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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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While We’re Young

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

While We’re Young

Now Playing at the State. Noah Boaumbach’s comedy While We’re Young stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an aspiring documentary filmmaker, a vocation Josh already has. Soon the older couple begins enjoying the energy they feel hanging out with the younger generation, but eventually Josh...

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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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’71

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

’71

Opens April 24 at the State (tentative). ’71 takes place over a single night in the life of a young British soldier (Jack O’Connell) accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorientating, alien and deadly landscape. Thriller/Drama. 99 minutes. Rated R. Share...

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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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She’s Lost Control

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Films, Limited Engagements, state-theater | Comments Off

She’s Lost Control

Plays May 4-7 at the State. Fiercely independent, Ronah works as a sexual surrogate in New York City, teaching her clients the very thing they fear most – to be intimate. Her life unravels when she starts working with a volatile new client, Johnny, blurring the thin line between professional and personal intimacy in the modern world. Independent Spirit Awards 2014 – Nominated for Best First Feature and Best First Screenplay. 90 minutes. Drama. Not rated. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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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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I’m Gonna Git You Sucka

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

I’m Gonna Git You Sucka

Saturday, May 16 at 10 PM at the State. Presented by Chris Splashh. Tickets $10 adults, $8 students and seniors.  Advance tickets available at Ticketweb. Keenen Ivory Wayans wrote, directed, and starred in this hilarious parody of blaxploitation films. Jack Spade (Wayans) returns home from a hitch in the army to find his brother Junebug has died from an overdose of gold chains, leaving his widow Cheryl (Dawnn Lewis) and mother Ma Bell (Ja’net DuBois) alone to fend for themselves. Ma throws two inept thugs (Damon Wayans and Kadeem...

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Roar

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Limited Engagements, state-theater | Comments Off

Roar

Playing THURSDAY, MAY 21 and FRIDAY, MAY 22 at the State. It’s the most dangerous movie ever made, and you’ve never seen it–yet. No animals were harmed during the making of Roar, but 70 cast members were–including stars Tippi Hedren, who broke her leg, Melanie Griffith, who had to have major facial reconstructive surgery, and Hedren’s husband Noel Marshall, who was struck down with Gangrene from the multiple puncture wounds he sustained during filming. According to Esquire.com, Marshall considered Roar to be a...

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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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