By Terry Trucco
Almost as many New York City hotels have screening rooms as spas. But it’s a lot easier to visit a hotel spa than to settle in with a bag of popcorn for a movie in a hotel screening room.
Which is why the Crosby Street Hotel’s 100-seat movie theater is so cool. Every week, the Crosby Sunday Night Film Club screens a movie and a short feature at 8 pm.
Admission to the “club” requires neither dues nor hazing: you either book the three-course movie dinner ($50) or the movie bar plate for two ($25 a person).
Crosby’s cinematic offerings, from what we can tell, are smart indies caught in the brief post-theater, pre-DVD interlude, like I am Love. In other words, don’t expect much overlap with the mainstream multiplex (except on October 31, when Saw 3D bloodies the screen). (more…)