The first moving picture, which depicted a horse running at full gallop, was quickly enhanced by the first special effects, which showed a horse exploding next to a 3-D spaceship. Enjoy advances in film with today's Groupon. For $15, you get two movie tickets (up to a $16 value), two medium drinks (a $8.50 value), and one large popcorn (a $6.50 value) at the West River Theater in Farmington Hills. The West River Theater serves up a sensory feast of first-run Hollywood moving pictures, intoxicating popcorn smells, and now fields 3D and digital projection systems (see showtimes.
Dipson Theatres celebrates a reputation as a regional movie institution with a network of 9 locations lighting 46 silver screens across Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania. Though the company now spreads across the northeast United States, it began in the small city of Batavia, NY, in 1939—a time when movies were called “picture shows,” Roosevelt was in the White House, and everybody could only see in black and white. Today that tradition underlies the cinematic experience as patrons chomp popcorn and sip sodas, marveling at modern 3-D visual adventures, summer action movies, family-friendly features, or even indie art flicks and footage from world-renowned opera performances.
30170 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48336Get Directions