Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Grindhouse-genre films from around the world will be shown this weekend in a 13-hour marathon at Hollywood Theater.
This weekend, the nearby Hollywood Theater will host 13 hours of gritty drama, in a special that features grindhouse-genre films from around the world. If you've got a strong stomach, a love of cheesy dialogue, and a passion for the underground genre directors like Quentin Tarantino have resurrected, this series is for you. The following movies are scheduled to show: Most films are unrated, but all films being shown during the event are "R" in nature. Children younger than age 17 will not be admitted unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Admission is $15 for an all-day pass, or $5 for a single movie. Doors open at 11 a.m., and the first feature begins at 11:30 a.m. Vendors will be on hand in the theater’s lobby and lower level, …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Patch brings you a list of Thanksgiving-themed films to view from the cozy comfort of your home. Laugh, cry and give thanks for video verification that other people's families are every bit as quirky—if not more so—than yours.
You're stuffed, and the tryptophan is kicking in. You're beat from battling for all those Black Friday bargains. You just can't face those lines yet for Silver Linings Playbook or Red Dawn. Your couch may be calling, but some members of your family are likely to be clamoring soon for entertainment alternatives to football. Why not keep the spirit of the day alive with a stock of Thanksgiving-themed films to watch in the cozy comfort of home sweet home? Christmas may be tops in holiday movies, but Thanksgiving isn't far behind in providing cinematic backgrounds or plot twists. Patch brings you a list of films about other people's Thanksgivings that should satisfy your need to laugh, cry, warm your heart—and give thanks that other families …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Remember those 45s and LPs? They're still around, and they'll be in Dormont today.
Sunday is all about vinyl records at the Hollywood Theater on Potomac Avenue in Dormont. In the afternoon there will be vendors of records and record art. Admission is free to go to Vinyl Record Day. From 2:30 to 4 p.m. will be shown for free "Rhino Resurrected," a movie about reopening a famous record store in Los Angeles. The movie was directed by Pittsburgh fimmaker Keith Shapiro. Later in the evening, the movie "Empire Records" will be thrown into the mix. Watch as the employees of an independant record store fight to save their place from being absorbed by a competing chain store.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Prince and a princess both are on the Hollywood's marquee this weekend.
Fans of Prince – you know, the guy who went just by a symbol for a while – might want to check him out once more on the big screen. Dormont's Hollywood Theater will host a "Purple Rain" Dance Party tonight. The event, named after the hit 1984 movie and album by the artist formerly known (to his parents) as Prince Rogers Nelson, will feature rare music, photos and other memorabilia to go along with the film. Festivities start at 8 p.m. For more info about this event, see the preview article on Dormont-Brookline Patch. The theater also is showing Rob Reiner's 1987 film "The Princess Bride," at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Monday, March 7, 2011
Don't wait for the weekend. There are fun and affordable things to do with your family on Tuesday!
Let's be honest. We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or looking for two-for-one deals, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings that help us stretch our dollar. One way to save some cash, take advantage of the deals local businesses offer during the week. Here are five deals we found in the area. 1. Go see a movie Destina Theater in nearby Bridgeville offers a Tuesday bargain with $6.50 admission. 2. Check out the Home & Garden Show The Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show runs through March 13. This year's show boasts 1500 exhibits and over 9 acres with everything for your home. It's $10 for adults, $4 for kids 6 to 12 and FREE for kids under 6. You can find $1.50 off tickets at Home…