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Showtimes through Wednesday, December 24th 2014

 


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THE NICK
210 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz

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***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

Reveals two polar worlds - the natural and the human - that are fascinating and unfamiliar. - NPR

ONE WEEK ONLY!

Daily: (1:00pm), 7:20

***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

"One of the smartest and most effective horror films in years."

- NY Daily News

ONE WEEK ONLY!

Daily: (5:20pm), 9:30

***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

ONE WEEK ONLY!

Daily: (3:00pm), 9:50

Starring Academy Award Winners Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones & Meryl Streep

Daily: (1:30pm), (4:10), 6:45, 9:20

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12/19 -12/24: (1:20pm), 6:20*

*No 6:20pm show on Wed 12/24

*7 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS*

"A triumph on every creative level, from casting to execution"

-Variety

Daily: (1:45pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:40

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12/19 -12/24: (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00*, 9:40*

+ Sat, Sun (11:10am)

*No 7:00pm & 9:40pm show on Wed 12/24

J.K. Simmons BEST ACTOR

GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION

"Quite simply, one of the year's best films."  -Toronto Star

Daily: (2:40pm), 7:30

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12/19 -12/24: (4:00pm), 9:00*

*No 9:00pm show on Wed 12/24

***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

JON STEWART'S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT

Once Daily: (5:00pm)

*****OPENS FRIDAY 12/19*****

3 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS including BEST DRAMA

Starring Tatum Channing, Steve Carrell and Mark Ruffalo

12/19 -12/24: (12:50pm), (1:50), (3:40), (4:40), 6:30, 7:30, 9:20* + Sat, Sun (11:00am)

*No 9:20pm show on Wed 12/24

No passes

****COMING SOON****

5 Golden Globe Nominations including BEST DRAMA

ADVANCE SCREENING

Wed 12/24 @ 7:00pm

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OPENING ON THURSDAY 12/25

12/25 -1/1/15: (11:30am), (2:00), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30

No passes

****COMING SOON****

Directed by Tim Burton - Starring Christoph Waltz & Amy Adams

ADVANCE SCREENING

Wed 12/24 @ 7:10pm

No passes

DEL MAR THEATRE
1124 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz

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"WILD is an accomplished movie, and often a beautiful and moving one." - Washington Post

Daily: (1:40pm), (3:30), (4:20),

7:00, 8:40, 9:30

No passes

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12/19 -12/24: (1:40pm), (3:30), (4:20), 6:00, 7:00, 8:30*, 9:30* + Sat, Sun (12:40pm)

*No 8:30pm & 9:30pm show on Wed 12/24

No passes

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12/25 -1/1/15: (11:20am), (2:00), (4:40),

7:15, 9:45

*4 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS

including BEST DRAMA*

The Extraordinary Story of

Jane and Stephen Hawking

Daily: (1:50pm), (4:30), 6:00, 7:10, 9:45

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12/19 -12/24: (1:50pm), (4:30), 7:10*, 9:45*

+ Sat, Sun (11:10am)

*No 7:10pm & 9:45pm show on Wed 12/24

The Del Mar Theatre hosts The Downtown Association Santa Cruz

FREE FAMILY MOVIE

Sat 12/20 @ 10:00am

Sun 12/21 @10:00am

First come, first serve.

Donation canned food suggested for Second Harvest Food Bank

Midnights at The Del Mar presents

BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT

Fri 12/19 @ 12:00am Midnight

Fri 12/20 @ 12:00am Midnight

Golden Globe Nominated

ADVANCE SCREENING

INTO THE WOODS

WED 12/24 @ 7:00pm

No passes

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OPENS ON THURSDAY 12/25

12/25 -1/1/15: (11:00am), (1:40), (4:20),

7:00, 9:40

No passes

APTOS CINEMAS
122 Rancho Del Mar. Aptos

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*4 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS

including BEST DRAMA*

The Extraordinary Story of

Jane and Stephen Hawking

Daily: (1:10pm), (3:50), 6:30, 9:10

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12/19 -12/24: (1:10pm), (3:50), 6:30*

+ Fri, Sat 9:10pm

*No 6:30pm show on Wed 12/24

Daily: (12:50pm), (3:30), 6:15, 8:50

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12/19 -12/24: (12:50pm), (3:30), 6:15*

