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2017 OSCAR SHORTS

All Screenings are at 7:00 Wed, Feb 15 -Live Action Thur Feb. 16 -Animated Wed, Feb 22 -Documentary Program A Thur Feb. 23 -Documentary Program B The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Magic Lantern present the this year's Oscar nominated Short films. Always a highly entertaining program of informative and [...]

FIST FIGHT

Starts Friday Daily at 4:30, 6:45 Sat, Sun at 2:00, 4:30, 6:45   On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell  is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But things [...]

A CURE FOR WELLNESS

KONG-SKULL ISLAND

THE SHACK

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

LOGAN

JOHN WICK Chapter 2

In the Screening Rooms Daily at  5:00 & 7:30 Sat, Sun at 2:30, 5:00 & 7:30 What you see is what you get in this second chapter of the wildly stylized and mezmerizing  cult action hero. Legendary hitman John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize [...]

LEGO BATMAN

Daily at 4:15 , 6:45 *** No 6:45 Shows Wed & Thur Sat, Sun 2:00 4:15, 6:45 In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure.  But there are big [...]

FIFTY SHADES DARKER

 In the Screening Rooms Daily at  5:00 & 7:30 Sat, Sun at 2:30, 5:00 & 7:30 When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and [...]

LA LA LAND

Daily at 4:20, 7:00 Sat, Sun at 1:45, 4:20, 7:00 14 Oscar Nominations including Best Picture , Actor & Actress, Dirtector, Cinematography and Screenplay.  In this modern take on the Hollywood musical from Damien Chazelle, the Academy Award-nominated writer and director of Whiplash, Sebastian  and Mia  are drawn together by their common [...]

20TH CENTURY WOMAN

SILENCE

Mon, Tue, Wed at 6:45 Thursday at 4:00 Only    ENDS THURSDAY! In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and propagate Christianity.Directed by Martin Scorsese.  Starring  Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield, Ken Watanabe and Adam Driver.  Rated R for some disturbing [...]

CITY OF GOLD
THUR. MARCH 9 AT 7 PM

HEART OF A DOG
THUR. APRIL 13 AT 7:00

GOING IN STYLE

MANAKAMANA
THUR MARCH 30 AT 7:00

HIDDEN FIGURES

Daily at 4:15, 7:00 Sat, Sun at 1:45, 4:15, 7:00 As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably [...]

LION

6 Oscar Nominations including Best Picture. Supporting Actor & Actress and Screenplay Daily at 4:25, 6:45   Adapted from the non-fiction book “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierley, Lion is about a five-year-old Indian boy who, after a wrong train takes him thousands of miles away from home and family, [...]

JACKIE

A MONSTER CALLS

12-year-old Conor , dealing with his mother’s illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother , and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the Monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth. Starring Felicity Jones, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson,  and [...]

Fall Film Festival

Thank -you all for your support and attendance see you in 2017   http://mlcinemas.com/film-festival/  

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA — 6 OSCAR NOMINATIONS including Best Picture, Actor , Supporting Actor & Actress, Director & Screenplay

In the Screening Rooms Tue, Wed, Thur at 7:30  ENDS THURSDAY! The story of the Chandler family, a working class family from Massachusetts. After Lee's  older brother Joe suddenly passes away, he is made the legal guardian of his nephew.  Lee is forced to deal with a tragic past that [...]

Fusion Test A

Fusion Test

Upstairs Tuesday at 4:30, 7:00 Wed at 4:15, 6:45 Thursday at 4:15 Only! Starts Friday In the Screening Rooms Daily at 5:00, 7:30 Sat & Sun at 2:30, 5:00, 7:30 So you want to spend the evening with raisng the hair on the back of  your neck and [...]

Thanks to all of you who supported this years Fall Film Festival–making it one of our most successful Festivals ever!

MAGIC LANTERN/MOUNTAIN EXPRESS OSCAR CONTEST WINNERS

     

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

  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> [...]