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<cite>Son of Saul</cite>

Son of Saul [35mm]

directed by László Nemes in Yiddish starring GÉZA RÖHRIG, LEVENTE MOLNAR, URS RECHN

Presented in 35MM!

Winner of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival’s Grand Prix
Winner of Best Foreign Language Film at the 2016 Golden Globes
2016 Academy Award-nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

“A powerful movie. A remarkable feature filmmaking debut.” —Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

<cite>The 2016 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts: Program B</cite>

The 2016 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts: Program B

The theatrical release of The OSCAR® Nominated Short Films has met enthusiastic audiences ever since its launch 10 years ago. Celebrate OSCAR® season with the annual showcase of the documentary short films nominated for the 2016 Academy Awards.

The Music Box Theatre will screen the nominees in the Documentary Short category in two installments, Program A & Program B.

<cite>The Hateful Eight: Digital Presentation</cite>

The Hateful Eight: Digital Presentation [4K DCP]

directed by Quentin Tarantino in English starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Roth, Bruce Dern, Michael Madsen, Demian Bichir, Walton Goggins

The 8th film from Quentin Tarantino

<cite>The 2016 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts: Program A</cite>
Next screening, Tue 9 Feb, 1:10pm

The 2016 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts: Program A

The theatrical release of The OSCAR® Nominated Short Films has met enthusiastic audiences ever since its launch 10 years ago. Celebrate OSCAR® season with the annual showcase of the documentary short films nominated for the 2016 Academy Awards.

The Music Box Theatre will screen the nominees in the Documentary Short category in two installments, Program A & Program B.

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Presents <cite>The Winters Tale</cite>
Next screening, Tue 9 Feb, 7:15pm

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Presents The Winters Tale

directed by Kenneth Branagh, Rob Ashford in English starring Judi Dench, Tom Bateman, Jessie Buckley

The presentations on Tuesday, January 12th & Saturday, January 23rd are sold out.

Additional shows:
Tuesday, February 9th at 7:15pm

“4 stars” —The Guardian

Special Events

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Presents <cite>The Winters Tale</cite>

Tickets

Tue 9 Feb

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Presents The Winters Tale

directed by Kenneth Branagh, Rob Ashford in English starring Judi Dench, Tom Bateman, Jessie Buckley

The presentations on Tuesday, January 12th & Saturday, January 23rd are sold out.

Additional shows:
Tuesday, February 9th at 7:15pm

“4 stars” —The Guardian

Shoot the Piano Player

Wed 10 Feb

Shoot the Piano Player

Slip back through the eras with the musical stylings of Matt Norris this February in the Music Box Lounge. Half-price bottles of wine and free Ragtime and Jazz piano every Wednesday, 8–10PM!

Admission is FREE

A Valentines Sweetheart Sing-Along with <cite>Casablanca</cite> at the Music Box

Tickets

Sat 13 Feb

A Valentines Sweetheart Sing-Along with Casablanca at the Music Box [35mm]

directed by Michael Curtiz in English starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman

Celebrate Valentine’s weekend with Bogie and Bergman!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with <cite>The Princess Bride</cite>

Tickets

Sat 13 Feb

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with The Princess Bride [35mm]

directed by Rob Reiner in English starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Peter Falk

On Valentine’s Day weekend, come see The Princess Bride, the fairy tale that puts the “comedy” in “romantic comedy”, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing.

Sound Opinions at the Movies presents <cite>Trainspotting</cite> with special guest Irvine Welsh

Wed 17 Feb

Sound Opinions at the Movies presents Trainspotting with special guest Irvine Welsh

directed by Danny Boyle in English starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Advance tickets are available at soundopinions.org.

“I liked this movie, and not just because it made me loads of cash. It was a highly successful adaptation and I really don't think that any group of people outside of Danny, Andrew and John could have pulled it of with quite the same panache.” —Irvine Welsh

70MM Film Festival: The Ultimate Edition

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Fri 19 Feb – Thu 10 Mar

70MM Film Festival: The Ultimate Edition

Friday, February 19th to Thursday, March 10th
New 41 foot screen – Double the image size of past presentations! New 7.1 channel sound system!

The Music Box is about to embark upon its biggest 70mm festival yet. Thousands of pounds of film will be shipped across the country, all to provide the most immersive viewing experience possible in the best prints available. Sit back, relax, turn your phone off, throw away your worries, and let a sea of color and light wash over you – this is the way movies were meant to be seen.

We Are Twisted F***ing Sister: Chicago Premiere!

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Mon 22 Feb

We Are Twisted F***ing Sister: Chicago Premiere!

directed by Andrew Horn in English starring Dee Snider, Jay Jay French, Mark "The Animal" Mendoza, AJ Pero, Eddie Ojeda

One Night Only!

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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Tue 23 Feb – Sun 10 Apr

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

The Field Museum heads to the Music Box Theatre on a few field trips! These educational and entertaining events combine film and cinema and go behind Hollywood. Join us to delve into the reality and science behind the silver screen!

Upcoming Events:
The Big Year – Tuesday, February 23rd at 7pm
Prometheus – Sunday, March 13th at Noon
Tremors – Sunday, April 10th at Noon

IFP Chicago presents Independent Filmmaker Project Member Spotlight

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Wed 16 Mar

IFP Chicago presents Independent Filmmaker Project Member Spotlight

Join us for a night of award-winning local film as Independent Filmmaker Project presents an evening of Chicago filmmaker Brad Bischoff’s work.

Up Next

<cite>Where to Invade Next</cite>

Tickets

opens Fri 12 Feb

Where to Invade Next

directed by Michael Moore in English

Michael Moore is back with a provocative and hilarious comedy in which he’ll stop at nothing to figure out how to actually make America great again.

“One of the most genuinely, and valuably, patriotic films any American has ever made...” —RogerEbert.com

opens Wed 17 Feb

Shoot the Piano Player

Slip back through the eras with the musical stylings of Matt Norris this February in the Music Box Lounge. Half-price bottles of wine and free Ragtime and Jazz piano every Wednesday, 8–10PM!

Admission is FREE

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