Revenge of the Art House Theater

Think! Architecture

These four New York cinemas celebrate an era before streaming.

Even as home streaming continues to threaten the existence of the movie theater, these resilient art-house cinemas in New York are proving that there’s still magic to be found in a dark room full of strangers. Metrograph The newly opened Deco theater on the Lower East Side features a selection of cult classics, archival prints shown on high-end 35 mm projectors, and newer independent fi...