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Films - Week of July 17, 2017

Feature films and documentaries.





 
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Monday


July 2017
 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Movie Monday": Chelsea District Library.

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Family film screenings. Bring a pillow to sit on; popcorn provided.



June 26: The Secret Life of Pets, the 2016 animated film about a terrier whose life is upended when his owner takes in a stray.

July 17: Zootopia, Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and Jared Bush's charming 2016 animation about a bunny who dreams of being a cop in a world where predators have historically held positions of power.
2 p.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 4:15, 7:30, 9:15 p.m. 

"The Beguiled": Michigan Theater.

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(Sofia Coppola, 2017). Drama, set in Civil War-era Virginia, about a girls' school where a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:30, 7, & 9:30 p.m. 

"The Big Sick": Michigan Theater.

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Michael Showalter's 2017 rom-com about a young couple dealing with their cultural differences.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:45 p.m. 

"Beatriz at Dinner": Michigan Theater.

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(Miguel Arteta, 2017). Drama that stars Salma Hayek as a holistic healer who disrupts an upper-crust gathering.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 7:15 & 9:45 p.m. 

"The Hero": Michigan Theater.

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(Brett Haley, 2017). Comedy that stars Sam Elliott as an aging Western star and Nick Offerman as his drug dealer buddy.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


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Tuesday


July 2017
 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

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Daily. Various audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., 1:30 p.m. daily, 2:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner.

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? (12:30 p.m. Sat.) iis an audiovisual show examining the theory that 66 million years ago a 6-mile-wide rock from space slammed into Earth, wiping out 75% of all living species, including the dinosaurs.

Eclipse (2:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an audiovisual show that looks at the history and the astronomy of total solar eclipses.

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Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]


 4:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. 

"The Beguiled": Michigan Theater.

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(Sofia Coppola, 2017). Drama, set in Civil War-era Virginia, about a girls' school where a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:30, 6:45, & 9:30 p.m. 

"The Big Sick": Michigan Theater.

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Michael Showalter's 2017 rom-com about a young couple dealing with their cultural differences.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:45 p.m. 

"The Hero": Michigan Theater.

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(Brett Haley, 2017). Comedy that stars Sam Elliott as an aging Western star and Nick Offerman as his drug dealer buddy.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 7 p.m. 

Summer Classic Film Series: Michigan Theater Foundation.

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June 18 & 20: Three Stooges Shorts. Screening of 6 1930s slapstick comedy classics by the durably popular trio, including Pop Goes the Easel, A Plumbing We Will Go, Woman Haters, Grips, Grunts & Groans, Men in Black, and Three Little Pigskins.

June 25 & 27: Duck Soup (Leo McCarey, 1933). Marx Brothers satiric masterpiece, a crazed romp about a pointless war between the kingdoms of Freedonia and Sylvania.

July 2 & 4: The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin, 1940). Chaplin portrays both tyrant "Adenoid Hynkel" and a Jewish ghetto barber in this barbed slapstick comedy.

July 9: Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock, 1951). Classic thriller about a couple of travelers--a young tennis player and a charming psycho path--who agree to swap murders. 1:30 p.m.

July 11: Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954). Stylish thriller-romance about a homebound news photographer who thinks he's witnessed a murder from his apartment window. James Stewart, Grace Kelly.

July 16: To Catch a Thief Alfred Hitchcock, 1955). Romantic thriller about a reformed cat burglar who has to save his reputation by catching a new thief preying on wealthy tourists in the French Riviera. Cary Grant, Grace Kelly.

July 18: The Trouble with Harry (Alfred Hitchcock, 1955). Trouble erupts in a small, quiet New England town when a man's body is found in the woods. Shirley MacLaine, John Forsythe, Edmund Gwenn.

July 23: The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock, 1956). A man and his wife are caught up in an international conspiracy when their son is kidnapped. James Stewart, Doris Day.

July 25: The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock, 1957). Unusual semidocumentary based on the true story of a New York musician falsely accused of robbery. Henry Fonda, Vera Miles.

July 30: Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock, 1958). Haunting, dreamlike mystery thriller that stars James Stewart as a retired police detective who is afraid of heights. Kim Novak.

Aug. 1: North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959). Classic thriller about an ad exec mistaken for a government agent who's relentlessly pursued halfway across the country. Cary Grant. Eva Marie Saint.

Aug. 6: The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963). Eerie thriller about hordes of bloodthirsty sparrows, gulls, and crows plaguing a small California town. Not for the squeamish. Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy.

Aug. 8: Marnie (Alfred Hitchcock, 1964). Suspense drama about a compulsive thief blackmailed by her boss into marrying him. Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery.

