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Movie and Popcorn for Two or Two-Hour Private Screening at Big Picture Cinema (Half Off)

Leslieville

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In a Nutshell

35mm & digital projectors show indie & world cinema, customer-provided films, or video games during private screenings in 295-seat theatre

The Fine Print

Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required for two-hour screening. Must use promotional value in 1 visit.

Before modern cinema, the term motion picture referred to tossing children’s artwork out the car window. Catch a flick with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $14 for two movie tickets and two bags of popcorn (a $28 value)
  • $250 for a two-hour private screening (a $500 value). Along with up to 295 friends, customers can bring a movie they want to watch or play self-provided video-game systems such as Xbox or PlayStation with wireless remotes.

Big Picture Cinema

Since opening as the Bonita Theatre in 1911, the city's oldest movie house has undergone numerous transformations, most recently screening Chinese and Hindi films throughout the '80s and '90s and Tamil-language films in the current millennium. Big Picture Cinema is its latest incarnation, specializing in independent and world cinema. Grinder Coffee, the theatre's next door neighbour, concocts gourmet concessions, meals, and coffee for moviegoers before they saunter down the theatre's wood-to-concrete floor and sink into one of 295 seats, lined with marine blue corduroy.

As 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound orbits the audience, 35mm and digital projectors showcase premieres of films that eschew traditional Hollywood fare, including a monthly horror film series in partnership with Fangoria Magazine and weekly Bollywood film reels discovered in the theatre basement during renovations. Local artists also showcase their work each Wednesday followed by coffee and discussion sessions with the audience, where they can ask guest moviemakers about the creative process or how to talk actors out of staying in pirate character during visits to the dentist.


Tips

  • “the popcorn is GREAT!”

  • “Great venue and great service, love the old time feel”

  • “Great film - "Music From The Big House", with Rita S. Love the atmosphere of your theatre. ... It was a little chilly inside, though =]”

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    Leslieville

    1035 Gerrard St East

    Toronto, ON M4M 1Z6

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