movie house

noun

US
: a building in which movies are shown : a movie theater

Examples of movie house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cinémathèque de Tanger Behind the great art deco façade is a cultural gathering place: a movie house showing new and classic films and an indoor-outdoor cafe. Chris Wallace, Travel + Leisure, 26 Apr. 2024 In Milwaukee, the city’s oldest movie house, the Downer, is reopening just in time for the Milwaukee Film Festival next week, joining the festival’s other cinema, the Oriental. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 4 Apr. 2024 Lee’s film, a production collaboration between famed movie house A24 and Apple TV+, with a theatrical release slated before streaming. Rivea Ruff, Essence, 10 Apr. 2024 However, in its latter years as a movie house, the theater shifted away from mainstream films and began showing pornographic movies. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 29 Jan. 2024 Most of these high schoolers work at the local movie house, which naturally will soon provide one site for lethal violence. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 20 Jan. 2024 The reopening of the 100-year old movie house is another sign that Los Angeles filmgoers are eager to support independent and classic film programming, particularly in historic venues. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 6 Nov. 2023 The Tower Theatre, the beloved 95-year-old movie house that anchors Salt Lake City’s 9th and 9th neighborhood, will remain closed for 2023, according to an update from the nonprofit Salt Lake Film Society. Palak Jayswal, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Aug. 2023 With the fall of the Paramount Consent Decrees in 2020, any US studio with the right capital could once again open its own movie house and have control over what’s played in it. Madeline Ashby, WIRED, 17 July 2023

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“Movie house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/movie%20house. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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