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    TUGG: On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter - THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Thursday, January 29 7:30PM - Del Mar
A Most Violent Year Jan 30 - The Nick Two Days, One Night Jan 30 - The Nick
The Oscar Nominated Short Films Program Jan 30 Black Sea Jan 30
Mommy Feb 6 - The Nick Fifty Shades of Grey - Advance Screening Feb 12 - Aptos Cinemas
Fifty Shades of Grey Feb 13 - Aptos Cinemas Still Alice Feb 13
    Song of the Sea Feb 13 - The Nick
McFarland, USA - Advance Screening Feb 19 - The Del Mar & Aptos Cinemas    
McFarland, USA Feb 20 - The Del Mar & Aptos Cinemas Red Army Feb 20
Anita - Special Screening Feb 22 & Feb 23 - The Nick

Stratford Festival - King Lear

Special Screening

Feb 25 & Mar 1 - The Del Mar
Globe on Screen: The Duchess of Malfi - Special Screening Feb 26 & Mar 22 - The Del Mar    
Maps to the Stars Feb 27 What We Do in the Shadows Feb 27
Leviathan Mar 6

GATHR Screening:

I Am A Girl - One Night Only

Mar 8 - Aptos Cinemas
Royal Shakespeare Company presents Love's Labour's Lost - Special Screening Mar 5 & Mar 8 - The Del Mar National Theatre Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Special Screening Mar 12 & Mar 15 - The Del Mar
'71 Mar 13    
    Wild Tales Mar 13

Young Vic Live presents

A View From the Bridge - Special Screening

Mar 26 & Mar 29 - The Del Mar    
Merchants of Doubt Mar 27

Globe on Screen presents

Titus Andronicus - Special Screening

Apr 2 & May 31

- The Del Mar

Royal Shakespeare Company presents Love's Labour's Won - Special Screening Apr 9 & Apr 12 - The Del Mar A Little Chaos Apr 10 - The Nick
National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem - Special Screening April 16 & April 19 - The Del Mar Monkey Kingdom Apr 17 - The Del Mar & Aptos Cinemas

Stratford Festival - King John

Special Screening

Apr 23 & Apr 26 - The Del Mar

National Theatre Live: Man and Superman - Special Screening

May 14 & May 17 - The Del Mar

Stratford Festival - Antony & Cleopatra

Special Screening

May 21 & May 24 - The Del Mar

Globe on Screen presents

Julius Caesar - Special Screening

 

May 28 & June 7 - The Del Mar
National Live Theatre: The Comedy of Errors - Special Screening July 9 & July 12 National Live Theatre: Everyman - Special Screening July 16 & July 19 - The Del Mar




MIDNIGHTS @ THE DEL MAR

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Feb 6 - The Del Mar Robocop Mar 6 - The Del Mar

 


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A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

at The Nick-- January 30th

Set during the winter of 1981 -- statistically one of the most crime-ridden of New York City's history -- A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a drama following the lives of an immigrant and his family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream, while the rampant violence, decay and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Running Time: 125

Rated: R

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"Chastain is killer good, and Isaac is an implosive powerhouse in a film that reflects a world where nothing is held sacred. You watch with nerves clenched, holding on tight" - Rolling Stone.

"A Most Violent Year" presents an honorable man struggling to stay true to his values in the face of temptation. It is also the portrait of a brilliant hustler working a very long con. It's a terrific movie either way." - New York Times

 

 

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TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT-- January 30th

at The Nick

Sandra (Marion Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. Now, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority of their votes before time runs out. With TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT, the Dardennes have turned a relevant social inquiry into a powerful statement on community solidarity, once again delivering a film that is simple on the surface but alive with both compassion and wisdom.

Running Time: 95

Rated: PG-13

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"Cotillard is magnificent, her luminous eyes reflecting a soul in crisis. The Dardenne brothers have created a film for its time, bristling with peril and alive to every flicker of human decency."  - Rolling Stone.

 

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THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS PROGRAM-- January 30th

 

The Nickelodeon Theatres is screening once again the wildly popular OSCAR® Nominated Short Film program (Live Action & Animation).

The OSCAR® Nominated Short Films has met enthusiastic audiences ever since its launch 8 years ago giving people around the world an opportunity to see the nominated films prior to the OSCAR® Awards ceremony.

For the tenth consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, Animated and Live Action opening on Jan. 30th.

