Newburyport Screening Room Brings in Award Contenders Winter 2018

Movie buffs will be thrilled that the Newburyport Screening Room is showing three award contenders for Winter 2018.  The Shape of Water, Three Billboards, and Call Me By Your Name will be shown in the classic, small box theater on State Street.  The venue is a perfect romantic spot with its timeless architecture and a multitude of restaurant choices within a two block radius.

Like most business ventures there have beens highs and lows and ups and downs along the journey, but the forty year old landmark is still owned by the two partners who loved discussing good films over a glass of wine.  Visit this winter season, make it a date night do.  Learn more on their website below.

Shape of Water

Nominated for 7 Golden Globes, the most of any film this year (Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Director, Best Score;  Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon and Doug Jones.)  In the hidden high security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Her life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

Call Me By Your Name

In 1983 the son of an American professor becomes enamored by the grad student who comes to study and live with the family in their Northern Italian home. Together they share an unforgettable summer full of music, food and romance that will forever change them.  Based on the novel by Andre Aciman with a screenplay by James Ivory and others is considered a possible Oscar contender for Best Screenplay.

Three Billboards

A darkly comedic drama from IN BRUGES director Martin McDonagh. After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, commissioning three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at the town’s revered chief of police (Woody Harrelson).

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