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Magic Lantern: Carlton Cinema

Movie Theater and Indie Movie Theater
Church and Wellesley, Toronto
  • American Made: 6:40pm
  • Beetlejuice: 1:40pm 3:50
  • Brad's Status: 1:30pm 3:55 6:50 9:10
  • The Foreigner: 1:25pm 3:55 6:45 9:20
  • Geostorm: 1:30pm 4:00 6:45 9:20
  • Happy Death Day: 1:35pm 4:05 6:50 9:25
  • It: 1:15pm 6:30 9:15
  • The Limehouse Golem: 4:00pm 9:10
  • The Lost World (1925): 4:00pm
  • mother!: 9:15pm
  • The Shining: 6:30pm 9:25
  • The Snowman: 1:15pm 3:50 6:40 9:15
  • Stronger: 1:20pm 6:35
  • Simon G.
    "Super comfy, cheap and intimate."(3 Tips)
    Chris R.
    "$5 Tuesdays, small screens but cozy atmosphere... and beer."(2 Tips)
    Robin J.
    "Serves beer and has cheap popcorn."(2 Tips)
    Chris B.
    "Plus they serve beer!"(2 Tips)
39 Tips and reviews
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  • hidden gem
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  • Shurraj R.
    Shurraj RaoNovember 29, 2016
    Tuesday $5 dollar deals can't go wrong. Seats are surprisingly comfortable enough to enjoy a movie.
  • Chris R.
    Chris RichardsDecember 15, 2015
    $5 Tuesdays, small screens but cozy atmosphere... and beer.
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan ShisslerOctober 15, 2015
    Small, intimate cinemas
  • Robin J.
    Robin JohannsenApril 24, 2015
    Serves beer and has cheap popcorn. You won't get the highest quality movie experience but I love it anyway.
  • Amanda A.
    Amanda A.March 19, 2015
    It is indeed a hidden gem in the city. The screens may be a bit smaller than the regular large chain theaters but it makes up for that in the comfort you get being there. Highly recommend it ☺
  • Amanda A.
    Amanda A.March 19, 2015
    Really enjoyed my experience here. It's a nice place with great friendly staff
  • Chris T.
    Chris ThwaitesJanuary 11, 2015
    Cheap discount movies on a Tuesday and cheaper than other cinemas for regular days!
  • Becca G.
    Becca GilganOctober 23, 2014
    Clean and cozy, being here is like watching a movie in your own living room. Cushy seats, a smaller screen, and they sell alcohol!
  • Eugen S.
    Eugen SakhnenkoOctober 23, 2014
    You can drink alcohol in the cinemas!!!
  • Russell H.
    Russell HolleyOctober 5, 2014
    One of the most affordable theatres in the city. They play old favourites and serve booze. What more do you want?
  • Chris D.
    Chris DaviesAugust 31, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Friendly staff and great value for low cost
  • Chris B.
    Chris BoutetAugust 29, 2014
    Small screens but always lots of room. Plus they serve beer!
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SalibaMay 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    My favourite cinema in Toronto. Best prices for first-run features, indie flicks and foreign delights. Friendly staff,nice intimate rooms and very few if any commercials before your film.
  • Lloyd B.
    Lloyd BedeauApril 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Go during the day time
  • Craig W.
    Craig WebsterMarch 15, 2014
    The Room is now playing monthly!
  • Monse R.
    Monse RiveraFebruary 28, 2014
    12 years a slave 👌
  • Kay C.
    Kay CeeFebruary 17, 2014
    Great place, amazing staff, reasonably priced movies
  • Samantha L.
    Samantha LuiDecember 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    I love this place. While the theaters are small and the seats aren't very comfy, there is always a great selection of films from mainstream to indie. Cheap and can't say no to $5 Tuesdays!
  • Warren G.
    Warren Garvey Jr.September 17, 2013
    Can't beat $5 Tuesdays!
  • Joel R.
    Joel RSeptember 12, 2013
    Possibly the saddest theatre I've ever been to in my life, with the creepiest crowd. But it has a charm in its charmlessness that cannot be explained
  • Simon G.
    Simon GouetJuly 31, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Super comfy, cheap and intimate. Great venue.
  • Emma T.
    Emma TownsonJuly 10, 2013
    This theatre is great. Cheap tickets and good selection on films
  • Brad D.
    Brad DicksJuly 9, 2013
    Bring cash! Cash in hand means shorter lineups when it's busy.
  • Margaret P.
    Margaret PerryJuly 8, 2013
    Tickets are half the price of anywhere else
  • Josh H.
    Josh HollidayMarch 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    When watching the movie keep your cellphone away. No texting or checking the screen. You're not that important. If you can't go 2 hours without looking at your phone, stay home. Thanks.
  • Betty D.
    Betty DangNovember 28, 2012
    Can't beat 5 dollar flat Tuesdays. Small theatre rooms, but sometimes they have a piano player in the lobby while you wait and ok movie posters for sale with a minimum 2 dollar donation .
  • Bryan A.
    Bryan A.October 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    5$ cheap Tuesdays!
  • Peter H.
    Peter HAugust 3, 2012
    Get here early on Tuesdays, surprisingly people really like paying only five bucks to watch a movie
  • Dagger and A.
    Dagger and ArrowMay 16, 2012
    Most theaters have $5 Tuesdays...the con's heavily outweigh the pro's on this one The screens are TINY. Good if your feeling nostalgic. Cheap popcorn with free refills and also a pianist in the lobby
  • nicole g.
    nicole gJanuary 24, 2012
    Haywire sucks!
  • Rui P.
    Rui PereiraJanuary 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    It might not have big screens, but it's half the price of the big chains.
  • Alicia d.
    Alicia den OudenNovember 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    hilarious and awesome employee movember set up in the lobby!
  • Marko K.
    Marko KudjerskiFebruary 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Just saw 127 Hours at Carlton. I'm so glad that Magic Lantern came in and re-opened this theatre.
  • Ryan Bruce L.
    Ryan Bruce LeveyDecember 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Sell Out now playing at The Carlton! Funniest movie you'll see all year!!!
  • Leah S.
    Leah SwartzNovember 22, 2010
    hidden gem. Cheap movies, and the inside isn't too bad. Nice for a quiet evening of movie watching without the huge crowd.
  • Tibet In Song
    Tibet In SongOctober 23, 2010
    TIBET IN SONG now playing - for one week only. 4**** from Toronto Sun, Sundance-Winning film that former political prisoner Ngawang Choephel risked his life to make. Read more
  • Ryan Bruce L.
    Ryan Bruce LeveySeptember 25, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Whatever It Takes is screening at The Carlton this weekend, amazing doc education and hope, with panels all day Sunday, Sept. 26th w/ Director Chris Wong and Ed Tom, film Subject.
  • Erin S.
    Erin SmithSeptember 11, 2010
    Going the Distance might be the worst movie ever be warned!!
  • Jai J.
    Jai JohnsonApril 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Soon to be Rainbow Theatre.
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