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Cinemas in Folkestone, Kent*

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  • Support the local cinema. It's always empty.
  • folkestone or ashford is much better
  • go to ashford
  • silver screens in town
  • Old cinema above waterstones, only has 2 screens but much nicer than nasty modern odeon multiplexs
  • silver screen, buts its smaller than my bedroom and staff are wankstains, go to cineworld
  • The Silver Screen! Not been there for eyars. It was great til Ashford Cineworld was built. I can't remember the last time i went there, or any of my friends went there! I wonder if it still shows films or if it's closed down?Its at the bottom of the high-street.
  • Silver Screen Cinema!! this is superb!! its a shame for the owners that only about 20 people turn up for a showing!! there is nothing wrong with it, its a classic cinema, really nice, shows all the best films so go there!! i always do!
  • very small and pikeyish rather go 2 ashford
  • Cheesy little 2 screen cinema not bad if you cant drive if not its usually better to go to ashford. If your lucky enougth to get caught in a rearlly popular film you can get crapped on by the pigeons on top of waterstones as you queue
  • Silver Screen Cinema on guildhall st, 2 screens, classic cinema style!
  • Folkestone cinema is shit dont go there
  • forgot folkestone cinema! travel 20 mins to ashford! much better!
  • Folkestone silverscreen uncofortable after 5min
  • Cinema in folkestone is pretty bad and only 2 screens but the multiplex at Ashford isn't too far but quite expensive!
  • Folkestone cinema sucks, go to ashford
  • Ugh does anyone remember the snail infested damp,dank,pit that used to be the cinema down by the hillside cafe off rendesvous st?
  • hmmmm not much to say about folkestone cinema .... slightly bigger than ya living room!
  • Lets go to Cineworld ashford. Folkestone cinema should be banned as it is a dive!!
  • I would travel to Ashford to watch a movie, silver Screen smells bad
  • Teh Silver Screen has been fully restored to recreate the ambience of the 1940s, the golden age of film. The main screen is excellent. However, you have to look hard to find the venue (the entrance is next to Waterstone's Bookshop. Much better than the multiscreen in anonymous Ashford!
  • Ashford Cineworld
  • The Silver Screen cinema is it really. It's not that bad. It's cheaper if you go to an afternoon showing. It's never full so you don't have to worry about people sitting infront of you. And queing is never a problem. Bliss really. Oh and Pizza hut is right next door, sorted!
  • Please note that as a long serving customer of Silver Screen Cinema I know too well how uncomtable the seats are but I do disagree about the two months wait for new releases please note that before 1996 the nearest so called fantastic multiplex was in Essex Lakeside and the nearest other cinemas were at Margate, Dover or Maidstone, also please note that 5.00 for a coke and popcorn is what cineworld charge what is shocking is that cineworld is owned by coke and the popcorn factory how else do you think they make their money not by showing films surely ha ha ha
  • Go west to Ashford Cineworld young man where legroom is plenty and popcorn is cheap.
  • Silver screens cinema has very uncomfortable sits and the price of sweets,popcorn,drinks are stupid its like 2.50 for a small popcorn, $2.00 for a small drink and i think it is ridiculous
  • carboard box
  • cinema very small
  • Ashford Cineworld
  • Cineworld, the smart place to take a bird.very pro.
  • There used to be a cinema up near the Bayle which I think they have now turned into some kind of old peoples home. The Silver Screen is tiny and gets new releases about 2 months after they are released that is if they get them at all!
  • everyone gets in a car and goes to Cineworld near Ashford now. So cheap+ nice. Real American drive in kind of feeling.
  • There's a tiny (2 lanes!) bowling alley in the old Leas Cliff Pavilion. Quaint and cool.
  • "Playhouse"Cinema Guildhall street. "Odeon" Cinema Sandgate Rd. Saturday morning flicks.
  • Folkestone SilverScreen cinema - built in 1920s and not changed a bit - the worlds most uncomfortable crappy cinema in existance - the only good thing is the couples seats upstairs for some cinema based sex
  • Should be one soon along the M20 towards Ashford. Fed up of watching films in a room smaller than my living room for 5.00.
  • 1 cinema with two screens (on screen only has about 30 seats) There is ten pin bowling (in Ashford ! - twenty minute drive) Although, they claim to have bowling in the Leas Club but its so small, you can't possibly miss
  • go to rochester for a great cinema.. worth paying extra for silver can drink alcohol while you watch the film
  • My tv is bigger than the cinema screen. My tv is bigger than the c
  • We would travel to the next town which would be about 20 minutes away to watch a movie some times. Thats if tere ws crap on in our town!

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