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Major Nationwide Release of Captain Fantastic


Source: Bleecker Street
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This from the people at Bleecker Street. It's quite a list of theaters! Finding a theater near you should be easy now!

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Nationwide Release: Captain Fantastic

Spectrum 8 Albany NY 7/29/16
Crossgates Cinemas 18 Albany NY 7/29/16
Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas Saratoga Saratoga Springs NY 7/29/16
Dedham Community Theatre Dedham MA 7/29/16
Solomon Pond Mall 15 Marlborough MA 7/29/16
Lexington Venue Lexington MA 7/29/16
Liberty Tree Mall 20 Danvers MA 7/29/16
Entertainment Cinema South Dennis 12 South Dennis MA 7/29/16
Edgartown Cinema Edgartown MA 7/29/16
Dreamland Nantucket MA 7/29/16
Starlight Theatre & Cafe Nantucket MA 7/29/16
Showcase Worcester N 18 Worcester MA 7/29/16
Red River 3 Concord NH 7/29/16
Cinemagic & Imax 15 Hooksett NH 7/29/16
Fox Run Stadium 15 Newington NH 7/29/16
Cinemark @ Hampshire Mall 12 Hadley MA 7/29/16
Savoy Montpelier VT 7/29/16
Merrill's Roxy Cinemas Burlington VT 7/29/16
Cable Car Cinema Providence RI 7/29/16
Showcase Cinemas Warwick 15 Warwick RI 7/29/16
Cinemagic 12 Saco ME 7/29/16
Nickelodeon Cinemas 6 Portland ME 7/29/16
Railroad Square Cinema 3 Waterville ME 7/29/16
Amherst Theatre Buffalo NY 7/29/16
Eastern Hills Cinema 3 Williamsville NY 7/29/16
Pittsford Plaza 9 Rochester NY 7/29/16
Little Theatre Rochester NY 7/29/16
Regal Destiny Stadium 19 Syracuse NY 7/29/16
Shoppingtown Stadium 14 Dewitt NY 7/29/16
Cinemapolis 5 Ithaca NY 7/29/16
Salmon Run Stadium 12 Watertown NY 7/29/16
Criterion Cinemas 7 New Haven CT 7/29/16
Cinema City at the Palace Hartford CT 7/29/16
Rave Buckland Hills 18 Manchester CT 7/29/16
Mystic Luxury Cinema Mystic CT 7/29/16
Metro Square 12 Middletown CT 7/29/16
Bantam Cinema Bantam CT 7/29/16
Gilson Cafe Winsted CT 7/29/16
Holiday 13 Wallingford CT 7/29/16
Fine Arts Theater 6 New City NY 7/29/16
Moviehouse Millerton NY 7/29/16
Cranford Theatre 5 Cranford NJ 7/29/16
Bryn Mawr Film Institute Bryn Mawr PA 7/29/16
Towne 16 Theatres Egg Harbor Township NJ 7/29/16
Pocono Community Theatre 3 East Stroudsburg PA 7/29/16
Midtown Cinema 3 Harrisburg PA 7/29/16
Cinemark 20 - Moosic Moosic PA 7/29/16
Waterfront 22 West Homestead PA 7/29/16
Manor 4 Pittsburgh PA 7/29/16
Waterworks Cinemas 10 Pittsburgh PA 7/29/16
Majestic 20 Silver Spring MD 7/29/16
Bow Tie Cinemas at Reston Town Center Reston VA 7/29/16
Countryside 20 Sterling VA 7/29/16
Rave Fairfax Corner 14 Fairfax VA 7/29/16
Kingstowne 16 Alexandria VA 7/29/16
Owings Mills 17 Owings Mills MD 7/29/16
Egyptian 24 Hanover MD 7/29/16
Criterion Cinemas at Movieland Richmond VA 7/29/16
Violet Crown Charlottesville Charlottesville VA 7/29/16
Mac Arthur Center 18 Norfolk VA 7/29/16
Hampton Towne Center 24 Hampton VA 7/29/16
Grandin Theatre Roanoke VA 7/29/16
Movies at Midway 12 Rehoboth Beach DE 7/29/16
Village Crossing 18 Skokie IL 7/29/16
Woodfield 20 Schaumburg IL 7/29/16
Addison Cinemas 21 Addison IL 7/29/16
Woodridge 18 Woodridge IL 7/29/16
Schererville 16 Schererville IN 7/29/16
Portage 16 Portage IN 7/29/16
Charlestown 18 St. Charles IL 7/29/16
Randall 16 Batavia IL 7/29/16
Cantera 30 Warrenville IL 7/29/16
Gurnee Mills 20 Gurnee IL 7/29/16
Savoy 16 Savoy IL 7/29/16
Willow Knolls 14 Peoria IL 7/29/16
South Bend 16 South Bend IN 7/29/16
Esquire Theatre Cincinnati OH 7/29/16
AMC Newport on the Levee 20 Newport KY 7/29/16
