse” there last year, was annoying at first but eventually I got so sucked into the movie I forgot. I think I’ll probably go see “Wonder Woman” at this Georgetown Dolby screen when it opens in June

Giles on March 30, 2017 at 4:03 pm

the Tyson’s screen was flat even in it’s prior ETX form – however when Dolby added more lighting, that’s when the problem with the light bouncing back onto the screen occurred.

FAShaffi on March 30, 2017 at 3:52 pm

awesome, thanks for the info! Shame that the Tysons one ended up being a flat 1.85 screen even though it was bigger, would’ve been cool if it was a scope screen

Giles on March 30, 2017 at 10:17 am

the Tyson’s screen is significantly taller and wider, so yes, the DC screen here is smaller; on the plus side the audio is much better calibrated and not as inconsistent as it is at Tysons.

FAShaffi on March 30, 2017 at 2:05 am


I know you mentioned that the Dolby Cinema auditorium is medium sized, but I’m wondering: is the screen size bigger/smaller/about the same than the Tyson’s Dolby Cinema?

theatrefan on March 10, 2017 at 3:38 am

The Legacy Loews exterior signage will be removed and replaced by the AMC Brand –

Giles on February 14, 2017 at 6:20 pm

I noticed this while down at Charlottesville, at the Regal Stonefield Stadium 14, that the new screens are what the industry refers to as ‘floating screens’ and sadly are fixed at 1.85, thus any scope movie is nestled in the middle of the screen and essentially letterboxed – one word: yuck!

Movieholic on February 14, 2017 at 2:10 pm

Amen to that Howard. I don’t mind digital projection. I won’t say it’s better than 35 or 70MM but think it looks significantly better in 2D than 3D. But I don’t think proper masking is asking for much, especially what we’re paying for ticket prices today.

HowardBHaas on February 4, 2017 at 4:46 pm

Newer theaters & remodels by Regal (such as the Majestic Silver Spring) lack masking for all screens, a deliberate, stupid policy that ruins the moviegoing experience! Cinemark is also doing so at some or all of their theaters nationwide. No curtains, bad. Digital projection, not as beautiful as 35 or 70mm. Lack of masking, though- unacceptable. I am patronizing movie theaters that use masking, for now.

Movieholic on February 4, 2017 at 3:16 pm

I too have noticed a lack of masking for the some of the movies I’ve seen recently at AMC and Regal cinemas. I have to agree it is lazy and kind of annoying. I can tolerate it to a certain extent but what puzzles me is these same theaters used to adjust the screen prior to the show starting so it would be masked properly. It doesn’t look that difficult but I could be wrong.

FAShaffi on December 2, 2016 at 7:15 pm

yeah it’s becoming a huge problem at most newer theaters that have opened in the last few years (mostly Regal and AMC), it really takes away from the experience for me personally when there is no masking.

theatrefan on December 2, 2016 at 6:45 am

I hate fixed width & height screens, with no adjustable masking. Regal tends to do this a lot now. They will have a scope film playing on a flat screen with bars on the top and bottom, it looks terrible, so those the pillar-boxing you described. How much lazier can these huge chains become?

FAShaffi on December 2, 2016 at 12:38 am


Good to hear that it is a scope screen. While I did enjoy Tyson’s Dolby Cinema when I went to see X-Men there, I wish it had been a scope screen, or at least had masking. I’m going to try to check out this Georgetown screen if they’re playing La La Land in a few weeks.

Giles on October 19, 2016 at 12:05 am

went over today to check it out, it’s a fixed ‘floating’ scope framed screen, therefore any flat (1.85) movie will be centered and have black borders on the side of the image. It’s a medium sized auditorium and unlike Tyson’s the walls separating the rows are not set too high, thus allowing you to hear the rear center channels of sound. While ‘The Accountant’ is neither a Dolby Vision movie nor mixed in Atmos, it really didn’t provide what ‘Vision’ promotes, the dark levels look grey and not inky black. The sound though has considerable punch, notably with the guttural ‘gun’ shoots – sound in my mind is set too high for the size of the auditorium, voices sounded pushed way too forward and the action scenes can be slightly punishing, but unlike Tyson’s which has serious audio calibration issues, volume level here at Georgetown seems to be the only problem.

Giles on October 14, 2016 at 11:06 am

well that took forever, but the Dolby Cinema screen has opened as of this week with ‘The Accountant’ – shame that it’s not an official Dolby color graded movie.

Giles on July 26, 2016 at 1:56 am

has anyone been here recently – are they renovating more than one auditorium currently? what are they improving?

Giles on June 17, 2016 at 5:05 pm

Auditorium 8 is currently in the process of being converted to a Dolby Cinema screen with plans on opening at the end of August.

theatrefan on September 19, 2015 at 7:12 pm

IMIN or LIEMAX, take your pick. Typical AMC Bait & Switch deceptive advertising.

ridethectrain on September 18, 2015 at 10:12 pm

The IMAX in theatre 7 is smaller then the Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime Screen 6 at the AMC Empire. It’s embarrasing to see IMAX on a screen smaller then a regular screen.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on August 27, 2010 at 8:05 am

Loew’s Georgetown was designed by architect David Rockwell and the Rockwell Group.

Giles on March 10, 2010 at 7:55 pm

Screen 12 recently upgraded to Digital 3D projection (Sony 4K) with the recent opening of ‘Alice in Wonderland’

TLSLOEWS on February 22, 2010 at 2:41 pm

Nice looking theatre.

JackCoursey on January 31, 2010 at 10:49 am

2010 photos of the Georgetown: 1, 2, 3, 4