Rhino Bar is hosting a Philip Seymour Hoffman marathon

February 4, 2014

Rhino Bar is best known for cheap drinks and big TVs, but on Sunday, the Georgetown sports bar will memorialize actor Philip Seymour Hoffman with a movie marathon.


Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Capote," which will screen at Rhino Bar on Sunday. (AP Photo/Attila Doroy, Sony Pictures Classics)

Starting at 11 a.m., avowed Hoffman fan and bartender Nick Bernel will be screening a selection of the Oscar winner's movies. He expects to have a schedule finalized later this week, but he's already amassed quite a selection: "Almost Famous," "The Big Lebowski," "Along Came Polly," "Charlie Wilson's War," "Doubt," "Capote" and "Twister." Stay tuned Thursday or Friday for the full list.

Update: The full schedule has been announced.

11:30-Noon: A Philip Seymour Hoffman Highlight Reel (It contains clips from a number of movies that aren't listed below)

Noon-1:30: "Charlie Wilson's War"

1:30-3:30: "The Savages" or "The Master" (crowd choice)

3:30-4: PSH Hightlight Reel, Take II

4-6: "Capote"

6-8: "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" or "Pirate Radio" (crowd choice)

8-8:30: PSH Highlight Reel, Take III

Rhino Bar, 3295 M St. NW. 202-333-3150.

Washington-area native Stephanie Merry covers movies, theater and art for Weekend and the Going Out Guide. She’s also the section’s de facto expert on yoga, gluten-free dining and bicycle commuting.
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Lavanya Ramanathan · February 4, 2014

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