Hollywood 20@Fairfield Commons Beavercreek OH 7/29/16
Lennox 24 Columbus OH 7/29/16
Easton Towne Center 30 Columbus OH 7/29/16
Drexel East Theatre Columbus OH 7/29/16
Gateway Film Center 8 Columbus OH 7/29/16
Kentucky Theatre Lexington KY 7/29/16
Baxter Avenue 8 Louisville KY 7/29/16
Cedar Lee Theatres Cleveland Heights OH 7/29/16
Fleur Cinema Des Moines IA 7/29/16
Oak View 24 Omaha NE 7/29/16
Marcus Majestic Cinema of Omaha Omaha NE 7/29/16
Galaxy 16 Cine Cedar Rapids IA 7/29/16
FilmScene Iowa City IA 7/29/16
Grand Cinema 14 Lincoln NE 7/29/16
Forum 30 - Sterling Hts Sterling Heights MI 7/29/16
Great Lake Crossing 25 Auburn Hills MI 7/29/16
Livonia 20 Livonia MI 7/29/16
Emagine Novi 18 Novi MI 7/29/16
Birmingham Theatre Birmingham MI 7/29/16
Grand Digital Cinema 16 Troy MI 7/29/16
State Theater Ann Arbor MI 7/29/16
Quality 16 Ann Arbor MI 7/29/16
Brighton Town Square 20 Brighton MI 7/29/16
Celebration North 17 Grand Rapids MI 7/29/16
Celebration Cinema 19 Lansing MI 7/29/16
Hamilton 16 Imax Noblesville IN 7/29/16
Barrywoods 24 Kansas City MO 7/29/16
Cinetopia Overland Park 18 Overland Park KS 7/29/16
Studio 30 Olathe KS 7/29/16
Rio Theatre Overland Park KS 7/29/16
Tivoli @ Manor Square Kansas City MO 7/29/16
Ragtag Cinema Columbia MO 7/29/16
13th Ave. Warren 20 Wichita KS 7/29/16
Salina Art Center Salina KS 7/29/16
Downer Theatre Milwaukee WI 7/29/16
Sundance Cinemas Madison Madison WI 7/29/16
Bay Park Cinemas 16 Ashwaubenon WI 7/29/16
Valley Grand Cinema Appleton WI 7/29/16
West Acres 14 Fargo ND 7/29/16
Chesterfield Galaxy 14 Chesterfield MO 7/29/16
Ronnie's 20 St. Louis MO 7/29/16
Sandy Springs 8 Atlanta GA 7/29/16
Town Center 16 - Kennesaw Kennesaw GA 7/29/16
Merchants Walk Stadium 14 Marietta GA 7/29/16
Medlock Crossing 18 Duluth GA 7/29/16
Hollywood 24@ N. I-85 Chamblee GA 7/29/16
Mall of Georgia 20 Buford GA 7/29/16
Beechwood Stadium 11 Cinemas Athens GA 7/29/16
Cine Theatre Athens GA 7/29/16
Patton Creek 15 Hoover AL 7/29/16
Summit 16 Birmingham AL 7/29/16
Carmike Majestic 12 Chattanooga TN 7/29/16
Downtown West Cinema 8 Knoxville TN 7/29/16
Belcourt Theatre Nashville TN 7/29/16
Park Terrace 6 Cinema Charlotte NC 7/29/16
Concord Mills 24 Concord Mills NC 7/29/16
Ballantyne Village 5 Charlotte NC 7/29/16
Cherrydale Grande 16 Greenville SC 7/29/16
Southpoint Cinemas 16 Durham NC 7/29/16
Carolina Theatre - Durham Durham NC 7/29/16
Chelsea Theater Chapel Hill NC 7/29/16
Silverspot 13 at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC 7/29/16
Carolina Asheville 14 Asheville NC 7/29/16
Fine Arts Theatre Asheville NC 7/29/16
Nickelodeon Columbia SC 7/29/16
Terrace Theatre Charleston SC 7/29/16
Cameo Art House Fayetteville NC 7/29/16
Red Cinemas Midtown Stadium 15 Greensboro NC 7/29/16
Grand 14 @ Market Common Myrtle Beach SC 7/29/16
Aperture Cinema Winston-Salem NC 7/29/16
Mesquite 30 Theatres Mesquite TX 7/29/16
Legacy 24 Plano TX 7/29/16
Stonebriar 24 Frisco TX 7/29/16
Firewheel 18 Garland TX 7/29/16
Tinseltown 17 Grapevine TX 7/29/16
Grapevine Mills 30 Theatres Grapevine TX 7/29/16
AMC Parks @ Arlington 18 Arlington TX 7/29/16
Alamo Quarry 14 San Antonio TX 7/29/16
Studio 30 Theatres - Houston Houston TX 7/29/16
Gulf Pointe 30 Theatres Houston TX 7/29/16
Willowbrook 24 Theatres Houston TX 7/29/16
First Colony 24 Theatres Sugar Land TX 7/29/16
Houston Marq*E Stadium 23 Cinemas Houston TX 7/29/16
Cinemark 19 Katy TX 7/29/16
Cinemark Webster 18 Webster TX 7/29/16
Century 14 Downtown Albuquerque NM 7/29/16