ANIMATED PROGRAM: 77 minutes
Me and My Moulton (Torill Kove) – 14 minutes/Canada/English
Feast (Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed) – 6 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue
The Bigger Picture (Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees) – 7 minutes/UK/English
A Single Life (Marieke Blaauw, Joris Oprins, Job Roggeveen) – 2 minutes/The Netherlands/Non-dialogue
The Dam Keeper (Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi) – 18 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue


ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS:
Sweet Cocoon – 6 minutes/France/Non-dialogue (A caterpillar about to undergo her metamorphosis finds her cocoon is much too small to squeeze into. Two helpful insects come to her aid.)


Footprints – 4 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue (A gullible man goes on a quest to find a mysterious, destructive monster, only to arrive at a surprising revelation. Directed by Bill Plympton.)


Duet – 4 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue (Animated in its entirety and directed by Glen Keane, DUET tells the story of Mia and Tosh and how their individual paths in life weave together to create an inspired duet.)


Bus Story – 11 minutes/Canada/English (Our protagonist dreams of becoming a bus driver in order to cruise down quiet country lanes and connect with nature, her young charges and their parents. But her idyllic view of her new job is sorely tested after she meets her surly boss, named Killer, and discovers that winding roads can prove treacherous in winter, especially with a faulty clutch.)



LIVE ACTION: 117 minutes
Parvaneh (Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger) – 25 minutes/Switzerland/Dari and Swiss German
Boogaloo and Graham (Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney) – 14 minutes/UK/English
Aya (Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis) – 39 minutes/Israel and France/English, Hebrew, Danish
The Phone Call (Mat Kirkby and James Lucas) – 21 minutes/UK/English
Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak) (Hu Wei and Julien Féret) – 15 minutes/France and China/Tibetan

 

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Running Time: 219

Rated: NR

 

 

 

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BLACK SEA-- January 30th

A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.

Running Time: 115

Rated: R

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"Old-fashioned storytelling values and zeitgeisty relevance make for a worthy addition to sub-aquatic cinema's nerve-juddering legacy."  - Time Out

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MOMMY-- February 6th

at The Nick

A feisty widowed single mom finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her unpredictable 15-year-old ADHD son. As they struggle to make ends meet, Kyla, the peculiar new neighbor across the street, offers her help. Together, they find a new sense of balance, and hope is regained.

Running Time: 140

Rated: R

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"Dolan's fifth feature feels like a strong step forward, striking his most considered balance yet between style and substance, drama-queen posturing and real heartfelt depth." - The Hollywood Reporter

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STILL ALICE-- February 13th

Starring 2015 Golden Globe winner Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Juliane Moore for STILL ALICE.

Co-starring Alec Baldwin and Kristen Stewart.

 

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring.

Running Time: 199

Rated: PG-13

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"Thanks to this brave and gutsy actress' overwhelming candor and sincerity, you go away feeling educated, enlightened and more compassionate than you can possibly imagine."  - New York Observer

 

 

"The rare film possessed with the courage required to shine a light into that abyss knowing full well that down is the only way out." - Time out New York

 

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SONG OF THE SEA-- February 13th

at The Nick

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated "The Secret of Kells" comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, "Song of the Sea" tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their past. Pursued by the owl witch, Macha, and a host of ancient and mystical creatures, Saoirse and Ben race against time to awaken Saoirse’s powers and keep the spirit world from disappearing forever. As enthralling for adults as for children young and old, "Song of the Sea" is a wonder of magical storytelling and visual splendor that is destined to become a classic.

"Song of the Sea" features the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt and Jon Kenny. Music is by composer Bruno Coulais and Irish band Kíla, both of whom previously collaborated on "The Secret of Kells."

 

Running Time: 93

Rated: PG

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"SONG OF THE SEA is a wonder to behold. This visually stunning animation masterwork, steeped in Irish myth, folklore and legend, so adroitly mixes the magical and the everyday that to watch it is to be wholly immersed in an enchanted world." - Los Angeles Times

 

 

 

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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY-- February 12th Advance Screenings and opens on February 13th

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon. Since its release, the "Fifty Shades" trilogy has been translated into 51 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever. E.L. James' kinky best-seller gets the big screen treatment with this Universal Pictures/Focus Features co-production. The steamy tale details a masochistic relationship between a college student and a businessman, whose desires for extreme intimacy pen from secrets in his past

Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who have become iconic to millions of readers, are Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson. ​

 

Running Time: 111

Rated: R

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Tickets available Now online click on show times below to purchase

Advance Screening - Thursday, Feb 12 @ 8pm & 8:30pm

and

2/13 - 2/19: (11:00am), (12:00), (1:40), (2:40), (4:20), (5:20), 7:00, 8:00, 9:35

 

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MCFARLAND, USA-- Advance Screening Feb. 19th + opening

February 20th at The Del Mar & Aptos Cinemas

Starring Kevin Costner and Maria Bello

MCFARLAND, USA is a Disney live-action sports drama film. Based on a true story of a Latin high school track team from McFarland, California. The film stars Kevin Costner as Jim White, the school's coach who lead the team through a number of 1980s social issues to win a championship.

 

Running Time: 129

Rated: PG

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RED ARMY-- February 20th

 

From Oscar nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Russia, the film examines how sport mirrors social and cultural movements and parallels the rise and fall of the Red Army team with the Soviet Union. RED ARMY is an inspiring story about the Cold War played out on the ice rink, and a man who stood up to a powerful system and paved the way for change for generations of Russians.

 

Running Time: 85

Rated: PG

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ANITA -- February 22th and February 23rd at The Nick

Against a backdrop of sex, politics and race, Academy Award winning filmmaker Freida Mock's ANITA reveals the intimate story of Anita Hill, a woman who dared to speak the truth. This powerful documentary traces Ms. Hill's life from her early years through her legacy today, offering fascinating insight into her experiences testifying before the Senate just over 22 years ago in the weekend of shocking television that made her a household name and smashed the door open on the issues of sexual harassment and gender equality.

Running Time: 77

Rated: NR

Sunday, February 22nd at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

Monday, February 23rd at 7:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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STRATFORD FESTIVAL presents

KING LEAR -- February 25th and March 1st at The Del Mar

The Stratford Festival presents an HD live capture of their production of KING LEAR.

KING LEAR is directed by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino and starring Colm Feore.

An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king – and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.

Running Time: 173

Rated: NR

Wednesday, February 25th at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

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Globe on Screen presents

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI -- February 26th and March 22nd

at The Del Mar

The widowed Duchess of Malfi longs to marry her lover, the steward Antonio. But her rancorous brothers, Ferdinand and the Cardinal, are implacably opposed to the match. When their spy, Bosola, discovers that the Duchess has secretly married and carries Antonio’s child, they exact a terrible and horrific revenge.

First performed by the King’s Men – Shakespeare’s own company – ‘privately at the Blackfriars and publicly at the Globe’, The Duchess of Malfi is a thrilling combination of brilliant coups de théâtre, horrific set-pieces and vivid characters – notably the tragic Duchess and the subtly villainous Bosola – all lit by Webster’s obsessional imagination. This most intimate Jacobean tragedy is the ideal curtain-raiser for our first season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

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Running Time: 170

Rated: NR

Thursday, February 26th at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, March 22nd at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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MAPS TO THE STARS -- February 27th

Starriung Julianne Moore, Robert Pattison, John Cusack and

Mia Wasikowska

With this tale of a secret-filled Hollywood family on the verge of implosion, director David Cronenberg (EASTERN PROMISES, A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE) forges both a wicked social satire and a very human ghost story from our celebrity-obsessed culture. Meet the Weiss family, who are making their way in a sun-soaked Southern California rife with money, dreams, fame, envy, angst, yearning - and relentless hauntings. Stafford Weiss (John Cusack) is a famed TV self-help therapist, whose "Hour of Personal Power" has brought him an A-list celebrity clientele. Meanwhile, Cristina Weiss (Olivia Williams) has her work cut out managing the career of their disaffected child-star son, Benjie (Evan Bird), a fresh graduate of rehab at age 13.

Running Time: 112

Rated: R

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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS -- February 27th

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that's not always hospitable to the undead. Clement and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series "Flight of the Conchords," co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of friends reveal to us or, rather, to the documentary crew that's filming them, the details of their daily - make that nightly - routine. Ranging in age from 183 to 8,000, and in appearance from adorably youthful to Nosferatu-crusty, they squabble over household chores, struggle to keep up with the latest trends in technology and fashion, antagonize the local werewolves, cruise clubs for lovely ladies, and deal with the rigors of living on a very, very strict diet. The film stars Rhys Darby, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Rutherford, and Jackie Van Beek, and was produced by Waititi, Chelsea Winstanley and Emanuel Michael.