Aug. 13 & 15: Steamboat Bill Jr. (Charles Reisner, 1928). Silent comedy with Buster Keaton as a namby-pamby trying to prove his manhood to his boat captain dad. Live organ accompaniment.

Aug. 20 & 22: Wizard of Oz Victor Fleming, 1939). The classic film musical based on L. Frank Baum's well-loved children's fantasy. Judy Garland.

Aug. 27 & 29: The Little Mermaid (Ron Clements & John Musker, 1989). Sing-along version of this animated Disney classic adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. With on-screen lyrics, interactive props, goody bags, and more.



Sept. 5: Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942). Enduring sentimental favorite about a pair of star-crossed lovers in Nazi-occupied North Africa during WWII. Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman. 7 p.m.

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1:30 p.m. (Sun) & 7 p.m. (Tues.) except as noted, Michigan Theater. $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50). [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Night of Fools: Jewish Community Center.

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Director Rami Kimchi is on hand to introduce a screening of his 2014 docudrama about a WWII Jewish underground movement that, with only 400 men, succeeded in taking control of the city of Algiers, where there were 25,000 pro-Nazi French soldiers, maintaining control for one night before handing the city over to the Americans, who landed on the city's shores the next morning.
7-8:30 p.m., JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. (off Stone School Rd. south of Packard). Free. 971-0990. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Discovery's Shark Week at the Movies": Fathom Events.

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Broadcast of a popular episode from the Discovery channel's 2016 Shark Week series of shark-related documentary shows as well as a sneak preview of an episode from this year's series.
7:30 p.m., Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. Tickets $14 in advance at fathomevents.com/events/shark-week-2017. 623-7469. [map]


 9:45 p.m. 

"Beatriz at Dinner": Michigan Theater.

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(Miguel Arteta, 2017). Drama that stars Salma Hayek as a holistic healer who disrupts an upper-crust gathering.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


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Wednesday


July 2017
 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

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Daily. Various audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., 1:30 p.m. daily, 2:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner.

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? (12:30 p.m. Sat.) iis an audiovisual show examining the theory that 66 million years ago a 6-mile-wide rock from space slammed into Earth, wiping out 75% of all living species, including the dinosaurs.

Eclipse (2:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an audiovisual show that looks at the history and the astronomy of total solar eclipses.

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Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]


 4:15, 7:30, 9:15 p.m. 

"The Beguiled": Michigan Theater.

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(Sofia Coppola, 2017). Drama, set in Civil War-era Virginia, about a girls' school where a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:30, 6:45, & 9:30 p.m. 

"The Big Sick": Michigan Theater.

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Michael Showalter's 2017 rom-com about a young couple dealing with their cultural differences.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:45 & 9:45 p.m. 

"The Hero": Michigan Theater.

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(Brett Haley, 2017). Comedy that stars Sam Elliott as an aging Western star and Nick Offerman as his drug dealer buddy.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Stop Making Sense": Michigan Theater Foundation.

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(Jonathan Demme, 1984). Exuberant Talking Heads concert film regarded by many as the best concert film of all time. This screening features a prerecorded introduction with director Demme, David Byrne, and film critic Janet Maslin. Part of a national celebration today of the life of Jonathan Demme, who recently died.
7 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50). 668-TIME. [map]


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Thursday


July 2017
 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

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Daily. Various audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., 1:30 p.m. daily, 2:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner.

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? (12:30 p.m. Sat.) iis an audiovisual show examining the theory that 66 million years ago a 6-mile-wide rock from space slammed into Earth, wiping out 75% of all living species, including the dinosaurs.

Eclipse (2:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an audiovisual show that looks at the history and the astronomy of total solar eclipses.

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Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]


 4:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. 

"The Beguiled": Michigan Theater.

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(Sofia Coppola, 2017). Drama, set in Civil War-era Virginia, about a girls' school where a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:30, 7, & 9:45 p.m. 

"The Big Sick": Michigan Theater.

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Michael Showalter's 2017 rom-com about a young couple dealing with their cultural differences.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:45 & 7:15 p.m. 

"The Hero": Michigan Theater.

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(Brett Haley, 2017). Comedy that stars Sam Elliott as an aging Western star and Nick Offerman as his drug dealer buddy.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 9:30 p.m. 

"Summer Classics: Kubrick & Lynch after Dark": Michigan Theater Foundation.

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July 6: Lolita (Stanley Kubrick, 1962). Adaptation of Nabokov's unsettlingly comic novel about a middle-age professor smitten by a sexually precocious 14-year-old girl. James Mason, Sue Lyon, Shelley Winters, Peter Sellers.

July 13: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968). Mesmerizing sci-fi epic, based on an Arthur C. Clarke story, about an interplanetary search for human origins that's prompted by an enigmatic monolith. Keir Dullea.