High Ridge Theatre 8 Albuquerque NM 7/29/16
Violet Crown Cinema - Santa Fe 11 Santa Fe NM 7/29/16
Premiere Lubbock 16 Lubbock TX 7/29/16
Miami Dade College Tower Theater Miami FL 7/29/16
Gateway 4 Fort Lauderdale FL 7/29/16
Pompano 18 Theaters Pompano Beach FL 7/29/16
Parisian 20 West Palm Beach FL 7/29/16
Movies @ Lake Worth Lake Worth FL 7/29/16
Movies of Delray 5 Delray Beach FL 7/29/16
Living Room Cinema 4 Boca Raton FL 7/29/16
The Avenues 20 Jacksonville FL 7/29/16
Beach Boulevard 18 Jacksonville FL 7/29/16
Barnstorm Theatre The Villages FL 7/29/16
Starlight 20 Tampa FL 7/29/16
Sundial 19 & IMAX St. Petersburg FL 7/29/16
Gainesville Cinema 14 Gainesville FL 7/29/16
Avenue 16 Melbourne FL 7/29/16
Silverspot 12 Cinemas at Mercato Naples FL 7/29/16
Cine Grille at Prado 12 Bonita Springs FL 7/29/16
Galleria Stadium 12 Venice FL 7/29/16
Ridgeway 4 Memphis TN 7/29/16
Colonel Glenn 18 Little Rock AR 7/29/16
Riverdale 10 Little Rock AR 7/29/16
Razorback Cinema 16 Fayetteville AR 7/29/16
Pinnacle Hills Cinema 12 Rogers AR 7/29/16
Palace 20 - Elmwood Harahan LA 7/29/16
Canal Place Cinema 9 New Orleans LA 7/29/16
Destin Commons 14 Destin FL 7/29/16
Tinseltown 17 - Shreveport Shreveport LA 7/29/16
Quail Springs 24 Oklahoma City OK 7/29/16
Crossroads Mall 16 Oklahoma City OK 7/29/16
Southroads 20 Tulsa OK 7/29/16
Denver West Village 12 Golden CO 7/29/16
Westminster Promenade 24 Westminster CO 7/29/16
Kimball's Peak 3 Colorado Springs CO 7/29/16
Metropolitan MetroLux 12 Loveland CO 7/29/16
Sundance Sunset Cinemas West Hollywood CA 7/29/16
Rolling Hills 20 Torrance CA 7/29/16
Burbank Town Center 8 Burbank CA 7/29/16
Monrovia Cinema 12 -Krikorian - Monrovia CA 7/29/16
AMC Atlantic Times Square 14 Monterey Park CA 7/29/16
Ontario Mills 30 Ontario CA 7/29/16
Krikorian Redlands Cinema 14 Redlands CA 7/29/16
California Oaks 17 Murrieta CA 7/29/16
Block 30 @ Orange Orange CA 7/29/16
Century Stadium 25 Theatre - Orange Orange CA 7/29/16
Mary Pickford 14 Cathedral City CA 7/29/16
Lancaster Blvd Cinemas 3 Lancaster CA 7/29/16
Palm Cinema San Luis Obispo CA 7/29/16
Town Square 18 Las Vegas NV 7/29/16
Village Square 18 Las Vegas NV 7/29/16
Colonnade 14 Las Vegas NV 7/29/16
Ahwatukee 24 Phoenix AZ 7/29/16
Superstition Springs 25 Mesa AZ 7/29/16
Kahala Theatres 8 Honolulu HI 7/29/16
Dole Cannery 18 Honolulu HI 7/29/16
Vancouver Mall 23 Vancouver WA 7/29/16
City Center 12 Vancouver WA 7/29/16
Cinetopia Progress Ridge 14 Beaverton OR 7/29/16
Bijou Art Cinema Eugene OR 7/29/16
Pony Village 11 North Bend OR 7/29/16
Thornton Place Stadium 14 & IMAX Seattle WA 7/29/16
Alderwood 16 Lynnwood WA 7/29/16
Parkway Plaza 12 Tukwila WA 7/29/16
Grand Cinema 4- Tacoma Tacoma WA 7/29/16
Pickford Film Center 3 Bellingham WA 7/29/16
River Park Square 20 Spokane WA 7/29/16
Cascade Mall Cinemas 14 Burlington WA 7/29/16
Gateway 14 Wenatchee WA 7/29/16
Rose Twin Port Townsend WA 7/29/16
Empire 3 San Francisco CA 7/29/16
Century Tanforan 20 San Bruno CA 7/29/16
Century 20 Daly City Daly City CA 7/29/16
Oakridge 20 San Jose CA 7/29/16
Century Pacific Commons 16 Fremont CA 7/29/16
Laguna Village 12 Sacramento CA 7/29/16
Tower Theatre Sacramento CA 7/29/16
Century Riverside 12 Reno NV 7/29/16
Varsity Theatre 5 Ashland OR 7/29/16
Pelican Cinemas Klamath Falls OR 7/29/16
Davis Varsity Theatre Davis CA 7/29/16
Broadway 12 Eureka CA 7/29/16
Rialto Cinemas 9 Sebastopol CA 7/29/16
Sebastiani Sonoma CA 7/29/16
Megaplex 17@Jordan Commons Sandy UT 7/29/16
Boise Stadium 21 Cinemas Boise ID 7/29/16
The Flicks 4 Boise ID 7/29/16

