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Whiplash

Fri 1/23 6:00 8:45
Sat 1/24 (*12:30) 6:00 8:45
Sun 1/25 (*2:45) 5:15 7:45
Mon 1/26 (*2:45) (*5:15)
Tues 1/27 (*5:15) 7:45
Weds 1/28 7:45
Thurs 1/29 7:45
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Foxcatcher

Fri 1/23 (*3:00) 6:00 8:45
Sat 1/24 (*3:00) 6:00 8:45
Sun 1/25 (*11:45) (*2:30) 7:45
Mon 1/26 (*2:30) 7:45
Tues 1/27 7:45
Weds 1/28 (*5:00) 7:45
Thurs 1/29 (*5:00) 7:45
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Boyhood

Fri 1/23 8:45
Sat 1/24 (*12:00) 8:45
Sun 1/25 (*1:45) 7:45
Mon 1/26 7:45
Tues 1/27 7:45
Weds 1/28 7:45
Thurs 1/29 7:45
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Big Eyes

Fri 1/23 (*3:30)
Sat 1/24 (*3:30)
Sun 1/25 5:15
Mon 1/26 (*5:15)
Tues 1/27 (*5:15)
Weds 1/28 (*5:15)
ENDS Thurs 1/29 (*5:15)
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Birdman

Fri 1/23 (*3:15) 6:00
Sat 1/24 (*12:30) (*3:15) 6:00
Sun 1/25 (*12:00) 5:15
Mon 1/26 (*2:30) (*5:15)
Tues 1/27 (*5:15)
Weds 1/28 (*5:15)
Thurs 1/29 (*5:15)
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WHIPLASH

United States. 2014. Directed by Damien Chazelle. (107 mins.) Rated R.

5 Oscar Nominations! Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor J.K. Simmons, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing

Golden Globe Winner! Best Supporting Actor (J.K. Simmons)

WHIPLASH is a thrilling, raw, epic battle of wills between two fanatical artists!

Salem Cinema customers and staff have been raving about this film and audiences have been breaking out in spontaneous applause at the end! "Whiplash is an absolutely breathtaking film! The last fifteen minutes is the best piece of cinema I've experienced all year. It's fantastic!"


In this winner of both the Sundance Grand Jury and Audience Awards, two strong wills collide when a conservatory student who dreams of becoming the next Buddy Rich comes to the attention of a tyrannical teacher who longs to discover and develop a future jazz legend. Andrew (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top at his elite East Coast music conservatory and hungry to become one of The Greats. Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor equally known for his teaching talents and his terrifying methods, leads the school's top jazz ensemble. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man's life. Riveting and pulse-pounding from beginning to end, WHIPLASH is a stunning, captivating and spectacular showcase!

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FOXCATCHER

United States. 2014. Directed by Bennett Miller. (130 mins.) Rated R.

5 Oscar Nominations! Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor Steve Carell, Best Supporting Actor Mark Ruffalo, Best Makeup & Hairstyling

FOXCATCHER is a hypnotic and carefully crafted tour de force that wrestles with emotions and offers a harrowing examination of power, wealth and the American dream!



Bennett Miller's (CAPOTE, MONEYBALL) eagerly awaited thriller FOXCATCHER presents an unrelenting glimpse into the dark underbelly of the American Dream. The unsettling psychological crime drama surrounds the tragic, bizarre relationship between wealthy, arrogant heir John du Pont and wrestler Mark Schultz. In the 80s, du Pont built a wrestling complex on his Pennsylvania ranch and invited Oympic hopefuls Mark and Dave Schultz to train for the 1988 Games. Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, this complex and masterfully orchestrated drama features a brilliant and eclectic ensemble cast, with Mark Ruffalo as Dave Schultz, Channing Tatum as Mark Schultz and an unrecognizable Steve Carell as the eccentric du Pont. It is a gripping and profound story of brotherly love and misguided loyalty.

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BOYHOOD

United States. 2014. Directed by Richard Linklater. (168 mins.) Rated R.

