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Showtimes through Thursday, October 2nd 2014


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THE NICK
210 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz

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"Hader and Wiig dig deepest and strike the truest chords." - Rolling Stone

Starring Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader

and Luke Wilson

Daily/: (2:40pm), (5:00), 7:20, 9:20

Starring Kevin Kline & Maggie Smith

Daily: (2:00pm), (4:20), 6:45, 9:00

 

Daily: (4:30pm), 9:10*

*No 9:10pm show on Thurs 10/2

"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: (2:20pm), 7:00*

*No 7:00pm show on Thurs 10/2

ADVANCE SCREENING

New York Film Critics Series

Thurs 10/2 @ 7:30pm

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DEL MAR THEATRE
1124 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz

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Daily: (4:20pm), 9:30*

*No 9:30pm show on Thurs 10/2

Starring James Gandolfini &

Tom Hardy

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

*No 7:20pm and 9:40 show on Thurs 10/2

Daily: 7:00pm*

*No 7:00pm show on Thurs 10/2

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY presents

TWO SHOWS ONLY!!

Thurs 10/2 @ 7:30pm

Sun 10/5 @ 11:00am

ADVANCE SCREENINGS

Thursday 10/2: 7:00pm, 9:20

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APTOS CINEMAS
122 Rancho Del Mar. Aptos

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2D Version - Daily: (2:10pm), (4:30), 6:45, 8:50

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Starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey   and Jane Fonda

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

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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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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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Royal Shakespeare Company presents

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

 

 

Valentine and Proteus are best friends, until they fall in love with the same girl. Having travelled to Milan in search of adventure, they both fall for the Duke’s daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart, Julia, at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia. With friendship forgotten, the rivals’ affections quickly get out of hand as the four young lovers find themselves on a wild chase through the woods, confused by mistaken identity and threatened by fierce outlaws before they find a path to reconciliation.

Simon Godwin makes his RSC debut to direct Shakespeare’s exuberant romantic comedy. He is Associate Director of the Royal Court and his production of Strange Interlude recently played to critical acclaim at the National Theatre. This is the first time in 45 years The Two Gentlemen of Verona has been performed in full production on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre stage.

"First Nighter: Two Gentlemen of Verona Screens Big and Bold" - The Huffington Post

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Running Time: 180

Rated: NR

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2 @ 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5 @ 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

 

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ANNABELLE

 

She terrified you in THE CONJURING, but this is where it all began for ANNABELLE. Capable of unspeakable evil, the actual doll exists locked up in an occult museum in Connecticut--visited only by a priest who blesses her twice a month. New Line Cinema's supernatural thriller ANNABELLE begins before the evil was unleashed. John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia--a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now...Annabelle.

Running Time: 100

Rated: R

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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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MY OLD LADY

Mathias inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell it, he discovers a tenant who is not prepared to budge. His apartment is a viager - an ancient French real estate system with complex rules about its resale - and feisty Mathilde, who has lived there with her daughter Chloé for years, can by contract collect payments from Mathias until her death. With no place to go, Mathias stays with Mathilde, instantly clashing with Chloé over his dealings with a property developer who wants the apartment. However, Mathias and Chloé discover a common ground of childhood pain and neglect. As they grow closer, Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways.

Running Time: 107

Rated: PG-13

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THE NOTEBOOK

The Hungarian film entry for the foreign-language Oscar.

Set on the onset of WWII, The Notebook, which stars Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration) and Ulrich Matthes (Downfall), tells the story of thirteen-year old twins abandoned by their parents and forced to live with their cruel grandmother in a village on the Hungarian border. Studying the evil surrounding them, the twins learn to rely on their loyalty to one another, ultimately surviving in the face of challenging circumstances.

Adapted from Agota Kristof’s bestselling novel of the same name, The Notebook received The Grand Prix Crystal Globe, the top prize at the 2013 Karlovy Vary Film Festival, where it had its world premiere. The film also received The Europa Cinemas Labels Award, which supports theatrical exhibition in Europe, and had its North American premiere at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.

Running Time: 119

Rated: R

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Daily: (4:30pm), 9:10*

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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

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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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New York Film Critics Series presents an Advance Screening of

GONE GIRL

One Night Only with screened Q&A following the film.


GONE GIRL - directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn - unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?


Running Time: 145
Rated: R

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THE BOXTROLLS

A family event movie from the creators of "Coraline" and "ParaNorman" that introduces audiences to a new breed of family - The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley), comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, "into the light," where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnifred (Elle Fanning). Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs' family. Directors: Anthony Staachi and Graham Annable.

Running Time: 100

Rated: PG

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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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