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Ernest & Celestine opens 4/25!

Ernest & Celestine will be coming to our screening room April 25th!

Ernest (Forest Whitaker), a bear who became an outcast in his home town, and Celestine  (Mackenzie Foy), a mouse rejected by everyone close to her, become friends despite the mutual hatred shared between bears and mice. Ernest & Celestine is an  animated film …

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Le Week-end comes to the Screening Room April 11th!

It’s officially spring, and what better way to celebrate than with a romance flick!

Meg (Lindsay Duncan) and Nick (Jim Broadbent) are a married, British couple who seem to have lost their connection with one another at some point while raising their kids. On their wedding anniversary they revisit the place they had their honeymoon …

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Rio 2 Comes to theaters April 11th!

Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and Jewel (Anne Hathaway) return to the big screen in April with their 3 adorable kids. This time they take a vacation and travel to the Amazon where Blu meets his father-in-law.

Directed by Carlos Saldanha who brought us Rio and Ice Age

Also staring Rodrigo Santoro, Jamie Fox, Leslie Mann, Will …

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The Maze Runner 9/19/14

The Maze Runner is a young adult fiction about a group of boys who wake up in a post apocalyptic world with their memories erased and have become “runners” . They must escape a labyrinth full of dangerous traps with walls that literally close in on them.

Based on the novel by James Dashner and …

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Opening today: The Wind Rises, Better Living though Chemistry

The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) The animated story of the life of Jiro Horikoshi, a fighter plane designer who lived during World War II.

Written and Directed by Hayao Miyazaki (Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro)

Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception), John Krasinski (The Office), …

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Happy Oscar Day! Salem Film Fest starts in just a few days!

Salem Film Fest kicks off this week and we’re looking forward to seeing you all here!

Which films are you excited about?

Here’s a few of my top picks for what I’d like to see this





15 Reasons to Live:

The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne:

And…  Maiden Trip:…

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Big Bad Wolves Opens in the Screening Room Tomorrow!

Big Bad Wolves opens in our screening room tomorrow! Written and directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado (Kalevet).

Big Bad Wolves has been described as a funny, yet dark thriller about a group of serial killers that go after, and torture sexual predators.

Big Bad wolves boasts a fresh 79% rating on Rotten Tomatoes!…

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Nebraska is coming to CinemaSalem! 1/24

Nebraska (Oscar nominee for Best Picture) is coming to CinemaSalem January 24th!
Directed by Alexander Payne (Election)
Written by Bob Nelson (The Eyes of Nye)

A disconnected father goes on a road-trip to Nebraska with his son to chase down a million dollar sweepstake prize. Bruce Dern, Will Forte June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk and Stacy …

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Oscar Nominee Lineup!

We here at CinemaSalem are very excited to announce that tomorrow we will have all movies that made the Oscar Nominee list! Check out our nominee lineup:

The Broken Circle Breakdown-Best Foreign Language Film <—(we are pumped this!!!)

Inside Llewyn Davis- Cinematography and sound mixing

Saving MR. Banks – Original Score

and last but not …

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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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