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Showtimes 2/21-27/2014 *Malverne Cinema & Bellmore Movies

February 20, 2014
“In Secret” Rated R, 1 hour 47 minutes. 1860s Paris is the backdrop for this tale of a loveless marriage that leads to secrets. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange and Oscar Isaac.  Distributed by Roadside Attractions.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:40
Sunday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:30
“2014 Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts” Program runs 1 hour 50 minutes and is Unrated, however, our guess is that it should be rated PG-13 on the conservative side. The following are its titles: “Feral”; “Get A Horse!”; “Mr. Hublot”; “Possessions”; “Room On The Broom”.
Friday to Thursday @ 1pm daily
“2014 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts” Program runs 1 hour 48 minutes and is Unrated, but we’d give it an R rating as a whole program. The following are its titles: “Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)”; “Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything)”; “Helium”; “Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have To Take Care Of Everything?)”; “The Voorman Problem”.  Distributed by Magnolia Films.
Friday to Thursday @ 3:15 daily
“American Hustle” Rated R, 2 hours 13 minutes. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Christian Bale), Best Supporting Actor (Bradley Cooper), Best Actress (Amy Adams), Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), Best Director (David O. Russell) and Best Original Screenplay. Co-starring Jeremy Renner and Robert De Niro.  Distributed by Sony Classics.
Friday & Saturday @ 4pm, 7pm & 9:40
Sunday to Thursday @ 4pm, 7pm & 9:35
“The Wolf Of Wall Street” Rated R, 3 hours long! Nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio and Best Supporting Actor for Jonah Hill. But let’s not forget Martin Scorsese for Best Director and rounding out the 5 nominations with Best Adapted Screenplay. New York stockbroker goes from penny stocks to a bad case of greed. Co-starring Matthew McConaughey, Rob Reiner, Kyle Chandler, Jean Dujardin and Robert Clohessy.  Distributed by Paramount Pictures.
Friday to Thursday @ 5:30 & 8:55
“Gloria” Rated R, 1 hour 50 minutes. SUBTITLED produced in Spanish. A woman in her later years, despite her loneliness, seeks love and happiness at night and meets a certain someone.  Distributed by Roadside  Attractions.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm & 9:40
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm & 9:30
“Philomena” Rated PG-13, 1 hour 35 minutes. Nominated for 4 Academy Awards. Starring Judi Dench (nominated for Best Actress). A 2009 BBC investigative book is brought to the screen. When she was very young, Philomena had a child out of wedlock and her Irish-Catholic family forced her to put him up for adoption and the baby was sent to the United States. Years later, after moving on with her life, she meets up with a BBC reporter and tells him her story. Amazingly it remains #1 at our Cinema after all this time!  Distributed  by the Weinstein Company. 
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:40
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30
“Nebraska” Rated R, 1 hour 55 minutes. Nominated for 6 Academy Awards. One of my favorite Directors after Frank Capra is Alexander Payne (nominated for Best Director) who brought us “The Descendants” & “Sideways” and this time chose his home state to work in. Bruce Dern (nominated for Best Actor) stars as an elderly man on the brink of dementia who receives a sweepstakes letter in the mail informing him that he won one million dollars. He then sets out, walking at first, to a neighboring state to collect his winnings. Will Forte (of “SNL” fame), June Squibb (nominated for Best Supporting Actress) and Stacy Keach are his co-stars. Shot in black & white (nomination for Best Cinematography) and after a few minutes you don’t even notice it anymore.  Distributed by Fox Searchlight Films.
Friday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30 & 7pm
We have the honor at our Malverne Cinema of being the only theatre selected on Long Island to participate in the new New York Film Critics Series. Trailers and posters are up and running at the Cinema to fill you in or you can log onto for further information. Tickets are $18 dollars each for this once a month series. These films will all be shown only once and all will not have been shown to the public anywhere prior to this event. If you have cell phones, the simulcast does accept questions tweeted to them as long as it is a live simulcast. Advance ticket sales will go on sale beginning the Friday before the next screening. Please visit the website to learn more.
The next screening – “Breathe In” – is scheduled for March 17th. Log onto for more info about this new film.
Coming Soon to the Malverne Cinema:
2/28 – “Tim’s Vermeer” from Sony Classics
3/28 – “The Lunchbox” also from Sony Classics
3/21 – “The Grand Budapest Hotel” from Fox Searchlight (check out its cast!)
3/28 or 4/4 – “One Chance” from The Weinstein Company
3/28 – “Le Week-End” from Music Box Films
4/11 – “Jodorowsky’s Dune” also from Sony Classics
The above dates may change.
At our Bellmore Movies this week we continue to have 2 films:
“Frozen Sing-Along” Rated PG, 1 hour 48 minutes. Latest animation from Disney, which is also nominated this year for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song. This is so much fun when nearly the entire audience all starts singing!
Friday & Saturday @ 1:15 & 6pm
Sunday @ 3:15 & 5:20
Monday to Thursday @ 5:15 only
“12 Years A Slave” Rated R, 2 hours 14 minutes. Nominated for 9 Academy Awards including Best Picture. A tense drama based on a true story of a free New Yorker kidnapped and sold into slavery in the 1800s. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (nominated for Best Actor) in the starring role and co-starring Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Paul Dano, Alfre Woodard, Michael Fassbender (nominated for Best Supporting Actor) and Sarah Paulson.  Distributed by Fox Searchlight.
Friday & Saturday @ 3:25* & 8:10
Sunday @ 7:40*
Monday to Thursday @ 2:30 & 7:40
*Please note the Saturday 3:25 show and the Sunday 7:40 show are Open Captioned for our deaf and hard of hearing friends.
On Friday & Saturday, February 21st & 22nd @ 11am, come see “The Little Mermaid” – an enchanting live play for the whole family to enjoy brought to us by Plaza Theatrical Productions. Additional show on Sunday the 23rd @ 1pm. Tickets are easily obtained by calling 516-599-6870 or logging onto
On our Main Stage at our Bellmore beginning in March comes the beloved classic story “Little Women” also brought to us by Plaza Theatrical Productions.
Have a wonderful, safe and warm week!

