Beyond the historically important Cinerama Dome on Sunset Boulevard—that impossible-to-miss golf ball-looking structure built in 1963 to show widescreen Cinerama films—ArcLight is the theater that attempts to problem-solve the issues associated with going to the movies. Assigned seating for movies, space for parking, a shopping area, a restaurant, and a bar—the 15-screen ArcLight has a lot going for it. The event calendar is worth paying attention to, as directors
and actors stop in from time to time to chat with audiences; for example, Leonardo DiCaprio stopped in for a Q&A for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street. Evening shows on the weekend feature “21+” shows, where moviegoers can bring alcoholic beverages into the screening rooms. Check the website for showtimes.