Good Morning From Asbury Park!

STAN AND OLLIE: The famous comedy duo, Laurel & Hardymakes their way to The ShowRoom Cinema Asbury Park. This biopic begins in 1953, with the legendary duo embarking on a grueling tour of music halls around the UK and Ireland as their career is on the way out. Actor Steve Cooganwas nominated for a BAFTA for his role as Stan Laurel, while John C. Reillywas nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor, Musical or Comedy for his portrayal of Oliver Hardy. “Avoiding tedious biopic tropes that focus on how well-known people rose to fame, Stan and Ollie is instead more interested in endings. It’s a film about saying goodbye.” Chris EvangelistaSlashFilm.  LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE TRAILER

ON THE BASIS OF SEX: From Mimi Leder, director of Deep Impact, comes the story of one of Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s early challenges. Starring Academy Award nominee Felicity Jones as RBG, ON THE BASIS OF SEXtells the story of her rise to prominence. From the struggles with her husband Martin’s cancer, to her first defining case. Co-starring Golden Globe nominee Armie Hammer. “Beautifully argues the importance of Ginsburg’s work – prior to the Supreme Court – and is a lovely tribute to the woman who would become the Notorious RBG.” – Katie Walsh, Tribune News Service. LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE TRAILER.

FREE SOLO: The documentary about climber Alex Honnold keeps the tension, well…climbing! Watch his story unfold as he attempts to scale El Capitan with NOropes or safety gear. Nominated for a BAFTA for Best Documentary, and eligible for nomination at the upcoming Academy Awards. “An eye-popping profile of an extraordinary athlete. Prepare for a lot of breath-holding and armrest-clutching.” Eric D. Snider, Crooked Marquee.   LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE TRAILER

GRAVEYARD SHIFT Presents THEY LIVE – There is still time to purchase your tickets for Friday, January 18th at 10:00pm for the final entry in our John Carpenter series. See the cult classic on the big screen, whose subversive themes continue to be relevant today. Starring “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Keith David. Graveyard Shift is Sponsored by Kill Screen Games, Groovy Graveyard, Rebel Supply, Red Rose Bakery and Shoreline Media LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE TICKETS.

HORROR CHURCH Presents THE RAVEN – Sunday, January 20th, at 11:00am, start your day with this horrific curio. Starring horror legends Boris Karloffand Bela Lugosi, and based on the poem by Edgar Allen Poe. LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE TICKETS.

SOLD OUT, EXTRA SHOW ADDED – JONI 75: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday takes place on stage in concert for one night only on Sunday March 3rd @7:30P. LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE TICKETS.

THE SHOWROOM CINEMA BRADLEY BEACH:  Renovations continue at our newly acquired theater in Bradley Beach, NJ. We are as excited to get it open as you are! LATEST NEWS – if you’ve ever done a renovation, you can appreciate how unpredictable it can be to make headway. At every turn we discover a new – challenge. After finding out the ENTIRE roof needed replacing, when we started working on an interior section of floor, we discovered 1) a hidden stairway beneath the floor that went nowhere and 2) a support system of beams that really didn’t . . . . support much. So we have no choice but to add a new support system that we hadn’t counted on. Stay tuned.

FUTURE FILMS WE ARE ANTICIPATING: Movies listed as “Coming Soon” are films The ShowRoom Cinema would like to present and is actively trying to book. However, we don’t always know if or when we will be able to actually get them from distributors. We set showtimes on a week-by-week basis and will announce them as soon as we can confirm them. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

We look forward to bringing these films to THE SHOWROOM CINEMA and want you to know how much you support our theater by seeing them with us:   AT ETERNITY’S GATE;  IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK;  THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS; COLD WAR; MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.


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