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The Asphalt Jungle

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Films, noir | Comments Off

The Asphalt Jungle

Monday, March 30 at 7 PM. Part of the Noir Film Series. Introduction by special guest EMU Professor Dr. Deron Overpeck. Advance tickets at ticketweb.com.  The Asphalt Jungle is a naturalistic film noir crime film classic (resembling numerous B-films) of the early 1950s from A-list director John Huston. The realistic, documentary-like, urban crime/heist film was one of the first films that completely and specifically detailed how to pull off an authentic-looking heist – something usually considered morally improper under the...

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It Follows

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

It Follows

Opens Friday, March 27 at the State. Due to a highly successful limited run, our distributor has moved the opening of It Follows to March 27th. For nineteen-year-old Jay, Autumn should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake in this stylish Michigan shot film. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her friends must find a way to escape the horrors that seem to be only a few steps...

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Human Capital

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Films, Limited Engagements, Short Runs | Comments Off

Human Capital

Playing March 30, 31, April 1, & 2.  Human Capital begins at the end, as a cyclist is run off the road by a careening SUV the night before Christmas Eve. As details emerge of the events leading up to the accident, the lives of the well-to-do Bernaschi family, privileged and detached, will intertwine with the Ossolas, struggling to keep their comfortable middle-class life, in ways neither could have expected. Dino Ossola (Fabrizio Bentivoglio), in dire financial straits, anticipates the birth of twins with his second wife (Valeria Golino)....

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Now Playing at the State. Sponsored by Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai).  Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy (Richard Gere) and...

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Red Army

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

Red Army

Presented with support from UM Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia. From Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Red Army is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Russia, the film examines how sport mirrors social and cultural movements and parallels the rise and fall of the Red Army team with the...

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What We Do in the Shadows

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

What We Do in the Shadows

The New Zealand mockumentary comedy horror film What We Do in the Shadows chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead. Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series “Flight of the Conchords,” co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of friends reveal to us or, rather, to the documentary crew that’s filming them, the details of their daily-make that...

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Divine Selfie: A Snapshot of Our True Selves

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

Divine Selfie: A Snapshot of Our True Selves

Tuesday, March 31 at 5:30 PM. Presented by Saint Mary Student Parish. The 2014-2015 student interns at St. Mary Student Parish are proud to present an original short documentary exploring how their true selves grow, manifest, and evolve throughout their lives. All are welcome to attend the screening as well as participate in a short dialogue to follow. For more information visit stmarystudentparish.org. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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Last Days in Vietnam

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

Last Days in Vietnam

Tuesday, March 31 at 7 PM. Free admission with registration at eventbrite. Presented by Detroit Public Television.  Join DPTV and the Michigan Theater in a special free screening and discussion of Rory Kennedy’s Last Days in Vietnam with Col. Ronald Shun, Chief of Staff of the U.S.  Army’s TACOM’s Life Cycle Mission Command, who will share information on resources available to veterans throughout the SE Michigan region. In April of 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance was crumbling....

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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Films, Limited Engagements, Short Runs | Comments Off

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Extended due to popular demand! Now playing March 31, April 1, & April 2. She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. The film takes us from the founding of NOW, with ladies in hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women’s liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of W.I.T.C.H. (Women’s International Conspiracy from Hell!).  Artfully combining...

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The Homestretch

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

The Homestretch

Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 PM. Presented by Ozone House and Community Cinema. The film follows three homeless teens as they brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life on the streets to build a brighter future. Panel discussion to follow. Admission is free, but seating is limited.   Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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The Woman in Gold

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

The Woman in Gold

Now opening April 3 at the Michigan. Woman in Gold is the remarkable true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s famous painting ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds), she...

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The Hunting Ground

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Films, Limited Engagements | Comments Off

The Hunting Ground

Plays April 3, April 5, and April 6. “Any parent sending a child off to college should consider this required viewing” – New York Magazine The statistics are staggering. One in five women in college are sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer result in punishment for the perpetrators. From the intrepid team behind The Invisible War, comes The Hunting Ground, a piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on campuses, poised to light a fire under a national debate. In a tour de force...

