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Love & Friendship

Love & Friendship

Moves Friday, June 24 to the State.

In this film based on Jane Austen’s novella “Lady Susan,” beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale) visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. While ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter, Frederica. In doing so she attracts the simultaneous attentions of the young, handsome Reginald DeCourcy, the rich and silly Sir James Mar

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Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man

Special Early Opening on Thursday, June 30 at the State!

Being stranded on a deserted island leaves young Hank (Paul Dano) bored, lonely and without hope. As a rope hangs around his neck, Hank prepares to end it all, until he suddenly spots a man (Daniel Radcliffe) laying by the shore. Unfortunately, he is dead and quite flatulent. Using the gassy body to his advantage, Hank miraculously makes it back to the mainland. However, he now finds himself lost in the wilderness, and dragging the talking corpse named Manny along for the advent

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Our Kind of Traitor

Our Kind of Traitor

Opens Early on Thursday, June 30 at the Michigan.

While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry (Ewan McGregor) and Gail (Naomie Harris), befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima (Stellan Skarsgård), who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia. When Dima asks for their help to deliver classified information to the British Secret Services, Perry and Gail get caught in a dangerous world of international espionage and dirty politics. The couple is propelled on a perilous jour

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Genius

Genius

Now Playing at the Michigan.

COLIN FIRTH plays famed New York literary editor Max Perkins, who oversaw works by Ernest Hemingway (DOMINIC WEST), F. Scott Fitzgerald (GUY PEARCE), and his most challenging author, Thomas Wolfe (JUDE LAW), in theater director Michael Grandage’s feature debut, nominated for two awards at the Berlin Film Festival. Also stars NICOLE KIDMAN and LAURA LINNEY.

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The Lobster

The Lobster

Now Playing at the State.

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods. Stars Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, and John C. Reilly.

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Dough

Dough

Opens Friday, June 24 at the Michigan.

Curmudgeonly widower Nat (JONATHAN PRYCE) clings to his way of life as a Kosher baker in London’s East End. Understaffed, he reluctantly enlists the help of a young Muslim apprentice, Ayyash (JEROME HOLDER), who has a secret side gig selling marijuana to help his immigrant mother make ends meet. When Ayyash accidentally drops his stash in the dough, the challah starts flying off the shelves and an unlikely friendship forms.

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Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Plays Sunday, July 3 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 5 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

In 1964, with the Cuban Missile Crisis fresh in viewers’ minds, the Cold War at its frostiest, and the hydrogen bomb relatively new and frightening, STANLEY KUBRICK dared to make a film about what could happen if the wrong person pushed the wrong button — and played the situation for laughs. Dr. Strangelove’s jet-black satire (from a script by Kubrick, Peter Ge

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The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen

Plays Monday, July 4 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Free for Veterans and Active Duty Military!

Director ROBERT ALDRICH took what he considered a hopelessly old-fashioned script by LUKAS HELLER and NUNNALLY JOHNSON and fashioned The Dirty Dozen into one of MGM’s biggest moneymakers of the 1960s–and the sixth highest-grossing film in the studio’s history. LEE MARVIN plays Major Reisman, assigned to coordinate a suicide mission on a Fren

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Dark Horse

Dark Horse

Plays July 6, 7, 9, 11, 13 & 14 at the Michigan.

The true story of a barmaid in a poor Welsh mining village who convinces some of her fellow residents to pool their resources to compete in the “sport of kings” with a racehorse they would breed and raise.It won the Audience Award in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

Plays Sunday, July 10 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 12 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Special Member Event on Sunday, July 10. Members get in free to the Sunday screening! Contact Amber Duncan for more information.

In the classic play by Tennessee Williams, brought to the screen by Elia Kazan, faded Southern belle Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) comes to visit her pregnant sister, Stella (Kim Hunter), in a seedy section of New Orleans. Stella̵

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Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

Opens Friday, July 15 at the Michigan.

Over the past 16 years, an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. Named for the ancient trade route linking Asia, Africa and Europe, The Silk Road Ensemble, an international collective created by acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, exemplifies music’s ability to blur geographical boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope for both artists and audiences.

The latest film from the creators of the Oscar-winning documentary 20 Feet fr

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Wiener-Dog

Wiener-Dog

Opens Friday, July 15 at the State.

From director Todd Solondz (WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, HAPPINESS), WIENER-DOG is a dark, starkly funny story of a single dog and the many different people she touches over her short lifetime. Man’s best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before being taken in by a compassionate vet tech named Dawn Wiener (the character from WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, now played by Greta Gerwig). Dawn reunites with someone from her past and sets off on a road trip. After leaving Dawn,

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Monty Python & The Holy Grail

Monty Python & The Holy Grail

Plays Sunday, July 17 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 19 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join him at the Round Table in Camelot. Gathering up the men is a tale in itself but after a bit of a party at Camelot, many decide to leave only to be stopped by God who sends them on a quest: to find the Holy Grail. After a series of individual adve

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Opens Friday, July 22 at the Michigan.

Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hot-spots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever mor

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Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic

Opens July 22 at the State.

Official 2016 Cinetopia selection!

Deep in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, non-conformist Ben (VIGGO MORTENSEN) and his wife guide their six children toward exceptional adulthoods through rigorous outdoor activities and highly intellectual homeschooling. Capable of surviving in the wilderness, knowledgeable of the details of reproduction, and seasoned in the works of Noam Chomsky, the family seems ready for any challenges that come their way – any challenges except functioning in

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Funny Face

Funny Face

Plays Sunday, July 24 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, July 26 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Fashion photographer Dick Avery (FRED ASTAIRE), expropriates a Greenwich Village bookstore, leaving the store in a shambles, much to salesgirl Jo Stockton’s (AUDREY HEPBURN) dismay. Avery stays behind to help her clean up. Later, he examines the photos taken there and sees Jo in the background of one shot. He is intrigued by her unique appearance, as is Maggie Prescott,

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The Idol

The Idol

Plays July 27 & 28 at the Michigan.

The real-life story of Palestinian Mohammad Assaf who won Arab Idol in 2013 and became a hero for his country. The film focuses as much on his early days – set against the brutal backdrop of life in Gaza and the illness of his sister – as it does on the challenge Assaf has in trying to take part in the Idol try-outs in Egypt. Once the competition starts, Abu-Assad cleverly balances the feel-good success with the harsh realities of Assaf’s life.

Presented in Arabic with English

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Cafe Society

Cafe Society

Opens Friday, July 29 at the Michigan.

Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s bittersweet romance CAFÉ SOCIETY follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. With CAFÉ SOCIETY, Woody Allen conjures up a 1930s world that has passed to tell a deeply romantic tale of dreams that never die. Also stars Steve Carell, Sheryl Lee, Kristen Stewart, Parker Posey, and Blake Lively.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Plays Sunday, July 31 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 2 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

During the American Civil War, three men set off to find $200,000 in buried gold coins. Tuco (ELI WALLACH) and Blondie (CLINT EASTWOOD) have known each other for some time now having used the reward on Tuco’s head as a way of earning money. They come across a dying man, Bill Carson, who tells them of a treasure in gold coins. By chance, he tells Tuco the name of the cem

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Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers

Plays Sunday, August 7 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 9 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Quincy Adams Wagstaff (Groucho) takes over as President of Huxley College. His son Frank (Zeppo) convinces him to buy a couple of football players at a local speakeasy so Huxley can have a winning team. For some bizarre reason, Wagstaff mistakes Baravelli (Chico) and Pinky (Harpo) for the genuine article, after getting involved with Baravelli in the famous “Swordfish

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Fargo

Fargo

Plays Sunday, August 14 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Winner of two Oscars, including Best Screenplay! A pregnant police chief (Oscar winner FRANCES MCDORMAND) is investigating a series of homicides across the frozen tundra. Against a sprawling Minnesota landscape, a car salesman (WILLIAM H. MACY) hires two criminals (STEVE BUSCEMI and PETER STORMARE) to kidnap his wife. But when the scheme goes sour, and w

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Sing-Along Sound of Music

Sing-Along Sound of Music

Plays Sunday, August 21 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Special ticket prices apply! Featuring onscreen lyrics, goody bags, and more!

Sing along with one of the most popular movie musicals of all time! Based on the true story of the Trapp Family Singers and starring JULIE ANDREWS as Maria, a young nun in an Austrian convent who regularly misses her morning prayers because she enjoys going to the hills to

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Metropolis

Metropolis

Plays Sunday, August 28 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Featuring live music accompaniment! Special ticket prices apply.

This influential German science-fiction film presents a highly stylized futuristic city where a beautiful and cultured utopia exists above a bleak underworld populated by mistreated workers. When the privileged youth Freder (Gustav Fröhlich) discovers the grim scene under the city, h

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To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

Plays Sunday, September 4 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, September 6 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Notorious cat burglar John Robie (CARY GRANT) has long since retired to tend vineyards on the French Riviera. When a series of robberies is committed in his style, John must clear his name. Armed with a list of people who own the most expensive jewels currently in the area, John begins following the first owner, young Francie (GRACE KELLY). When her jewels are stolen,

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Casablanca

Casablanca

Plays Monday, September 5 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Kerrytown Market & Shops Summer Classic Film Series.

Free for students with valid ID!
One of the most beloved American films, this captivating wartime adventure of romance and intrigue from director Michael Curtiz defies standard categorization. Simply put, it is the story of Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), a world-weary ex-freedom fighter who runs a nightclub in Casablanca during the early part of WWII. Despite pressure from the local authorities, n

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