On Screen Dayton

IDA & WORDS AND PICTURES Open Friday at THE NEON!

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Hello Everyone, If you still need to see LIFE ITSELF, THIRD PERSON or CHEF (which has been here 9 weeks!), you'll need to hurry. Thursday will be your last chance to catch any of these films at THE NEON. On Friday, we're clearing the decks for two new films - the critically acclaimed and powerful new film IDA and the romantic drama WORDS AND PICTURES. (For this week's remaining showtimes, visit our website at www.neonmovies.com) Synopsis for IDA: At last year's Toronto International Film Festival, I saw 30+ films. This film was at the top of my list (with films like 12 YEARS A SLAVE and … [Read more...]



Boston Stoker Presents A Film About Coffee

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Star-Studded THIRD PERSON Opens Friday at THE NEON

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Hello Everyone, We had a lot of fun this weekend with A HARD DAY'S NIGHT. Audiences applauded after each screening, and some folks even admitted to having cried tears of joy during their revisit with The Beatles. If you'd still like to see it, Thursday will be your last chance at THE NEON. Thursday will also be the last day for the ground-breaking film OBVIOUS CHILD. On Friday, we will open the new film from Paul Haggis - THIRD PERSON. SNOWPIERCER (which had a terrific opening weekend) and CHEF will stick around for another week. (For this week's remaining showtimes, visit our website at … [Read more...]



The Beatles & SNOWPIERCER This Weekend at THE NEON

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Hello Everyone, You only have until Thursday (July 3) to see JODOROWSKY'S DUNE...Thursday will be its last day at THE NEON. On Friday, we will open 2 films. One is the remastered and restored Beatles' classic - A HARD DAY'S NIGHT - celebrating its 50th Anniversary. The other is a genre that doesn't get much play around THE NEON...it's a sci-fi action film by beloved and master filmmaker Bong Joon-ho. It's called SNOWPIERCER, and the cast is amazing - Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Octavia Spencer, Chris Evans and more! OBVIOUS CHILD and CHEF will continue their runs for … [Read more...]



OBVIOUS CHILD & JODOROWSKY’S DUNE at THE NEON!

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Hello Everyone, If you still need to see BELLE, FED UP or SUPERMENSCH, you only have until Thursday to catch them at THE NEON. In addition to holding CHEF, we will open 2 new films. One is a brand new, critically acclaimed, cutting edge comedy with a lot of heart - OBVIOUS CHILD. The other is a documentary that several of you have been asking about - JODOROWSKY'S DUNE - currently at 99% FRESH on rottentomatoes.com. (For this week's remaining showtimes, visit our website at www.neonmovies.com) Synopsis for OBVIOUS CHILD: "For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female … [Read more...]



Hot Summer, Cool Films at The Victoria- **Passbook Giveaway**

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Victoria Theatre Association’s annual Cool Films Series is just around the corner bringing back Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and a brand new daytime Family Films lineup!  Beginning July 4, VTA will break out the FREE popcorn and FREE soda and FREE nostalgia with the 2014 Cool Films Series at the historic Victoria Theatre.  “We’re always striving for a balance between golden age of Hollywood titles (1935-1955) and newer titles that deserve a big screen revival or just would be fun for new audiences,” says VTA president & CEO Ken Neufeld. “Finding good quality 35mm prints of films … [Read more...]



FED UP and SUPERMENSCH Open Friday at THE NEON!

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Hello Everyone, Once again, we're holding onto BELLE and CHEF this week, but we're also going to start two new documentaries. FED UP is one that several of you have been asking about...and it's currently only slated to play for one week (one screening per day). Hurry down if you need to see it! In addition, we will play a documentary that many of you have seen advertised before our current two hits - SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, directed by Mike Myers (you may have seen Shep Gordon on CBS Sunday Morning a couple weeks ago or even on David Letterman last night). Synopsis for … [Read more...]



ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE and FOR NO GOOD REASON To Augment Successful BELLE and CHEF at THE NEON!

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Hello Everyone, Even though we're managing to hold BELLE and CHEF for another week, we're adding 2 new films to the mix. The documentary about Ralph Steadman - FOR NO GOOD REASON - will have just three screenings over the weekend, and Jim Jarmusch's new vampire film (with the always-thrilling Tilda Swinton) - ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE - will start limited screenings on Friday. Synopsis for ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE: "Jim Jarmusch's ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE tells the tale of two fragile and sensitive vampires, Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), who have been lovers for centuries. Both … [Read more...]



THE NEON Has 2 Big Hits with CHEF & BELLE!

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Hello Everyone, We had an absolutely terrific holiday weekend. Audiences are loving CHEF and BELLE, and we're going to hold them both. Many thanks to all of you who came out to support these films. I know that many of you are anxious to see some of our upcoming selections - like FED UP and ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE and JODOROWSKY'S DUNE...please rest assured that these films will eventually make their way to THE NEON. Our opening dates can move for a variety of reasons, and we appreciate your patience as some of the films get shifted. Stay tuned to this newsletter or our website for the … [Read more...]



GOD’S POCKET – One of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Last Films – Opens Friday!

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Hello Everyone, It's now time to bid adieu to our 3rd highest grossing film ever - THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL. Many thanks to all of you who helped make this film such a success. Thursday will be its last day at THE NEON. In addition, Thursday will be the last day for UNDER THE SKIN. Hurry down if you still need to see these films. (Showtimes for this week can still be found on our website at www.neonmovies.com ) Last weekend didn't go as well as we had hoped for THE RAILWAY MAN. Though mediocre reviews may have kept some folks away, many of our regulars agreed that the film is actually … [Read more...]