On Screen Dayton

Colin Firth & Emma Stone in Woody Allen’s MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT at THE NEON!

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Hello Everyone, Woody Allen's last three films - MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, TO ROME WITH LOVE and BLUE JASMINE - have all been big hits at THE NEON. On Friday, we will open Allen's latest film - a 1920's romantic comedy starring Colin Frith and Emma Stone - MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT.  BOYHOOD - the best-reviewed film of the year - will stick around for another week. Synopsis for MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT: "Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age, but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford (Colin Firth), a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with a … [Read more...]



2014 Eichelberger FilmDayton Festival **Ticket Contest**

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Ohio films, short films, award-winning films from around the world! Single tickets for the 2014 Eichelberger FilmDayton Festival are on sale now! Showcasing the vibrant filmmaker community connected to our region, the festival takes place the weekend of August 22-24.  The festival features professional workshops, screenings of award-winning and locally-connected films, parties, and contests. Full weekend schedule is available at www.filmdayton.com. Highlights of this year’s festival include:   THE INFINITE MAN Director: Hugh Sullivan    Australia/85min (Fri, Aug 22 – 7PM – The … [Read more...]



I ORIGINS Opens & BOYHOOD Continues at THE NEON!

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Hello Everyone, We had a very solid weekend with BOYHOOD. Many thanks to all of you who came out to support it. (We even had quite a few folks from Cincinnati - the film isn't playing that market yet!) We will hold BOYHOOD, but we need to let go of IDA. If you still need to see this marvelous film, Thursday will be your last chance. On Friday, we will open I ORIGINS - a new film from the director of ANOTHER EARTH. (For this week's remaining showtimes, visit our website at www.neonmovies.com) Synopsis for I ORIGINS: ONE WEEK ONLY! "I ORIGINS, the second feature film from writer and … [Read more...]



Best Reviewed Film of the Year – BOYHOOD – Opens at THE NEON!

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Hello Everyone, We're pretty excited here at THE NEON. On Friday, August 1, we're opening the best reviewed film of the year - BOYHOOD. We will also keep the amazing film IDA for select screenings. Synopsis for BOYHOOD: Given 100% Reviews by countless critics and currently at 99% FRESH on rotten tomatoes, BOYHOOD is the best reviewed film of the year! "Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen … [Read more...]



4 PAWS For Ability To Benefit From Batman Documentary Screening

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Everyone wants to become a superhero. The universal theme of battling evil with good resonates with every individual around the world. Independent documentary Legends of the Knight, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Brett Culp and funded by over 1,000 people around the world via Kickstarter, will have a one-time-only screening at the NEON (130 E. Fifth St.) on Thursday, July 31, from 7:30 – 8:51 p.m. Since February, each screening has benefited a local charity in the community where the movie is shown, and Xenia-based 4 Paws for Ability was chosen to receive 5% of each $11 ticket … [Read more...]



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...]