• Enjoy our Theatrepub

    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 Fault In Our Stars

The Fault in our Stars

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In the romantic drama The Fault in Our Stars, Hazel and Gus (Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort of Divergent) are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Directed by Josh Boone (Stuck in Love), based on the #1 New York Times best seller by John Green.

Showtimes: Thu 7/24 5:30 PM, Sat 7/26 12:00 PM, Sun 7/27 12:00 PM

Run time: 2:15

Movie Rating: PG-13. For thematic elements, some sexuality and brief strong language

Godzilla Digital 3D

Godzilla

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The world’s most revered monster is once again reborn, unleashed in the epic action adventure film Godzilla 3D. From visionary new director Gareth Edwards, creator of the award-winning independent sci-fi thriller Monsters, comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless. Returning the title character to its epic roots with gritty, realistic action, Godzilla’s impressive cast includes Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Juliette Binoche (The English Patient), Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine),David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck) and Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”)

Showtimes: Thu 7/24 8:15 PM, Fri 7/25 5:30 PM, Sat 7/26 5:30 PM, Sun 7/27 5:30 PM, Tue 7/29 5:30 PM, Wed 7/30 5:30 PM, Thu 7/31 5:15 PM

Run time: 2:13

Movie Rating: PG-13. For intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence

A Million Ways to Die in the West

A Million Ways to Die in the West

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Seth MacFarlane (Ted) directs, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in the comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West. After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron,Monster) rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband (Liam Neeson), a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test. Also starring Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman and Neil Patrick Harris.

Showtimes: Fri 7/25 8:15 PM, Sat 7/26 8:15 PM, Sun 7/27 8:15 PM, Tue 7/29 8:15 PM, Wed 7/30 8:15 PM, Thu 7/31 8:00 PM

Run time: 2:06

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

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Presentation

Mary Poppins

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It may be hard to believe, but it has been  50 years since Julie Andrews flew in to a house in London and taught us all the joys of a spoonful of sugar and the word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

Long resistant to film adaptations of her Mary Poppins books, P.L. Travers finally succumbed to the entreaties of Walt Disney, and the result is often considered the finest of Disney’s personally supervised films. The Travers stories are bundled together to tell the story of the Edwardian-era British Banks family: the banker father (David Tomlinson), suffragette mother (Glynis Johns), and the two “impossible” children (Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber). The kids get the attention of their all-business father by bedevilling every new nanny in the Banks household. Whem Mr. Banks advertises conventionally for another nanny, the kids compose their own ad, asking for someone with a little kindness and imagination. Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews in her screen debut) answers the children’s ad by arriving at the Banks home from the skies, parachuting downward with her umbrella. She immediately endears herself to the children. The next day they meet Mary’s old chum Bert (Dick Van Dyke), currently employed as a sidewalk artist. Mary, Bert, and the children hop into one of Bert’s chalk drawings and learn the nonsense song “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” in a cartoon countryside. Later, they pay a visit to Bert’s Uncle Albert (Ed Wynn), who laughs so hard that he floats to the ceiling. Mr. Banks is pleased that his children are behaving better, but he’s not happy with their fantastic stories. To show the children what the real world is like, he takes them to his bank. A series of disasters follow which result in his being fired from his job. Mary Poppins’ role in all this leads to some moments when it is possible to fear that all her good work will be undone, but like the magical being she is, all her “mistakes” lead to a happy result by the end of the film.

