Archive for the ‘CinemaSalem Beat’ Category


“Guardians of the Galaxy” opening early and why you’ll want to see it!

Tickets now on sale for our Thursday, July 31st 8:00 PM premiere! Tickets can be purchased here.

When Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy flies into theaters on August 1st, it will be Marvel Studios and Disneys biggest gamble yet. Guardians of the Galaxy is the 10th film from Marvel Studios, a once independent production …

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Kereth’s top 5 for 2011

I didn’t watch nearly enough movies this year, and I have a lot of catching up to do. But I did see enough films to make lists about them.

The Top Five:

1) Poetry–This Korean drama snagged the flesh of my heart on a sharp hook at the very beginning and tugged continually throughout …

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Peter’s top films of 2011

2011 has come to a close. The Golden Globe awards were just a few days ago, the Oscar nominations are right around the corner, and every movie critic and blogger has been posting their top films lists, so now it’s our turn. Before I jump in, let me preface this by saying that this isn’t …

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CinemaSalem employee wards off Zombie attack

Notice a little less zombies around Salem of late? This morning on his way to work, Peter Horne (CinemaSalem’s Assistant Manager and Technical Director of the Salem Film Fest) defeated a roving pack of zombies. He was crossing Lafayette street near downtown Salem when six zombies shambled out of the park toward him.

Said Horne, …

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Local actor appearing in new genre film “Rubber”

The Boston Herald posted this article about one of our own, Salem/Swampscott native Blake Robbins and his role in the upcoming film Rubber. Rubber is the story of a telepathic killer tire. If that doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, these reviews may sway your opinion. Rubber opens in the CinemaSalem screening …

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Salem Episode of Ghost Adventures screened free Feb. 18, 9PM

Christian Day got in touch with us the other day about airing the Salem episode of Ghost Adventures, which premieres this Friday, February 18th at 9PM. We managed to just squeeze it into our schedule and hope everyone can make it! We’ll line everyone up in the lobby and get everyone in as quick …

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Captain America: The First Avenger  

Peter’s Top 3 Super Bowl Trailers

With the Super Bowl being the most watched televised event of the year, this year garnering 111 million viewers, breaking previous records and becoming not only the most watched Super Bowl, but the most watched television program of all time, it’s no surprise that movie studios use it as an outlet to showcase their upcoming …

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New artist up for the month of February

Check out the nature photography of Mark Brown during the month of February at CinemaSalem, featuring some pretty spectacular shots of bears and owls (among other things). Mark has to be one of the luckiest,  most patient guys on the planet to get such dynamic shots of these animals. Really good stuff!…

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CinemaSalem closing early 12/26, Mom and Baby show canceled 12/27

Due to the impending snow dump on the north shore, CinemaSalem will close after the 5:00 show of Four Lions today. Additionally, tomorrow’s mom and baby show will be canceled. As of right now, we plan to open for the 11:20 show of Tron: Legacy, and remain open all day, but please call our showtimes …

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CinemaSalem on Local Ginger! Get $20 worth of tickets and concessions for $10.

Hey everyone. Hope the CinemaSalem crowd had a great Thanksgiving weekend! Just a quick heads up–CinemaSalem is on Local Ginger right now. Local Ginger, for those who haven’t heard of it yet, is a fantastic website where you get access to great deals from businesses on the North Shore. Today’s deal gets you $20 worth …

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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]