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Showtimes 12/4-10/2015 Malverne Cinema, Bellmore Movies & North Shore Towers

December 4, 2015

What a great Thanksgiving weekend we had!!  Not only were all the stores busy…all our theatres were busy too!!

This week at our Malverne Cinema we have one new film opening late nite and there will be a Q&A with its Producers who grew up in our area but now reside in LA and have become successful in their fields.  Here goes:
“Dementia”  Rated R, 90 minutes.  After being diagnosed with Dementia, an elderly disabled Vietnam War veteran is forced by his estranged family to hire a live-in nurse who is seemingly sweet but reveals a disturbing dark side.
Friday & Saturday @ 10:10pm only
Sunday to Thursday @ 4:40 only
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFzjpveiqM4
Come enjoy a Q&A with Producers Raphael Margules and Jordan Lifshitz who work for IFC Films in California but have Long Island roots.  They’ll be happy to discuss the journey of making this film immediately following the Saturday and Sunday shows.  Stay and Enjoy!!
“Room”  Rated R, 1 hour 58 minutes.  Based on the best-selling novel of the same name and starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, William H. Macy.  After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, he makes a thrilling discovery – the outside world……
Friday & Saturday @ 2:00, 4:30, 7:40, 10:10
Sunday to Thursday @ 2:00, 4:30, 7:40
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_Ci-pAL4eE
 
