On the Road: The Aut-O-Rama Twin Drive-In Theatre

Furious 7 may boast an $190 million budget and a billion dollars in worldwide box office receipts, but it’s still essentially a drive-in B-movie sold on car chases and girls, fistfights and explosions. In other words, Furious 7 was the perfect film to experience at North Ridgeville, Ohio’s Aut-O-Rama Twin Drive-In Theatre – an outdoor movie palace whose mammoth second screen looms over a highway dotted with red tail lights receding into the summer night.

Dating back to 1965, the theatre is in the midst of its 50th season – all under the ownership of the same family. Located near Cleveland, Ohio, the Aut-O-Rama plays two sets of double-features every night of the week during the drive-in season of Memorial Day-to-Labor Day. Continue Reading ›

On the Road: See Chewbacca’s head and Walter White’s underwear at the Museum of the Moving Image

 

The Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York contains more than 1,400 artifacts from the history of motion pictures – everything from silent film-era cameras to Star Trek happy meal boxes. (continue reading) Continue Reading ›