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2017 BEST Movie Theater, West

Showcase SuperLux

Chestnut Hill

Where else can you summon pan-seared scallops and a Manhattan with the push of a button on your plush recliner, all while watching the latest Hollywood blockbuster? Showcase SuperLux has elevated theatergoing to a Zen experience, with a legit dinner… read more»

2017 BEST Movie Theater, South

Mill Wharf Cinema


Remember the days when a trip to the movies was as simple as deciding whether you wanted buttered or plain popcorn? That’s still the case at this waterfront theater, where there’s plenty of hometown charm, in the form of free… read more»

2017 BEST Movie Theater, North



This indie movie theater has been a community favorite for years, with live music, film festivals, and art shows bolstering its new and classic big-screen offerings. While it’s homegrown, it’s hardly old-fashioned, with a coffee bar on offer from the… read more»

2016 BEST Movie Theater, West

Lexington Venue


In a world of plush megaplexes with cushy seats and cocktails, there’s still room for classic cinemas like Lexington Venue, with its healthy mix of indie flicks and new releases. Screen your movie of choice, then stroll to Rancatore’s for… read more»

2016 BEST Movie Theater, South

Loring Hall Cinema


No modern frills at this decades-old theater, just good old-fashioned movie-going fun. A spot in the balcony will give you the stadium height you’re used to in more-modern auditoriums, but with a bonus taste of nostalgia. read more»

2016 BEST Movie Theater, North

Showcase Cinema De Lux


Reclining leather seats that are roomy enough to avoid kicking or being kicked, in-seat finer dining (with wine!), and 4-D theaters that let audiences move, shake, and smell along with the film—this De Lux lives up to its name. That… read more»