+ Fri, Sat 8:50pm

*No 6:15pm show on Wed 12/24

****COMING SOON****

Golden Globe Nominated

ADVANCE SCREENING

Wed 12/24 @ 7:00pm

No passes

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OPENING ON THURSDAY 12/25

12/25 -1/1/15: (11:00am), (1:40), (4:20), 7:00, 9:30

No passes

****COMING SOON****

Directed by Angelina Jolie & Written by Joel & Ethan Coen

ADVANCE SCREENING

Wed 12/24 @ 7:00pm

No passes

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OPENING ON THURSDAY 12/25

12/25 -1/1/15: (12:30pm), (3:30), 6:30, 9:20

No passes

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WILD

 

Starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon and Golden Globe nominated for Best Actress.

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone. WILD powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her.

 

Running Time: 115

Rated: R

 

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Cheryl Strayed Talks About ‘Wild,’ a Memoir of Hiking and Grief - New York Times

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Daily: (1:40pm), (3:30), (4:20),

7:00, 8:40, 9:30

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12/19 -12/24: (1:40pm), (3:30), (4:20), 6:00, 7:00, 8:30*, 9:30* + Sat, Sun (12:40pm)

*No 8:30pm & 9:30pm show on Wed 12/24

No passes

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12/25 -1/1/15: (11:20am), (2:00), (4:40),

7:15, 9:45

 

 

 

 

 




THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

 

*4 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS

including BEST DRAMA*

 

Academy Award winner James Marsh ("Man on Wire") helms the romantic drama starring Eddie Redmayne (of the blockbuster "Les Misérables") as theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, world-famous as the author of A Brief History of Time, opposite Gotham Independent Film Award winner Felicity Jones ("Like Crazy"). The movie explores the excitement of the 1960s for Stephen as he studies at Cambridge University. At the dawn of a brilliant life's work, he falls passionately in love with arts student Jane Wilde. Their relationship leads him through personal and scientific challenges and breakthroughs and as his world opens up he opens up the entire world to new ways of seeing. Jane's memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen inspired the new film.

 

Running Time:123

Rated: PG-13

 

 

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Daily: (1:50pm), (4:30), 6:00, 7:10, 9:45

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12/19 -12/24: (1:50pm), (4:30), 7:10*, 9:45*

+ Sat, Sun (11:10am)

*No 7:10pm & 9:45pm show on Wed 12/24

 

 

 

"The Theory of Everything" is not afraid to reveal honest, intimate and emotionally painful moments in this couple's relationship. We witness two characters who are heroic but human as they struggle to get to heart in the center of their own universes."

- San Jose Mercury News

 

 

"Stephen Hawking, a genius challenged by a progressive neurological disease, is a role that demands miracles of an actor. And Eddie Redmayne, in a landmark performance, delivers them."

- Rolling Stone

 

 




MARY POPPINS

FREE FAMILY MOVIE SPECIAL EVENT

DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION SANTA CRUZ

 

Saturday, December 20 @ 10:00 am

Sunday, December 21st @ 10:00 am


This holiday season The Del Mar Theatre sponsors the Downtown Association Santa Cruz Free Family Movie.

Please bring a donation (non-perishable food item) for the Second Harvest Food Bank. First come, first serve.

This Disney film, based on the books by P. L. Travers, tells the story of the relationship between Edwardian-era British banker Mr. Banks and his two "impossible" children. When Mr. Banks hires the mysterious and magical Mary Poppins as the children's new nanny, she immediately endears herself to the kids.

 

Running Time: 139

Rated: G

Saturday, December 20th at 10:00am

Sunday, December 21st at 10:00am

DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ ASSOCIATION WEBSITE

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Sat 12/20 @ 10:00am

Sun 12/21 @10:00am

 

 

 




Midnights at the Del Mar presents

BLADE RUNNER THE FINAL CUT

Visually spectacular, intensely action-packed and powerfully prophetic since its debut, Blade Runner returns in Ridley Scott's definitive Final Cut, including extended scenes and never-before-seen special effects. In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine-yet-vulnerable presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants - and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul. This incredible version features the definitive Final Cut of Ridley Scott's legendary Sci-Fi classic.

