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Movies and showtimes for 13 theatres with in suburban Chicago and northern Illinois. Also has histories for Classic Cinemas restored theatres, special events listings, MovieTime E-mail sign-up, gift card purchase and more.
Best Vintage Movie Theaters
In the 1920s—back when people dressed up to see the latest Hollywood feature—movie palaces resembled cathedrals. They lured moviegoers with polished-marble foyers, ceilings glowing with tiny starlike lights, hand-painted murals, costumed ushers, and—the pièce de résistance—dramas unfolding on the screen like a cast spell.Unfortunately, many of the world’s grandest movie palaces have gone the way of silent films—nobody’s making them anymore, and very few have survived in the era of TiVo and…