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Film Forum does two things really well. First, its programs offer cinematic experiences you won't see elsewhere. Lovingly curated and presented, it's a movie buff's mecca.
Second, it's an old-school (read pleasant) way to see a film. No nasty mall movie-box, the physical environment screams...More
The newly renovated theater complex that has
served New York’s cinema enthusiasts since 1970
has been fully refurbished, but without glitz of any
kind. Its lobby is attractively repainted but the
real improvement resides in the comfort level
of each theater’s seating. Larger, leather (or...More
The. Films one can see at Film Forum are often both engrossing and unique. However, in spite of redoing the several theatres in this multiplex, there seem to be many more patrons than room for them.
Perhaps this is because the management seems hopelessly disorganized....More
I am a great fun of Film Forum. Every time I go to New York for the day, from NJ, I see what is shown. I like ending my NY visit with a movie at FF. They have a great selection of old movies but...More
This was my first visit to the Film Forum, a site where one can view many interesting international and independent movies. I went to "Restless Creature", a movie about the ballet dancer Wendy Whelan. This was the only NYC venue showing the movie and a...More
This place has the best moves. But the theater seating floor is not angled enough and it draws the tallest people who always seem to be sitting in front of you. They all have great posture and generally forget to remove their large coats.
The Film Forum is an essential source of great movies -- many you simply can't see elsewhere. I number of my friends from outside NYC -- I used to be one of them -- planned their trips around programs being offered here.
We attend two...More
ok, so i like to hit the flicks at pretty much any opportunity.....and if you are anything like me you prefer the offbeat, the eclectic and the classics. this is the place. the ff is located on houston street and is easily accessible by subway....More
I know, I know... What kind of person takes kids to the film Forum to see a documentary about restoration of Bosch paintings? Apparently we do. Sorry other movie goers. Actually, it was fine. It was the grandparents idea of fun with the grand kids....More