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Showtimes through Thursday, August 21st 2014


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THE NICK
210 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz

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 Daily: (2:30pm), (4:45), 7:00, 9:10

No passes

8/22-8/28: (2:30pm), (4:45), 7:00, 9:10 + Fri, Sat, Sun (12:15pm)

No passes

 Daily: (12:50pm), (3:50), 6:45, 9:30

8/22-8/28: (3:40pm), 9:00

"More than a Groundbreaker: It's a New American Classic!"

- US Weekly

 Daily: (12:40pm), (4:00), 7:30

8/22-8/28: (12:40pm), (4:00), 7:30

Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman,

Robin Wright & Willem Dafoe

Daily: (1:50pm), (4:30), 7:10, 9:40

8/22-8/28: (1:00pm), 6:30

*****OPENS FRIDAY 8/22*****

Starring Brendan Gleeson

8/22-8/28: (2:45pm), (5:00), 7:15, 9:30 + Fri, Sat, Sun (12:30pm)

No passes

DEL MAR THEATRE
1124 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz

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Starring Academy Award winners

Jeff Bridges & Meryl Streep

Daily: (12:10pm), (2:30), (4:45), 7:15, 9:30

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8/22-8/28: (2:30pm), (4:45), 7:15, 9:30 + Fri, Sat, Sun (12:10pm)

No passes

Daily: (12:20pm), (1:40), (3:00), (4:20), 6:00, 7:00, 8:40, 9:40*

*No 9:40pm show on Thurs 8/21

No passes

8/22-8/28: (1:40pm), (4:20), 6:00, 7:00, 9:20*

+ Sat, Sun (11:00am)

*No 9:20pm show on Thurs 8/28

DEL MAR SUMMER CAMP presents

Thursday 8/21

Pre-Show Activites @ 8:30pm

Film starts @ 9:30pm

*****OPENS FRIDAY 8/22*****

Starring Daniel Radcliffe,

Adam Driver and Zoe Kazan

8/22-8/28: (2:45pm), (5:00), 7:30, 9:40

+ Fri, Sat, Sun (12:30pm)

No passes

DEL MAR SUMMER CAMP presents

Thursday 8/28

Pre-Show Activites @ 8:30pm

Film starts @ 9:30pm

APTOS CINEMAS
122 Rancho Del Mar. Aptos

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Daily: (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:30

No passes

8/22-8/28: (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:20

+ Sat, Sun (11:10am)

****ENDS THURSDAY 8/21****

Daily: (1:10pm), 6:30*

*No 6:30pm show on Thurs 8/21

 

****ENDS THURSDAY 8/21****

-ONE WEEK ONLY-

Daily: (4:00pm), 9:20*

*No 9:20pm show on Thurs 8/21

ADVANCE SCREENING

Thursday 8/21 @ 9:00pm

No passes

*****OPENS FRIDAY 8/22*****

8/22-8/28: (2:00pm), 7:10

+ Sat, Sun (11:40am)

No passes

--------3D SHOWS------

8/22-8/28: (4:30pm), 9:30

No passes

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•    THIS WEEK AT THE DEL MAR    •

 

 




THE GIVER

Starring Academy Award winners Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep

The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all - a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before. THE GIVER is based on Lois Lowry's beloved young adult novel of the same name, which was the winner the 1994 Newbery Medal and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

 

Running Time: 140

Rated: PG-13

 

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Daily: (12:10pm), (2:30), (4:45), 7:15, 9:30

No passes

8/22-8/28: (2:30pm), (4:45), 7:15, 9:30 + Fri, Sat, Sun (12:10pm)

No passes

 

 

 




THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY

Starring Academy Award-Winner Helen Mirren

 

Produced by Oprah Winfrey & Steven Spielberg

 

Based on the best-selling book, in "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant - the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai.

That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Academy Award winner Helen Mirren), gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her own, escalate to all out war between the two establishments - until Hassan's passion for French haute cuisine and for Mme. Mallory's enchanting sous chef, Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon), combine with his mysteriously delicious talent to weave magic between their two cultures and imbue Saint-Antonin with the flavors of life that even Mme. Mallory cannot ignore. At first Mme. Mallory's culinary rival, she eventually recognizes Hassan's gift as a chef and takes him under her wing.

 

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Running Time: 122

Rated: PG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Daily: (12:20pm), (1:40), (3:00), (4:20), 6:00, 7:00, 8:40, 9:40*

*No 9:40pm show on Thurs 8/21

No passes

 

8/22-8/28: (1:40pm), (4:20), 6:00, 7:00, 9:20*

+ Sat, Sun (11:00am)

*No 9:20pm show on Thurs 8/28

 

 

 




DEL MAR SUMMER CAMP FILM SERIES presents

LITTLE DARLINGS-- August 21st at The Del Mar

Del Mar Summer Camp geared for adults lines up four CAMP themed films in the month of August.

