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Cinema Nova

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Almost perfect

We love going to the cinema and this movie house provides a wide choice with its multiple theatres... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorne, Australia
via mobile
Cosy, small

A comfortable, clean cinema. A little ragged around edges though sound system good. Little shops... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Teresa C
Metro Manila, Philippines
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380 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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+61 3 9347 5331
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have often found that Cinema Nova is still showing movies that have finished in the local cinema. This was the case with our last minute decision to see a movie that had been at the cinema for a couple of months and no longer...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shazzax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful Arthouse movie theatre. There is 16 theatres. You can enjoy in - cinema dining. The theatres have good comfortable seating. There is a car park at the back , where you can get a two hour deduction from your parking fee, when your...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to the cinema and this movie house provides a wide choice with its multiple theatres furnished with very comfortable chairs and excellent sound systems. However the experience is marred by the poor maintenance. The floors are often dirty as it appears no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 554judyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went recently to see Kusama: Infinity, but have visited previously for previews and other events. This was the first time I visited on a Monday to take advantage of the discount day ($7 before 4pm, $10 thereafter). Candy bar prices are comparable to other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shihoko
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This cinema shows both mainstream and alternative/arty movies and holds a number of movie events including previews and director events.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The Nova is a multiplex cinema showing mainly arthouse films. Tickets are $7 on Monday before 4:00 pm -- cash only! You can nominate a seat. Icecream, etc can be purchased from the cinema's snack shop. Tickets can be booked online, The Nova often gets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

A comfortable, clean cinema. A little ragged around edges though sound system good. Little shops available for snacks. Restaurants good for more substantial meals.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 15 September 2018

If you are into non mainstream movies this is the place for you. Pay little attention to all the complainings in other reviews! Sure there may be a plague of mice currently. NB: climate change etc. At least we are not in a Pacific Island...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

I love this cinema and its alternative menu of films. I am a frequent visitor. But this afternoon I had a horrible experience when sitting in the cinema, watching a movie and a mouse ran over my foot. I was horrified and left the cinema...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Love this cinema in a cosmopolitan part of Melbourne. Lots of great places to eat and drink nearby, a good bar in the cinema itself. Always a good range of films, from arthouse to blockbuster. Why do a multi-plex when you can have such a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank J0hnnyG13
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Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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