“Trumbo”  Rated R, 2 hours 4 minutes.  In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood’s top screenwriter…until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.  Based on his true story and literally how the pen is mightier than the sword.  Starring Bryan Cranston as Trumbo and co-starring Diane Lane, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, Michael Stuhlbarg, John Goodman, Helen Mirren.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:10
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:30, 4:30, 7:30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0dZ_2ICpJE
“Spotlight”  Rated R, 1 hour 42 minutes.  The riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation which uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.  Starring Mark Ruffalo,Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci and so many more!  What a cast!!  And there’s already Oscar buzz for this one!!!
Friday @ 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:10
Saturday @ 10:45am*, 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:10
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:30, 4:30, 7:30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg5zSVxx9JM
“Brooklyn”  Rated PG-13, 1 hour 52 minutes.  An Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York falls for a tough Italian plumber (Emory Cohen) but faces temptation from another man (Domhnall Gleeson) when she returns to her homeland for a visit.  Also starring Jim Broadbent andJulie Walters.
Friday @ 1:30, 2:10, 4:30, 7:30, 10:10
Saturday @ 10:45am*, 1:30, 2:10, 4:30, 7:30, 10:10
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:30, 2:10, 4:30, 7:30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15syDwC000k
“The Intern”  Rated PG-13, 2 hours 1 minute.  A widowed retired businessman (Robert De Niro) becomes a senior intern at an online clothing fashion site, working for the young founder (Anne Hathaway).  Written & Directed by Nancy Meyers.
Friday & Saturday @ 4:30 & 7:00
Sunday to Thursday @ 7:30 only
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZU3Xban0Y6A
*The two shows of “Spotlight” & “Brooklyn” @ 10:45am only on Saturday are special shows open to the public for $6 per person.  This Saturday is the Incorporated Village of Malverne’s Annual Holiday Lighting.  We’ve scheduled early and late shows and made the extra early ones bargains!!  They close off the streets later in the afternoon, so people have to find their way in through Church Street.  Or, tell the people guiding cars that you are here to see a movie and hopefully they’ll show you the correct way in.  We are open and still do well during this tradition!!
There are two FREE Santa Movies this Saturday morning, sponsored by the Malverne Merchant and Professional Association and our Theatre.  Come see “Minions” – the animated feature focusing on the little yellow guys from the two “Despicable Me” movies.  Rated PG, 91 minutes.  Featuring the voices of Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney and Steve Carell.  Santa will ring in the shows beginning @ 10:30am & 12:00pm.
Coming Soon to our Malverne Cinema:
12/11 – “Macbeth” from The Weinstein Company (Michael Fassbender as Shakespeare’s tragic hero)
12/18 – “Youth” from Fox Searchlight
12/25 – “The Danish Girl” from Focus Features (I smell another Oscar nod for Eddie Redmayne for this one!)
12/25 – “Carol” from The Weinstein Company
As always, the dates are subject to change or cancellation.  We’re open to any suggestions from our email family too!!
At our North Shore Towers Cinema we are proud to offer the following:
“Suffragette”  Rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 minutes.  Drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality.  Starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson and the wonderful Meryl Streep.
Friday to Thursday @ 2:00 & 7:20
“Truth”  Rated R, 2 hours 5 minutes.  Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS “60 Minutes”report investigating then-President George W. Bush’s military service and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather (Robert Redford) and producer Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) their careers.  Also starring Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss, Bruce Greenwood and Stacy Keach.
Friday to Thursday @ 4:30
On Saturday, December 12th @ 7:30pm come rock with The “Cast” Of Beatlemania and recall the memories of that exciting era when the Fab Four ruled the world during the British Invasion!!!!  Tickets are $40 per person.  For tickets please call (718) 423-8394 and ask for Gary.  Please mention if you are a resident of the Towers for a discount.
At our Bellmore Movies this week we continue to have:
“Brooklyn”  Rated PG-13, 1 hour 52 minutes.  An Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York falls for a tough Italian plumber (Emory Cohen) but faces temptation from another man (Domhnall Gleeson) when she returns to her homeland for a visit.  Also starring Jim Broadbent andJulie Walters.
Friday & Saturday @ 2:15, 4:40, 7:15, 9:30
Sunday @ 2:15, 4:40, 7:30
Monday @ 2:15 & 4:40
Tuesday to Thursday @ 2:15, 4:40, 7:30
Plaza Theatrical Productions is proud to offer this Sunday @ 12 noon the new musical “Elf Jr.”   Please call (516) 599-6870 or log onto www.plazatheatrical.com for tickets for this show and you can view their complete lineup.  Look for “George & Gracie” in January!
On Saturday, December 12th, Rob Bartlett & Tony Powell return to our stage with their new Hilarious Pre-Holiday Comedy Show “Too Early For Christmas” @ 8pm.  Tickets are $47 general admission.
Calling all Uncle Floyd fans!!  He’ll be here at our Bellmore on Sunday, December 13th @ 7:30pm to tickle your funny bones and ring in the holidays!!
For further information or/and tickets to either Uncle Floyd’s show or Rob Bartlett & Tony Powell’s show please call Gary @ (516) 785-4234 or log onto www.NYentertainmentClub.com.
We wish you a Wonderful Holiday Season!!

Showtimes 8/21-27/2015 Malverne Cinema & Bellmore Movies & North Shore Towers Cinema

August 21, 2015

We’ll Start With Malverne first:

“Rosenwald” Unrated, 96 minutes. Documentary from The Ciesla Foundation telling the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, a High School dropout who rose to become the President of Sears. His philanthropy was largely unknown and inspired by the Jewish ideals of “Tzedakah” (meaning Charity) that deeply impact our everyday lives. Distributed by Tuckman Media.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40, 9:35

“Best Of Enemies” Rated R, 88 minutes. Documentary on two of the early pundits of television – liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley, Jr. whose explosive televised debates back in 1968 changed the way WABC-TV handles political programs to this day. Dick Cavett, Kelsey Grammer and John Lithgow add their thoughts into this riveting documentary.  Distributed by Magnolia Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40, 9:35

“The End Of The Tour” Rated R, 1 hour 46 minutes. The true story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone magazine reporter David Lipsky (portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (portrayed by Jason Segel) which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel “Infinite Jest”. The interview was never published and remained in storage and the 2008 suicide of Wallace buried this interview further…until it was dug up with this film. Co-starring Anna Chlumsky and Joan Cusack. Distributed by A24 Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 2:00 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 2:00 & 9:35

