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Wanting a place out of the modern sun - Come to the Astor to escape.
This magnificent gem of the past will transport you back into the a time when life was simpler with a splash of old school glamour.
Our first visit on a cold and blustery Sunday afternoon was very promising.
We booked online but nobody checked that we had tickets. However we bought our popcorn and settled down in the opulence of the Art Deco theatre.
A wonderful showing of Breakfast at...More
I have been to The Astor on a number occasions, often for preview screenings or special events. They have several screenings throughout the year, and sometimes run themed movie marathons. Their facebook page is really great in notifying about upcoming events. On entering the art...More
Whenever I am Melbourne my fingers are crossed that there will be a movie on that I like during the time I’m there. Love this place, the atmosphere and the nostalgia it brings.
While the place keeps getting older it still makes a great place...More
Absolutely beautiful theatre in a classic 1960's design. The seats are comfortable, and the top floor has raised seating. It was very comfortable and warm for a 24-Hour movie marathon that took place in Middle-earth. Would definitely watch at again!
The Astor is a cinema classic and always has some eclectic film on show. Currently it is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey.
The theatre was built in the 1930s and the architecture is typical of the Art Deco period....More
I've been twice to the Astor, both times to see documentaries, and the sophistication and charm of this building is worth the trip! I can just imagine what it was like back in its' infancy. The Astor must have been truly glamorous! I hope they...More
The Astor Cinema has a cafe off its foyer that seems to have a life of its own. On weekends it opens at noon, while weekdays has it operational from 5:30pm. It is open while the cinema is in operation. It has a wide range...More
Love the Astor, it's so iconic. One of the last standing movie theatres of it's kind. Great place for a date night or night of nostalgia. Catch an old classic movie, a new one or some of the more obscure titles of the last few...More