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Drafthouse films and their upcoming releases

As you may or may not be aware of, we have booked the critically acclaimed black comedy/thriller Cheap Thrills in our screening room for one week starting May 9th. This marks our first release from Drafthouse Films, the fairly new distribution company spun out of cinephile theater chain The Alamo Drafthouse.

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“Cold in July” Trailer

IFC Films has released the trailer for their new genre flick Cold in July, starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, and Don Johnson. Directed by Jim Mickle (Stake Land, We Are What We Are) and written by frequent Jim Mickle collaborator Nick Damici (based on the novel by Joe R. Lansdale), …

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David Fincher returns with “Gone Girl” – Starring Ben Affleck

David Fincher, who first broke out with the 1995 hit Se7en, and went on to massive amounts of critical and commercial success with films such as Fight Club, The Game, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and The Social Network, among others returns to the big screen (he’s kept himself …

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Love & Air Sex

Let your opinion be heard people! That’s right! Check out the trailer, synopsis, and cast then let us know if you want us to book it for our Screening Room. An indie movie called Love & Air Sex is about a heartbroken down and out Stan who flies all the way to Austin in hopes …

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Cheap Thrills – Coming to the screening room May 9th!

E.L. Katz makes his directorial debut with the new dark comedy/thriller Cheap Thrills, opening May 9th here at CinemaSalem. Katz, a popular name in the indie horror scene for his writing duties on Pop Skull, Autopsy, and the upcoming ABC’s of Death 2 has made his transition into directing in this film …

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Cinematography Screenings

Once a month we will be holding Cinematography Screenings. These meetings will be held on Thursday nights at 6pm in our cafe. From the meeting you will go to view the showcased film of the month for $6. Please remember to mention the Cinematography meeting at the box office so you can get the correct …

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Is Captain America: The Winter Soldier the best superhero movie yet? Why you should be excited – especially if you’re not a fan of superheroes.

It’s no secret that the Marvel Studios superhero machine is in full swing – and dominating the box office at the same time. From Iron Man, to Thor, and The Avengers – Marvel has had incredible success over the last few years and they don’t show any signs of slowing down. Sticking to …

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Take them all!

Hey everyone! It is that time once again for you to take the posters that are left over off our hands! We are going to do things a bit differently though. If you want a poster that is listed you have to come in and get it. It will be first come first serve and …

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Captain America vs. Batman vs. Superman

No, that headline is not a joke. Well, maybe a little. Remember last month when the Man of Steel sequel, currently being called Superman vs. Batman, moved it’s release date to a date that already had a marvel movie scheduled? Well, not only is Marvel not afraid and sticking with their date, but they’ve …

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SFF Swag  

Get your swag on!

We have all of our SFF 2014 swag in and it is up for grabs! T-shirts from small to XXL ($20), beer mugs ($10), coffee mugs ($10), and flying saucers ($17) are all here and waiting for you to own and love them everyday. Why not start the fest off looking good right? Come down …

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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]