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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- learn more and get location information at About The State Theatre

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Interstellar

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

Interstellar

ANN ARBOR 35mm EXCLUSIVE! Christopher Nolan‘s new film stars Matthew Mcconaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Wes Bentley, Ellen Burstyn, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine, John Lithgow, David Oyelowo,  and more. Based mainly on the scientific theories and script treatment of renowned theoretical physicist, Kip Thorne, Interstellar is the latest film from Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy). It chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the...

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Whiplash

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

Whiplash

Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man’s life....

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Birdman

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

Birdman

From director Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton)—famous for portraying an iconic superhero—as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself. Also starring Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts.  119 minutes. Rated...

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The Room

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Films, state-theater | Comments Off

The Room

Friday & Saturday, January 30 & 31 at the State. Midnights are only $7! A benevolent, friendly, selfless man who greets everyone with a disarming “Hi” discovers that you can’t trust anyone after getting engaged to a manipulative, self-serving siren who seduces his best friend and destroys his life. Johnny (writer/director Tommy Wiseau) has everything a man could ever want: great friends, a good job, and a gorgeous fiancée named Lisa (Juliette Danielle). But Lisa’s innocent act masks the fact that she’s...

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The Wind Rises

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Films, Ghibli, state-theater | Comments Off

The Wind Rises

Wednesday, December 10 at 7 PM. Part of the The Studio Ghibli Collection: A 30-Year-Retrospective at the State. Presented by U-M Center for Japanese Studies.  Advance tickets at ticketweb.com.  In “The Wind Rises,” Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world’s most innovative and accomplished airplane...

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