It’s become increasingly popular in recent years for theaters to show Oscar-nominated films for Best Picture just before each year’s Academy Awards ceremony. Tacoma’s Grand Cinema has made a habit of doing that.
For the past seven years national chain AMC Theatres has held a Best Picture Showcase. They are doing it again this year at their theater in Lakewood. All nine Best Picture nominees will be screened (in two groups) on Feb. 16 and 23.
I get antsy in a double feature so I’m skipping this event. But if you can sit in a theater for …