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Little Darlings

Del Mar Summer Camp Film Series

Aug 21 - The Del Mar Sin City: A Dame To Kill For - ADVANCE SCREENING Aug 21 - Aptos Cinemas
Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Aug 22 - Aptos Cinemas What If Aug 22
Calvary Aug 22    
   

Wet Hot American Summer

Del Mar Summer Camp Film Series

Aug 28 - The Del Mar
Life of Crime Aug 29  
NT LIVE: Medea Sept 4 - The Del Mar NT Live: Medea Encore Sept 7 - The Del Mar
    Life After Beth Sept 5
Frank Sept 5 Duran Duran Unstaged Sept 10 - The Del Mar
American Mustang - TUGG Presentation Sept 3 The One I Love Sept 12
Love is Strange Sept 12 The Trip to Italy Sept 12
Tusk Sept 19 The Notebook Sept 19
American Mustang Sept 25 My Old Lady Sept 26
Santa Cruz Surf Film Festival Sept 24 & 25 - The Del Mar

RSC & Picturehouse UK:

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Oct 2 - The Del Mar
The Skeleton Twins Oct 3

PRIDE

Oct 3

Hector and the Search for Happiness

Oct 3

RSC & Picturehouse UK:

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Oct 5 - The Del Mar
NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire Oct 9 - The Del Mar  
One Chance Oct 10 NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire Oct 12 - The Del Mar

NT Live: Frankenstein (Encore)

Miller as the Creature

Oct 16 - The Del Mar

NT Live: Frankenstein (Encore)

Cumberbatch as the Creature

Oct 19 - The Del Mar
NT Live: Skylight Oct 23 - The Del Mar The Rocky Horror Picture Show Oct 24 - The Del Mar
Kill The Messenger Oct 24 - The Del Mar Laggies Oct 24
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Oct 25 - The Del Mar NT Live Skylight Encore Oct 26- The Del Mar

NT Live: Frankenstein (Encore)

Cumberbatch as the Creature

Oct 30 - The Del Mar

NT Live: Frankenstein (Encore)

Miller as the Creature

Nov 2 - The Del Mar
Pelican Dreams Nov 7 The Theory of Everything Nov 21 - The Del Mar
NT Live: JOHN Dec 9 - The Del Mar NT Live: JOHN (Encore) Dec 14 - The Del Mar
NT Live: JOHN (Encore) Dec 18 - The Del Mar    




MIDNIGHTS @ THE DEL MAR

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DEL MAR SUMMER CAMP FILM SERIES presents

LITTLE DARLINGS-- August 21st at The Del Mar

Del Mar Summer Camp geared for adults lines up four CAMP themed films in the month of August.

Every Thursday in August come to the Del Mar and do some arts & crafts while enjoying fine local organic ale from The Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing at 8:30pm then see the camp flick at 9:30pm and earn your merit badge!

Tickets for the LITTLE DARLINGS screening are $5.00

Santa Cruz Brewery pints will be sold in the Mezzanine Arts & Crafts designated area.

Thursday, August 21st: 8:30pm Arts & Crafts

9:30pm film starts - BUY TICKETS HERE

Little Darlings

When it was released in 1980 Little Darlings, a feature vehicle for teenage stars Kristy McNichol and Tatum O'Neal, was considered controversial for its subject matter: McNichol and O'Neal play 15-year-olds who, after being packed off to camp, engage in a duel to see who can lose her virginity first. The picture was rated R, presumably for its frankness in dealing with its subject matter. But what's remarkable about it today isn't how innocent it seems; in fact, it comes off as unusually perceptive. Yet the picture has a kind of off-the-cuff vitality, the sort of thing that you rarely see in contemporary mainstream sexual coming-of-age stories, which are often just too knowing, too self-aware. In Little Darlings, McNichol and O'Neal play young women from different ends of the class spectrum: McNichol's Angel is a tough-talking, T-shirt-wearing, cigarette-smoking wise-cracker who's being raised by a single mom. O'Neal's Ferris comes from an upper-crust family (she arrives to catch the camp bus in a natty Jay Gatsby-like getup), but she's smarting because her mother has just taken off, perhaps permanently. The two take an instant dislike to one another and are all too happy to compete in the challenge laid out by a wily, sexually precocious cabin mate (Krista Errickson): The first of the two to lose her virginity will win $100. Ferris sets her sights on sultry-sweet camp counselor Gary (Armand Assante); Angel puts the moves on a boy attending a neighboring camp, a laconic heartthrob named Randy (played by an oh-so-young Matt Dillon).