Every Thursday in August come to the Del Mar and do some arts & crafts while enjoying fine local organic ale from The Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing at 8:30pm then see the camp flick at 9:30pm and earn your merit badge!

Tickets for the LITTLE DARLINGS screening are $5.00

Santa Cruz Brewery pints will be sold in the Mezzanine Arts & Crafts designated area.

Thursday, August 21st: 8:30pm Arts & Crafts

9:30pm film starts - BUY TICKETS HERE

Little Darlings

When it was released in 1980 Little Darlings, a feature vehicle for teenage stars Kristy McNichol and Tatum O'Neal, was considered controversial for its subject matter: McNichol and O'Neal play 15-year-olds who, after being packed off to camp, engage in a duel to see who can lose her virginity first. The picture was rated R, presumably for its frankness in dealing with its subject matter. But what's remarkable about it today isn't how innocent it seems; in fact, it comes off as unusually perceptive. Yet the picture has a kind of off-the-cuff vitality, the sort of thing that you rarely see in contemporary mainstream sexual coming-of-age stories, which are often just too knowing, too self-aware. In Little Darlings, McNichol and O'Neal play young women from different ends of the class spectrum: McNichol's Angel is a tough-talking, T-shirt-wearing, cigarette-smoking wise-cracker who's being raised by a single mom. O'Neal's Ferris comes from an upper-crust family (she arrives to catch the camp bus in a natty Jay Gatsby-like getup), but she's smarting because her mother has just taken off, perhaps permanently. The two take an instant dislike to one another and are all too happy to compete in the challenge laid out by a wily, sexually precocious cabin mate (Krista Errickson): The first of the two to lose her virginity will win $100. Ferris sets her sights on sultry-sweet camp counselor Gary (Armand Assante); Angel puts the moves on a boy attending a neighboring camp, a laconic heartthrob named Randy (played by an oh-so-young Matt Dillon).


Running Time: 97

Rated: R

"Little Darlings Stars Tatum O'Neal and Now Out Cynthia Nixon (Sex in the City) & Kristy McNichol" - Outfest

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APPROVED & APPROPRIATE CAMP PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

 

8/28 Wet Hot American Summer

 

 

 


 

 

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Thursday 8/21

Pre-Show Activites @ 8:30pm

Film starts @ 9:30pm

 

 




WHAT IF

Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Adam Driver and Zoe Kazan

WHAT IF is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan (Adam Driver) seems to be finding the perfect partner (Mackenzie Davis), Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan) an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall). Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend? The ensemble romantic comedy costars Megan Park and Oona Chaplin.

 

Running Time: 102

Rated: PG-13

 

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8/22-8/28: (2:45pm), (5:00), 7:30, 9:40

+ Fri, Sat, Sun (12:30pm)

No passes

 

 

 




DEL MAR SUMMER CAMP FILM SERIES presents WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER-- August 28th at The Del Mar

 

Del Mar Summer Camp geared for adults lines up four CAMP themed films in the month of August.

Every Thursday in August come to the Del Mar and do some arts & crafts while enjoying fine local organic ale from The Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing at 8:30pm then see the camp flick at 9:30pm and earn your merit badge!

Tickets for the WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER screening are $5.00

 

Santa Cruz Brewery pints will be sold in the Mezzanine Arts & Crafts designated area.

Thursday, August 28th: 8:30pm Arts & Crafts

9:30pm film starts - BUY TICKETS HERE

Wet Hot American Summer

The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.

 


Running Time: 98

Rated: R

 

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Thursday 8/28

Pre-Show Activites @ 8:30pm

Film starts @ 9:30pm

 

•    THIS WEEK AT THE NICK    •



 




MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

Stars Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Eileen Atkins, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, and Jacki Weaver.

Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age, but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford (Colin Firth), a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with a sky-high opinion of himself and an aversion to phony spiritualists' claims. Persuaded by his friend, Howard Burkan (Simon McBurney), Stanley goes on a mission to the Côte d'Azur mansion of the Catledge family: mother Grace (Jacki Weaver), son Brice (Hamish Linklater), and daughter Caroline (Erica Leerhsen). He presents himself as a businessman named Stanley Taplinger in order to debunk the alluring young clairvoyant Sophie Baker (Emma Stone) who is staying there with her mother (Marcia Gay Harden). Sophie arrived at the Catledge villa at the invitation of Grace, who is convinced that Sophie can help her contact her late husband, and once there, attracted the attention of Brice, who has fallen for her head over heels. What follows is a series of events that are magical in every sense of the word and send the characters reeling. In the end, the biggest trick MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT plays is the one that fools us all.

