- Film Forum Jr.
209 W. Houston St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-727-8110
Disney has always been a little pedestrian for this city’s precocious children. So when Film Forum launched a kids’ program in January, it seemed like a natural fit, as weekly sellouts attest. Every Sunday at 11 a.m., cinephiles 5 and up pay $7 to watch classics like King Kong and Young Frankenstein and get introduced to Charlie Chaplin, Fred Astaire, and Betty Boop. Shown in 35-mm. or DCP, they are movies adults would gladly see on their own; contests and sing-alongs sweeten the deal for their charges. Best of all, the smart programming never talks down to young ones: There are even foreign and silent films in the mix.
Best Movie Series
From the 2013 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).