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Showtimes 9/25-10/1/2015 Malverne Cinema & Bellmore Movies & North Shore Towers Cinema

September 24, 2015
We’ll start with our Malverne Cinema first:
 
“Pawn Sacrifice”  Rated PG-13, 1 hour 56 minutes.  The infamous chess player from Brooklyn, Bobby Fischer (portrayed by Tobey Maguire), struggles with his genius and his madness and is used as a pawn during the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Empire.  Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard. Distributed by Bleecker Street Media.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:30, 4:30, 7:20
 
“The New Girlfriend”  Rated R, 1 hour 48 minutes.  In French with English Subtitles.  When a friend suddenly passes away shortly after having a baby, her girlfriend decides to stop by and see how her widowed husband is doing.  What she finds changes both their lives.  Distributed by Cohen Media Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 2:00, 4:30, 7:30
 
“A Brilliant Young Mind”  Unrated, 1 hour 41 minutes.  A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.  Starring Asa Butterfield, Sally Hawkins and Eddie Marsan. Distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:00 & 7:00
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:00 & 7:20
 
“Time Out Of Mind”  Unrated, 2 hours 1 minute.  Starring Richard Gere as a homeless man on the streets of New York City who becomes friends with another homeless man (Ben Vereen) and also tries to make contact with his estranged daughter (Jena Malone).  Also starring Kyra Sedgwick and Steve Buscemi. Distributed by IFC Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 4:00 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 4:00 only
 
“Grandma”  Rated R, 78 minutes.  Starring Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Sam Elliott and Elizabeth Peña in one of her final film roles.  Grandma (Tomlin) is paid an unexpected visit by her pregnant granddaughter (Garner) who needs $600 before 6:00 that night and together they try to raise it.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:45, 7:40, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:45, 7:40
 
“Learning To Drive”  Rated R, 89 minutes.  Patricia Clarkson is Wendy, a Manhattan writer who literally needs to learn to drive in order to visit her daughter upstate.  Ben Kingsley is Darwan, her Sikh driving instructor who teachers her more than just driving.
Friday & Saturday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40, 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40
 
Here’s our Fall lineup for the Malverne Cinema:
10/2 – “About Ray” from The Weinstein Company (but tentative)
10/9 – “He Named Me Malala” from Fox Searchlight
10/9 – “Labyrinth Of Lies” from Sony Classics (it may take your breath away!)
10/16 – “Victoria” from Adopt Films
10/30 – “Truth” from Sony Classics (Robert Redford as Dan Rather)
11/6 – “Suffragette” from Focus Features
12/11 – “I Saw The Light” from Sony Classics (Biopic of singer-songwriter-musician Hank Williams)
12/25 – “The Danish Girl” from Focus Features (I smell another Oscar nod for Eddie Redmayne for this one!)
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 proud to offer the following three films:
 
“A Walk In The Woods”  Rated R, 1 hour 44 minutes.  Starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte (in a role originally meant for Paul Newman), Mary Steenburgen, Emma Thompson and Kristen Schaal.  Based on the true life story of the travel memoirs of two old pals as they hiked the Appalachian Trail. Distributed by Broad Green Pictures.
Friday to Thursday @ 2:00 only
 
“The Gift”  Rated R, 1 hour 48 minutes.  Starring Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall as a married couple who move to LA for a fresh start, but an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light.  Co-starring Joel Edgerton who also Wrote and Directed.  Distributed by STX Entertainment.
Friday to Monday and Wednesday & Thursday @ 4:30 only
 
“Trainwreck”  Rated R, 2 hours 4 minutes.  A commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears of monogamy when she meets a good guy doctor.  Starring three of the funniest folks in showbiz today – Amy Schumer*, Bill Hader and Colin Quinn – and with funny man director Judd Apatow* at the helm!!!!  *Two Long Islanders working the Hollywood room and our screen!!  Also starring Tilda Swinton, John Cena and a few famous-face cameos.  Distributed by Universal Pictures.
Friday to Monday and Wednesday & Thursday @ 7:20 only
 
On Tuesday, September 29th, the 3rd Annual Short Film Festival is taking place at North Shore Towers.  Seating is first-come, first-served and the doors open @ 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start.  Admission is free.  It’s the Perfect opportunity for some of you who have never been to this wonderful venue!
 
On Saturday, October 10th @ 8pm comes the Fall 2015 “Oldies Extravaganza” – a toe-tapping night to the tunes we all enjoy!!  Tickets are $35 each and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Bellerose Jewish Center.
 
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.
 
On Saturday, November 14th @ 8pm comes Diamond – One Hot Night – a tribute to Neil with a sound, look and show like you’ve never seen before that will knock you out!!  Tickets to this show are $40 per person.
 
Back by popular demand are The Edwards Twins – Masters Of Celebrity Illusions on Saturday, November 21st @ 2pm & 8pm!!  Tickets are $45 each.
 
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.
 
