CinemaSalem Blog


Yippie ki yay – We’re showing “Die Hard”!

As you probably know by now, we here at CinemaSalem like to do things differently. Something unique, different, that can separate us from the rest. So in keeping with tradition, we’ve decided to present a more alternative Christmas movie for your holiday viewing pleasure this year. Now, that’s not to say it’s not a Christmas …

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“For as long as I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster.” -Katniss Everdeen

We have a pretty big Thursday heading our way with two very big movies showing on our big screens. First at 7pm we have the premiere of the last installment of the Hunger Games series. Mockingjay Part 2 is opening up with very solid positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes! With Jennifer Lawrence reprising her …

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Coming Soon 11/6/15

We are wiping the slate clean and opening 4 films at CinemaSalem. That means Thursday will be your last chance to see The Martian, Crimson Peak, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, and The History of Halloween. We will be opening Spectre, The Peanuts Movie, Bridge of Spies, and The Assassin.…

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Halloween Weekend 2015

We are approaching the last few days of our Haunted Happenings 2015 celebrations here in Salem.

Our hours will go as followed:

  • Friday: 10:45am-10:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:45-5pm
  • Sunday: 10:45am-7:30pm

We will be showing The True 1692 in 3D, History of Halloween, The Scouts Guide of the Zombie Apocalypse, Crimson Peak, and The Martian. On Sunday, True …

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Boston Globe: Star Wars Ticket Shortages

The Boston Globe reports that due to a shortage of supply, tickets for the December 17 opening night premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens are selling on Craigslist for as much as $100 each. At the moment, CinemaSalem┬ástill has plenty of tickets left for both the 2D and 3D premieres at our regular prices. …

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Benefit for the Boys and Girls Club

This Saturday night, October 24, is a special night for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem. That’s when BJ Thomas (“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on my Head”) will headline a benefit concert for the organization at the Cabot in Beverly. The show starts at 8 pm and there are a few seats left. You …

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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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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]