 

Running Time: 117

Rated: R

 

FRIDAY 12/19 at 12:00am MIDNIGHT - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

SATURDAY 12/20 at 12:00am MIDNIGHT - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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Fri 12/19 @ 12:00am Midnight

Fri 12/20 @ 12:00am Midnight

 

 

 




INTO THE WOODS

 

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR BEST COMEDY*

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR

  BEST ACTRESS Emily Blunt*

 

Starring Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt and Jake Gyllenhaal

"Into the Woods" is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them.

Running Time: 125

Rated: PG

 

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ADVANCE SCREENING

WED 12/24 @ 7:00pm

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OPENS ON THURSDAY 12/25

12/25 -1/1/15: (11:00am), (1:40), (4:20),

7:00, 9:40

No passes

 

 

INTO THE WOODS Opening Weekend

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ANTARTICA: A YEAR ON ICE

 

ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE is a visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there year-round. The research stations scattered throughout the continent host a close-knit international population of scientists, technicians and craftsmen. Isolated from the rest of the world, enduring months of unending darkness followed by periods when the sun never sets, Antarctic residents experience firsthand the beauty and brutality of the most severe environment on Earth. Capturing epic battles against hellacious storms, quiet reveries of nature's grandeur, and everyday moments of work and laughter, this unique documentary shows a steadfast community thriving in a land few humans have experienced. Using specially modified cameras and spectacular time-lapse photography, filmmaker Anthony Powell captures the splendor of the region like no film before. ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE gives testament to the planet's natural wonders, humanity's thirst for adventure, and the emotional extremes that accompany a year within the last pristine wilderness on the planet.

 

Running Time: 92

Rated: PG

 

 "Antarctica" is successful because it operates on two complementary levels, the epic visuals whose grandeur can stagger you and the small-scale personal stories of the people who live and work down there."  - Los Angeles Times

 

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***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

Daily: (1:00pm), 7:20

 

 




THE BABADOOK

 

 

Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her 'out of control' 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel's dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called 'The Babadook' turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he's been dreaming about. His hallucinations spiral out of control, he becomes more unpredictable and violent. Amelia, genuinely frightened by her son's behaviour, is forced to medicate him. But when Amelia begins to see glimpses of a sinister presence all around her, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may be real.

 

Running Time: 94

Rated: NR

 

"This psychological thriller from gifted first-time filmmaker Jennifer Kent will have you climbing the walls simply by plumbing the violence of the mind. Brace yourself." - Rolling Stone

"I like to imagine watching this chilling Australian horror film with late, great authors Shel Silverstein, Roald Dahl and Edward Gorey - all of whom would have relished its twisted children's storybook at the center of things." - New York Post

 

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***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

Daily: (5:20pm), 9:30

 

 




THE CAPTIVE

A FILM BY ATOM EGOYAN

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Mireille Enos and Rosario Dawson

Matthew steps briefly into a diner and comes out to find that his young daughter Cassandra has vanished without a trace from the back of his truck. Her unsolved abduction destroys Matthew's once-happy relationship with his wife, Tina, who, haunted by mementos of Cassandra that appear mysteriously at her work, suspects her husband of foul play. Years later, when detectives Nicole and Jeffrey discover recent images of Cassandra online, Matthew risks everything to ensure his daughter's safe return-and to save himself and Tina from the limbo of unrelenting despair.

 

Running Time: 113

Rated: R

 

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***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

Daily: (3:00pm), 9:50

 

 




THE HOMESMAN

Starring Academy Awards winners Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones and

Meryl Streep

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones), to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women (Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter) head east, where a waiting minister and his wife (Meryl Streep) have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat.

 

Running Time: 122

Rated: R

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Daily: (1:30pm), (4:10), 6:45, 9:20

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12/19 -12/24: (1:20pm), 6:20*

*No 6:20pm show on Wed 12/24

 

 

 

"The Homesman is a western hard and true, one that probably comes closer to depicting the hardships of frontier life than any number of more conventional oaters." - Toronto Star

 

 

"At a certain point, The Homesman will take you by surprise. By the end ... it will take your heart."

-Philadelphia Inquirer

 

 




BIRDMAN or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

 

*7 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS*

In a thrilling leap forward for director Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman is an ambitious technical showcase powered by a layered story and outstanding performances from Michael Keaton and Edward Norton. This black comedy tells the story of a washed-up actor, famous for portraying an iconic superhero, who struggles to relaunch his career by mounting a Broadway play. In one of the most imaginative, creative, and critically acclaimed films we’ve seen in a long time, Michael Keaton relaunches his own career with an award-worthy performance destined for Oscar attention.