Running Time: 97

Rated: R

"Little Darlings Stars Tatum O'Neal and Now Out Cynthia Nixon (Sex in the City) & Kristy McNichol" - Outfest

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APPROVED & APPROPRIATE CAMP PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

8/14 Friday the 13th

8/21 Little Darlings

8/28 Wet Hot American Summer

 

 

 

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ADVANCE SCREENING

SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR-- August 21st

at Aptos Cinemas

Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning "Sin City" graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales, the town's most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more notorious inhabitants. SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR is the follow up to Rodriguez and Miller's 2005 groundbreaking film, FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY.

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

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Thursday, Aug 21 at 9:00pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

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CALVARY -- August 22nd

CALVARY's Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (Kelly Reilly) and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral - and often comic - problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary.

 

Running Time: 100

Rated: R

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WHAT IF -- August 22nd

Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Adam Driver and Zoe Kazan

WHAT IF is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan (Adam Driver) seems to be finding the perfect partner (Mackenzie Davis), Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan) an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall). Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend? The ensemble romantic comedy costars Megan Park and Oona Chaplin.

 

Running Time: 102

Rated: PG-13

 

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SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR-- August 22nd

at Aptos Cinemas

Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning "Sin City" graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales, the town's most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more notorious inhabitants. SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR is the follow up to Rodriguez and Miller's 2005 groundbreaking film, FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY.

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

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DEL MAR SUMMER CAMP FILM SERIES presents

WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER-- August 28th at The Del Mar

Del Mar Summer Camp geared for adults lines up four CAMP themed films in the month of August.

Every Thursday in August come to the Del Mar do and some arts & crafts while enjoying fine local organic ale from The Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing at 8:30pm then see the camp flick at 9:30pm and earn your merit badge!

Tickets for the WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER screening are $5.00

Santa Cruz Brewery pints will be sold in the Mezzanine Arts & Crafts designated area.

Thursday, August 28th: 8:30pm Arts & Crafts

9:30pm film starts - BUY TICKETS HERE

Wet Hot American Summer

 

The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.

 


Running Time: 98

Rated: R

 

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APPROVED & APPROPRIATE CAMP PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

 

8/14 Friday the 13th

8/21 Little Darlings

8/28 Wet Hot American Summer

 

 

 

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LIFE OF CRIME -- August 29th

Starring Jennifer Aniston and John Hawkes

Based on Elmore Leonard's novel "The Switch," LIFE OF CRIME is a dark caper comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Yasiin Bey, Will Forte, Mark Boone Junior, Isla Fisher and Tim Robbins. The wife (JENNIFER ANISTON) of a corrupt real estate developer (TIM ROBBINS) is kidnapped by two common criminals (YASIIN BEY and JOHN HAWKES), who intend to extort him with inside information about his crooked business and off-shore accounts. But the husband decides he'd actually rather not pay the ransom to get back his wife, setting off an unbelievable sequence of double crosses and plot twists that could only come from the mind of Elmore Leonard.

Running Time: 94

Rated: R

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National Theatre Live presents:

MEDEA -- September 4th & September 7th

at The Del Mar

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of Euripides' Greek tragedy MEDEA, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory in the title role. The production will be broadcast live from the National's Olivier Theatre.

Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she's left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one day's grace. It's time enough. She exacts an appalling revenge and destroys everything she holds dear.

 

Running Time: 150

Rate: NR

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 @ 7:30pm -- BUY TICKETS HERE

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 @ 11:00am  (Encore) -- BUY TICKETS HERE

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Screenvision & Phase 4 Films present

DURAN DURAN UNSTAGED -- September 10th

Directed by David Lynch

For one night only Duran Duran took the stage in Los Angeles with a historical performance that included some of the most celebrated guests in music history.

The band performs 18 songs, including “Hungry Like the Wolf”, “A View to Kill”, “Ordinary World” and “Rio.” Also appearing are Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance, The Gossip’s Beth Ditto, Mark Ronson and Kelis.

Directed with a kinetic visual intensity that makes it easily recognizable as a David Lynch creation, DURAN DURAN: UNSTAGED is quite unlike any concert-doc experience ever put on screen. DURAN DURAN: UNSTAGED is a dream collaboration that presents the band’s energy and Lynch’s playful interventions on the grand scale they so uniquely merit.

 

Running Time: 121

Rate: NR

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 @ 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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AMERICAN MUSTANG -- September 3rd at The Nick

7:30pm

presented by TUGG

Tugg is a web-platform that lets YOU bring the movies you want to your local theater. Tugg screenings can only happen if a minimum number of people reserve tickets before a screening request expires. Once the reserve is met, you will receive a notification that the event has been confirmed and your tickets will be emailed to you.

More Info. on Tugg HERE

 

AMERICAN MUSTANG

In an artful blend of exquisite nature documentary and character-driven narrative, the majestic wild horses of the American West are revealed in stereoscopic 3D as never before. 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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Wednesday, September 3rd at 7:30pm

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LIFE AFTER BETH--September 5th

Starring Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Paul Reiser

Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she miraculously comes back to life, Zach takes full advantage of the opportunity to experience all the things he regretted not doing when she was alive. However, the newly returned Beth isn’t quite the way he remembered her, and before long, Zach’s world takes a turn for the worse.

Imitating what Dr. Frankenstein did with his monster, writer/director Jeff Baena assembles disparate parts of his film into a new whole and jolts fresh life into it. By fusing elements of a young love story and a zombie movie, he concocts a wickedly funny and shockingly poignant film. With its killer soundtrack and all-star cast, including Aubrey Plaza, whose distinctive delivery has never been used to greater effect, and Dane DeHaan, who perfectly embodies the suffering of a young man with a broken heart and a rotting girlfriend, Life After Beth will leave you dying to see it again.

 

Running Time: 91

Rated: R

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FRANK--September 5th

Starring Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domhnall Gleeson

Acclaimed Irish director Lenny Abrahamson follows up his award-winning films Adam & Paul, Garage, and What Richard Did with an offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank (Michael Fassbender), a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying bandmate Clara (Maggie Gyllenhaal).

 

Running Time: 95

Rated: R

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THE ONE I LOVE--September 12th

The highly anticipated debut feature from acclaimed author Charlie McDowell, THE ONE I LOVE is an original tale that continues to showcase McDowell's keen observations of human relationships with a distinct and comedic voice. THE ONE I LOVE, written by Justin Lader, was produced by Mel Eslyn and executive produced by Mark Duplass who stars opposite Elisabeth Moss. On the brink of separation, Ethan (Duplass) and Sophie (Moss) escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future.

Running Time: 91

Rated: R

 

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LOVE IS STRANGE--September 12th

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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THE TRIP TO ITALY--September 12th

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.

Running Time: 115

Rated: NR

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TUSK--September 19th

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: TBD

Rated: R

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THE NOTEBOOK--September 19th

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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AMERICAN MUSTANG-- September 25th at The Nick

6:30pm

presented by TUGG

Tugg is a web-platform that lets YOU bring the movies you want to your local theater. Tugg screenings can only happen if a minimum number of people reserve tickets before a screening request expires. Once the reserve is met, you will receive a notification that the event has been confirmed and your tickets will be emailed to you.

