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Review – Theeb

A characters journey is a crucial part of story telling, with most films using a characters journey as their main plot device or vehicle. Coming of age films are a prime example of a genre of film that uses the characters inner journey to further the plot and their own personalities, creating a contrast between the lead […]

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Coming Soon 11/6/15

We are wiping the slate clean and opening 4 films at CinemaSalem. That means Thursday will be your last chance to see The Martian, Crimson Peak, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, and The History of Halloween. We will be opening Spectre, The Peanuts Movie, Bridge of Spies, and The Assassin. The latest in the […]

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Aaaand we are already talking about the Oscars.

Canada has put in it’s vote for the movie they will put forth for their chance at the Best Foreign Language Oscar. The lucky film, Mommy, has been well received at every festival it hit, especially Cannes. It won the Jury Prize and was nominated for the Palme d’Or and Queer Palm. Even though it […]

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Terry Gilliam’s THE ZERO THEOREM Oct. 2 with screenwriter Pat Rushin in attendance!

October 2nd at 7PM, we’ll be opening Terry Gilliam’s new film THE ZERO THEOREM, starring Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, and Tilda Swinton. After the screening, stick around for a Q&A with the film’s screenwriter, Pat Rushin! We are tingling with excitement that he is able to join us so we hope to see all of […]

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“It’s More Than Ok To Be Takei”

Spencer Blohm did a write up for us on George Takei and his new documentary coming to our Screening Room on August 22nd! It’s More Than Ok To Be Takei George Takei’s journey to becoming the pop culture icon he is today has been a long, and sometimes rocky, one. His incredible story of perseverance, […]

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July means documentaries!

Throughout all of July you will be able to see a documentary in our Screening Room. Here is a list of everything that will be playing and on what dates. We kick of July (July 4th) with the film Citizen Koch. This film was supposed to be out a year ago, but the funding got […]

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The Human Scale

The Human Scale made it’s debut at this past Salem Film Festival and now it is back for an encore. This Saturday we will be having a FREE screening at 10am. You can get your pass at our box office now! If you didn’t get a chance to see what the movie or see read […]

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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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Brooklyn

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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Boyhood

Boyhood started filming in 2002 and it is finally getting released on July 11th. Usually I get worried when I hear something took so long to make it onto the big screen, but in the case of Boyhood I’ll allow it and put my money down to see it now. Why? It was actually being […]

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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]