 

Running Time: 119

Rated: R

 

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"A triumph on every creative level, from casting to execution"

- Variety

"Flying High Again: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu on the Making of BIRDMAN"

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Daily: (1:45pm), (4:20), 7:00, 9:40

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12/19 -12/24: (1:40pm), (4:20), 7:00*, 9:40*

+ Sat, Sun (11:10am)

*No 7:00pm & 9:40pm show on Wed 12/24

 

 

 

 

 

7 Golden Globe Nominations

Best Drama

Best Director

Best Screenplay

Best Score

Best Actor - Michael Keaton

Best Supporting Actor - Ed Norton

Best Supporting Actress -

Emma Stone

 

 

 




The Nickelodeon Theatres and Kuumbwa Jazz Center -JAZZ ON FILM presents

WHIPLASH

Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man's life. Andrew's passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability and his sanity.

 

Running Time: 106

Rated: R

 

 "Quite simply, one of the year's best films."  -Toronto Star

 

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12/19 -12/24: (4:00pm), 9:00*

*No 9:00pm show on Wed 12/24

 

J.K. Simmons BEST ACTOR

GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION

 

"Directing with a cool, steady hand that renounces shaky-cam the way Fletcher would denounce rock 'n roll and getting strong performances from his two leads, Chazelle provides a potent metaphor for artistic ambition as both a religion and an addiction."      - Time Magazine

 

 

"The film works, often wonderfully, as a remarkable visualization of jazz music - you feel it and breathe it, just like the musicians - and as a showcase for the two actors at its center."

-Seattle Times

 

 

 


 

 




ROSEWATER

Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut

Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival" written by Maziar Bahari. The film marks the directorial debut of "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and stars Gael García Bernal. Rosewater follows the Tehran-born Bahari, a broadcast journalist with Canadian citizenship. In June 2009, Bahari returned to Iran to interview Mir-Hossein Mousavi, who was the prime challenger to president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. As Mousavi's supporters rose up to protest Ahmadinejad's victory declaration hours before the polls closed, Bahari endured personal risk by sending footage of the street riots to the BBC. Bahari was arrested by police, led by a man identifying himself only as "Rosewater," who tortured and interrogated him over the next 118 days.

Jon Stewart on 16 Years of The Daily Show and His Directorial Debut Rosewater - New York Magazine

READ FULL NEW YORK MAGAZINE ARTICLE HERE

 

ROSEWATER marks the debut of a director whose brains and guts are the equal or the better of his eye and heart" - Film.com

 

Running Time: 103

Rated: NR

 

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***ENDS THURSDAY 12/18***

Once Daily: 5:00pm

 

 

The Reporter as a Hero, Not a Joke. Jon Stewart Tells Maziar Bahari’s Story With ‘Rosewater’

-NY Times

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FOXCATCHER

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR BEST DRAMA*

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR

  BEST ACTOR - Steve Carrell*

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Mark Ruffalo*

 

Starring Tatum Channing, Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave and Sienna Miller

FOXCATCHER is a psychological drama directed by Academy Award nominee Bennett Miller (MONEYBALL) and starring Golden Globe winner Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave and Sienna Miller. The film was written by E. Max Frye and Academy Award nominee Dan Futterman. FOXCATCHER tells the story of Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum), who sees a way out from the shadow of his more celebrated wrestling brother Dave (Ruffalo) and a life of poverty when he is summoned by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont (Carell) to move onto his estate and train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Desperate to gain the respect of his disapproving mother, du Pont begins "coaching" a world-class athletic team and, in the process, lures Mark into dangerous habits, breaks his confidence and drives him into a self-destructive spiral. Based on actual events, FOXCATCHER is a gripping and profoundly American story of fragile men who pinned their hopes for love and redemption on a desperate obsession for greatness that was to end in tragedy.

Running Time: 130

Rated: R

 

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*****OPENS FRIDAY 12/19*****

12/19 -12/24: (12:50pm), (1:50), (3:40), (4:40), 6:30, 7:30, 9:20* + Sat, Sun (11:00am)

*No 9:20pm show on Wed 12/24

No passes

 

 

 




THE IMITATION GAME

*5 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST DRAMA & BEST SCREENPLAY*

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch , Keira Knightley and Allen Leech

In THE IMITATION GAME, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal.

