Best of Boston

Best Cinema, Independent

1996 Best Cinema

Kendall Square Cinema

Cambridge
An award-winning design, coupled with a great sound system and a short-person-friendly seating arrangement-plus free parking!—make this new theater a moviegoer's delight. Then there's the [...] read more»
1995 Best Cinema, Food

General Cinemas Framingham 14

Framingham
So it's hardly gourmet fare, but at least at this new suburban megaplex you can get a cup of Starbucks coffee and a slice of [...] read more»
1995 Best Cinema, Seat

Front row, second section at the Sony Harvard Square Theater

Cambridge
Separated by an aisle from the eyeball-burning section, these choice seats are elevated to give you a great view and plenty of room. read more»
1993 Best Cinema

The Arlington Capital Theater

Arlington
You won't pay more than four buckaroonis to see a movie in this cute cinema house, and the snack bar offers espresso, ice cream, and [...] read more»
1989 Best Cinema

The Somerville Theater

Somerville
Good movies in a good house. That's why folks are demonstrating to save it. Long may it endure. read more»
1986 Best Cinema

Nickelodeon

Also has the best concession stand. But with its sale to USA Cinema, we've got our fingers crossed about the Nick's future. read more»
1985 Best Cinema

The Nickelodeon

Still has the best programming, too. read more»
1984 Best Cinema

Nickelodeon

Boston
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1983 Best Cinema

Wellesley Community Playhouse

Wellesley
First-rate projection and sound, and a screen that hasn't been shrunk to postage-stamp size. read more»
1982 Best Cinema

Sack Charles 1

Boston
Big screen, unobstructed view. Not to be confused with 2 and 3 downstairs. read more»
1981 Best Cinema, Repertory

Coolidge Corner Theater

Brookline
Very intelligent recycling of cults and classics in an attractive movie house. read more»
1981 Best Cinema, First-Run

Sack Charles 1

Boston
Big screen, comfortable seats. Not to be confused with Cinemas 2 and 3 at the same location. read more»
1981 Best Cinema, Art-Film

Nickelodeon

Boston
Keeping alive the tradition of Boston as a town to break major foreign films. read more»
1980 Best Cinema, Repertory

Coolidge Corner

Brookline
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1980 Best Cinema, First-Run, Boston

Sack Charles

Boston
Nice lobby, best film selection of the in-town Sack chain. read more»