More Info. on Tugg HERE

 

AMERICAN MUSTANG

In an artful blend of exquisite nature documentary and character-driven narrative, the majestic wild horses of the American West are revealed in stereoscopic 3D as never before. 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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Wednesday, September 3rd at 7:30pm

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SANTA CRUZ SURF FILM FESTIVAL -- September 24th & September 25th

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

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MY OLD LADY--September 26th

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 SKELETON TWINS-- October 3rd

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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PRIDE-- October 3rd

PRIDE is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It's the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers' families. Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person. As the strike drags on, the two groups discover that standing together makes for the strongest union of all.

 

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

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HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS-- October 3rd

Hector (Simon Pegg) is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara (Rosamund Pike), he feels like a fraud: he hasn't really tasted life, and yet he's offering advice to patients who are just not getting any happier. So Hector decides to break out of his deluded and routine driven life. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. And so begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results. Based on the world-wide best-selling novel of the same name, Hector and the Search for Happiness is a rich, exhilarating, and hilarious tale from director Peter Chelsom, starring Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, Rosamund Pike, Stellan Skarsgard, Jean Reno and Christopher Plummer.

 

Running Time: 120

Rated: R

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Royal Shakespeare Company & Picturehouse UK present

TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at The Del Mar Theatre-- October 2nd at 7:30pm & October 5th at 11:30am

 

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. S
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.

 

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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National Theatre Live presents:

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Encore)-- October 9th and 12th

at The Del Mar

The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire encore performance from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations, Three Sisters at the Young Vic) as Stella.

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski. Visionary director Benedict Andrews returns to the Young Vic following his Critics’ Circle Award-winning Three Sisters.

 

Running Time: 180

Rate: NR

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9 @ 7:30pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12 @ 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

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ONE CHANCE -- October 10

From the director of The Devil Wears Prada, ONE CHANCE is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for 'Britain's Got Talent.' Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win 'Britain’s Got Talent' and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning Broadway run in 'One Man, Two Guvnors', BAFTA winner James Corden (THE HISTORY BOYS) stars as Paul Potts and is supported by an acclaimed ensemble cast that includes Julie Walters (MAMMA MIA!, CALENDAR GIRLS, BILLY ELLIOT), Mackenzie Crook (THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN), Colm Meaney (GET HIM TO THE GREEK), Jemima Rooper (KINKY BOOTS) and rising star Alexandra Roach (THE IRON LADY). Directed by David Frankel (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, MARLEY & ME, HOPE SPRINGS) and written by Justin Zackham (THE BUCKET LIST), ONE CHANCE is produced by Mike Menchel, Brad Weston, Kris Thykier (KICK-ASS, THE DEBT, I GIVE IT A YEAR), Simon Cowell, and executive produced by Bob and Harvey Weinstein.

Running Time: 103

Rated: PG-13

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National Theatre Live presents FRANKENSTEIN at The Del Mar Theatre-- October 19th at 11:00am & October 30th at 7:30pm

Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

 

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 @ 11:00am (Encore)  BUY TICKETS HERE

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30 @ 7:30pm  (Encore)  BUY TICKETS HERE

Please note this production feature Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature.

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BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH AS

THE CREATURE




National Theatre Live presents FRANKENSTEIN at The Del Mar Theatre-- October 16th at 7:30pm & November 2nd at 11:30am

Featuring Jonny Lee Miller as the Creature

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony), Frankenstein features Jonny Lee Miller  (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

 

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16 @ 7:30pm  (Encore)  BUY TICKETS HERE

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Please note this production feature Jonny Lee Miller as the Creature.

