Results tagged “E Street Cinema” from Spotlight

Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 11, 2013 2:08 PM |
Once again Landmark's E Street Cinema, in partnership with ShortsHD, offers two feature-length programs of the short films nominated at the upcoming Academy Awards. A program with the animated shorts, four from the U.S. and one from the U.K., and a program of live action shorts. Landmark's E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW. Call 202-452-7672 or visit landmarktheatres.com. ... [Read]

Oscar-nominated Short Films 2012

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 20, 2012 10:34 AM |
Landmark's E Street Cinema, in partnership with ShortsHD, offers two feature-length programs of the short films nominated at the upcoming Academy Awards this Sunday, Feb. 26. One program features the animated shorts, including the poignant allegory The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and Pixar's La Luna, a multi-generation seafaring adventure, while the other program highlights the live ... [Read]

Duck Soup at Landmark's E Street CInema

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 17, 2011 12:04 PM |
The E Street Cinema concludes its inaugural "Capital Classics" series with the Marx Brothers comedy Duck Soup, focused on Freedonia's war on nearby Sylvania. It wasn't a hit when released in 1933, but it's now considered one of the Marx Brothers' finest. Saturday, Dec. 17, at midnight, and Sunday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m. Landmark's E Street Cinema, 555 11th ... [Read]

King Kong at Landmark's E Street

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 10, 2011 12:47 PM |
The E Street Cinema continues its "Capital Classics" series this weekend with the 1933 classic King Kong, in which a giant ape escapes and wreaks havoc on human society. The stop-motion work and effects are, to this day, miraculous. Saturday, Dec. 10, at 12 a.m., and Sunday, Dec. 11, at 11 a.m. The Capital Classics series continues through Dec. 18. ... [Read]

Project Nim: Planet of the Ape

Posted by Randy Shulman
July 23, 2011 9:11 AM |
Director James Marsh and the Oscar-winning team behind the documentary Man on Wire offer Project Nim, the story of a chimpanzee who became the focus of a landmark experiment in the '70s to see if an ape reared and nurtured like a child could learn to communicate with sign language. It didn't work. Landmark's E Street Cinema, 555 11th ... [Read]

Coming Attractions Trailer Night

Posted by Randy Shulman
November 14, 2010 7:30 PM |
Local film critics Joe Barber and Bill Henry host Coming Attractions Trailer Night, a D.C. Film Society event, in which the audience gets to watch -- and vote on -- the preview reels of this season's potential Hollywood blockbusters. Exactly which film trailers will be screened wasn't set at press time, but among the possibilities: Oscar winner Jeff Bridges in ... [Read]