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“Time capsule”

Silver Screen Cinema
Ranked #2 of 11 Fun & Games in Folkestone
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

I'm morally torn about this Folkestone cinema because on the one hand I want to support this quirky and unusual classic cinema and keep it going, but on the other hand I resent having to pay top price for a decent seat on the balcony and for a second-rate sound system.
But having said that, it has real character and charm. It is well-supported on Silver Screen Cinema Club days, (Thursday mornings) when members can enjoy a special reduced-entry fee to see a quality film with a free cuppa and biscuits.
On the downside, the cinema tends to keep the outer doors locked until nearer showing times, so on chilly days there is nowhere warm to stand while queuing. Access is also difficult for some as there are many flights of stairs to climb, although there is a chair lift for the disabled.

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Reviewed 20 January 2013

The Silver Screen Cinema in Folkestone is reasonably priced, you need to pay extra however if you want a decent seat on a balcony. The Cinema is rarely busy so you can sit where you want. I do however much prefer spending that little bit more to have a better experience in sound quality as well as the general atmosphere by going to Cineworld Ashford instead. Furthermore I find that the average viewing position at Folkestone is very uncomfortable because when the film has finishes you find you have a stiff neck (Not desirable!)
To sum up I would say that it's a very average cinema that needs updating and I would only visit this cinema on a very tight budget. If you are used to a better viewing experience (That comes with a higher price) then visit elsewhere.

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