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Alice in Wonderland (1933)

With an all star cast including Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, W.C. Fields, and Edward Everett Horton as the Mad Hatter, this pre-Code adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books is still among the most bizar... READ MORE

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Runtime: 76 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 6th

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The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism

From the creators of PAINTING THE MODERN GARDEN: MONET TO MATISSE comes a new film exploring how the relationshp between art and gardening blossomed across the pond. THE ARTIST'S GARDEN... READ MORE

Directed by: Phil Grabsky

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 13th

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Band Aid

Married couple Anna (Zoe-Lister Jones) and Ben (Adam Pally) fight constantly. It doesn’t help that they’ve each come to a standstill in their careers, or that, together, they’ve suffered a heartbreak... READ MORE

Directed by: Zoe Lister-Jones

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Barbed Wire

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 67 mins

Opens on Apr 18th

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Beach Rats

Frankie, an aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn, is having a miserable summer. With his father dying and his mother wanting him to find a girlfriend, Frankie escapes the bleakness of his h... READ MORE

Directed by: Eliza Hittman

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Being There

A simpleton gains power inside the White House. Crazy! But that’s the path taken by Peter Sellers’ Chance the gardener, who becomes known as Chauncey Gardiner in Hal Ashby’s satire based on Jerzy Kozi... READ MORE

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 8th

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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

There is light and beauty, even in the darkest of worlds. Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a be... READ MORE

Directed by: Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez

Runtime: 76 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Bitch

Jill (Marianna Palka), a lonely, distraught housewife with four unruly children, paces on her dining room table with a belt around her neck, contemplating a desperate end to her wretchedness. Her husb... READ MORE

Directed by: Marianna Palka

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Blue Velvet

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 120 mins

Opens on May 28th

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The Boxer's Omen

The basic plot line of THE BOXER'S OMEN, involving the brother of a paralyzed boxer traveling to Thailand to seek vengeance upon beloved Bruce Lee foil Bolo Yeung, could little prepare you for the myr... READ MORE

Runtime: 99 mins

Opens on May 19th

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Caddyshack

It’s summer and thus time for golf, smart-dumb humor and CADDYSHACK. Harold Ramis, making his directorial debut from a script he wrote with Brian Doyle-Murray and Douglas Kenney, said he originally en... READ MORE

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 13th

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Chicago Rot

After years of rotting in Joliet, Les, a wrongfully imprisoned street legend known as "The Ghoul," is released into a mad search through Chicago's back alleys for the man who slaughtered his mother an... READ MORE

Directed by: Dorian Weinzimmer

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Apr 6th

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David Lynch: The Art Life

The unique documentary event DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE looks at Lynch’s art, music, and early films, shining a light into the dark corners of his unique world and giving audiences a better understandi... READ MORE

Directed by: Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Apr 28th

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Dina

Dina’s getting married in a few weeks and there’s still so much to do. She has to move her boyfriend, Scott, from his parents’ house to her apartment, and settle him in to only the second home he’s ev... READ MORE

Directed by: Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Donnie Darko: 15th Anniversary

Opens April 21stI WANT YOU TO WATCH THE MOVIE SCREEN. THERE'S SOMETHING I WANT TO SHOW YOU.Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to muc... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Apr 21st

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The Elephant Man

Showing at the
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Runtime: 124 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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Eraserhead

Showing at the
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Runtime: 89 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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Fire Walk With Me

Showing at the
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Runtime: 135 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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Five Element Ninjas

Chang Cheh's FIVE ELEMENT NINJAS is the ultimate 80s wuxia film, Shaw turned to 11, a legend among even the most discerning martial arts aficionados. With glorious Shaw sets, breathtaking choreography... READ MORE

Runtime: 107 mins

Opens on Apr 14th

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Forbidden Planet

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 98 mins

Opens on Apr 15th

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The Great Muppet Caper

The Muppets are caught in the middle of a jewel heist in London, with Miss Piggy framed as the master thief, and it’s up to Kermit the Frog to bring the real culprits to justice. The only Muppet featu... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Henson

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 27th

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 157 mins

Opens on Jun 2nd

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Her Wild Oat

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 70 mins

Opens on May 30th

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The Hero

THE HERO stars the legendary Sam Elliott as an aging actor confronting mortality in the moving new film from writer/director Brett Haley (I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS).  Lee Hayden (Elliott) is a We... READ MORE

Directed by: Brett Haley

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Hotel Room

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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I, Daniel Blake

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake... READ MORE

Directed by: Ken Loach

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Jun 2nd

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Idiocracy on 35mm with Mike Judge

Thursday, June 1st | Tickets are $23.75truTV, The Onion, The A.V. Club and Clickhole are proud to present, 'Idiocracy' on 35mm with writer and director Mike Judge during the 4th Annual 26th Annual Com... READ MORE

Directed by: Mike Judge

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Jun 1st

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In Search of Israeli Cuisine

Opens April 7thIN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE is a portrait of the Israeli people told through food. It puts a literal face on the culture of Israel. Profiling chefs, home cooks, farmers, vintners, and... READ MORE

Directed by: Roger Sherman

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Apr 7th

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Industrial Symphony No. 1

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 50 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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Inland Empire

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 180 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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Interstella 5555

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 68 mins

Opens on Apr 21st

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Kizumonogatari Double Feature: Parts 1&2

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 133 mins

Opens on Apr 25th

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Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu

**Presented in the original Japanese language with English Subtitles** With help from Meme Oshino, the apparition specialist, Koyomi defeats the three powerful vampire hunters: Dramaturgy, Episod... READ MORE

Directed by: Tatsuya Oishi, Akiyuki Shinbo

Runtime: 83 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Apr 25th

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The Little Hours

Medieval nuns Alessandra (Alison Brie), Fernanda (Aubrey Plaza), and Ginevra (Kate Micucci) lead a simple life in their convent. Their days are spent chafing at monastic routine, spying on one another... READ MORE

