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Famed theater architect C. Howard Crane, who also designed the Fox Theater in Detroit, designed the State Theatre in downtown Ann Arbor.

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Amy

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Amy

Amy

Now playing at the State. From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna), Amy tells the incredible story of 6-time Grammy winner Amy Winehouse—in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the world’s attention. A pure jazz artist in the most authentic sense—she wrote and sung from the heart using...

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The End of the Tour

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on The End of the Tour

The End of the Tour

Opens Friday, August 14 at the State. The End of the Tour tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter (and novelist) David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest. As the days go on, a tenuous yet intense relationship seems to develop between journalist and subject. The two men bob and weave around each other, sharing laughs and also possibly revealing hidden...

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Titanic

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off on Titanic

Titanic

Plays Saturday, August 15 at 11:00 PM. Part of Midnights at the State. Midnights are only $8!  Please note the earlier start time.  This spectacular epic re-creates the ill-fated maiden voyage of the White Star Line’s $7.5 million R.M.S Titanic and the tragic sea disaster of April 15, 1912. Running over three hours and made with the combined contributions of two major studios (20th Century-Fox, Paramount) at a cost of more than $200 million, Titanic ranked as the most expensive film in Hollywood history at the time of its release, and...

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Jellyfish Eyes

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Jellyfish Eyes

Jellyfish Eyes

Plays August 26 & 27 at the State. The directorial debut from acclaimed artist Takashi Murakami, Jellyfish Eyes brings its creator’s endless imagination to the screen in a tale of family, friendship, and loyalty, set in a world of fantasy that only Murakami could conjure. Having moved to a country town with his mother following the death of his father, young Masashi (Takuto Sueoka) immediately makes a most unlikely friend: a flying, jellyfish-like sprite that he nicknames Kurage-bo. Taking Kurage-bo under his wing and into the...

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Z for Zachariah

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Z for Zachariah

Z for Zachariah

Opens August 28 at the State. In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly been driven mad by radiation exposure and his desperate search for others. A fragile, imperative strand of trust connects them. But when a stranger enters the valley, their precarious bond begins to unravel. 95 minutes. Drama/Science Fiction. Rated R.  Share...

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Spice World

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off on Spice World

Spice World

Plays Saturday, September 5 at 11:59 PM. Part of Midnights at the State. Midnights are only $8! Hang on to your knickers, pump up your platforms and fasten your seat belts, because the Spice Girls – Emma Bunton (Baby Spice), Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice), Melanie Brown (Scary Spice), Melanie Chisholm (Sporty Spice) and Victoria Adams (now Beckham) (Posh Spice) – are taking center stage in their feature film debut Spice World, a roller coaster ride which will spice up your life and open your eyes very wide! 1997. Comedy/Music. 93...

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American Psycho

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Films, Midnights, state-theater | Comments Off on American Psycho

American Psycho

Plays Saturday, September 19 at 11:59 PM. Part of Midnights at the State. Midnights are only $8! In New York City in 1987, a handsome, young urban professional, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), lives a second life as a gruesome serial killer by night. The cast is filled by the detective (Willem Dafoe), the fiance (Reese Witherspoon), the mistress (Samantha Mathis), the coworker (Jared Leto), and the secretary (Chloë Sevigny). This is a biting, wry comedy examining the elements that make a man a monster. 2000. Slasher/Thriller. 102 minutes....

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