Showtime for 2/1-7/2013 Malverne Cinema & Bellmore Movies

January 31, 2013
“Amour” Rated PG-13, 2 hours 7 minutes. SUBTITLED produced in French. Nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Foreign Language Film. Emmanuelle Riva is nominated for Best Actress and for Michael Haneke for Best Director. A very touching story of retired music teachers and how they face a dramatic health issue.  Distribted by Sony Classics.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30
“Quartet” Rated PG-13, 1 hour 38 minutes. The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman. Another music themed film, this one about a home for retired musicians. The residents learn of a future inhabitant and realize that they had a past with the person. Starring Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly.  Distributed by the Weinstein Company.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:35 & 7:40
“Argo” Rated R, 2 hours. Ben Affleck’s baby that’s garnering awards all over the placeand now it’s nominated for 7 Academy Awards. Based on a true story.  Distributed by Warner Brothers.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:45 & 7:30
“Lincoln” Rated PG-13, 2 hours 30 minutes. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis as our 16th President in his final days. Co-starring David Strathairn, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Sally Field.  Distributed by Disney.
Friday to Thursday @ 2pm, 5pm & 8pm
“Silver Linings Playbook” Rated R, 2 hours 2 minutes. Nominated for 8 Academy Awards. Starring Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro and Jennifer Lawrence. A down on his luck fellow is forced to move back in with his parents after his marriage falls apart and he loses his job. He meets a sort of mystery girl and his life takes on new meaning.  Distributed by The Weinstein Company.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30
At our Bellmore Movies we continue to offer “Silver Linings Playbook” Rated R, 2 hours 2 minutes.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7:10 & 9:35
Sunday @ 5pm & 7:20
Monday to Wednesday @ 1:30 & 7:30
Thursday @ 1:30 only
Thursday evening we have a film from Poland. “Suspiciously In Love” is unrated and SUBTITLED and will be shown @ 8pm and runs 95 minutes.
We are also proud to host Plaza Theatrical Productions’ live Main Stage production of “I Ought To Be In Pictures” on February 3rd @ 2pm. Please call 516-599-6870 or log onto for further information.
Don’t forget, Wednesday is Bargain Day at our Malverne Cinema. $5.50 per person per film, matinee or evening shows. At our Bellmore Movies our Bargain Day is on Tuesday with the same pricing policy.
Psychic Medium Robert Hansen will be back at our Malverne Cinema on Tuesday, March 5th. Doors open @ 7pm and his readings begin @ 7:30. Tickets now on sale at our box office.
Have a wonderful week.

Showtimes for the Malverne Cinema & Art Center for 3/12-18/2010

March 9, 2010
“The Prophet”  Rated R, 2 hours 29 minutes.  SUBTITLED produced in French.  One of this years nominees for Best Foreign Film.  A look at the world of Gangsters both inside the prisons and life on the outside.  Drama distributed by Sony Classics.
Friday to Sunday @ 12 noon, 3:10, 6pm & 9pm
Monday to Thursday @ 1:30, 4:30, & 7:35
“Yellow Handkerchief”  Rated PG-13, 96 minutes.  Drama starring William Hurt, Maria Bello and Kristen Stewart.  A road trip from rural Louisiana to New Orleans brings three unlikely people together.  Distributed by IDP Distribution.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:10, 5:40, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 3:10, 5:35, 7:30 & 9:25
“Ghost Writer”  Rated PG-13, 2  hours 8 minutes  Starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattral and Olivia Williams.  Distributed by Summit Entertainment.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7:05 & 9:45
Sunday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7:05 & 9:30
Monday to Thursday @1:30, 4:30 & 7:35
“Crazy Heart”  Rated R, 1 hour 52 minutes.  Starring this years winner for Best Actor, Jeff Bridges.  Co Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Robert Duval.  Distributed by Fox Searchlight.
Friday & Saturday @ 12 noon, 2:15, 4:35, 7:05 & 9:45
Sunday @ 12 noon, 2:15, 4:35, 7:05 & 9:30
Monday to Thursday @ 2:15, 4:35, 7:05 & 9:25
“The Hurt Locker”  Rated R, 2 hour 11 minutes.  Winner of Best Picture and Best Director and more!  Distributed by Summit Entertainment.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7:05 & 9:45
Sunday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7:05 & 9:30
Monday to Thursday @ 1:30, 4:30 & 7:35
On Thursday, April 22, 2010 @ 7pm we invite you to participate in an enchanted evening with Psychic Medium Robert E. Hansen.  Tickets are $30 per person and are available at our Box office.
Until next week, have a great one!