July 20: A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971). Disturbingly vivid adaptation of Anthony Burgess's sci-fi satire about behaviorist schemes to pacify antisocial misfits. Malcolm McDowell.

July 27: The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980). Adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel about a haunted hotel. Jack Nicholson.

Aug. 3: Eraserhead (David Lynch, 1978). See review, p. 000. Disturbing experimental film about a couple who must raise their reptilian child.

Aug. 10: Dune (David Lynch, 1984). Sprawling adaptation of Frank Herbert's cult futuristic sci-fi novel. Kyle MacLachlan, Sting.

Aug. 17: Blue Velvet (David Lynch, 1985). Film noir about the sinister underbelly of a peaceful-seeming suburban town. Dennis Hopper, Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Laura Dern.

Aug. 24: Wild at Heart (David Lynch, 1990. Southern Gothic melodrama about an oddball young couple in love and on the lam. Nicholas Cage, Laura Dern.

Aug. 31: Lost Highway (David Lynch, 1997). Eerie drama, set in parallel universes, about what happens when a convicted killer disappears from death row and another man appears in his place. Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette.

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9:30 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50). 668-TIME. [map]


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Friday


July 2017
 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

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Daily. Various audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., 1:30 p.m. daily, 2:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner.

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? (12:30 p.m. Sat.) iis an audiovisual show examining the theory that 66 million years ago a 6-mile-wide rock from space slammed into Earth, wiping out 75% of all living species, including the dinosaurs.

Eclipse (2:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an audiovisual show that looks at the history and the astronomy of total solar eclipses.

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Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Muffins-N-Movies": Dexter District Library.

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Film screenings for adults. Muffins & beverages. July 21: Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson's 2016 drama that tells the true story of WWII conscientious objector and army medic Desmond Doss, who saved 75 men without using a gun. Aug. 18: La La Land, Damien Chazelle's 2016 musical comedy about a jazz pianist who falls for an aspiring actress in L.A. Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone.
2 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 4:15, 6:45, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Maudie": Michigan Theater.

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An arthritic Nova Scotia woman escapes her oppressive family to work as housekeeper while she develops her artistic vision of her hardscrabble world. Inspired by the life of Maud Lewis.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:45, 7:15, & 9:45 p.m. 

"The Little Hours": Michigan Theater.

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(Jeff Baena, 2017). A handsome young man fakes deafness and blindness to work in a convent in this nuns-gone-wild farce inspired by Boccaccio's Decameron.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Movies in the Park": Saline Parks & Recreation.

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July 21 & Aug. 18. An inflatable obstacle course and bouncer, music, games, activities, and more. Concessions. Followed at sundown by films. The July 21 event is in conjunction with a "Family Campout" (5 p.m.-10 a.m., $10 per tent in advance, $20 on the day, continental breakfast included). July 21: The Lego Batman Movie, Chris McKay's 2017 animated action-comedy about Bruce Wayne dealing with the usual villains of Gotham City while accidentally adopting a teenage orphan. Aug. 18: Sing, Christophe Lourdelet and Garth Jennings' 2016 animated comedy, set in a city of animals, about a down-on-his-luck theater owner who tries to revive his business with a singing competition.
6:30 p.m.-dusk, Mill Pond Park, end of W. Bennett St. (west of Ann Arbor St.), Saline. Free. 429-3502.


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"SRSLY Cinema @ the Library": Dexter District Library.

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Screenings of teen-friendly films. June 23: Trolls, Walt Dohrn and Mike Mitchell's 2016 animated musical about a curmudgeonly troll who must team up with the happiest troll ever born to rescue their friends. July 21: The Sandlot, David Mickey Evans' 1993 comic drama about young baseball players. Aug. 18: The Secret Life of Pets, the 2016 animated film about a terrier whose life is upended when his owner takes in a stray.
6:30 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


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Saturday


July 2017
 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Daily. Various audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., 1:30 p.m. daily, 2:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner.

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? (12:30 p.m. Sat.) iis an audiovisual show examining the theory that 66 million years ago a 6-mile-wide rock from space slammed into Earth, wiping out 75% of all living species, including the dinosaurs.

Eclipse (2:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an audiovisual show that looks at the history and the astronomy of total solar eclipses.

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Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]


 4:15, 6:45, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Maudie": Michigan Theater.

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An arthritic Nova Scotia woman escapes her oppressive family to work as housekeeper while she develops her artistic vision of her hardscrabble world. Inspired by the life of Maud Lewis.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:45, 7:15, & 9:45 p.m. 

"The Little Hours": Michigan Theater.

