Entertainment

Top Choice Cinema in Litchfield Hills

Bantam Cinema

Housed in a converted red barn on the shores of Lake Bantam, the oldest continuously operating movie theater in Connecticut is a real Litchfield experience. The well-curated screenings focus on independent and forei…
Top Choice Cinema in Dennis

Cape Cinema

On the grounds of the Cape Playhouse, this vintage movie theater shows foreign and independent films. It's a true art house: the entire ceiling is covered in an art-deco mural of the heavens painted by American real…
Cinema in Hartford

Real Art Ways

Contemporary media works find an outlet at this consistently offbeat and adventurous gallery/cinema/performance space/lounge. Sip wine or beer as you watch a hot documentary, listen to an all-female chamber-rock qui…
Cinema in Amherst

Amherst Cinema

Here's an independent, nonprofit theater that's in the process of installing solar panels to power the films. That's all good, but the real reason to come here is for the cutting-edge programming – classic films, fo…
Cinema in Weirs Beach

Weirs Drive-In

Opened in 1949 and in continual operation since then, this drive-in movie theater is a revered institution, showing summertime double features on four screens. The minimum charge per carload is $25, which covers thr…
Cinema in Brattleboro

Latchis Theater

The nicely restored, art-deco Latchis Building houses this theater, where you can see mainstream and indie films on four screens nightly, listen to live music (such as a string quartet) or catch Metropolitan Opera p…
Cinema in West End & North End

Mugar Omni Theater

For total IMAX immersion, check out the space-themed and natural-science-oriented flicks at the Museum of Science’s theater. A sweet sound system will have you believing you’re actually roving around Mars or being a…
Cinema in Downtown & Waterfront

Simons IMAX Theatre

At the New England Aquarium, this IMAX bad boy plays mostly educational 3D films on a six-story screen (the largest in New England). Many shows have an underwater theme, so you might find yourself swimming with trop…
Cinema in Cambridge

Brattle Theatre

The Brattle is a film lover’s cinema paradiso. Film noir, independent films and series that celebrate directors or periods are shown regularly in this renovated 1890 repertory theater. Some famous (or infamous) spec…
Cinema in Wellfleet

Wellfleet Drive-In

By night, park your car at the 1950s-era Wellfleet Drive-In, where everything except the feature flick is true to the era. Grab a bite to eat at the old-fashioned snack bar, hook the mono speaker over the car window…