“Welcome To Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort” Unrated, 72 minutes. Documentary on the famous landmark hotel from its humble beginning to its demolished ending. Distributed by Menemsha Films.
Friday to Thursday @ 4:30 only

“The Outrageous Sophie Tucker” Unrated, 96 minutes. Documentary focusing on the tumultuous early days of this iconic vaudeville superstar who was the first woman to infatuate audiences with a bold, bawdy and brassy style. After watching this you gotta love her more!! Also distributed by Menemsha Films.
Friday to Thursday @ 7:00 only

“Phoenix” Rated PG-13, 98 minutes. In German with English Subtitles. Post World War II Germany is the backdrop for this duplicitous film. A disfigured concentration camp survivor chooses not to reveal her identity to her former husband and startling facts are revealed. Distributed by IFC Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40, 9:35

“Irrational Man” Rated R, 98 minutes. Woody Allen continues to work his magic on our screen! Written and Directed by Woody and starring Joaquin Phoenix as a tormented philosophy professor who considers murdering a corrupt judge to find meaning in his life. Also starring Emma Stone, Jamie Blackley and Parker Posey. Distributed by Sony Classics.
Friday & Saturday @ 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:35

Coming Soon to the Malverne Cinema:
9/4 – “Learning To Drive” from Broad Green Pictures
9/4 -“Grandma” from Sony Classics
9/18 – “A Brilliant Young Mind” – Samuel Goldwyn Films
9/25 – “New Girlfriend” from Cohen Media
9/25 – “Pawn Sacrifice” from Bleecker Street Films
10/2 – “About Ray” from The Weinstein Company (tentative)
10/9 – “He Named Me Malala” from Fox Searchlight

As always, the dates are subject to change or cancellation. If you have suggestions we’re always happy to hear the input of our email family.

At our North Shore Towers Cinema we are offering the following two films:

“Mr. Holmes” Rated PG, 1 hour 45 minutes. A new twist on the world’s most famous detective. Long-retired Sherlock Holmes, portrayed by Ian McKellen, looks back on his life and grapples with recalling the details of an unsolved case. Also starring Laura Linney as his housekeeper.housekeeper. Distributed by Roadside Attractions.
Friday to Thursday @ 2:30 & 5:00

“Amy” Rated R, 2 hours 8 minutes. Documentary depicting the life and death of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, one of the biggest music icons in British history. While her music made her a star, her chaotic personal life stole headlines. Distributed by A24 Films.
Friday to Thursday @ 7:40 only

On Saturday, September 19th @ 8pm the North Shore Towers and Music Men Productions are proud to present “Good Vibrations” – the ultimate, exciting tribute to The Beach Boys. Tickets are $40 per person and are reserved seating.

On Saturday, October 24th @ 7:30pm we are also proud to host The Bronx Wanderers. Brought Back By Popular Demand and quite possibly the best 2 hours of the ’50s, ’60s & ’70s Rock ‘n’ Roll that you will ever experience!!!

On Saturday, November 7th @ 8pm Music Men Productions are at it once again with “Assisted Living: The Musical”. Bring your funny bones along to enjoy this unique approach to the aging experience that’s as welcome as an antacid after a bowl of five-alarm chili!!!!! Tickets are $40 each and are reserved seating.

Tickets are available for the above three shows by calling Gary @ (718) 423-8394 and there is special pricing if you are a North Shore Towers resident.

The North Shore Towers Cinema is located in the center building – called Beaumont – of a trio of buildings you see off the Lakeville Road South Exit 25 off the Northern State Parkway, right near LIJ Hospital. It is located just a few hundred feet from the Nassau County border in Floral Park in Queens.

