Most-rented Netflix DVDs at Georgetown University

Everyone’s been having a lot of fun with the New York Time‘s interactive map of Netflix rentals by zip code. Above are the top ten rentals for Georgetown University’s zip code. Neighborhood blogger Georgetown Metropolitan has compared rentals… Read More

Vox Q&A: The Slammin Salmon’s Steve Lemme

Broken Lizard—the sketch-comedy troupe behind films such as Super Troopers, Club Dread, and Beerfest—came to DC last Thursday as part of a nationwide comedy tour. Vox spoke with Steve Lemme about the group’s upcoming film, The Slammin’ Salmon,… Read More

Work sucks, watching Office Space will help

Excuse me, I believe you have my stapler… In search of a way to support workers rights and hang out with the stars of a cult classic?  You’re in luck this Friday: Office Space will be showing in… Read More

Georgetown alums’ made-for-TV movie rakes in six Emmys

This past Sunday was the Neil Patrick Harris Show the Emmys, and, if you’re anything like me, you probably gave up and went to go scrounge for food around the “TV movie or miniseries” categories. But guess what!… Read More

Tombs-inspired “St. Elmo’s Fire” to be remade as a TV show

A TV show based on the Georgetown-centric Brat Pack classic “St. Elmo’s Fire” has just been picked up by ABC.  The original 1985 film—starring Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe,Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Mare Winningham as friends… Read More

Filmfest DC: Your $10 dose of internationalism

Filmfest DC, the annual international film festival that calls the District home, is well underway this year. The April 16th grand opening has come and past, but this festival still has a few days worth of tricks left… Read More

E St midnight movies go beyond Rocky Horror

I’m probably the biggest fan there is of GPB’s free weekend movie showings, but sometimes it might be nice to actually see something good, on a real projector, in a real theater, on a weekend after a nice… Read More

Sometimes nothin’ can be a real cool hand.

Could a film set in Georgetown have been in the cards for Paul Newman? As director Whit Tillman tells it, he and producer Ronane Glennane had dreams of Newman and his wife starring in their remake of the… Read More

Leonsis back with new film

Nanking, a film about Japanese attack on China’s capital, was screened last semester at Georgetown. It was followed by a Q&A session with the film’s producer, Washington Capitals owner and Georgetown alum Ted Leonsis. Leonsis’s new film, Kicking… Read More

State of Play being filmed in Georgetown right now

Star-studded murder flick State of Play is being filmed in Georgetown right now. Literally right now. If you’re willing to brave April’s cruel rain, head down to Wisconsin and Prospect-ish to check it out. If you’re lucky (really… Read More