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Sophomore Year for Tenacious Dreams 2015 Film Fest

Sophomore Year for Tenacious Dreams 2015 Film Fest

We were all a bit disappointed when Greg and Mark Runnels announced the reschedule of their film festival, Tenacious Dreams, earlier this year. Knowing they are very busy men preparing to release their second film “Alleycat”, fans excused the reschedule and waited patiently to hear about new dates of the film fest. Imagine our excitement […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
InterView – The Runnels Brothers

InterView – The Runnels Brothers

The Runnels Brothers InterView By Chris Murphy Modesto USA is home to one of the most famous filmmakers ever. Ever since George Lucas memorialized the Class of ’62, there is a next generation of filmmaker that is waiting for their time, and that time is happening or film making bothers Greg and Mark Runnels. From […]

By November 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Black & White Artist Premier

Black & White Artist Premier

Premiere and Party for the year’s top Oscar contender! The State Theatre is returning to the days when one of our town’s most anticipated events was the opening of a new film. The Artist, nominated for 10 Academy Awards, offered the perfect excuse to roll out the red carpet so, we’re inviting you to not […]

By February 7, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Film House of Pleasures Opens Jan 14

Film House of Pleasures Opens Jan 14

Opens Sat. Jan. 14, 2012 at 7 p.m. (R) 2 Hrs. 5 Min. (Digital) In French with English subtitles For his fifth film, Bertrand Bonello (Tiresea) depicts a highly cinematic and atmospheric look at the final days of a turn of the century brothel when much of the Parisian sex trade was confined to grand […]

By January 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Classic Film Notorious

Classic Film Notorious

[Notorious]Notorious http://www.thestate.org/calendar/event/427/view Sun. Jan. 15, 2012 at 3 p.m. A presentation of the Modesto Film Society (Unrated) 1 Hr. 42 Min. Director Alfred Hitchcock’s visually stunning tale of suspense and romance features Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant who infiltrate a ring of Nazi spies, led by Claude Rains, in post-war Rio. Roger Ebert writes that […]

By January 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Film London Boulevard Premiers 13th

Film London Boulevard Premiers 13th

[London Boulevard]London Boulevard Opens Fri. Jan. 13, 2012 at 7 p.m. (R) 1 Hr. 42 Min. (Digital) In English The directorial debut of William Monahan, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Departed, London Boulevard follows an ex-con (Colin Farrell) trying to make a fresh start in a relationship with a reclusive actress (Kiera Knightley). A sexy, […]

By January 13, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Like Crazy Coming To The State!

Like Crazy Coming To The State!

Like Crazy (PG-13) 1 Hr. 30 Min. (35mm) Romantic dramas are scarce. All the more reason to cheer Drake Doremus’ fresh, vibrant film Like Crazy, which is anything but a conventional genre piece. Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones win us over as college students who fall deeply in love and then try to sustain that […]

By December 12, 2011 0 Comments Read More →