Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Film Show Times
  • Tue-Thu 7PM Fri & Sat 6:30PM & 9PM
  • Sun 5PM & 7:30PM
  • Matinee: Sun 2:30PM, Tue-Thu/Sat 4PM & Sat 11AM
  • 206 5th Avenue SE
  • Olympia, WA 98501
  • map | 360.754.6670
Box Office


April 29 – May 3
This razor-sharp modern film noir, the first film by Joel and Ethan Coen, introduced the brothers’ inimitable black humor and eccentric sense of character, a sensibility that has helped shape the course of contemporary American cinema. Deep in the heart of Texas, a sleazy bar owner suspects his wife of having an affair and hires a private detective to confirm his suspicions—only to have the crosshairs turned back on himself. Playfully shot by Barry Sonnenfeld and featuring a haunting score by Carter Burwell and a cunning performance by Frances McDormand, Blood Simple was a career-launching film for this ensemble and the first articulation of the precision of style that has defined the Coens’ work ever since.
Dir: Joel and Ethan Coen / 1984 / US / 95 min

“Watch this film, and these film makers, closely. Neither will disappoint.” – Richard Corliss, TIME

“The Coens, then as now, are alive to the possibilities of movies. So savor their technique and the sizzling performances.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

“One of the great debut features of modern times.” – David Jenkins, Little White Lies

SCREENING: SUN 4/29 7:30PM; TUE 5/1 4:00PM; THU 5/3 7:00PM
Tickets available at the box office 1/2 hour before showtimes.

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