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Lady Bird

Tues. 11/21 - Thurs. 12/21

(R) 1 Hr. 38 Min. (Digital) In English (Comedy, Drama)

In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father (Tracy Letts) loses his job. Set in Sacramento, California, in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home. 

Major congratulations are in order for Greta Gerwig.  Lady Bird  has become the best reviewed film on Rotten Tomatoes (rottentomatoes.com) with a 100% score after 165 reviews. The previous record holder was “Toy Story 3,” which has a 100% score from 163 reviews.  Lady Bird’s  critical success has been matched at the box office, where the A24-released film has already earned over $10 million without even playing in 800 theaters yet.  Lady Bird is nominated for three Gotham Awards, including Best Actress, and four Film Independent Spirit Awards, including Best Actress and Best Feature. The film is expected to be a contender at the Oscars next year, especially now that the box office is taking off.






Tue 11/21 9:30 p.m.
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Wed 11/22 11:00 a.m.
Wed 11/22 4:00 p.m.
Wed 11/22 6:30 p.m.
Thu 11/23 3:30 p.m.
Thu 11/23 5:30 p.m.
Fri 11/24 12:00 p.m.
Fri 11/24 4:00 p.m.
Fri 11/24 7:00 p.m.
Sat 11/25 10:30 a.m.
Sat 11/25 6:00 p.m.
Sun 11/26 12:30 p.m.
Sun 11/26 5:00 p.m.
Sun 11/26 7:00 p.m.
Mon 11/27 12:00 p.m.
Mon 11/27 5:00 p.m.
Mon 11/27 7:00 p.m.
Tue 11/28 12:00 p.m.
Tue 11/28 2:00 p.m.
Tue 11/28 7:00 p.m.
Wed 11/29 12:00 p.m.
Wed 11/29 2:00 p.m.
Wed 11/29 7:00 p.m.
Thu 11/30 12:00 p.m.
Thu 11/30 2:00 p.m.
Thu 11/30 7:00 p.m.
Fri 12/1 3:00 p.m.
Sun 12/3 5:30 p.m.
Mon 12/4 2:30 p.m.
Mon 12/4 7:00 p.m.
Tue 12/5 12:00 p.m.
Wed 12/6 5:30 p.m.
Thu 12/7 11:59 p.m.
Fri 12/8 10:00 p.m.
Sat 12/9 11:59 p.m.
Sun 12/10 11:00 a.m.
Mon 12/11 4:00 p.m.
Mon 12/11 7:00 p.m.
Tue 12/12 11:59 p.m.
Wed 12/13 11:30 a.m.
Thu 12/14 11:00 a.m.
Fri 12/15 11:59 p.m.
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Sat 12/16 11:59 p.m.
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Sun 12/17 11:00 p.m.
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Mon 12/18 9:00 p.m.
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Tue 12/19 9:00 p.m.
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Wed 12/20 9:00 a.m.
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Thu 12/21 9:00 p.m.
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Fri. 12/1 - Thurs. 12/21

(R) 1 Hr. 55 Min. (Digital) In English (Comedy, Drama

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
“A towering achievement that will no doubt put in an impressive showing come Oscar nomination time.” ~ New York Post
“One of those truly rare films that feels both profound and grounded; inspirational without ever manipulatively trying to be so.” ~ RogerEbert.com





Fri 12/1 10:00 a.m.
Fri 12/1 12:30 p.m.
Fri 12/1 9:00 p.m.
Sat 12/2 3:00 p.m.
Sat 12/2 10:00 p.m.
Sat 12/2 11:59 p.m.
Sun 12/3 10:00 a.m.
Sun 12/3 7:30 p.m.
Sun 12/3 9:30 p.m.
Mon 12/4 12:00 p.m.
Mon 12/4 4:00 p.m.
Tue 12/5 2:00 p.m.
Tue 12/5 8:30 p.m.
Wed 12/6 12:00 p.m.
Wed 12/6 7:00 p.m.
Thu 12/7 9:30 p.m.
Fri 12/8 2:30 p.m.
Fri 12/8 11:59 p.m.
Sat 12/9 2:00 p.m.
Sun 12/10 7:00 p.m.
Sun 12/10 9:00 p.m.
Mon 12/11 12:00 p.m.
Mon 12/11 9:00 p.m.
Wed 12/13 9:00 a.m.
Thu 12/14 12:30 p.m.
Fri 12/15 9:00 a.m.
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Sat 12/16 10:00 a.m.
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Sun 12/17 6:30 p.m.
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Mon 12/18 11:00 a.m.
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Tue 12/19 5:00 p.m.
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Wed 12/20 11:00 a.m.
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Thu 12/21 5:00 p.m.
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THE ILL LIST 13: A POETRY SLAM INVITATIONAL

Sat. Dec. 9

Featuring a fresh line-up of renowned spoken word artists, national and international slam poetry champions, many having appeared on HBO's Def Poetry Jam, Verses & Flow, NPR's Snap Judgment, Button Poetry, and elsewhere in the media, The ILL LIST is an entertaining and inspiring night of poetry, which has sold out every year! (So don't wait to get tickets!) Through three rounds of original spoken word poetry, witness poets match metaphors and battle rhyme for rhyme on their quest for $1,500 in cash prizes and the right to be crowned "ILL LIST Champion." Randomly selected judges from the audience will award points to poets based on the strength of their poems and the quality of their performance. Audience participation is essential.  Laughter, tears, applause, and inspiration are sure to be had by all who attend this world-class literary boxing match. Come be inspired!

This is a Free Speech event.

Doors at 6:30. Show at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $22.50, $27.50, $35 & $50 for VIP
(tickets go on sale Fri. Sept. 1)

Sat 12/9 7:30 p.m.
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