Happy Thursday Music Boxers,
This weeknd, comedian Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Toy Story 3) for the premiere of his new film Dealin’ With Idiots. Written and directed by Garlin, the film revolves around the highly competitive world of little league baseball and the colorful parents of the players. Jeff Garlin will host special screenings on Friday and Saturday night. Purchase advance tickets now!
Friday and Saturday at midnight, check out Harrison Ford and Sean Connery in Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade, the third film (and second best) in the Indiana Jones franchise.
This Saturday at noon, Second Saturday Silent Cinema presents The Unholy Three, starring Lon Chaney. A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman leave the circus and form a conspiracy known as “The Unholy Three” with plans to commit a series of robberies. As always, this silent film will feature musical accompaniment by Dennis Scott on the Music Box organ. Purchase advance tickets now.
On Monday and Wednesday evening, join us for the special screening of Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, the story of cult band Big Star. This film is a unique portrait of an incredibly talented group of musicians who crafted three albums now considered pop masterpieces (all of which charted on Rolling Stone’s top 500 albums of all time). Purchase advance tickets now.
Tuesday afternoon, join us for good beer and a good western. In our latest installment of Industry Tuesdays, we’re screening the Spaghetti Western The Big Gundown. The film will be preceded by tastings of spectacular, rather rare beers from the exceptional portfolio of importer Vanberg & DeWulf. Purchase advance tickets now.
We also have another week of screenings of the critically-acclaimed A Hijacking, another presentation of National Theatre Live’s The Audience starring Helen Mirren (Purchase advance tickets), matinee screenings of The Big Gundown and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (Purchase advance tickets) and midnight screenings of Maniac.
And finally, the Music Box has teamed up with the Chicago Redeye, Bud Select 55, and Sports Corner to present a rooftop screening of the 1989 film Major League on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 8:30pm on the rooftop of Sports Corner (956 West Addison Street). Check below for details and RSVP!