Directed by: Jeff Baena

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 12th

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Lost Highway

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 134 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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Mamma Mia

Showing at the
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Runtime: 108 mins

Opens on May 14th

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Manhattan

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 96 mins

Opens on May 26th

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The Martian

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on t... READ MORE

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Runtime: 144 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 9th

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The Modern School of Film with Christopher Guest

Wednesday, May 31st at 7:00pm | Tickets are $27.50 truTV, The Onion, The A.V. Club and Clickhole are proud to present, The Modern Film School with Christopher Guest during the 4th Annual 26th Ann... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on May 31st

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Mr. Gaga

Opens March 31st, 2017In English and Hebrew with English subtitlesOhad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. M... READ MORE

Directed by: Tomer Heymann

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Mar 31st

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My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

From acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw (New School) comes an audacious debut that is equal parts disaster cinema, high school comedy and blockbuster satire, told through a dream-like mixed media an... READ MORE

Directed by: Dash Shaw

Runtime: 77 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 5th

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Obit.

Every day, editorial obituary writers deposit the details of a handful of extraordinary lives into the cultural memory—each life’s story spun amid the daily beat of war, politics, and f... READ MORE

Directed by: Vanessa Gould

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 19th

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Old Vic Theatre presents The Crucible

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 210 mins

Opens on Apr 23rd

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On the Way

On the Way is an experimental film trilogy created by the Chicago-based multi-media artist Hart Ginsburg. The film series aims to provide viewers with reflective visual and poetic meditations upon the... READ MORE

Directed by: Hart Ginsburg

Runtime: 20 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on May 20th

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The Pirate

Wednesday, April 5th at 7pm Presented by Cine-File ChicagoIn celebration of its 10th anniversary, Cine-File Chicago, the online Guide to Independent and Underground Cinema, presents Vincente Minn... READ MORE

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Apr 5th

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The Point

Sunday, 4/23 Screening is free for Music Box Members | Just bring your Member CardOblio is the only round-headed person in the Pointed Village, where everyone must have a point. Thrown into an existen... READ MORE

Directed by: Fred Wolf

Runtime: 74 mins

Format: 16mm

Opens on Apr 22nd

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Popeye

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 114 mins

Opens on May 22nd

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A Quiet Passion

Cynthia Nixon delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dickinson as she personifies the wit, intellectual independence and pathos of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized after her death.... READ MORE

Directed by: Terence Davies

Runtime: 126 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on May 19th

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The Running Man

***30th Anniversary***In the future, the rule of law is governed by television ratings. One show dominates the airwaves – THE RUNNING MAN – where convicted prisoners have a chance at freedom by runnin... READ MORE

Runtime: 101 mins

Opens on May 26th

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Sleeper

It’s time to put one of Woody Allen’s “early, funny ones” to the test. SLEEPER presents a zany 1973 vision of the future, with Allen playing a health-food store owner who’s cryogenically frozen and wa... READ MORE

Directed by: Woody Allen

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Apr 19th

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Solaris

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 166 mins

Opens on May 26th

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Stage Russia presents Anna Karenina

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 134 mins

Opens on Jun 3rd

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Stage Russia presents The Cherry Orchard

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 167 mins

Opens on May 7th

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Stalker

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 163 mins

Opens on May 26th

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Superbad

***10th Anniversary***Operating under the assumption that by procuring alcohol for an upcoming party, they will finally be able to break their longstanding losing streak with the fairer sex, socially... READ MORE

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Mar 31st

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Thoroughly Modern Millie

This lively and entertaining spoof of the 1920's and America's Jazz Age is a first-rate musical! The talents of Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, and Carol Channing are perfectly spotlighted in this ch... READ MORE

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Runtime: 138 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Apr 1st

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Tom Verducci and Theo Epstein "In Conversation"

Tuesday, April 11th at 8pmPresented by The Book CellarAuthor Tom Verducci will discuss his new book THE CUBS WAY with Theo Epstein, President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs.It took 108 ye... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Apr 11th

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Veronika Voss

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE ADVANCE TICKETSIn German with English subtitlesRainer Werner Fassbinder’s most unambiguously beautiful film was also the last one he lived to see released. Months after VERONIKA... READ MORE

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Apr 3rd

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The Void

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 90 mins

Opens on Apr 7th

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Watership Down

A very serious, violent, and heartbreaking movie about bunnies, Watership Down features the voice acting talents of the late, great John Hurt, who leads a pack of rabbit companions to a new home after... READ MORE

Directed by: Martin Rosen

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on May 20th

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Wayne's World

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 94 mins

Opens on May 10th

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Wild at Heart

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 125 mins

Opens on Apr 28th

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

The world is astounded when Willy Wonka, for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of the factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy, and one w... READ MORE

Directed by: Mel Stuart

Runtime: 100 mins

Opens on Apr 15th

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Winged Migration

The landmark documentary that presents an epic portrait of winter bird migration. Filmed on all seven continents over four years, the footage is brought together into one journey that's uniformly ardu... READ MORE

Directed by: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Apr 4th

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Wings

A Silent Movie concert performed by the Prima Vista Quartet with an original score composed by Baudime Jam.Jack Powell (Charles Rogers) is a young man passionate about motorsport. His neighbor, Mary P... READ MORE

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Runtime: 144 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Apr 9th

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Your Name.

2:00pm screenings Friday-Thursday will be dubbed in English | All other showtimes in Japanese with English subtitles unless otherwise notedFrom director Makoto Shinkai comes a beautiful masterpiece ab... READ MORE

Directed by: Makoto Shinkai

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Apr 7th

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