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Address: 44 Lorne Street | Central Library Building, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Excellent Great Art house movies and can get a wine or beer perfect best kept secret and amazingly ony $5 on Wednesdays

Reviewed 14 December 2016
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent Great Art house movies and can get a wine or beer perfect best kept secret and amazingly ony $5 on Wednesdays

Thank boldcreative
Bratislava, Slovakia
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

After moving to AKL: I immediately searched for film-club with good taste and offer of advanced movies. We found Academy Cinemas: trying to come here at least twice a week (not only on Wednesday!). I like the movies' selection, local ice-cream, as well as the venue (especially that cute little screening room - for 16 people only?).

Thank boba b
south strathfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Arthouse cinema hidden away under Auckland Library probably has the best chocolate tops in Auckland. Programming is always interesting and intriguing and often controversial. Undeniably a hidden gem.

Thank viccarson
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

I saw 3 films at Academy Cinema over 3 days. I saw 'Marshland' an excellent retro police murder mystery set in the south of Spain in the late 1970s just after the end of the Franco fascist torture regime. Highly recommended. I also saw 'Legend' about the Kray brothers, 1960s London gangsters. Tom Ford was very very good and it... More 

Thank tonyob999
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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Shows a good variety of Documentaries. Small cozy cinemas, you can get snacks and a glass of wine to have whilst watching movie. Great little set up worth a visit.

Thank Melanie H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

I go to the Academy first when in Auckland and have been there a dozen times. Most movies rotate, so look ahead if you don't see the time you want. There is one big theater and several smaller screens, all of which are comfortable. I have seen many films there that were not available in Auckland or back home in... More 

Thank Marcel D
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 1 February 2014

We bumped into this small cinema by chance and it was a great surprise. The young american lady at the counter was very helpful and friendly. The place itself was comfy and cozy. The cinema rooms very small and homely like. Even at the front row the view was perfect. This was a very nice and resting experience.

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