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Effie Gray

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

Effie Gray

Opens April 3 at the State. In Effie Gray, Emma Thompson peers boldly inside the forbidden realms of Victorian society through the true story of the marriage of Effie Gray and renowned art critic John Ruskin, courageously exposing a secret world of unrequited passion hidden behind the veil of an opulent public life. Set in an era when neither divorce, nor gay marriage were an option, Effie Gray is the story of a beautiful young woman coming of age, and finding her own voice in a world where women were expected to be seen but not heard. Within...

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Ghostbusters 1 & 2 (Double Feature)

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off

Ghostbusters 1 & 2 (Double Feature)

Saturday April 4 at 11:00 PM at the State. Double Feature Midnights start at an earlier time and are $12! Ghostbusters: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson star as a quartet of Manhattan-based “paranormal investigators”. When their government grants run out, the former three go into business as The Ghostbusters, later hiring Hudson on. Armed with electronic paraphernalia, the team is spectacularly successful, ridding The Big Apple of dozens of ghoulies, ghosties and long-legged beasties. Tight-lipped bureaucrat...

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The Big Heat

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Films, noir | Comments Off

The Big Heat

Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. Part of the Noir Film Series. Introduction by special guest EMU Professor Dr. Deron Overpeck.  Advance tickets at ticketweb.com.  Starring Gloria Grahame and Glenn Ford! This unrelentingly brutal crime drama centers on a street-toughened detective’s quest for vengeance after his wife is accidentally killed by the gangsters who have been assigned to murder him. Working outside the law’s confines, the detective’s obsessive search for the culprits leads him into the labyrinthine bowels of...

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Tuesday, Apr 7 at 7 PM. Advance tickets available at ticketweb.com or by calling 866-469-3401. GET EXCITED. Outdoor Adventures will once again host the Ann Arbor stop of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour! This exciting show features about three hours of thrilling outdoors movies, involving exploration, feats of derring-do, preservation work, cultural stories, and adrenaline rushes. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings Banff to audiences around the globe. Immediately after the Festival ends in November, a selection of...

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M-agination Film Festival

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Films | Comments Off

M-agination Film Festival

Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 PM. Presented by M-agination Films. Free admission! M-agination Films is a student-run film production group at the University of Michigan. In production, students are responsible for writing, directing, camera work, editing, and everything in between. We select and projects from student submissions each semester and screen them at the Michigan Theater in April. Our office is in the University Activities Center room on the 4th floor of the Union. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine

Thursday, April 9 at 7 PM at the State. Presented by React to Film UMICH. Free admission. Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine is a powerful feature documentary about Matthew Shepard, the gay young man who was tortured and murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history. Directed by Michele Josue, a close friend of Shepard’s, the film revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, and new revelations about Shepard’s all-too-brief life. For more information, visit...

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Whistle Blower

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Films, Korean Cinema Now, NCKS | Comments Off

Whistle Blower

Saturday, April 11 at 2 PM. Free admission! Part of Korean Cinema Now presented by the Nam Center for Korean Studies. A journalist gets an anonymous call which denounces that Dr. LEE, the world’s first stem-cell founder is involved in an illegal ovum purchase, and soon gets to know the tremendous truth hidden in his lab. Directed by Yim Soon-rye. 2014. 114 Minutes.   Share...

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The Secret of NIMH

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Family Friendly Films, Films | Comments Off

The Secret of NIMH

Sunday, April 12 at 1:30 PM. FREE for kids 12 & under! Part of the Toyota Family-Friendly Film Series presented by the Benard L. Maas Foundation. Get ready to meet some runaway rodents with an earth-shattering secret! Suspenseful and heartwarming, this beautifully animated odyssey stars Mrs. Brisby, a mild-mannered mother mouse with a plan to move Heaven and Earth (or at least her house and home) to save her family from Farmer Fitzgibbon’s plow! Along the way she gets some help from a lovelorn Crow, a busybody neighbor mouse and a...

