Empire Bromley

Cinemas, Multiplex Bromley
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Venue name: Empire Bromley
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Address: 242 High Street
Bromley
BR1 1PQ
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    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Children learn through repetition, something that Hollywood’s animation studios are taking to heart this year. With sequels to ‘Monsters, Inc’ and ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ also on the way, the multiplex is a veritable ‘Sesame Street’ of...
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    • 2 out of 5 stars
    Chewing slippers? Slobbering on faces? Fetching sticks? Licking bums? This strange and sentimental movie sets out to uncover the true meaning of a dog’s life. Josh Gad (‘Beauty and the Beast’) voices Bailey, a golden retriever that, instead of pa...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Everyone in ‘Baywatch’ seems on the verge of cracking up about being in a movie version of ‘Baywatch’ – how could they not be? The laughs in director Seth Gordon’s surprisingly fun and self-mocking comedy don’t sneak up on you so much as hail you ...
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    • 3 out of 5 stars
    What’s your pleasure: a frothy spy romance or a grim World War II drama? How about both at once? ‘Allied’ sets itself up as a modern day answer to ‘Casablanca’: the early scenes are set in the Moroccan city under German occupation, and like the be...
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    • 4 out of 5 stars
    The breakout star of 2014’s 'The Lego Movie' now gets his own action-packed, completely batshit superhero spinoff. The first Lego film was a real surprise: what could have been a lazy cash-in turned out to be sweet, funny and fiendishly original i...
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Zoe F
tastemaker

Not a great cinema with an even worse reputation - I've heard of everything from uneaten left over popcorn being resold to rats running round the floors in the screen floors, rumours or not it's certainly enough to put me off going. For a much better cinematic experience go to neighbouring Beckenham which has an Odeon, or even better Orpington has opened a brand new Odeon cinema which is far superior. Or to make more of an outing, try going further afield to Cineworld at the O2 or Showcase at Bluewater for a real treat!

Though before long I'm sure Empire will close down with the launch of VUE cinema in the up and coming St Mark's Square quarter of Bromley – pleased they saw the potential in Bromley, as a new cinema is evidentally much needed!

Hollibakes
Tastemaker

I mean, this cinema still works, and the screen sizes are pretty decent. But don't except to be comfy or anything. The seats are old, run down and cramped - definitely not what you may be used to in the larger chain cinemas like Cineworld or Odeon. They do however offer some great prices (i'm guessing because of the quality... or lack of) so if you want to see a new release for a bargain price and don't mind being a tad cramped, this place is for you.

Chesca R
Tastemaker

Dilapidated cinema but still functions. Not great in hot or cold weather and I don't fancy its chances of survival after the new cinema opens near Bromley South station.