The L.A.-based movie theater brings Chicago its revamped, hassle-free take on the moviegoing experience by doing away with lines, general seating (you choose your seats when you purchase), lengthy trailers and sticky floors. The theater offers classic concessions, a cafe and a bar with craft beer, wine and cocktails you can bring to your movie. ArcLight features a year-round mix of major blockbusters, independent films and documentaries as well as special screenings and events.
|Venue name:||ArcLight Chicago|
1500 N Clybourn Ave
|Transport:||El: Brown/purple to Sedgwick, red to North/Clybourn. Bus: 8, 9, 72.|
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Wonderful place to see a movie if you don't want to be interrupted or have children running up and down the aisles. Beer and food selection is nice, but the seats could be more comfortable. Always has great movies showing.
What a fantastic new theater! Grab your tickets online and walk right in. With a good mix of mainstream and indie films, it could be my new favorite movie theater. It's definitely one of those I (a little bit) hope that no one finds out about, to keep it all to myself!
Reserved and comfortable seating, cutting-edge technology, remarkably convenient to the Red Line and you can order a Fist City on draft to take into the theater. With screening series like Slamdance Cinema Club and Second City, Second Wednesdays to complement new releases, ArcLight might be my new favorite movie theater.
The new ArcLight theater is fantastic! Reserved seating guarantees you'll have an awesome movie-watching experience. The seats are comfy, and you can even get local beer if you so choose. This has to be one of the nicest theaters around.