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THE FLORIDA PROJECT
STARTS FRIDAY

2018-02-22T21:01:53+00:00

Starts Friday Daily at 4:15, Only! Oscar nomineeeWillem Dafoe  headlines this critically acclaimed india drama.  Six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother Halley  live week to week at “The Magic Castle,” a budget motel managed by Bobby , whose stern exterior hides a deep reservoir of kindness and compassion. Despite her harsh [...]

THE FLORIDA PROJECT
STARTS FRIDAY
2018-02-22T21:01:53+00:00

THE SUN VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS & THE MAGIC LANTERN PRESENT 2018 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS

2018-02-22T21:07:15+00:00

FEB.  22 AND FEB 28 & MARCH 1  An annual tradition prior to the Oscars, The Center and Magic Lantern give film lovers the chance to see all the Oscar nominated shorts in four evenings. on Thursday, February 22 --Animated shorts. Note: Animated shorts may not necessarily be suited for [...]

THE SUN VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS & THE MAGIC LANTERN PRESENT 2018 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS 2018-02-22T21:07:15+00:00

GAME NIGHT
Starts Friday

2018-02-22T21:00:46+00:00

Daily at 4:30, 7:00 Matinees Sat & Sun at 2:00  Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s charismatic brother arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it’s all part of the [...]

GAME NIGHT
Starts Friday
2018-02-22T21:00:46+00:00

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Starts Friday

2018-02-22T21:00:05+00:00

In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 & 7:40 Matinee Sat & Sun at 2:30   4  Oscar nominations  including Best Picture & Best Actor.  It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman, a precocious 17- year-old American-Italian, spends his days in his family’s 17th century [...]

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Starts Friday
2018-02-22T21:00:05+00:00

I, TONYA

2018-02-22T21:03:50+00:00

Thursday at 4:15 Starts Friday - Daily at 6:45 Matinees Sat & Sun at 1:45 Oscar nominees  Allison Janney and Margot Robbie headline the  unbelievable but true darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the [...]

I, TONYA 2018-02-22T21:03:50+00:00

RED SPARROW

2018-02-20T01:27:47+00:00

  Dominika Egorova is many things. A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs. A prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her body and mind to the absolute limit. A master of seductive and manipulative combat. When she suffers a career-ending injury, Dominika and her mother are facing [...]

RED SPARROW 2018-02-20T01:27:47+00:00

BLACK PANTHER

2018-02-22T21:05:43+00:00

Daily at 4:15, 7:00 Matinee Sat & Sun at 1:30  After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country’s new leader. However, T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions [...]

BLACK PANTHER 2018-02-22T21:05:43+00:00

THE SHAPE OF WATER

2018-02-22T20:55:54+00:00

Thursday at 4:30 Only! Starts Friday- In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 & 7:30 Matinee Sat & Sun at 2:30 13 Oscar Nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor & Actress, Best Director and Best Screenply & Cinematography.  Set against the backdrop of Cold War era America [...]

THE SHAPE OF WATER 2018-02-22T20:55:54+00:00

THE 15:17 TO PARIS

2018-02-22T20:58:34+00:00

Thursday at 7:00 Only! Starts Friday- Daily at 4:30, 6:50 Matinees Sat & Sun at 2:00 Clint Eastwood's latest directorial effort tells the true story of a thawarted terrorist attack starring the actual heros who lived it.  In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned [...]

THE 15:17 TO PARIS 2018-02-22T20:58:34+00:00

MOLLY’S GAME
Ends Thursday

2018-02-21T01:08:22+00:00

Daily at 6:45    Another Best Screenply Oscar nomination for Arron Sorkin,  the writer of  West Wing and the Oscar winning The Social Network.  It's true story of Molly Bloom a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade.  Her players included Hollywood [...]

MOLLY’S GAME
Ends Thursday
2018-02-21T01:08:22+00:00

PETER RABBIT
Ends Thursday

2018-02-20T01:29:13+00:00

In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 & 7:30 Matinee Sat & Sun at 2:30  Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude.  In the film, Peter's feud with Mr. McGregor  [...]

PETER RABBIT
Ends Thursday
2018-02-20T01:29:13+00:00

FIFTY SHADES FREED
Ends Thursday

2018-02-20T01:29:42+00:00

In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 & 7:30 Matinee Sat & Sun at 2:30 Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey [...]

FIFTY SHADES FREED
Ends Thursday
2018-02-20T01:29:42+00:00

DARKEST HOUR

2018-02-09T04:29:28+00:00

In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 Only Nominated for Best Picture and Gary Oldman's performance as Winston Churchill has him as a front runner for a Best Actor Oscar. During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as [...]

DARKEST HOUR 2018-02-09T04:29:28+00:00

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI

2018-02-09T04:29:18+00:00

In the Screening Rooms Daily at 7:30 7 Oscarnominations including Best Picture, Best Actress - Francis McDormand, Best Supporting Actors - Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson and Best Screenplay After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs [...]

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI 2018-02-09T04:29:18+00:00

THE POST

2018-02-09T04:29:49+00:00

 In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 & 7:30 Academy Award Nominations for Best Picture and Best Actress.  Steven Spielberg's thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post's Katharine Graham , the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee , as they race [...]

THE POST 2018-02-09T04:29:49+00:00

THE DISASTER ARTIST

2018-01-19T06:32:58+00:00

In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 & 7:30 Matinee Sat & Sun at 2:30 The Disaster Artist, in its purest form, is a celebration of the dreamer and the ability to make their dream reality– even if the end result is a little different than they initially intended. James [...]

THE DISASTER ARTIST 2018-01-19T06:32:58+00:00

SUN VALLEY FILM NOIR

2017-10-23T16:59:10+00:00

he 2017 Sun Valley Film Noir Series will screen two films for this year’s film noir lovers. As an abbreviated series, which will end the Magic Lantern Cinemas Fall Film Festival, the Sun Valley Film Noir Series will feature “The Maltese Falcon” on Thursday, Oct. 5, and “Chinatown” on Thursday, Oct. 12. The film [...]

SUN VALLEY FILM NOIR 2017-10-23T16:59:10+00:00

LADY BIRD

2018-01-19T06:33:08+00:00

In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00 & 7:30 The praise is universal.   Here’s your ‘dark horse’ frontrunner for a Best Picture Oscar.  Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom, a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family [...]

LADY BIRD 2018-01-19T06:33:08+00:00

SPECIAL TEST SCREENING
-New T.V. Sitcom pilot
THE PLAZA
Thursday 7 p.m.
ADMISSION IS FREE
Audience discussion after the Screening

2017-05-18T13:16:04+00:00

  Kyle Morrison and Max  Kessler met their freshman year at Emerson College in Boston where they shared a dorm room bathroom. As a result, they not only lived together for the next decade, but also, they became longtime creative collaborators, shooting their first sitcom pilot THE MARLBOROUGH WAY for Emerson’s TV station in 2006.<br> [...]

SPECIAL TEST SCREENING
-New T.V. Sitcom pilot
THE PLAZA
Thursday 7 p.m.
ADMISSION IS FREE
Audience discussion after the Screening
2017-05-18T13:16:04+00:00