Thursday, August 11, 2022

Bodies Bodies Bodies Movie Review

Rachel Sennott stars in Bodies Bodies Bodies

To Hurricanes (and Beyond)

Rotten Tomatoes PlotWhen a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong. Directed by Halina Reijn.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Styx Returns to Jiffy Lube Live Friday

Styx (Photo: Red Light Management)

These are the dog days of summer, but with great heat comes even hotter music. The Live & UnZoomed Tour with Styx, REO Speedwagon & Loverboy makes a stop at Jiffy Lube Live this Friday. Tickets (starting at $29.50) are still available (click here to purchase) and the show starts early at 6:45 PM. The three bands share a whopping total of 39 Top 40 hits (16, 13 and 10 respectively) so make sure to arrive early for what's destined to be an epic night of rock and roll.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Georgetown Volleyball Announces 2022 Schedule Presented by MedStar Health

From our friends at Georgetown Athletics...

Georgetown Volleyball Announces 2022 Schedule Presented by MedStar Health

Georgetown University's volleyball team has released its 2022 schedule presented by MedStar Health, as announced by Head Coach David Heller on Tuesday. Along with its traditionally-challenging BIG EAST Conference slate, the Hoyas host a pair of local tournaments in addition to competition on both coasts in non-conference play.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Bullet Train Movie Review

Brad Pitt stars in Bullet Train

Faster (and Louder) Than a Speeding Bullet

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug's latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe - all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives - on the world's fastest train. From the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch, the end of the line is only the beginning in a wild, non-stop thrill ride through modern-day Japan.

Friday, July 29, 2022

ADIFF DC Film Festival Line-Up Announced

Dancing the Twist in Bamako by Robert Guédiguian

From our friends at the African Diaspora International Film Festival

DC African Diaspora International Film Festival, August 5-7, 2022

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF), in collaboration with the Africa World Now Project, will host its 15th annual film festival in Washington, DC from Friday, August 5 - Sunday, August 7. This year’s festival will take place entirely in person at George Washington University (GWU) University Student Center (800 21st Street, NW). with a selection of 16 fiction films and documentaries in the context of ADIFF DC. ADIFF DC will also offer a film selection online. Ticket prices will range from $10 for one student/senior ticket to $120 for an all-access festival pass. Mask required.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Another CVS Bites the Dust

Chevy Chase Pavilion is practically empty. It's about to get even emptier. CVS Pharmacy is closing their 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW location on August 25th, further reducing the once popular shopping mall to a literal ghost town in a few weeks. The next closest CVS branches are at 4555 Wisconsin Avenue, NW (close to Tenleytown-AU Metro) and 5550 Connecticut Avenue, NW (before Chevy Chase Circle.) If you need someplace closer to fill your prescriptions, Rodman's remains open at 5100 Wisconsin Avenue.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Nope Movie Review

Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer & Brandon Perea (r) star in Nope

The Oprah Shot

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: Caretakers at a California horse ranch encounter a mysterious force that affects human and animal behavior. Directed by Jordan Peele.

Monday, July 18, 2022

Contest: Win Passes to See Fire of Love

** Please note: One entry per person/household. Multiple entries will be deleted

We're giving away 10 admit-2 passes to see an advance preview of National Geographic Documentary Films' upcoming Fire of Love, the extraordinary love story of French volcanologists Katia and Maurice Kraff and their daring quests to discover and document some of the world’s most colossal volcanoes. The screening takes place on Thursday, July 21st at Landmark E Street Cinema in Washington, DC: It starts at 7:30 PM, but seats are first-come, first-served; so winners are encouraged to show up sooner than later (ideally between 6:15 PM and 6:45 PM.) Seating is not guaranteed. Fill in the entry form below, and we'll select 10 winners to receive a pass for two (2.) Winners will be notified by e-mail. All entries must be received before July 19th at 11:59 PM EST, so act fast. Good luck!

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Free Nando’s Chicken Monday at All U.S. Locations

From our friends at Nando's PERi-PERi...

Nando’s Honors Mandela Day with Free Flame-Grilled Chicken Monday at All U.S. Locations

Bring School Supplies or Make a Donation at any Nando’s Monday, July 18 and Receive a Free Quarter Chicken and Chips to Commemorate Mandela Day!

Nando’s PERi-PERi will give out free flame-grilled chicken and chips Monday, July 18 from 3 PM to 6 PM at all U.S. locations to celebrate Mandela Day and honor the brand’s proud South African heritage. To receive Nando’s signature meal - a quarter chicken and chips (fries) - on the house, the brand is encouraging customers to donate new school supplies at Nando’s to support underserved local children and schools.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie Review

Daisy Edgar-Jones stars in Where the Crawdads Sing

The Outsider

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh. Directed by Olivia Newman.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Capital Fringe Festival Starts This Week July 14-17 & 21-24 in Georgetown DC

From our friends at Capital Fringe...

Capital Fringe Festival Starts This Week July 14-17 & 21-24 in Georgetown DC

The Fringe Festival is back! Fringe has partnered with the Georgetown BID, Jamestown LP, and Citizen M to host a culturally valued event in the Georgetown neighborhood that is accessible, fun, and delivers attainable space and unjuried earning opportunities for performing artists. Tickets for the Capital Fringe Festival are on sale and are $15 for each performance!

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Thor: Love and Thunder Movie Review

Natalie Portman & Chris Hemsworth (r) star in Thor: Love and Thunder

Better Late Than Not at All

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: "Thor: Love and Thunder" finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he's ever faced - a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the god Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who - to Thor's surprise - inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher's vengeance and stop him before it's too late. Directed by Taika Waititi.