At our Bellmore Movies this week is an expansion run:

“Phoenix” Rated PG-13, 98 minutes. In German with English Subtitles. Post World War II Germany is the backdrop for this duplicitous film. A disfigured concentration camp survivor chooses not to reveal her identity to her former husband and startling facts are revealed. Distributed by IFC Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:20
Sunday to Thursday @ 2:10, 4:40, 7:20

Reminder of our bargain days – $6 per person at our Malverne Cinema on Wednesdays and $6 per person at our Bellmore Movies on Tuesdays. Take Advantage!!

Have a wonderful week!

Showtimes 5/29-6/4/2015 *Malverne Cinema & Bellmore Movies & North Shore Towers Cinema

May 28, 2015

“I’ll See You In My Dreams”  Rated PG-13, 92 minutes.  A widow in her 70s, portrayed by Blythe Danner, is happy until the loss of her beloved pet.  Her friends attempt to bring fresh things into her life and she discovers that life can begin anew at any age.  Co-starring Sam Elliott, Mary Kay Place, Max Gail and June Squibb (loved her in “Nebraska”!).
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 2pm, 3:15, 5:35, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 2pm, 3:15, 5:35, 7:40 & 9:35
“In The Name Of My Daughter”  Rated R, 1 hour 56 minutes.  SUBTITLED; produced in French.  A mother (Catherine Deneuve) is betrayed by her daughter in this thriller that takes place in the South of France.
Friday & Saturday @ 4:30, 7:20 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 4:30, 7:20 & 9:35
“Far From The Madding Crowd”  Rated PG-13, 2 hours.  Based on a Thomas Hardy literary classic and directed by Thomas Vinterberg.  Starring Carey Mulligan in the lead role as a lady with three suitors!!!
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:35
“5 Flights Up”  Rated PG-13, 92 minutes.  A longtime married and now retired couple, portrayed by Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman, explore the possibility of selling their longtime Brooklyn apartment for a small fortune.  Co-starring Cynthia Nixon.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:35, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:35, 7:40 & 9:35
“Woman In Gold”  Rated PG-13, 1 hour 50 minutes.  Starring Helen Mirren as 60-year-old Maria Altmann who is searching for her family’s Nazi-seized possessions from when they fled Vienna during WWII.  Also starring Ryan Reynolds and Katie Holmes.
Friday to Sunday @ 1:35, 4:30, 7pm & 9:45
Monday to Thursday @ 1:35, 4:30, 7pm & 9:35
The next film in the NY Film Critics Series is scheduled for July – title pending.  For more info about the Series log onto http://nyfilmcriticsseries.com/.  Our pre-shows start @ 7pm and the film begins @ 7:30pm.  Tickets can be purchased in advance on their website but there will be a convenience fee, or you can just purchase tickets at the box office the night of the screening.  Tickets for these advance screenings are $18 per person.
Coming Soon to the Malverne Cinema:
6/05 – “Love & Mercy” from Roadside Attractions
6/12 – “Gemma Bovery” from Music Box Films
6/12 – “Aloft” from Sony Pictures Classics (tentative)
6/19 – “Me And Earl And The Dying Girl” from Fox Searchlight
6/19 – “Testament Of Youth” from Sony Pictures Classics
6/26 – “A Little Chaos” from Focus Features
7/03 – “Infinitely Polar Bear” from Sony Pictures Classics
7/17 – “Mr. Holmes” from Roadside Attractions
7/17 – “Jimmy’s Hall” from Sony Pictures Classics
7/24 – “Irrational Man” from Sony Pictures Classics
As always, the dates are subject to change or being canceled.  If you have suggestions we’re always happy to hear the input of our email family.
There is a free movie event at the Elmont Public Library this Tuesday, June 2nd from 1pm to 9pm sponsored by The Elmont Public Library, The Elmont Chamber of Commerce and The Long Island Film/TV Foundation and hosted by ME!  I’ve programmed 4 separate film blocks of films entitled “Best of The Fest” from 2014 film festival.  All short films with the first block of films presented at 1pm, the next at 3pm followed by 5pm and then some refreshments and the last block at 7pm.  Participating filmmakers and yours truly will host a Q & A immediately following each block.  This is our 4th year offering this free program. Plenty of parking at the library and their newly renovated theatre is lovely.
