OGT Spotlight

OGT Spotlight

OGT Spotlight
By greenbelttheatre / 04/23/2019

Tammy Hurley: Why I’m a Part of OGT

By Tammy Hurley, OGT Volunteer Concessions Team Leader I knew about the theater before I moved to Greenbelt in 2016.  I had no idea of its background or it being non-profit. I did know it showed the kind of movies I was interested in seeing, which was really good enough for me. When I moved […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 04/16/2019

“Watching a Movie” and “Going to the Movies” Are Different Animals

Watching a movie… on your phone, iPad, or other personal screen means privacy, control, independence.  You can press stop, pause, or play, rewind or fast forward. You can adjust the volume and brightness, or add captions.  You can watch anytime of day or night, anywhere you like. You can be alone, or sitting next to […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 04/15/2019

Independent Movie Theaters are the Stuff Community is Made Of

By Kelly McLaughlin, OGT Director of Marketing & Development I’ve always loved movies. I come by it almost genetically. My father taught film production at various universities during my childhood, and I grew up on a steady diet of indie, niche, and foreign films: The Last Unicorn and The Point being probably the two most […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 04/08/2019

Shining a Spotlight on “Flickering Treasures”

Movie fans and movie theatre fans who haven’t already seen it will not want to miss the beautifully structured exhibit, Flickering Treasures, on view at the National Building Museum through October of this year.  The exhibit, created by photo-journalist Amy Davis, traces the social and architectural history of Baltimore’s lost and restored old movie theatres, […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 04/05/2019

Volunteer of the First Quarter: Stacia Woycheck

OGT is happy to announce our VIP Volunteer for the First Quarter of the year is Stacia Woycheck. Stacia joined our OGT volunteer team this January, and she’s jumped in with both feet. You’ll see her sunny smile at concessions, and we hope you’ve had the pleasure of reading some of her contributions to our […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 03/25/2019

THE WOMEN: It’s All About Men…Or is it?

By OGT Blog Squad Member Stacia Woycheck The OGT Monday Matinee on April 1 is The Women (1939), starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell and is directed by George Cukor. The flick features the work of screenwriter, Anita Loos, of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes fame and is based on the play by Clare Booth Luce. […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 03/06/2019

Foreign Films: Good for the Brain & the Heart

By OGT Blog Squad Member Elizabeth Knutson If you enjoy foreign films and languages, subtitles are familiar territory. If you don’t understand the foreign language of the film, you can simply absorb it as atmosphere while reading the English language subtitles. If you do understand the foreign language, you might go back and forth, listening […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 03/01/2019

More than just Bette Davis eyes

By OGT Blog Squad Member Stacia Woycheck The Old Greenbelt Theater features Monday Matinees, a free classic movie the first Monday of each month. This Monday, March 4 at 1pm, Of Human Bondage will be shown, starring Bette Davis and Leslie Howard. Since we are just one week past the 2019 Academy Awards, it seems appropriate […]

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By greenbelttheatre / 02/28/2019

Why I wanted BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY to win Best Picture.

By OGT Blog Squad Member Stacia Woycheck What makes a film Oscar worthy? I see films to be entertained, to learn and (being honest) to  escape from my reality. For me an Oscar worthy film hits me in my core, perhaps it creates sadness or elation and hopefully it plays deeply on a range of emotions, […]

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