Tickets and further information are available for the above shows by calling Gary @ (718) 423-8394 and there is special pricing if you are a North Shore Towers resident, so Speak Up!!
 
At our Bellmore Movies this week we are happy to also offer here:
 
“Pawn Sacrifice”  Rated PG-13, 1 hour 56 minutes.
Friday & Saturday @ 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:25
Sunday to Thursday @ 2:00, 4:45, 7:20
 Happy Fall and hopefully a nice Indian Summer!!
 
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Showtimes 10/31-11/6/2014 * Malverne Cinema & Bellmore Movies

October 30, 2014

This week we have 4 new films at Malverne and Bellmore is doing gangbusters with its new film so it’s holding!! Here goes with Malverne first:

“Birdman” Rated R, 1 hour 59 minutes. Starring Micheal Keaton, Edward Norton and Naomi Watts. A former successful Hollywood superhero actor, now washed up, tries to revive his career and takes a big chance on mounting a Broadway play. We only had room for one screen for this film. Distributed by Fox Searchlight.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:35

“Before I Go To Sleep” Rated R, 1 hour 32 minutes. This suspense thriller stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth as a married couple dealing with memory loss and other marital issues. Distributed by Freestyle Releasing.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:35

“Citizenfour” Rated R, 1 hour 56 minutes. This compelling documentary tells the story of Edward Snowden with actual footage of interviews and why he became the biggest leaker of information the US has ever had. Decide for yourselves – is he a patriot or a traitor?? Distributed by The Weinstein Company.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:35

“Force Majeure” Rated R, 1 hour 58 minutes. SUBTITLED produced in Swedish. A legal term used as the title. A family goes on a much needed skiing vacation. What starts out as a normal day ends with a horrific avalanche. The cinematography in this film will blow you away!! Distributed by Magnolia Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:35

“Listen Up Philip” Unrated, 1 hour 49 minutes. Starring Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss and Jonathan Pryce. A novelist seeks solace while awaiting the publication of his second novel. Distributed by The Cohen Media Group.
Friday & Saturday @ 4:30 & 9:45
Sunday & Monday @ 4:30 & 9:35
Tuesday @ 4:30 only
Wednesday & Thursday @ 4:30 & 9:35

“My Old Lady” Rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 minutes. Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas star in this comedy with some dramatic undertones. Imagine inheriting an apartment from your estranged father, but it’s not here…it’s in Paris! And…when you get there you’ve also inherited a non-budging tenant who by Parisian law can collect rent from you!! Distributed by Tribecca Films.
Friday to Monday @ 2:15 & 7pm
Tuesday @ 2:15 only
Wednesday & Thursday @ 2:15 & 7pm

The next film scheduled for the NY Film Critics Series is “Elsa & Fred” this Tuesday, November 4th @ 7pm. Tickets go on sale Friday. Log onto http://nyfilmcriticsseries.com/ for more info.

Coming Soon to the Malverne Cinema:
11/07 – “Whiplash” from Sony Pictures Classics
11/07 – “Elsa & Fred” from Millennium Entertainment
11/14 – “Rosewater” from Open Road Entertainment
11/21 – “The Theory Of Everything” from Focus Features
12/19 – “Foxcatcher” also from Sony Pictures Classics
12/25 – “The Imitation Game” from The Weinstein Company
1/30/2015 – “Mr. Turner” also from Sony Pictures Classics
The above dates are subject to change.

This week at our Bellmore Movies for a second week we are proud to present “St. Vincent” Rated PG-13, 1 hour 42 minutes. This comedy stars Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts as a pregnant stripper. Melissa plays a single mom raising her son in Brooklyn and she needs someone to watch him. Unfortunately, the only one around is her neighbor (Bill Murray of course) who has a penchant for gambling and booze. If you need a good laugh, this film is it!! Distributed by The Weinstein Company.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm*, 4:30, 7pm & 9:20
Sunday @ 5:15, 7:15* & 9:15
Monday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:10
*Please note: the 2pm show on Saturday and the 7:15 show on Sunday are OPEN CAPTIONED for our deaf and hard of hearing friends.

Plaza Theatrical Productions children shows are back at Bellmore this Saturday, November 1st with “The Littlest Witch” @ 11am. Come in costume for added fun!!

“Pinkalicious” follows, with performances on November 15th, 22nd, 23rd & 29th. Performance times are 11am on Saturdays and on Sunday, November 23rd @ 1pm.

For the first mainstage presentation from Plaza Theatrical Productions for the new season, come dance the Charleston with “Thoroughly Modern Millie” @ 2pm on Sundays, November 2nd & 9th.

Their next mainstage show will be “Plaza Suite” scheduled for January 25th and February 1st of 2015.

For tickets to the children or mainstage programs please call 516-599-6870. For further information on their full lineup please log onto http://www.plazatheatrical.com.

Psychic Medium Robert Hansen is returning to our Malverne Cinema on Thursday, December 11th, but if you miss him you can catch him the following Thursday, December 18th at our Bellmore Movies. His readings begin @ 7:30pm. Tickets are now on sale.

