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Address: 115 Bantam Lake Road, Route 209, Bantam, CT
Phone Number: 860-567-1916
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Good spot on a rainy evening

Not the lowest price but it is definitely cozy. They have two small theaters, in a sort of classic style. And a full refreshment stand.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Seemed like it could be a nice place. Every interaction people had with the concession salesperson at this tiny theatre was met with a rude response. With the theatre industry sadly in decline hiring someone who has interpersonal skills could help business and make attending a pleasant experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Not the lowest price but it is definitely cozy. They have two small theaters, in a sort of classic style. And a full refreshment stand.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went there with friends. A great night out. We saw Grand Budapest Hotel. It was comfortable, had a good selection of snacks. Fine video and sound quality.

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Oakville, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Friendly staff. Roomy and clean. Fits the small Town atmosphere. Great eating establishment next door, Went on a Sunday afternoon show. Not small attendance. Would go again. Ticket on Sunday afternoon a little high ($11). No Senior discount on weekends

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Who needs the chain cinemas when you can go to the oldest "art-movie" theater in CT? Always comfortable and on time, locals abound, excellent prices, snacks and a feeling of home-theater. Great to be here and I hope they never close!

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Scarsdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I don't go to the movies often, but when I do Bantam Cinema is my favorite theater. I hate the big theaters that are so impersonal and noisy. Bantam Cinema is quaint, small and quiet. It is my type of place.

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We've been to the Bantam many times. It's a very small theater showing art cinema films which are sometimes hard to find elsewhere. Very cozy. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Sign up for their email list and they will email you each week with information about the films and schedule. We have found out about many great films... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Old fashioned comfortable small theater with well chosen films. Only problem is not enough 4pm showings!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It is such a pleasure to go to the Bantam. When I have been there it has always had interesting movies. I love the real, old-fashioned popcorn. The theatre is very comfortable in a cosy, homey sort of way. The staff are friendly and do their jobs well. It is a great bargain for the money, and worth going out... More 

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I really love going to the Bantam Cinema. I drive there from Great Barrington, MA even when all the nearby theaters to me are playing the same films. The overall experience at Bantam is so unique, the theater has such ambiance and is such a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. The staff is very kind and helpful as well. The quality... More 

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