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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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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Opens June 25 at the State. Winner of both the Grand Jury and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival! Greg Gaines is an awkward, self-deprecating high school student determined to coast through his senior year as anonymously as possible. Avoiding social interactions like the plague, Greg spends most of his time remaking wacky versions of classic movies with his only friend, Earl. Greg’s well-meaning mother intervenes, forcing him to befriend Rachel, a classmate who’s been diagnosed with leukemia. Against his better...

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Dope

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Dope

Dope

Now Playing at the State. A critical hit and audience favorite out of the Sundance Film Festival, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. Comedy/Drama. 103 minutes. Rated R. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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Love and Mercy

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Love and Mercy

Love and Mercy

Returns Friday, July 3 to the State. Love & Mercy presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era defining catalog of Wilson’s music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost. Stars John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, and Paul Giamatti. (C) Roadside Attractions Biography/Drama. 121 minutes. Rated PG-13.    Share...

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El Topo

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

El Topo

Plays Friday, July 24 at 11:59 PM. Part of Midnights at the State. Midnights are only $8! Please note: This film screens on a Friday. Director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s next film, The Holy Mountain, plays on Saturday, July 25 in the usual Midnights at the State slot. A bizarre, ultra-violent, allegorical Western, El Topo is set in two halves that have widely been compared to the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. In the first half, Alejandro Jodorowsky plays a violent, black-clad gunfighter who, accompanied by his naked son, sets off on...

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The Holy Mountain

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

The Holy Mountain

Plays Saturday, July 25 at 11:59 PM. Part of Midnights at the State. Midnights are only $8! In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist  (director Alexandro Jodorowsky) leads a Christ figure (Horacio Salinas) and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment. 1973. Drama/Art House. 126 minutes. Rated R. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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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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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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