CinemaSalem Blog


R.I.P. Wes Craven

I started watching horror movies at far too young of an age. My Grandma was really into the classic horror scene, but there was only so many times a 5 year-old could watch The Blob.

A year or so later my Dad started to let me be in the room while Freddy, Chucky, Jason, and …

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Tangerine Slider  


Wednesday, July 29, 2015

This Friday in the Screening room we will be showing Sean Baker’s Tangerine, A low-budget film shot entirely on an iPhone 5. Tangerine tells the story of Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) and Alexandra (Mya Taylor), two transgender prostitutes, who navigate Sin-Dee’s first day out of jail and the realization that her …

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Tickets for Disney’s Tomorrowland are on sale now, both online and at the box office. Inspired by the notorious Disney World attraction, director Brad Bird brings the futuristic theme of the rides to the big screen. Starring in the film are George Clooney and Britt Robertson, who portray two dreamers who travel to the mysterious …

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Cameron Crowe is coming back to the big screen on May 29th with his new film Aloha. You may now Crowe from the films Say Anything, Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky, and We Bought A Zoo. That alone has to make you interested, but I will list off …

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What I See – Photographs by Jeff Dykes

Opening reception Wednesday, April 8th from 5:30 – 7:00
Photographs on view April 2nd through April 28th.

WHAT I SEE is a collection of photographs by Jeff Dykes featuring both
color and black-and-white archival prints. Jeff identifies himself as
an image maker. He looks at the world in great detail, loves light and
moods, shoots …

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SFF 2015

The Salem Film Festival is less than a week away! We are going to talk about passes, tickets, rules, and some basic information so you’re ready for anything.

We have three different kind of passes you can purchase for the festival. Single tickets are $11 for adults and $9 for seniors (ages 60+)  and students …

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Upcoming films and events!

Sometimes programming a theater can be difficult. Especially this time of year, heading into awards season, when there is almost too much good stuff out there. Times like these, we like to turn to you, our loyal customers to see what you want us to show. After polling via our social media we narrowed it …

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Hey guys just a heads up!

Dear devoted patrons,

At CinemaSalem, we value our dedicated and talented staff, and to assure they and other retail workers can earn a living wage, we have supported the recent minimum wage increase that went into effect January 1. You’ll notice that, to fund this wage increase, we have adjusted our admission and concession prices.…

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Special Showings

We are super excited to announce that our “Friends of CinemaSalem” subscription is here and ready to be yours! This card will either get you in to one of our special screenings for free or at a great discount. The FoCS Individual card is gives the discount to you and one guest for the price …

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Get your zombie on with “[REC] 4: Apocalypse”!

Horror fans and zombie enthusiasts – hot on the heels of the extremely popular Australian horror flick The Babadook, we’ve decided to bring in yet another horror movie. [REC] 4: Apocalypse, the fourth film in the popular Spanish language franchise will be playing in our screening room for one week starting on Friday, …

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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]