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great option for indie and foreign films . .concession challenged

older theater that is a great option for indie, foreign films and documentaries. I don't know why... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Hillsboro, Oregon
Comfortable and Plesant

I've been a background actor for numerous locally filmed TV shows and movies. Recently, Leave No... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Vancouver, Washington
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616 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1207
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

older theater that is a great option for indie, foreign films and documentaries. I don't know why asking for a second container for a large popcorn is such a challenge. Pepsi products . . , , blecch

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Kind of a blah place, but show slightly out of the mainstream films, easy access, good popcorn. Smells kind of musty.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alice R
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I've been a background actor for numerous locally filmed TV shows and movies. Recently, Leave No Trace viewed at Cinema 21. I got to see myself on the big screen. The theater is very nice. I purchased my tickets online and was able to walk...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RodneyR2
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful old theater that I saw movies at 30 years ago. Now it's been well updated and shows a variety of regular and foreign films. Highly recommend it if you're in the area.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank irvingtonevk
Reviewed October 31, 2017

We caught "Loving Vincent" here this weekend. Our first visit. The theater isn't well staffed; just one person taking/selling tickets but no one checking for them inside the door which we thought was a bit odd. The seats (even in the small theaters) were comfortable...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gloria L
Reviewed March 19, 2017

I happened to stumble upon a news clip about this weeks Film Noir Festival being shown at Cinema 21. If I had found out earlier I would have gone Saturday night as well as on Sunday. In fact I plan to go see the double...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RSNN
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

I am still very upset with my fall yesterday at Cinema 21 waking up w a swollen knee w scrapes and wrist pain and sore hip. I am from New England visiting my adult daughter who just had a surgery and wanted to give myself...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Tabinosorakara
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Was visiting Portland and found this theater was showing the Beatles, Eight Days A Week movie. What a great way to spen a rainy afternoon. Nice place, comfy seats and reasonable prices.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank rogueriverturtle
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous review of the Beatles from 1960 through 1969. I was only 10 when I became aware of them in 1963. What an amazing group of musicians! It was interesting to see how they became disillusioned just because of the sheer number of there fans...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 44Maxwell44
Reviewed July 22, 2016

The movie selections are always top notch indie features. The prices are very reasonable. The butter for the popcorn is real butter. They are located in great neighborhood for eats and drinks before or afterwards. They have their own parking lots a couple blocks away.

Date of experience: July 2016
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