Metrograph Theater

The Metrograph Exhumes Stephen King Films for New October Scarefest

Posted October 12, 2017 at 5:08 am

Stephen King fans are in for a real treat this month. If floating through the recent rendition of It: Chapter One wasn’t enough to satiate the fear palate, well, fear not. The bard of horror who has kept us up walking the floors at night is returning to the silver screen once again. Locally. The Metrograph […]

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It’s Still Not Looking Good for the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on East Houston

Posted December 12, 2016 at 5:04 am

There are rumblings around the potential sale of the Landmark Sunshine Cinema once again. As we’ve mentioned in the past, the historic theater at 139-143 East Houston has been shopped around for well over a year. And now, with the Metrograph Theater capping the other end of the neighborhood, it doesn’t look particularly encouraging for a lease renewal. […]

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The Metrograph Commissary Now Serving Breakfast and Lunch

Posted December 7, 2016 at 5:10 am

The Metrograph Theater’s Commissary is quickly expanding its operations. The eatery, “inspired by the studio backlot eateries from Hollywood’s golden age,” debuted this past May, and now offers a weekday breakfast and lunch menu, from 9am-4pm. The restaurant has also recently introduced The Writer’s Menu, “a collection of small plates designed so you can eat with one hand… while […]

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Here’s Your Chance to See Michael Cera on Ludlow Street

Last modified August 18, 2016 at 10:46 am

Fans of Michael Cera, it’s your time. The actor is scheduled to make an appearance at the Metrograph theater tonight, just before a screening of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World at 7:30pm. He’ll be introducing the “modern cult classic” to the small audience on Ludlow Street. The screening of Scott Pilgrim caps the weeklong film […]

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Chinatown Fair Arcade Doc Nabs Weeklong Residency at Metrograph Theater

Posted August 12, 2016 at 5:00 am

Get that sack of quarters ready… Ten months after its premiere at the IFC Center, the indie film about the classic Chinatown Fair Arcade is coming home. To Chinatown, that is. The flick has a weeklong residency at the Metrograph theater on Ludlow Street, beginning tonight. The Lost Arcade dabbles in “technostalgia,” and has been in the works […]

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‘Summer Movies in Seward Park’ Launches Tonight with ‘Wizard of Oz’

Posted July 12, 2016 at 10:17 am

In a further effort to heighten its citywide profile, the Seward Park Conservancy recently announced a movies-in-the-park program for the remainder of summer. “Summer Movies in Seward Park,” as it’s called, kicks off tonight with a screening of The Wizard of Oz. The nascent film series is presented in conjunction with the Lower East Side’s newest […]

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The Metrograph is Screening Radiohead’s New Music Video in 35mm Before its Films this Week

Last modified May 9, 2016 at 2:17 pm

Radiohead is pulling out the stops for its ninth studio record, named A Moon Shaped Pool. Having unveiled two teaser singles in the last week – “Burn the Witch” and “Daydreaming” – the rollout was definitely wrought with cliffhangers. (It’s now available for digital download and streaming, excluding Spotify.) The band also released a companion longform music […]

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Metrograph Theater Lifts the Curtain on The Commissary

Posted May 6, 2016 at 9:23 am

In the inimitable words of Beetlejuice, it’s showtime. The two-month-old Metrograph theater, co-founded by boutique owner Alexander Olch, finally lifted the curtain on its complementary restaurant, The Commissary. It opened for business at 7 Ludlow Street last night. Spread across both the ground floor and mezzanine, the nightlife concept is a nod to the golden age […]

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Metrograph Theater on Ludlow Street Inaugurated in True Chinatown Fashion [PHOTOS]

Posted March 7, 2016 at 9:37 am

Lights. Camera. Action. While the private party courted the indie film industry two nights earlier (Dustin Hoffman, Jim Jarmusch, John Waters), the duplex Metrograph arthouse on Ludlow Street co-founded by Alexander Olch officially raised the curtain to the public Friday. Inaugurated in true Chinatown fashion with fanfare and a proper dragon dance in the lobby (for luck […]

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Metrograph Theater Ticketing Goes Live Today Ahead of Friday Opening

Posted February 29, 2016 at 5:12 am

Extra, extra. Read all about it. Metrograph Theater on Ludlow Street is but a few days from debut. After a few weeks of private previews, curtains will rise on Friday. Ticketing for the new duplex arthouse – the vision of local boutique owner Alexander Olch – goes live today. The first movies to play here […]

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