Running Time: 86

Rated: NR

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LEVIATHAN -- March 6th

2015 Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film &

2015 Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

The latest drama from Andrey Zvyagintsev, the acclaimed director of The Return (Venice Film Festival Golden Lion winner). Kolya (Alexeï Serebriakov) lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya (Elena Liadova) and his son Roma (Sergueï Pokhodaev) from a previous marriage. The town's corrupt mayor Vadim Shelevyat (Roman Madianov) is determined to take away his business, his house, as well as his land. First the Mayor tries buying off Kolya, but Kolya unflinchingly fights as hard as he can so as not to lose everything he owns including the beauty that has surrounded him from the day he was born. Facing resistance, the mayor starts being more aggressive.....

 

Running Time: 140

Rated: R

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"LEVIATHAN – a compellingly told, stunningly shot drama" and "A New Russian Masterpiece" - The Guardian

"A grave and beautiful drama, at once intimate and enormous."     - The New York Times

 

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Royal Shakespeare Company presents

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST -- March 5th and March 8th

at The Del Mar

Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their idealistic pledge than the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive, presenting the men with a severe test of their high-minded resolve.

Shakespeare's sparkling comedy delights in championing and then unravelling an unrealistic vow, and mischievously suggesting that the study of the opposite sex is in fact the highest of all academic endeavours. Only at the end of the play is the merriment curtailed as the lovers agree to submit to a period apart, unaware that the world around them is about to be utterly transformed by the war to end all wars.

Christopher Luscombe directs one acting company in both Love's Labour's Lost and Love's Labour's Won (usually known as Much Ado About Nothing). Christopher's directing credits include The Comedy of Errors and The Merry Wives of Windsor for Shakespeare's Globe as well as The Madness of George III and Spamalot in the West End.

Running Time: 135 + 20 min. interval

Rated: NR

Thursday, March 5th at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

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National Theatre Live presents

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS -- March 12th and March 15th at The Del Mar

India is surging with global ambition. But beyond the luxury hotels surrounding Mumbai airport lies a makeshift slum, full of people with plans of their own. Zehrunisa and her son Abdul aim to recycle enough rubbish to fund a proper house. Sunil, twelve and stunted, wants to eat until he’s as tall as Kalu the thief. Asha seeks to steal government anti-poverty funds to turn herself into a ‘first-class person’, while her daughter Manju intends to become the slum’s first female graduate.

But their schemes are fragile; global recession threatens the garbage trade, and another slum-dweller is about to make an accusation that will destroy herself and shatter the neighbourhood.

 

Running Time: 160 including interval

Rated: NR

Thursday, March 12th at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

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'71 -- March 13th

A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, the raw recruit must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorientating, alien and deadly landscape.

Running Time: 100

Rated: R

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WILD TALES -- March 13th

Inequality, injustice and the demands of the world we live in cause stress and depression for many people. Some of them, however, explode. This is a movie about those people. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters of WILD TALES cross the thin line that divides civilization and barbarism. A lover's betrayal, a return to the repressed past and the violence woven into everyday encounters drive the characters to madness as they cede to the undeniable pleasure of losing control.

 

Running Time: 115

Rated: R

 

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"Smart, tart, beautifully performed mini-epics of grievance escalating to a kind of sanctified madness"     - Time

 

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Young Vic Live presents

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE -- March 26th and March 29th

at The Del Mar

A View from the Bridge transfers to the West End for a strictly limited season, with a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game, Before I Go To Sleep). Don’t miss this "magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold" production which sold out even before it opened at the Young Vic last spring.

The great Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale. In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price. Eddie’s jealous mistrust exposes a deep, unspeakable secret – one that drives him to commit the ultimate betrayal. The visionary Ivo van Hove directs this stunning production of Miller’s tragic masterpiece, ahead of his adaptation of Antigone with Juliette Binoche at the Barbican.

 

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

Thursday, March 26th at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, March 29th at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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★★★★★
"One of the most powerful Miller productions I have ever seen" - The Telegraph

 

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MERCHANTS OF DOUBT -- March 27th

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, MERCHANTS OF DOUBT takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities - yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change.

