Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson: http://drafthouse.com/dfw/richardson
This theater is new but good! “The Texas chain was famously started by movie lovers for movie lovers, and you can tell by its programming that it sticks to that mantra and it has special screenings set around monthly themes tied to holidays, a big movie coming out at that time or just the whims of its whimsical programmers.” There is a taproom attached that has local beers and themed cocktails.
AMC Northpark 15: https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/amc-northpark-15
“Occupying the highest level of Northpark Center, the theater features a large lobby with murals of movie stars lining the walls and famous movie quotes scattered on the floor.” This theater also includes an IMAX theater and can show 3D films.
Angelika Film Center in Dallas: http://angelikafilmcenter.com/angelika_about.asp?hID=7915&ID=29&page=About%20Angelika%20Dallas
“Its eight theaters consistently provide a home for independent films and documentaries, while also making room for some mainstream films.” This theater is conveniently located directly next to the Mockingbird DART Station.
Cinemark Legacy and XD in Plano: http://www.cinemark.com/theatre-detail.aspx?node_id=1539&showtime_date
Cinemark Legacy and XD features “its patented XD auditorium, where everything from the screen to the seats is bigger and better.” There is an arcade here for the kids and it also has some special screenings of classic films and has some live productions of the Metropolitan Opera.
Landmark Inwood Theatre in Dallas: http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/Dallas/InwoodTheatre.htm
“Built in 1947, the Inwood is one of the last surviving old-time movie theaters in Dallas. The Inwood marquee is a landmark in the neighborhood, and most of the theater’s original murals have been restored to their original glory.” The original 1,100 seat auditorium is gone, but now there are three smaller theaters each with their own unique appeal.
LOOK Cinemas in Addison: http://www.lookcinemas.com/look
“LOOK Cinemas makes up for its somewhat off-the-beaten-path location with a multitude of options for the picky movie-goer.” The LOOK has self-serve drink machines with a variety of flavor options.
Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff: http://thetexastheatre.com
This theater opened in 1931 and is where Lee Harvey Oswald was captured. After many years it was almost demolished but some owners decided to save and renovate it. “The theater now shows a variety of films, from first-run independent movies to repertory flicks you’d normally have to rent from Netflix to see. The theater’s set-up also allows it to host other events like concerts and parties.”
Thank you to Alex Bentley from Culturemap for sharing your information! To see his full article, click here: http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/entertainment/10-28-13-best-movie-theaters-alamo-look-angelika-inwood/