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    Unlike conventional theaters, the Bear Tooth offers freshly prepared food and draft beer and wine for consumption inside the theatre while watching the movie. But don’t worry about spilling; every other row of movie chairs has been removed and replaced with tables, providing you with the perfect place to set a cold draft beer, enjoy our famous pizza or a decadent Turtle Pie Dessert and stretch out the legs. And if you’re not 21 or older, the theater has an all ages seating area for enjoyment of everything except the beer and wine.

The Giver

The Giver

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The haunting sci-fi drama The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community’s secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined—a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all—a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before. Also starring Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift, The Giver is based on Lois Lowry’s beloved novel of the same name. Directed by Phillip Noyce (Salt, The Quiet American).

Showtimes: Fri 10/31 5:30 PM, Sat 11/1 5:30 PM, Sun 11/2 5:30 PM

Run time: 1:45

Movie Rating: PG-13. For a mature thematic image and some sci-fi action/violence

22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street

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They’re not 21 anymore! After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (co-writer Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street, Moneyball) and Jenko (Channing Tatum, Magic Mike, The Vow) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t have to just crack the case—they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. Also starring Ice Cube and Peter Stormare.

Showtimes: Fri 10/31 7:50 PM, Sat 11/1 7:50 PM, Sun 11/2 7:50 PM, Tue 11/4 7:50 PM, Wed 11/5 7:50 PM

Run time: 2:02

Movie Rating: R. For language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity and some violence

A Nightmare on Elm Street – 30th Anniversary Presentation

Nightmare on Elm Street 1984

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From modern horror master Wes Craven (Scream, Red Eye) comes a timeless shocker that remains the standard bearer for terror. Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) is having grisly nightmares. Meanwhile, her high-school friends, who are having the very same dreams, are being slaughtered in their sleep by the hideous fiend of their shared nightmare. When the police ignore her explanation, she herself must confront the killer in his shadowy realm. Featuring Johnny Depp in his first starring role and mind-bending special effects, this horror classic gave birth to one of the most infamous undead villains in cinematic history…Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund).

“Wes Craven’s intelligent premise, combined with the horrifying visual appearance of Freddy Krueger, still causes nightmares to this day.” -RottenTomatoes.com

Showtimes: Fri 10/31 10:15 PM, Sat 11/1 10:15 PM

Run time: 1:41

Movie Rating: R. Restricted for intense violence, strong language, some sexuality.

Young Frankenstein – 40th Anniversary Presentation

Young Frankenstein - 40th Anniversary

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Newly Restored 2K Digital Cinema Presentation.

Mel Brooks’ mercilessly funny, thoroughly zany spoof of horror films stars Gene Wilder as Freddy Frankenstein, Peter Boyle as the tap-dancing monster, and bug-eyed Marty Feldman as Igor, with fantastic comedy roles for Madeline Kahn, Teri Garr and Cloris Leachman as well. Filmed in glorious black and white.

“Made with obvious affection for the original, Young Frankenstein is a riotously silly spoof featuring a fantastic performance by Gene Wilder.”  -RottenTomatoes.com 

‘Young Frankenstein’ has new life on 40th anniversary, The Los Angeles Times talks with Director Mel Brooks about iconic classic comedy. (Click here to read the article)

Showtimes: Sat 11/1 12:30 PM, Sun 11/2 12:30 PM

Run time: 1:56

Movie Rating: PG. For language, innuendo and thematic content, mild violence.

The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey

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Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in a picturesque village in the south of France to open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin-starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her own escalate to all-out war between the two establishments—until Hassan’s passion for French haute cuisine and for Mme. Mallory’s enchanting sous chef Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon), combine with his mysteriously delicious talent to weave magic between their two cultures. A stimulating story of triumph over exile and blossoming with passion and heart,The Hundred-Foot Journey is a portrayal of two worlds colliding and one boy’s drive to find the comfort of home, in every pot, wherever he may be. Directed by Lasse Hallström (Chocolat, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen).

