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“Shabby chic art cinema”
Review of River Oaks Theater

River Oaks Theater
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Private Full-Day Galveston Island and Houston...
Ranked #101 of 329 things to do in Houston
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The idea of 'art-house' cinemas doesn't seem quite as prevalent in the US as some other countries, so it's great to see that Houston has this gem. While it's perhaps a little shabby it's still redolent of the golden age of cinema with its art deco features and it's blazing neon outside (and it's tiny leg room!). We saw 'the Leisure Seeker' which was a little bleak. We've also seen the other movie screening 'The Death of Stalin' which is a must-see;devastatingly funny black comedy. Well worth a visit if you're a fan of old cinemas or indie films.

Thank AllanJGJ
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice small independent theater that shows interesting movies (festival award winners, acclaimed foreign films, and Rocky Horror). It’s old, which makes it quaint and also a bit showing its age. The food and drink is also unique and done differently than other theaters. The theaters are small and the other people there are interesting and friendly too. A nice experience.

Thank hcmjkm
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I visited this grand old theatre to see the movie, Victoria and Abdul. I cannot say enought about how lovely it was. They have taken an old theatre and split it up into 4 small screening rooms with a bar upstairs. You can watch the latest independent type films there.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We were in from out of town for medical appointments at TSH and I took my daughter to see a show here. It is a majestic theater, with several options for food and drink, including alcoholic ones. Parking was a snap as well. The holiday lights and decorations in the area are amazing as well!

Thank Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

What a little gem this place is! It's like stepping back into an old school theater. I love going her. they have a bar also and the space between seats if far better than modern theaters.

Thank JanieCat
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