Where are my tickets?

Short answer: follow this link. For more detailed instructions, read on: Thanks again for coming to the show!  Make sure you remember to print out your tickets and bring them with you to the show.  This is VERY IMPORTANT!  We won’t have a will-call; PLEASE remember to bring your tickets with you! When the screening […]

Was Raiders the Best Picture of 1981?

Spielberg Oscars for Raiders

Well, it was nominated. Raiders won Oscars for Best Sound, Best Set/Art Direction, and Best Effects at the 1982 Academy Awards. But it was nominated for Oscar’s top two categories as well, Best Director and Best Picture. Warren Beatty won Best Director for Reds, and Chariots of Fire won Best Picture. Chariots of Fire?! When […]

30 Years Ago Today

Regal Cinemas reminded us all that the Breakfast Club met in detention 30 years ago today!

The original Halloween is still the best!


John Carpenters original horror classic, Halloween, is screening tomorrow night at the historically haunted Egyptian Theatre, just in time for All Hallows’ Eve! We’re going to have a great time!  We’ll have a costume contest with prizes, and we’ll hand you a free beer for bringing a carved pumpkin with you for us to light […]

Halloween still open!

Well, this is a little embarrassing! You may have received a note saying that Halloween didn’t reach its tipping point.  Well, that’s our fault.  We set the expiration time a day early, and didn’t catch it until this morning. Halloween is still open through this evening! It only  needs about 40 more tickets to reach […]

10 Reasons to see Ghostbusters at the Egyptian!


Ghostbusters is up for screening at the Egyptian on October 15, and it has until this Wednesday to reach the 200-ticket mark.  I know what you’re thinking: “Who WOULDN’T want to see this Halloween favorite in October at the historic (and haunted) Egyptian Theatre?!”  I know!  But believe it or not, there are still several […]

Is the Egyptian Theatre haunted?

In the Shining, the Overlook Hotel is haunted…in a bad, bad way.  Some say that the Egyptian Theatre may well share a similar paranormal host (though it has more of a Casper than a Jack Torrence). Is the Egyptian Haunted?  Take a look here and decide for yourself.  And if you’re REALLY brave, head to […]

11 Reasons to see Beetlejuice


What’s better than watching a great Tim Burton movie in October?  Watching Tim Burton in October with a theater full of other Burton-ites!  Boise Classic Movies is bringing Beetlejuice to the Egyptian to celebrate the movie’s 25th anniversary!  But it still has to hit the 200-ticket mark if it’s going to show. If you have […]

10 reasons to see Animal House


Animal House is showing at the Egyptian on September 12.  I know you’re going, right?  What?  You haven’t picked up tickets yet?!  Well here are 10 reasons why you should (courtesy of these fine folks). 1. The 3Bs – Booze, Bud & Boobs The 3Bs is a three-step plan to comedic success. Simply put, give […]

5 Reasons to see O Brother, Where Art Thou?


O Brother, Where Art Thou? is playing at the Egyptian Theatre this Thursday, August 22.  We’ll have beer and wine as always, and the BCM crowd is always MUCH more fun than watching a movie in your living room by yourself.  But perhaps you remain unconvinced.  Well, let Steven Shehori’s list of the top 5 […]

10 Reasons to see The Goonies


Haven’t picked up tickets to The Goonies yet?  Here’s a pretty solid list from CNN of 10 reasons why you should : “The Goonies” is a movie about outcasts. (Well, with the exception of cheerleader Andy who becomes an honorary member of the crew.) And you know how much we love nerd movies and TV […]

5 Reasons to see Back to the Future


It’s official: Back to the Future is screening Thursday, June 13 at 7PM at the Egyptian Theatre!  The first 200 ticket are gone, which got us to the tipping point and made the screening happen.  But there are still a lot of you out there who haven’t yet picked up tickets.  Need convincing?  Well, here […]