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Showtimes through Thursday, September 25th 2014


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THE NICK
210 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz

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Daily: (2:00pm), (4:30), 7:20*, 9:40

*No 7:20pm show on Thurs 9/25

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Daily: 9:20pm

"A Mobile Feast of Food, Wine and Improv!" - Washington Post

Daily: (2:10pm), (4:40), 7:10, 9:30

Starring John Lithgow, Alfred Molina & Marisa Tomei

Daily: (2:40pm), (4:50), 7:00, 9:10*

*No 9:10pm show on Thurs 9/25

No passes

Once Daily: 6:50pm

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

- US Weekly

 Once Daily: (3:30pm)

ADVANCE SCREENING

Starring Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader

and Luke Wilson

Thurs 9/25 @ 9:00pm

No passes

ONE NIGHT ONLY! SPECIAL SCREENING

Thurs 9/25 @ 6:30pm

presented by TUGG advance tickets available HERE

DEL MAR THEATRE
1124 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz

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Daily: (1:45pm), (4:20**), 7:00*, 9:30**

*No 7:00pm show on Wed 9/24

**No 4:20pm & 9:30pm show on Thurs 9/25

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Starring James Gandolfini &

Tom Hardy

Daily: (2:00pm), (4:30*), 7:20**, 9:40*

*No 4:30pm & 9:40pm show on Wed 9/24

**No 7:20pm show on Thurs 9/25

No passes

WED 9/24  - 1st Program @ 6:05pm

                      2nd Program @ 8:45pm

THURS 9/25 - 1st Program @ 6:05pm

                      2nd Program @ 8:25pm

Tickets available at The Del Mar Box Office

& at the festival website HERE

APTOS CINEMAS
122 Rancho Del Mar. Aptos

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Starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey   and Jane Fonda

Daily: (2:20pm), (4:40), 7:00, 9:20

No passes

Daily: (1:40pm), 9:30

Once Nightly: 7:00pm

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

- US Weekly

Once Daily: (3:45pm)

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THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY

With his unique vision, writer/director Ned Benson ambitiously captures a complete picture of a relationship in the beautifully relatable portrait of love, empathy and truth that is THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY. Once happily married, Conor (James McAvoy) and Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. The film explores the couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone. Screened for the first time at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Benson's latest version of their story combines his previous two films - titled HIM and HER - uniting their perspectives and taking a further look into the subjectivity of relationships.

Running Time: 122

Rated: R

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THE DROP

Starring James Gandolfini and Tom Hardy

THE DROP is a new crime drama from Michaël R. Roskam, the Academy Award nominated director of Bullhead. Based on a screenplay from Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone), THE DROP follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters - "money drops" in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. Under the heavy hand of his employer and cousin Marv (James Gandolfini), Bob finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past. Also featuring Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ann Dowd and John Ortiz.

Running Time: 106

Rated: R

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*No 4:30pm & 9:40pm show on Wed 9/24

**No 7:20pm show on Thurs 9/25

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SANTA CRUZ SURF FILM FESTIVAL

Sponsored by The Nickelodeon Theatres

The Santa Cruz Surf Film Festival aims to spread the stoke that comes from a life lived in and by the waves. As human beings, it's in our nature to connect through sharing ideas and stories, and as surfers, it's in our nature to be thinking and talking about surfing whenever we're not in the water.

Bringing together surfers, surf industry professionals, independent filmmakers and ocean-lovers young and old, we hope to help pay tribute to the arts of waveriding and filmmaking, spark conversation about fresh ideas and past history, and create new ties within the global surf community.

With its long and storied surf history, as well as its wealth of natural beauty and wave-rich coastline, Santa Cruz is the perfect location to hold an annual homage to the world of surfing.

 

Running Time: TBD

Rated: NR

Limited online Tickets $12.50 per Evening Segment Screening, limited tickets also available at The Del Mar Box Office.

Tickets are also available at Surf Film Fest Website HERE

 

FILM PROGRAMS TWO NIGHTS AT THE DEL MAR THEATRE

 

 

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      ----------------EVENING ONE-------------------

Wednesday, Sept. 24 @ 6:05pm     

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EARLY SHOW PROGRAM:

THE OLD, THE YOUNG & THE SEA

plus Short Film: CREATORS

 

Wednesday, Sept. 24 @ 8:45pm    

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LATE SHOW PROGRAM:

TIERRA DE PATAGONES

plus Short Films: RAIL TO RAIL (US Premiere) and THE STRAND LINE

 

   ------------------EVENING TWO----------------------

Thursday, Sept. 25 @ 6:05pm       

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EARLY SHOW PROGRAM:

LAKEY PETERSON - ZERO TO 100

plus Short Films: CATCH IT, ELIZABETH, MUCH BETTER NOW

 

Thursday, Sept. 25 @ 8:25pm      

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LATE SHOW PROGRAM:

ONEY ANWAR - CHASING THE DREAM

World Premiere with Q+A

plus Short Films: RUN TO THE SEA,

RUNNING ON FUMES, INVASION (US Premiere)

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TUSK

Red State director Kevin Smith takes the helm for this horror film starring Justin Long as a podcaster who is targeted by a sadistic killer while attempting to land an interview with a misanthropic adventurer (Michael Parks). Genesis Rodriguez and Haley Joel Osment co-star.

