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Cinema & Video

Your options in cinematic entertainment, public and private.


In addition to the theaters listed below, look for festivals and film series at area colleges.

Aimie’s Dinner and Movie 190 Glen St., Glens Falls, 792-8181. A unique combination of food and fine films.

AMC Loews Rotterdam Square 6 Campbell Road, Rotterdam, 374-2403. First-run movies.

Bowtie Cinemas Movieland 400 State St., Schenectady, 272-1918. This downtown six-screen multiplex offers stadium seating, the latest Hollywood hits, real-food snacks and both nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages.

Colonial Theatre 111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass., (413) 997-4444. Regular screenings of classic films.

Crandall Theatre Main Street, Chatham, 392-3331. Second-run theater. Home of the annual FilmColumbia festival and screenings sponsored by the Chatham Film Society.

GE Theatre at Proctors 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204. This multiuse venue features 70mm iwerks film screenings and digital presentations of independent cinema, opera and ballet.

Palace Theatre 19 Clinton Ave., Albany, 465-4663. This downtown Albany landmark features regular screenings of classic and contemporary films.

Proctors Theatre 432 State St., Schenectady, 346-6204. Second-run movies in a first-rate 1926 movie house.

Regal 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 movie theaters.

Regal Colonie Center Stadium 13 Colonie, 489-8501. Nifty all-digital- projection multiplex; very popular.

Regal Crossgates Stadium 18 Crossgates Mall, Guilderland, 456-2326. The Mechagodzilla of Capital Region movie theaters features 18 screens, arena-style seating, and late-night shows on weekends.

Saratoga Film Forum 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 584-FILM. This local film society presents screenings of (mostly) independent films on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Scotia Cinema 117 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, 346-5055. An old-fashioned theater showing second-run flicks.

Spectrum 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.

Time & Space Limited 434 Columbia St., Hudson. Regular screenings of independent films, and opera from the Met.

Triplex Cinema 70 Railroad St., Great Barrington, Mass., (413) 528-8885. With their “upstairs screening room,” this Berkshire mainstay is actually a “quad-plex.”


Also look for video rental boxes in area supermarkets.

Blockbuster Video 886 Loudon Road, Latham, 220-9664; 410A Balltown Road, 377-1435; Gateway Plaza (Hoosick St.), Troy, 266-0523.

Capitaland Video 1208 Central Ave., Colonie, 453-8330. All the newest releases and adult movies, as well as games.

The Drive-In Movie Store 170 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-7777.

Entertainment Video 4208 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, 587-5253.

Hollywood Video 818 Central Ave., Albany, 489-9885; 1225 Western Ave., Albany, 489-9882; 11 Saratoga Road, Glenville, 393-1121; 664 New Loudon Road (Route 9), Latham, 783-3628; 279 Troy Road, Rensselaer, 283-9127; 1410 Altamont Ave., Schenectady, 357-0084; 380 Route 9W, Glenmont, 465-4049.

The Movie Store 2100 Saratoga Road, Ballston Spa, 884-8484.

Video Environment Plus 71 Fuller Road, Colonie, 458-2717.

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