Sept 16-18: Weekend movie tickets are here! ELVIS, American Psycho, new docs and more!

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The King has entered the building! 

The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

"Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis is as powerful, passionate and problematic as the man himself. Don’t be afraid to get caught in its trap." - Globe and Mail

Get tickets! Added weekday matinees!


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Back on the big screen!

In New York City in 1987, a handsome, young investment banker, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), lives a second life as a psychopath serial killer by night. The cast is filled by the detective (Willem Dafoe), the fiance (Reese Witherspoon), the mistress (Samantha Mathis), the coworker (Jared Leto), and the secretary (Chloë Sevigny). This is a biting, wry comedy examining the elements that make a man a monster. 

Sept 17, 18 & 20 ONLY!


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The Saga Continues! Don't miss seeing the second installment of the classic Star Wars trilogy, at the Playhouse this week only!

"The Empire Strikes Back displays the same soaring imagination that made Star Wars a filmmaking classic." - Associated Press

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: Sept 16-19


The Hottest Documentary of the summer FIRE OF LOVE is BACK!princess---playhouse---web---fire-of-love-n_0.png

Intrepid scientists and lovers Katia and Maurice Krafft died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of volcanoes by capturing the most explosive imagery ever recorded. Incredible footage!

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“Spectacular... You have to see it in a theater to experience the enormity of it.” — NPR

Three nights only: Sept 19-21


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CLERKS III: They're Too Old For This Shift.

Following a massive heart attack, Randal enlists his friends and fellow clerks Dante, Elias, Jay, and Silent Bob to make a movie immortalizing his life at the convenience store that started it all.

"Smith returns to where his career began and has made one of his best films in decades, a tender and compassionate look at friendships that last no matter what, a remembrance of where Smith came from, and an appreciation for all those who helped him." - Collider

Sept 21 & 23 only!


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Mel Brooks trashes STAR WARS in this very funny spoof from 1987. With John Candy, Rick Moranis, Mel Brooks, Bill Pullman and Daphne Zuniga.

"Spaceballs has some big laughs that are not to be missed." - Gene Siskell, Chicago Tribune

Two Nights Only: Sept 22 & 24!


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HALLELUJAH: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song is a definitive exploration of singersongwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, “Hallelujah.” 

Sept 20-22 only. Final shows!


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The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).

No screenings currently scheduled.

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A snippet of 16mm film offers an emotionally charged, meditative glimpse into the lives of the unsuspecting Jewish citizens of a small Polish village at the precipice of World War II.

Three Minutes - A Lengthening presents a home movie shot by David Kurtz in 1938 in a Jewish town in Poland and tries to postpone its ending. As long as we are watching, history is not over yet. The three minutes of footage, mostly in color, are the only moving images left of the Jewish inhabitants of Nasielsk before the Holocaust.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire.

High-school student Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), always a bit of a misfit, doesn't expect life to change much when she moves from sunny Arizona to rainy Washington state. Then she meets Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a handsome but mysterious teen whose eyes seem to peer directly into her soul.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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The force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet. 

The Star Wars saga continued when The Empire Strikes Back was released in theaters on May 21, 1980.

Arguably the definitive entry in the Star Wars series, The Empire Strikes Back returns to the big screen!

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"The slick satire cleverly equates materialism, narcissism, misogyny, and classism with homicide, but you may laugh so loud at the protagonist that you won't be able to hear yourself laughing with him." - Chicago Reader

In New York City in 1987, a handsome, young urban professional, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), lives a second life as a gruesome serial killer by night. The cast is filled by the detective (Willem Dafoe), the fiance (Reese Witherspoon), the mistress (Samantha Mathis), the coworker (Jared Leto), and the secretary (Chloë Sevigny).

No screenings currently scheduled.

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“One of the year’s few awe-inspiring documentaries -- a visually ravishing record, a bustling adventure." —Wall Street Journal

Fire of Love tells the story of two French lovers, Katia and Maurice Krafft, who died in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of our planet, while simultaneously capturing the most explosive volcano imagery ever recorded.

No screenings currently scheduled.

