CinemaSalem Blog


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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Ernest & Celestine opens 4/25!

Ernest & Celestine will be coming to our screening room April 25th!

Ernest (Forest Whitaker), a bear who became an outcast in his home town, and CelestineĀ  (Mackenzie Foy), a mouse rejected by everyone close to her, become friends despite the mutual hatred shared between bears and mice. Ernest & Celestine is anĀ  animated film …

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Love & Air Sex

Let your opinion be heard people! That’s right! Check out the trailer, synopsis, and cast then let us know if you want us to book it for our Screening Room. An indie movie called Love & Air Sex is about a heartbroken down and out Stan who flies all the way to Austin in hopes …

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Cheap Thrills – Coming to the screening room May 9th!

E.L. Katz makes his directorial debut with the new dark comedy/thriller Cheap Thrills, opening May 9th here at CinemaSalem. Katz, a popular name in the indie horror scene for his writing duties on Pop Skull, Autopsy, and the upcoming ABC’s of Death 2 has made his transition into directing in this film …

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Grand Budapest Hotel

IF everything goes as planned we will showing Grand Budapest Hotel starting April 25th. If you haven’t heard about this movie let me get you excited. It stars Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Williem Defoe, Jeff Goldblum (I hope he laughs), Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Edward Norton, Lea Seydoux, Jason Schwartxman, Saoirse …

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On April 18th we will be getting Transcendence! It is starring Johnny Depp, Rebbeca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara, and Morgan Freeman. Wally Pfister, who is Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer (also a lot more), is stepping into the director spot for the first time. From all of his work before I’m sure it …

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Le Week-end comes to the Screening Room April 11th!

It’s officially spring, and what better way to celebrate than with a romance flick!

Meg (Lindsay Duncan) and Nick (Jim Broadbent) are a married, British couple who seem to have lost their connection with one another at some point while raising their kids. On their wedding anniversary they revisit the place they had their honeymoon …

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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]