LIFE ITSELF ends 7/24!

Posted in Now Showing by - Jul 21, 2014

LIFE ITSELF
R, 115min
This documentary film recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert – a story that is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent. Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, LIFE ITSELF explores the legacy of Roger Ebert’s life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. Ends 7/24!
Wed 7/23 (2:15), 6:00
Thu 7/24 (2:15), (4:30), 6:45

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BEGIN AGAIN

Posted in Now Showing by - Jul 21, 2014

BEGIN AGAIN
R, 104min
READ SAM’S BLOG HERE. 
After a harsh breakup with her songwriting partner and boyfriend, Gretta stumbles across Dan, a disgraced record-label exec who is captivated by her talent.
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Mon 7/22 6:45
Wed 7/23 (3:15), 6:45
Thu 7/24 (2:30), (4:45), 7:00
Fri 7/25 (2:40), 5:00, 7:10
Sat 7/26 (2:40), 5:00, 7:10
Sun 7/27 (1:40), (4:00)
Mon 7/28 (2:30), 6:20
Wed 7/30 (2:30), 6:20
Thu 7/31 (2:40), 5:00, 7:10

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CHEF ends 7/24!

Posted in Now Showing by - Jul 21, 2014

CHEF
R, 115 min
READ SAM’S BLOG ON CHEF HERE.
A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an  effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.  PURCHASE TICKETS NOW. CLICK ON “BOX OFFICE” BUTTON ABOVE.. Ends 7/24!

Wed 7/23 6:15
Thu 7/24 (2:45)

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THIRD PERSON ends 7/24!

Posted in Now Showing by - Jul 21, 2014

THIRD PERSON
137min, rated R

Three interlocking love stories with three couples in three cities: New York, Rome and Paris.

 PURCHASE TICKETS NOW. CLICK ON “BOX OFFICE” BUTTON ABOVE.. Ends 7/24

Wed 7/23 (2:45)
Thu 7/24 6:15

READ SAM’S REVIEW OF THIRD PERSON IN TheBurg

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National Theatre Live

Posted in Special Events by - Jul 20, 2014

See the entire listing of NTL shows! Click on the image to the left.

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS

Sun July 20th @4pm & Tue July 22nd @7pm, 160 min with intermission  |  Alan Ayckbourn’s riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed returns to the National Theatre, where it premiered in 1987, winning the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play. Jack McCracken is a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information. Jack’s integrity fades away as he discovers his extended family to …

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BBC Worldwide WWI Series – August

Posted in Special Events by - Jul 20, 2014

BBC Worldwide WWI Series
Three highly-acclaimed productions that focus on events leading up to the first World War.

8/3 @4pm
37 DAYS
A drama about the various political, military, and diplomatic machinations that took place in the title time between the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and Germany’s declaration of war. 162min.

8/10 @4pm
ROYAL COUSINS AT WAR
A riveting account of the three first cousins: the Tsar, the Kaiser, and the King of England, whose relationship helped fuel the War. 122min. 

8/24 @4pm
CHURCHILL’S FIRST WORLD WAR
A fascinating exploration of the lesser known period in Churchill’s life where he was disgraced both politically and militarily. 94min.

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IRON JAWED ANGELS – 7/29

Posted in Special Events by - Jul 19, 2014

Tue 7/29 at 7pm

IRON JAWED ANGELS

123min. Harrisburg Area NOW presents a screening of the 2004 drama.
Activists take the women’s suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote. Starring Hilary Swank, Frances O’Connor, Julia Ormond, and Anjelica Huston.

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BRUNCH & A MOVIE: MEAN GIRLS

Posted in Special Events by - Jul 16, 2014

Sun 8/3 – 10:30am brunch | 11:00ish movie

BRUNCH & A MOVIE: MEAN GIRLS
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of this cult classic with a great brunch (and a cake filled with rainbows and smiles), sourced from the Broad Street Market!  Toaster Strudels from Yellow Bird Cafe. BYOB.  $15 / $12 Members

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Sam’s Blog – Life Itself

Posted in Sam's Blog by - Jul 15, 2014

I am not an expert on the life of Roger Ebert. Sure, I’ve read his reviews, and seen clips of his quarrels with Gene Siskel in At The Movies, though I was too young to appreciate them in their time. But even an avid watcher of the show or reader of all his reviews will still be able to feel more acquainted with the man after watching LIFE ITSELF. Ebert’s personality comes out loud and clear as his story unfolds, starting with his time as a journalist and working towards his career as a film critic. Director Steve James (who …

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Sam’s Blog – Begin Again

Posted in Sam's Blog by - Jul 09, 2014

From the filmmakers of ONCE, BEGIN AGAIN follows a similar pattern: boy and girl meet, boy and girl create music together. However, their journey is a little more unconventional. Greta is the anti-record label enthusiast, and Dan is an ex-record label exec trying to get his job back.

Dan (Mark Ruffalo) started his own independent record label, but his alcoholism and lack of ability to bring in an artist for the past seven years causes his own partner (Mos Def) to let him go. His home life is in just as bad shape… Dan lives separately from his wife and 14 …

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