At our North Shore Towers Cinema we are offering the following three films:
“Félix & Meira”  Rated R, 1 hour 45 minutes.  SUBTITLED; produced in French, English and Yiddish.  Set in Montreal, Brooklyn and Venice (Italy).  This is the story of Meira, an orthodox wife and mother who has a chance encounter with Félix, a loner mourning the loss of his father.  They are two people living entirely different lives while living just blocks from each other.
Friday to Thursday @ 3pm
“Iris”  Rated PG-13, 80 minutes.  Documentary about 93-year-old Iris Apfel, a Queens native during the Great Depression and now a flamboyant fashion icon in Manhattan.  The final film from 87-year-old documentarian icon Albert Maysles.
Friday to Monday and Wednesday & Thursday @ 5:20
“The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared”  Rated R, 1 hour 55 minutes.  Meet Allan Karlsson, a man who has lived a long and colorful life but is now stuck in a nursing home.  On his 100th birthday, he escapes out the window and begins an unexpected adventurous journey.  Based on the best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson.
Friday to Monday and Wednesday & Thursday @ 7:15
On Saturday, June 6th @ 8pm we are proud to relive “The Magic of the ’60s”.  Join Dr. K’s Motown Revue as they recreate the music and the vibes of the original stars of Motown.  Journey back in time and enjoy the night!!  Tickets are available by calling 718-423-8394.  If you are a resident of the Towers make sure to ask for special pricing!!
Plaza Theatrical Productions is coming back to the North Shore Towers Cinema and will be presenting “West Side Story” for one night only on Sunday, July 12th @ 7pm.  Tickets are $25 reserved seating but our email list members and any residents of the Towers can use the code NTS for a $5 discount and tickets will be $20 per person.  For further information or to purchase tickets please call 516-599-6870.
On Saturday, July 25th @ 8pm we are proud to host The Edwards Twins – Masters Of Celebrity Illusions.  Identical twin brothers who look and sound like over 100 stars!!  No lip syncing when they belt out their songs!!  For ticketing information please call 718-423-8394.  If you are a resident of the Towers make sure to ask for special pricing.
The North Shore Towers Cinema is located in the center building – called Beaumont – of a trio of buildings you see off the Lakeville Road South Exit 25 off the Northern State Parkway.  It is located just a few hundred feet from the Nassau County border in Floral Park in Queens.  In fact, it’s believed that one of the golf holes in their beautiful golf course is actually in Nassau County.  That’s how close it is!!
At our Bellmore Movies this week we continue to offer “Far From The Madding Crowd”  Rated PG-13, 2 hours.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:20
Sunday @ 2:10 only
Monday to Thursday @ 2:10, 4:40 & 7:20
On Sunday, June 7th @ 7pm come laugh along with The Italian Chicks Comedy & Variety Show.  Tickets are $30 each.  Log onto www.theitalianchicks.com for further information.
On Sunday, July 2nd @ 8pm come and enjoy Reggae music and support our Veterans!!  For ticket information please email Keith Virgil at xikanmanagement@gmail.com.
On Sunday, July 19th, Plaza Theatrical Productions will proudly present “West Side Story” @ 2pm.  A timeless musical show.  Tickets are available by calling Plaza direct at 516-599-6870 or purchase them at the box office the day of the show.
Save the dates for this year’s 18th Annual Long Island International Film Festival Expo which runs from July 8th-16th right here at our Bellmore Movies!!  For further information log onto www.longislandfilm.com.  Come be an audience judge and help shape the careers of aspiring filmmakers!!
Have a wonderful week.