addition to the commercial theaters listed below, look for
festivals, film series at area colleges, screenings of film
shorts at various regional venues, and screenings of second-run
features, cult flicks and classic films at Proctor’s Theatre
in Schenectady (346-6204), TSL Warehouse in Hudson (822-8448)
and the Saratoga Film Forum in Saratoga Springs (584-FILM).
Dinner and Movie
190 Glen St., Glens Falls, 792-8181. A unique combination
of five-star food and two screens of fine film.
289 River St., Troy, 274-6676. The area’s only adult-movie
Main Street, Chatham, 392-3331. Second-run theater and home
of the annual FilmColumbia festival.
Crossgates Cinema 18
Crossgates Mall, 456-0775. The Godzilla of Capital Region
movie theaters features a whopping 18 screens, arena-style
seating and late-night showtimes on weekends.
Crossgates Cinema 12
Crossgates Mall, 456-0775. An auxiliary to the mall’s 18-screen
megaplex, this theater offers aging first-run films and occasional
premiere engagements of limited-release movies.
Aviation Mall, Queensbury, 793-3332
CCM Cinemas 6
Clifton Park Center, Clifton Park, 371-2000
East Greenbush Cinema 8
Troy Road, Rensselaer, 283-8990
Hoyts Latham Circle Cinema 10
Latham Circle Mall, 786-6949
Route 9 Cinema 5
Lake George Road, Queensbury, 793-5233
Wilton Mall Cinema 8
Wilton Mall (Route 50), Wilton, 587-0400. First-run movie
Jean’s Madison Theatre
1036 Madison Ave., Albany, 489-5431. A five-screen, first-run
cinema featuring midnight shows.
Theatre & Grille
86 Congress St., Saratoga Springs, 587-3456. Features second-run
films, cult staples and timeless classics while serving up
fresh-baked goodies at restaurant-like booths and tables.
117 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, 346-5055. An old-fashioned theater
showing second-run flicks.
Rotterdam Square 6
Campbell Road, Rotterdam, 374-2403. First-run movies.
290 Delaware Ave., Albany, 449-8995. Seven screens of first-run
art films and big Hollywood releases, plus occasional film
festivals and the hands-down best snack bar in the area.
(70 Railroad St., Great Barrington, Mass., 413-528-8885).
An arthouse multiplex in Massachusetts’ Berkshire County.
look for video rentals in larger area supermarkets.
Parade Ground Village, Malta, 899-4819; 130 Remsen St., Cohoes,
485 Delaware Ave., Delmar, 445-9368; Stuyvesant Plaza, Guilderland,
591-0255; Route 9, Latham, 220-9664; Riverside Plaza, Lansingburgh,
237-7350; St. James Square, Niskayuna, 346-2244; 1112 State
St., Schenectady, 346-8141; Gateway Plaza (Hoosick St.), Troy,
237 S. Central Ave., Mechanicville, 664-4539.
269 Osborne Road, Loudonville, 453-3456; 1208 Central Ave.,
Colonie, 453-8330; 4 Schuyler Lane, Menands, 271-8330. All
the newest releases and adult movies, as well as games for
Nintendo 64, Sony Playstation and Sega. Reservations accepted.
37 Central Ave., Albany, 433-1607. Terrific selection of cult
and foreign titles; also the area’s biggest selection of gay-
and lesbian-interest titles.
Drive-In Movie Store
2100 Saratoga Road, Ballston Spa, 884-8484; 130 S. Broadway,
Saratoga Springs, 583-7777. Specializes in videos, games and
769 Pawling Ave., Troy, 283-7973.
818 Central Ave., Albany, 489-9885; 1235 Western Ave., Albany,
489-9882; 2080 Western Ave., Guilderland, 862-9430; 1365 New
Scotland Road, Slingerlands, 475-1205; Shoppers World, Clifton
Park, 371-1750; 664 New Loudon Road (Route 9), Latham, 783-3628;
1334 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, 395-9367; 175 Ballston Ave.,
Saratoga Springs, 583-2947; 1400 Altamont Ave., Schenectady,
357-0084; Hoosick St., Troy, 271-9687.
Time Video & Games
115 Everett Road, Colonie, 435-1828. New releases, oldies
and over 2,000 adult titles. CD-ROM selections, too.
501 Columbia Turnpike Plaza, East Greenbush, 479-3159; 601
New Loudon Rd., Latham, 785-5320; Price Chopper Plaza, Mechanicville,
664-2063; Hoosick Valley Shopping Center, Schatghticoke, 753-0206;
139 Saratoga Ave., S. Glens Falls, 798-7901; Grand Union Plaza,
Valatie, 758-2088; Routes 43 and 150, West Sand Lake, 674-8544.
3770 Carman Road, Schenectady, 357-0071; 805 Route 50, Burnt
113 S. Brandywine Ave., Schenectady, 393-3602.
1839 Central Ave., Colonie, 869-6292. New releases and classics
along with plenty of independent cinema; also the area’s largest
selection of rental DVDs.
Plaza, Glenmont, 462-3757.
71 Fuller Road, Colonie. A huge adult-movie selection is the
big draw, but the store also has new releases, classics and
used movies for sale.
Delaware Plaza, Delmar, 439-2500; 7 Northern Drive, Troy,
233-8888; 333 Consaul Road, Niskayuna, 393-7300; Mayone Plaza,
Ravena, 756-7000. Small chain features new releases, various
money-saving deals and catalog titles.
Metroland's Dining Guide 2001