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“just plain fun!”
Review of The Magic Lantern

The Magic Lantern
Ranked #1 of 3 Fun & Games in Bridgton
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

A fun old-time theatre with up-to-date films and great balcony seats for adults! prices for show and food are fair and keep me going back!

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Reviewed 8 April 2012

Forget the big chain movie theaters! The Magic Lantern is the only place for me. When they had to tear down the old building, I thought the old time charm would be lost, but they managed to maintain it, right down to the player piano in the parlor, the pub with the most comfortable rolling chairs I've ever sat on, and the three movie theaters, each with their own personal charm. They occasionally show movies on the big screen in the pub, and have even had live stage shows with local talent. There is a balcony section for over 21 only, and they even allow some limited pub food and drink into the theaters, not just popcorn and candy. The only drawback; they occasionally don't update their phone messages so if you call to find out what movies are playing, you might get misinformation. But their web site is usually accurate, so you can check there. Plenty of parking, very clean atmosphere and friendly staff...a charming home-town theater. We're lucky to have this in our little town!

Thank Laurielala
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Reviewed 11 February 2012

Very comfy seats, with lots of food choices. I would go more if it wasn't so far away.

Thank IamSamSamIam
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Reviewed 5 January 2012

If you're over 21, sit in the balcony. Rocking seats!

Thank psusuz
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Reviewed 22 December 2011

Love the seating in the new theaters. Balcony is a wonderful treat with slightly rocking chairs for the adults. Sorry kids must be 21 to sit up there.
Wished they did something different to the front of the building. Looking at it from main street it is really uninspiring and disappointing. Inside is nicely decorated and fun to visit. Prices are pretty reasonable too.

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