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Marx Brothers Marathon 2019

SAVE THE DATE! We’re busy putting together the program for our New Year’s Day marathon of Marx Brothers classics… stay tuned for more info!
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The Grand Budapest Hotel

Buy Tickets Double Feature with RUSHMORE (6:00) (2014) dir Wes Anderson w/Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel [99 min; DCP] A famed concierge at an exclusive hotel becomes the target of a manhunt when he is framed for murder in Wes Anderson’s impeccably constructed comedy. Ralph Fiennes excellent comedic More »
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Rushmore

Buy Tickets Double Feature with THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (8:00) (1998) dir Wes Anderson w/Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel, Brian Cox [93 min; 35mm] Bill Murray’s debt to Keaton is rarely more evident than in his deadpan delivery during the increasingly over-the-top battle with Jason Schwartzman’s precocious teenager. Buy Tickets: Click a More »
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Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Buy Tickets (2018) dir Christopher McQuarrie w/Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Alec Baldwin [147 min; DCP] Operating at the same breathless pace as FUNNY THING and MAD, MAD WORLD but with far more serious stakes, FALLOUT is the latest installment in one of the most respected action franchises More »
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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

Buy Tickets Double Feature with A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (2:15) (1963) dir Stanley Kramer w/Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Edie Adams, Dorothy Provine, Buster Keaton [159 min; DCP] In this epic shaggy-dog story of a More »
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Buy Tickets Double Feature with IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD (4:30) (1966) dir Richard Lester w/Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Jack Gilford [99 min; 35mm] An utterly insane slapstick musical comedy set in ancient Rome, FUNNY THING features Keaton in a small but key role as a wealthy Roman. Sadly, More »
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Project A 2

Buy Tickets Double Feature with RUMBLE IN THE BRONX (2:45, 7:00) (1987) dir Jackie Chan w/Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Rosamund Kwan, Carina Lau, David Lam [101 min; 35mm] In PROJECT A 2, Jackie plays a colonial era policeman who must contend with pirates, revolutionaries, corrupt officials, gangsters, and even his own squad mates in an More »
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Rumble in the Bronx

Buy Tickets Double Feature with PROJECT A 2 (12:30, 4:45, 9:00) (1995) dir Stanley Tong w/Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Françoise Yip, Bill Tung, Marc Akerstream [87 min; 35mm] Few modern film actors owe a greater debt to Buster Keaton than Jackie Chan. Chan achieved huge fame for his masterful physicality and his fusing of danger More »
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Army of Darkness

Buy Tickets (1992) dir Sam Raimi w/Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz [81 min; 35mm] Though the main comedic touchstones for the Evil Dead movies are the Three Stooges, Bruce Campbell’s unflappable performance seems to be connected to Keaton in his ability to take on increasingly incredible situations – even being attacked by a tiny version of More »
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The Great Buster

Buy Tickets (2018) dir Peter Bogdanovich w/Buster Keaton, Mel Brooks, Bill Hader, Werner Herzog, Nick Kroll [102 min; DCP] This new documentary from filmmaker and cinema historian Peter Bogdanovich covers Keaton’s life through the peaks and valleys of his career, as well as his influence on directors and performers including Mel Brooks, Quentin Tarantino, Werner More »
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