CinemaSalem Blog


Going all sorts of artsy up in here!

CinemaSalem will love to welcome Mary Beth Bainbridge to our family. She is now our Art Curator for any and all lobby art you will be setting your lucky eyes on. We have a few art receptions in the making for our next few exhibits as well as the current one dawning the walls.

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Who loves marmalade? Paddington loves marmalade.

Get ready…the most lovable walking catastrophe on the face of the earth is hitting the big screen, Paddington Bear. Based on the best-selling books, Paddington is mysteriously sent from his home in “darkest Peru” to London England with only a suitcase (containing marmalade) and a tag saying “Please look after this bear.” Paddington is a …

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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys is a film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name. Clint Eastwood directed the film that will be coming out on June 20th. Most of the cast you have seen here and there besides two. Christopher Walken and John Lloyd Young. The lead character was played by Young on …

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Drafthouse films and their upcoming releases

As you may or may not be aware of, we have booked the critically acclaimed black comedy/thriller Cheap Thrills in our screening room for one week starting May 9th. This marks our first release from Drafthouse Films, the fairly new distribution company spun out of cinephile theater chain The Alamo Drafthouse.

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What’s coming up

Tonight we are having the 8pm premiere of Transendence. Tickets are up for grabs!

Leaving this week is Muppets Most Wanted, Noah, and Le Week-End. Coming in is Transcendence and in the Screening Room we will have Nymphomaniac Vol. 1. Rio 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier will be …

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“Cold in July” Trailer

IFC Films has released the trailer for their new genre flick Cold in July, starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, and Don Johnson. Directed by Jim Mickle (Stake Land, We Are What We Are) and written by frequent Jim Mickle collaborator Nick Damici (based on the novel by Joe R. Lansdale), …

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David Fincher returns with “Gone Girl” – Starring Ben Affleck

David Fincher, who first broke out with the 1995 hit Se7en, and went on to massive amounts of critical and commercial success with films such as Fight Club, The Game, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and The Social Network, among others returns to the big screen (he’s kept himself …

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A local (Addison, Maine) based, RawFaith, is having a special screening next Thursday night (4/24) at 8:30pm! Tickets are $8 or if you spend $15 you get a DVD of the documentary. One man’s passion became a family’s mission. We hope to see you all here to view their journey. Check out the Boston …

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Nymphomaniac Vol. 1 & 2

We will be getting Lars von Triers (Melancholia, Antichrist) new film(s) Nymphomaniac. Like Kill Bill it was split into two volumes due to it’s length. We will be getting (Screening Room) Vol. 1 on April 18th and Vol. 2 will be shown on May 2nd. It is about Joe, a woman …

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I’m going to say it now…Chef will be the indie movie of the summer. Great cast, concept, and direction that plays at my feelings as well as my stomach. Director/lead actor Jon Favreau has free creative reign once again in this film and not only does it seem like he is loving it, but …

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CinemaSalem is a four-screen independent community movie theater located in historic downtown Salem, MA. Focusing on quality first-run feature films, art films, and passionate documentaries, CinemaSalem is a friendly and affordable alternative to the megaplex experience, and features the best popcorn you've ever tasted! Perhaps that's why filmlovers recently voted it the "Best North Shore Movie Theater." [Learn More]