Published Feb 22, 2016
Foreign films, indie movies, or maybe its just the popcorn. What's your favorite cinema?
"This theatre is not only a landmark, but the inside lobby is now a museum in the honor of great Hollywood films from..."
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"…This theatre is not only a landmark, but the inside lobby is now a museum in the honor of great Hollywood films from past to present. Even if you don'…"
"…I moved to S.F. in January 1980 and already knew about the Castro from friends. Fell in love with the theatre decor immediately. I am not usually a …"
"…The building is beautiful. The seats are comfortable. The projectors as lit well enough and the sound is always great (unlike many other theaters whic…"
"…Big venue, plenty of seats in main showing room, family feeling, plus several smaller rooms as well.…"
"…In addition to being able to actually eat and drink REAL food and wine, the seats are comfortable, they host SF's incomparable SF International Film F…"
"…The Stanford Theatre plays movies from Hollywood's Golden Age. It is so much better to see these films on the big screen in a theater than to watch t…"
"…Commuted from the East Bay valley for the last special Creature Features event and can't recall when we had a better time at the flicks! Attendees an…"
"…They have a raucous screening of The Room every third Saturday of the month. That alone sets it apart from any other theatre in the Bay.…"
"…i have been touring with my collection of short bike movies for 3 years. Due to the stranglehold most distribution companies have just getting a theat…"
"…My all-time favorite theatre!…"
"…Great movies, great events for members of the Institute, spectacularly stunning renovated interiors, classy all the way (bathrooms need fixing though.…"
"…State of the art technology used in presenting current releases and other special events within a vintage period theater atmosphere. Staff is wonderfu…"
"…Great neighborhood cinema and thoughtful programming choices. We need them to stay as a part of the film community fabric of San Francisco.…"
"…Not too salty popcorn, frozen Mint Junior's, always the latest films that I'm interested in seeing, they bring films back as well!…"
"…Been going there all my life. Wish more people would show up for classic movie night…"
"…This is truly the coolest Indie cinema, this place has a great wine selection, beer selection as well as on tap. great clean atmosphere, they show sp…"
"…An excellent place to see independent films, with lots of tasty food nearby.…"
"…I go to a lot of independent theaters and movies in the BA - since I was a young girl in middle school playing hookie to watch a film that was in town…"
"…Big old decco palace with attached multiplex and bar/restaurant! They show sporting events like super bowl world cup warrriors playoff gsmes America's…"
"…Rescued from the obscurity of its previous life as a furniture warehouse, this theatre was resurrected by the City of El Cerrito. They serve very goo…"
"…Unable to head out to San Francisco for good indies the minute they come out, CineArts is the next best option. They have fantastic movies usually a …"
"…Aesthetically speaking, there are other theaters I would put above this, but this is where I go to see movies/documentaries that I can't see at other …"
"…I absolutely adore this place. The food is amazing, the ambiance is rustic and just right for the movies they play on the wall. GET DOWN HERE!…"
"…We just spent the other evening at this theatre to see The Kings Speech - this is the greatest theatre! Beautifully preserved in old Hollywood style -…"
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