Hello Everyone! How can you not love Shirley MacLaine? From THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY to THE APARTMENT to THE CHILDREN'S HOUR to IRMA LA DOUCE to SWEET CHARITY to TERMS OF ENDEARMENT to STEEL MAGNOLIAS to POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE to BERNIE - there's so much to love! This Friday, we will bring this legend's latest film to town - THE LAST WORD - and MacLaine fans won't be disappointed. We will also hold onto both KEDI and THE SENSE OF AN ENDING for one more week. Synopsis for THE LAST WORD: "In THE LAST WORD, Shirley MacLaine is Harriet Lauler, a once successful businesswoman in tight control … [Read more...] about Shirley MacLaine’s LAST WORD at THE NEON This Weekend
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"I HATE the album Monkey Business by The Black Eyed Peas – quit asking me about it!" The titular character lets his rage flag fly in a scene from KONG: Skull Island. Credit: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures © 2017 Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures' and Ratpac-Dune Entertainment LLC. All rights reserved. WATCH THE TRAILER(S) HERE: KEY CAST MEMBERS: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Toby Kebbell, Jason Mitchell, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham, … [Read more...] about Kong: Skull Island an entertaining take on the primate king
After last year’s OscarsSoWhite controversy condemned the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, diversity refreshingly steps into the spotlight as the 89th annual Academy Awards honors the best cinema of 2016 Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Seven actors and one director of color will compete in the major categories representing a banner year for filmmaking. In an attempt to clean up old voting habits, 683 new members were added to the over 6,000 total membership including production designer Hannah Beachler, a Wright State University alumna. In fact, 46 percent of … [Read more...] about And The Oscar Goes To…
And the Oscar goes to... Will the night belong to “Moonlight” or “La La Land”? With 14 nominations, "La La Land" has tied the Oscar nominations record with "All About Eve" and "Titanic." Will the movie musical sweep the ceremony, matching or surpassing the Oscar record of 11 wins (by "Ben-Hur," "Titanic" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King")? While unlikely, it's possible. "La La Land" also breaks other records. It's the first musical with original music and story to receive a Best Picture nomination since 1979's "All That Jazz" and 1945's "Anchors Aweigh." Ai-Ling Lee and … [Read more...] about FilmDayton invites you to make your Oscar Predictions!
Last night in Hollywood the Art Directors Guild’s held the 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards. The ADG and IATSE Local 800 announced winners in 11 categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. Hosted by Patton Oswaldm “Hidden Figures,” “La La Land,” and “Passengers” won the top feature film awards at Saturday’s Art Directors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. On a local note, Centerville native and Wright State University graduate Hannah Beachler topped the Awards or Event … [Read more...] about Centerville Native Wins Award for Beyonce’s Lemonade
Hello Dayton Most Metro! We're moving along in a big way this weekend. If you still need to see LA LA LAND - now the highest grossing film in THE NEON's history - Thursday will be your last chance to catch it with us. If you still need to see 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, Sunday will be your last chance to catch this gem at THE NEON. On Friday, we will open two very different films that have something in common. JACKIE and ELLE both have lead performances that have been nominated for "Best Actress" at this year's Academy Awards. Natalie Portman gives an incredible performance as Jackie Kennedy - one … [Read more...] about 2 New Films, 2 “Best Actresses” at THE NEON
Hello Most Metro! We were all set to move forward with JACKIE this weekend, but the execs at Lionsgate (the distributor for LA LA LAND) were insistent that we hold their hit for another week...and with good reasons. 1) LA LA LAND is still performing well. 2) LA LA LAND just scored the highest number of Oscar nominations ever received - 14 in all (tying with ALL ABOUT EVE and TITANIC). 3) In just under 4 weeks, LA LA LAND has become our #2 "Highest Grossing Film Ever" at THE NEON. Over the course of this upcoming weekend, it will likely move into the #1 spot! All that said, we will hold both … [Read more...] about Numerous Oscar Nominations for Films at THE NEON
This morning at 8:18 am the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards. LA LA Land leads the pack with the most nominations- 14 tying the record set by All About Eve in 1950 and Titanic in 1997. The Miami Valley connection to this movie is John Legend, who served as an Executive Producer as well as an actor in the film. Neon Manager Jonathan McNeal predicted the success of LA LA Land in his report from the Toronto International Film Festival this past Sept right here on MostMetro: This splashy, colorful, song-and-dance musical … [Read more...] about Oscar Nominations Are Out And Dayton Is Represented
Take a unique journey into the Star Wars™ universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 70 original costumes. Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in all seven films of the Star Wars series—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor. You'll have your chance to view this collection when it opens May 25 at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Advance tickets will go on sale on Feb. 6. For more information visit the website here or call … [Read more...] about Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume
Hello MostMetro, We're very excited at THE NEON. In less than two weeks, LA LA LAND has become our #5 highest grossing film of all time. To put that in perspective, every other film in our Top 10 played at THE NEON for at least six weeks...so LA LA LAND has performed exceptionally well. Many thanks to everyone who has helped to make the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 such a success. This weekend, we are holding both LA LA LAND and MANCHESTER BY THE SEA - both of which are certain to be "Best Picture" contenders during this year's Oscar Race. To read about everything … [Read more...] about LA LA LAND is Huge Hit at THE NEON!