For fans of the Oscars, the wait is almost over.
But there are great movies to be seen for free in the D.C. area this week. They just came out a few years — or in some cases, several decades — ago.
In these final few days of 2013, the libraries and museums that show free movies around town appear ready to turn the page on a new year.
‘Twas the week around Christmas, and all through D.C.; a full schedule of movies, all of them free!
While the box office may be in short supply of festive films, local museums, libraries and theaters have holiday movies galore.
It’s a Dark World as far as new movies are concerned this weekend. Thor is expected to dominate the competition once again, so if you’ve already seen the God of Thunder in action, this may be a great week to check out a free movie in the DMV.
The movie adaptation of Ender’s Game finally arrives in theaters this weekend, and hordes of fans who grew up on Orson Scott Card’s tale of a little boy with potentially world-saving video game skills will be crowding the multiplex. You could fight for a seat, or you could beat the crowds and see a wide array of free movies this week, some based on other best-selling books, others just silly comedies. A few movies from Hollywood’s Golden Age are screening as well.
What’s your favorite scary movie of all time? With Halloween just a few days away, chances may be pretty good that one of your favorite spooky cinematic experiences is playing for free in DC this week.
Don’t go blue in the face paying to see “Smurfs 2″ this weekend. There are movies geared towards young and old playing for free in a theater near you.
It’s the first weekend of spring, and the tourists are beginning to descend on the nation’s capital for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Another, lesser-known tourist option is blooming in DC, too: the free movies you can check out year-round in Washington’s museums.