Learn to Write, Up Close and Personal


Now, it’s time for writers of all stripes to still those quivering limbs and join the 2015 summer workshop, the crown jewel of AWW and featuring literary queen Nikki Giovanni. Cincinnati native Giovanni, one of the world’s best-known African American poets, will serve as the keynoter during this year’s summer workshop, held July 11-17 at Antioch University Midwest in Yellow Springs

Chalk Art Comes To Life At The Greene Today!


The streets of The Greene will come alive today as artists create living art using only pastel chalk to bring awareness to national mental health awareness month from 10am - 10pm!

GREY GARDENS and New Juliette Binoche Film at THE NEON!


Hello Everyone, Over the past 14 years that I've been at THE NEON, THE D TRAIN ranks as one of the biggest box office disappointments we've ever had. We had to lose it quickly. Today, we opened a new film with Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart - CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA. (Stewart became the first American to ever win a Cesar award for her role in this film. The Cesar Awards are France's equivalent to our Academy Awards.) In addition, we will open the 40th Anniversary Restoration of GREY GARDENS - the documentary that became the basis for numerous books, an HBO narrative film and even a … [Read more...]

Summer Flicks Series Returns to Victoria Theatre


“Finding good quality 35mm prints of films for the Victoria’s 35mm projector can be challenging, but it does give you that authentic pre-digital film experience that is so unique. This year we were able to secure every film in 35mm, which is quite a feat. And, we are bringing back last year’s family weekday matinees with some wonderful family films and Reel Late at the Vic channels the nostalgia of the Victoria Theatre’s days as a popular movie house. You don’t want to miss the fun downtown this summer!”

10th Annual Sideshow Debuts This Weekend


This event will be the biggest Sideshow yet with Sculpture, Painting, Music, Performers, Dancers, Comedy, Food Trucks, Local Brews, Photography and much much more.

Jack Black, James Marsden & Elaine Paige – See New Films at THE NEON

D-Train Movie

Hello Everyone, Today we opened the Sundance hit THE D TRAIN - a new comedy starring Jack Black and James Marsden. On Wednesday, May 13, we will have a one-night-only screening of I'M STILL HERE: ELAINE PAIGE.  In addition, this week we're holding onto my favorite comedy in a long, long time - WHILE WE'RE YOUNG (starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts) and got the last two films for this year's DAYTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL. GREY GARDENS (the original) starts next Friday! Synopsis for THE D TRAIN: "All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That's about to change - … [Read more...]

A Fascinating, Little-Known Tale Filled with Heart, Heroism and High-Flying Chutzpah.


This heroic account of the founding of the Israeli Air Force recasts Israel's survival as a victory for American chutzpah.

EX MACHINA Opens Friday & Jewish Film Fest Starts This Weekend at THE NEON!


Hello Everyone, If you still need to see WOMAN IN GOLD, a film that many of our regulars are absolutely loving, you only have until Thursday to see it at THE NEON. On Friday, we will open a new sci-fi film about artificial intelligence - one that seems all the more scary after having heard a story about a similar subject on NPR. EX MACHINA has been garnering rave reviews, and it certainly looks sophisticated and thought provoking...it also holds the record for the biggest opening of 2015 in larger markets. We have our fingers crossed that Dayton audiences are interested! TRUE STORY will … [Read more...]

Xenia Author’s First Book Published


Ohio author, Ryan Ireland will present his debut novel, Beyond the Horizon. Beyond the Horizon is both a fabled rewritten history of the American West and a critical metaphor of American expansionist period. In frontier America, a man lives with a pregnant woman who is not his wife.

Franco and Hill in TRUE STORY Starts Friday + Elaine Paige News at THE NEON!


Hello Everyone, If you still need to see THE WRECKING CREW, IT FOLLOWS or WILD TALES, you only have until Thursday (Apr. 16). WOMAN IN GOLD was loved by patrons this weekend, and it will stick around for another week. Many thanks if you hurried out this past weekend to see it! On Friday, we will open a film based on a true story...and guess what, it's called TRUE STORY - starring Jonah Hill, James Franco and Felicity Jones. For this week's remaining showtimes (they're different than the upcoming week - which are listed below), please visit our website at www.neonmovies.com Synopsis for … [Read more...]