Author: Sarah Soliman

Big things have been happening at The Picture House, and it was thrilling to finally share details about our new ambassador program with you last week. To catch you up if you missed it, we’re launching a program that will extend TPH’s reach by working with people who love film and want to see our [...]

This week we recognize both MLK Jr Day of Service tomorrow and the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, January 18. As a film center, we believe in the power of film to prompt necessary — sometimes difficult — conversations and inspire community engagement. To honor these two days, we spoke with filmmaker and [...]

Spider-Man is swinging over to The Picture House! The latest Marvel film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, has been an enormous hit with both audiences and critics: calls it “spry, inventive, and just purely entertaining,” and over at Entertainment Weekly they say the film is “tender and funny and a little bit devastating.” This is [...]

The Picture House staff hopes that you had a Merry Christmas, if you celebrate, and if you don’t, we hope your weekend was wonderful! Have a Happy New Year, and we’ll see you on the Marquee — and at the theater — in 2022! [...]

The holiday season goes hand-in-hand with tradition. Decorations go up, cookies are baked, “All I Want for Christmas is You” is back in heavy rotation on Spotify, and, best of all, it’s time to rewatch your favorite Christmas movie. Here are the films The Picture House staff watch again and again as we celebrate the [...]

All good movies have their ‘can’t-miss-moments’: “You had me at hello.” (Jerry McGuire); “Here’s looking at you, kid.” (Casablanca); “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” (Jaws). These are the scenes that stay with you long after the credits have rolled.  As our Picture House community comes together in person again, you’re helping us create our [...]

For film lovers, the months of October through December are the best of the year. A glut of new titles from the most exciting working filmmakers arrive in theaters, and moviegoers finally get to see the films they’ve been hearing about from critics and anyone else lucky enough to make it to festivals like Sundance, [...]

A few days from now, you’ll likely be sitting at a table with family and friends, carving a turkey, and pouring gravy over potatoes. Instead of a more traditional list of Thanksgiving recommendations (you can read our Fall Films blog for some inspiration on that front), we started thinking about the real star of Thanksgiving: [...]

It’s November, and there’s a chill in the air. Finally, fall is really here. If you’re anything like us, you love watching movies year-round, but there’s something special about fall movies; the sights of the season — the foliage, the colors, the fashion — are especially cinematic. As the temperature drops, there’s a unique pleasure [...]

Spooky Season is here, and between the perfect staying-in-on-the-couch weather, and the many many incredible films that — spooky or not — celebrate the Halloween spirit, there are few times of year or holidays that are a better match for movie watching. The staff of The Picture House shares some of our film favorites that [...]