Every other month, The Grand Cinema hosts a special Science on Screen event, pairing a film with a scientific presentation. For our June 12 Science on Screen, we connected with Korean astronaut Soyeon Yi to present before the film Hidden Figures. Once we started promoting the program, the Tacoma Action Collective reached out, sharing that by not including African American women in our presentation, we were excluding and erasing their contributions. We realized we had made a serious mistake and that we must make a change. Here's how we worked with the Tacoma Action Collective to right this wrong:
On April 22 at 11 PM, your weekly late-night cinephile infusion, Weird Elephant at the Grand Cinema, brings you The Void. Read a full review from our intern, Chase.
It is a poetic irony that a film can be so visually stunning, powerfully written, wonderfully acted, masterfully directed, and at the same time hard to look at. Land of Mine achieves just that as it tells the story of young German POWs who are tasked with removing thousands of mines with nothing more than their bare hands.
Springtime is an interesting season for movies at The Grand. The hubbub of awards are over, no one is bashing you over the head with summer hits, and some memorable films get quietly released. These films tend to hold their own better than the average movie and have an often distinct, not-your-run-of-the-mill personality to boot.
Hi there. My name is James Blanchard, and I'd like to tell you what it's like working as a design intern at The Grand Cinema.
Review our top Oscar picks, choose your team, and get a chance to win some great Grand Cinema prizes!
If you have been to The Grand Cinema in the past week or two, you may have noticed some changes in our concessions. Read on to see what changes we're making to help make reduce our environmental impact.
Moonlight is nominated for eight Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Director, Best Original Music Score and Writing Adapted Screenplay, and Best Cinematography and Film Editing. It has also already won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Drama as well as a slew of other awards in 2016.
Read on to see what Grand house manager, Courtney has to say about this immersive drama.
We're delighted to see the Tacoma Film Festival showcased in the pages of MovieMaker's January issue.
Read on to see what visiting filmmaker and 25 New Faces honoree, Nicholas Pilarski had to say about his time screening his film and connecting with other artists and film industry professionals at the Tacoma Film Festival.
2016 was a watershed year for Weird Elephant at The Grand Cinema! Our monthly genre series drew hundreds of local horror/cult/weird film fans from far and wide. Read on to see what all you may have missed from this film series and related events.