Running Time: 114

Rated: PG-13

 

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*****COMING SOON*****

Advance Screening

Wed 12/24 @ 7:00pm

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OPENING ON THURSDAY 12/25

12/25 -1/1/15: (11:30am), (2:00), (4:30),

7:00, 9:30

No passes

 

 

 

 




BIG EYES

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR

  BEST ACTOR  Christoph Waltz*

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR

  BEST ACTOR Amy Adams*

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR BEST ORIGINAL SONG*

 

The true story of painter Margaret Keane's life in obscurity while her husband gleaned the notoriety for being the face of her work is brought to the screen by Tim Burton and his Ed Wood screenwriters, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz star.

Running Time: 109

Rated: PG-13

 

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*****COMING SOON*****

Advance Screening

Wed 12/24 @ 7:10pm

No passes

BIG EYES opens it's regular schedule on 12/25

Show Times Coming Soon!

 

 

 

 



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THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

 

*BEST DRAMA GOLDEN

GLOBE NOMINATION*

 

Academy Award winner James Marsh ("Man on Wire") helms the romantic drama starring Eddie Redmayne (of the blockbuster "Les Misérables") as theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, world-famous as the author of A Brief History of Time, opposite Gotham Independent Film Award winner Felicity Jones ("Like Crazy"). The movie explores the excitement of the 1960s for Stephen as he studies at Cambridge University. At the dawn of a brilliant life's work, he falls passionately in love with arts student Jane Wilde. Their relationship leads him through personal and scientific challenges and breakthroughs and as his world opens up he opens up the entire world to new ways of seeing. Jane's memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen inspired the new film.

 

Running Time:123

Rated: PG-13

 

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Daily: (1:10pm), (3:50), 6:30, 9:10

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12/19 -12/24: (1:10pm), (3:50), 6:30*

+ Fri, Sat 9:10pm

*No 6:30pm show on Wed 12/24

 

 

 

"The Theory of Everything" is not afraid to reveal honest, intimate and emotionally painful moments in this couple's relationship. We witness two characters who are heroic but human as they struggle to get to heart in the center of their own universes."

- San Jose Mercury News

 

 

"Stephen Hawking, a genius challenged by a progressive neurological disease, is a role that demands miracles of an actor. And Eddie Redmayne, in a landmark performance, delivers them."

- Rolling Stone

 

 




THE HOMESMAN

Starring Academy Awards winners Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones and

Meryl Streep

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones), to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women (Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter) head east, where a waiting minister and his wife (Meryl Streep) have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat.

 

Running Time: 122

Rated: R

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12/19 -12/24: (12:50pm), (3:30), 6:15*

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"The Homesman is a western hard and true, one that probably comes closer to depicting the hardships of frontier life than any number of more conventional oaters." - Toronto Star

 

 

"At a certain point, The Homesman will take you by surprise. By the end ... it will take your heart."

-Philadelphia Inquirer

 

 




INTO THE WOODS

 

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR BEST COMEDY*

*GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATION FOR

  BEST ACTRESS Emily Blunt*

 

Starring Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt and Jake Gyllenhaal

"Into the Woods" is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them.

Running Time: 125

Rated: PG

 

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Wed 12/24 @ 7:00pm

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OPENING ON THURSDAY 12/25

12/25 -1/1/15: (11:00am), (1:40), (4:20),

7:00, 9:30

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UNBROKEN

Directed by Angelina Jolie and written by Joel & Ethan Coen

 

Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie directs and produces Unbroken, an epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini (Jack O'Connell) who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII-only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Adapted from Laura Hillenbrand's ("Seabiscuit: An American Legend") enormously popular book, Unbroken brings to the big screen Zamperini's unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilient power of the human spirit. Starring alongside O'Connell, Gleeson and Wittrock are Garrett Hedlund and John Magaro as fellow POWs who find an unexpected camaraderie during their internment, Alex Russell as Zamperini's brother, Pete, and in his English-language feature debut, Japanese actor Miyavi as the brutal camp guard known only to the men as "The Bird."

 

Running Time: 137

Rated: PG-13

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Wed 12/24 @ 7:00pm

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12/25 -1/1/15: (12:30pm), (3:30),

6:30, 9:20

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