“Is “feel-good” a bad word? Critics often think so. But when a movie explores real emotions en route to its gladdening end, when it takes time to touch on serious issues along the way, it earns the right to make us feel good.” -Lawrence Toppman, Charlotte Observer (read the review here)

Showtimes: Sun 11/2 2:50 PM, Tue 11/25 2:50 PM

Run time: 2:12

Movie Rating: PG. For thematic elements, some violence, language and brief sensuality

Uksuum Cauyai: The Drums of Winter (1989, New Restoration)

Drums of Winter

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A Special Presentation in celebration of Native Heritage Month

This feature-length documentary explores the traditional dance, music and spiritual world of the Yupik Eskimo people of Emmonak, a remote village at the mouth of the Yukon River on the Bering Sea coast.

The Drums of Winter gives an intimate look at a way of life of which most of us have seen only glimpses. Dance was once at the heart of Yupik Eskimo spiritual and social life. It was the bridge between the ancient and the new, the living and the dead and a person’s own power and the greater powers of the unseen world.

In The Drums of Winter, the people of Emmonak tell us through actualities and interviews how their history, social values and spiritual beliefs are woven around the songs and dances that have been handed down to them through the generations. We also learn that it is not just old songs that are important; new songs and dance movements are created to reflect modern life with all its complexities. Each time a person gets up to dance, he is strengthening the continuity of the ages, and insuring the survival of his culture.

The film follows the elders of Emmonak as they prepare for the coming ceremonial gathering (potlatch) with a neighboring village. In the Kashim (qasgiq or men’s house), they practice their songs and painstakingly work out the motions of the dances. Each movement has meaning and plays a part in telling a story. In the days before television, radio, bingo and weekly basketball games, dance was the sole means of entertainment.

Throughout the film, archival photographs and film footage accompany the words of early missionaries who brought Christianity to the area. These sequences provide a historical context for the film and give us a strong sense of the resilience of Yup’ik culture, having survived despite a century of missionary suppression.

Critical Praise:

“Nothing that has been written about Yup’ik dancing comes close to the power of the Yup’ik commentary contained in The Drums of Winter. Nor does any previous film treatment of Yup’ik dancing communicate so well the historical and contemporary context of dance. The combination is extraordinary, accomplishing much more than either the written word or the un-narrated image in isolation. The result is an example of the best that documentary film can offer.” — Dr. Ann Fienup-Riordan, Author of Freeze Frame: Alaska Eskimos in the Movies

“My favorite film music is in The Drums of Winter by Leonard Kamerling and Sarah Elder. This music was not composed for the film. The music is the subject of the film. In The Drums of Winter we see and hear traditional songs of the Yup’ik people of Western Alaska performed with dances in the intimate setting of the potlatch ceremony. The sound and the cinematography are equally strong. There is no narration, no one who tells us what to think. Rather than watching from the outside, we feel as though we’re inside the dance house experiencing each moment with the community” — Alaskan composer John Luther Adams in Sight & Sound magazine

Showtimes: Mon 11/3 5:30 PM, Mon 11/3 8:00 PM

Run time: 1:40

Movie Rating: Not rated.

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The Skeleton Twins

Skeleton Twins

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In the hilarious and emotional The Skeleton Twins, twins Maggie (Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids) and Milo (Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live”) lead separate lives on opposite sides of the country. After many years of estrangement, both feel that they’re at the end of their ropes, and an unexpected reunion forces them to confront how their lives went so wrong. For Maggie, that means re-examining her marriage to sweet “nature frat boy” Lance (Luke Wilson) and her own self-destructive tendencies, while Milo must face the pain of an early heartbreak he never quite got past. As the twins’ reunion reinvigorates them both, they realize the key to fixing their lives just may lie in accepting the past and mending their relationship with each other. Also starring Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”).

“Wiig, following the big-screen breakthrough of Bridesmaids, has dipped her toes into dramatic waters, but for Hader, The Skeleton Twins is a revelation.” -Marc Mohan, The Oregonian (Full review here)

Showtimes: Tue 11/4 5:30 PM, Wed 11/5 5:30 PM

Run time: 1:43

Movie Rating: R. For language, some sexuality and drug use |