 

Running Time: 96

Rated: PG-13

 

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Globe on Screen presents

TITUS ANDRONICUS -- April 2nd and May 31st at The Del Mar

Experience the Globe on Screen production of TITUS ANDRONICUS captured in high definition. Returning to Rome from a war against the Goths, the general Titus Andronicus brings with him the queen Tamora and her three sons as prisoners of war. Titus' sacrifice of Tamora's eldest son to appease the ghosts of his 21 dead sons, and his decision to refuse to accept the title of emperor, initiates a terrible cycle of mutilation, rape and murder, At the centre of the nightmare moves the self-delighting Aaron.

Spectacularly, even grotesquely violent and daringly experimental, Titus was the smash hit of Shakepeare's early career, and is written with a ghoulish energy he was never to repeat elsewhere.

 

Running Time: 185

Rated: NR

 

Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, May 31 at 11:00am

 

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Royal Shakespeare Company presents

LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON -- April 9th and April 12th

at The Del Mar

Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own altogether more combative courtship.

Shakespeare's comic romance plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party, as youthful passions run riot, lovers are deceived and happiness is threatened – before peace ultimately wins out.

Christopher Luscombe directs the second of Shakespeare's matching pair of comedies that rejoice in our capacity to find love in the most unlikely places. Better known as Much Ado About Nothing, the play is performed under the title Love's Labour's Won, a name possibly attributed to it during Shakespeare's lifetime.

Running Time: 140 + 20 min. interval

Rated: NR

Thursday, April 9th at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

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A LITTLE CHAOS -- April 10th

at The Nick

Alan Rickman directs the historical drama A LITTLE CHAOS, casting Kate Winslet in the lead role of Madame de Barra, a gifted gardener and landscaper who is hired by royal gardener Andre Le Notre (Matthias Schoenaerts) to design a section of the elaborate landscaping to be constructed at the palace of Versailles for Louis XIV (Rickman). The controlling Le Notre begins to fall for the free-spirited de Barra, but standing in his way is the troubled relationship he has with his jealous, unfaithful wife (Helen McCrory).

Running Time: 116

Rated: NR

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National Theatre Live presents

THE HARD PROBLEM -- April 16 and April 19

at The Del Mar

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors).

Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brainscience institute, is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work, where psychology and biology meet. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness? This is ‘the hard problem’ which puts Hilary at odds with her colleagues who include her first mentor Spike, her boss Leo and the billionaire founder of the institute, Jerry. Is the day coming when the computer and the fMRI scanner will answer all the questions psychology can ask? Meanwhile Hilary needs a miracle, and she is prepared to pray for one.

Running Time: 180

Rated: NR

Thursday, April 16th at 7:30pm -BUY TICKETS HERE

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MONKEY KINGDOM -- April 17 at The Del Mar & Aptos Cinemas

Life is an adventure for Maya, the clever and resourceful blonde-bobbed monkey in MONKEY KINGDOM, Disneynature’s new feature film set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya’s world is forever changed when she welcomes her son, Kip, into her complicated extended family. Like all families, Maya’s has more than its share of colorful personalities—and she’s determined to give her son a leg up on the social ladder.

 

Running Time: TBD

Rated: NR

 

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STRATFORD FESTIVAL presents

KING JOHN -- April 23 and April 26 at The Del Mar

War is the inevitable result when the King of France demands that John relinquish his crown in favour of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur. Excommunication, attempted atrocity, rebellion and assassination all contribute to a political and personal turmoil that finds devastating expression in an anguished mother’s grief for her son. KING JOHN by William Shakespeare and directed by Tom Carroll.

 

Running Time: 171 including interval

Rated: NR

"Truly electric...the political machinations are delicious!"

- Toronto Star

"Grabs and holds attention"
"an impressive and compelling production"
- Broadway World

Thursday, April 23 at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, April 26 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

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National Theatre Live presents

MAN AND SUPERMAN -- May 14 and May 17

at The Del Mar

Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.

Jack Tanner, celebrated radical thinker and rich bachelor, seems an unlikely choice as guardian to the alluring heiress, Ann. But she takes it in her assured stride and, despite the love of a poet, she decides to marry and tame this dazzling revolutionary.

Tanner, appalled by the whiff of domesticity, is tipped off by his chauffeur and flees to Spain, where he is captured by bandits and meets The Devil. An extraordinary dream-debate, heaven versus hell, ensues. Following in hot pursuit, Ann is there when Tanner awakes, as fierce in her certainty as he is in his.

