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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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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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Mistress America

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Mistress America

Mistress America

Opens September 4 at the State. This Sundance Film Festival favorite premiered at Cinetopia 2015. In NOAH BAUMBACH’s latest, an underwhelmed and lonely college freshman (LOLA KIRKE) allows herself to be pulled into the wacky schemes of her adventurous soon-to-be stepsister (GRETA GERWIG, who also co-wrote the script with Baumbach). Comedy. 84 minutes. Rated R. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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Meru

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

Meru

Opens September 11 at the State. Sundance 2015 Audience Award Winner and Grand Jury Prize Nominee! Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing. Documentary. 87 minutes. Rated R. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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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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Jimmy’s Hall

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off on Jimmy’s Hall

Jimmy’s Hall

Opens September 25 at the State. Cannes 2014 Palme d’Or Nominee! From director KEN LOACH. During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation. Drama. 109 minutes. Rated PG-13. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterTumblr

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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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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

Now playing  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 frailties...

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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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