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Viggo Mortensen Goes Green: ‘I Trust Hillary About as Much as I Trust Donald Trump’


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The ageless actor discusses his award-worthy turn as a hippie father in new film Captain Fantastic, male versus female nudity, and the 2016 presidential election.

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"I've always been comfortable in the wilderness," coos Viggo Mortensen. We are, as it were, quite far from the bucolic, huddled together in a booth at a chic restaurant in downtown Manhattan, a maddening mélange of unimpeded socialites, regrettable facial hair, and Viggo who, at 57, does not look as though he's aged a single day since carving up Orcs in Middle Earth. Spending most of the year in Madrid, Spain, sipping on Argentinean malbecs will do that to you.

The occasion of our chat is his wonderful new film Captain Fantastic, about a hippie father of six, Ben, raising his brood in the forests of the Pacific Northwest on a steady diet of deer, rock climbing, and Chomsky. Viggo's titular Superdad devotes every waking hour to shaping the minds and bodies of his offspring, while shielding them from the terrors of the outside world, with its meddlesome corporations, broken systems, and sugary soda.

When their estranged mother succumbs to her mental disease, the clan decides to break their eight-year hiatus and reenter society to attend her funeral. Along the way, they do their best to "stick it to the man" as often as possible, from pilfering groceries to scaring off police, but eventually come face to face with the man himself: their mother's disapproving father, played with icy Frank Langella-ness by Frank Langella.

Viggo completed a two-week boot camp with his on-screen kids prior to shooting in Washington state, wherein the gang engaged in rock climbing (he hated it), jujitsu, martial arts, singing, sleeping outside together, building a fire from scratch, and playing music. The gals attended a gutting and skinning animals class, while Viggo practiced the bagpipes and guitar—two instruments he hadn't played prior to signing onto the film. By the time shooting began, he says, they'd formed a tight fictional family unit.