A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live.

Running Time: 240

Rated: NR

 

Thursday, May 14 at 7:30pm

Sunday, May 17at 11:00am

 

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STRATFORD FESTIVAL presents

ANTONY & CLEOPATRA -- May 21 and May 24 at The Del Mar

William Shakespeare's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at Stratford Festival's Tom Patterson Theatre stars Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh as the famed Roman General and Queen of Egypt, respectively. Directed by Gary Griffin, and featuring many stellar performances, Shakespeare's perspective of this historic relationship is brought to life.

 

Reason and judgement prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen of Egypt. Surrendering everything to their desires, they open the floodgates to a civil conflict that will shake the very foundations of their world.

Running Time: 171

Rated: NR

Thursday, May 21 at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, May 24 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

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Globe on Screen presents

JULIUS CAESAR-- May 28th and June 7th at The Del Mar

A unique opportunity to see two of this summer’s Globe productions transported to our beautiful indoor candlelit Playhouse. Experience this exciting production in this intimate setting.

When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars a virtual dictator, Brutus and his republican friends resolve that his ambition must be curbed – which in Rome can mean only one thing: the great general must be assassinated. But once the deed is done, the idealistic conspirators must reckon with the forces of a new power bloc, led by Mark Antony and Caesar’s nephew Octavius. When their armies close at Philippi, will Caesar’s ghost be avenged?

Opposing dictatorship and republicanism, private virtue and mob violence, Shakespeare’s tense drama of high politics reveals the emotional currents that flow between men in power.

 

Running Time: 180 including interval

Rated: NR

Thursday, May 28 at 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

Sunday, June 7 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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National Theatre Live presents

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS-- July 9th and July 12th at The Del Mar

Two sets of twins separated at birth collide in the same city without meeting for one crazy day, as multiple mistaken identities lead to confusion on a grand scale. And for no one more so than Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant Dromio who, in search of their brothers, arrive in a land entirely foreign to their distant home. A buzzing metropolis, to the outsiders it appears a place of wonderment and terror, where baffling gifts and unexplained hostilities abound.

Am I in earth, in heaven, or in hell? Sleeping or waking? mad or well advised? Known unto these, and to myself disguised!

Consistently recognised by strangers, the visitors question their very selves as the turmoil escalates. Meanwhile, Aegeon, father to the Antipholus twins, has been captured searching for his sons and, as an illegal immigrant, is sentenced to death at sunset.

Running Time: 140 including interval

Rated: NR

Thursday, July 9 at 7:30pm

Sunday, July 12 at 11:00am

 

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National Theatre Live presents

EVERYMAN-- July 16th and July 19th at The Del Mar

BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road).

Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to speak in his defence. But Death is close behind, and time is running out.

One of the great primal, spiritual myths, Everyman asks whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives. A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, it now explodes onto the stage in a startling production with words by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, and movement by Javier De Frutos.

 

Running Time: TBD

Rated: NR

Thursday, July 16 at 7:30pm

Sunday, July 19 at 11:00am

 

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MIDNIGHTS @ THE DEL MAR


Midnights at The Del Mar presents

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW-- Feb 6th & Feb 7th

This low-budget freak show/cult classic/cultural institution concerns the misadventures of Brad Majors (Barry Bostwick) and Janet Weiss (Susan Sarandon) inside a strange mansion that they come across on a rainy night. After the wholesome pair profess their love through an opening song, their car breaks down in the woods, and they seek refuge in a towering castle nearby. Greeting them at the door is a ghoulish butler named Riff Raff (Richard O'Brien), who introduces them to a bacchanalian collection of partygoers dressed in outfits from some sort of interplanetary thrift shop. The host of this gathering is a transvestite clad in lingerie, Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry), a mad scientist who claims to be from another planet. With assistants Columbia (Nell Campbell) and Magenta (Patricia Quinn) looking on, Frank unveils his latest creation -- a figure wrapped in gauze and submerged in a tank full of liquid.

 

Running Time: 110

Rated: R

Friday, Feb 6 at 12:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

Saturday, Feb 7 at 12:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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Midnights at The Del Mar presents

ROBOCOP-- March 6th

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years - and it's meant billions for OmniCorp's bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) - a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit - is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice.

Running Time: 117

Rated: PG-13

Friday, March 6 at 12:00am

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