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Address: 1318 Bay Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: 360.647.1300
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Lovely

My first visit to this nice little rep house downtown. Clean and well maintained. And the film ("56 Up") was great, too. I will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The seating in this theater is narrow and there is barely any legroom, the whole time I felt like I was sitting in the lap of the stranger next to me who was consuming an alcoholic beverage. For some this might not be a problem.......but for me it was. Since many of the films are foreign or independent, I would... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

My first visit to this nice little rep house downtown. Clean and well maintained. And the film ("56 Up") was great, too. I will return.

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We love the Pickford. The quality of movies shown couldn't be better. We're not even from Bellingham but when staying in Fairhaven we always check the movie listings and, undoubtedly, find ourselves watching a film at the Pickford. I sure hope this small theatre manages to stay open for a long time.

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Ferndale, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We are not Pickford members, but frequent their movies. This is not a run of the mill Hollywood Blitz theater. The selections of films are wide ranging and often with a lot of foreign content. The physical theater lobby has room sharing coffee while you wait for friends to arrive.

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

I was watching a movie in the back row of the theatre, being completely silent. I realized I needed to shoot a quick reply text. With my phone covered I was making a reply text. The light from my phone was seen by noone but me, I was making no sound, I was not speaking on the phone and my... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

The Pickford Cinema is a gem of a theater partly because of its location and size (downtown, small) which make it a fun alternative to big chain theaters, and partly because of its excellent movie choices. We like foreign comedies, quirky films that don't fit Hollywood formulas, and all kinds of unusual small-budget films that are accessible and not too... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Unusual films in quality small theater. nice atmosphere. comfy seats. you can even have a beer in the lobby, nice dining close by.

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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We were the only ones in the theatre, but we don't mind. The Cafe Bliss was next door, a good find, too.

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I can count on a night of entertainment at the Pickford. The new theater is comfortable, convenient and shows a wide variety of movies. There's lots to choose from for just plain entertainment but also for art, education, and great documentary films.

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The Pickford is the best theater in town for adults. The theaters are small with no bad seats. Order your ticket online if it looks like a popular film as seats sell out. Theaters goers here are so quiet and respectful that it's hard to eat popcorn because you feel too noisy!

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