You’re gonna disappointed by Man of Steel anyway, may as well be on the cheap. via Facebook
We’re not sure when this was decided, but movies are for rich people. This innocent pastime which once welcomed all tax brackets into its chilly, air conditioned arms seems to have slipped away, and for many of us, the days of seeing cinematic wonders unfold before us on a screen larger than a laptop screen are naught but a memory.
Well, we don’t know how to fight that, but we do know that doing something that doesn’t include the overconsumption of alcohol and subsequent high bar tab shouldn’t lead to regret and an empty checking account. So, we’ve rounded up this list of Brooklyn theaters where you can go to the movies for cheap(er). (more…)
Avengers, Dark Knight or Prometheus?? You can afford to see all of them — it's true!
Put away your black and white cinéma vérité collection and your foie-gras covered organic popcorn: it’s summer movie season, which means it’s time for big colorful mindless in-your-face entertainment that costs $4.5 billion to make! The whole thing kicks off tomorrow with the release of The Avengers, which is pretty much as a big a summer movie as you can get. And yes, we believe there are some movies that are worth seeing in the theater over streaming on your wee laptop screen, because when it comes to superheroes, aliens or Pixar, the big screen turbosound experience is as integral a part of summer as rooftop beers and that pesky annual increase in crime (not to mention a giant industrial air conditioner in which to bask). But as you know, movie tickets are pricey, which is why you should follow Brokelyn’s six-step strategy to defeat the super villain known as Summer Movie Spending. (more…)
There’s no shortage of free classic & cult cinema around town this summer, but sometimes the lure of that ultra-hyped, big-budget blockbuster is nigh inescapable. Luckily, the good, old matinee’s still alive and well in Brooklyn. A handful of theaters sell single-digit tickets at off-hours, while others are a relative bargain all the time. You can even find a break on 3D if you know where to look. Here’s an updated list of Brooklyn theaters with matinee pricing: (more…)
Double features may be a thing of the past (at least official double features—we do know people who routinely do the DIY version) but the matinee is alive and well in Brooklyn. A handful of theaters sell single-digit tickets at off-hours, while others, like the Kent theater on Coney Island Avenue, offer bargain seats all the time: $7.75 no matter when you go. (The Ziegfeld, it ain’t.) Here’s a list of cheap and discounted tix at theaters around the borough: (more…)