There are a lot of places where you can watch a movie in the Metroplex, but only eight that will make watching Ben Affleck play Batman actually somewhat tolerable. They've all got something unique, be it history, giant screens, or just a shton of booze:
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The Texas Theatre You know the Texas Theatre's place in US history, so we're not gonna revisit that. What's important here is the absolutely awesome deco interior, a solid mix of moderns and classics, and, yes, that's an old-school record player in the lobby.
Inwood Theatre Sure, it's got one of the top five most glorious pieces of neon in Dallas, 66yrs of history, and a great selection of indie and foreign pics, but the best part: the Love Sacs!
HP Village Theatre Their Red Room would make David Lynch proud, but their Living Room was built for John Facenda. Plus, you can watch My Own Private Idaho with your own private bartender. Win.
The Angelika If Kirsten Dunst went to this artsy flick house, she'd be all, "Brrrr, it's cold in here", mostly because it's home to one of Dallas's coldest A/Cs. Mostly.
The Magnolia Sure, the parking sucks more than the plot of a Transformers movie, but, located right in the middle of the West Village, it's got arguably the best location of any theater on this list.
Coyote Drive-In It's 50% beer garden, 50% drive-in movie theater. We really shouldn't have to explain this beyond that.
LOOK Cinemas Look's got seats that auto-recline for the lazy/smart. It's got a giant ATMOS screen. It's got rad drinks. It's got a Nick & Sam's Grill that you can eat while you're reclining with a rad drink while watching a horribly plotted Transformers movie on a giant ATMOS screen.