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UPDATED Nov. 24: Cinema fans can easily find out what films are showing at the nearly century-old Capitol Theatre, 204 Mass. Ave. in East Arlington. According to the website, on view as of Friday, Nov. 24, were "Trolls Band Together," "Wish," "Napoleon," "The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes," "The Marvels" and "Disasterpiece Theater." 

Film fans can check the website at any time for screening times and other information. According to general manager Jamie Mattchen, new movies at the theatre generally premiere on Fridays, with occasional Thursday or Wednesday evening screenings in the event of a holiday. New schedules for upcoming showings are routinely posted to the site Tuesday evenings, with some larger films advertised in advance for early ticket purchasing.

In other movie news, the Capitol Theatre has launched a membership program for frequent movie-goers in town. Those interested in signing up can learn more about the expected benefits awarded to members, including deals like discounted tickets and concession items, here >> 

Those parents with young children may wish to know about the ongoing noon Monday "baby matinee" with conditions designed for the comfort of caregivers and their small charges. And residents of all ages may want to be aware of the Capitol Creamery ice-cream parlor.

This news announcement was updated most recently on Nov. 24, 2023.