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Cinema Video


In addition to the commercial theaters listed below, look for festivals, film series at area colleges, screenings of film shorts at various regional venues, and screenings of second-run features, cult flicks and classic films at Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady (346-6204), TSL Warehouse in Hudson (822-8448) and the Saratoga Film Forum in Saratoga Springs (584-FILM).

Aimie’s Dinner and Movie 190 Glen St., Glens Falls, 792-8181. A unique combination of food and fine films.

Broadway Joe’s Theatre Grill 86 Congress St., Saratoga Springs, 587-3456. Features second-run films, while serving up a full dinner menu and full bar at restaurant-like booths and tables. Reservations required on weekends.

Cinema Art Theatre 289 River St., Troy, 274-6676. The area’s only adult-movie theater.

Crandall Theatre Main Street, Chatham, 392-3331. Second-run theater and home of the annual FilmColumbia festival.

Regal Crossgates Cinema 12 Crossgates Mall, 456-5677. An auxiliary to the mall’s 18-screen megaplex, this theater offers aging first-run films and occasional premiere engagements of limited-release movies.

Regal Crossgates Stadium 18 Crossgates Mall, 456-2326. The Godzilla of Capital Region movie theaters features a whopping 18 screens, arena-style seating and late-night showtimes on weekends.

Regal Aviation Cinema Aviation Mall, Queensbury, 793-3359; Regal Clifton Park Center Cinema 8 Clifton Park Center, Clifton Park, 371-6186; Regal East Greenbush Cinema 8 Troy Road, Rensselaer, 283-8992; Regal Latham Circle Cinema 10 Latham Circle Mall, 786-7815; Regal Wilton Mall Cinema 8 Wilton Mall (Route 50), Wilton, 587-0437. First-run movie theaters.

Scotia Cinema 117 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, 346-5055. An old-fashioned theater showing second-run flicks.

Sony Rotterdam Square 6 Campbell Road, Rotterdam, 374-2403. First-run movies.

Spectrum 8 Theatres 290 Delaware Ave., Albany, 449-8995. Eight screens of first-run art films and big Hollywood releases, plus occasional film festivals and the area’s hands-down best snack bar.

Triplex Cinema (70 Railroad St., Great Barrington, Mass., 413-528-8885). An arthouse multiplex in Massachusett


Also look for video rentals in larger area supermarkets.

A&G Video Parade Ground Village, Malta, 899-4819; 149 Remsen St., Cohoes, 235-2598.

Blockbuster Video 485 Delaware Ave., Delmar, 445-9368; Stuyvesant Plaza, Guilderland, 591-0255; Route 9, Latham, 220-9664; Riverside Plaza, Lansingburgh, 237-7350; St. James Square, Niskayuna, 346-2244; 1112 State St., Schenectady, 346-8141; Gateway Plaza (Hoosick St.), Troy, 266-0523.

Capital Video 237 S. Central Ave., Mechanicville, 664-4539.

Club Hollywood Video 1208 Central Ave., Colonie, 453-8330; 609 Broadway, Menands, 271-8330. All the newest releases and adult movies, as well as games for Nintendo 64, Sony Playstation and Sega.

Déjà View Video 37 Central Ave., Albany, 433-1607. Terrific selection of cult titles; also the area’s biggest selection of foreign films and gay- and lesbian-interest titles.

The Drive-In Movie Store 2100 Saratoga Road, Ballston Spa, 884-8484; 170 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 583-7777. Specializes in videos, games and DVDs.

GPA Video 37 Central Ave., 433-1605. Adult video rentals.

Hollywood Video 818 Central Ave., Albany, 489-9885; 1225 Western Ave., Albany, 489-9882; 2080 Western Ave., Guilderland, 862-9430; 1365 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, 475-1205; Shoppers World, Clifton Park, 371-1750; 664 New Loudon Road (Route 9), Latham, 783-3628; 1334 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, 395-9367; 133 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs, 583-2947; 1410 Altamont Ave., Schenectady, 357-0084; 740 Hoosick St., Troy, 271-9687.

Miller Time Video & Games 115 Everett Road, Colonie, 435-1828. New releases, oldies and over 2,000 adult titles. CD-ROM selections, too.

Movie Gallery 501 Columbia Turnpike Plaza, East Greenbush, 479-3159; Price Chopper Plaza, Mechanicville, 664-2063; Grand Union Plaza, Valatie, 758-2088; Wyantskill Square, Wyantskill, 283-9130.

Movies and More 806 Route 50, Burnt Hills, 399-0096.

Prime Tyme Video 113 S. Brandywine Ave., Schenectady, 393-3602.

Super Video 1839 Central Ave., Colonie, 869-6292. New releases and classics along with plenty of independent cinema; also the area’s largest selection of rental DVDs.

Ultimate Video Plus Glenmont Plaza, Glenmont, 462-3757.

Video Environment Plus 71 Fuller Road, Colonie, 458-2717. A huge adult-movie selection is the big draw, but the store also has new releases, classics and used movies for sale.

Video World Delaware Plaza, Delmar, 439-2500; 7 Northern Drive, Troy, 233-8888; 333 Consaul Road, Niskayuna, 393-7300; Mayone Plaza, Ravena, 756-7000; 175 Broad St., Glens Falls, 745-8777; 105 West Ave., Saratoga Springs, 580-0000. Small chain features new releases, various money-saving deals and catalog titles.

Metroland's Dining Guide 2001


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