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UPDATE: The Oscars are over, but it's not too late to catch all of the big winners on the silver screen. This story was originally published on February 6.
With the Academy Awards only 18 days away (who's counting?), you're running out of excuses not to see the season's best nominated flicks. And don't even think about complaining about figuring out what's playing where — when it comes to the optimal viewing experience, we've already got you covered.
Sure, New York and L.A. rule the cinema-city roosts, but the District has its fair share of excellent places to catch a film, with left-of-center theaters showing indie first-runs and quirky old-school favorites. Bonus: Where there's an inventive screening schedule, there’s usually a really awesome concession stand (and enough quality popcorn to fill FedEx Field). Click through for our insider’s guide to the best places to watch a movie in the DMV, plus the special perks that make each place totally unique. Oscar-worthy, even.
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