Running Time: 110

Rated: PG-13

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 Daily: (2:30pm), (4:45), 7:00, 9:10

No passes

 

8/22-8/28: (2:30pm), (4:45), 7:00, 9:10 + Fri, Sat, Sun (12:15pm)

No passes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




GET ON UP

In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Boseman is joined in the drama by Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.

Running Time: 138

Rated: PG-13

 

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Daily: (12:50pm), (3:45) 6:40, 9:30

8/22-8/28: (3:40pm), 9:00

 

 




BOYHOOD

 

Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha. "Boyhood" charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent, set to a soundtrack spanning the years from Coldplay's Yellow to Arcade Fire's Deep Blue. "Boyhood" is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. It's impossible to watch Mason and his family without thinking about your own journey.

Running Time: 163

Rated: R

 

BOYHOOD; Richard Linklater's Latest Movie Is Magic - The Huffington Post

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8/22-8/28: (12:40pm), (4:00), 7:30

 

 

"One of the most remarkable moviegoing experiences I've ever had." -Richard Roeper

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"Boyhood" is a transporting experience about the simplest of subjects. The movie telescopes artfully - but never pretentiously - the experience of growing up."

-NY Daily News

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"When coming of age movies are measured years from now, "Boyhood" will be the benchmark for artistic achievement and cinematic scope. -Popmatters

 

 

 




A MOST WANTED MAN

 

Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman,

Robin Wright & Willem Dafoe

When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg's Islamic community, laying claim to his father's ill-gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man's true identity - oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist?

 

 

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Daily: (1:50pm), (4:30), 7:10, 9:40

 

8/22-8/28: (1:00pm), 6:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




CALVARY

CALVARY's Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (Kelly Reilly) and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral - and often comic - problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary.

 

Running Time: 100

Rated: R

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*****OPENS FRIDAY 8/22*****

8/22-8/28: (2:45pm), (5:00), 7:15, 9:30 + Fri, Sat, Sun (12:30pm)

No passes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



•    THIS WEEK AT THE APTOS CINEMAS   •

 




THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY

 

Starring Academy Award-Winner Helen Mirren

 

Produced by Oprah Winfrey & Steven Spielberg

 

Based on the best-selling book, in "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant - the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai.

That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Academy Award winner Helen Mirren), gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her own, escalate to all out war between the two establishments - until Hassan's passion for French haute cuisine and for Mme. Mallory's enchanting sous chef, Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon), combine with his mysteriously delicious talent to weave magic between their two cultures and imbue Saint-Antonin with the flavors of life that even Mme. Mallory cannot ignore. At first Mme. Mallory's culinary rival, she eventually recognizes Hassan's gift as a chef and takes him under her wing.

 

VIEW OFFICIAL WEBSITE

WATCH TRAILER

 

Running Time: 122

Rated: PG

 

 

 

 


 

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Daily: (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:30

No passes

 

8/22-8/28: (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:20

+ Sat, Sun (11:10am)

 

 

 




GET ON UP

In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Boseman is joined in the drama by Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.

Running Time: 138

Rated: PG-13

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OFFICIAL TRAILER

 

 

 


 

 

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****ENDS THURSDAY 8/21****

 

*No 6:30pm show on Thurs 8/21

 

 

 




A MOST WANTED MAN

 

Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman,

Robin Wright & Willem Dafoe

When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg's Islamic community, laying claim to his father's ill-gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man's true identity - oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist?

 

 

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

WATCH TRAILER

 

 

 

back to top

click showtime to purchase tickets

 

****ENDS THURSDAY 8/21****

 

 

Daily: (4:00pm), 9:20*

*No 9:20pm show on Thurs 8/21

***ONE WEEK ONLY***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR

 

Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning "Sin City" graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales, the town's most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more notorious inhabitants. SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR is the follow up to Rodriguez and Miller's 2005 groundbreaking film, FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY.

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

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ADVANCE SCREENING

Thursday, August 21st at 9:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

 


 

 

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ADVANCE SCREENING

Thursday 8/21 @ 9:00pm

No passes

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*****OPENS FRIDAY 8/22*****

8/22-8/28: (2:00pm), 7:10

+ Sat, Sun (11:40am)

No passes

--------3D SHOWS------

8/22-8/28: (4:30pm), 9:30

No passes

 

 

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