Running Time: 102

Rated: R

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THE ZERO THEOREM

Terry Gilliam (Brazil, 12 Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)'s madcap science fiction epic The Zero Theorem stars two- time Academy Award-winner Christoph Waltz as Qohen Leth, an eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst. Living in isolation in a burnt-out church, Qohen is obsessively working on a mysterious project personally delegated to him by Management (Matt Damon) aimed at discovering the meaning of life - or the complete lack of one - once and for all. Increasingly disturbed by unwanted visits from people he doesn't fully trust, including flirtatious Bainsley (Mélanie Thierry), Management's wunderkind son Bob (Lucas Hedges), his unpredictable colleague Job (David Thewlis), and would-be digital therapist Dr. Shrink-Rom (Tilda Swinton), it's only when he experiences the power of love and desire that he's able to understand his own reason for being.

Running Time: 101

Rated: R

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THE TRIP TO ITALY

Starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon

Michael Winterbottom's largely improvised 2010 film, The Trip, took comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon-or semifictionalized versions thereof-on a restaurant tour around northern England. In this witty and incisive follow-up, Winterbottom reunites the pair for a new culinary road trip, retracing the steps of the Romantic poets' grand tour of Italy and indulging in some sparkling banter and impersonation-offs. Rewhetting our palates from the earlier film, the characters enjoy mouthwatering meals in gorgeous settings from Liguria to Capri while riffing on subjects as varied as Batman's vocal register, the artistic merits of "Jagged Little Pill," and, of course, the virtue of sequels. Winterbottom trains his camera to capture the idyllic Italian landscape and the gastronomic treasures being prepared and consumed while keeping the film centered on the crackling chemistry between the two leads. The Trip to Italy effortlessly melds the brilliant comic interplay between Coogan and Brydon into quieter moments of self-reflection, letting audiences into their insightful ruminations on the nuances of friendship and the juggling of family and career. The result is a biting portrait of modern-day masculinity.

The Trip to Italy: You'll Laugh, Until You Cry    - The Atlantic

READ THE ATLANTIC FULL ARTICLE HERE

Running Time: 115

Rated: NR

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"A Mobile Feast of Food, Wine and improv!" - Washington Post

"THE TRIP TO ITALY is a Hilariously Tasty Treat!"

- USA Today

 

 




LOVE IS STRANGE

Starring John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Marisa Tomei

After nearly four decades together, Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job soon after, the couple must sell their apartment and - victims of the relentless New York City real estate market - temporarily live apart until they can find an affordable new home. While George moves in with two cops (Cheyenne Jackson and Manny Perez) who live down stairs, Ben lands in Brooklyn with his nephew (Darren Burrows), his wife (Marisa Tomei), and their temperamental teenage son (Charlie Tahan), with whom Ben shares a bunk bed. While struggling with the pain of separation, Ben and George are further challenged by the intergenerational tensions and capricious family dynamics of their new living arrangements.

Running Time: 98

Rated: R

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Daily: (2:40pm), (4:50), 7:00, 9:10*

*No 9:10pm show on Thurs 9/25

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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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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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"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

 

 

 




ADVANCE SCREENING

THE SKELETON TWINS

Starring Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader and Luke Wilson

When estranged twins Maggie (Kristen Wiig) and Milo (Bill Hader) feel they're at the end of their ropes, an unexpected reunion forces them to confront why their lives went so wrong. As the twins reconnect, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.

 

Running Time: 90

Rated: R

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Thurs 9/25 @ 9:00pm

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SPECIAL SCREENING

AMERICAN MUSTANG

-One Night Only-

 

In an artful blend of an exquisite nature documentary and character-driven narrative AMERICAN MUSTANG explores the majestic wild horses of the American West. The wonder in a girl's eye pulls us into the drama that unfolds on hundreds of millions of acres of public land. The battle lines have long been carved into the landscape, and the players are deeply entrenched. Yet as the subtle choreography that has evolved over thousands of years begins, we are captivated. The intricate dance between a man and a wild horse presents lessons for us all, even the battle-hardened special interest groups fighting for the place of the AMERICAN MUSTANG.

Running Time: 110
Rated: NR


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Thursday, September 25th at 6:30pm

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If the event does not sell out through TUGG, tickets will  be available on 9/25 at 4:30pm at The Nick Box Office.

 

 


 

 

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THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU

 

The dramatic comedy "This is Where I Leave You" is directed by Shawn Levy, and based on the hilarious and poignant best-selling novel by Jonathan Tropper. It features a starring ensemble cast including Golden Globe winner Jason Bateman ("Arrested Development"); Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Tina Fey ("30 Rock"); and two-time Oscar (R) winner, multiple Golden Globe honoree and 2013 Emmy Award nominee Jane Fonda ("Klute," "Coming Home," HBO's "The Newsroom").

 

Running Time: 103

Rated: R

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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. 

 

Running Time: 110

Rated: PG-13

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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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Once Nightly: 7:00pm

 

 




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

READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

 

 

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Once Daily: (3:45pm)

 

"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

 

 

 

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