New York is the place to be for all the latest movies in Hollywood. Tourists with a particular interest in films should make a point to allot a few hours to catch a movie in some of the premium New York cinemas.
Landmark Sunshine Cinema
Houston St. betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.,
Build in 1898, the Landmark Sunshine cinema is the prime spot for independent movies. It has five auditoriums, three of which has a stadium-style seating and state-of-the art sound technology. To complete its features, the cinema has the Gourmet Concessions which showcases a full Espresso bar along with locally baked cookies and pastries.
A vaudeville house for five decades, the newly-restored theater also has a Japanese rock garden and viewing bridge offering a unique view of the city.
Ticket prices go about $12.5 for adults, $9 for seniors, and $9 for children under 12 years old.
IMAX Theatre- American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
One of the best cinemas in New York, the IMAX Theater in the American Museum of Natural History boasts of a state-the-art facility, showcasing 40ft-high and 60ft-wide screen and premium-quality digital sound system. Its film showings take place every half an hour, starting from 10:30am to 4:30pm.
Ticket price for adults is $16, for senior it’s $12 and children under 12 for $9.
AMC Empire 25
42nd Street Between 7th and 8th Avenues
With 25 screens on its 11 floors, the AMC Empire 25 is probably one of the biggest theaters in the city. It has a large food court to dine in for those who plan to spend the whole day at the movies. And for those who want some total convenience, you can also reserve tickets online for a line-free movie experience.
Ticket prices range from $9.5 to $13.
Angelika Film Center New York
18 West Houston at Mercer Street
Situated at the heart of SoHo, Angelika is also the heart of independent film exhibition in New York. Showing only the finest independent films on its six screens for over a decade, Angelika Film Center has already become a cultural institution in the city. Its lobby, through the Angelika Café, served as a constant rendezvous for many film lovers.
Tickets are priced at $13 and $9 for adults, seniors and children under 12, respectively.
New York cinemas will give you a movie experience like no other. Whether you’re a film buff or not, catching a good flick in the city is worth every cent.