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CALL ME BY
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DARKEST HOUR

 

 

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DECONSTRUCTING
THE BEATLES:
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DECONSTRUCTING
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DOLORES

 

 

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A FANTASTIC WOMAN

 

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FILM STARS DON'T
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FINAL PORTRAIT

 

 

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FOXTROT

 

 

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GOD'S OWN COUNTRY

 

 

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HAPPY END

 

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IN THE FADE

 

 

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I, TONYA

 

 

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JANE

 

 

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LEANING INTO THE WIND: ANDY GOLDSWORTHY

 

 

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THE LEISURE SEEKER

 

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LOVELESS

 

 

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THE MAGIC FLUTE

 

 

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MARIA BY CALLAS:
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PHANTOM THREAD

 

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THE RIDER

 

 

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THE SHAPE OF WATER

 

 

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THREE BILLBOARDS
OUTSIDE EBBING,
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The Shape of Water
OPENS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22ND WITH AN ADVANCE SCREENING AT 8:30PM THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21ST!

United States. 2017. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. (119 mins.) Rated R.

Tickets available now for our 8:30PM advance screening at our box office during regular business hours or online at boxofficetickets.com!

all seats $9 • Thursday, December 21st at 8:30PM • no coupons, passes or CineBucks accepted for special events

7 Golden Globe Nominations!
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Actress - Sally Hawkins
Best Supporting Actress - Octavia Spencer
Best Supporting Actor - Richard Jenkins
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Original Score

Critics’ Choice Awards Nominee 
Best Picture
Best Actress – Sally Hawkins
Best Supporting Actor – Richard Jenkins
Best Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer
Best Director – Guillermo del Toro
Best Original Screenplay – Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor
Best Cinematography – Dan Laustsen
Best Production Design – Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, Jeff Melvin
Best Editing – Sidney Wolinsky
Best Costume Design – Luis Sequeira
Best Hair and Makeup
Best Visual Effects
Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie
Best Score – Alexandre Desplat

Los Angeles Film Critics Award Winner
Best Director
Best Actress - Sally Hawkins
Best Cinematography

From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

 

Darkest Hour
Opens Friday, December 22nd!

United States. 2017. Directed by Joe Wright. (114 mins.) Rated PG-13.

Golden Globe Nominee!
Best Actor - Gary Oldman

Critics’ Choice Awards Nominee
Best Picture
Best Actor – Gary Oldman
Best Hair and Makeup
Best Score – Dario Marianelli

During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman). While maneuvering his political rivals, he must confront the ultimate choice: negotiate with Hitler and save the British people at a terrible cost or rally the nation and fight on against incredible odds. Directed by Joe Wright, DARKEST HOUR is the dramatic and inspiring story of four weeks in 1940 during which Churchill's courage to lead changed the course of world history.

 

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
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United States/UK. 2017. Directed by Martin McDonagh. (115 mins.) Rated R.

WHEN GIVEN A CHOICE OF WHERE TO WATCH THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI, PLEASE KNOW THAT IT WILL BE COMING TO SALEM CINEMA AND CONSIDER SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL, INDEPENDENTLY OWNED MOVIE THEATER!

5 Golden Globe Nominations!
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Actress - Frances McDormand
Best Supporting Actor - Sam Rockwell
Best Director
Best Original Score

Critics’ Choice Awards Nominee 
Best Picture
Best Actress – Frances McDormand
Best Supporting Actor – Sam Rockwell
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Director – Martin McDonagh
Best Original Screenplay – Martin McDonagh

Independent Spirit Awards Nominee
Best Supporting Male - Sam Rockwell
Best Screenplay

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

 

Jane
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United States. 2017. Directed by Brett Morgen. (90 mins.) Not Rated.

Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. Set to a rich orchestral score from legendary composer Philip Glass, the film offers an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Jane Goodall - a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world's most admired conservationists.

 

God's Own Country
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UK. 2017. Directed by Francis Lee. (104 mins.) Not Rated.

Johnny Saxby (Josh O'Connor) works long hours in brutal isolation on his family's remote farm in the north of England. He numbs the daily frustration of his lonely existence with nightly binge-drinking at the local pub and casual sex. When a handsome Romanian migrant worker (Alec Secareanu) arrives to take up temporary work on the family farm, Johnny suddenly finds himself having to deal with emotions he has never felt before. An intense relationship forms between the two which could change Johnny's life forever.

 

Dolores
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United States. 2017. Directed by Peter Bratt. (98 mins.) Not Rated.

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century-and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. With intimate and unprecedented access to this intensely private mother to eleven, the film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one's life to social change.

 

I, Tonya
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United States. 2017. Directed by Craig Gillespie. (119 mins.) Rated R.

