Baby-tolerant movie theaters in Seattle
May 8, 2009 12:35 PM   Subscribe

Which movie theaters in the Seattle area have special screenings for moms and babies?

I understand the Guild, the Metro, and the Varsity have small cry rooms but we want the full on block buster experience. I don't know why the theater websites don't list this information and google isn't helping me out.
posted by Slarty Bartfast to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Kirkland Parkplace Cinema has them on weekend matinees. They don't always do first-run movies, though.
posted by Cool Papa Bell at 12:52 PM on May 8, 2009

Columbia City Cinema seems to have "Cry Baby Tuesdays All shows before 6 PM on Tuesdays"
posted by tristeza at 2:25 PM on May 8, 2009

We never did it, but as I understand it it's basically regular cinema with the option to pop-off to a crying room if the baby gets upset, and you don't really get to follow the film from the crying room. Not exactly the full blockbuster experience, and it probably works best with very young kids. The moms and babies demographic affects the choice of movies too, so they might not have No Children For Old Men.
posted by Artw at 3:33 PM on May 8, 2009

Response by poster: Well this question sort of landed with a thud. I was thinking of this thing called Reel Moms, I knew I'd seen signs for it back in my pre-baby days at Meridian 16, but that was a while ago and I can't seem to find any current information on it. I think I heard that Cinerama does this too. The idea is that there is a certain matinee where they turn the sound down a bit, leave the lights up a bit, people can feel comfortable whipping out their boobs for feeding, can walk up and down the aisles with crying babies, etc.

People, we would *love* to go see Star Trek.
posted by Slarty Bartfast at 6:10 PM on May 8, 2009

Lincoln Square Cinema has a "mothers day" thursdays (actually, all thursdays are "mom days"). The 14th they are showing Star Trek, at a 10am show. Pretty much agreed upon to be infants in the audience, etc.
posted by mrzarquon at 7:26 PM on May 8, 2009

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