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2018 Oscar Documentary Shorts: Program A

Opens February 23rdTraffic Stop – Featuring footage caught on a dashcam, TRAFFIC STOP tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas whose routi... READ MORE

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: DCP

2018 Oscar Documentary Shorts: Program B

Opens February 23rdHeroin(e) – Once a bustling industrial town, Huntington, West Virginia has become the epicenter of America’s modern opioid epidemic, with an overdose rate 10 times the national... READ MORE

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: DCP

Black Orpheus

Picked by Alvin, Front of HouseThe ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is transported to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Alvin says: One of my first drum teach... READ MORE

Directed by: Marcel Camus

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm


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Just who runs this country anyway? For comedy fans, the answer is - DAVE. Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver star in this box-office winner about an uncanny Presidential lookalike named Dave, who's recr... READ MORE

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: 35mm


Featuring a live musical score performed by Music Box House Organist Dennis Scott.DRIFTING, Todd Browning's last film for Universal, is an old-fashioned barnstormer about the drug trade, loose morals,... READ MORE

Directed by: Tod Browning

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: 35mm


**LIMITED RETURN ENGAGEMENT FEBRUARY 23RD-25TH | PRESENTED IN 70MM****Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director**From filmmaker Christopher Nolan (INTERSTELLAR, INCEPTIO... READ MORE

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: 70mm

A Fantastic Woman

CLICK HERE for an Exclusive Music Box Interview with Director Sebastián Lelio**2018 Academy Award Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film**Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future.... READ MORE

Directed by: Sebastián Lelio

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: DCP


Sponsored by Daily Grindhouse & The AV ClubBeloved by Werner Herzog and Errol Morris and declared the worst picture of 1997 by the New York Times, Harmony Korine's directorial debut has been a mag... READ MORE

Directed by: Harmony Korine

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: 35mm

The Lodgers

This eerie Irish offering is another example of how to combine classy scares and intermittent nastiness into a solid thriller. Director Brian O’Malley (LET US PREY) brings us the tale of two young twi... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian O'Malley

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: Reflection

In Japanese with English subtitlesThe Planet Erutoria is dying of deterioration. The Florian family (husband, wife and their daughters, Amitie, and Kyrie) still remains on the planet in the hopes of s... READ MORE

Directed by: Takayuki Hamana

Runtime: 111 mins

Format: DCP

Phantom Thread

***Now Screening on DCP*****Nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor**Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: DCP

The Room

This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Wiseau

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Two Weeks in Another Town

CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsPresented by Chicago Film SocietyAdapted from a free-standing novel by Irvin Shaw but effectively retrofitted by director Vincente Minnelli, screenwriter Charles Sch... READ MORE

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: 35mm

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