The Royal

Movie Theater

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    Keira Cuthbert
    They show a variety of films and truly love cinema. Check their schedule and see what actors or directors are visiting this month. You may be pleasantly surprised.
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    Stuart Sackler
    This is a great theater for off beat films. The special events here are often hilarious. It could be compilations of Internet videos of 70s exploitation films. The theatre itself is comfy and nicely decorated. Also they make tasty popcorn.
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    Aaron Befus
    I love The Royal like I love all old movie theaters. So many memories, so much energy etched into her old bones. If you like the Royal, check out the Fox. The Fox is the oldest Cinema in North America.
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    Marc Fowler
    Something interesting happens when you show up to a screening of an older movie: you find yourself in the company of a bunch of strangers who are really, really excited and happy. The Royal is a fantastic theatre. Reasonable prices, great film selections. It makes for a wonderful night out.
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    Kay Tor
    This place is a local treasure. I love the programming. Lots of obscure and unusual films are shown here.

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theroyal.to
+1 416-466-4400
608 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B4, Canada
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Long unavailable in the U.S., director Toshio Matsumoto’s shattering, kaleidoscopic masterpiece is one of the most subversive and intoxicating films of the late 1960s: a headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art and black mascara. No less than Stanley Kubrick cited the film as a direct influence on his own dystopian classic A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. An unknown club ...