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(Jeff Baena, 2017). A handsome young man fakes deafness and blindness to work in a convent in this nuns-gone-wild farce inspired by Boccaccio's Decameron.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


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Sunday


July 2017
 12:55 p.m. 

"Kiki's Delivery Service": Rave.

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(Hayao Miyazaki, 1989). Dubbed (July 23) & subtitled (July 24) screenings of this classic Studio Ghibli coming-of-age anime film about a teen witch trying to find her place in the world.
12:55 p.m. (July 23) & 7 p.m. (July 24), Rave, 4100 Carpenter. $12.50 in advance at fathomevents.com and at the door. 973-8424. [map]


 1:30 p.m. 

Summer Classic Film Series: Michigan Theater Foundation.

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June 18 & 20: Three Stooges Shorts. Screening of 6 1930s slapstick comedy classics by the durably popular trio, including Pop Goes the Easel, A Plumbing We Will Go, Woman Haters, Grips, Grunts & Groans, Men in Black, and Three Little Pigskins.

June 25 & 27: Duck Soup (Leo McCarey, 1933). Marx Brothers satiric masterpiece, a crazed romp about a pointless war between the kingdoms of Freedonia and Sylvania.

July 2 & 4: The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin, 1940). Chaplin portrays both tyrant "Adenoid Hynkel" and a Jewish ghetto barber in this barbed slapstick comedy.

July 9: Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock, 1951). Classic thriller about a couple of travelers--a young tennis player and a charming psycho path--who agree to swap murders. 1:30 p.m.

July 11: Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954). Stylish thriller-romance about a homebound news photographer who thinks he's witnessed a murder from his apartment window. James Stewart, Grace Kelly.

July 16: To Catch a Thief Alfred Hitchcock, 1955). Romantic thriller about a reformed cat burglar who has to save his reputation by catching a new thief preying on wealthy tourists in the French Riviera. Cary Grant, Grace Kelly.

July 18: The Trouble with Harry (Alfred Hitchcock, 1955). Trouble erupts in a small, quiet New England town when a man's body is found in the woods. Shirley MacLaine, John Forsythe, Edmund Gwenn.

July 23: The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock, 1956). A man and his wife are caught up in an international conspiracy when their son is kidnapped. James Stewart, Doris Day.

July 25: The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock, 1957). Unusual semidocumentary based on the true story of a New York musician falsely accused of robbery. Henry Fonda, Vera Miles.

July 30: Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock, 1958). Haunting, dreamlike mystery thriller that stars James Stewart as a retired police detective who is afraid of heights. Kim Novak.

Aug. 1: North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959). Classic thriller about an ad exec mistaken for a government agent who's relentlessly pursued halfway across the country. Cary Grant. Eva Marie Saint.

Aug. 6: The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963). Eerie thriller about hordes of bloodthirsty sparrows, gulls, and crows plaguing a small California town. Not for the squeamish. Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy.

Aug. 8: Marnie (Alfred Hitchcock, 1964). Suspense drama about a compulsive thief blackmailed by her boss into marrying him. Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery.

Aug. 13 & 15: Steamboat Bill Jr. (Charles Reisner, 1928). Silent comedy with Buster Keaton as a namby-pamby trying to prove his manhood to his boat captain dad. Live organ accompaniment.

Aug. 20 & 22: Wizard of Oz Victor Fleming, 1939). The classic film musical based on L. Frank Baum's well-loved children's fantasy. Judy Garland.

Aug. 27 & 29: The Little Mermaid (Ron Clements & John Musker, 1989). Sing-along version of this animated Disney classic adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. With on-screen lyrics, interactive props, goody bags, and more.



Sept. 5: Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942). Enduring sentimental favorite about a pair of star-crossed lovers in Nazi-occupied North Africa during WWII. Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman. 7 p.m.

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1:30 p.m. (Sun) & 7 p.m. (Tues.) except as noted, Michigan Theater. $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50). [map]


 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

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Daily. Various audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., 1:30 p.m. daily, 2:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner.

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs? (12:30 p.m. Sat.) iis an audiovisual show examining the theory that 66 million years ago a 6-mile-wide rock from space slammed into Earth, wiping out 75% of all living species, including the dinosaurs.

Eclipse (2:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an audiovisual show that looks at the history and the astronomy of total solar eclipses.

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Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]


 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Maudie": Michigan Theater.

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An arthritic Nova Scotia woman escapes her oppressive family to work as housekeeper while she develops her artistic vision of her hardscrabble world. Inspired by the life of Maud Lewis.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:45, 7:15, & 9:45 p.m. 

"The Little Hours": Michigan Theater.

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(Jeff Baena, 2017). A handsome young man fakes deafness and blindness to work in a convent in this nuns-gone-wild farce inspired by Boccaccio's Decameron.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]






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