Upcoming Special Events
Wed 10 Feb, 8:00pm
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
Sat 13 Feb, 12:00pm
directed by Michael Curtiz in English starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman (1942)
Celebrate Valentine’s weekend with Bogie and Bergman!
Sat 13 Feb, 9:30pm
directed by Rob Reiner in English starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Peter Falk (1987)
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.
Wed 17 Feb, 7:15pm
directed by Danny Boyle in English starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller (1996)
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
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.
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!
The Big Year – Tuesday, February 23rd at 7pm
Prometheus – Sunday, March 13th at Noon
Tremors – Sunday, April 10th at Noon
Wed 16 Mar, 7:30pm
Join us for a night of award-winning local film as Independent Filmmaker Project presents an evening of Chicago filmmaker Brad Bischoff’s work.