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Ann Arbor Jewish Festival

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

Sunday, April 12 through Thursday, April 16. Presented by The Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor. Sunday screenings 2 PM and 6:30 PM; Monday, Tuesday and Thursday show times at 2 PM, 5 PM and 8 PM; Wednesday show times at 2 PM, 5 PM and 8:30 PM. Tickets $10 per screening, $5 for students with valid ID. For further information, visit the Jewish Community Center website. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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Kiss Me Deadly

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Films, noir | Comments Off

Kiss Me Deadly

Monday, April 13 at 7 PM. Part of the Noir Film Series. Introduction by special guest UM Professor Dr. Larry Goldstein. Advance tickets at ticketweb.com. Regarded by many critics as the ultimate film noir , and by many more as the finest movie adaptation of a book by Mickey Spillane, Kiss Me Deadly stars Ralph Meeker as Spillane’s anti-social private eye Mike Hammer. While driving down a lonely road late one evening, Hammer picks up a beautiful blonde hitchhiker (Cloris Leachman), dressed in nothing but a raincoat. At first, Hammer...

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Stamps School of Art & Design Integrated Projects

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

Stamps School of Art & Design Integrated Projects

Thursday, April 16 at 4pm. Free Admission! The Stamps School of Art & Design of the University of Michigan presents animation and video projects created by undergraduate seniors for their year-long capstone course, Integrative Projects. For more information, visit stamps.umich.edu. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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True Story

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

True Story

Opens April 17 at the State. When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) meets accused killer Christian Longo (James Franco) – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat-and-mouse. Based on actual events, Finkel’s relentless pursuit of Longo’s true story encompasses murder, love, deceit and redemption. - (C) Fox 100 minutes. Rated R. Share...

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Madonna: Truth or Dare

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off

Madonna: Truth or Dare

Saturday April 18th at 11:59pm at the State. Midnights are only $8! Madonna’s 1990 “Blonde Ambition” tour is the subject of this celebrity-studded, behind-the-scenes documentary. Ample performance footage is included, but the film’s true core is in the backstage scenes portraying the singer’s extreme personality, from her dissing of fellow celebs to her role as den mother for her troupe of dancers. 1991. 120 minutes. Rated R. Share...

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Blood Simple

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Films, noir | Comments Off

Blood Simple

Monday, April 20 at 7 PM. Part of the Noir Film Series. Introduction by the Michigan Theater’s Drew Waller.  Advance tickets at ticketweb.com.  In the first film of brothers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, M. Emmett Walsh plays Visser, an unscrupulous private eye hired by Texas bar owner Marty (Dan Hedaya) to murder Marty’s faithless wife Abby (Frances McDormand) and her paramour, Ray (John Getz), one of Marty’s employees. But Visser is no more up-front with Marty than with anyone else; he makes some slight modifications of the...

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Deli Man

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Films, Limited Engagements | Comments Off

Deli Man

Plays April 20, April 25, April 27, and April 29. For  some, delicatessen food is close to a religious experience. A tender, crumbling cut of corned beef steeped in its juices. A full-bodied garlic dill pickle. Spicy brown mustard with grain. A blintz that melts in your mouth like a creamsicle on a summer’s day. Recipes and culinary garnishes from Hungary, Poland, Russia, Romania that flowed into late 19th and early 20th century America and soon became part of an American culinary and cultural vernacular – Deli.  Deli Man is a...

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The Dell Honors Showcase

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

Tuesday, April 21 at 6pm. Presented by University of Michigan’s Department of Screen Arts & Cultures. Free and open to the public. Every year, U of M Screen Arts & Cultures selects a group of SAC majors who have met the requirements and developed a project proposal that qualified them as SAC Honors Concentrators. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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RSC in HD: Love’s Labour’s Won (Much Ado About Nothing)

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Films, NT Live, RSC | Comments Off

RSC in HD: Love’s Labour’s Won (Much Ado About Nothing)

Wednesday, April 22 at 7 PM. Presented in partnership with UMS. Tickets on sale at ums.org.  RSC Live is a program of high-definition broadcasts captured live and screened at cinemas around the world from Shakespeare’s home town. Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite...

