CinemaSalem Blog


Films and Showtimes Friday, June 13 through Thursday, June 19

How to Train Your Dragon 2
PG 1hr 55min
“When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.”

Fri: 6:30 PM
Sat & Sun: (11:00 AM), …

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The Human Scale  

The Human Scale Free Screening – Saturday, June 21 at 10 am

One of the 2014 Salem Film Fest docs that created the most buzz was The Human Scale, a fascinating glimpse of city planners and architects who are transforming urban spaces around the world into intimate places for human interaction. Join us for this free screening.…

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To Be Takei

To Be Takei will be coming to the Screening Room August 22nd! If you couldn’t guess it is a documentary about George Takei. A way better sysnopsis from the creators of the film, ” Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship …

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I’m not sure if you know, but there is a new film movement in France dubbed the “new vibe” movement. This movement revives around the suburban Arab and African neighborhoods of Paris. I learned about this movement through a trailer for a film that was screened at Cannes. This film stars KT Gorique, a female …

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The Purge: Breakout

The Purge came out about a year ago and even though it didn’t have the greatest reviews it was a hit. I believe it is because of the plot idea, for 12 hours once a year you are allowed to commit any crime and the all public services are down. This means you can go …

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Fault in Our Stars Comes to theaters 6/6/14

The Fault in Our Stars will be coming to CinemaSalem June 6th!

Shailene Woodley (Divergent) and Ansel Elgot (also from Divergent) star in this story that is not just about love, but life,  overcoming obstacles and so much more. Based on the bestseller by John Green, The Fault in Our Stars follows the story of …

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Marvel/Disney Updates – New trailers and posters for “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Big Hero 6″

The Marvel machine just won’t stop. After the huge success that was Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Disney/Marvel are gearing up for their next two releases – Guardians of the Galaxy on August 1st and the animated Big Hero 6 on November 7th. In anticipation of these releases, Disney has unleashed some brand new …

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Coming this Friday to CinemaSalem: Maleficent (2D/3D) and Finding Vivian Maier!

This Friday, May 30th, we’re opening two new films as well as holding onto our most popular flicks and providing a nice variety for our customers!

First up in the screening room is the documentary feature Finding Vivian Maier. The documentary tells the story of Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of …

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Pride Weekend Agenda

We will be celebrating our pride weekend (June 20th-June 22nd) our own special way!

To kick it off (June 20th) we will be having a special one time showing of The Birdcage at 10:30pm. It will be free for Kickstarter Backers and Friends and general admission for all you cool people. Tickets are up for …

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“Locke” – Opening Friday at CinemaSalem!

This Friday, May 23rd, we’ll be opening the critically acclaimed flick Locke, starring Tom Hardy. Written and directed by Steven Knight (best known as the screenwriter of Dirty Pretty Things and Eastern Promises), Locke is a one man drama/thriller (literally – Tom Hardy is the only actor to appear on screen) that has …

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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]