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Located within the well-known Michigan Science Center, this cinema boasts of a screen that is 70 feet (21 meters) in diameter, and superb audio-visual technology to go with it. Sit within the awesome auditorium and get a real-life simulation of the action going on. Specially-crafted documentaries light up the mega screen, ranging from animated series for kids to nature and wildlife mysteries.
One of Detroit's unique cultural attractions is this popular historic theater at the Detroit Institute of Arts. A citywide chain of art house cinemas had all but closed in 1973 when film buff Elliot Wilhelm persuaded the DIA to let him screen foreign, offbeat and classic films. It's now one of the oldest and most respected film repertory series in the United States. Wilhelm, curator of film at the Institute of Arts since 1984, is still pleasing audiences with unusual, important and distinguished films. And there are still no competitors anywhere near downtown Detroit showing this type of fare.
Forget about your parking woes! There is nothing better than watching your favorite flick while curled up in the comfort of your car. Bring along the family or date and have a unique movie experience at this impressive open air cinema. This drive-in has five screens and is open every day. You can watch the latest Hollywood hit as well without even leaving your vehicle. Get ready for some fun!
Housed in an art-house movie theater, The Magic Bag features an eclectic mix of musical acts ranging from nationally known performers like Rickie Lee Jones and B. B. King, to emerging alternative rock groups. No frills but ample elbow room as you check out the latest music or watch a movie. The View n' Brew nights are quite popular, offering patrons the chance to sit back and enjoy a newly released film with a cold beer or glass of wine.
Established in 1928, the lavish, 1571-seat Redford Theatre has been delighting audiences ever since. Every evening at 8p, there are screenings of classic movies too. The film is preceded by an organ concert from the original organ that was put in to accompany the silent films shown when the theater was first opened. A classic Warner Brothers cartoon is also often shown before the main feature.
If you wish to have a memorable movie experience, you may want to head straight to MJR Marketplace Digital Cinema 20. This elegant place features comfortable seating arrangements, with great picture and sound quality. Take advantage of the free popcorn offers on Tuesdays and many more deals and discounts for children and students. Visit their website for more information on film schedules and ticket bookings.