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Salad Days: The Birth of Hardcore Punk in the Nation’s Capital

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

Salad Days: The Birth of Hardcore Punk in the Nation’s Capital

Saturday, April 25 at 9:30 PM at the State Theatre. Post-screening Q&A with special guests. Salad Days: The Birth of Hardcore Punk in the Nation’s Capital is a documentary-in-progress that examines the fertile Washington, DC punk scene of the 1980s. This was a particularly important time in the evolution of punk and independent music, with DC based bands like Minor Threat, Bad Brains, Black Market Baby, the Faith, the Slickee Boys, Void, Government Issue, Marginal Man, Dag Nasty, 9353, Gray Matter, Beefeater, Scream, Rites of Spring,...

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The Human Experiment

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Films, Science on Screen | Comments Off

The Human Experiment

Plays April 26 at 7:00 PM as part of the Science on Screen Series, featuring a post-screening discussion by the Ecology Center. Also plays April 28. The Human Experiment lifts the veil on the shocking reality that thousands of untested chemicals are in our everyday products, our homes and inside of us. Simultaneously, the prevalence of many diseases continues to rise. From Oscar® winner Sean Penn and Emmy® winning journalists Dana Nachman and Don Hardy, The Human Experiment tells the personal stories of people who believe their lives have...

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Posted by on Dec 27, 2014 in Films, noir | Comments Off

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Wednesday, April 27 at 7 PM at the State. Part of the Noir Film Series. Introduction by UM Professor Sheila Murphy and EMU Professor Dr. Henry Aldridge. Advance tickets at ticketweb.com.  Starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, with the voices of Kathleen Turner and Charles Fleischer, and more. In this film, Hollywood’s animated cartoon stars of the 1940s are a subjugated minority, living in the ghettolike “Toontown.” One of Toontown’s leading citizens, whacked-out Roger Rabbit, is framed for the murder of human...

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Somm

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Films, Wine and Film | Comments Off

Somm

Wednesday, April 29 at 7pm. Part of the Wine and Film Series, presented with support from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Wine tasting will follow. Advance tickets available at ticketweb.com. Four men will do anything to pass the most difficult test you’ve NEVER heard of. Shrouded in secrecy, access to the Court Of Master Sommeliers has always been strictly regulated and cameras have never been allowed anywhere near the exam, until now. How much do you think you know about wine? Somm will make you think again. Somm takes you on the ultimate...

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Beetlejuice

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off

Beetlejuice

May 2 at 11:59 PM at the State. Midnights are only $8! Thanks to the carelessness of a cute little dog, newlyweds Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin are killed in a freak auto accident. Upon arriving in the outer offices of Heaven, the couple finds that, thanks to a century’s worth of bureaucratic red tape, they’re on a long celestial waiting list. Before they can earn their wings, Davis and Baldwin must occupy their old house as ghosts for the next fifty years. Alas, the house is now owned by insufferable yuppies Catherine O’Hara...

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You Will Be My Son

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Films, Wine and Film | Comments Off

You Will Be My Son

Wednesday, May 6 at 7PM. Part of the Wine and Film Series, presented with support from Wine Enthusiast Magazine.Wine Tasting will follow. Advance tickets available at ticketweb.com. A story that focuses on the problematic relationship between Paul Marseul, owner of a prestigious vineyard in Saint Emilion and his son, Martin, who works with him on the family estate. Paul is a demanding and passionate wine-maker but is a domineering father. He dreams of a son who is more talented, more charismatic . . . and more in line with his own...