6 Oscar Nominations!Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor Ethan Hawke, Best Supporting Actress Patricia Arquette, Best Film Editing

Golden Globe Winner! Best Picture (Drama), Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette), Best Director

Golden Globe nominee BOYHOOD is popping up on every critic's top ten movie list for 2014 and we think you deserve the chance to see it again on the big screen! It's a marvelously magical exploration of the wonder and awe of growing up, filmed over the course of twelve years!



Richard Linklater charted the evolution of a relationship over the course of three films with his beloved BEFORE series; now the filmmaker ups the ante with this bold, brilliant experiment in time-lapse cinema. In 2002, Linklater started constructing a fictional story centered on a six-year-old boy named Ellar Coltrane. For 12 years, Linklater, Coltrane, actors Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette and several nonprofessionals (including the director's daughter Lorelei) got together once a year, working out a loose storyline and incorporating his young star's experiences into the mix. Stepdads come and go; ditto a girlfriend. Time is marked by fluctuating weights and heights, as well as a jukebox's worth of pop songs. What happens is simply life, in all its messy glory. A boy becomes a man before one's very eyes. The result is nothing short of a masterpiece, an extraordinary collaborative gamble that succeeds in charting the rocky terrain of childhood like no other movie. Linklater puts his laissez-faire style of filmmaking to perfect use here, dropping in seemingly random snapshots of young adulthood and turning the seemingly humdrum moments of American adolescence into something transcendental. It's impossible not to watch Coltrane go from baby-faced kid to brooding teen without thinking about one's own journey. They, and we, grow up so fast.

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BIG EYES

United States. 2014. Directed by Tim Burton. (109 mins.) Rated PG-13.

Golden Globe Winner! Best Actress (Amy Adams)

BIG EYES, Tim Burton's study of the strange case of kitsch painter Margaret Keane is a powerfully irresistible black comedy of shocking complexity and grace!


Tim Burton has teamed up once again with his ED WOOD screenwriters to tell the outrageous story of Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) whose art was hugely popular in the 1950s and 1960s. His bold, beautiful and beloved paintings of sad big-eyed waifish children were even sold at hardware stores and gas stations. However, the revelation that his wife, Margaret (played soulfully by Amy Adams), was the real artist behind the enigmatic paintings would eventually come to light. BIG EYES centers on Margaret's awakening as an artist, on the swirling success of her work and on her tumultuous relationship with her slick, devious husband. It's a thoughtful, funny, vibrant period piece full of Burton's spectacular signature eye candy and delivering a lovely poignancy reminiscent of EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and BIG FISH, his revered favorites.

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BIRDMAN

United States. 2014. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. (119 mins.) Rated R.

9 Oscar Nominations! Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actor Michael Keaton, Best Supporting Actor Edward Norton, Best Supporting Actress Emma Stone, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing

Golden Globe Winner!
Best Actor (Michael Keaton), Best Director, Best Screenplay

BiRDMAN is an imaginative, ambitious, provocative
and hilariously entertaining take on the relationship between art and celebrity with an all-star cast led by Michael Keaton!

In Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's big, bold and beautifully brash new movie, one-time action hero Riggan Thomson (a jaw-dropping Michael Keaton) is staging his own adaptation of Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. As Thomson tries to get his perilous undertaking in shape for the opening, he must contend with a scene-hogging narcissist (Edward Norton), a vulnerable actress (Naomi Watts), an unhinged girlfriend (Andrea Riseborough), a resentful daughter (Emma Stone), a manager who's about to come undone (Zach Galifianikis) as well as his own ego which takes shape as Birdman, the superhero that made him famous. Though a foolhardy move, the former cinema superhero has high hopes that this creative endeavor will legitimize him as an artist and prove to everyone that he is not just a Hollywood has-been. Inarritu's camera magically prowls, careens and soars in and around the theater, yet remains alive to the most precious subtleties and surprises between his formidable actors. BiRDMAN (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a delicious dream of a movie, alternately hilarious and terrifying, powered by a deep love of theater.
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