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Address: 135 E Seneca St, Manlius, NY 13104-1833
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+1 315-682-9817
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Film Selections and Personal Touch--Great Combo!

The fact that the proprietor introduces each film to the assembled audience says a lot about the personal touch not found anywhere else. In addition, his discriminating taste in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
M M
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Arlington, Virginia
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fact that the proprietor introduces each film to the assembled audience says a lot about the personal touch not found anywhere else. In addition, his discriminating taste in booking movies can be trusted--the films are unfailingly high quality and thought-provoking. This 99-year-old venue isn't luxurious, but it's comfortable enough--and a bargain for such a quality experience.

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Fayetteville, New York, United States
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I often go to the Manlius Art Cinema. Movies shown there are consistently "interesting, artful, and often not shown at other local venues." Before each showing the owner gives a brief overview/commentary of the film. He's obviously passionate and informed about cinema. Physically, the theater is relatively small, long and narrow. Decor is pragmatic, and the setting basic and functional.... More 

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East Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great movies, priced right, snacks and safe. They bring in all the great movies and wonderful foreign movies! If you find the seats uncomfortable bring a pillow. It is so worth going to the Manlius Cinema and there are great restaurants all around there! Get there early for good parking.

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Manlius, New York
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This theater is old and small. The seats are lumpy, musty, and need a paint job. The toilets are freezing cold. BUT I enjoy going there because the films are great and I've never seen one I didn't like, even though I was unfamiliar with most before I saw the film. The owner gives a little verbal "coming attractions" and... More 

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Thank Darlene E
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A nice little cinema for artsy films not seen in the larger venues, lets call it a rustic setting. I think the seats are original, sound system not state of the art - all part of the charm

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Thank michaelbQ168AO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This art cinema in the small town of Manlius is a hidden gem. It has updated excellent films which often beat the screening at large cinemas. The sound system and screen has been updated. The seats have been reupholstered although the outsides have not been repainted. This is a wonderful cinema in the heart of Manlius that I love to... More 

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Manlius, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Want a cushy, wide, reclining leather seat with cup holders & the same commercial films shown in the chain movie theaters? You won't find it here. Instead you will find a nearly 100 year old movie house with up to date technology, intimate in size, presenting well curated, high quality films personally chosen & introduced with backstories by Nat, one... More 

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Manlius, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

How many of you reading this review live in a village or small town that has a movie theater? Not many I suspect. We are lucky in Manlius to have a small arts theater dedicated to presenting quality films, and other media attractions. This small arts theater is an "antique in this day and age of multiplex and Imax and... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Hate parking, walking and pushing your way through the crowds at the mall theater? This is a great alternative to all the noise and bustle of destiny's cinemas. It isn't fancy, but it is a nice place to catch a film.

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Manlius, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

This movie theater is right in the center of the village of Manlius, NY. The theater looks like it hasn't changed a bit since the early days of films. They have the old fashioned concession stand with popcorn and candy like the old days. Before starting the movie, the owner walks to the front of the theater and explains to... More 

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