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After Hours

Griffin Dunne’s word processor (quaint!) visits Rosanna Arquette’s Henry Miller-loving mystery woman in Soho and experiences the longest, most nightmarish night of his life in this Martin Scorsese bla... READ MORE

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 8th

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California Typewriter

Opens Friday, September 28thCALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER is a documentary portrait of artists, writers, and collectors who remain steadfastly loyal to the typewriter as a tool and muse, featuring Tom Hanks,... READ MORE

Directed by: Doug Nichol

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 29th

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Candyman

The only Clive Barker adaptation to feature a score by Philip Glass, CANDYMAN's remarkable craft, as well as its odd mixture of baroque horror and academic camp, set it apart from the vast majority Am... READ MORE

Directed by: Bernard Rose

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 29th

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The Cat and the Canary

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017Featuring a live score from Evan HydzikThe relatives of Cyrus West gather at his estate on the 20th anniversary of his death to hear the reading of his will. Annabel... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Leni

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: 16mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Chavela

Special Preview Screening Tuesday, October 17th with Co-Director Catherine Gund in attendance for a post-film Q&A | In English & Spanish with English subtitlesChavela is the captivating l... READ MORE

Directed by: Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 20th

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Le Chef

In French with English subtitles In the new age of molecular gastronomy, legendary chef, Alexandre Lagarde (Jean Reno), is struggling to keep up. The conniving CEO of his restaurant is trying to... READ MORE

Directed by: Daniel Cohen

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 15th

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The Craft

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017After transferring to a Los Angeles high school, Sarah (Robin Tunney) finds that her telekinetic gift appeals to a group of three wannabe witches, who happen to be s... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Dark Waters

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017 | Director Mariano Baino in person for a post-film Q&A!A girl travels to an island after the death of her father to find out why he funded a monastery... READ MORE

Directed by: Mariano Baino

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Oct 7th

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Deconstructing The Beatles' Revolver

In DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES' REVOLVER, composer/producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with The Beatles as they create their seminal 1966 album, Revolver.In man... READ MORE

Directed by: Scott Freiman

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 10th

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Dick Tracy

Presented by The Chicago Film SocietyIf Beetlejuice can step into the cap and cowl of the Dark Knight, why can’t John Reed play Chester Gould’s comic strip crime-stopper? A long-gestating project (Ala... READ MORE

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 27th

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An Evening with John Hodgman

Presented by The Book Stall | CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsJoin us for an evening with writer, comedian, and actor John Hodgman, as he celebrates the publication of his new book, Vacationland: True S... READ MORE

Runtime: 120 mins

Opens on Nov 15th

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An Evening with Patti Smith

Presented by The Book Stall | CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsJoin us for an evening with writer, performer, and visual artist Patti Smith, celebrating the publication of her new book, Devotion. She wil... READ MORE

Runtime: 120 mins

Opens on Oct 18th

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The Fly

Featuring a discussion with DNA expert and Field Museum scientist Erica Zahnle When scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) completes his teleportation device, he decides to test its abilitie... READ MORE

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 24th

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Found Footage Festival: Volume 8

Joe Pickett (THE ONION) and Nick Prueher (LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN) are back with an all-new edition of the Found Footage Festival, featuring newly unearthed VHS gems found at thrift stores acro... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Oct 6th

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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017Murderous ghoul Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) has slaughtered every last child in his hometown. He ventures on to a new location, scouting fresh young victims to h... READ MORE

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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The Funhouse

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017Rebellious teen Amy (Elizabeth Berridge) defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz (Cooper Huckabee)... READ MORE

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Galaxy Quest

This modest Star Trek spoof was a modest box-office success when it came out, yet Galaxy Quest not only has gained in stature to become a Cult Comedy, but at a 2013 Star Trek... READ MORE

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 22nd

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Ginger Snaps

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's f... READ MORE

Directed by: John Fawcett

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Hellraiser

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017Sexual deviant Frank (Sean Chapman) inadvertently opens a portal to hell when he tinkers with a box he bought while abroad. The act unleashes gruesome beings called... READ MORE

Directed by: Clive Barker

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Featuring a post film discussion with Field Museum expert Shauna PriceRick Moranis stars as a preoccupied inventor who just can't seem to get his electro-magnetic shrinking machine to work. Then, when... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 28th

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In the Mouth of Madness

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017When horror novelist Sutter Cane (Jürgen Prochnow) goes missing, insurance investigator John Trent (Sam Neill) scrutinizes the claim made by his publisher, Jackson H... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carpenter

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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It's A Wonderful Life

Tickets On Sale SoonMusic Box Members - Friday, October 20th at Noon | General Admission - Monday, October 23rd at NoonAfter George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henr... READ MORE