3 Golden Globe Nominations!
Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Actress - Margot Robbie
Best Supporting Actress - Allison Janney


Critics’ Choice Awards Nominee
Best Actress – Margot Robbie
Best Supporting Actress – Allison Janney
Best Hair and Makeup
Best Comedy
Best Actress in a Comedy – Margot Robbie

Independent Spirit Awards Nominee
Best Female Lead - Margot Robbie
Best Supporting Female - Allison Janney
Best Editing

Based on the unbelievable, but true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and even more poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan. Featuring an iconic turn by Margot Robbie as the fiery Harding, a mustachioed Sebastian Stan as her impetuous ex-husband Jeff Gillooly, a tour-de-force performance from Allison Janney as her acid-tongued mother, LaVona Golden, and an original screenplay by Steven Rogers, Craig Gillespie's I, TONYA is an absurd, irreverent, and piercing portrayal of Harding's life and career in all of its unchecked--and checkered--glory.

 

Phantom Thread
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United States. 2017. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. (115 mins.) Rated R.

2 Golden Globe Nominations!
Best Actor - Daniel Day Lewis
Best Original Score

Critics’ Choice Awards Nominee
Best Actor – Daniel Day-Lewis
Best Production Design – Mark Tildesley, Veronique Melery
Best Costume Design – Mark Bridges
Best Score – Jonny Greenwood

Los Angeles Film Critics Award Winner
Best Score - Jonny Greenwood

New York Film Critics Circle Award Winner
Best Screenplay

Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love. With his latest film, Paul Thomas Anderson paints an illuminating portrait both of an artist on a creative journey, and the women who keep his world running. Phantom Thread is Paul Thomas Anderson's eighth movie, and his second collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis.

 

Call Me By Your Name
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United States/Italy/France/Brazil. 2017. Directed by Luca Guadagnino. (130 mins.) Rated R. in English with some Italian, French & German

3 Golden Globe Nominations!
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Actor Timothee Chalamet
Best Supporting Actor - Armie Hammer

Critics’ Choice Awards Nominee
Best Picture
Best Actor – Timothée Chalamet
Best Supporting Actor – Armie Hammer
Best Supporting Actor – Michael Stuhlbarg
Best Director – Luca Guadagnino
Best Adapted Screenplay – James Ivory
Best Cinematography – Sayombhu Mukdeeprom
Best Song – “Mystery of Love”

Gotham Awards Winner
Best Feature
Breakthrough Actor - Timothee Chalamet

Los Angeles Film Critics Award Winner
Best Picture
Best Actor - Timothee Chalamet

New York Film Critics Circle Award Winner
Best Actor - Timothee Chalamet

Independent Spirit Awards Nominee
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Male Lead - Timothee Chalamet
Best Supporting Male - Armie Hammer
Best Cinematography
Best Editing

A sensual and transcendent tale of first love, based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman. It's the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a precocious 17- year-old American-Italian boy, spends his days in his family's 17th century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel). Elio enjoys a close relationship with his father (Michael Stuhlbarg), an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture, and his mother Annella (Amira Casar), a translator, who favor him with the fruits of high culture in a setting that overflows with natural delights. While Elio's sophistication and intellectual gifts suggest he is already a fully-fledged adult, there is much that yet remains innocent and unformed about him, particularly about matters of the heart. One day, Oliver (Armie Hammer), a charming American scholar working on his doctorate, arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio's father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of the setting, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

 

The Ballad of Lefty Brown
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United States. 2017. Directed by Jared Moshe. (111 mins.) Rated R

When cowboy Lefty Brown (Bill Pullman) witnesses the murder of his longtime partner - the newly-elected Senator Edward Johnson (Peter Fonda) - he strikes out to find the killers and avenge his friend's gruesome death. Tracking the outlaws across the vast and desolate Montana plains, Lefty recruits a young gunslinger, Jeremiah (Diego Josef), and an old friend, a hard-drinking U.S. Marshall (Tommy Flanagan), to help deliver the men to justice. After a gunfight with the outlaws leaves Jeremiah wounded, Lefty returns home with the names of Johnson's killers only to find that he is being accused of his friend's murder. With the tables turned, and with his friend in the governor's mansion (Jim Caviezel) refusing to help, Lefty must evade the law and prove his innocence by exposing the powerful men ultimately responsible for Johnson's death. A thrilling and action-packed Western, The Ballad of Lefty Brown is a story about loyalty, friendship, and the relentless pursuit of justice.