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A Year in Champagne

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Films, Wine and Film | Comments Off

A Year in Champagne

Wednesday, May 13. Part of the Wine and Film Series presented with support from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Wine Tasting will follow. Advance tickets available at ticketweb.com. With renowned wine importer Martine Saunier as our guide, we get a rare glimpse behind the scenes into the real Champagne through six houses, from small independent makers like Champagne Saint-Chamant, where each and every bottle is still turned by hand in the cellars, to the illustrious houses of Gosset and Bollinger which have been instrumental in shaping the image of...

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Se7en

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off

Se7en

Saturday May 16 at 11:59 PM at the State. Midnights are only $8! Director David Fincher‘s dark, stylish thriller ranks as one of the decade’s most influential box-office successes. Set in a hellish vision of a New York-like city, where it is always raining and the air crackles with impending death, the film concerns Det. William Somerset (Morgan Freeman), a homicide specialist just one week from a well-deserved retirement. But Somerset’s retirement must wait for one last case, for which he is teamed with young hotshot David...

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The Phantom of the Opera (1929 restored version)

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

The Phantom of the Opera (1929 restored version)

Sunday May 17. Time TBA. Presented by the American Guild of Organists (Ann Arbor Chapter) with live organ accompaniment by Andrew Rogers. Reception follows. Special ticket prices apply. Lon Chaney stars as Erik, the Phantom, in what is probably his most famous and certainly his most horrifying role. Produced by Universal, the film shot in 1923 and shelved for nearly two years, and was subjected to intensive studio tinkering. While many expected a disaster, the film turned out to be a rousing success. It was both the stepping off point for...

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Red Obsession

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Films, Wine and Film | Comments Off

Red Obsession

Wednesday, May 20 at 7PM. Part of the Wine and Film Series presented with support from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Wine tasting will follow. Advance tickets available at ticketweb.com. For over three centuries Bordeaux has commanded an almost mythical status in the world of wine as a symbol of wealth, power and influence. But recently prices for the prestige red wines have been skyrocketing. Something unprecedented is happening to the Bordeaux fine wine market and that something is China. Red Obsession sets out to explore the Bordeaux...

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Sideways

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Films, Wine and Film | Comments Off

Sideways

Wednesday, May 27 at 7 PM. Part of the Wine and Film Series presented with support from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Wine tasting will follow. Advance tickets available at ticketweb.com. Tenth Anniversary of the film’s original release! A wine tasting road trip to salute Jack (Thomas Haden Church)’s final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles (Paul Giamatti) hit the gas en route to mid-life crises. The comically mismatched pair, who share little more than their history and a heady blend of failed potential and...

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Zoolander

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off

Zoolander

Saturday May 30 at 11:59 PM at the State. Midnights are only $8! Comic actor Ben Stiller co-wrote, directed, and stars in this spoof of the fashion industry that began as a short skit for the 1996 VH1 Fashion Awards. Stiller is Derek Zoolander, an intellectually challenged but bone structure-blessed male model who’s despondent after being eclipsed in popularity by an equally vacuous rival, Hansel (Owen Wilson). Upon his reluctant retirement, Derek is invited to a day spa by previously standoffish fashion designer Jacobim Mugatu (Will...

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Ann Arbor Film Festival

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Films | Comments Off

Ann Arbor Film Festival

Tuesday, March 24 – Sunday, March 29. The 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year’s festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. $10 general admission, $7 students/seniors/AAFF members. Opening night $40; $30 AAFF members, students, and Michigan Theater members. For more information, please call (734) 995-5356 or visit aafilmfest.org. Share...

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Tron

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off

Tron

Saturday March 28 at 11:59 PM at the State. Part of the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Midnights are only $8! One of the earliest feature films to reflect the video-game craze of the 1980s, Disney’s Tron stars Jeff Bridges as computer programmer Kevin Flynn, who becomes part of the very game that he’s programming. Flynn’s principal antagonist is his glory-grabbing boss, Ed Dillinger (David Warner), who likewise metamorphoses into a video-game character. The title character, a computer-generated superhero, is played by Bruce...

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