number of movie screens continues to increase, while the number
of video-rental outlets continues to shrink—do we detect a
addition to the theaters listed below, look for festivals
and film series at area colleges.
Dinner and Movie 190 Glen St., Glens Falls, 792-8181.
A unique combination of food and fine films.
Cinemas Movieland, 400 State St., Schenectady, 272-1918.
This new downtown six-screen multiplex offers stadium seating,
the latest Hollywood hits, real-food snacks and—a first for
the Capital Region—alcohol.
Theatre Main Street, Chatham, 392-3331. Second-run theater.
Home of the annual FilmColumbia festival and screenings sponsored
by the Chatham Film Society.
Rotterdam Square 6 Campbell Road, Rotterdam, 374-2403.
Theatre 19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663. This downtown
Albany landmark features periodic screenings of classic films.
Theatre 432 State St., Schenectady. 346-6204. Second-run
movies in a first-rate classic 1926 movie house.
Aviation Cinema Aviation Mall, Queensbury, 793-3359;
Regal Clifton Park Center Cinema 8 Clifton Park Center,
Clifton Park, 371-6186; Regal East Greenbush Cinema 8
Troy Road, Rensselaer, 283-8992; Regal Latham Circle Cinema
10 Latham Circle Mall, 786-7815; Regal Wilton Mall
Cinema 8 Wilton Mall (Route 50), Wilton, 587-0437. First-run
Crossgates Stadium 18 Crossgates Mall, Guilderland, 456-2326.
The King Kong of Capital Region movie theaters features a
whopping 18 screens (a few of which offer state-of-the-art
digital projection), arena-style seating and late-night shows
Film Forum 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-FILM. This
local film society presents second-run screenings of (mostly)
independent films on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Cinema 117 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, 346-5055. An old-fashioned
theater showing second-run flicks.
8 Theatres 290 Delaware Ave., Albany, 449-8995. Eight
screens of first-run indie and foreign films, as well as big
Hollywood releases. Also, the area’s best snack bar.
& Space Limited 434 Columbia St., Hudson. Regular
weekend (and occasional weekday) screenings of independent
Cinema 70 Railroad St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413)
528-8885. An art-house multiplex in Massachusetts’ Berkshire
County. An occasional studio hit slips in, too.
look for video rental boxes in larger area supermarkets.
Video Parade Ground Village, Malta, 899-4819; 149 Remsen
St., Cohoes, 235-2598.
Video Route 9, Latham, 220-9664; Riverside Plaza, Lansingburgh,
237-7350; 510A Balltown Road, 377-1435; 1112 State St., Schenectady,
346-8141; Gateway Plaza (Hoosick St.), Troy, 266-0523.
Hollywood Video 1208 Central Ave., Colonie, 453-8330.
All the newest releases and adult movies, as well as games.
Drive-In Movie Store 2100 Saratoga Road, Ballston Spa,
884-8484; 170 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-7777. Specializes
in videos, games and DVDs.
Video 818 Central Ave., Albany, 489-9885; 1225 Western
Ave., Albany, 489-9882; 2080 Western Ave., Guilderland, 862-9430;
1770 Central Ave., Colonie, 453-0335; 1365 New Scotland Road,
Slingerlands, 475-1205; 11 Saratoga Road, Glenville, 393-1121;
664 New Loudon Road (Route 9), Latham, 783-3628; 1334 Balltown
Road, Niskayuna, 395-9367; 279 Troy Road, Rensselaer, 283-9127;
175 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-2947; 1410 Altamont
Ave., Schenectady, 357-0084; 740 Hoosick St., Troy, 271-9687;
380 Route 9W, Glenmont, 465-4049.
Gallery Price Chopper Plaza, Mechanicville, 664-2063;
Route 9, Valatie, 758-2088.
Environment Plus 71 Fuller Road, Colonie, 458-2717. A
huge adult-movie selection is the big draw, but the store
also has new releases, classics and used movies for sale.
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