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Address: 1507 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1707
Phone Number: 7576256276
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I have seen some wonderful films there

The films screened are foreign films, independent cinema and the "mainstream" cinema. The owners often show Academy Award winners and they also show locally produced cinema!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2016
Oldmoviefan
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Norfolk, Virginia

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The films screened are foreign films, independent cinema and the "mainstream" cinema. The owners often show Academy Award winners and they also show locally produced cinema!

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Thank Oldmoviefan
Norfolk, Virginia
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42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

A delightful single-screen theater, showing the best of modern and classic films, with an emphasis on art house films that typically don't screen at megaplexes. Theater and balcony seating. Great popcorn, made with organic non-GMO kernels and a buttery topping that may not be a health goo but is much healthier than the norm. Locally owned and operated. A real... More 

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Thank Raddawg
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Tidewater residents are lucky to have this wonderful theatre which features both films found in the chain theatres and films found nowhere else in this area. In Norfolk foreign films in English of other languages can only be found here. Popcorn and drinks are relatively cheap. Unusual snacks are plentiful.

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Thank ethansgranddad
Norfolk, Virginia
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We are lucky to have a theater that shows "films" and in comfortable seating. The dood is ridiculously inexpensive!! The Naro is a lnadmark!!!!!

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Thank Janet K
Norfolk, Virginia
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I have been a fan of the Naro for years. They bring in the documentaries that often go to much larger cities often with speakers. They have opened my eyes to a different way at looking at cinema. Also, how many theatres still have a balcony for viewing?

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Thank tgantley
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

the Naro is located on Colley Ave in the safe and well-lit neighborhood of Ghent, with restaurants and shoppes. We purchase a booklet of tickets with 10 tickets for $68.00. That means the two of us can go to the theater for $13.60. If you enjoy popcorn, you can buy a large box for $4 or a huge tub for... More 

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Thank Debra G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing treat this video rental was! They have 40,000 videos!! My sailor son goes here to rent all kinds of movies and tv episodes. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. I have never seen that many movies in one place. What an experience.

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Thank LORELEI W
Suffolk, Virginia
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63 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

In my opinion, the sound system needs improvement. I am not talking about adding a high definition surround sound system. What this theater needs is some speakers in the balcony and some addition speakers in the back of the first floor. I found a great seat in the balcony, but when the movies started, I could barely hear the dialogue.... More 

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Chesapeake, VA
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Like the small size (only one screen), Old refurbished theatre. Main line and off line features. Reasonably priced admission and snacks. Walking distance to many fine restaraunts.

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Thank Herb H
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Love this small, art deco theater. Named after Nathan and Rose, the owner's parents. Great to have an honest, independent, small family theater left in town. I go there for new releases as well as classics and of course, Rocky Horror!

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