“A lavish modern fairy tale celebrated for its amazing special effects, catchy songs, and Julie Andrews’s legendary performance in the title role.” -RottenTomatoes.com

Showtimes: Sat 7/26 2:40 PM, Sun 7/27 2:40 PM

Run time: 2:25

Movie Rating: G. Suitable for all ages

The German Doctor

German Doctor

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Patagonia, 1960. A German doctor (Àlex Brendemühl) meets an Argentinean family and follows them to a small town where the family will be starting a new life. The parents welcome the doctor into their home and entrust their 12-year-old daughter to his care, not knowing that they are harboring one of the most dangerous criminals in the world. At the same time, Israeli agents are desperately looking to bring the German doctor to justice. Adapted from Wakolda, writer/director Lucía Puenzo’s (XXY) speculative novel based on true events, this historical thriller follows “Angel of Death” Josef Mengele—a German SS officer and a physician at the Auschwitz concentration camp—in the years he spent “hiding” along with many other Nazis in South America following his escape from Germany. Argentina’s Official Submission for Best Foreign Language Film consideration at the Academy Awards, and winner of 10 Argentinean Academy Awards, including Best Film, Director and Actor (Brendemühl).

In Spanish, German and Hebrew with subtitles

“The subtle menace of the would-be geneticist of the Master Race mingles with ordinary pre-teen foreboding to create a riveting cocktail of unease.” -Marc Mohan, The Oregonian (Full review here)

Showtimes: Mon 7/28 5:30 PM

Run time: 1:43

Movie Rating: PG-13. For thematic material and brief nudity |

Evergreen: The Road to Legalization in Washington

Evergreen

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Set in the 2012 campaign season, this film follows ACLU activist Alison Holcomb, travel writer Rick Steves, politicians such as Pete Holmes, and law enforcement officials as they crusade for Initiative 502, a hardnosed plan to legalize marijuana in Washington State at the ballot box. Seattle-based director Riley Morton, whose mountaineering documentary, Found on Everest (2001), is the apex of many adventure films he shot abroad, stays close to home to document this fierce, local mêlée. Medical marijuana activists and criminal defense lawyers oppose the initiative, with its bitter pills designed to appease the mainstream swing voters. Morton and producer Nils Cowan are joined by Jason Reid, Darren Lund, and Adam Brown, the team behind Webby Award-winning Sonicsgate that chronicled the Sonics basketball team’s departure from Seattle in 2008. With intimate access to players on all sides, Evergreen delivers intimate portraits of Washingtonians as they, and thus the audience, experience the optimism, confrontation, and gaps between ideals and reality that emerge as voting day draws closer. These emotional contours heighten the story’s resonance with drug reform efforts in America and across the world; engaging its audience as witnesses to a truly historical moment.

Directed by Riley Morton, US Documentary

“A taut, thorough chronicle of the 2012 campaign to pass Initiative 502 – which proposed legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana for recreational use – Evergreen is an energetic study of a hard-fought battle.” -Tom Keogh, Seattle Times (Full review here)

Showtimes: Mon 7/28 7:45 PM

Run time: 1:36

Movie Rating: Not rated. Content may be inappropriate for children.

El Topo (1971)

El Topo

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Truly Cult Classic Thursday

The classic American Western and avant-garde European cinema collide with Zen Buddhism and the Bible as master gunfighter and cosmic mystic El Topo (writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky) tries to defeat four sinister, sharp-shooting rivals on an ever-increasingly bizarre path to allegorical self-enlightenment and surreal resurrection. Packed with philosophy, religion, startling violence, B-movie references, phallic symbols, odd characters and outrageously strange imagery, El Topo is the landmark cult film that began the whole Midnight Movie phenomenon of the counterculture crazy 1970s – the most talked about, most shocking and most controversial quasi-Western head trip ever made. From the visionary director of The Holy Mountain and Santa Sangre. 

Written and Directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky, Mexico 1971 in Spanish with English subtitles.

“The film is by turns comic and profound, hysterical and pompous, fully complex enough to deserve more than a simple yea or nay. ” -Jay Cocks, Time

“A mind-blowing, gloriously wild, over-the-top tale that puts the ‘gory’ into allegory.” – Phillip French, Observer

Don’t miss Alejandro Jodorowsky’s new film, The Dance of Reality, showing at the Bear Tooth on August 4th

Showtimes: Thu 7/31 10:30 PM

Run time: 2:15

Movie Rating: Not rated. Contains sex and nudity combined with violence, some strong language. Persons under 17 must be accompanied by a legal age adult.