Music Box Theatre 70mm Festival

Friday, February 15th – Thursday, February 28th, 2013

 
 

The Music Box Theatre is proud to bring you a two-week festival of films presented in glorious 70mm. See these films as their creators wished them to be seen: on the big screen, in a theatre, on film, and in 70mm.

 

Chicago Sun-Times: “Music Box offers first 70mm fest, thanks to ‘The Master’ ”

by Laura Emerick, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 3:57pm

Doug McLaren, chief projectionist, reveals the Paul Thomas Anderson-related origin story of the Music Box Theatre 70mm Festival.

Time Out Chicago: “70mm films at the Music Box”

by Ben Kenigsberg, Thu 14 Feb 2013, 3:48pm

“Nirvana” is how Ben Kenigsberg at Time Out Chicago describes the programming at the Music Box Theatre 70mm Festival.

Time Out Chicago: “Will Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master show in 70mm in Chicago?”

by Ben Kenigsberg, Mon 30 Jul 2012, 4:43pm

The blog post that made some film history by bringing Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master to the Music Box Theatre in 70mm.

Chicago Tribune: “Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection”

by Michael Phillips, Thu 14 Feb 2013, 3:38pm

Chicago Tribune movie critic Michael Phillips gets excited about the Music Box Theatre 70mm Festival.

Chicago Tribune: “'The Master' offers a cinematic world unlike any other”

by Michael Phillips, Fri 14 Sep 2012, 4:20pm

The Master’s writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson tells Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune movie critic, that the 70mm screening of the film at the Music Box Theatre helped promote the film.

Tweets for #

RT @musicboxtheatre: Strap on your Proton Pack with GHOSTBUSTERS at our 70MM FILM FESTIVAL! #MusicBox70MM pic.twitter.com/x4ECaD8bBX
@musicboxtheatre Service industry chump here voting for another GHOSTBUSTERS screening to be added to a Mon. or Tues. Help! #MusicBox70MM
Why tout your new screen/projection when KRULL GHOSTBUSTERS STARMAN are just inferior blow-up prints. Hardly true 70mm. #MusicBox70MM
Really disappointing schedule. Interstellar? Krull? Starman? Brainstorm? Who cares. Where's Doctor Dolittle? #MusicBox70MM
RT @musicboxtheatre: Our friends at @nwcfs will host a collection of 70MM SHORTS at our 70MM FILM FESTIVAL! #MusicBox70MM https://t.co/UNsk…
RT @musicboxtheatre: Battle among the stars with KRULL at our 70MM FILM FESTIVAL! #MusicBox70MM pic.twitter.com/0LQ2onkEkN
RT @musicboxtheatre: Strap on your Proton Pack with GHOSTBUSTERS at our 70MM FILM FESTIVAL! #MusicBox70MM pic.twitter.com/x4ECaD8bBX

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