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JONNY LEE MILLER AS

THE CREATURE




National Theatre Live presents SKYLIGHT at The Del Mar Theatre-- October 23rd at 7:30pm & October 26th at 11:00am

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry, broadcast live from London’s West End by National Theatre Live.

On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.

Skylight is directed by Academy Award®-nominated director Stephen Daldry, who recently directed the sell-out West End production of The Audience with Helen Mirren, which was also broadcast to cinemas by National Theatre Live.

 

Running Time: 180

Rated: NR

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 @ 7:30pm  BUY TICKETS HERE

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 @ 11:00am  (Encore)  BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at The Del Mar Theatre-- October 24th  and October 25th

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. With the addition of colored dyes and some assistance from the weather, Frank brings to life a blonde young beefcake wearing nothing but skimpy shorts, who launches into song in his first minute of life. Just when Brad and Janet think things couldn't get any stranger, a biker (Meat Loaf) bursts onto the scene to reclaim Columbia, his ex-girlfriend. When Frank kills the biker, it's clear that Brad and Janet will be guests for the night, and that they may be next on Frank's list -- whether for murder or carnal delights is uncertain. And just what is that mystery meat they're eating for dinner, anyway? In addition to playing Riff Raff, O'Brien wrote the catchy songs, with John Barry and Richard Hartley composing the score.

Running Time: 110

Rated: R

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 @ Midnight - BUY TICKETS HERE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25 @ Midnight - BUY TICKETS HERE

 

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KILL THE MESSENGER at The Del Mar Theatre-- October 24th 

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner ("The Bourne Legacy") leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation's streets...and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua. Despite warnings from drug kingpins and CIA operatives to stop his investigation, Webb keeps digging to uncover a conspiracy with explosive implications. His journey takes him from the prisons of California to the villages of Nicaragua to the highest corridors of power in Washington, D.C. - and draws the kind of attention that threatens not just his career, but his family and his life.

Running Time: TBD

Rated: R

 

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Laggies -- October 24th 

Overeducated and underemployed, 28 year old Megan (Keira Knightley) is in the throes of a quarterlife crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a few steps behind - while her friends check off milestones and celebrate their new grown-up status. When her high-school sweetheart (Mark Webber) proposes, Megan panics and- given an unexpected opportunity to escape for a week - hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year old Annika (Chloë Grace Moretz) and Annika's world-weary single dad Craig (Sam Rockwell). Lynn Shelton, whose unique directorial voice created such astutely observed comedies as YOUR SISTER'S SISTER and HUMPDAY, crafts a sweet, romantic coming-of-age comedy about three people who find their lives intertwined in the most unconventional way as they make through the imperfect realities of modern day life. Keira Knightley shines as Megan, a rare female slacker hero who shows us that while you never stop growing up, you can choose stop lagging, and start living on your terms.

Running Time: 110

Rated: R

 

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Pelican Dreams - November 7th

What's it like to try to get to know a flying dinosaur? Sundance-and-Emmy-Award-winning filmmaker Judy Irving ("The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill") follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration, and survival challenges. The film is about wildness: how close can we get to a wild animal without taming or harming it? Why do we need wildness in our lives, and how can we protect it? Pelican Dreams, stars "Gigi" (for Golden Gate) and Morro (a backyard pelican with an injured wing).

Running Time: 80

Rated: NR

 

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The Theory of Everything at The Del Mar Theatre - November 21st

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: TBD

Rated: NR

 

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National Theatre Live presents JOHN at The Del Mar Theatre-- December 9th at 8:00pm, December 14th at 11:00am & December 18th at 7:30pm

JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+

JOHN a work conceived and directed by Lloyd Newson.

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.

DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards.

The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.

Lloyd Newson, DV8’s Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John.

What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. Years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive lead John on a search in which his life converges with others, in an unexpected place, unknown by most.

Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated new production, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Running Time: 120

Rated: NR

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Sunday, December 14 at 11:00am - BUY TICKETS HERE

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