. . . caught a recent favorite flick in a relaxed atmosphere. You won't catch the latest releases right away, but if you're pining for an inexpensive night to chill out with a big-screen movie and some brew and pub grub, the Cinema 'n' Drafthouse fits the bill. The loungelike atmosphere is perfect for a group of friends to catch that second-run release, such as "Garden State," one of this week's offerings.
The Cinema 'n' Drafthouse is at 2903 Columbia Pike in Arlington, near Walter Reed Drive. Most shows are in the late afternoons and evenings. For more information and show listings, call 703-486-2345. Because alcohol is served, patrons must be older than 21 or accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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