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So much more than the sum of its parts

The people that already know the Film Theater already know the Film Theater but this was my first... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Great little cinema if a little too hot inside

Went with some friends to see the Northern Soul film. Was a lovely little cinema with reasonably... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2014
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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26 Oct 2018
“So much more than the sum of its parts”
6 Dec 2014
“Great little cinema if a little too hot inside”
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

The people that already know the Film Theater already know the Film Theater but this was my first time. What it lacks in large scale corporate gloss it more than makes up with friendliness and really helpful staff who obviously enjoy what they're doing judging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

Went with some friends to see the Northern Soul film. Was a lovely little cinema with reasonably priced drinks. Just found it to be a little warm and claustrophobic inside as it was full....didnt dare to go to the toilet as would have had to...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank boogieshoes08
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We've been watching films here for many years and it's always been a delight. No popcorn, no adverts, no extras - just the film you've chosen to see, with good projection and sound quality in very comfortable surroundings. A pre-film coffee or drink is reasonably...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank JohnC776615
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This is a much needed cultural meeting place.I have enjoyed many a good movie in this theatre.Should you arrive early enough you can have a drink at the bar or as I do an Irish Coffee. Great value for money,and if you are a student...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Shocked F
Reviewed 27 April 2014

It is right that the seats are a little uncomfortable but this is more than made up for by the atmosphere. The volunteers who run it are friendly and it has a very clubby atmosphere where everyone is made to feel welcome. I like the...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Freddie24_12
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Been three times now. Not a particularly good experience on a cold winter's night. The bar and foyer area is very cold and miserable and it took an eternity to actually get onto the car park through the drop down barriers! The volunteer staff are...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Kay M
Reviewed 4 November 2013

The Film Theatre is just wonderful. The range of films is brilliant. It's all run by volunteers. Good little bar. No trailers so just good films. Regular free showings of local history, vintage classics and student films. Cheap tickets for main showings. Friendly volunteers. Easy...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank atypicalpen
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We only found out about the film theatre as a friend volunteers here. We went to watch a film here which had been on general release at the main cinemas but had only shown for around a week before it was taken off. The cinema...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank nhdut15
Reviewed 29 July 2013

It's cheap, there's a bar, adjoining free carpark, near railway station and bus stops - and no trailers or adverts to sit through. Only drawback is that the seats aren't too comfortable but this is a minor inconvenience as the quality of films shown here...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank SueBrStoke_on_Trent
Reviewed 22 May 2013

This is how a cinema should be.... just like a miniature version of the old ABC in Hanley and with a varied selection of films you wouldn't ever get at the Odeon or Vue.

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