In The Fade
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Germany/France. 2018. Directed by Faith Akin. (106 mins.) Rated R. in German with English subtitles

Golden Globe Nominee!
Best Foreign Language Motion Picture

Critics’ Choice Awards Nominee
Best Foreign Language Film

Out of nowhere, Katja's life falls apart when her husband Nuri and little son Rocco are killed in a bomb attack. Her friends and family try to give her the support she needs, and Katja somehow manages to make it through the funeral. But the mind numbing search for the perpetrators and reasons behind the senseless killing complicate Katja's painful mourning, opening wounds and doubts. Danilo, a lawyer and Nuri's best friend, represents Katja in the eventual trial against the two suspects: a young couple from the neo-Nazi scene. The trial pushes Katja to the edge, but there's simply no alternative for her: she wants justice.

 

Happy End
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France/Austria/Germany. 2018. Directed by Michael Haneke. (107 mins.) Rated R. in French with English subtitles

Michael Haneke returns with a drama about a well-off French family living in a bourgeois bubble in northern France, oblivious to the human misery unfolding in migrant camps around the port town of Calais, a few miles from their home.

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
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UK. 2018. Directed by Paul McGuigan. (105 mins.) Rated R.

Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award (R)-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

 

The Leisure Seeker
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Italy/France. 2018. Directed by Paolo Virzi. (112 mins.) Rated R.

Golden Globe Nominee!
Best Actress - Helen Mirren

"The Leisure Seeker" is the story of a runaway couple going on an unforgettable cross-country journey in their vintage camper. Ella and John are fleeing the suffocating care of their doctors and grown children. He is distracted but strong; she is frail but sharp. Their journey aboard the faithful old camper they call The Leisure Seeker takes them from Boston to Key West. Sharing moments of exhilaration and anguish, they recapture their passion for life and their love for one another on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

 

A Fantastic Woman
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Chile/Germany/Spain. 2018. Directed by Sebastian Lelio. (104 mins.) Rated R. in Spanish with English subtitles

Golden Globe Nominee!
Best Foreign Language Motion Picture

Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando is 20 years older than her, and owns a printing company. After celebrating Marina's birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill. Marina rushes him to the emergency room, but he passes away just after arriving at the hospital. Instead of being able to mourn her lover, suddenly Marina is treated with suspicion. The doctors and Orlando's family don't trust her. A woman detective investigates Marina to see if she was involved in his death. Orlando's ex-wife forbids her from attending the funeral. And to make matters worse, Orlando's son threatens to throw Marina out of the flat she shared with Orlando. Marina is a trans woman and for most of Orlando's family, her sexual identity is an aberration, a perversion. So Marina struggles for the right to be herself. She battles the very same forces that she has spent a lifetime fighting just to become the woman she is now - a complex, strong, forthright and fantastic woman.

 

Loveless
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Russia/France/Germany/Belgium. 2018. Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. (127 mins.) Rated R. in Russian with English subtitles

Golden Globe Nominee!
Best Foreign Language Motion Picture

In LOVELESS, Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page--even if it means threatening to abandon their 12-year-old son Alyosha. Until, after witnessing one of their fights, Alyosha disappears. 

Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy
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UK Germany. 2017. Directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer. (93 mins.) Not Rated. in English with some Portuguese and French

LEANING INTO THE WIND is a vibrant journey through the diverse layers of Andy Goldsworthy's world. From urban Edinburgh and Glasgow to the South of France and New England, each environment he encounters becomes a fresh kaleidoscopic canvas for his art. A lushly-visualized travelogue, Goldsworthy's work and Riedelsheimer's exquisite cinematography redefine landscape and inextricably tie human life to the natural world.

Foxtrot
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Israel/Switzerland/Germany/France. 2018. Directed by Samuel Maoz. (108 mins.) Rated R. in Hebrew with English subtitles

Michael and Dafna are devastated when army officials show up at their home to announce the death of their son Jonathan. Michael becomes increasingly frustrated by overzealous mourning relatives and well-meaning army bureaucrats. While his sedated wife rests, Michael spirals into a whirlwind of anger only to experience one of life's unfathomable twists which rival the surreal military experiences of his son.

The Rider
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United States. 2018. Directed by Chloe Zao. (104 mins.) Rated R.

Independent Spirit Awards Nominee
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Cinematography
Best Editing

Based on a true story, THE RIDER stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

Final Portrait
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UK. 2018. Directed by Stanley Tucci. (90 mins.) Rated R.

FINAL PORTRAIT is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, as seen through Lord’s eyes and revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Set in 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend, Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, promises Giacometti, will take only a few days and so Lord agrees — ultimately wondering “how much longer can it go on like this?”

Maria By Callas: In Her Own Words
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France. 2018. Directed by Tom Wolf. (95 mins.) Not Rated .

From first time director Tom Volf, MARIA BY CALLAS: IN HER OWN WORDS is the definitive doc on the life and work of the Greek-American opera singer. Volf has spent nearly five years working on the film, which features never before seen or heard footage and performances of Callas.


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