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The new feature documentary ALGREN is a journey through the gritty world, brilliant mind, and noble heart of Nelson Algren. Exploding onto the national scene in 1950 after winning the first-ever Natio... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Caplan

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: Digital


A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Runtime: 126 mins

Format: DCP

Day of the Beast

New 4K Restoration | Severin Films Pop-Up Shop* at the Music Box in the Lounge 4pm-10pm The international smash that remains one of the best horror comedies of our time!  In betwee... READ MORE

Directed by: Alex de la Iglesia

Runtime: 126 mins

Format: Digital


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Gorillaz: Song Machine Live from Kong

One Night OnlyExperience the biggest virtual band on the planet in cinemas worldwide, as Gorillaz bring their highly acclaimed Song Machine Live to the big screen. Bringing Jamie Hewlett’s visuals to... READ MORE

Runtime: 157 mins

Format: DCP


35mm Print | Preshow Drinks and DJ in Music Box Lounge at 9pm | Presented by Ramona Slick and Rated Q - A Celebration of Queer, Camp, & Cult CinemaWesterburg High School’s elite clique of pop... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

It's A Wonderful Life

Tickets on Sale NowAfter George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George's wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives... READ MORE

Directed by: Frank Capra

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: DCP

Licorice Pizza

Opens Friday, December 24th | Screening in 70mm SNEAK PREVIEW - SATURDAY DECEMBER 4TH AT 7:15PM - SOLD OUTLICORICE PIZZA is the story of Alana Kane (Alana Haim) and Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Runtime: 133 mins

Format: 70mm

Pavement Butterfly

Live accompaniment by Music Box house organist Dennis Scott | Programmed and co-presented by the Chicago Film Society Anna May Wong landed a starring role in the pioneering Technicolor... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Eichberg

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: 35mm

The Power of the Dog

Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch, in a mesmerizing performance) inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother George (Jesse Plemons) brings home a new wife (Kirsten... READ MORE

Directed by: Jane Campion

Runtime: 125 mins

Format: DCP

Uppercase Print

In 1981, chalk slogans written in uppercase letters started appearing in public spaces in the Romanian city of Botoşani. They demanded freedom, alluded to the democratic developments taking place in R... READ MORE

Directed by: Radu Jude

Runtime: 128 mins

Format: Digital

White Christmas

Tickets On Sale Now The touching story of two war veterans turned entertainers (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) who help save a winter resort, and meet a couple of lovely ladies (Rosemary Clooney and Ver... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: DCP

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