• August 14, 2014

    Look Behind the Final Curtain in Massachusetts


    BOSTON AND HOLYOKE, MA — Two photographers are teaming up for theatre-themed workshosp with an inside look you won’t want to miss. Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America and Matt Lambros of After the Final Curtain will be holding photo workshops in the Victory and Everett Square theatres in late September featuring exclusive access at these two palaces in disrepair.

    Go to Abandoned America for further details on the Victory and Everett Square tours.

    (Thanks to Matt Lambros for the Victory photo.)

  • July 22, 2014

    Prytania celebrates Billy Wilder


    NEW ORLEANS, LA — The Prytania Theater has another classic film series this summer, this time dedicated to the great Billy Wilder. For only $5.75 they’ll be showing his best each Wednesday and Sunday morning with hits like “Double Indemnity” and “Sabrina”.

    Go to for further info.

    (Thanks to Norman Plant for providing the photo.)

  • July 21, 2014

    Orpheum salutes Shirley Temple


    MEMPHIS, TN — The Orpheum’s summer movie series will have a special matinee screening this year to salute the late great Shirley Temple. This Friday the 25th they’ll have a 1:30pm showing of “The Little Princess.” Best of all, they’ll also be hosting tea parties before and after the show.

    Get all the details at Broadway World.

    (Thanks to ChrisB for providing the photo.)

  • July 10, 2014

    Stefanie Klavens' Celluloid Dreams

    BROOKLYN, NY — Celluloid Dreams a photo exhbit of movie palaces by Stefanie Klavens', will be on display at the Fence at Photoville till October. In the write-up at Slate you can see some highlights with lush shots from theatres around the country.

  • July 2, 2014

    Movie Concert series coming to San Antonio


    SAN ANTONIO, TX — The San Antonio Symphony and Majestic Theatre are teaming up next season with a tribute to film scores. On separate weekends, they’ll present a feature film, “Star Trek Into Darkness,” and a Bugs Bunny cartoon night, both with a live score.

    For all the details, go to Broadway World.

    (Thanks to Tinseltoes for providing the photo.)

  • July 1, 2014

    Big Dusk-to-Dawn, Retro Holiday Chill-fest of Horrors at the Finger Lakes Drive-in Theater


    AUBURN, NY —

    Thursday July 3, 2014 Finger Lakes Drive-In

    Four classic, 1970’s era drive-in shockers: “Ruby,” “Burial Ground,” “Death Dream” aka Dead of Night, and a Surprise Bonus feature, plus vintage short films and trailers. Admission is $10 per person with the option of free camping on the site. Food and drinks available in the concession stand. Kick off your Fourth of July weekend with an exciting show reminiscent of once common, holiday dusk-to-dawn drive-in movie marathons.

    This will be a unique, one-of-a-kind retro movie marathon show reminiscent of Independence Day holiday dusk to dawn shows once commonplace at drive-in theaters in most every city and town of any size in the U.S, including drive-ins in the Syracuse region. I can substantiate this claim with plenty of old drive-in newspaper ads and articles from the 60’s and 70’s. The Finger Lakes Drive-in, I believe, is the only surviving drive-in in the greater Syracuse region.

  • June 30, 2014



    VANDERGRIFT, PA — A weekend full of nostalgic retro thrills and chills, DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA is two nights of classic horror and science fiction 35mm prints presented at an authentic drive-in movie theater. There will be two big shows on two consecutive nights which will start at dusk and go on until really late into the night! This is the seventh year in a row that we are hosting such an event, so we encourage all drive-in movie fanatics to travel from near and far, as you’re not going to find anything else like it, anywhere!

    What could be better than a weekend getaway topped off with two nights of classic monster movies on the big outdoor screen? We realize that everything is so expensive these days, but admission is still only $10 a person each night! Plus, children 12 and under are free with parent or adult guardian. How can you beat that? The Riverside’s concession stand is loaded with reasonably priced goodies, including hot foods, hot and cold drinks, candy, popcorn and much more!

    What is being shown and when?

  • May 28, 2014

    70mm Film Festival returns to Chicago


    CHICAGO, IL — If you’ve never seen a film in 70mm and will be in Chicago this summer, be sure to check out the 70mm Film Festival that will be returning to the Music Box in July. While the full schedule hasn’t been confirmed, classics like “Vertigo” and “2001: A Space Odyssey” will definitely be back.

    Read more in the Chicagoist.

    (Thanks to R8teco for providing the photo.)

  • May 21, 2014

    Historic Warner Cascade Theatre Gala coming in June

    NEW CASTLE, PA — Anticipating their Grand Opening in February 2015, the historic Warner Cascade Theatre will celebrate two milestones at its Riverplex site in downtown New Castle, Thursday, June 26, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

    Officials will unveil the Pennsylvania Historical Marker commemorating the Warner Brothers’ first theatre.

  • Imagining the Future On The Big Screen



    Imagining the Future On The Big Screen At The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre 54 Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ 07306 Tel. (201) 798-6055 Fax: (201) 798-4020 Web: The Landmark Loew’s Jersey is a historic theatre operating as a non-profit arts center

    Friday, May 30 8PM “Brazil"
    Starring Jonathan Pryce, Michael Palin, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro. Directed by Terry Gilliam. 1985, 131 mins., color.