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NYC's 6 Best Movie Theaters In 2012

What classic, indoor activity is better than going to the movies? If you're looking for something beyond your average movie-going experience, look no further. By Carly Sitzer.
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Brooklyn's reRun theater offers a unique theater-going experience for those looking to enjoy an indie film. Instead of your typical soda-and-popcorn, guests are treated to a full bar with rotating taps, organic wine and a full liquor cabinet. Additionally, the bar offers traditional and creative snacks made by a renowned pastry team.

Ziegfeld Theatre
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To feel like a celebrity, you have to live like a celebrity. And there's no better way to do that than by checking out the Ziegfeld Theatre, which hosts red carpet events and New York movie premieres. This huge, classic movie theater is sure to make you like a classic movie star.

Cinema Village
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Greenwich Village's Cinema Village is New York City's premiere and oldest-standing location for independent films. Cinema Village offers an array of films—from sleeper hits, to indie premieres, to cult classics and international successes. If you're looking to see the next big independent film, look no further than Cinema Village!

The Museum Of The Moving Image
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The Museum of the Moving Image—which is an entire museum dedicated to films, located in Astoria—is one of the top New York City destinations for not only contemporary, but also classic films. After you screen one of the films, take advantage of everything the museum has to offer by exploring the museum's many film-related exhibits.

Maysles Cinema
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Maysles Cinema, named after legendary independent filmmaker and founder Albert Maysles, is the top destination for independent films and documentaries in New York City. The casual and personal vibe adds to the atmosphere of the theater, which provides an intimate and unique experience when watching a socially conscious documentary.

The Paris Theater
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The Paris Theatre, which has made a name for themselves for hosting movie premieres, is one of the best date night destinations in New York City and one of the last single-screen art houses around. The theater's classic features and independent picks makes it perfect for a night out on the town.

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