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UPDATED May 22: Cinema fans can easily find out what films are showing at the Capitol Theatre, in East Arlington. For instance, its website says that on view Monday, May 20, were the films "The Fall Guy," "Wicked Little Letters," "If," "Back to Black" and "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes."

However, the schedule often will change, so viewing this website page and putting the desired date into the dialogue box, or calling ahead, is advised: 781-648-4340.

Film fans can check the website any time for screening times and other information. General manager Jamie Mattchen says new movies at the theater 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.

The Capitol, at  204 Mass. Ave., has a membership program for frequent moviegoers; those interested can learn more about the expected benefits awarded to members, including deals such as discounted tickets and concession items, here >> 

Those caring for 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 standing news announcement based on information from the Capitol Theatre was updated most recently on May 22, 2024.