“There is a religious Hallelujah, but there are many other ones. When one looks at the world, there's only one thing to say, and it's Hallelujah. That's the way it is.” — Leonard Cohen

HALLELUJAH: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song is a definitive exploration of singersongwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, “Hallelujah.” This feature-length documentary weaves together three creative strands: The songwriter and his times; the song’s dramatic journey from record label reject to chart-topping hit; and moving testim

No screenings currently scheduled.

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They're Too Old For This Shift.

Following a massive heart attack, Randal enlists his friends and fellow clerks Dante, Elias, Jay, and Silent Bob to make a movie immortalizing his life at the convenience store that started it all.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"Mel Brooks trashes Star Wars and the results are hilarious." - Atlantic City Weekly

In a distant galaxy, planet Spaceball has depleted its air supply, leaving its citizens reliant on a product called "Perri-Air." In desperation, Spaceball's leader President Skroob (Mel Brooks) orders the evil Dark Helmet (Rick Moranis) to kidnap Princess Vespa (Daphne Zuniga) of oxygen-rich Druidia and hold her hostage in exchange for air.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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When a grieving college professor confronts two hunters she catches trespassing on her property, she's drawn into an escalating battle of wills with catastrophic consequences.

In a rural college town, a former police officer turned professor gets drawn into an escalating battle of wills that puts her most deeply held values to the test.


"A film that understands both form and content, merging the two in a story that feels less like a piece of suspenseful entertainment and more like a warning." - RogerEbert.com

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) battles horrible Jabba the Hut and cruel Darth Vader to save his comrades in the Rebel Alliance and triumph over the Galactic Empire.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Join us in celebrating 60 years of Bond!

In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 (Sean Connery) battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey Ryder (Ursula Andress), to confront a megalomaniacal villain in his massive island headquarters.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Jared Hess' 2004 sleeper hit is back on the big screen for its 20th Anniversary!

In small-town Preston, Idaho, awkward teen Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder) has trouble fitting in. After his grandmother is injured in an accident, his life is made even worse when his strangely nostalgic uncle, Rico (Jon Gries), shows up to keep an eye on him.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"Legally Blonde is a broad, glossy teen comedy that shows off Witherspoon's wicked comic talents." - Newsweek

Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) has it all. She wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But there is one thing stopping him (Matthew Davis) from proposing: She is too blond. Elle rallies all of her resources and gets into Harvard, determined to win him back.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Special 35mm presentation! Antonio Banderas stars in this under-rated Brian De Palma thriller.

"Pure filmmaking, elegant and slippery. I haven't had as much fun second-guessing a movie since Mulholland Drive" - Roger Ebert

No screenings currently scheduled.

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From filmmakers Saela Davis & Anna Rose Holmer and starring Emily Watson, Paul Mescal, and Aisling Franciosi. GOD'S CREATURES

From A24. In a remote fishing village, a mother is torn between protecting her beloved son and her own sense of right and wrong. However, a lie she tells for him soon rips apart their family and close-knit community.


"A sharp-edged acting showcase and a devastating exploration of how justice and love do, and don’t, exist alongside one another." - Vox

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A woman wins an all-expenses-paid trip to a company's gorgeous "institute" outside of Florence, and also the chance to meet the restaurant chain's wealthy and charismatic owner. She finds a different adventure than the one she imagined.

When the manager of an American chain restaurant is selected to attend a special training program in Italy, her head swims with dreams of European glamour and romance. But the trip turns out to be much different -- and possibly more dangerous -- than the exotic getaways she imagines.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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An in-depth look at the life of the activist and musician, with archival material never seen before, with present-day footage of Buffy performing and interviews with her bandmates, colleagues and herself.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Filmed in 1973 over the course of a three-night stand at New York City's Madison Square Garden, this concert film shows Led Zeppelin at the apogee of their hard-rocking glory.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Enhanced with Odorama™ technology that enables you to scratch and sniff along

All attendees will receive scratch and sniff 'Odorama' cards. Just follow the onscreen instructions and you will actually smell the filth!

Co-Presented by THEMUSEUM.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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“The ’72 Summit was an ice-breaker for a lot of reasons. It was the greatest hockey ever played” – Wayne Gretzky

September 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series, the iconic hockey tournament that pitted the best players from Canada against the best from the Soviet Union. It has been universally acknowledged as a defining event in Canadian history.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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