Cinema Paradiso

503 SE Sixth St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
954-525-3456
Best Of
Cinema Paradiso +

Photo by Eric Barton

Cinema Paradiso started out in 1905 as a church, not a movie palace, and a warren of little-box theaters was never in the cards. Instead, Cinema Paradiso offers lots of plush velvet seats, one big screen, and movies galore, from Fort Lauderdale Film Festival entries to programs for kids. Plus, they sell beer at the refreshment stand. And popcorn that tastes good. Tragically, Cinema Paradiso is a one-of-a-kind joint in South Florida.

Related Stories (67)

  • David Cronenberg Talks About His New Film, Maps to the Stars
    2 months ago by Hans Morgenstern

    Courtesy of Le Pacte FilmsMia Wasikowska in Maps to the Stars Celebrities are flesh, David Cronenberg would say. Maps to the Stars, the latest film from the cult director, paints a grim picture behind the veneer of celebrity, but it...

  • Star Struck
    2 months ago by Hans Morgenstern

    Maps to the Stars, the latest film from the cult director of subversive horror-drama David Cronenberg, paints a grim picture behind the veneer of celebrity in Hollywood. It follows a family of Hollywood archetypes disrupted by the a...

  • Tuff Luck Movie "Shows the World What Could Have Been" of the Fort Lauderdale '80s Rockers
    2 months ago by Laurie Charles

    Like many other rock legends, Fort Lauderdale's Tuff Luck may never earn the credit it deserves, but one thing's for certain: it will now never be forgotten. Sure, their hometown may be known as the city that launched Marilyn Manson...

  • Reel Tuff
    2 months ago by John Thomason

    Devotees of South Florida arena metal in the 1980s need little introduction to Tuff Luck, one of the linchpins of our area’s thriving heavy-metal history. Formed by friends Kenny Monroe (vocals), Todd Kelly (drums), and David ...

Load More Articles