Archive for the ‘Indie’ Category


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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Run & Jump

Coming next week to our Screening Room is Run & Jump! It is starring Maxine Peake, Edward MacLiam, Sharon Horgan, and Will Forte. It seems that Will Forte is trying to take the more serious route with his career. Take a look at the synopsis and trailer, then let us know what you think.…

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Sundance is never boring

With the award season in full swing, sometimes we pass over Sundance Festival completely. NOT TODAY! I was looking through some of the films debuting and there are quite a few that took my interest, but there is always one that stands out more than the rest. Now I’m not sure if this film will …

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Dead Snow: Red vs Dead

A few years back we showed a movie in the Screening Room called Dead Snow. It. Was. AWESOME. It was about Nazi zombies against campers and one guy named Martin escaping in the most fun of fashions. Pure chaos zombie murders! I think you can see it on Netflix. The second one, Dead Snow: …

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Is the Man Who is Tall Happy?

Starting off 2014 in the Screening Room will be Is the Man Who is Tall Happy? It is an hour and twenty-eight minute animated conversion with Noam Chomsky. If you don’t know who this man is please come and check it out because he is one of the most brilliant people of our time. …

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The Broken Circle Breakdown

The Broken Circle Breakdown will be coming to the CinemaSalem Screening Room on January 17, 2014! It is based off of a stage play from Johan Heldenbergh and Mieke Dobbles. We follow a couple from their first encounter until their last. Elise is a religious realist while Didier is a romantic atheist. Everything they know …

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Knights of Badassdom

After waiting for like what felt an eternity Knights of Badassdom has been picked up by eOne and will be opening in our Screening Room on January 24th!!! It stars Summer Glau, Ryan Kwanten, Jimmi Simpson, Steve Zahn, Joshua Malina, Mararita Levieva, Danny Pudi, and Peter Dinklage (that’s how you know it will be awesome). …

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Blue is the Warmest Color

For the week of December 20th we will be featuring Blue is the Warmest Color in our Screening Room! The film has won two awards from Cannes, the FIPRRESCI Prize, and for the very first time the Palme d’Or was giving to both the actors (Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux). Just remember to bring your …

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The Hunt (Jagten)

On November 22 we will be getting The Hunt in our Screening Room! The Hunt showed at 2012 Cannes Film Festival where Mads Mikkelsen won for best actor for his role as Lucas. The film is about a man named Lucas who is forced to hit the restart button on his life after losing his …

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