Now Playing at the State
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
Opens Friday, November 2 at the Michigan!
Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant)
Boys Erased tells the story of Jared (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith. Boy Erased is the true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity.
Opens in Thursday, October 25 at the State!
From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (“MERU”) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film’s Free Solo, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock… the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… withou
Plays Tuesday, November 20 at 7:00 PM at the State Part Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema: A Centennial Retrospective
After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast (INGRID BERGMAN) travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva (LIV ULLMANN). The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career as a classical pianist. Over an emotional night, the pair reopen the wounds of the past. Charlotte gets another sho
Plays Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00pm at the State Part Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema: A Centennial Retrospective
Famed stage stress Elisabeth Vogler (LIV ULLMANN) suffers a moment of blankness during a performance and the next day lapses into total silence. Advised by her doctor to take time off to recover from what appears to be an emotional breakdown, Elisabeth goes to a beach house on the Baltic Sea with only Anna (BIBI ANDERSSON), a nurse, as company. Over the
Plays Wednesday, November 28 at 8:45pm
Unrated Director’s Cut – One Night Only!
From Director LARS VON TRIER and starring MATT DILLON, BRUNO GANZ, and UMA THURMAN – In five episodes, failed architect and vicious sociopath Jack recounts his elaborately orchestrated murders — each, as he views them, a towering work of art that defines his life’s work as a serial killer in the Pacific Northwest.
Opens in Friday, November 30 at the State!
The last days of Oscar Wilde — and the ghosts that haunted them — are vividly evoked in Rupert Everett‘s directorial debut. Everett gives a career defining performance as Wilde, physically and emotionally embodying the literary genius as he lives out his last days in exile in Europe. His body ailing and heavy, his mind spinning, he survives by falling back on the flamboyant irony and brilliant wit that defined him. As the film travels through Wilde’
Plays Friday, December 7 at 9:30pm at the State — Part of Late Nights at the State: Holiday Horrors
A young boy named Pietari and his friend Juuso think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. However, this a monstrous, evil Santa, much unlike the cheery St. Nick of legend. When Pietari’s father captures a feral old man in his wolf trap, the man may hold the key to why reindeer are being slaughtered a
Plays Saturday, December 8 at 11:59pm at the State — Part of Late Nights at the State: Holiday Horrors
All tickets are $8! Don’t get them wet, don’t expose them to bright light, and don’t feed them after midnight. These are the 3 rules one must abide by when taking care of a ‘mogwai’. But when young Billy if gifted one for the holidays, named Gizmo, he learns that when these rules are broken, Gizmo spawns a gang of gremlins that d
Plays Friday, December 14 at 9:30pm at the State — Part of Late Nights at the State: Holiday Horrors
Nine chilling tales are told which examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David (HUGH GRANTLAURA LINNEY), a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love life, and Harry (ALAN RICKMAN), a married