hollywood reborn

So it looks as though the Hollywood Theater in Dormont is almost ready to re-open. Unfortunately, the first movie they're showing is going to be Dreamgirls, it seems, and I would rather stare at my bare foot for two hours. However, I understand that the owner of Incredibly Strange Video may be doing some late night stuff with the theater, which is encouraging. I used to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show here and it had a good following. Would love to see more than second-run movies, but no matter what, I'm glad to see the theater re-open. Can't wait to see inside.

 

*UPDATE: The theater's marquee now reads "Opening March 30".

 

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The way it was

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  • Heroic Burnout 8y

    Great use of shadow. Instant fave !
  • David Kent 8y

    they should also show some porn, seeing as we just lost the garden.
  • Desolate Places 8y

    I request THE GOONIES!
  • McShooter 8y

    I like your work. Great shadows in this!
  • Eric Petersen 8y

    wow they didn't tear it down for condos
  • Kimberly Reed 8y

    mmmm...porn.
  • ~btezra~ 8y

    great minds think alike
    {david - kim}
  • Shawn Wall 8y

    oh wow. that is great.
  • macwagen 8y

    Karla: Yes, I do. In fact, I remember seeing "E.T." there.
  • Todd 8y

    First time I saw Rocky Horror was at this theater. If Incredibly Strange is involved, there's hope.
  • john 8y

    hey, anytime a darkened theater returns to light, it's a good thing. let's all go to the next movie after dreamgirls.
  • 5cats4carol 8y

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  • joey kennedy 8y

    Wow, ET! That was 82!
  • macwagen 8y

    blindspot: I'm down for that!

    PS: Just drove by again this morning and the marquee reads: "Opening March 30"
  • Mindy Hertzon 8y

    I hope you are able to go to the dog park soon.
    I took Morrie to the "DP" last Sunday and he had a great time.
    He has more energy than ever and doesn't even seem tired after running around there all day! LOL!
  • nikky 8y

    i want to see smokin aces in this theatre
  • stardustiggy 8y

    Re-opening the Hollywood is such great news, I grew up in this neck of the woods and felt sad when I saw it was closed. I saw Rocky Horror here for the first time, also That was way back in the late 70's, I think. Nobody ever sees that movie just once, huh? Maybe they'll bring it back for the next generation. Wouldn't that be cool?
    BTW, you did a nice job cleaning my Nikon sensor last week, Dan. Thanks for showing how to do it. You're very cool!
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