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  • n. A cinema or movie theater


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  • In a slightly less compelling subplot, Dwight's boss, Lt. Tanya Rice (Alfre Woodard, who's being put to better use this season), investigated a suspicious fire at an historic Memphis moviehouse owned by a couple of Elvis memorabilia collectors ('80s movie stars Michael Pare and Chelsea Field).

    Cheers & Jeers: Memphis Beat — Don't Be Cruel!

  • Support your local indy moviehouse if you have one. wayne cant say no to tron

    3D Ticket Prices Are on the Rise, Effective This Weekend | /Film

  •  Sometimes I lie in bed thinking about Louise and Richard sitting dark and cold in the moviehouse watching movies and I hope that Louise took a sweater with her because it always gets cold.

    The Only Still Thing

  • Yelling "Fire!" in a crowded moviehouse, for example.

    Artcrimes, or: This is NOT OK

  • The last great movie I saw in a moviehouse was "Kick-Ass."

    What's that I smell? I think it's this summer's movies

  • The Rolling Stones had decreed that a truck full of equipment and an engineer be on hand in each moviehouse to get the sound right — and play it at the proper high volume.

    . . . And in a Later, Long-Lost Film

  • Then, having resolved on her last birthday to complete every task she began, she returned to the moviehouse and watched the ending of Starship Eros.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • Shattering Big Brother's screen of deception is just the first step, but like opening the door in our moviehouse prison, it lets in the glare of truth, which kills the illusion of reality we've been suckered into believing, and illuminates the projection booth, where old Oz is busy toying with the levers of power.

    Short Story: "Striking the Set Piece" (12th in a series)

  • In this second trailer, we see a lot more of the greater story, which at least in part involves a plot to blow up a moviehouse full of top-ranked Nazis.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I always enjoy watching people in movies watch movies my favorite is still "Amelie", and seeing the joy and recognition on Depp's face as he's watching Clark Gable in "Manhattan Melodrama" are a delight, as is an earlier moviehouse scene in which Dillinger and his gang watch a newsreel about themselves.

    The poor man just wanted to go to the movies, or a review of "Public Enemies"


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