Directed by: Frank Capra

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Dec 9th

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Jacob's Ladder

JACOB’S LADDER is the rarest of all films, one which defies both categorization and convention, not merely a by the numbers horror, nor just another drama, nor a rote thriller, it is as free of cliché... READ MORE

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 20th

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Jaws

Featuring a post film discussion with Field Museum expert Kevin Feldheim.When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Ma... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 124 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 27th

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Kelly's Hollywood

Kelly's Hollywood tells the intimate story of a woman who has Down syndrome and her loving brother who wants to help her realize her dream of becoming a Hollywood diva, until it starts to threaten his... READ MORE

Directed by: BRIAN DONOVAN

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 16th

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Land of the Dead

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017In a world where zombies form the majority of the population, the remaining humans build a feudal society away from the undead. Ruthless Paul Kaufman (Dennis Hopper)... READ MORE

Directed by: George A. Romero

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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The Last Man on Earth

Co-presented by The Chicago Film Society Not to be confused with the post-apocalyptic Vincent Price vs. zombies pic adapted from Richard Matheson’s I AM LEGEND, the silent version of THE LAST MAN... READ MORE

Directed by: J.G. Blystone

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Nov 11th

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The Lost Tree

Guilt-ridden over the death of his wife, Noah moves out of the city to an isolated cabin. Upon arriving, he begins to experience supernatural occurrences that seem to be coming from his dead wife. He... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian A. Metcalf

Runtime: 88 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 13th

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Loving Vincent

More showtimes and dates to be announcedLOVING VINCENT is the world's first fully painted feature film. Written & directed by Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman, produced by Poland's BreakThru Fim... READ MORE

Directed by: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 13th

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Lucky

Opens October 6thLUCKY follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town. Having out lived and out smoked all of his contemporar... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carroll Lynch

Runtime: 88 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 6th

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The Manitou

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017A psychic (Tony Curtis) recruits a witch doctor (Michael Ansara) to get a 400-year-old Indian medicine man off his girlfriend's (Susan Strasberg) back.

Directed by: William Girdler

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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The Phantom of the Opera

Music Box Members get in free by showing their membership cards at the box office an hour before the show | Featuring a live musical score performed by Music Box House Organist Dennis ScottBased... READ MORE

Directed by: Rupert Julian

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 11th

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The Philadelphia Story

**Academy Award Winner - Best Actor: James Stewart**This classic romantic comedy focuses on Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn), a Philadelphia socialite who has split from her husband, C.K. Dexter Haven (... READ MORE

Directed by: George Cukor

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 30th

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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has unc... READ MORE

Directed by: Jalmari Helander

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Rear Window

A beautiful exploration of mise-en-scène, REAR WINDOW stars Jimmy Stewart as wheelchair bound photographer L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies. He starts using his telephoto lens to spy on his neighbors until one n... READ MORE

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 14th

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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert

In revisiting the towering stand-up comedy talent of the 20th century, do you look to his most successful Hollywood efforts, such as SILVER STREAK or STIR CRAZY, or do you go with the u... READ MORE

Directed by: Jeff Margolis

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 26th

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Shortcut 100

CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsThe 2017 Shortcut100 Film Festival is the 5th annual short film showcase by Nebula Creatives L3C dedicated to recognizing and honoring independent filmmakers around the w... READ MORE

Runtime: 300 mins

Opens on Oct 8th

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Signature Move

The debut feature from Newcity's Chicago Film Project, set in Chicago with a Chicago-based cast and crew.In this hilarious and heartfelt look at modern families and the complexities of love in its man... READ MORE

Directed by: Jennifer Reeder

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 29th

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Smithereens

Susan Seidelman’s feature film debut SMITHEREENS is the meaner, younger sister of her cult classic DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN. Released 3 years prior and funded in part by the money her grandmother lef... READ MORE

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 9th

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The Sound of Music

In this classic film, Maria (Julie Andrews, in an Oscar-nominated performance) joins the von Trapp family as a governess in Austria, right before the Nazi occupation. She teaches the von Trapp childre... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Wise

Runtime: 174 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Nov 24th

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Tales From the Hood

A part of MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS 2017A creepy mortician, Mr. Simms (Clarence Williams III), attempts to scare teenage drug dealer Stack (Joe Torry) and his friends straight by telling them four horrifyi... READ MORE

Directed by: Rusty Cundieff

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 7th

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Top Cat Begins

Presented by Viva PicturesWitness the beginning of the world’s most audacious cat, Top Cat! Poor, lonely and living on the streets, Top Cat is one sad cat, until a chance meeting with Benny, a naïve a... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrés Couturier

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 2nd

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White Christmas

Tickets On Sale SoonMusic Box Members - Friday, October 20th at Noon | General Admission - Monday, October 23rd at Noon The touching story of two war veterans turned entertainers (Bing Crosby and... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Dec 9th

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