Son of 70mm Film Festival

Friday, July 11th – Thursday, July 24th, 2014

 
 

The Music Box Theatre is proud to bring you the return of our 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.

 

Bro Jackson: “A love letter to the Son of 70mm Film Festival”

Tue 15 Jul 2014, 11:06am

“But somehow, movies projected in 70mm on film feel more real than other movies because of their flaws. They are the movie-est of movies.”

Chicago Tribune: “Big pictures celebrated at 70MM Film Festival”

by Michael Phillips, Wed 10 Jul 2013, 4:48pm

Projectionist Rebecca Lyon fired up some of 2001. “It looked wonderful,” says the Chicago Tribune.

Chicagoist: “Music Box's Son Of 70mm Film Festival Is A BFD”

by Jack Davis, Tue 24 Jun 2014, 10:55am

“You really do see more when you watch a movie in 70mm,” says Chicagoist.

RogerEbert.com: “Music Box Theatre in Chicago Announces "Son of 70MM Film Festival"”

Fri 20 Jun 2014, 4:48pm

Son of 70mm Film Festival “should register as a must-see event for any self-respecting cinephile”, declares RogerEbert.com.

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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