Having been a movie buff and aficionado of having a good time appreciating a good piece of art, I have always had a knack for comfortable recliners, caramel popcorns, class sound and a full blown theatrical experience. If you are someone who can relate to wanting to live the flick while you watch it, here are 11 theaters from around the world that you are bound to add to your list of dos, I am already a fan of the last one.
Uniting state-of-the-art surround sound with service of getting gourmet beer and Tex-Mex food delivered right to your seat, it’s no wonder that Alamo Drafthouse is now one of the leading theatre franchise all around the texas.
The Tampa Theatre hosts an Oscar party when the best movies are honored. Now, the theater has been given an Oscar-sized honor in return.The Motion Picture Association of America has listed the historic theater in downtown Tampa among the 10 best movie theaters in the world
Cine Thisio, Athens, Greece
Built in 1935, this is one of the oldest open-air cinemas in the city, Thisio is a veritable Athens institution. If you get tired of the movie, views of the nearby Acropolis provide equal entertainment.
Cinépolis, a leading chain of California luxury theaters features reclining leather seats that you can reserve and waiter service that will drop off gourmet snacks, has a bar and the favorite zebra popcorn covered in white and black chocolate.
Nokia Ultra Screen, Bangkok, Thailand
Part of Paragon Cinemas, the Nokia Ultra Screen offers a great escape from the routine living of Bangkok. If you are tired of the shopping scene and need a break to enjoy with family and friends then this promises to be the best bet. It is well worth its price as it includes a drink, snacks and a complimentary foot massage.
Prasads IMAX, Hyderabad, India
As the largest 3-D IMAX in the world, the cinema at this multiplex boasts a 72 ft by 92 ft screen. The theater is part of a 235,000 square foot multiplex includes a food court, a gaming zone and a shopping mall for your time before and after watching the movie. The only one checked on my list.
Cinespia at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Cinespia is best known for their open-air screenings at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where Los Angelenos bring blankets and chairs to watch a movie in the cemetery that marks the final resting place for fames like Marion Davies, John Huston, Peter Lorre, Fay Wray, Carl “Alfalfa” Switzer, Harry Cohn, Bugsy Siegel, and the Black Dahlia.
Sol Cinema – South Wales
Specialized “micro cinemas” have become all the rage in Brooklyn, but here’s one that makes them seem positively extravagant: the mobile Sol Cinema is an eight-seat traveling caravan cinema — run entirely by solar power.
Archipilago Cinema - Yao Noi, Southern Thailand
Archipelago Cinema designed by Ole Scheeren is a floating structure that was built in 2012 as a result of a collaboration between the “Film on the Rocks Yao Noi Foundation” and the architect. Archipelago Cinema was given its name due to its look which resembled several tiny islands the cinema took place on March 2012,
Shooting Star Drive-In -Escalante, Utah
Drive-in theaters are scarce enough these days, and that’s a shame — those of us who grew up in them have fond memories of those late-night triple features, cheap concessions, and friends smuggled in trunks. The Shooting Star takes that nostalgia kick one step further: when you go to their drive-in, they’ll rent you an Airstream trailer so that you can enjoy the evening in true retro style.
Hot Tub Cinemas
Want to watch Hot Tub Time Machine from an actual hot tub? Hot Tub Cinema's patrons take in their favorite flicks from an inflatable hot tub that can take up to six people—but remember, keep your swimwear on at all times!