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Brattle Theatre

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LOVE LOVE LOVE the Brattle

I love, love, love the Brattle. They show the most excellent movies...classics to indie films and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
travelinbluesgal
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Top Notch Theatre

I was brought to the Brattle Theatre by the films being screened. If you have a love of seeing... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I love, love, love the Brattle. They show the most excellent movies...classics to indie films and more and they often partner w/ the Harvard Book Store for author events. Ticket prices are very reasonable. The theater is cozy, comfy and clean. They also sell beer...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2017

Saw an interview with Rachel Dratch here for the Women in Comedy Festival. I was definitely surprised by how small and intimate the theatre is. Definitely a bit run-down, but a landmark nonetheless.

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

I was brought to the Brattle Theatre by the films being screened. If you have a love of seeing films on the big screen that aren't new releases, you'll enjoy the Brattle. The night visited there was a screening of Gattaca followed by Paul as...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Walk thru Harvard Yard and you will find thw wonderful Memorial Hall which has the wooden built Brattle Theater. They have lots of activities there, some of them free. Easy access and friendly volunteer host.

Thank Belkis R
Reviewed November 5, 2016

There's movies of all kinds here. It's the best theater around to discover new gems or revisit old favorites. And the popcorn has real butter for less than chain theaters! Give these wonderful people a try!

Thank Max P
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We went to the Fall Focus Film Festival here. The movies were great. The crowd was outstanding. The theatre is comfortable and beautiful. This is well worth a visit or 10!

Thank lovenyc210
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

This place is really important! It has curated movies, area talks and presentations. It enriches the community and I wish That i would have attended more! I will in the future.

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited for a talk by author Lawrence Wright. Drink on arrival from the bar (gluten free snacks available and alcohol). Seating available for (I'd guess) around 300. We sat right at the back, far right, and still we could hear and see fine. If...More

Thank David S
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Saw "It's a wonderful life " here. Perfect theatre for it . It's smiled with a balcony section - no bad seats in orchestra or balcony seating ! A small bar offering drafts and bottled beer, wine, soft drinks, some snacks ( mostly popcorn )...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place, really neat place to see films there! We went to see "we have not forgotten Cambodia Rock and Roll." And it was a really neat film and a part of history we never really thought of. The theater also gave it a very...More

Thank Amanda T
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