Hello Everyone! Thanksgiving weekend was bustling at THE NEON. Many thanks to everyone who came out to support our two award-winning films. Speaking of awards, we were very happy to read about MOONLIGHT cleaning up at the Gotham Awards this week (the first big awards of the season). Over the past two years, the Gotham Awards have predicted the Oscar for "Best Picture" (SPOTLIGHT and BIRDMAN)...thus we think MOONLIGHT will continue to be a major player this year. We will hold both LOVING and MOONLIGHT for another week. In addition, we have one more treat to rotate back into the mix - A … [Read more...] about MAN CALLED OVE Returns and LOVING & MOONLIGHT Stay at THE NEON!
Hello Everyone, I'm sorry to say that TICKLED tanked this weekend...but interestingly, folks have loved it! (Some of our staffers have even said it's one of their favorites we've shown this year.) If you still need to see it, Thursday will be your last chance to see it with us. We will hold MUSIC OF STRANGERS and DARK HORSE for one final week! On Thursday evening, we will open the highly anticipated comedy ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS - a film based on the beloved British sitcom. (On Friday, July 29, we'll open Woody Allen's latest - CAFE SOCIETY.) Synopsis for ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: "Edina and … [Read more...] about ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS & Lots of Fun News at THE NEON!
Hello Everyone, If you still need to see THE WRECKING CREW, IT FOLLOWS or WILD TALES, you're in luck. We're going to hold them for one more week (April 16 will be the last day for all three films). In addition, on Friday, we will open a film many of you have been anxious to see - WOMAN IN GOLD. For this week's remaining showtimes (they're different than the upcoming week - which are listed below), please visit our website at www.neonmovies.com Synopsis for WOMAN IN GOLD: "Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), starts … [Read more...] about WOMAN IN GOLD Opens Friday at THE NEON!
Hello Everyone, Even though WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS and THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL are performing well enough to stick around, we're still going to throw something new into the mix for a handful of screenings. LEVIATHAN is one of the best reviewed films we've shown in a long time, and it was the winner of this year's Golden Globe for "Best Foreign Language Film." For this week's remaining showtimes (they're different than the upcoming week - which are listed below), please visit our website at www.neonmovies.com Synopsis for LEVIATHAN: "Kolia lives in a small town … [Read more...] about Golden Globe Winner LEVIATHAN Opens March 20th at THE NEON!
Hello Everyone, If you still need to see MR. TURNER or STILL ALICE, you'll need to hurry. Thursday will be the last chance to catch them at THE NEON. (For this week's showtimes, please visit our website at www.neonmovies.com.) Of course we'll certainly be holding onto THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL! Many thanks to all of you who came out to support this film during opening weekend. We had the best results in town, and we couldn't do it without such a great, loyal following. Thank you! On Friday, we will open a new comedy that's in the same "vein" as SPINAL TAP and BEST IN SHOW. … [Read more...] about WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS – From FLIGHT OF CONCHORDS Creators – Opens Friday!
Hello Everyone, Over the past few years, more and more people have been interested to see as many of the Oscar nominated films as possible before the ceremony...and now you can get even closer to that goal by having access to all 15 nominated short films. Starting Friday, we will open all three programs of the Oscar Nominated Short Films - ANIMATION, LIVE ACTION and DOCUMENTARY. Showtimes can be found by scrolling to the bottom of this newsletter or by visiting our official site at www.neonmovies.com. In addition, we will hold two other big nominees - THE IMITATION GAME and FOXCATCHER. (As … [Read more...] about 15 Oscar Nominees Start Friday at THE NEON
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...] about The Beatles & SNOWPIERCER This Weekend at THE NEON
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...] about GOD’S POCKET – One of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Last Films – Opens Friday!
Hello Everyone, This might be a first...we'll be featuring 5 films this weekend! In addition to holding all of our current attractions (PHILOMENA, THE GREAT BEAUTY, GLORIA and DALLAS BUYERS CLUB), we will open the Academy Award nominated film OMAR. (PHILOMENA will only play through the weekend...it will screen for the last time on Sunday, March 9!) Visit our website for links to each of the film's official sites as well as showtimes for the remainder of this week - www.neonmovies.com Synopsis for OMAR: "A tense, gripping thriller about betrayal, suspected and real, in the Occupied … [Read more...] about Academy Nominated OMAR Opens Friday at THE NEON!
Hello Everyone, I'm back from Toronto, and I had a wonderful time. The film culture in Toronto - especially with the addition of the TIFF Bell Lightbox and their year-round programming - is phenomenal. In all, I saw 32 films at this year's festival (out of 300+ options), and I met some great people. Now it's back to focusing on Dayton's film culture! There are some fun announcements below. This Friday, we will open a new romantic comedy based on the popular novel - AUSTENLAND. On our other screen, we will hold BLUE JASMINE and BLACKFISH for one more week...in addition to an encore … [Read more...] about AUSTENLAND Opens at THE NEON + New Event News!