"As far as Ben's worldview goes, and his way of thinking and his intensity of it, and his body language, and his kids, for me, it made it one of the most complex trips as a part that I've ever had," claims Viggo.

One of the film's indelible scenes exhibiting the aforementioned "body language" involved showing the Full Viggo, casually posing nude outside of the family's camper in front of several shocked passersby. It's not his most memorable bout with on-screen nudity, of course—that would be reserved for slicing up a cabal of Russian gangsters in a steam room in Eastern Promises, their blades coming dangerously close to his swinging phallus.

"There's a problem with nudity in the United States," says Viggo matter-of-factly, before expanding on the volume of female on-screen nudity versus male. "It's not even. It's not even.

"There's the issue of violence versus nudity," he continues. "We have no problem in video games or on TV shows or in movies of showing kids beheadings and massive shootings, yet you can't swear or can't see a male or female body. It seems odd, and doesn't seem healthy."

According to Viggo, the message of Matt Ross's Captain Fantastic concerns the importance of dialogue—listening to opposing opinions and finding a middle ground, like his freewheeling Trotskyite and Langella's tightly-wound grandfather-businessman who's worried that Dad's out-there hijinks will get his children killed.

"At the beginning of the movie, you think, oh, this is going to be the merry band of prankster left-wing outsiders going up against conservatives—and conservative ideas—and that would've been fine, but a more limited story," offers Viggo. "It's much more layered, complex, and rewarding than that because they're flawed. For Ben, you can alternate between what a great father and this guy's a maniac.

"We need to broaden our perspectives and our points of view to see what other people think—to consider the arguments of people we instinctively don't agree with—but people just stay in their camps and do research on what they already believe in," he adds. "And you have politicians say things like, 'Oh, you don't have to pay attention to those others. Just trust me, ignore them.' 'Just watch Fox' or 'just watch MSNBC.' I think this movie is striking a chord because it touches on something that's happening in the country: on the lack of social cohesion and the communication problems we have."

Nowhere is this divide more pronounced in America than in the political arena, where presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, a real-estate heir turned reality star, has conducted a particularly combative and ugly campaign, giving his rivals schoolyard nicknames, claiming his opponent is playing the "woman card," and accusing Ted Cruz's father of being involved in the assassination of JFK. Oh, and that's not to mention his string of asinine and outrageous stances, including a Muslim travel ban, deporting 11 million Mexican immigrants, calling for women who receive abortions to be punished, and most recently, claiming he can relate to the black experience in America because he's taken on a "rigged" system during the current election season.

"He's only saying in cruder terms what really started with Reagan, but then took flight with Gingrich in '94: the polarizing, race-baiting rhetoric of the Republican Party for the last several decades is coming home to roost," says Viggo. "Trump is the logical conclusion. He's not very nuanced in his diatribes, but he's not saying anything very different than what [Paul] Ryan, [John] Boehner, [Dick] Cheney, and [Mitch] McConnell are saying. All of these guys have been engaging in the same divisive, racist politics."

Viggo was an outspoken Bernie Sanders supporter, but ever since the Bern's final embers went out, he's redirected his allegiance to Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Yes, Aragorn is no fan of Hillary Clinton.

"If you want a woman then vote for Jill Stein," he says. "If you really want a woman president—if that's what you want—vote for Jill Stein. I trust Hillary about as much as I trust Donald Trump. I think she's dishonest, I don't think she has the interests of working people at heart, and I think she's shown that time and again. All the things that Bernie Sanders said about her I agree with."

But, to quote political satirist Bill Maher, there are only two choices really on the menu this election: Hillary and Trump. Viggo, in addition to accusing the Daily News of doing "a hatchet-job facilitated by Hillary's people on Bernie" during their editorial board conversation, says he's aware that the "Bernie or Bust" strategy—or supporting a third-party candidate like Jill Stein—may be paving the way for President Donald Trump.

"Yeah, I was a Bernie supporter," says Viggo. "And I know the argument is, 'Yes, if you vote for Jill Stein you're giving Trump a chance.' The Nader argument. But you know, at some point it's got to change. We should have a parliamentary system. It's really got to change."

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