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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: [...]

When Marshall Fine announced his retirement last year, we huddled up and talked about the direction we wanted to take with The Picture House Film Club. Marshall had a great run with many sold out seasons, so we knew we had some big shoes to fill. We went through a long list of critics we [...]

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 [...]

Our family loves a good scary movie. In our house around this time of year, we pop some popcorn, get out the blankets, turn out the lights, and prepare to be spooked. Our biggest challenge every year is finding movies that are scary enough for good fun, but not so scary they send anyone to [...]

November is National Native American Heritage Month, and The Picture House is looking forward to honoring the month with our new film studies class exploring Native American cinema.   Images of Indigenous people have been prevalent in American cinema since the late 1800s, but more often than not, these images were produced without consultation or guidance [...]

It might be a foggy memory now, but back in 2005, the news that Daniel Craig had been cast as the next James Bond was met with not a small amount of antipathy. When Craig arrived by speedboat at the press conference announcing him as Bond, much was made of the fact that the actor [...]

It’s Oktoberfest at The Picture House! This month, we’re taking a cinematic trip to Germany as we host our German Film Festival from October 15 through 17. The festival will highlight some of the most exciting films to come out of Germany in the past two years.  We’ll say “Prost!” at the complimentary German beer [...]

Fall — my favorite time of the year. The cool crisp air, apple cider donuts, and new movie trailers!  No matter the season, one of my all-time favorite things to do is watch previews. A movie trailer is a sales pitch like no other, and it gets me every time. The only comparison to the satisfaction [...]