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Like going to the movies used to be!

My wife and I went to see “Puzzle” at the Naro Expanded Cinema this afternoon because she is an... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
lonscof
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Classic Venue...!

We Love the NARO! Vintage Blast from the Past! A Real Theater...Great Rates, Concession! We... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
181dianah
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Virginia
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to see “Puzzle” at the Naro Expanded Cinema this afternoon because she is an avid jigsaw puzzler, as was the main character. These somewhat obscure films are shown at various times on different days, so be sure to carefully check...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lonscof
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We Love the NARO! Vintage Blast from the Past! A Real Theater...Great Rates, Concession! We especially love our annual tradition of seeing double feature, "It's A Wonderful Life" & "A Christmas Story"

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Such an enjoyable theater in a wonderful and safe neighborhood...Ghent. Lots of great eating establishments within walking distance and a free parking lot after 6:00. What's not to like??

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

This historic theater dates to the 1930's and is in the Ghent area of Norfolk. Anybody living near by can easily walk and catch a film. I know that in 1989, it still showed what might be called, "artsy-fartsy" movies, as I saw, Pink Floyd's...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

I recently saw Victoria & Abdul with a friend while visiting Norfolk. Yes, this is an older movie venue and the seats can be a bit uncomfortable. Overall, I would much rather go to an older theater like Naro to see the best independent films...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to see Movies, old and new. Independent movies, Foreign movies, Main stream movies, Alfred Hitchcock movies. They have a balcony which is where I love to sit. The seats are not cushioned, so be forewarned if you have bad backs...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

I love going to this place! It's an old 1936, locally owned movie theatre that shows old/odd movies that you won't see at your average movie theatres. They also show documentaries, often with guest speakers at the conclusion of the films, followed by Q &...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

It was nice to find this spot, in Ghent, after walking around this area for a short time (not that much to see or do, honestly). We popped in for a matinee to escape the sticky temperatures, enjoyed a movie and left. Very small, but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Locally owned theater. Comfortable, renovated a few years ago. Reasonably priced snack bar. Good sound system. Intimate theater, not like a big movies chain. Just one screen. Specialize in quality foreign films and lesser know but high quality movies.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JoeF41
Reviewed December 12, 2016

If you want luxury, reclineing seats, and café au lait this is not for you. This is movies the way it used to be, simple and one small concession stand. Lots of old movies - but you better get there early, Hepburn and Tracy have...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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