Showtimes for 10/15-21/2010 Malverne Cinema & Art Center

October 16, 2010

This week not much in the way of changes except we’ve taken out “Toy Story 3” and midweek we have a later start.  Construction on the sidewalk by the food store during the week.  Please watch your step and be careful.  Here goes:

“Waiting for ‘Superman'” Rated PG, 1 hour 41 minutes.  Documentary bringing to light the current crisis in our public schools and the failure to increase the learned and retention abilities of our children.  Brought to us from the Academy Award winning director of “An Inconvenient Truth”, Davis Guggenheim. Dlistributed by Paramount Pictures.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday & Monday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:30
 
 
Never Let Me Go”  Rated R, 1 hour 44 minutes.  An English countryside woman reflects on her past private school life and discovers some dark secrets.  Starring Keira Knightley, Andrew Garfield and Carey Mulligan.  Distributed by Fox Searchlight.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday & Monday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:30
 
“It’s Kind of a Funny Story”  Rated PG-13, 1 hour 41 minutes.  This drama/comedy coming-of-age story stars Emma Roberts, Zach Galifinakis, Viola Davis and Zoe Kravitz.  Distributed by Focus Features.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30
Monday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7:15 & 9:30
 
“You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger”  Rated R, 98 minutes.  Woody Allen is back at Malverne!  A romantic family drama/comedy starring Antonio Banderas and Josh Brolin.  Distributed by Sony Classics.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30
Monday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7:15 & 9:30
 
“Mao’s Last Dancer”  Rated PG, 1 hour 47 minutes.  Produced in both English and Chinese.  Distributed by IDP.
Friday & Saturday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:45                                 Sunday to Thursday @ 2pm, 4:30, 7pm & 9:30

On Tuesday, October 26, 2010 @ 7pm, a return engagement of Psychic Medium Robert E. Hansen.  Tickets are on sale at the Cinema box office.  Admission is $30 per person.
 
On October 29,”The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest”, the third in the trilogy, is scheduled to begin.  “Jews And Baseball” is scheduled for the week after that.  Sony Classics is working on a full line up for our Cinema.  Stay tuned!
 
Don’t forget “Stimulus Wednesdays” when our admission ticket is dropped for the day to $5.50 per person.  Plus, there is a 10% discount next door at the Malverne Diner if you present your stub.  Dinner and a movie.  What an invention!
 
Until next week.
 

showtimes for 3/26-4/1/2010 at the Malverne Cinema & Art Center

March 25, 2010
“Greenberg”  Rated R, 1 hour 47 minutes.  Starring Ben Stiller.  No surprise, it’s a comedy. While house sitting for his successful brother in Los Angeles, he meets a young assistant and some things begin to change.  From the director who brought us “The Squid and the Whale” Noah Baumbach.  Distributed by Focus Features.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 3:15, 5:20, 7:30 & 9:30 
 
“Vincere”  Unrated, 2 hours 8 minutes.  SUBTITLED produced in Italian.  I believe the translation is ‘to win’.  The son and supposed wife of Mussolini is denied in his official biography.  In this film you’ll learn of their lives following World War One.  Distribution by IFC.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:30
 
“Mother”  Rated R, 2 hours 9 minutes.  SUBTITLED produced in Korean.  A devoted mom to a foolish 27 year old must set out to prove his innocence in the death of a young girl.  Distributed by  Magnolia Films.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:30
 
“The Ghost Writer”  Rated PG-13, 2 hours 8 minutes.  #1 this past weekend at our cinema!  Distributed by Summit Entertainment.  Starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall and Olivia Williams.
Friday & Saturday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 9:30
 
“Harlan, In The Shadow of Jew Suss’  Unrated, 1 hour 39 minutes.  SUBTITLED produced in German and Italian.  A documentary about the life of Veit Harlan a famous German director who was funded by Joseph Goebbels and churned out propaganda films.  The film shows the after effects of his work on the next 2 generations of his family.  Distributed by Zeitgeist Entertainment.
Friday & Saturday @ 3:15, 5:30, 7:40 & 9:45
Sunday to Thursday @ 3:15, 5:20, 7:30 & 9:30
 
“The Tooth Fairy”  Rated PG, 1 hour 42 minutes.  Good family comedy starring Dwayne ‘the rock’ Johnson, Ashley Judd and Julie Andrews.  Distributed by Fox Films.
Friday to Thursday @ 1pm only
 
Coming soon to the Malverne Cinema:
“Girl With The Dragon Tatoo”  dist. Music Box
“Mid August Lunch” dist. Zeitgeist Film (Italian)
“Eclipse” dist. Magnolia Films
“Eyes Wide Open”  dist. New American Vision
“Babies” dist. Focus Features
“Secret In Their Eyes” dist. Sony Classics
“City Island” dist. Anchor Bay Films
There are several others in the works and as always we love to hear requests.
 
Have a wonderful Week!!!